At a Consultation you will be welcomed and asked to fill out a brief questionnaire relating to your general health and contact details.
After watching a short video you will have a better understanding about chiropractic and how your nerves, spine and joints work and can cause pain.
You will be given a tour of the clinic and introduced to your chiropractor.
Your chiropractor will consult with you in confidence, asking detailed questions relating to your present complaint, past history and lifestyle. You will have the time to provide him with all relevant information.
Your area of complaint, entire spine and posture will be examined thoroughly using neurological, orthopaedic and physical tests.
The chiropractor uses specialised palpatory techniques which will note changes in your muscle tone and joint movement patterns. These motion tests are also carried out before each treatment to evaluate your progress.
If necessary you will be x-rayed or referred for MRI. Your
appointment will be made at this time, usually within a few days.
Aim and Objectives
To establish your diagnosis
To identify the cause
To rule out pathology (e.g. fractures, tumours)
Determine the treatment technique that suits you best
To ensure no contra-indications to treatment
Decide on further investigations
Decide if a referral is necessary