Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that diagnoses and treats musculoskeletal conditions. This includes those of the bones, joints and muscles. Furthermore, it looks at the implications of these conditions such as the effects on the nervous system. Chiropractors often work in a holistic manner to take in to account the patients physical, emotional and wellbeing.

Importantly, Chiropractors use a range of techniques to increase function and mobility, as well as reducing pain. These techniques often involve manipulation of the spine, massage and acupuncture. Lastly, other factors such as advice, excercises and lifstyle changes are often given.

Chiropractic Training…

All Chiropractors practicing in the UK have completed rigorous training and must be registered with the General Chiropractic Council (GOsC). Furthermore, students follow a four or five-year degree course. Specifically, during the degree they study anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, nutrition and biomechanics.

Finally, the qualification generally takes the form of a Masters in Chiropractic (MChiro) or a MSc Chiropractic (MSc).

Conditions Treated…

  • Ankle sprain

  • Cramp

  • Elbow pain and tennis elbow arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences.

  • Headaches arising from the neck (cervicogenic).

  • Joint pains

  • Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise.

  • General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident).

  • Generalised aches and pains.

  • Lumbago.

  • ‚ÄčMechanical neck pain

  • Migraine prevention.

  • Minor sports injuries.

  • Muscle spasms.

  • Plantar fasciitis.

  • Rotator cuff injuries, disease or disorders.

  • Sciatica.

  • Shoulder complaints (dysfunction, disorders and pain).

  • Soft tissue disorders of the shoulder.

  • Tension and inability to relax.

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