The General Chiropractic Council (GCC) defines chiropractic as "a health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health".
Back pain is very common, most people will suffer one or more episodes of back pain during their lives.
Back pain can also be associated with other symtoms such as leg pain and sciatica.
The causes of lower back pain can be varied such as poor posture strain, gardening injuries, sporting injuries etc.
Neck pain can be very painful and can also be associated with headaches, arm pain and associated arm symptoms. There are many types of neck pain, read more here.
Headaches and prevention of migraines
There are many different types of headaches and possible causes of headaches. Headaches can be debilating and a constant source of distress. Some headaches such as cervicogenic headaches can arise from structures in the neck such as muscles that attach to the base of the skull. Pain and disfunction in these structure can cause headaches or headache like symptoms.
HOW DO WE TREAT?
Emerald chiropractic’s main goal is to get you and your loved ones back to good health this includes being pain free, improving your bodies function and improving your general well being.
We use a range of techniques to help ease pain, and increased function such as range of movement. Techniques used will be determines folllowing a consultaion, and will be dicussed with you in full detail prior to commencement of treatment. Please see our 'Your Visit' section for more information.
Life style advice, such as exercise and postural advice will be provided which will be tailored especially for you in order for us to be able to reach your personal health goals in a realistic yet achievable manor.
We use a range of chiropractic techniques including:
- Sacro-occipital techniques
- Deep tissue massage techniques
- Dry needling
Chiropractic is safe and effective for the whole family. If you are not sure if Chiropractic is the right option for you, please contact us for more information.
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- Common complaints
- Lower back pain
- Upper back pain
- Neck pain
- Shoulder pain
- Elbow pain
- Wrist pain
- Hip pain
- Knee & ankle pain
- Tension & stress