Chiropractic treatment may assist in a range of musculo-skeletal conditions and health concerns. Many people look for a chiropractor when they have a sore neck, back pain, shoulder issues or headache. Chiropractic is defined as: “A natural healthcare that primarily focuses on the optimising the function and health of the spine and nervous system.” In practice this means – ‘Chiropractors perform spinal adjustments to get patient’s spines working better.
The origins of Chiropractic date back to 1895. Daniel David (DD) Palmer, who at the time was interested in natural healing, hypothesised that spinal misalignment may be the cause of many problems. DD Palmer performed a spinal adjustment on a friend’s (Harvey Lillard) neck who was suffering from hearing difficulties. As a result of this adjustment, Lilard could suddenly hear normally! Now while chiropractic is not a cure for deafness, it was after this time one case, that Palmer started an extremely successful practice and Chiropractic was born! Fast forward to today and many people seek the help of Chiropractors for common musculo-skeletal related problems including back pain, neck discomfort, headaches and migraines, sciatica or carpal tunnel syndrome among other health issues.
Many Chiropractors, including our team at Wellbeing Chiropractic incorporate lifestyle advice (such as nutritional and exercise rehabilitation) into your treatment programs so that you can get the best out of your care. Chiropractic care has been shown to be a specific choice of treatment, as of 2017 it is considered the largest complementary healthcare profession in the world.
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