Chiropractic care includes a detailed patient history, patient examination and a tailored treatment plans. Treatment plans include passive forms of treatments, patient education and home exercises.
Chiropractic treatment involves mobilisations and/or manipulative therapy (the ‘crack’ sound) and various muscular release procedures, which decreases pain and increases your functionality (range of motion, flexibility and improve activities of daily living).
We treat all areas of the body; Low back, mid back, neck, jaw (TMJ), some varieties of headache/migraine, vertigo, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, hips, knees, feet and ankles.
Once your practitioner has assessed your complaint, you will be given information on;
- Your complaint (what is going on and the potential causes).
- A timeframe for recovery.
- Movements and/or activities to modify.
- Rehabilitation (refer to below)
- and what to expect for treatment outcomes.
Ultrasound is a popular modality to treat various soft tissue conditions. As it stimulates a mild inflammatory response to promote tissue repair. Our practice is equipped with ultrasound devices that can be incorporated into your treatment plan.
Rock tape A.K.A kinesiology tape can potentially inhibit pain signals from the area which it is applied, decompress injured tissues and potentially reduce swelling. Rock tape is popularly used for symptomatic care and postural correction. Our clinic provides Rock tape if clinically indicated. For more information please refer to below.
As a part of your treatment plan you will be given exercises to help relieve pain and prevent occurrence. Rehab is an important way to re-train injured tissues and faulty motor patterns.
Dry needling uses a fine gauge needle at a controlled depth to induce a localised inflammatory response designed to repair muscular tissues and decrease the tone in tight muscles.