Following a Chiropractic Procedure

For several days following your visit, you may have a mild headache or feel fatigued, or have soreness in the treated areas.On rare occasions following a chiropractic procedure some people experience problems that include:• Bruising• Skin reaction (to taping)• Tenderness (post adjustment)• StrokeHowever, most people experience immediate relief and over Read more…

During a Chiropractic Procedure

Your chiropractor is trained in over 150 techniques, most of which rely on gentle manipulation.To access various areas of your body, your chiropractor may position you in different ways. But usually, you will be on a specially padded chiropractic table, face down for chiropractic adjustments. As your chiropractor mobilises your Read more…

What is Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that cares for a patient’s neuromusculoskeletal system — the bones, nerves, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. A chiropractor helps manage back and neck pain through the use of spinal adjustments to maintain good alignment.Chiropractic is focused on the body’s ability to self-heal and includes other treatments Read more…

Education and Training

In South Africa, the Chiropractic degree is a six year program. The education is evidence based and includes amongst others studies in life sciences like anatomy and physiology. They also provide supervised experience in making assessments, hands-on spinal adjustment techniques, and business training.After graduation, Chiropractors register with the Allied Health Read more…

What Does a Chiropractor Do?

Chiropractors conduct an examination of a patient, looking at the spine’s position and muscle reflexes. They also perform tests and may take x -rays to diagnose the patient’s condition, then come up with a treatment plan and monitor progress.Chiropractors do not prescribe pain medication. Instead, they rely on and assist Read more…