About Balanced Healthcare

Since 1996 Balanced Healthcare (formerly Flemington Chiropractic) has provided care to members of our local and extended community including Flemington, Kensington, Moonee Ponds, Essendon, Ascot Vale, Maribyrnong, Maidstone, Footscray, Yarraville and beyond.

All types of conditions are confidently managed by our chiropractic team including headaches, neck pain, back pain, whiplash, work injuries, motor vehicle injuries, and chronic back conditions. In addition to this, we also provide chiropractic care to infants and children.

We are dedicated to helping our patients and their families achieve improved health and wellbeing through a greater understanding of how the body works and in doing so, allowing each and every one of our patients to be the best that they can be.

Our clinic is open:
Monday – 9am to 7pm
Tuesday – 9am to 7pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday – 9am to 7pm
Friday – 9am to 7pm
Saturday – 8am to 1pm
Sunday – Closed

The team at Balanced Healthcare are dedicated to empowering you and your family to achieve your true health potential.


Our goal is to inspire you to make positive lifestyle choices and to enhance your health and vitality.

Our Dedicated Employees


Dr Amanda Boyd


Dr Amanda Boyd graduated from RMIT University Melbourne in 2001 and in 2006 became the principal chiropractor and owner of Flemington Chiropractic.

Amanda’s special interest is treating children and pregnant mums. As a mum she has seen first hand the benefits chiropractic care has had on herself during pregnancy and the benefits on her son and daughter.

Amanda completed a 3-year post-graduate in Paediatric and Pregnancy making her one of a handful of chiropractors that have these qualifications to treat Musculoskeletal conditions during pregnancy and childhood.

Musculoskeletal conditions which may benefit from chiropractic care:
lower back pain in pregnancy, sciatic pain, neck pain, and thoracic pain.

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Dr Hayley Adami


Dr. Hayley Adami is a driven Chiropractor committed to provide high quality care to patients of all ages. Skilled in providing manual adjustments and low force techniques tailored to patient presentation and preference. These include Sacral Occipital Technique (SOT) Pelvic blocking and the `Activator. She has always been extremely passionate about the human body, and the connection and interactions it has with the brain.
Hayley has a Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic) from RMIT. She loves that being a chiropractor allows her to interact and help people from all walks of life. This includes from birth, right through to the elderly.


Kathryn Harmer

Remedial Massage Therapist

Kathryn’s passion for massage has seen her continue to study and learn various techniques that assist with a range of musculoskeletal issues and help clients with specific needs.
Kathryn takes a whole body approach and using her experience she has learnt that muscles cannot release until the body is in a state of deep rest. Therefore, she may include techniques such as breathing, passive movement and stretching.
She also has training in Craniofascial therapy which is a gentile modality that works to release the pelvic, the spine and the cranial to return the body into a state of ease. Kathryn has a special affinity with pregnancy massage. Her approach offers harmony and balance to mums and mums to be.

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Paula Spargo


Paula Spargo is a Myotherapist who has worked in a variety of clinical settings both with Chiropractors and Physiotherapists. She has also been a part of the Myotherapy team at the Essendon Football Club. Paula has worked with pre and post natal mums, MND, Aquired Brain Injury. Paula’s main passion as a therapist is to work with her clients to ascertain the cause of the pain and dysfunction and to educate as to the Why? She uses many testing techniques on muscle, skeletal and neural responses to determine the best treatment to suit individual client’s needs. She integrates Exercise Prescription and Rehabilitation to provide the client with the know how, and together create a self managed program that is practical to use along with ongoing support in the clinic. This assists with improved posture, better sleep quality, injury prevention, better recovery, reduced pain and symptoms reoccurring for the long term. Paula is a keen Gym Bunny herself and has a love of sport and knows the importance of keeping herself fit and active and enabling her clients to do the same.

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Claudine Ellis

Psychologist and Gut-Directed Hypnotherapist

Claudine is a warm, confident and skilled professional working to balance body and mind; supporting people overcoming eating disorders, IBS & gut issues, anxiety, low mood and sleep difficulties. Claudine can help you heal, refocus, and start utilising your inner strengths, by providing a safe space, listening carefully to your concerns and goals and working collaboratively to develop a treatment plan tailored uniquely to you.

Claudine offers experienced and effective support to assist you to a healthier level of functioning; through a strong therapeutic alliance, accurate assessment and empirically-supported treatments. Body and mind are a complex interrelated system and Claudine works with you in an integrated way to holistically facilitate positive changes; physically and psychologically.

Claudine aims to provide you with a warm, engaging and professional service that feels comfortable, collaborative and safe; supporting you for any or all parts of your journey. The goal is to facilitate growth from challenges, healing and moving forward into happier, healthier functioning. Reach out for an obligation-free chat to see how Claudine could best support you today.



Support Team

Amiko is a friendly, bubbly and caring soul hence, her love for this line of work. With over 15 years experience you can always count on her for diligence in her work and passion for all our clients to get the best care they can. Her commitment to the clinic is second only to her drive to bring health and wellbeing into the lives of everyone that walks through our doors.