Many people that we see have questions regarding chiropractic and their care with us. We have endeavoured to address the more commonly asked questions below. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other queries.
What is a Chiropractor?
Chiropractors are trained to locate areas of nerve system irritation caused by the loss of the normal movement or alignment of the spinal joints.
What is a subluxation?
A term used to describe an area of the spine where the small joints are not moving or aligned correctly. This loss of normal movement places irritation on the nerve system.
What is an adjustment?
An adjustment is a force applied in a specific direction to help restore normal movement to a joint. This allows the body to begin the healing process.
What do adjustments feel like?
How the adjustments feel differs depending upon the technique being used. The adjustments used are designed to be as specific and comfortable as possible.
How long will it take to fix my problem?
Healing and improved function of your spine takes time and differs from person to person.
How much will it cost?
The recommendations given by your chiropractor are based on the nature of your problem, how long this has been present for and the results of your examination. Your chiropractor will also provide you with home care advice so that you can move forwards as quickly as possible.