Chiropractor Eastern Suburbs offers a type of manual therapy designed to treat disorders of the muscles and bones. As it involves a range of different techniques, it is suitable for people of all ages.
Your first consultation
When you visit a chiropractor in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney for the first time, you will need to consent a physical examination and an assessment of your medical history.
As part of this initial assessment, a chiropractor will normally:
• ask you about your symptoms;
• ask you about your general state of health;
• request information about any previous medical problems you have suffered;
• carry out a physical examination of your spine and your posture to attempt to locate the source of your pain and/or discomfort.
If you have any of the following conditions, you may be a suitable candidate for chiropractic care:
• lower back pain
• neck pain
• shoulder pain
• slipped discs
• leg pain
• problems with your hips, knees, ankles and feet
• problems with your elbows, wrists and hands
If you believe that chiropractic care may help you, an Chiropractor Eastern Suburbs will draw up a care plan detailing your diagnosis and outlining your recommended course of treatment.
Your course of treatment
Your treatment plan will address your problem, and help you to manage and/or prevent its reoccurrence. It may involve spinal manipulation, massage of your soft tissues, and/or advice on your diet and lifestyle.
During spinal manipulation, a Chiropractors Eastern Suburbs will apply force to the muscles and bones in and around your spine. He may use short, sharp thrusts, designed to remove joint restrictions and improve their range of movement; gradually move your joints through a range of different positions, designed to reduce tension; and/or pull or stretch your muscles in certain directions, designed to strengthen them and improve their range of movement.
Chiropractic treatment should not be painful. However, if a chiropractor is treating an area of your body that is painful or inflamed, you may experience minor pain or discomfort both during treatment and for up to 48 hours afterwards. You will receive information on the pros and cons at your initial consultation so that you can make an information decision about whether or not to consent to treatment.
If you have a condition that you believe would benefit from chiropractic care, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Simply call us today to arrange a consultation with a Eastern Suburbs chiropractor.