SPINE AND BEYOND
Using Chiropractic And Beyond For Optimal Health
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Chiropractor in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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What is Chiropractic Medicine?
According to the World Federation of Chiropractic, chiropractic medicine is:
“A health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustment and other joint and soft-tissue manipulation.”
How do I work as Chiropractor?
- Sports injuries
- Spinal pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tennis elbow
- Hip arthritis
- Heel pain
- Nerve pressure – tingling and numbness
- And many more
My job is to identify which muscles are tight and which are weak, to correct those imbalances and release the corresponding tight joints. When these imbalances are corrected the pain resulting from them can be resolved. This may be a relatively quick process if the imbalance and dysfunction has not lead to tissue damage. If it has, it may take somewhat longer to treat. In either case we can normally help
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What treatments do I use?
Joints and muscles cannot function independently. If the joint becomes restricted then the muscles associated with that joint will become weak or tight, and vice-versa. Therefore, we usually have to treat both the joints and the muscles. The treatments I often use are:
- Manipulation – restores correct joint motion
- Dry needling – releases tight muscle spots and increases blood flow
- Soft tissue therapy – release tight muscle spots
- Exercises – strengthens the weak muscles and stretches the tight ones
- Strapping – supports injured or painful areas
- Advice – this is important to prevent the same problem reoccurring.
Spine and Beyond Articles
Below you will find a few of our latest Spine and Beyond articles, touching on topics that range from chiropractic care to general health and wellbeing advice. Should you not find something worth reading here, have a look at our ARTICLES page for more sound chiropractic advice and information!
If you have never been to a chiropractor, you may be wondering which chiropractic treatments are best for your needs. You may have been dealing with pain in your lower or upper back for a long time, you may have restricted movement in a certain muscle or you may...
Regular chiropractic treatments play an important role in overall spine health. Unlike short term treatments for acute issues such as injury, regular treatments focus on maintaining a healthy spine. This helps to prevent strain and injury while also offering several...
Self massage for runners is one of the most effective ways to recover after a run. Whether you have completed a marathon or been out for a jog, your leg muscles can take a lot of strain. Calves, glutes, Achilles tendon, and hamstrings are all affected. Your joints...
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As a trail runner and beach volleyball enthusiast, I understand just how difficult life becomes when the body is in pain. Apart from the reduced mobility, which essentially restricts our freedom, muscular and joint pain can often affect our moods and subsequently our relationships. Don’t let pain put you out another day – get the relief you deserve today. Fill in the below contact form, briefly describing your issue, and I’ll be in touch soon!