Dr Paul Bergamo completed his Chiropractic degree in 1995 from RMIT University. Paul has been Owner and Principal Chiropractor of Bergamo Chiropractic and Nutrition Centre, a natural, multi-disciplinary centre in Boronia, since 2000. In 2003, he completed a post graduate Diploma (Nutrition) from Deakin University. Paul has two lecturing appointments teaching chiropractic students nutrition. For nine years, he taught the nutrition program at RMIT University . His current appointment is with Central Queensland University . He has completed all 16 modules of the Carrick Post Graduate Neurology program and successfully completed a Diplomate of the American College Neurology Board (DACNB). Paul is Chair of the Nutrition and Supplementation Clinical Interest Group (NCIG) for the Australian Chiropractic Association (ACA) and is Past President of the Chiropractic Association of Australia ( CAA) Victoria. Paul is Founder and host of the podcast show BACKchat, where health experts and inspirational individuals are interviewed on the five pillars of Health: "Thinking, Eating, Moving, Sleeping and your Neurology." For a free download of any of the 30 shows released, click: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/backchat/id972497993.
With Paul's wealth of experience and further post graduate study , Paul sees all complicated cases with one of the three possible consultations - Chiropractic Neuro Rehabilitation, Nutrition or Musculoskeletal consultations.
Paul loves to spend time with his family, catch up with friends and exercise at the gym.
: B. App. Sc (Clin Sci), B.C.Sc (Chiro), DACNB. Member of CAA, AAFN,CCNP
Grad Dip of Health Science (Nutrition)
Host of BACKchat
Dr Jessica Sexton
Dr Jessica Sexton graduated with distinction from RMIT University with a double bachelor in Health Science and Applied Science, majoring in Chiropractic. She has worked at clinics in Eltham and Lower Plenty, and has also spent time volunteering in villages in Udaipur (India).
Jessica is passionate about helping patients achieve their best outcomes through Chiropractic care and a happy, healthy lifestyle. She loves finishing her days knowing that she has made someone feel better.
Her interests are family health and wellness, lifestyle modification and rehabilitation. As well as a high interest in managing postural strains, headaches, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, pregnancy associated complaints, plus a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints.
Jessica’s treatments involve the use of traditional chiropractic techniques as well as low force and gentle corrective adjustments. The combinations implemented are individualised taking into consideration the patient's age, type of injury, spinal function, and the patients personal responses to other treatments in the past.
Jessica enjoys the outdoors, drinking an almond cappuccino and spending time with her barking fur baby.
BHSc/BAppSc (Chiropractic), Member of CAA
Daniel Catalano has studied a Bachelor of Health Science - Clinical Myotherapy, and is a member of the Institute of Registered Myotherapists of Australia. As a Myotherapist, Daniel will assess your posture, mobility, functional movement and lifestyle factors to identify the source of your pain in order to treat the problem rather than just your symptoms. This is achieved by the use of massage, dry needling, cupping, joint mobilisation and exercise prescription. Daniel - like all our practitioners - has a heavy thirst for learning interest and has just completed the first year of the Chiropractic program, at RMIT University. Daniel enjoys getting out to play golf, watching his beloved St. Kilda Saints, and catching up with his friends and family.
B H Sc (Clinical Myotherapy), Member of MAA (Myotherapy Association Australia)
Liam graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology commonly known as RMIT in a Diploma of Remedial Massage. He is currently practicing his trade in an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy where he will complete his studies in June of 2019.
Liam recognises the importance of self-care and how work and lifestyle commitments can alter the body and its general wellbeing. Liam’s goal is to discover where the underlying issue resides through subjective and objective analysis as well as assessment protocols that will aid in developing a treatment plan. This is essential for Liam and his client to determine what steps must be taken to ultimately resolve the issue. He has a true passion for the industry and how remedial massage can allow clients to better themselves, this is achieved through the relationship of manual treatment via many different forms, corrective exercises and take-home knowledge to benefit the client. Liam understands the importance in take home advice and finds it crucial that the client is firstly given the knowledge to help themselves and set them on the right path to progress.
As well as working at BCNC, Liam currently works at several elite sporting clubs including Melbourne Victory FC, Collingwood AFLW and Melbourne Storm.
Liam enjoys sports of all kind, going to the gym and leading an overall healthy lifestyle. Other interests include travelling and socialising with friends and family.
Rachael is a qualified myotherapist graduating from Australia College of Fitness and Bodyworks with a Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy and Cert III and IV in Fitness.
Rachael knows firsthand what a busy and stressful lifestyle can do to the body both physically and emotionally. She will be able to relate to your daily pressures and actively assist in helping you improve your functional body movements with both massage and exercise therapy. Rachael employs many remedial massage methods and is a strong believer of myofascial release techniques. She will also guide you with your functional body movements.
Rachael is big on educating her clients to better assist them in their daily functional lives. Knowledge is key so she will endeavor to impart hers to you.
Rachael enjoys sport, study and most importantly likes to hang out with family and friends.
Alexandra Osellame graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health with degree in Health Science, majoring in Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine. She is also an accredited member of the Australian Natural Therapies Association. Alexandra will be also be studying her Masters of Human Nutrition at Deakin University in 2019.
Alexandra has a strong passion for helping others and enjoys building strong relationships with her clients, where she develops an individualised treatment plan. Alexandra offers her clients education, skills, lifestyle recommendations, dietary changes and supplements to help achieve your short and long-term goals.
Alexandra specialises in weight loss/gain, mental health issues (anxiety, depression), pre-conception and pregnancy, gut issues (IBS, IBD, bloating, reflux, food intolerances, celiac disease), fatigue, insomnia, headaches and skin conditions. Alexandra enjoys spending time outdoors, playing and watching sport, spending time with friends and family and creating new recipes in the kitchen.
Arienne has been a Chiropractic Assistant at Bergamo Chiropractic and Nutrition, since its inception in 2000. Arienne works Monday mornings. She has loved watching the children we have seen fifteen years ago become teenagers, to the older patients that are ageing well. She has a background in Hospitality with a Diploma from Box Hill Institute and also works part time at Mitcham GymbaROO. She is also a mum to Kiara and Caleb who are both in their teenage years. She loves to bake and attend the new Ringwood Aquanation gymnasium for a Tai Chi Class.
Pei Choo Hoe
Pei Choo moved to Australia in 2007 from Singapore. She worked for Dr Kate Grogan for one year, and then moved to BCNC in August 2018. Coming from an IT background, Pei Choo has a lot of knowledge about running systems which helps the clinic run very smoothly.
Pei Choo enjoys life with her husband, three almost grown-up children and her fluffy dog. Her hobbies include baking, solving puzzles and sewing.
Anna has completed her Certificate III in Sport and Recreation through the AFL Traineeship program and has completed her Bachelor of Health Science – Majoring in Nutrition, Psychology and Exercise Science at Deakin University. Anna is currently in her second year of Bachelor of Health Science/Applied Science (Chiropractic) at RMIT University. She has a background in Hospitality and Aged Care, has a passion for caring for others and loves a chat!
In her spare time, she enjoys the great outdoors with camping and hiking, and when indoors she loves baking and decorating cakes. Anna is recently engaged and loves to spend time with her fiancé’ Nathan. They are very excited and are in the planning stages for their wedding!
Kiara graduated from Yarra Valley Grammar school in 2018. Through studying the subject psychology in high school, she has developed a love for of psychological science, and is therefore studying a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne, majoring in Psychology. Kiara also studied Chinese mandarin throughout high school, and intends to continue the language at the University of Melbourne in 2019. Kiara also has experience in customer service, from working at IGA since 2015.
Kiara enjoys singing and dancing, where she was in the Australian Girls Choir from 2007 until 2018, as well as dancing in multiple dance schools in her local area across 11 years. Kiara also volunteers at her local nursing home, which she has been doing since 2016, providing enjoyment for the elderly people who do not get many visitors.