We treat a variety of conditions
We treat all conditions related to the neuro muscular skeletal system. Our chiropractors have special interest in pregnancy, paediatrics, and sports injuries. We use different techniques to help patients of all ages live a happier, healthier lifestyle.
Neck pain comes from tension in your neck and upper back. Neck pain has become common because of long hours spent at desks or using cell phones. You may experience neck pain as:
Lower back pain
Lower back pain is most commonly caused by mechanical stress to the soft tissues and joints of your lower back. Stress to your lower back can be caused by lifting heavy objects while flexing and twisting your spine, by overextending or overexerting yourself while playing sport, or by having a poor posture. This stress can result in muscle or ligament strains or sprains, damage to your intervertebral discs, compression of nerve roots or improper movement of your spinal joints. Lower back pain can be sudden or chronic in nature, and it can be constant or intermittent. Common lower back pain symptoms are:
Chiropractic is an effective way of managing and treating back pain.
Headaches are most commonly caused by tension in your upper back, shoulders and neck muscles. Headaches can be debilitating and can last between a few hours to several days and be intermittent for weeks. Headache symptoms you may feel are:
Your headaches may also be associated with nausea and vomiting. Chiropractic treatment helps relieve headaches by finding the cause of the headache and treating it through specific chiropractic manipulations and soft tissue therapies.
In the early stages of your pregnancy your body will be in the process of preparing to carry a baby. In later months it will undergo physical and hormonal changes to grow and nurture your baby. Hormones released during pregnancy allow the bones in your pelvis to move enough to accommodate your growing baby. As your baby grows so will your belly, causing you to arch your lower back more to compensate for the forward shift in weight. This puts strain on your joints and surrounding soft tissues. Chiropractic treatment can benefit you by:
Your headaches may also be associated with nausea and vomiting.
Chiropractic treatment for babies differs greatly to that of adults. Babies endure a significant amount of stress through the birthing process. The stress from both caesarean and natural births can result in spinal misalignments. Births with abnormal uterus positioning or a traumatic birth makes this even more likely. Misalignments can lead to:
Chiropractic treatment for your baby starts with an extensive history taking in order to establish the causes your baby’s discomfort. Each area of discomfort for your baby is treated differently and with gentle and specific soft tissue manipulations. During the treatment session you will be talked through activities you can do at home to have a happier, healthier baby.
Whiplash occurs during a traumatic event where your neck or lower back is forced to move quickly forwards and backwards. This affects your cervical or lumbar spine, causing damage to the joints in your spine and the surrounding tissue. Whiplash results in stiffness, decreased range of motion and muscular pain. Interestingly, it’s possible to feel the symptoms of whiplash several years after the event. Your whiplash can be treated by soft tissue management and chiropractic manipulation.