Hello and Welcome to ‘Back to Bump’ -Chiropractic Care for mums & bubs
This is a space created for all things family, pregnancy and paediatric healthcare.
Back to Bump Chiropractic clinic is located upstairs at Northcote Natural Therapies with appointments available Friday, Saturday & Mondays.
Home visits are also available Monday-Saturday.
Dr Ellen Ribolli is so excited to meet you and loves being a part of the High Street community servicing the Northern Suburbs.
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Dr Ellen Ribolli (BHSc, M.Clin.Chiro)
Ellen is a Chiropractor with a special interest in pregnancy and paediatric care.
Ellen’s passion is to educate families about the role of the spine and pelvis during pregnancy and birth.
Her aim is to assist in pregnancy being the most comfortable experience possible, including treatment for back and sciatic pain, round ligament pain, neck and shoulder pain, and headaches.
Ellen has studied paediatric neuro-development and is particularly passionate about treatment for plagiocephaly (flat head) and torticollis (wry/stiff neck).
Ellen has attended ‘Spinning Babies’ workshops which teach specific techniques that she believes are an essential tool throughout pregnancy.
Ellen is determined to work with you to achieve your specific health goals and along-side treatment is qualified to advise healthy lifestyle tips, exercises or stretches.
Ellen herself has been under Chiropractic care for over 25 years and believes this has attributed to her active and healthy lifestyle. When Ellen is not working you will find her sitting in the sun with a good book.
Chiropractic For Pregnancy
Ellen uses a range of techniques including manual adjustments, low force adjustments, soft tissue therapy, dry needling, cranial-sutural release, dural stretching, pregnancy specific stretching, ‘spinning babies’ trained exercises. All techniques are gentle and modified to the age and condition of the patient.
Chiropractic care during pregnancy has been shown to be a safe and effective treatment method and many women report great benefits from care.
Chiropractic care may assist in relieving:
Lower back or sciatic pain
Neck and shoulder pain
Headaches or migraines
Rib and diaphragm discomfort
Pelvic floor dysfunction
Round ligament pain/cramping
If you have any concerns regarding treatment it is important to discuss with your Chiropractor or any further questions with your GP, obstetrician or mid wife where necessary.
Chiropractic For Children
Chiropractic care for children is gentle and specific to different ages. Treatment for children involves a comprehensive neurological exam, primitive and postural reflex assessment, hip and shoulder integrity, tongue tie and latching and muscular tone.
Common presenting conditions in infants:
Plagiocephaly (flat head)
Torticollis (wry or stiff neck)
Hip dysfunction not limited to hip dysplasia
“Your health is an investment, not an expense”
Home Visit - $100
A consultation in the comfort of your own home.
This appointment type may be more suited to mothers in later stages of pregnancy or families with newborn children.
Initial Consultation - $80
First consultation includes thorough health history, physical examination, orthopaedic and neurological assessment, treatment unless otherwise clinically indicated.
Standard Consultation - $60
Follow up appointment for existing patients including a review of current history and relevant assessments.
*All fees are claimable through eligible health insurance providers.
Our priority is for Chiropractic care to be accessible to everyone and we strive to allow our prices to be affordable as possible for all ages.