We want you to get the most out of your life so whether you have neck or back pain, headaches, pregnancy related pain or sport injuries....

We're here to help you!

Our team of therapists work hard to provide you with individualised treatments, using an evidence based approach to  help you move and feel better.

We treat using a holistic view of the body which can be applied to many complaints including back pain, sports injuries, aches and pain or even if want advice on your golf swing.....we're here for you.

Meet Your Healthcare Team

Dr Kym Nicol

B.Sc (Clin.Sc) M.H.Sc.



Practice Prinicipal

Kym graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and a Master of Health Science (Osteopathy).


Kym enjoys treating people of all ages from children through to the elderly and has a special interest in women's health and treating women during and after pregnancy. She has completed further courses to enhance her knowledge in obstetrics, treatment for pre and post pregnancy and post-pregnancy pelvic pain. She has also completed additional training in osteopathic treatment of infants and children.


Kym utilises many techniques in her treatments, including soft tissue massage, joint manipulation and indirect techniques better suited to infants and those wishing for a gentle treatment.


She encourages patients to take an active role in their health by educating them about their condition while also prescribing home exercises and ergonomic advice when necessary.

Outside of work you will find Kym spending time with her husband and three young children. A keen hockey player, you will also find her running around on the hockey field.

Dr Sallyanne Eaton

B.Sc (Clin.Sc) M.H.Sc.



Sallyanne graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and a Master of Health Science (Osteopathy). 

Sallyanne treats a range of acute and chronic injuries using a variety of techniques including soft tissue massage, myofascial release, joint articulation and exercise rehabilitation. Sallyanne has completed further studies in mindfulness meditation and breathing dysfunctions and also MINDD training for gut-mind health for mental health issues.


Sally is a TPI (Titleist Perfomance Institute) certified golf assessor. She is trained to screen golfers for areas of tightness, weakness or lack of muscular control that may be affecting their game. Sally can then tailor a treatment plan and exercise program to address these issues.

Previously Sallyanne has worked as a football trainer at the Werribee Centrals and Williamstown CYMS football clubs and was a volunteer with St. John Ambulance.


Outside of work Sallyanne enjoys playing golf, reading, sewing her own clothes and hanging out with her cat Slinky Penelope. 

Dr John Hickey

B.Sc (Clin.Sc) M.H.Sc.



John has graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and Master of Osteopathy at Victoria University.


John's passion for Osteopathy began at an early age after seeing an osteopath for a sporting injury he sustained as a kid.
John enjoys treating a variety of different conditions from a diverse demographic with an interest in chronic pain, headaches, migraines and sports injuries.

John has been involved in sport his entire life and participated in numerous local sporting events in Ballarat having attended school at St. Patrick's College. School is where he developed a strong sense of community for the township of Ballarat and its people.


John grew up having participated in track and field athletics, footy, rugby karate, tennis and many other activities. As a result, he has seen his fair share of injuries and enjoys working closely with his patients to aid them in their return to activity.
John is passionate about helping people achieve their goals, with an emphasis on patient education and rehabilitation which compliment his hands-on techniques in the treatment room including: joint manipulation, soft tissue massage and indirect techniques.
John has further training in Dry Needling and Myofascial Cupping which he likes to use to compliment his treatments where necessary.


When John is not in clinic, you can find him at the athletics track working up a sweat, sipping on a coffee at the café or playing with his gorgeous Border Collie, Pip

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Ballarat Osteopathic Clinic

209a Doveton Street South

Ballarat VIC 3350


MON, TUES,WED & FRI: 9am - 6pm

THURS: 9am - 8pm

SATURDAY: 9am - 1pm


209a Doveton Street South

Ballarat VIC 3350

© 2019 Ballarat Osteopathic Clinic.  All rights reserved

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