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Types of Conditions Chiropractors Help With!

Chiropractors are skilled practitioners who have a an understanding of multiple regions of the body. Ways in which chiropractors treat can vary based on symptoms and patient goals and in most cases patients can find themselves feeling better within the first couple of sessions.

Some conditions chiropractors can treat include but are not limited to:

Other Benefits Of Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic care decreases pain and promotes the bodies natural healing process so that it can repair itself to the best of its ability.

Chiropractic treatment offers the following benefits:

  • Boost in physical performance (increases mobility)
  • Improves mental health
  • Decreases stress
  • Better range of motion and flexibility
  • Better sleep
  • Increased energy

How Can Our Chiropractic Team Help?

Depending on the severity of the injury or area of concern our practitioners in our Broadmeadows, Westmeadows and Fawkner Clinics will treat accordingly to your complaint. Treatments that may be provided but are not limited to include:

  • Spinal manipulation, Activator Methods, Drop Piece, SOT and other adjustive techniques can help alleviate joints that have restriction such as spinal segments and joints (LeFebvre, Peterson & Haas, 2012)
  • PNF/PIR/prescribed stretching – Stretching has shown to reduce pain, improve functionality of the wrist and hand also maintains strength and improves patients in both long and short-term outcomes.
  • Remedial Massage, Trigger point therapy or use of handheld massager – Have shown to decrease pain/tenderness, enhance both range of motion and quality of life and influence flexibility (Shah et al., 2015) (Imtiyaz, Veqar & Shareef, 2014)
  • Advice on daily living activities/diet – This enables advice on how to change to make healthy        actions into habits and may offer a valuable alternative with potential for long-term   impact. (Gardner, Lally & Wardle, 2012)
  • Prescribed exercises – produce more beneficial outcomes in terms of increased strength, improved function and reduced pain scores. (Fernandes, Pedrinelli & Hernandez, 2015)
  • Dry Needling or Cupping to the surrounding musculature to help decrease tension and inflammation around the area of the hand and forearm.

For more information on whether we can help contact using the link below – https://themelbournechiropractor.com.au/contact

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2 replies on “Types of Conditions Chiropractors Help With!”

[…] Improving posture is not an easy task hence why a majority of patients see chiropractors to help decrease unwanted curvature throughout the spine. Usually when a spinal joint has been restricted in a position for a prolonged period of time it can cause the body to automate it’s function and create change to the region affected. This change can cause pain, limited movement and postural distortions. Unfortunately it is not as easy to fix as joining a gym and pumping some weights and in this blog we will explain why and how we can make these changes for the better! […]