Your time with us
At the first consultation we will ask about your medical history and your family's medical history, conduct a thorough orthopaedic and neurological examination to determine if you're suitable for chiropractic treatment. The examination will concentrate on your neuromusculoskeletal system (nerves, muscles and joints) but it may also be necessary to check other things such as your heart, lungs and abdomen to rule out other causes.
Learn how to improve your posture in three minutes with the BCA's quick exercise programme "Straighten Up UK". Designed to strengthen the spine and help joints work properly, it's suitable for all ages, just visit the British Chiropratic Association Website.
Wear & Tear
Like tooth decay, degeneration of your joints begins without you knowing. Like the hard skin on an often-rubbed toe, it happens-slowly-to all of us. The general wear and tear of a lifetime results in joints laying down extra areas of bone in an attempt to support the damaged area. Generally, our bodies compensate for this, and we feel little or no pain-even if the wear and tear is quite advanced. However, slight loss of proper movement in a worn joint may cause nerve irritation and inflammation which could lead to pain.
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Rotator cuff tendonitis refers to the acute (recent) irritation of the tendon of the rotator cuff and often the surrounding bursa. There are many possible causes......... read more in this great article with thanks to Gymnastics Injuries - Prevention, treatments, and the physiology behind common gymnastics injuries.
For your first consultation £49.00 which includes your first treatment.
For ongoing treatment and maintenance - £36.00
Under sixteens - £39.00
For ongoing treatment and maintenance - £30.00
The number of sessions you will need to have will depend on your medical history and the severity of any health conditions; most people should notice significant changes within 6-8 treatments.