Sports Chiropractor Melbourne

15+ Locations Around Melbourne. Available 6-7 Days

Majority of people associate Chiropractors with treating back pain, neck discomfort, headaches or sciatica. While particular Chiropractic techniques are fantastic for managing these types of problems, many recreational and elite sports people consult Chiropractors on a regular basis for a variety of reasons. Our practices around Melbourne are associated with local sporting bodies and teams including amateur clubs (AFL, triathlon, bowls, cricket), as well as several professional athletes who visit our Sports Chiropractors and massage therapists to assist with their conditioning, structural alignment and ultimately sporting performance.

How Does Chiropractic Management Potentially Help Athletes?

Sports Chiropractor Melbourne Adam Curwood treating an athletes shoulder

  •  Chiropractic treatment ensures your spine and nervous system are functioning optimally.
  •  Proper nervous system function is essential to controlling & regulating every process in the human body, processes such as muscle contraction, balance & power development.
  •  Abnormal spinal alignment can lead to alterations in an individuals nervous system function, therefore getting your spine checked by a Sports Chiropractor can be important.
  •  Typical techniques employed by Sports Chiropractors include spinal adjustments/mobilization, soft tissue therapy, rehabilitative/strengthening/flexibility exercises as well as complimentary therapies like laser, ultrasound & TENS.


Meet Our Practitioners

Our practice is headed by Dr. Robbie Hunt, principal chiropractor aswell as 10 other associate chiropractors and 10+ other allied health therapists. Our team combined have clinical experience of more then 50+ years helping elite, amateur & recreational sports players with their specific Sports Chiropractic techniques.

Dr. Robbie Hunt has personally completed over 100 triathlons, several ironman events and international marathons. With this interest he often teams up with many amateur and professional endurance athletes, giving them training advice, injury prevention and nutritional tips to help them rehabilitate, achieve optimum peak performance and avoid future injuries.

Dr. Adam curwood has worked with athletes from Melbourne based sporting clubs assisting with injury prevention, strength training as well as program development.

Dr. Peter Vrakatselis has years experience assisting various amateur Melbourne soccer clubs within their respective rehabilitation and conditioning departments. Dr. Peter is also qualified as a clinical Myotherapist and therefore incorporates many soft tissue techniques into his treatment protocols.

Dr Sheridan Free and Dr Nicole Ritchie have both performed at elite levels in their respective sports and see many sports people in practice. They use a range of sports chiropractic techniques, and practice from clinics across Melbourne

Are You Suffering? Musculo-skeletal issues Sports Chiropractors See in Practice Include:

Sports Chiropractor Melbourne treating a male athlete with activator technique

  •  Muscle, ligament & tendon sprains and strains
  •  Pelvic dysfunction
  •  Knee, foot & ankle injuries
  •  Shoulder, elbow & wrist injuries
  •  Muscle imbalance & weakness
  • Postural reinforcement
  •  Ask our team for other issues not listed

High Profile Athletes That Employ Sports Chiropractic Help

Athletes all over the world have used Chiropractic with the aim  preventing injuries, maintaining and/or improving performance. Some big names who have notably regarded Sports Chiropractic as an element to their success have included:

Sports Chiropractor Melbourne Robbie Hunt with Tennis star Novak Djokovic

  • Michael Jordan
  •  Lleyton Hewitt
  •  Usan Bolt
  •  Cadel Evans
  •  Lance Armstrong
  •  Tiger Woods
  •  Evander Holyfield
  •  Scottie Pippen
  •  Arnold Schwarzengger

For additional information regarding Sports Chiropractic techniques feel free to visit the following link:

Chiropractic Association of Australia

10 Facts About Melbourne

  • Poulation is 4,850,000
  • Average temperature is 20 degsC
  • Second largest city in Australia, behind Sydney
  • Founded in 1835
  • Total area 9,990 km²
  • Melbourne was the capital for 26 years in the early 1900’s before it was passed to Candberra
  • It was the world’s richest city in 1850 during the gold rush
  • Held the olympic games  in 1956
  • It was illegal for pubs to stay open past 6pm until 1966
  • Vegemite was invented and originally made in Port Melbourne

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