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ACUPUNCTURE & CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC IN BELLA VISTA

Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic?

Chiropractors use hands-on techniques to properly align the body’s musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine. It aims to restore joint mobility that has become restricted because of trauma, repetitive stress or postural problems. Proper alignment of the body’s structures will enable the body to heal itself. Chiropractors are also trained to give lifestyle advice and education and facilitate rehabilitation.

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What does Chiropractic Involve?

Chiropractic Treatment

Your chiropractor will start with taking a comprehensive medical history followed by a physical examination. If you’ve had imaging done for your problem they will refer to that as well. In some cases the chiropractor will order more diagnostic imaging to determine if treatment is appropriate for you. The treatment will include one or more adjustments, soft tissue releases, exercises and nutritional advice and lifestyle recommendations will also be incorporated. Restoration of function and pain relief are the main goals of your treatment. Some common ailments that can benefit from Chiropractic Care:

  • Neck Pain
  • Headaches
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Pregnancy

Is Chiropractic Care safe?

Chiropractors use skill, not force or strength to do the specific adjustments. Chiropractic care has a very low risk profile, however like most other interventions, chiropractic has the potential for adverse reaction in some people. Please contact us to discuss if chiropractic treatment is the right choice for you.

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Do they hurt?

Chiropractic Treatments

While there can be a brief discomfort just after an adjustment, it is rare for it to hurt. Most people find having an adjustment relaxing. The popping sound that you may sometimes feel or hear is simply caused by a change in pressure in the joint, as spinal movement is improved. Some common ailments that can benefit from Chiropractic Care:

Neck Pain

Neck pain is very common, particularly for those that sit at a computer all day. Poor posture from looking down at your phone for prolonged times often causes neck pain too.

A chiropractor can realign your spine and ease the tension in your neck muscles. They can also give you tips about better posture if that is the cause of your pain.

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Headaches

Soft tissue techniques like massage and stretches will often be part of the treatment to get better blood flow and release muscular tension.

Chiropractic treatment may be effective at helping with tension headaches and headaches that originate in your neck.

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Chronic Back Pain

Chiropractic care may be a treatment option for you if you have chronic back pain. Your chiropractor will first do some tests and a physical exam to diagnose your pain.

Your treatment plan may include spinal manipulation, soft tissue techniques and therapeutic exercises.

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Pregnancy

Seeking regular chiropractic care throughout pregnancy can maintain a balanced pelvis and therefore keep you mobile and pain free.

It also makes sure that the baby has enough space to move and it may reduce the chances of your baby being breech. Chiropractic Care can help lower the risk of the baby being posterior.

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Our Chiropractor

Nicola Thomas

Our chiropractor at Natural Solutions is Nicola Thomas. Nicola holds a Bachelor and Master of Chiropractic Science and completes mandatory education each year.

She is passionate about helping people get back on track and achieve optimal health and wellbeing!

 

 

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Can I Claim my Chiropractic Treatments?

Check your private health fund to see if Chiropractic is included in your cover. If so, you can bring in your health fund card and we can process you claim on the spot so that you only have to pay the gap.