Chiropractor for Elderly, Senior Citizens Melbourne

Geriatric Chiropractic Care for mobility, better flexibility & pain relief

Seniors Chiropractic Care in Noble Park Melbourne

Time and tide wait for none. Aging does not either. Aging is a natural process that takes place in our bodies. Our neuro-musculoskeletal system experiences wear and tear over decades of everyday life and stresses. It is only natural that as we age, we develop issues like aches and pains, joint deterioration, spine abnormalities, and reduced range of motion.

Aches and pains are not problems our elderly people should live with. With our gentle Chiropractic techniques, pain relief can be found and mobility can be improved. The good news is that our Noble Park chiropractors at Connect Chiropractic provide high-quality geriatric chiropractic care to relieve much of the pain and discomfort that many of our seniors and older adults experience.

Is Chiropractic Care suitable for older adults?

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This is a common and important question we get asked all the time.

Chiropractic is suitable for all ages – from newborns to seniors. Let us assure you Chiropractic is safe, natural, non-invasive and effective treatment that is completely suitable for the elderly. Chiropractic is proven to be an effective treatment plan in restoring and maintaining joint, muscle, nerve and soft tissue health, which is essential to keeping older adults fit and flexible.

We also get asked if Chiropractic can be too forceful for the elderly? It is absolutely not. That’s the hallmark of Chiropractic. Our techniques are tailored and expertly adapted to each patient’s individual needs. Our chiropractors are experts in providing gentle, quality Geriatric care.

With 25+ years of combined Chiropractic experience, our Chiropractors know which chiropractic technique to apply, the appropriate level of force to exert, and what complimentary therapies to use for each patient especially for the elderly to help alleviate pain and discomfort.

Trust us. You are in safe hands!

How Can Our Geriatric Chiropractors Help You?

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Elderly Patients

You're never too old for Chiropractic!

A Connect Chiropractic success story

Let’s take a moment to celebrate! 

The oldest patient of Dr. Nicole’s practice is a strong, healthy, and mobile 97-year-old who lives independently and is free from pain. This is a perfect example of how chiropractic care can positively impact the lives of older individuals.

Growing older does not mean a decreased quality of health

Contact Our Qualified Melbourne Seniors Chiropractors for a Chiropractic evaluation

Chiropractic Care for Elderly in Nursing Homes, Retirement Village

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Chiropractic for Elderly with Special Needs

Elderly patients, especially those who rely on wheelchairs, walkers, special assistance, or are bedridden, often have unique, specific chiropractic needs. As we age, our dependance on medication increase to maintain our health. Chiropractic offers a natural alternative for pain relief and allows you to avoid using unnecessary medication which could lead to side effects. Chiropractic care can help to ease the dicomforts of age related conditions. Contact Connect Chiropractic today, our team of Geriatric chiropractors Melbourne provide the excellent Chiropractic care you can find.

Connect Chiropractic Cares For Elderly Citizens

Wheel chair access

Easy access for the elderly

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have further questions about Connect Chiropractic and the services we offer, please do not hesitate to contact us today.

Quality of life in older adulthood is becoming a big issue as the Baby Boomer generation, and those that follow, reap the longevity benefits of advancements in healthcare. But for most people we not only do we want to live longer we want to live well. The aim of chiropractic not only is to add healthier years to life but more so better quality of life to our years. In older adulthood quality of life becomes particularly important as it impacts on independence, ability to perform everyday tasks as well as social and economic wellbeing. Many elderly individuals suffer daily pain due to chronic conditions like arthritis or an injury that is not healing well. Chiropractic treatment is extremely safe and highly effective in eliminating or managing pain. At Connect Chiropractic our experienced Melbourne chiropractors understand the unique needs of older adults by taking the time to understand their medical and health history, pre-existing medical conditions, medications and concerns before beginning any treatment. Chiropractic treatment is modified to the person’s condition and comfort to ensure safety at all times.

At Connect Chiropractic we strive to care for our older patients as if they are our own grandmothers or grandfathers.  We provide heartfelt gentle chiropractic care that is safe, effective, and affordable for our most senior citizens.

Chiropractic treatment involves using a range of techniques that includes gentle manual adjustments to the spine and other joints such as hips, knees and shoulders.  Chiropractic treatment can help the elderly with long term pain relief from ongoing neck and back pain associated with osteoarthritis, spinal or joint degeneration, sprains or strains from a slip or fall, improve range of movement, improve posture, balance, mobility, co-ordination, sleep, mood, and assist in helping them carry out their activities of daily living comfortably and independently longer. 

At Connect Chiropractic our chiropractic care is modified and adapted to meet the needs and limitations of the elderly person we are caring for.  We utilize gentle techniques and equipment that are gentle, less forceful and to the persons comfort and ability that takes into account factors such as bone density, fragility and pre-existing contraindications to particular techniques.

Chiropractic care is extremely safe however there can be some risks particularly for older individuals with fragile bones, certain pre-existing medical conditions, thin, frail skin and immobility.  At Connect Chiropractic we take the time to fully understand the individuals needs, thoroughly assess and comprehensively examine the patient before any treatment begins.  Treatment techniques are modified that ensures their chiropractic care is safe and effective at all times.

The number of sessions a person may need depends on the condition, duration, severity and response to treatment.  Our chiropractors will discuss the patients report and give an individualised recommended care plan that may involve and initial intensive phase of care followed by periodic maintenance visits.

Chiropractic treatment can be bulk billed however at Connect Chiropractic there may also be an out-of-pocket expense.  For bulked billed chiropractic treatment, we require a Medicare referral from your regular GP.  Medicare bulk billed appointments are available for new patients and existing patients as well.  For any queries regarding the out-of-pocket costs associated with your appointment please call our practice and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Private health insurance for chiropractic care varies depending on the individual’s insurance plan including if they have “extras”.  We recommend you contact your insurance provider to understand what services are covered and any limitations that may apply.

Chiropractic treatment can often be integrated with other forms of healthcare including physiotherapy, acupuncture, occupational therapy, exercise physiology and massage therapy just to name a few.  At Connect Chiropractic our Chiropractors often co-manage patients, providing integrative care with an individual’s other health practitioners that ensures a collaborative and co-ordinated team care approach to their health.


We often have more appointment times available please call us at (03) 9512 5882 if you can’t find a suitable time online.