Why do I need to see a Chiropractor?

Chiropractic care is based on the principle that every human bodily function is controlled and co-ordinated by the nervous system. Chiropractors work on correcting spinal misalignments and reducing interference to the nervous system thereby allowing the body to work at its peak level. Getting your spine and nervous system assessed will enable you to see if your body is truly in a healthy state and what benefits you can expect to gain from a Chiropractic care program.


What kind of problems do Chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors treat a wide variety of spinal and musculoskeletal conditions ranging from neck and back pain, sports injuries, poor posture, scoliosis, disc problems, headaches and migraines, sciatica, stress, arthritic pain, carpal tunnel, muscle tension, pinched nerves,work and automobile injuries.


Is Chiropractic care safe?

Put simply,Chiropractic adjustment techniques are very safe for people of all ages ranging from toddlers to the elderly. The spinal adjustment methods used in our clinic are safe because they are delivered by expertly trained Chiropractors and are remarkably gentle,precise and effective. Our Chiropractors perform hundreds of adjustments or re-alignments  each week giving relief to many patients. Research has conclusively shown that Chiropractic treatments are much safer than anti-inflammatory drugs issued by Medical Doctors for the alleviation of spinal and musculoskeletal aches and pains.


Do I need a referral to see a Chiropractor?

No,we are primary care health practitioners which means you can contact our clinic at any time during opening hours to make an appointment for an initial consultation.


Can I have Chiropractic care if I am pregnant?

Many women experience back, pelvic and hip pains during their pregnancy due to abnormal and extra pressure placed on their spine. We find that pregnant women that receive specific chiropractic adjustments have much less spinal and musculoskeletal discomfort during the different stages of pregnancy, adapt better to the imbalances caused by the growing baby and have a quicker and less painful childbirth. In fact studies have indicated that providing a consistent program of chiropractic care for the mum to be results in a myriad of health benefits before, during and after the birth.


Can my child see a Chiropractor?

With the dawn of the computer age it is more important than ever before to have your child checked for spinal misalignments, postural problems and nervous system interference. We are seeing more and more children suffering from neck and back pains, headaches, slumped posture, scoliosis and just lack of energy due to a more prominent sedentary lifestyle, longer hours utilizing mobile phones and playing computer games as well as carrying very heavy school bags.


How long should I continue my visits to the Chiropractor?

Well,the straight answer to this is that you can continue your visits to the Chiropractor for as long as you wish to benefit from chiropractic care. At our clinic we recommend that when you have completed your C.R.I.S program and achieved the best possible results then it is a good idea to have regular spinal and postural check ups to maintain the essential  health improvements you have successfully obtained. Remember prevention is better than cure.


Do you have a HICAPS facility?

We have a HICAPS facility for on the spot private health claims.Your health fund rebate will depend on the cover you are on.We also deal with Third Party Insurance and Workers Compensation claims.Medicare rebates are accepted under an Enhanced primary Care Plan referred by a General Practitioner.