Yes. Chiropractic adjustments is known as one of the safest conservative treatment methods. For example, the risks associated with the most common treatments for mechanical neck and low back pain which typically are prescribed pain killers, NSAIDS and over-the-counter pain killers are higher than Chiropractic adjustments.
Although most people believe that the noise you hear when getting adjusted is your spine cracking, its’s actually far from it. The ‘cavitation’ as it’s known is the release of gases from within the joint capsule due to the high velocity low amplitude adjustment.
Everybody is unique and therefore it is difficult to provide guidelines on how you will respond to care. However, through scientific knowledge of tissue healing times, we are able to provide approximate timelines for healing and recovering. We recommend you speak to the chiropractor about your situation.
Chiropractic care for certain musculoskeletal related issues can be beneficial. This includes neck pain, back pain and muscular tension associated with other conditions
Chiropractic also aims to improve the range of motion through joint mobilisation, soft tissue therapy, stretches and rehabilitation exercises.
Yes. We see many patients who see us on weekends or out-of-hours when their regular chiropractor is not available. As a courtesy we can follow up with your normal chiropractor, when they re-open, about any treatment we provide or tests we perform so everyone is kept in the loop.
Yes. Our practices are open daily from 8.30am-7pm. Our Chiropractors see hundreds of patients between our practices every week located in Craigieburn, Cranbourne, Epping, Hawthorn, Hoppers Crossing, Sunbury, Melton, Narre Warren, Pakenham, and Point Cook. Often people who come to our practice originally for an emergency appointment, continue to see us in the weeks/months afterward, during normal hours.
You don’t need a referral from a GP to see a Chiropractor because Chiropractor is a primary health care practitioner which means Doctor of chiropractor (DC) is able to assess and diagnosis patients without other medical practitioner’s referral.