Dr. Richard Shacksnovis

Dr. Richard Shacksnovis graduated as a chiropractor from the Durban University of Technology in 2005. He has previously been in practice in the city of Cape Town for the last 10 years, where he worked in a busy multi-disciplinary clinic.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, relaxing on some trail with his Mountain bike or learning more about the footy as he is traditionally from a rugby union country.


Dr. Richard is passionate about chiropractic care and especially about helping you and your family achieve optimal health and wellbeing so that you can live a healthy and happy life.


He strongly believes that injuries are not only possible from isolated conditions and prides his consultations on the delivery of holistic health care tailored to each individual after a thorough functional assessment. In order to achieve optimal results for patients Richard implements a variety of techniques as a chiropractor in order to help attain the best results. He incorporates Applied Kinesiology, NIP, nutritional testing as well as Thompson drop piece and activator methods in conjunction with soft tissue work. Focusing on correcting dysfunction within the immune, digestive and hormonal systems with lifestyle advice. Dr. Richard enjoys the challenges of encountering such a diverse population here in Melbourne. Overall he aims to instil his passion for healthcare and well-being in every person he encounters, to lead them to a better quality of living.