What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic care is a form of healthcare that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, particularly those affecting the spine. If you're someone who is dealing with pain or discomfort in your back, neck, or other areas of your body, chiropractic care may be the right choice for you.  One of the key benefits of chiropractic care is that it is a non-invasive and drug-free approach to healthcare. Unlike traditional medicine, which often relies on medications and surgeries to treat health issues, chiropractic care uses manual manipulation and other natural techniques to help the body heal itself.

Chiropractors are trained to use gentle, yet effective, adjustments to improve joint mobility and restore your spine’s range of motion .This can help to relieve pain and improve overall mobility and function. Another benefit of chiropractic care is that it is personalised to your individual needs. Chiropractors take the time to assess your overall health and wellbeing, as well as any specific issues or concerns you may have, in order to develop a customised treatment plan that is tailored to your unique needs.

This means that you can rest assured that you will receive the care and attention that you need to achieve your healthcare goals. Whether you're dealing with chronic pain, an acute injury, or simply want to improve your overall wellbeing, out petersham chiropractor can help you achieve your desired outcome.

Chiropractic care is also a safe and effective option for people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you're a young athlete dealing with a sports injury or an older adult with chronic pain, chiropractic care can help you feel better and live a more active and healthy life. If you're someone who is dealing with pain, discomfort, or mobility issues, chiropractic care may be the right choice for you. With its natural, non-invasive approach to healthcare, the team at In good hands chiropractic can help you achieve the pain relief and improved function that you need to live your best life.

Is Chiropractic suitable for me?

If you're experiencing pain or discomfort in your back, neck, or other areas of your body, you may be wondering if chiropractic care is suitable for you. The answer is that chiropractic care can be a safe and effective option for people of all ages and backgrounds. All of our Chiropractors have a minimum of five years University education and regularly take part in ongoing professional development to remain up to date with the latest information and evidence based treatments.

What is a Chiropractic adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment involves using a specific force in a precise direction, applied to a joint that is locked up, or not moving properly. The adjustment adds movement to the joint, helping the bones and soft tissue structures gradually return to a more normal position and therefore resulting in greater range of motion and a decrease in pain.

There are many ways to adjust the spine. Usually, the chiropractors’ hands are used to deliver a brief and highly accurate thrust, although specially designed instruments or tables may also be used. All of our Chiropractors have a minimum of five years University education and are well trained to diagnose and manage disorders of the musculoskeletal system in a safe and effective manner.

What Is The Sound Heard During An Adjustment?

Recent research on this subject shows that a gas (in this case nitrogen), which is normally dissolved into the surrounding tissues of the spine, rushes in to fill the partial vacuum created when the joint surfaces are slightly separated. As you move the joint into tension the gas gets released into the atmosphere, and due to the pressure inside the joint being different to the outside atmospheric pressure the end result is a “pop”. Another example of this phenomenon would be the “pop” you hear when you take the cork out of a champagne bottle. The carbon dioxide in the champagne rushes out of the bottle when the cork is removed. This phenomenon is called a cavitation.

It is not always necessary to cause a “crack” or cavitation in order to gain the desired effect of an adjustment. The main aim is to increase movement at the specific joint and surrounding soft tissues.


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