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Chiropractic Evidence //

The Bronfort Report is a well known extremely thorough and accepted compiled evidence and literature review which brings together all available evidence to support those conditions which have showed proven positive outcomes to Chiropractic treatment. All Chiropractors must advertise in accordance with the Brontford Report and the Advertising Standards Agency. 

In accordance with the Advertising Standards Agency review in 2017, Chiropractors are proven to treat:

  • Ankle sprain (short term management)

  • Cramp

  • Elbow pain and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences

  • Headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic)

  • Inability to relax

  • Joint pains

  • Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise

  • General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)

  • Generalised aches and pains

  • Lumbago

  • Mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e. whiplash)

  • Migraine prevention

  • Minor sports injuries and tensions

  • Muscle spasms

  • Plantar fasciitis (short term management)

  • Rotator cuff injuries, disease or disorders

  • Sciatica

  • Shoulder complaints (dysfunction, disorders and pain)

  • Soft tissue disorders of the shoulder

  • Minor sports induries

What does Manipulation do? The Science

There has also been recent studies, that have shown Chiropractic has a positive effect on joint position sense and can uninhibiting surrounding musculature, as well as improving the joints functional range of movement and decreasing pain levels for spinal joints.

Spinal manipulation has also been shown to work on a neurological level. It is thought to work by stimulating the sensory nerves around in the joint capsule and the local muscles, the neurological input allows the body to react and improve mobility. There is also speculation that it may help to unlock pinched menisci and adhesions. There are also recent studies to show they improve proprioception and improve strength of local effected inhibited muscles.

Medical acupuncture is shown to work again through the nervous system. It stimulates some of your sensory receptors called your A delta fibres, your bodies reaction to this is to relax muscles. Needling also increases blood supply to the area which helps the healing process. Lastly it releases a neurotransmitter in your spinal cord called Encephalin which acts as pain relief. If you would like Western acupuncture, please book in with Emma. 

Book in today today for a thorough examination.



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