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1.

What does a Chiropractor do?

A Chiropractor is a Health and Medical professional, who specialises in treating spinal misalignments and neuro muscular disorders.

Chiropractors do utilise manual adjusting techniques to help eliminate the above issues and influence the path to Health and Wellbeing.

2.

Are Chiropractors Doctors?

Despite extensive training, and the title “Doctor of Chiropractic following graduation, Chiropractors are not registered, medical practitioners.

Chiropractors can, however, train further in the field of medicine to become a chiropractor doctor.

3.

What is the difference between Chiropractor and Osteopath?

Chiropractors mainly treat the spine and associated neural disorders. Osteopaths, treat the body as a whole to aid the body’s natural capacity to heal itself. Osteopathy is a more rounded approach to improving one’s health and wellbeing.

Both professions are quite similar in that they utilise manual adjusting techniques to achieve the outcomes listed above. The main difference in the treatment between a Chiropractor and Osteopath is that Osteopaths introduce soft tissue and musculoskeletal manipulation in addition to manual adjusting techniques.

4.

What is a Chiropractic adjustment? How do Chiropractic adjustments work?

A Chiropractic adjustment is a specialised technique utilised in aid of restoring normal spinal and joint range of motion.

The technique incorporates a short and controlled movement in order to achieve better or normal range of motion. This technique when applied appropriately, will improve the physical function of that individual, ultimately alleviating pain. This method of treatment is also utilised our Osteopaths.

5.

Can a chiropractor fix a pinched nerve?

Yes. Chiropractors can mobilise a pinched nerve or surrounding areas to alleviate the symptoms associated with the nerve / nerves in question. They use a variety of techniques to do this.

6.

Can a Chiropractor help with sciatica?

Yes. Chiropractors can help to alleviate the symptoms associated with Sciatica.

Sciatica treatment involves freeing up the structures impacting the nerve pathway/s that are trapped/pinched and causing pain and symptoms such as pins and needles numbness and possible weakness.

7.

Are Chiropractors safe?

Chiropractors are highly specialised spinal technicians. Their treatment is very safe, especially when carried out by a well-trained Chiropractor. Our Chiropractors and Osteopaths are registered and well experienced.

8.

What does a sports chiropractor do?

Sports Chiropractors treat sporting injuries. Injuries ranging from running injuries to chronic repetitive strain injuries like shin splints and tennis elbow to name but a few.

9.

What does a Chiropractor do for lower back pain?

For someone suffering from lower back pain, A Chiropractor can identify the cause of the problems and rectify it with a combination of structural manual adjusting techniques.

HVLAT (high-velocity low amplitude thrust) is a common technique used by our Chiropractor or Osteopath to free up a restricted painful joint in the Lower back almost instantly.

HVLAT is A highly efficient and clinically proven technique for lower back pain.

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Chiropractic is where we will diagnose and treatment mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including your spine.

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