B.App.Sc (Comp Med Chiro) M.Chiro


General spinal complaints with a specific interest in lower back injuries, Posture, Headaches, Hip Injuries, Rowers, Runners and Triathletes



– Hands On India volunteer and active board member

– Former Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) sponsored rower, competed at state, national and international levels.

– Founder and Director of South Yarra Spine & Sports Medicine.

Luke Nichols holds a Masters of Clinical Chiropractic with Distinction, and is the founder and principal chiropractor of SYSSM, with other 9 years of clinical experience. Luke is a keen athlete, and has worked with many elite sporting teams in a professional capacity, including the Australian Olympic Rowing Team.

His passion for holistic health has lead him to design SYSSM as a multidisciplinary centre for people who value their wellbeing and proactively want to achieve their optimal level of health.

As a husband and father of two young children, Luke understands the demands of balancing family life with a successful business, his responsibilities as a clinician and the need to remain fit, healthy and perform optimally on a personal level.   Luke is passionate about inspiring each and every patient to live a balanced life of optimal health, wellbeing and performance.

Luke has been committed to constantly increasing his knowledge base as a chiropractor, including helping educate fourth year Murdoch University students in an international environment on the importance of accurately diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions. He has had the privilege of volunteering his services in India over the past five years with the Hands on India project. Through HOI, Luke has demonstrated has exceptional clinical and leadership qualities by co-ordinating and leading numerous excursions into underprivileged parts of India such that healthcare can be bought to those most in need.

Luke is a passionate chiropractor who employs numerous treatment approaches depending on the needs of his patients, allowing him to comprehensively evaluate and assess the neuro-musculoskeletal system. He is also focused on empowering patients to manage and prevent injury so they can achieve peak physical condition. Luke’s special interests are lower back injuries, neck complaints (including headaches), and hip injuries.


Level 1, 56 Claremont St, South Yarra


03 9826 2122 | [email protected]


Level 1, 56 Claremont St, South Yarra


03 9826 2122  [email protected]

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