Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative methods to properly align the body's musculoskeletal structure.
When this is achieved, especially with the spine, the body is better able to heal itself without surgery or medication.
What is Chiropractic Care?
Chiropractic is primarily used for pain relief for muscles, joints, bones, and connective tissue, such as cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. It can be used in conjunction with conventional medical treatment.
What does a treatment plan look like
A chiropractor first takes a medical history, performs a physical examination, and may use lab tests or diagnostic imaging to determine if treatment is appropriate for your back pain.
The treatment plan may involve one or more manual adjustments in which the doctor manipulates the joints, using a controlled, sudden force to improve range and quality of motion. Many chiropractors also incorporate nutritional coaching and exercise/rehabilitation into the treatment plan. The goals of chiropractic care include the restoration of function and prevention of injury in addition to back pain relief.
How can chiropractic care help you
Chiropractic care including spinal manipulation is considered a safe, effective treatment especially for acute low back pain, which can result from sudden injury in moving furniture or getting tackled in sport.
It is also effective in treating neck pain and headaches, and other causes of aches and pains. Conditions like osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia often respond to the moderate pressure used by chiropractors.
Gonstead Chiropractic System
5 Steps Gonstead Analysis
Instrumentation: Specialized equipment to detect nerve inflammation- key feature in spinal dysfunction.
Visualization: The search for subtle changes in posture and misalignment of the spine.
Static Palpation: Abnormal swelling or oedema, tenderness and muscle tone will be detected through careful examination.
Motion Palpation: Precise assessment of each spinal segment in motion, moving and bending to locate the root cause of your problem.
X-Ray Analysis: Bio-mechanical approach to ascertain the function of the spine. Information gathered are used to confirm all other findings.
What makes it different?
Detailed Examination: 5 steps analysis gets to the root of the problem, even for the most complicated cases
Highly specific adjustments: Only causative areas are treated, leading to quicker recovery
Patient oriented: Treatments are specific and tailored to each individual
No rotary procedures: Twisting the spine runs the risk of damaging or aggravating spinal injuries
Meet Our Practitioners
Dr. Chua Hoe Wei
"My approach to chiropractic care is to help the body achieve optimal healing through care and maintenance of the spine and body."
Dr. Shaun Ang
"I believe tailored healthcare is key to helping people through life. My aim is to help people understand their condition, and learn the steps to actively influence their own health."
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