Let’s Talk Chiropractic!
What do Chiropractors do?
Chiropractors provide a non-invasive, hands-on and drugless approach to diagnosis, treatment and preventative care of disorders related to the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Using a patient-centered, holistic approach, chiropractors help to relieve pain, restore joint motion and improve movement.
What conditions do chiropractors treat?
Chiropractors treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. You may want to seek chiropractic care for chronic pain, acute pain, to improve your mobility or injury prevention. Some common conditions that chiropractors treat include:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Pelvic or hip pain
- Pregnancy related low back pain
- Sprains and strains
- Nerve entrapment syndromes
- Repetitive strain injuries
- TMJ dysfunction (jaw pain)
- Pain associated with arthritis
What is chiropractic treatment?
Following a thorough history and examination, a chiropractor will use their clinical skills and expertise to determine a diagnosis and provide you with a treatment plan specific to your individual needs and goals. Chiropractors use a variety of treatment techniques. Your treatment plan may include a combination of the following common treatments:
- Chiropractic adjustment
- Joint mobilization
- Soft tissue therapy
- Exercise prescription
- Patient education and self-management strategies
- Modalities (such as ultrasound therapy, cold laser therapy, inferential current therapy)
- Nutritional counselling
Who can receive chiropractic care?
Everyone! Chiropractic care is a safe and effective treatment option for managing disorders related to the spine, muscles, joints and nerves of the body- for ALL ages, from young children to elderly adults.
Do I need a referral to see a chiropractor?
No. In Canada, chiropractors are legislated as primary contact healthcare professionals. Therefore, you can consult a chiropractor directly, without the need of a referral from your medical doctor.
How do I book an appointment?
You can book online.
By calling us at: 416-400-6280
By emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lavleen Pabla, DC
Reference: Ontario Chiropractic Association