Sports Chiropractor Melbourne

Chiropractic for sports performance,
injury management, pain relief & rehabilitation

Melbourne's Trusted Sports Chiropractor

Our goal is to return you to play ASApracticallyP!

Chiropractic plays an important role in sports performance, prevention of injuries and recovery. Whether you are a “beginner”, “gym-junkie”, “weekend warrior”, or professional athlete, your body is susceptible to stress, strain, pain, and injuries.

Chiropractic care helps athletes to stay supple, flexible, nimble and active while allowing them to blitz their personal fitness and professional sporting goals. Our state-of-the-art Noble Park Chiropractic practice accommodates the needs of athletes of all ages, levels and abilities. 

Our Noble Park chiropractors provide results-driven care and are dedicated to ensuring you receive effective recovery and treatment options. Your first step to a pain-free and active lifestyle starts here at Connect Chiropractic!

How Can A Sports Chiropractor Help You?

Our Sports Chiropractors specialise in diagnosing and treating athletic or sports performance injuries. Our expertise lies in injury prevention, rehabilitation and creating a treatment plan that allows you to return to doing what you love – your sport – faster.

Chiropractic is not just for the injured. We’ve heard of the old adage – Prevention is better than cure. It perfectly applies to Chiropractic.

Chiropractic is proven to prevent injuries, improves flexibility, mobility, helps athletes reach optimal strength and function. It focuses on the brain-body connection, posture, muscle imbalances and areas that are overused.

By improving the way your central nervous functions, and getting your brain and body talking to each other in the right way, you WILL be maximising your performance and enjoyment in the sport (or any activity) your love.

A coach fixes chinks in your game. A Chiro fixes kinks in your Neuro-Musculoskeletal system.

Sports Chiropractor is your Neuro-Musculoskeletal coach!

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A Coach fixes chinks in your game. A Chiro fixes kinks in your Neuro-Musculoskeletal system. A Sports Chiropractor is your Neuro-Musculoskeletal coach!

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Benefits of Sports Chiropractic for Athletes

At Connect Chiropractic, we specialise in sports-related injuries and provide personalised, one-to-one, chiropractic care for athletes. Your body goes through a lot when you play sports. And injuries happen. Chiropractic can play a vital role in getting you back in the game.

Prescription drugs can only mask the pain of an injury. They dull your reaction time, take you away from your optimal best, and there is always the risk of addiction. Connect Chiropractic can apply non-invasive, drug-free Chiropractic techniques that will relieve the pain, heal quickly and reach peak performance.

Common Sports Injuries We Treat At Connect Chiropractic Noble Park

Here are some conditions we have helped our clients with.  Connect Chiropractic can help to return your body to a state of health, wellness and optimal function.

Sports Chiropractic is an effective approach to healing & performance

Contact Our Qualified Melbourne Sports Chiropractors for a Chiropractic evaluation

Chiropractic for Dancers, Performers & Musicians

Dance Injury Treatment for Performing Artists

Our Chiropractors treat sports and dance injuries. Performing artists, dancers of all levels from student to elite level, gymnasts, and musicians place strenuous demands on their feet, legs, back, spine and the entire body. 

Connect Chiropractic provides expert ‘hands-on’ treatment for shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries. We treat common conditions that affect dancers, performers and gymnasts like Achilles problems, tendonitis, shin splints, bursitis, groin strain, knee injuries, plantar fasciitis, sprains etc.

Choreographers and Dancers of all levels suffering from knee, ankle, neck, middle back pain and lower back pain can benefit from Chiropractic treatment.

Integrative Approach To Sports and Dance Injury Management

Connect Chiropractic is focussed on finding the root issue of your pain. We are dedicated to providing immediete and long-term pain relief. Some issues require input of multiple healthcare professionals to get the best outcome for you. We can combine traditional chiropractic care and collaborate with various health care professionals to provide a dynamic and highly effective approach to healing and performance.

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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.

Sports chiropractic is a special interest area of chiropractic that focuses on diagnosing, treatment, and preventing musculoskeletal injuries and conditions in athletes and sporting individuals.  Sports chiropractic aims to enhance athletic performance, enhance an individual’s overall wellbeing and aid in injury recovery.

Many athletes utilize chiropractic as part of their training and healthcare regime.  Some notable athletes current and past that incorporate chiropractic care include (but not limited to):

  • Ian Thorpe – Olympic Swimming
  • Cathy Freeman – Olympic Sprinter
  • Lleyton Hewitt – Tennis
  • John Steffensen – Olympic sprinter
  • Anna Meares – Olympic cyclist
  • Chris Judd – AFL Footballer
  • Josh Gibson – AFL Footballer
  • Mathew Hayden – Australian Cricket
  • Liz Ellis – Australian Netball

Whilst both traditional chiropractic care and sports chiropractic care share some similarities, sports chiropractic typically involves an approach that addresses the specific needs of the athlete.  This can include techniques like functional movement assessments, injury prevention strategies and sports-specific rehabilitation protocols.

An athlete at any level whether that be professional, amateur, fitness freak, recreational sports player, fitness freak or weekend warrior can benefit from sports chiropractic. The goals are often to optimise their sporting performance, prevent injury and aid in recovery. 

Sports chiropractors can address a wide range of conditions and injuries that include but not limited to muscle strains, joint sprains, tendonitis, back pain, neck pain, sciatica, overuse injuries (tennis / golfer’s elbow), hip, ankle, knee conditions common in sport.

Sports chiropractic aims to optimise the body’s biomechanics, enhance joint function and overall improve spine and body alignment.  This can lead to better neuromuscular control, increased range of movement, increased strength, balance and co-ordination, faster reaction time, increased stamina and endurance.

Yes, sports chiropractic can be beneficial for young athletes. It focuses on age-appropriate techniques and exercises that help young athletes develop proper movement patterns, prevents injuries, assists with recovery, and supports healthy growth and development.

You don’t need to be injured to see a sports chiropractor.  Many athletes seek sports chiropractic as a preventative measure to assist optimal performance and reduce the risk of injuries.


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