What Chiropractic Care Involves
Chiropractic care has evolved considerably from its formative days and today involves a wide variety of treatment interventions including manipulation, mobilisation, a range of soft tissue therapy techniques, dry needling, Activator, manual muscle testing, rehabilitation/exercise prescription and many more. As such chiropractors are very well positioned to treat spinal conditions like:
What Type of Conditions Chiropractors Treat
As such chiropractors are very well positioned to treat spinal conditions like:
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Upper back pain
- Rib pain
- Low back pain
- Hip and pelvic pain
These are the very reasons chiropractic care and manipulation is recommended as a front-line intervention for the treatment of acute, subacute and chronic lower back pain as well as, the treatment of neck pain. In addition to this there is evidence supporting exercise therapy and exercise for managing spinal pain and headaches which are both strongly used and advocated by the chiropractors in our practice.
Our approach to patient care is truly holistic using our experience, skills and array of treatment and rehabilitation interventions to understand your problem, provide you with the right treatment to help you get better as quickly as possible, and to provide you with ways on trying to prevent the problem from returning.
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