FAQs

Which problems can be helped by chiropractic?

Common problems which may be helped by chiropractic are:

Many other problems may also be helped by chiropractic treatment. Please telephone me if you would like to discuss your situation. If you would like a consultation before deciding whether Chiropractic is for you, then please make an appointment to discuss any concerns you may have.

However, you don’t have to wait until your body is telling you that you have a problem. Pain is often the last sign that your body is not functioning correctly. You can use chiropractic treatment as a preventative measure. Good health involves a sense of physical, emotional and mental wellbeing and is not simply to be without pain or disease. The more balanced your body is, the better it will cope with the stresses and strains of your daily life.

What do I need to know before treatment starts?

As stated, treatment is a partnership between your chiropractor and yourself. Before your treatment starts, your chiropractor will explain:

You will then be asked to sign to illustrate your informed consent to commence treatment.

How will I feel after treatment?

There are many sensations that you could experience after treatment. The important thing to remember is that any change is a sign that your body is beginning to adapt to the adjustments it has received. Some of these signs:

How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions varies depending on:

Once the problem has been resolved, we recommend regular treatment every three to six months (depending on your lifestyle) to help keep your joints functioning well and to help to prevent future problems.

Can I claim for chiropractic treatment through my private health insurance?

Most health insurance companies will reimburse for chiropractic treatment but it is advisable to check with your health insurer for more information however as insurance companies have differing policies with regard to chiropractic treatment.

Can I pay by debit or credit card?

Yes. We accept all major debit and credit cards as well as cash and cheques.

How can I be sure my chiropractor is suitably qualified?

Chiropractic is one of the fastest growing independent health care professions in the UK and is now regulated by a Government appointment regulatory body – the General Chiropractic Council (GCC). Anyone calling themselves a chiropractor MUST be registered with the General Chiropractic Council and this is renewed annually. This means that members of the public can visit any chiropractor with the reassurance that he or she has met all the required standards set by the General Chiropractic Council to ensure the safety of the public.

All chiropractors are continually updating their skills through a mandatory programme of Continuous Professional Development.

Further questions:

If you would like an answer to a question not covered here, please contact me.

 
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