Frequently asked questions
What is chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a science that deals with conditions in relation to musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Many people are suffering from headache, neck pain, shoulder pain and low back pain at some point in their lives. Chiropractors utilize manual techniques to alleviate your pain and offer you the better quality of life without using drug.
How long does a chiropractic treatment take?
The initial consultation takes around 30-40 minutes and the following consultation is around 15-20 minutes. The first visit takes longer because it takes time to do history taking and physical examinations.
What should I bring in the first visit?
Bringing your recent x-ray or other imaging such as MRI or CT can help to facilitate the diagnosis process. If you do not have it, do not worry. You will be referred to a nearby imaging centre to take it if you need one.
Can I use my private health insurance?
Yes, printed receipts will be provided and you can make claims from your private health insurance companies.
What is the “crack” noise during an adjustment?
When a synovial joint is gapped or opened during an adjustment, the gas is suddenly released and you will hear a distinctive popping sound. However, if you are not comfortable with it, there are many varied techniques that can be utilized to improve the same conditions.
Is it safe for pregnant women, children and the elderly?
Yes. It has been a growing concern about treating pregnant women, children and the elderly with chiropractic therapies, but we are specialists in this area and trained in many years. With modified techniques, they are safe to be treated and beneficial from chiropractic care.