What is Chiropractic & what is a Chiropractor?
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 Headaches and Migraine prevention.
To restore the body to ‘normal function’ so it can progress with healing itself, with the end goal of relieving pain and restoring function.
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