What is Chiropractic Therapy
Chiropractic Therapy is a regulated health care profession trained at evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical function. It is a distinct form of care which can be performed both in isolation or in conjunction with other types of medical or non-medical management.
Chiropractic Therapy can be useful in the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of injuries, disease processes, and other conditions related to the neuromusculoskeletal system.
Why Choose Chiropractic at PhysioActive?
Access to a trusted team with over 200 years of clinical experience.
Chiropractors are effective at treating injuries and disorders of the spine using a wide variety of techniques. In many cases, the causes of pain and dysfunction are obvious, but sometimes things are not so evident, especially when symptoms are inconsistent or difficult to describe. Chiropractors perform a wide array of tests to help locate the source of the problem and implement the appropriate treatment strategy.
Our professionals are trained the Physioactive way and are trained to identify not just the source of pain but also the underlying causes and predisposing factors.
How can Chiropractic Therapy help me?
Chiropractic Therapy can help individuals by:
-Identifying the problem area/s and treating this directly.
Chiropractors are effective at treating injuries and physical limitations using many varieties of techniques. In many cases, the causes of pain and dysfunction are obvious, but sometimes things are not so evident, especially when symptoms are inconsistent or difficult to describe. Chiropractors can perform a wide range of tests to help locate the source of the problem and implement the appropriate treatment strategy.
– Identifying the Causes and Predisposing Factors.
Chiropractors are not only interested in the symptoms, but also the contributing factors which may cause or aggravate the problem. Identifying factors such as poor posture, aberrant movement mechanics, muscle imbalances, poor ergonomic practices, or other bad habits which may cause/aggravate certain disorders or injuries making them more common. Interventions are aimed to target multiple areas to make a more effective treatment plan to help you recover quicker. This will also reduce the risk of the same or other problems from happening again in the future.
– Determine Solutions:
Our Chiropractors use a wide array of treatment techniques and approaches to reduce your pain and stiffness you may be experiencing and help you move better.
These treatments include amongst others:
- Spinal and extremity manipulation
- Joint Mobilizations
- Soft Tissue/Deep Tissue Work
- Exercise Therapy
- Custom Orthotics
- Pre- and Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Manual (‘Hands On’) Therapy
- Ergonomic Education/Advice
- Physical/Electro-Therapeutic Agents (e.g. laser, magnetic bio-stimulation, ultrasound, electric current, laser, heat, ice, paraffin wax etc)
Our Chiropractor is successful in treating:
- Back and Neck Pain
- Occupational Injuries
- Sports Injuries
- Disc Aggravations
- Neurological Conditions
- Postural Problems
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Rehabilitation following Surgery
- Specific children’s conditions
- Impaired Mobility
- Geriatric Problems
Should I Choose Chiropractic or Physiotherapy?
Chiropractors specialize in joint manipulation and treating disorders of the spine. There is a lot of overlap between treatment plans and some approaches work better for different people. Whether you see a Physiotherapist or a Chiropractor you’ll be in great hands.
Once you have been assessed by a PhysioActive trained professional we will determine if a different professional will aid in the speed of your recovery. You will be assigned a client care manager who will work with you to create the optimal tailored rehabilitation plan for you.
We are looking forward to helping bring you to your optimal health and best self!