Chiropractic is a form of assessment, diagnosis and treatment for disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal (nerve, muscle and joint) systems.
The main treatments of chiropractic manipulation have been shown consistently in research to be more effective than the treatments to which they have been compared. 3, 4, 5 Chiropractic intervention, including manipulation, is safe, effective and cost effective in reducing referral to secondary care. 6
Chiropractors mainly treat:
The main aims of treatment are:
Our aim is to reduce pain and increase function with return to all activities of daily living, including work, exercise and hobbies as soon as possible. Patient education shifts the locus of control into the patients’ domain, and when patients understand why and how their symptoms occurred, we can best achieve maximum recovery and minimum recurrence.
Being part of multipractitioner clinics we have an in-house system for CPD. This ensures we regularly review the latest research guidelines and recommendations in manual therapy and can discuss as a clinic how to apply the most effectively for our patients.
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