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What is Chiropractic? 

Doctors of Chiropractic are trained to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent disorders of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, and their associated muscles), as well as the effects these disorders can have on the nervous system and a patient's general health. They specialize in the treatment of neck and back conditions, but when they assess patients, they take their entire physical, emotional and social wellbeing into account.

Chiropractors use a range of highly specialised techniques (known as 'adjustments') to treat pain and improve mobility. This usually involves hands-on manipulation of the spine to free joints in the spine or other parts of the body that are not moving properly. Apart from manipulation, Chiropractors may also use other methods, including ice and heat treatment, acupuncture, ultrasound, as well as giving advice about posture and lifestyle.

 

What Conditions Do Chiropractors Treat? 

Chiropractic treatment is extensive and can be used to improve many painful conditions.  

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Prices for Chiropractic Services

 

Chiropractic

Initial Consultation (30 mins): £38

Initial Consultation & Treatment (45 mins): £55

Treatment: £40

 

X-rays

One area: Two x-rays: £60

Two areas: Four x-rays: £75

Three areas: Six x-rays: £90

We are pleased to offer care packages for Chiropractic and Physiotherapy which provide a discount on our fees:

 

Acute and Well-being Health Care Packages 

For Chiropractic and Physiotherapy treatments

4 treatments: £152

6 treatments: £216

8 treatments: £272

10 treatments: £320

12 treatments: £360

As a multidisciplinary practice, The House Clinics are able to combine the expertise of our Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Podiatry and Chiropody practitioners to offer a unique and exceptional service to our clients. Please speak to your practitioner if you have any queries about other services we offer.

If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Common Questions

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractors use a variety of manual techniques that can be applied to any part of the body; treatment reduces pain, improves mobility and reduces the strain on the structures of the joints, ligaments, muscles, discs and nerves.

What conditions do Chiropractors treat?

Chiropractic treatment is extensive and can be used to improve many painful conditions.
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Whiplash
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Neck and Arm Pain
  • Tennis / Golfers’Elbow
  • Wrist / RSI Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Chest / Rib pain
  • Back Pain in Pregnancy
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Trapped Nerves
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Sports Injury
  • Muscle and Ligament Strain

 What does Chiropractic treatment involve?

The Chiropractor performs a consultation and examination. They refer to the patient’s medical history and forms a diagnosis and prescribes a treatment program. Treatment is tailored to the patient’s specific condition; the Chiropractor works with the patient to decide the most appropriate and effective method of treatment. This depends on diagnosis and can involve a variety of techniques:

Treatment includes:

  • Manual adjustments and manipulation to the spine and other joints in the body
  • Mobilisation of the joints and muscles
Specific Chiropractic Techniques
  • High velocity drop technique (low force joint mobilisation)
  • Flexion Distraction (used for spinal disc conditions)
  • Activator Tool (used for low force joint adjustment)
  • Blocking Technique SOT (low force spinal treatment)
Electrotherapy (for use on muscles, tendons and ligaments)
  • Ultrasound
  • Laser Therapy
  • Interferential Electrotherapy
Massage Therapy (for use on muscles, tendons and ligaments)
  • Sports/Deep Tissue Massage Therapy
  • Fascial release
  • Frictions (used for Tendonitis)
Supportive Treatments
  • Acupuncture / Dry Needling (pain relief and muscle spasm)
  • Ice Therapy (pain relief and inflammation)
  • Heat Therapy (relieving muscle spasm)
  • Kinesio-taping (muscle and joint function)
Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Programs
  • Posture, ergonomic and lifestyle advice

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