Tailored to your needs
Tailored to your needs
Whether young or old, male or female, chiropractic can benefit all.
Do you suffer from any of these conditions?
- Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise, including pregnancy related joint pain.
- General aches and pains including those of joints, muscle spasms and cramp.
- General, acute and chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident), including lumbago.
- Uncomplicated mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury e.g. whiplash).
- Headaches arising from issues with the neck (i.e. cervicogenic).
- Frozen shoulder, shoulder/elbow pain, or tennis elbow arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck (but not isolated occurrences).
- Tension and inability to relax (through lifestyle advice rather than chiropractic care).
Chiropractic treatment could help
Here at Cristina’s Wellbeing Chiropractic we offer a wide range of therapies and treatment modalities. This means that we are able to approach the treatment of an individual in multiple ways, ensuring that we provide fully tailored and unique treatment for all. Your wellbeing is our primary concern. See below for the treatments that we are pleased to offer you.
Shockwaves are audible high-energy sound waves. In the medical world, shockwaves have been employed since around 1980 to disintegrate kidney stones, for instance. In modern pain therapy, shockwave energy is applied to the painful body regions, where it unfolds its healing abilities.
Shockwaves accelerate the healing process by activating the body’s self-healing powers. They stimulate the metabolism and enhance the blood circulation. Damaged tissue gradually regenerates and eventually heals.
Conditions that can be treated include plantar fasciitis, shoulder pain (e.g. shoulder calcifications), tennis or golfer’s elbow, patellar tendonitis (jumper’s knee), shin pain / tibial stress syndrome, achilles tendon pain, heel pain, chronic neck, shoulder and back pain, muscle tension caused by painful muscular nodules (trigger points).
After only 2 or 3 sessions, over 80% of patients report painlessness or significant pain reduction.
Spinal manipulation, also called spinal manipulative therapy or manual therapy, combines moving and jolting joints, massage, exercise, and physical therapy. It’s designed to relieve pressure on joints, reduce inflammation, and improve nerve function. It’s often used to treat back, neck, shoulder, and headache pain.
Flexion Distraction is a chiropractic technique used to treat many conditions of the lumbar spine. It is a non-surgical technique aimed at increasing spinal motion and resolving disc bulges and disc herniations.
A drop technique is a specialised adjustment that employs the assistance of a table mechanism. Drop tables contain a segment that can be elevated slightly prior to the adjustment. When the thrust is delivered, the segment will “drop” down.
Dry Needling (Western Medical Acupuncture)
Dry needling is a technique physical therapists useto treat myofascial pain. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle, known as trigger points.
Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a form of therapy that uses gentle touch to manipulate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium. A practitioner may also apply light touches to a patient’s spine and pelvis. Practitioners believe that this manipulation regulates the flow of cerebrospinal fluid and aids in “primary respiration”.
Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
Myofascial trigger points are described as hyperirritable spots in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscle. Myofascial release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.
A definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.
A diagnostic and treatment system used to treat many types of back pain, neck pain, and headaches (both chronic and migraine). The Activator Method uses a small, hand-held instrument to deliver a gentle impulse force to the spine with the goal of restoring motion to the targeted spinal vertebra or joint.
The effect of ultrasound therapy, via an increase in local blood flow, can be used to help reduce local swelling and chronic inflammation, and, according to some studies, promote bone fracture healing. The intensity or power density of the ultrasound can be adjusted depending on the desired effect.
Interferential Therapy transmits electrical impulses in minute quantities through your skin causing the underlying tissue and nerves to be stimulated. The frequencies produced by the IFC have been proven to stimulate endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers.
Deep Tissue Therapy
Deep tissue massage uses slow, firm strokes and pressure to ease and release tension deep in your muscles. It is a massage technique that works on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. Deep tissue massage is a particularly effective therapy for people with muscular pain.
Chiropractic rehabilitation embraces a continuum of care integrating passive and active treatments.
Cristina is a very professional and caring person. She is very thorough in her work and has an excellent bedside manner. I've had successful treatments for three separate conditions and I'm very happy with the result.