What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a primary health care profession which concerns with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on the function on the nervous system and general health. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustments, other joints and soft tissue manipulation. (World Federation of Chiropractic, 2001).

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Conditions Chiropractic can help

Headaches  are very common, yet alot of people will not know the true cause of their pain, besides noting a few trigger factors. Chiropractors can help with certain types of headaches, of which Migraines and Cervicogenic type headaches have been shown to respond better. 

Headaches are commonly just the symptom. We do our best to focus in to find the true cause of your headaches. Whether from tension in muscles caused from stress, trauma or prolonged bad posture to joint dysfunction. Chiropractic can treat associated joints, muscles and the effects on the nerves to help relieve your symptoms.

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Neck pain & stiffness is very common, majority of neck pain is caused by the small joints within the neck, or the muscles, varying from the big and strong to the small delicate muscles. Many factors could cause dysfunction in these areas, giving rise to problems. Uncomfortable positions for instance sitting at a desk, sports, driving or cold temperature. Chiropractic can help in restoring the movement back into the neck helping a greater range of motion and reducing pain.

Shoulder pain causes problems for people not only due to the pain but also the restriction in movement. Along with the added factor of the shoulder being used alot, a significant dysfunction could occur quickly and be more apparent when changes have occurred. Chiropractic can help in increasing the movement in the shoulder, releasing the tension in the associated musculature. It is also important for the chiropractor to asses your Neck, Back and Elbow. As these may have associated dysfunction in a kinematic chain.

Low back pain is a very common problem in society, which can be caused from a massive array of factors. The low back is very important to keep healthy. Whether it's he joints or the muscles to be relaxed and strong. Pain is the biggest clue that the area should be addressed. The Chiropractor will help to keep joints and muscles healthy and strong.


The middle back is not often what is complained about, due to the neck or the low back, taking over. How ever it is common to feel pain or stiffness in the mid back, specially when this area has a tendency to compensate for the pain in the neck or low back. With the complex structures of the spine, ribs and musculature that make up your thorax, it is common to feel discomfort in any of these areas.


Many More... Call to see if Chiropractic can help you.

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