What is chiropractic, and how does it work?

Chiropractic is a method of adjusting the bones of the skeleton to ensure correct alignment, joint function and mobility. In turn this allows your nervous system to function at its highest capacity whilst alleviating pain and discomfort. Chiropractors use their finely tuned palpation skills (touch) to detect the misalignments, these misalignments are then corrected by

What is the McTimoney method?

Developed by John McTimoney over 40 years ago and taught only at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic, the McTimoney Chiropractic is known for its low force, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/19539120/ hyperlink here please, full body, holistic approach and looks at the body in its entirety to assess what is causing pain. The adjustments are gentle and precise for

What can I expect on my first visit?

The first visit takes approximately one hour. During this time your chiropractor will discuss the issue that has brought you into the clinic, along with any previous illnesses or conditions. The chiropractor needs to gain an understanding of your overall health and how you are using your body on a daily basis. If you are

How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions required is dependent on many factors such as the age of the patient, the extent of the injury, the duration of the injury and general fitness, health and posture but generally between 3 and 6 treatments is sufficient. Your chiropractor will be able to discuss this with you in more detail

How will I feel after the treatment?

Following a series of chiropractic adjustments, you can expect to feel physical changes as your body realigns. These may include, tiredness, stiffness and lethargy and can last anywhere between 24 and 72 hours. Your Chiropractor will discuss what you can do to help yourself following a treatment and offer stretching advice and lifestyle changes if