About Bucktown Chiropractic

Personalized Service & Relaxing Environment

Our mission at Bucktown Chiropractic is to help as many people in our lifetime as we can. We specialize in children’s Chiropractic care, and believe that many children’s ailments can be successfully treated with chiropractics, both prenatal and postnatal. We also provide specialized Pregnancy chiropractic procedures, specifically The Webster Technique.

Dr. Estelle Nella has extensive experience in a great variety of backgrounds, including sports injuries and treatment for lower/mid back & neck pain. Our approach at Bucktown Chiropractic is personalized and hands-on, providing you with the most customized care you can get, and reaching the underlying source of your problematic symptoms.


Dr. Estelle Nella
Dr. Estelle Nella began Bucktown Chiropractic in 1999 with one mission: to facilitate healing in a friendly, relaxing and caring environment. Dr. Nella and her staff utilize the most advanced diagnostic equipment along with a hands-on detailed examination and history to help arrive at your diagnosis.

You will never feel rushed and we never subject you to any unnecessary tests or procedures. We emphasize on-time, patient-focused care in a relaxing, holistic environment.

Dr. Nella continues to educate herself in the most up-to-date practices and procedures and  has completed extensive extra training in pediatrics with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). She is currently working towards fulfilling a diplomat status in pediatrics through the ICPA.

In addition, Dr. Nella is proud to have served as the team chiropractor for the Chicago Professional Women’s Soccer Team, The Chicago Red Stars for 2009-10.


Dr. Chad Garofola
Dr. Chad Garofola has been in practice since 2004, he is a graduate of Marquette University and the National University of Health Sciences.  He got his inspiration to practice Chiropractic Medicine at the young age of 16 from his own chiropractor who helped him recover sports related injuries from speed-skating and soccer.  While in practice he has gained tremendous experience working in a multidisciplinary rehab setting for nine years where he also spent a year working with high level collegiate draft prospect basketball players and NBA players.  While in practice he has also focused on nutrition and Dry-Needling to facilitate a faster recovery to wellness for all of his patients.  Dr. Chad Garofola is excited to be a part of the Bucktown Chiropractic team.