Our services:

  • Available 6-7 days a week
  • Same-Day-Appointments
  • Secure online appointments
  • Traction/ Decompression Machine
  • Access to a range of other allied health professionals
  • Onsite X-rays & HICAPS
  • HICAPS insurance rebates
  • Experienced Chiropractors



Emergency Chiropractic Melbourne is your first choice for after hours care. Our practice is located at 31 Droop Street, Footscray. Appointments can be made seven days a week with parking available at the front door. 

Dr Luka Fantela (Chiropractor) and Dr Tyler Loxley (Chiropractor) currently provide chiropractic services at Footscray and surrounding suburbs. They regularly see patients with neck pain, back pain, muscle and joint stiffness. 



What To Expect On Your First Footscray Chiropractor Visit

Emergency Chiropractic Melbourne are committed to providing you with treatment and clinical management with measurable, achievable outcomes that are based on supported research. Our team has many options available to treat you, including, traditional manual spinal adjustments, activators, blocks, drop pieces and spinal traction tables. Footscray chiropractic appointments can be made Monday to Friday, with the first appointment at 10am and last at 7pm. Saturday bookings can be made from 9am till 1pm.  Our team also has a select number of clinics open on Sundays and all public holidays. We will always do our best to offer you an appointment on the same day that you call. If nothing is available we can look for an appointment close buy in our Melbourne, Carlton and Hawthorn clinics.



  • All of Wellbeing’s Chiropractors have undertaken a minimum of 5-years full-time university study
  • Most of them have studied local at RMIT, whilst other have graduated from other courses at Murdoch, Maquarie & CQU.
  • Main subjects: Clinical sciences incl; clinical anatomy , micro-biology, pathology , physiology, bio-chemistry, radiology, pathology, differential diagnosis, neurology, neuro-anatomy, practical examinations, clinical examinations
  • Several of our chiropractors have studied other university courses in addition
  • All of our chiropractors complete continued professional development training and education
  • All our chiropractors are insured to practice
  • All our chiropractors hold level 2 first aid certification


When Can I Schedule A Footscray Chiropractor Appointment?

Your Footscray Chiropractors are available 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday with early morning and late evening appointments available.

Chiropractic Footscray
3 Droop Street
Call 03 9111 5689
Book Online HERE

Facts about Footscray

  • Footscray is located 6kms from Melbourne’s Central Business District
  • Its local government is the City of Maribyrnong 
  • As of the 2016 census, footscray had a population of 16,345
  • Footscray has a very diverse multicultural central shopping area which was once a centre for Greek, Italian and Yugoslavian migrants, it later became a hub for Vietnamese and East African immigrants in Melbourne 
  • Footscray is named after Foots Cray which is on the River Cray in London, England
  • Footscray was built largely on the traditional lands of the Kulin nation 
  • There are over 130 restaurants in Footscray consisting of Vietnamese, Indian, Chinese, African, Australian, Indonesia, Italian, Turkish, Thai and Japanese Cuisines.
  • Footscray is home to the Footscray market which is a large indoor market consisting of 33 food stalls, and 50 general stalls dealing in fresh produce
  • Footscray has an Asylum Seeker Resource centre on Nicholson which looks after the wellbeing of thousands of asylum seekers 
  • Colleen Hartland, a Victorian State Government Greens MP originates from Footscray
  • Michael Leunig the famous Australian cartoonist and poet comes from Footscray
  • Footscray has the Western General hospital which serves the health needs of its community.
  • Footscray has two Victoria University campuses located within the suburb
  • There are 5 Kindergartens located in Footscray 
  • Footscray has 2 secondary schools, Footscray city college and Gilmore girls college. 
  • The suburb itself has featured in a few Australian movies: Romper Stomper (1992), Metal Skin (1994) and Pawno (2015).
  • Footscray park is one of the largest and most intact examples of an Edwardian park in Australia and is listed as a heritage place on the Victorian Heritage Register.
  • The Australian Croatian Association headquarters is located in Footscray 
  • Footscray is home to the Western Bulldogs Australian Football club. 
  • The headquarters of Lonely Planet Publications were located in eastern Footscray till 2016.

Wellbeing Chiropractic Berwick team

Chiropractic facts:

  • First chiropractic adjustment was done by Daniel David Palmer in 1895 for partial deaf janitor Harvey Lillard.
  • Chiro means ‘Hands’ in Greek. Chiropractor are using hands to examine the patient and fine ‘spinal dysfunction’ and to treat musculoskeletal conditions.
  • You don’t need a referral from GP to see a chiropractor as they are primary contact practitioner.
  • The course of chiropractic care is carried certain risks such as mild discomfort following treatment and falling from the treatment table
  • To become a chiropractor you need to complete a 5 years university course.
  • Spinal manipulation is the major skill the chiropractor use for acute and chronic low back pain.
  • Chiropractors are most well known for conditions involving the low back and neck.
  • Initial chiropractic consultation will include any relevant medical history, physical examination such as orthopedic tests, range of motion and palpation accordingly and chiropractor will perform the spinal manipulation if there is no medical contraindication and if this form of treatment is indicated.
  • Most private insurance will cover chiropractic treatment in Australia such as Bupa, Medibank etc.

What do people commonly visit the chiropractor for:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Muscle and Joint Stiffness