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Dr Mario Stefano (Chiropractor)

Chiropractic ~ A Way of Life

Dr Mario Stefano, ChiropractorDuring Mario’s school years, he knew he wanted to enter the healthcare field. He loved working with his hands. Chiropractic was something he could do anywhere, anytime. No technology or tools were necessary. Mario discovered chiropractic while looking through a career manual in the school library. The rest, as they say, is history.

Helping to Keep the Nervous System Healthy

I love helping people. It’s just me, the individual and their body’s ability to heal.”

Mario clearly explains to his patients what they need. He also is happy to give them what they want. Mario’s primary priority is keeping each patient’s nervous system free from interference. When that takes place the body can express its inner potential optimally.

Obtaining a Chiropractic Education

Mario graduated from Macquarie University in Sydney. He earned a Master of Chiropractic in 1996. Before that, he obtained a Bachelor of Science with a major of Pathology, Physiology and Anatomy. Mario then practiced in Australia for six years. Mario and his wife, Maria, then moved to Italy where he practiced for nine years. (He speaks fluent Italian and English.) The couple built one of the largest chiropractic clinics in all of Europe. Mario currently oversees three chiropractic clinics which serve Northern Italy.

Dr. Mario windsurfing

Staying Active

Mario has worked with athletes at all levels. These include Italian soccer players and windsurfing champions. He has travelled with the National Sport Aerobics team as their chiropractor.

Passionate about staying fit, Mario is a competitive kite surfer. He has placed second in a national competition. Mario also participated in international competitions. Recently, he discovered foiling, which is foil board kiteboarding. In his spare time, Mario enjoys exploring the Gulf of Adeline on his foil board. He also likes to cycle to work or go for a run at lunch.

Leading by Example

For Mario, chiropractic is his way of life. He enjoys leading by example. He, Maria and their three young boys lead a healthy life. The family eats healthy foods. They also exercise regularly, manage their stress levels and get regular chiropractic adjustments.

His family also likes to surf, run and play soccer. Maria is a health and wellness coach. She helps people achieve more out of life.

Schedule Your Visit Today

“I like to encourage people to get checked sooner rather than later. It is not a matter of how many years in your life. Instead, it’s how much life there is in your years.”

Contact Vital Family Chiropractic to book your new patient visit. We have Saturday appointments and same-day availability.


Dr Mario Stefano | (08) 8353 0599