About Us

Ballarat Spinal Health has been providing Chiropractic care to the local community since 2014 and we offer a premium level of Chiropractic care for people of all ages. We are dedicated to assist, support and guide individuals and families to improve their health and quality of life by proactively managing Chiropractic, nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices.

Our offices are conveniently located in residential Central Ballarat, within a modern, friendly multidisciplinary allied health clinic. We service areas including Ballarat and surrounding regional areas such as Ararat, Avoca, Castlemaine, Ballan, Meredith, Colac and Skipton. Our facilities offer ample on-street parking, disabled access and Saturday morning hours.

Meet the Chiropractors

Ballarat Spinal Health Dale Hawkes


Gonstead Chiropractor

B.H.Sc (Chiropractic), M.Clin.Chiro, B.App.Sc (Ex. Sci), P.Grad.Dip (Ex. Rehab)

Dr Dale is the Principal Chiropractor and Director of Ballarat Spinal Health. He graduated with Distinction from his Chiropractic studies in 2012 at RMIT University in Melbourne. Dale is a passionate advocate of Gonstead Chiropractic and is an active member of the Gonstead Chiropractic Society (Australia) and the Australian Chiropractors Association. Dale holds the Ambassador certification for the Gonstead Chiropractic Society of Australia and is also an active Board Member within the Society.

Dale strives to excel and in doing so continues to attend many Chiropractic Seminars and spends many hours studying in order to further his Chiropractic and general knowedge. Dr Dale has also obtained degrees in Exercise Science and Exercise Rehabilitation from the University of Ballarat (now Federation University).
Dale has experience in managing back pain, sciatica, headaches, sports injuries, rehabilitation, families, pregnancy, diet and exercise. His particular clinical interests include headaches, low back pain, acute pain presentations and pregnant patients.