Chiropractic is a non-invasive and medication free way to treat and prevent disorders of the human frame. It does so by improving the form and function of the moving parts of the body (the muscles, bones ligaments and tendons), and the associated neurological (nerve), function.
Who can benefit
Chiropractic can help people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Weekend sports people who over do it, desk bound office workers with poor working ergonomics, expectant mums to gardening grans. Everyone puts stresses on their bodies from time to time which their bodies cannot handle.
With the right care though discomfort can be eased and function restored allowing you to live life at your best.
What we treat
Chiropractic is a profession that deals with the moving parts of the body and structures that are influenced by them, so our scope of practice reaches far beyond the spine which is what we are best known for treating.
The following are examples but by no means an exhaustive list of conditions that we can treat, so if you're not sure if Chiropractic can help you, why not book a 15 minute no obligation chat to discuss your problem with a Chiropractor.
Headaches or migraines originating in the neck
Neck pain and tension
Bulging / herniated discs
Whiplash associated injuries
Joint pain in shoulder elbow or wrist
Aches & pains associated with scoliosis
Joint pain in hip, knee, ankle and foot
Arthritic pain and stiffness
The Chiropractic profession has protected title which means that anyone advertising and treating as a chiropractor has to have an appropriate degree in chiropractic, be licenced to practice with the GCC and fully insured.
The Aecc was the first Chiropractic college in the UK and Europe and was set up in 1965. In more recent years other courses have emerged across Europe and the UK. As for the Aecc, it has attained university status to become the Aecc University College and now offers a range of health related courses and remains a leader in musculoskeletal research. Want to know more or interested in training to become to a Chiropractor? Follow the link:
The General Chiropractic Council (GCC) was set up to protect the interests of those who seek Chiropractic care. They are the governing body of the Chiropractic profession and every chiropractor has to be registered with them after undertaking an appropriate course of study. To remain on the register 30 hours of CPD (Continual Professional Development) has to be completed per year and appropriate insurance held. To find out more follow the link:
The British Chiropractic Association is the largest and oldest professional association promoting high standards of clinical practice and patient care. They also arrange insurance for their members. To find out more follow the link