Chiropractic Basics

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What is Chiropractic? Find out what to expect and how it can benefit you!

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  • Talk about me. Pain vs. Wellness
  • Make relevant to them. Example hip pain.Joint Specific, region specific, general.Cartilage needs movement. Don’t just look at one joint (just speak!)
  • “This is the way we would tackle it”“Goes back to the point that it’s not just your hip”Broad range
  • Chiropractic Basics

    1. 1. Chiropractic<br />
    2. 2. Dr Mike Cassidy-Hogg DC<br />
    3. 3. Primary health care professionals<br />Hands-on treatment<br />Restores / improves joint function<br />Helps your nervous system work properly<br />Natural<br />What is Chiropractic?<br />
    4. 4. One hour consultation<br />Full medical history<br />Examination<br />X-rays if required<br />What to expect – 1st visit<br />
    5. 5. What to expect – 2nd visit<br />Clear explanation<br />Treatment plan (reviewed)<br />Gentle treatment<br />Referral if appropriate<br />
    6. 6. What do chiropractors treat?<br />Headaches<br />Neck pain<br />Shoulder pain<br />Repetitive strain<br />Back pain<br />Hip pain<br />Sciatica<br />
    7. 7. Reduce pain and improve mobility<br />Restore normal movement<br />Help nervous system to function properly<br />Slow down progression of osteoarthritis<br />Improve quality of life<br />How can chiropractic help?<br />
    8. 8. Encouragement and support<br />Functional goals<br />Referrals and resources<br />Maintenance / wellness care<br />What else do chiropractors offer?<br />
    9. 9. Arthritis:restricted joints wear out faster<br />Chiropractic keeps the joints in your spine moving properly, so that they don’t wear down as quickly<br />Combined with range of motion exercises<br />Regular general movement<br />
    10. 10. Assess:<br />Hip range of motion<br />Overall posture (leaning)<br />Low back and pelvis<br />Knee and ankle movement<br />Leg length difference<br />Example: Hip osteoarthritis<br />
    11. 11. ca@align.org.uk<br />01273 870010<br />Southwick, BN42 4TU<br />www.chiropractorbrighton.com<br />

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