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
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
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
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
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
Yes, however payment is required at the time of treatment. A receipt will be provided for the patient to present to their insurance company. We strongly recommend that you contact your insurance company prior to your appointment as policies vary.
Following policy protocols Abacus provides a new patient pack at the first visit, which includes aspects of Chiropractic care, aftercare guidelines and procedures to follow, should you have any concerns. The reception team will provide a new patient pack should you need a new one.