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What is chiropractic?

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What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic definition is an alternative medicine that is both preventive and curative. This approach is known for relieving and treating neuromusculoskeletal conditions, while ensuring a good working nervous system. In addition to helping relieve symptomatic conditions, chiropractic focuses on prevention to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Manual treatments on the spine, joints and soft tissues are performed to rebalance your neurological, muscular and skeletal system.

 

A short history of chiropractic

Historically, the word “chiropractic” comes from the Greek words “kheir” (hand) and “praktikos” (do), thus meaning “to do with the hand.” The benefits of chiropractic treatments are therefore based on specific manual movements. The man behind this discipline is Daniel David, who was passionate about the human body and the need to find the cause of diseases. He believed there was a reason for each disease, and that addressing that problem directly would cure the disease. He was specifically referring to the spine. Indeed, he believed that a decrease of the nerve flow could cause the affected organs to become dysfunctional.

 

Who is chiropractic care for?

Chiropractic is a practice that adapts to your needs. This natural medicine makes it possible to offer to each individual effective care which does not require neither prescription nor surgical intervention. Only the expertise of a chiropractor is needed.

Chiropractic can help children, pregnant women, athletes and elderly, in each case, a personalized treatment.

 

Tell us what hurts so we can help you!

The examination of a doctor in chiropractic will allow him to provide the patient with a specific and accurate diagnosis.  A first visit to the chiropractor allows him to draw a comprehensive portrait of your needs and complains by evaluating various aspect of your health such as your fitness, your personality, your lifestyle.

The chiropractor could help you with a large variety of symptoms such as:

-Headaches;

-Neck pain;

Back pain;

Scoliosis;

-Sciatica;

-Tendonitis / Bursitis;

-Carpal tunnel;

-Pains associated with pregnancy;

sports injuries;

-Posture corrections.

 

In addition, acute or chronic pain may be the result of several factors:

physical inactivity;

-Bad posture;

– Poor sleep position; 

-Stress;

-Anxiety;

-Regular lifting of heavy objects.

 

The chiropractor helps you to overcome the pains that overwhelms you. He offers care that meets the strict standards of a professional and ethical practice.

The frequency and type of treatments are in coherence with the profile of the patient, the intensity and the duration of the pains.

 

Here are few of the technics used by our chiropractors:

Network Spinal Analysis;

Gonstead;

Sacro-Occipital Technique;

Active Release Technique (ART);

Applied kinesiology;

Activator Methods;

Kinesiotaping;

Graston Technique;

Trigger Points.

This variety of approaches offered by Kiroclinique team allows us to relieve pain of various causes.

 

Chiropractic at Kiroclinique

Our establishment consists of qualified health professionals and holders of a doctorate in chiropractic from UQTR. Dr. Diana Al Ayoubi, Dr. Janelle Authier, Dr. Simon Lupien and Dr. Julien Aubé, members of the Quebec Board of Chiropractors, the Quebec Chiropractic Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association, are available to welcome you and help you improve your health condition.

 

At Kiroclinique, we believe that we must go beyond chiropractic adjustment techniques and manipulations. Therefore, it is essential to establish a close relationship with you in order to properly target your needs and establish personalized treatments.

 

 Our complementary services at Kiroclinique

Massage therapy and acupuncture are other treatments offered by Kiroclinique team. The contribution of other alternative medicines in complementarity with chiropractic care, improves and maintains your health. These disciplines provide you with relief and benefits that are unique to them.

Want to receive a variety of treatments from a team of professionals? Contact us at (514) 504-5476 or make an appointment now!

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