When should I see a chiropractor?

It can be beneficial to see a chiropractorin Hobart if you are struggling with any of the following:

·        Persistent headaches

·        Neck pain

·        Lower back or hip pain

·        Upper back or shoulder pain

·        Numbness or tingling in thearms, legs, hands or feet

·        Poor posture

·        Limited mobility

·        Joint pain

·        Sciatica nerve pain

·        Sports injuries

·        Concernswith general health and wellbeing

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care focuses on the diagnosis, treatment,and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders, especially those related to thespine. Chiropractors use hands-on spinal adjustments and other manualtechniques to improve alignment and restore proper function to the nervoussystem.

Who are Chirolife Chiropractic?

Chirolife Chiropractic are ateam of chiropractors based in Hobart, Tasmania, lead by Dr Travis Hughes. 

We have been delivering thehighest level of hands-on chiropractic care using modern diagnostic technologyto the Tasmanian community since 1998.

You can also learn more about Chirolife Hobart.

What treatments do Chirolife Chiropractic offer?

Chirolife Chiropractic can helpreduce pain and increase mobility through various treatments, such as:

·        Manipulating the spine and otherjoints back into alignment

·        Reducing inflammation associatedwith joint conditions

·        Strengthening weakened muscles

·        Improving range of motion

·        Correcting spinal posture

·        Increasing blood flow to thejoints.

·        Specialised treatments such asSpinal Decompression Therapy and K-Laser Treatment and Dynamic NeuroMuscularStabilization

·        Providingadvice on lifestyle, work, sport, and other stress factors to improve healthand wellbeing

How many chiropractic sessions will I need?

The number of sessions requiredvaries based on the individual's condition and goals. Some people experiencerelief after just one session, while others may need more long-term consistenttreatment to achieve desired results.

AtChirolife Chiropractic, we assess all our patients individually, and recommendthe most beneficial treatment for each person’s unique circumstances. You canread more on our website on the reasons for consistent chiropractic treatment.

Is chiropractic treatment safe?

Yes, chiropractic care is safe when performed bytrained and licensed chiropractors. However, like any medical treatment, therecan sometimes be potential risks. We will discuss any risks or concerns withyou prior to starting treatment.

How long does a chiropractic session last?

An initial chiropractic consultation may last 30minutes to an hour, which includes a thorough health history and physicalexamination. Follow-up visits typically last between 5 to 10 minutes, dependingon the treatment plan.

What is a chiropractic adjustment?

Chiropractic adjustments, or spinal manipulations, aretechniques used by chiropractors to correct postural imbalances and addressback pain problems. During this procedure, a chiropractor uses their hands or asmall instrument to apply a controlled force to a spinal joint. The goal is toimprove spinal motion, reduce nerve irritability, and enhance the body'sphysical function. Read more here to understand the process of chiropractic adjustment.

Can children and pregnant women see a chiropractor?

Yes, chiropractic care is suitable for people of allages, including children and pregnant women. Chiropractors have specifictechniques and adjustments tailored for these groups to ensure safety andeffectiveness.

Do I need a referral to see a chiropractor?

No. In most cases, you do not need a referral to see achiropractor in Hobart.

What should I wear to a chiropractic appointment?

It's best to wear comfortable,loose-fitting clothing to a chiropractic appointment. This allows the chiropractor to easily access and examine the areas needingtreatment.

When should I be concerned about back pain, neck pain or headaches?

“Signals” (Pain in the back or neck) are acommon experience and like all “signals” they are useful information.. Ifyour body is giving you regular “signals”, it is best to pay attention.Regular pain is a common experience, but it is not normal - like many peoplehave tooth pain, but you’d never say that was “normal” for a tooth. Likeyou would go to see a dentist for persistent tooth pain, you ought consult achiropractor if you have regular or persistent “signals” from your body.

Chirolife Chiropractors inHobart provide a range of services and treatment options for causes suchas:

·        Upper BackPain

·        Lower BackPain

·        Neck Pain

·        Headachesand Migraines:

·        HipPain 

·        ShoulderPain

Why are x-rays sometimes used in chiropractic care?

X-rays can be useful in thechiropractic process to provide a clearer understanding of the spine'scondition. We use x-rays at Chirolife Chiropractic so we can pinpoint issuesand tailor the best treatment plans for our patients’ conditions.  

Findout more about the importance of using X-rays in chiropractic care.

What is Spinal Joint Dysfunction?

Spinal Joint Dysfunction (OrSubluxation -”Sub-lux-ay-shun”) refers to common signs and symptoms thatindicate potential issues with the spinal joints. Spinal joints that becomejammed, locked-up, or lose their normal motion, termed spinal joint dysfunctionor vertebral subluxation, can effect the function of the spine and nervoussystem. 

Visitour services page to learn more Spinal Joint Dysfunction in Hobartand how the team at Chirolife Chiropractic can treat it.

What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Spinal Decompression Therapy isa non-surgical, drug-free treatment method beneficial for treating back andneck pain. A decompression treatment slowly and gently lengthens and releasespressure in the spine through repetitive movements. 

Visitour services page to learn more about Spinal Decompression Therapy in Hobartand what symptoms it could help with.

What is K-Laser Therapy?

K-Laser Therapy is a drug freepain management solution that works by increasing the ATP (cellular energy)levels within the body using bio-stimulation - meaning you can get back todoing things you love to sooner. 

The Chirolife Chiropractic teamhave found success using K-Laser to treat conditions such as Crohn’s disease,post knee reconstructions, arthritis, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis, lowerback pain, headaches and sports injuries. 

Visitour services page to learn more about K-Laser Therpary In Hobartand how it differs from other laser therapies.

Schedule an appointment today

Schedule and appointment today for our Chiropractic services in Hobart including K-Laser, Network Spinal and Spinal Decompression Therapy.

Call Dr T. today on 6224 9349 or visit us at Level 2/85 Collins Street, Hobart. You can also book online using the button below.

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