What to expect

What is chiropractic?

Chiropractic is defined as a healthcare profession that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and the effect of these disorders on the nervous system (CASA, 2022).

What do chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors diagnose, treat, and prevent conditions related to your joints, muscles and nerves. Some of these conditions includes:

  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Whiplash
  • Back pain
  • Spinal disc injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Overuse injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • TMJ
  • Arthritis

How do chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors use a wide range of different techniques and modalities to treat injuries, these include:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Chiropractic mobilizations
  • Flexion-distraction
  • Dry needling
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Interferential current therapy
  • Cross-friction therapy
  • Sports massage
  • Stretches
  • Strapping

Who do chiropractors treat?

Everyone can benefit from chiropractic care, even for their general health and for the prevention of injuries:

  • Babies
  • Children
  • Athletes
  • Elderly
  • Factory workers
  • Office workers
  • Pregnant women