Chiropractic

WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC?

  • Becoming one of the most widely used Primary Care professions, Chiropractic is non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the musculoskeletal system.
  • Chiropractors practice a manual approach, providing diagnosis, treatment and preventive care for disorders related to the spine, pelvis, nervous system and joints.
  • Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, all of which are predicated on the specific needs of the individual patient. After taking a complete history and diagnosing a patient, a chiropractor can develop and carry out a comprehensive treatment/management plan, recommend therapeutic exercise and other non-invasive therapies, and provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counselling.
  • For many conditions, such as lower back pain, chiropractic care is frequently the primary method of treatment. Where other conditions exist, chiropractic care may complement or support medical treatment by relieving the musculoskeletal aspects associated with the condition.
  • Chiropractic care may also be used to provide symptomatic relief for patients with chronic conditions. According to patient surveys, by treating the musculoskeletal elements of such disorders, chiropractic treatment has been shown to improve the general well-being of the patient.

There are many reasons to seek chiropractic care:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headache
  • Whiplash
  • Strains and sprains
  • Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
  • Work and sports injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Limited range of motion in the back, shoulder, neck or limbs
  • General health and well-being
  • Chiropractic is a regulated health profession in all states and territories of Australia.

    If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let the chiropractors know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care.

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Dry Needling

Treatment involves the insertion of solid, filament needle, as is used in the practice of acupuncture, usually in or around Myofascial Trigger Points. Myofascial Trigger Points have been described as a “hyper-irritable spot within a skeletal muscle”. Myofascial Trigger Points are points in muscles which are painful when pushed. Trigger points can refer pain and create dysfunction elsewhere in the body.