Common reasons to visit a chiropractor
- Joint Dysfunction
- Muscle tension
- Mobility issues
- Movement restriction
- Posture correction
- Loss of joint function
- Sport injuries & overuse injury such as sprains and strains
- Whiplash and associated neck conditions
- Torticollis & Wry neck
- Neck sprain / strain
- Spinal conditions
- Scoliosis or Kyphosis curvature
- Disc injury
- Pain relating to musculoskeletal pain problems
- Upper cross syndrome
- Lower cross syndrome (posture cause dysfunction)
How we find the cause of your pain
- Full body and specific orthopaedic and neurologic testing
- Computer scan with posture analysis
- Joint function assessment
- Detailed report of findings
- X-ray Imaging if recommended
- Radiology imaging is medicare bulk-billed with chiropractic referral
- Comprehensive diagnosis
- Comparative posture screen exam
- Condition and range of movement reassessments
What is an adjustment?
Chiropractic adjusting techniques involve a high velocity-low amplitude thrust to a designated area, usually to one or more spinal vertebrae.
Adjustments help to:
> Restore full movement to that segment of your spine which is closely related to overall spinal and bodily functioning
>Decrease inflammation that has built up around the affected area
> Reduce nerve impediment & irritation that can cause pain and dysfunction such as weakness.
> Manual manipulation
> Extremity adjusting
> Instrument assisted adjusting
> Cervical distraction
> Joint mobilisation
> Low force & Gentle Activator adjustments
> Cranial adjustments
> SOT, NET, TBM
> Pelvic bio mechanical blocking
> Therapeutic Ultrasound Therapy
> Muscle release
> Trigger point therapy
What happens during an initial consult?
At your first consultation with us, we will ask you about pain, stiffness, areas of concern & other chiropractic health-related problems you may have.
We then perform a chiropractic assessment and physical exam, to diagnose and discuss treatment options that would be right for you. Our chiropractors perform a full body assessment and treatment. You may also be referred for x-ray imaging, if necessary.
to FEEL BETTER!
Many individuals seek chiropractic care because they are in pain or experiencing other unpleasant symptoms. The primary goal for relief care at ChiroCure Clinic in St Kilda is to increase the function of the spine and nervous system, alleviating pain and symptoms as quickly as possible.
to GET STRONG!
Once pain and symptoms have been significantly reduced, care is continued in order to prevent re-occurrence of symptoms. The primary goal is to restore the structure and function of the spine and nervous system by adding in stretching and strengthening exercises.
to STAY WELL!
Once structure and function of the spine and nervous system has been restored or improved, or your pain has decreased, our primary goal is support you in maintaining improved spinal health and function, while managing re-injury or reocurring episodes. Home care with supportive rehab programs and advice will play a large role in this phase of care. We want to encourage patients to take hold of their own health and wellness by offering ongoing support and review for goal setting, so that you can continue to perform at your highest level.
Other reasons to see a chiropractor:
* Disturbed or broken sleep from musculoskeletal pain
* Misalignment causing discomfort within the body
* Relaxation can occur due to release of muscles & joints
* Relief from pain
* Repair general body function
* Reduce chronic pain conditions
* Headaches, migraines, dizziness, vertigo or tinnitus
* Joint stiffness & movement restriction
* Posture correction
* Jaw dysfunction associated with joint dysfunction
Meet the 'Activator' Adjusting Tool
A Chiropractic activator adjusting instrument, with a spring-loaded hand-held mechanical instrument that provides a quick, low-force impulse at specific points (SpineHealth, 2016).
The adjusting device used by our chiropractic professionals applies a pain-free, low force treatment, to release muscle spasms and correct misalignment that occur in the spine and body. By providing a high velocity, low amplitude thrust it gives a consistently effective result.
What does posture have to do with it?
A loss of normal motion or position of these bones can irritate and impair the function of the nervous system. This can disrupt the transmission of nerve impulses that control your body.
Posture is a major consideration when assessing and treating the spine. At ChiroCure Clinic St.Kilda our chiropractors aim to correct this process, thereby improving pain, movement & posture throughout your entire body.
Exercise & rehab
Therapeutic aids & Supplements
Please visit our online store or come into the clinic in StKilda to view our practitioner recommended products including posture support braces, memory foam pillows, travel pillows, therapeutic supplements, rehabilitation aids and more. Patients can purchase supplements and products from our practice. For information about our prescribed therapy aids / rehab stock call ChiroCure Clinic on 90135133.
Xray Imaging & Referral (bulk-billed)
Radiology Imaging can be an integral part of chiropractic diagnostic procedures. X-rays will help to determine the health of your spine by clearly showing misalignment and degeneration. They may increase the safety and accuracy of your care, and help determine the right program for you. Our chiropractors take a thorough approach to help ensure that you will be provided with the highest standard of chiropractic care.
Based on the nature of your condition as well as a number of other factors, x-rays of your spine or injured body part may be required to identify subtle abnormalities, serious pathologies, level of degeneration and nerve irritation present. If X-rays are required you will be referred to a local radiography clinic. When referred by a Chiropractor, imaging is bulk-billed with Medicare.
Our practitioners holistic practice
> Comprehensive care plans.
> Professional co-management for better overall results.
> Ultrasound therapy for pain, scar tissue repair & swelling.
> Aim to help disturbed or broken sleep coming from pain
> Reduce stress and anxiety coming from discomfort.
Our chiropractors are well equipped to treat both acute and long term conditions and causes of pain.
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Our therapeutic ultrasound therapy machine uses sound waves to increase blood production and stimulate cell healing to better treat affected joints, tissues & ligaments.
> Pain Relief > Swelling > Inflammation > Scar Tissue >Tendonitis > Reducing the effects of calcium deposits > Improves circulation
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