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We are now "Riverside Wellness Centre"

– located just a few doors down from our original office!

Dr Zac Hakes would like to welcome all current and future patients to his beautiful new space located at at Suite 5, 243 River Street, Ballina

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment please don’t hesitate to give us call on 0423 046 141

New website coming soon!

Experience freedom from pain

Based in Ballina, our osteopaths provide customised treatments to alleviate pain & get you back to doing what you love!

Above all, our focus is to provide an outstanding treatment - to help people regain their health, movement & quality of life

We provide tailored treatments to help decrease pain, improve mobility and recover from injury. Our focus is to ensure you can get the most enjoyment out of your life and have the freedom to do the things you love – this could be to work without pain, to play the sport you love, to engage in your favourite hobbies or simply the ability to pick up your kids or grandkids.

Assessment & treatments tailored to your needs

Our skilled Osteopaths treat infants right through to the elderly, with the underlying goal to improve function, reduce pain and restore one’s quality of life

Assessment & treatments catered to your needs

Whatever your age, fitness level or state of health our treatment approach is tailored to care for your needs. We perform an in-depth assessment before each session to determine what is causing your pain and how best to treat it.

Don’t suffer needlessly from pain. We can help!

Many of the aches and pains people experience can often stem from a mechanical source. Whether this be a pinched nerve, tight muscle, or connective tissue – we help identify the problem area and treat it with both precision and care.

Experienced practitioners. Excellent reputation.

Our talented Osteopaths and Chiropractor collectively share over 40 years of hands on experience and have earned themselves an exceptional reputation for their skilled hands, expertise and far reaching results.

Your local Osteopathscaring for our community

Our highly experienced Ballina Osteopaths and Chiropractor have cared for the Northern Rivers community for over 30 years. Whether you are a tradesmen suffering from a sore back; an athlete wanting to increase performance; a grandparent wanting to keep up with grandkids; an overworked professional suffering from headaches; a hard working retail worker suffering from aching feet and knees; or an office worker feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders, we can help you rid yourself from pain.

We pride ourselves in being able to support our local community and help them get back to doing what they love. With over 90% of our patients coming from referrals, we are thankful for the opportunity to provide pertinent advice, treatment and rehabilitation to all those in need. Our great reputation and caring dispositions are underpinned by expertise, a warm bedside manner and far reaching therapeutic results during our sessions.

Tired of incessant aches and pains? We can help

Do you wake up feeling tired, lacking enthusiasm and are plagued by incessant aches and pains? 

Do you find yourself feeling like the years are finally starting to catch up with you?

Does the thought of enduring yet another day of work whilst in pain make you cringe? 

If so, take solace in the thought that help is close at hand. 

For many of us bodily aches and pains can be an unfortunate part of life. But it does not have to be. With the proper care a number acute and chronic conditions can be treated both successful and inexpensively. 

At Ballina Osteopathic & Chiropractic Centre our highly trained and caring practitioners aim to correct such imbalances to help you and family reclaim your health and sense of wellbeing.

Our techniques  how we treat & what to expect

All techniques utilised by our Osteopaths & Chiropractor are performed to enhance healing, reduce pain, and promote an increase in function to any dysfunctional tissues. Each and every treatment is specifically catered to the individual’s body type, presenting complaint and treatment preferences. 

Some of the technique we commonly use within our clinic include:

Soft Tissue Therapy | Muscle Energy Techniques | Joint Cavitation Adjustments | Visceral Mobilisation | Cranial Sacral Therapy

Fees & scheduling

At Ballina Osteopathic and Chiropractic Centre our sessions include an initial consultation, in depth orthopaedic, neurological, and functional assessment, and treatment to one or several regions. During your treatment, your practitioner will explain what may be causing your pain or problem, detail how best to go about correcting such imbalances and formulate a plan with you to best achieve your health care goals. 

Subsequent sessions are priced according to duration of time. With sessions ranging from our standard 30 minute treatment, to an extended 1 hour treatment. At all times your comfort, consent, and any concerns you may have are especially important to us. As such, we communicate often and explain things in detail to provide both information and peace of mind.

Don't let pain persist & continue to interfere with your quality of life

If you are suffering from pain and need corrective care, take your first step towards better health and make an appointment today!