What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractors are qualified to:
Diagnose, treat and manage conditions relating to joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves. With an aim of promoting good nervous system function.
Chiropractic treatment involves:
Working on the joints of the body, concentrating particularly on the spine. They use their hands to make gentle, specific adjustments (the Chiropractic word for manipulation), to improve the efficiency of the nervous system and release the body’s natural healing ability.
Chiropractors are most well-known for:
Treating back pain and neck pain. However, they also treat: shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, ankles, etc, some types of headaches and migraine prevention.
Chiropractors aim to:
Restore the body to ‘normal function’ so healing can begin. The human has an incredible ability to heal itself however Chiropractor can help achieve better function to promote healing and address the cause. This reduces the chance of recurring or worsening symptoms. A Chiropractors aim is to restore optimal function while relieving pain.
With the intended secondary benefit of:
- Improving productivity in the workplace
- Returning athletes to play
- Improving comfort and function through Pregnancy
- Promoting a healthier quality of life for all