Sports Injury Chiropractor – Thornbury & Preston

If you are an athlete, sports lover or just enjoy keeping fit, you will no doubt at some point experience some kind of sports injury. Failure to warm up correctly, poor posture and excessive stress placed on the body are some of the causes of sports injuries.

With years of experience, Northside Chiropractic offers all Thornbury and Preston residents, high-quality chiropractic care for sports injuries. If you are looking for a sports injury chiropractor near you, please visit us at one clinic or contact us to book an appointment.

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What is Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries?

Sports injuries can be treated with Chiropractic care as it directs the body’s innate ability to self-heal and focuses on the health of the bones, nerves, muscles, tendons, and ligaments within the body.

A Chiropractor helps treat pain through the use of spinal adjustments to maintain good alignments. This method has been successful in treating sports injuries and alleviating pain.

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 For a sports injury, a chiropractor can assist with your treatment.

What Sports Injuries Can a Chiropractor Help With?

A Chiropractor can assist in treating the following areas of the body suffering sporting injuries:


  • Neck
  • Back
  • Shoulder
  • Knee
  • Ankle
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Adjustments will improve your body alignment, nervous system function and immunity.

How Can A Chiropractor Assist With Sports Injuries?

At Northside Chiropractic we are able to assist in detecting potentially problematic changes to your spine and muscles, or any interference to your nervous system due to sports injuries and provide non-invasive treatment options.

General muscle imbalances or misalignments of your spine or the joints of your limbs can also significantly increase your chance of sustaining sports injuries.  We can provide early detection and correction of misalignments that may lead to more serious pain and reduced mobility, helping to prevent future issues.

Our treatments can help treat sports injuries, and regular adjustments can also help prevent sports injuries.

Benefits of Seeing a Chiropractor if You Have a Sports Injury

It is beneficial to see a chiropractor specializing in sports injuries, as they stay updated with the latest Chiropractic developments, technologies and the overall benefits for athletes. Chiropractic care improves strength, endurance, agility, and muscle balance and most importantly reduces the risk of injury.

Regular treatment would be beneficial to any athlete or active person to keep them in optimal health and prevent injuries.

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Feel good again with regular adjustments

How We Can Help

Dr Lence Veljanoska

Dr Lence Veljanoska completed her Chiropractic degree at RMIT University. She is currently completing her Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (ICCSP) qualifications and previously sat on the Victorian committee of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

Helping people across all life spans reach their full potential through chiropractic care is her passion.

Dr Lence Veljanoska
Lachlan Deane

Dr Lachlan Deane

Lachlan has always played a variety of sports, and therefore has a special interest in Sports Chiropractic and treating injuries. He completed his chiropractic studies at RMIT University. He has also obtained a Diploma of Remedial Massage and Level 1 Dry Needling and Cupping Credentials.

How Much Does a Chiropractor Session Cost
for a Sports Injury in Thornbury & Preston

A sports injury treatment at our clinics will cost $59.00 for the initial chiropractic consultation. At this initial consult, we will discuss our recommended treatment plan and give a better indication of how many future sessions will be needed, as well as if maintenance appointments will be required.

How to Make a Booking

To book an appointment at our Thornbury and Preston locations, please contact us on one of the following:

Thornbury Address: 2/387 Station St, Thornbury VIC 3071, Australia

Preston Address: 307 High St, Preston VIC 3072, Australia


Open Hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 08:00 am – 19:00 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Sunday and after-hours appointments can be made on request.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between chiropractors and sports chiropractors?

The difference between these is that a Sports Chiropractor offers a therapy more tailored to sports injuries and may include specific exercises to improve muscle tone and movement.

Is chiropractic care good for sports injuries?

Depending on where the injury is on the body a Chiropractor can successfully assist in reducing or removing the pain. They can help with sports injuries in the neck, back, shoulder, knee, and ankle.

Does a sports chiropractor work with athletes?

Chiropractic treatment does assist athletes with their injuries and sports teams regularly visit a sports injury clinic to assist in healing injuries and maintaining good body alignments and muscle movement.

Will an adjustment assist with neck pain from a sports injury?

Yes, in most cases an adjustment will assist with neck pain from a sports injury, an adjustment will help with the spine’s alignment, and relieve any joint and muscle pain.

Can chiropractors treat muscle strains from sports injuries?

A chiropractic clinic can treat pulled muscles from sports injuries and often includes spinal manipulation to improve the overall healing process of the body and massage therapy to relieve the stress and tension surrounding the affected muscle.

Can a chiropractor treat a torn ligament from sports injuries?

Yes, chiropractors can treat torn ligaments, however, they only treat 1st and 2nd-degree ligament sprains, but surgery is required first to repair 3rd-degree sprains. After surgery, chiropractic treatment is the best way to rehabilitate the injury to regain fitness and optimal function.