FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is the Treatment Painful?

No.  Adjustment procedures are chosen for each patient taking into account patient comfort, the condition and state of progress. Occasionally adjustments of a chronic or severe problem may cause transient mild discomfort, but this does not persist.  The relief following a successful adjustment is often remarkable.  Additionally at Well Adjusted Health, Mark practices a particularly gentle form of chiropractic.

Is Chiropractic just for ‘Bad Backs’?

Chiropractors treat low back pain, neck pain. general aches and pains including those of joints, muscle spasms and cramp, frozen shoulder and tennis elbow arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck.  They also treat joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis alongside core osteoarthritis treatments and exercise.  Chiropractic can also help with headaches secondary to neck problems and prevention of migraine type headaches.

Am I too old?

Age really is no barrier!  Treatment is safe for people of any age; procedures differ for the very young, those with bone disease such as osteoporosis and the elderly.  Mark’s daughter Jessica was seen when she was less than 24 hours old!  Mark’s current oldest patient is 95.

How many sessions will I need?

This will depend on your particular condition, its severity and your response to treatment.  At the end of your initial consultation Mark will go over your specific requirements before any treatment commences.  You will be provided with a Report of Findings which will clearly outline the proposed treatment plan for you.

What happens at the end of the treatment?

At the conclusion of a course of treatment many of our patients choose to attend the Clinic periodically in much the same way as they do with the Dentist.  Periodic visits can help maintain what has been achieved through treatment and/or help prevent new problems arising.  The decision to continue with Maintenance Care is very much a personal one and is not obligatory.

Is Chiropractic Safe?

Chiropractic is remarkably safe when carried out by a suitably qualified practitioner.  In fact a number of studies have shown that chiropractic treatment is significantly safer then common alternatives such as long-term use of painkillers, anti-inflammatory medication or surgery.

Can I help myself as well?

Absolutely!  Recent research has indicated that patients who perform rehabilitative exercises in conjunction with their chiropractic treatment improve more quickly than those who do not.  During your treatment we will instruct you on what exercise will help your condition.

Can Chiropractic help people with Arthritis?

Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis can be helped alongside core osteoarthritis treatments and exercise.