What is chiropractic?

The word ‘Chiropractic’ combines the Greek words Cheir (hand) and Praxis (action) and means “Done by Hand”. It focuses on how your body functions and how it relates to the nervous system.

A chiropractor diagnoses and treats near-musculo-skeletal (nerve, muscles, joints) disorders through manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine. Chiropractors have various treatment modalities including gentle techniques and other manual therapies to achieve results. A chiropractors’ aim is to restore normal joint mobility, as well as muscle balance and function.

Most chiropractors seek to reduce pain and improve function of patients. Another important aspect of chiropractic care is eduction on how to exercise, ergonomics, nutrition and other therapies.

Chiropractic shown to help with lower back pain, neck pain, headaches, nerve related pain, postural issues, migraines, and various other complaints.

Conditions our Chiropractor manage

  Low back pain
  Neck and shoulder pain
  Sciatica and disc problems
  Hip, knee and ankle pain
  Shoulder, elbow and wrist pain
  Chronic spinal pain
  Headaches and migraines
 TMJ (Jaw) pain
  Sports-related injuries
  Foot pain/plantar fasciitis

Chiropractic treatment modalities

There are many treatment modalities that chiropractors utilises. Many chiropractors use other treatment modalities in addition to traditional chiropractic techniques. Click here to see techniques we use.