EVERWELL Medical Centre


Dr Peter Ganakas

Dr. Peter Ganakas is a Chiropractor with a special interest in sports chiropractic and has over 20 years of experience working in the healthcare industry. Peter has worked with multiple Victorian Soccer Teams as the Head Medical Staff for several sporting clubs. In addition to treating athletes, Peter has also been the emergency chiropractor for entertainers/singers performing in Melbourne while on tour. Peter isn’t just your traditional Chiropractor. In addition to spinal or joint adjustments, he uses soft tissue techniques or trigger point dry needling to alleviate surrounding muscle/fascial tension and prescribes exercises to restore function.

Common conditions Dr Peter Ganakas sees:

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Hip pain
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder pain
  • Runners Knee pain
  • Ankle sprains
  • Foot pain/plantar fasciitis
  • Tennis or golfers elbow
  • Shin splints
  • Sports injuries

Dr Sidra Akhtar

Dr Sidra Akhtar holds a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery, over 13 years of experience in general medicine, mental health, women and child health and skin diseases .She holds a Diploma in Dermatology and has special interest in Aesthetic Medicine.Dr Akhtar acquired her Fellowship from Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2015.As part of her GP, Dr Akhtar performs several procedures like insertion and removal of Implanon, excision of skin lesions and drainage of abscess.She is fluent in English , Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.She is actively involved with RACGP.When not working , Dr Akhtar loves being a mum and spends time travelling .