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At Vida Lifestyles, our philosophy is simple, we provide natural health services so you can live life to the fullest!
Vida Chiropractic

The road to an optimal life begins with optimal health

Did you know that your body has a self-healing, self-regulating ability, controlled by your nervous system?

The delicate relationship between your spine, central nervous system and the cells of the human body is integral to achieving optimal health and wellness.

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One life, live it well…

The spine and the nervous system it protects is one of the most important organs of the body, regulating all movement, healing, sensation, bodily function and activity.

Without optimal spinal health we grow old before our time.

At Vida Lifestyles, we work at the ’cause’ level – we don’t just look at the symptoms and offer a band-aid solution. We work to assist the body’s innate ability to improve, preserve, or restore itself to health.

Chiropractic is about functioning at your best. We beleive that everyone, regardless of age, is capable of living an OUTRAGEOUSLY HEALTHY life.

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Health & Wellness Information for your Family

At Vida Lifestyles, we are passionate about spreading our health and wellness message to as many people as possible. We want everyone to live life to the fullest and are happy to share with you any and all information that may assist in your wellness journey.

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Recent Articles

Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

The caffeine coffee contains stimulates the brain and nervous system, and may lower your risk of Parkinson’s disease, mood problems, headaches, and even cavities. Coffee can also enhance athletic performance, concentration and mental alertness and has been shown to temporarily enhance metabolism, stimulate gall bladder contraction and more.


Moobs ­ the colloquial term for “man boobs” – this is the only form of breast health that I feel adequately qualified to talk on ­not because I have them, but because I am male.

Heart Disease Starts in Your Mouth

If I were a dentist, or a cardiologist for that matter, I would start telling the truth. Heart disease starts in your mouth. Why does everyone think that heart disease runs in their family? Because for most of us, we’ve had the “family history” questions asked at...

Team Vida

Our dedicated team of health and wellness providers at Vida Lifestyles Sandringham are dedicated to providing the most effective overall care for you and your family.

Dr Damian Kristof

Dr Damian Kristof

Chiropractor | Naturopath | Nutritionist

Dr Damian Kristof is an icon in the health and wellness industry in Australia and beyond. His experience as a qualified Chiropractor, Naturopath and Nutritionist combined with his visionary approach to health, nutrition and lifestyle has inspired the lives of millions through his many media engagements. Read more

Dr Ian Northeast

Dr Ian Northeast


Assisting his patients with movement quality and efficiency, Dr Ian is passionate about helping patients to move well, from children right through to the elderly. A qualified Chiropractor with postgraduate studies in Animal Bio-mechanical Medicine, Dr Ian is a great addition to the Vida team in 2018!

Dr Jess Naughton

Dr Jess Naughton


Jess is passionate about educating people how to live their best possible life. Her wish is to make living a healthy and happy lifestyle easy and sustainable for everyone. Providing a natural, safe approach to your care, Jess cannot wait to support you and your family in your health journey.

Trudi Pedder

Trudi Pedder

Practice Manager | Chiropractic Assistant

Trudi Pedder is the Practice Manager and Chiropractic Assistant at Vida, a local mum with 2 boys and come from a bookkeeping admin and customer service background.

She started receiving chiropractic care over 20 years ago and has been a practice member at Vida for the past 10 years. Read more

Bridget Simpson

Bridget Simpson

Chiropractic Assistant

Kiwi born Bridget is a qualified personal trainer with a passion for health and wellness. Bridget is delighted to contribute to the Sandringham community through offering her warm energy at Vida Lifestyles.

Jacqui Kidman

Jacqui Kidman

Chiropractic Assistant

Jacqui is a local Mum of two young boys (James and Harvey). She studied Early Childhood Education and worked in the industry managing childcare centres for nearly 20 years. She has always had an appetite for healthy and sustainable living since she was young, she’s a self-proclaimed Urban Hippy who grows her own fruit and veggies and is passionate about educating people on how to create greener homes and workplaces (look out Vida!) in order to reduce our carbon footprint and help slow down the impact of climate change.

Chiropractic Video Series

Your Brain, Body & Spine

In this video we take a look at the connection between the brain and the rest of the body. The spine’s role is hugely important (as I’m sure you’ll agree) but it’s imperative that your practice members understand that too.

The Safety of Chiropractic Care

Some people are worried about Chiropractic Care and in this video we look at the research literature on this topic to see what the science actually says.

Chiropractic is the science, philosophy and art that utilises the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery" B.J. Palmer