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

With a passion for promoting health and wellbeing, Luke is an entrepreneur working in the health care sector in both private practice and corporate health. Luke holds a Masters of Clinical Chiropractic with Distinction, and is the founder and principal chiropractor of SYSSM, with over 14  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. As a husband and father of four 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 person to live a balanced life of optimal health, wellbeing and performance. His passion for health has lead him to design SYSSM as a true multidisciplinary centre for people who value their wellbeing and proactively want to achieve their optimal level of health.  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 many years with the Hands on India (HOI)  project. Through HOI, Luke has demonstrated 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.

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Clinical Interests

  • General spinal complaints with a specific interest – Lower back injuries, Posture, Headaches, Hip Injuries, Rowers, Runners and Triathletes.


  • Hands On India Pty Ltd  – Board Member | Volunteer
  • MOIRA Pty Ltd – Board Member
  • IHC Clinical Advisory Committee Member
  • IHC Business performance consultant
  • Founder and Director of South Yarra Spine & Sports Medicine & Balance 365 Pty Ltd
  • Former Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) rower, competed at state, national and international levels.