Everyone will usually have back ache at some point in their lives. But for some, it is debilitating and you'll be glad to hear, we can usually do something about it.
How you hold yourself will have an effect on your mobility as you grow older. We can advise you on posture, as well as exercises to help you enjoy life longer.
Sciatica is a common presentation. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back to the foot and is the thickest and longest spinal nerve in the body.
Come in for a painful shoulder and who knows what else you'll go home knowing. Realisation about food intolerance can change your life.
The clinic is now open again for all appointments running at near maximum capacity.
Our priority at TargetHealth is always the health of our patients, staff, and their families. As such, other than maintaining our usual level of hygiene within the clinic, we are taking additional measures in accordance with government guidelines to minimize the risk of infection to both staff and patients
Please feel free to ring the clinic for further information regarding the extra measures we have in place.
What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractors do not require a referral from a GP and specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions which are due to physical/mechanical problems of the joints and their effect on the nervous system.
Chiropractors use their hands to “adjust” the joints of the spine and limbs where altered movements are found. This will improve the mobility allowing the body to heal and relieve pain. The body’s own healing process will then continue to improve and maintain health. The treatment is known as “adjustment”.
Accidents, repetitive strain, lack of exercise, poor posture, stress and poor diet can all lead to the symptoms of pain; warning the body that it is not functioning properly. This incorrect function in the spine can cause irritation of the nerves and muscles that control posture and movement. By “adjusting” the problem joints, this corrects the way the nervous system works.
Depending on where the nerve irritation has occurred, the symptoms may include: