Chiropractors are university trained healthcare professionals, with an emphasis on the spine and nervous system. Chiropractic is concerned with maintaining and improving spinal health of patients so that they can recover from various injuries and pain patterns naturally without the use of medications.
Some common conditions that chiropractors help to manage:
- Back pain,
- Neck pain,
- Scoliosis pain management and monitoring,
- Headaches and Migraines,
- Shoulder problems,
- Joint pain and dysfunction,
- Pain relief during pregnancy,
- and many more!
WHAT IS A CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT?
Chiropractic adjustments are concerned with restoring correct movement patterns to your spine in order to reduce pain and increase natural mobility and function.
Dr. Winnie Wong (chiro) will use various techniques, both hands on and instrument aided to adjust your spine, thus restoring the correct spinal movement. The techniques she will use are dependent on your body, and your condition.
What to expect at Capital Chiropractic Centre:
Step 1 Complimentary Consultation: In order to give you the best help possible, we must first determine if we are the right people to help you. During your complimentary consultation we will take a thorough clinical history, and listen to how your problem has been presenting, and what your goals are. If we deem that we can help you, you will move on to a paid examination. If however, we think that your case would be better managed elsewhere we will be sure to refer you to the right people.
Step 2 – Examination: So that we can establish an accurate diagnosis, we will perform a comprehensive physical examination. Neurological, orthopaedic, and musculoskeletal examinations and tests will be performed. You may at this stage be referred for X-Rays (case dependent).
Step 3 – Report of our findings: Once we have complied all of the necessary information needed to make an accurate diagnosis, we will present our findings in a clear and concise manner to ensure you are well informed. We make sure that you understand exactly what is going on with your body. There will be no hidden surprises here.
Step 4 – Personalised Treatment Plan: Based on our findings, your presentation and goals we will create an individualised treatment plan designed to get you feeling and functioning better. On top of the in office adjustments, we will provide you with rehabilitative exercises, and stretches, plus give you advice on lifestyle factors such as stress reduction and ergonomics.
Step 5 – Review Process: We want to make sure that you are improving, which is why we take the time to reevaluate your condition after a period of treatment, this keeps