The theory behind chiropractic supposes that proper alignment of the spine and the body’s musculoskeletal structure in general, leads to self-healing of the body without surgery or medication. Therefore, chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments.
A recent study conducted by the University of Sydney found injuries to back, knees and shoulders as being the most common work associated injuries in Australia.
Chiropractic is an allied healthcare profession that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of neuromusculoskeletal pain and conditions as well as the effects these conditions have on general health.
It seems the world has come to the realisation that we have evolved over the centuries to stand upright – not to sit! We’re in an age of rapid technological advances and the population has become increasingly sedentary.
I have leg pain – does this mean I have sciatica? Many patients will come to us and tell us they are suffering from “sciatica” because they’re experiencing pain from their low back or hip and into the legs.