Chiropractor Brisbane Northside

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Is Chiropractic North Brisbane Good for You?

Studies have been conducted on patients with various complaints, that have been treated with chiropractic adjustments. These studies have shown safe and effective treatment for various conditions; Fortner, Oakley and Harrison  examined treatment on hyperkyphosis, a condition related to poor biomechanics, using chiropractic. When chiropractic methods were used to treat this condition, it was demonstrated to be safe, non-invasive and effective.

Another study that looked at the long term outcome of chiropractic treatment on back pain demonstrated the majority of patients experienced a significant improvement in pain levels over a 12 month study period. This study was documented in the European Journal of Pain  and it demonstrates a clear link between safe effective chiropractic treatments and good long term outcomes.

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Painful?

Chiropractic doctors have provided answers to whether adjustments are painful on ShareCare .

Dr Gerald M. Silverman, a Chiropractic Medicine Specialist says:

‘While there are there are several other programs and techniques that are designed to increase joint movements, only spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) has gone through rigorous, controlled studies and been proven to favourably affect patient outcomes. Using carefully applied, gentle forces, spinal manipulation strives to increase motion in restricted joints that will stimulate sensory nerves and block the production of pain. SMT has also been associated with the release of the body’s own natural painkillers, endorphins. Studies have shown that SMT is an appropriate, safe and effective therapy for joint and disc pain (Agency for Health Care Policy and Research 1994).

What Conditions Do Brisbane Northside Chiropractors Treat?

According to Spine Universe , chiropractors are able to treat the following conditions:

● Back pain and sprains

● Headaches caused by referred neck pain

● Pain in the tail bone (coccydynia)

● Degenerative disc disease

● Herniated disc

● Myofascial pain

● Piriformis syndrome

● Sciatica

● Spondylosis

● Whiplash

If you have been experiencing pain in the back, legs or neck, or have been diagnosed with any of the above conditions, book an appointment with one of our qualified chiropractic practitioners Brisbane north to get safe effective treatment.

At Ubuntu Medical, we also offer Acupuncture.