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Best Newcastle Chiropractor

Dr Ben explains how to find a good chiropractor near you

 

Best Family Chiropractor Clinic in Newcastle NSW

If you are looking for a good chiropractor in the Newcastle, Cardiff, Kotara, Lambton areas, our clinic is for you. We are the best choice for family chiropractic care in the Newcastle area.

Baby Chiropractor

We treat babies with chiropractic care every day. It is natural for parents to fear the Chiropractor for their babies. Is chiropractic safe for babies? Chiropractic care in babies also keeps babies healthier because their nervous system and immune system are supported

Regular Chiropractic care can help relieve the following in babies:

  • Ear infections and ear aches
  • Colic and acid reflux
  • Fussiness
  • Feeding and breastfeeding/latching issues

Private Health Fund Rebates for Newcastle Chiropractor

If you are a member of a Private Health Fund, then the cost of treatment is affordable. National Chiropractors are covered by all major Private Health insurance providers offered via HICAPS, such as Bupa, Australian Unity, Defence Health, Teachers Health, HCF, NIB, HBF, and Medibank Private.

National Chiropractor Clinics provide you with the confidence of knowing your out-of-pocket costs for initial and ongoing chiropractic consultations in addition to on-the-spot claiming facilities, so all you pay is your Health Fund gap.

 

Chiropractic for Children.

Kids are always so active. And so our clinic specialises in chiropractic for kids. Things like school, sport and backpacks can cause problems with your child’s spine and irritate the nerves.

Here are some conditions or reasons for your child to visit the chiropractor.

  • Even “growing pains” are often simple treatable
  • Back, neck, hip or pelvic problems
  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Poor attention in school classroom
  • Poor eating.
  • Improved sleeping
  • Improved behavior and attitude.

Chiropractor for Teenagers.

Teenage boys and girls go through rapid growth spurts. All of these pressures and changes that the teenage body can certainly lead to rapid mood changes, poor concentration, stress, anxiety and sleeping problems in teenagers. All these conditions can be treated at our Newcastle clinic.

low back lumbar disc bulge and protrusion

Should I go to a Chiropractor?

The human body is a delicate machine, and when the machine breaks down, it hurts. When your body hurts and you are in pain, it’s time to get a professional diagnosis and good treatment.

Chiropractic treatment specifically addresses the disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Your local chiropractor will restore the structure of the spine, reduces pressure on the neurological tissues and improves the health of an individual. A chiropractor’s work is to ensure that his patient’s spinal mobility is back to normal, alleviate any irritation on the spinal nerve and any altered reflexes.

As soon as you start experiencing any pain in your back, neck or spinal area you should consult the nearest chiropractor for evaluation and proper treatment. Freeing the area up will only help with your healing.

Below you’ll find the signs to look out that affect spinal mobility, and examinations carried out by the chiropractor and how long the treatment takes for you to go back to your normal activities.

What Conditions Can a Chiropractor Fix?

Headaches

A chiropractor examines the intensity of your headaches to know how to treat your condition. For those who suffer from severe migraines and do not like taking medicine or painkillers do not work for them, then visit the nearest hospital to seek quick medical test. There are several types of headaches, but the most common type that chiropractors deal with is a cervicogenic headache. 

Neck Pain

Chronic neck pain mostly associates with an underlying issue with the spinal discs or joints of the cervical spine.The chiropractor performs chiropractics adjustments to relieve the neck pain.

Low Back Pain

Pain at the lower back is directly associated with the spinal cord. The pain may be from performing strenuous activities or exercises that strain and cause a stiff back. Chiropractor examines and takes you through the treatment without causing any spinal manipulation and sore back.

Shoulder Pain

Treatment of the shoulder pain varies from one to another depending on the reasons of the shoulder malfunction. The chiropractor will diagnose your problem and start treatment immediately.

Knee Injuries

Knee joints pains and arthritis are most commonly treated by the chiropractor. He/she will determine the cause of the pain on the knee and recommend the treatment.

Posture

Spinal abnormalities generate poor posture. Long term poor posture causes permanent dysfunctions of the spine. Chiropractor corrects faulty postures by performing unique exercises that differ from one patient to another.

Pregnancy

Pregnant women consult a chiropractor to prevent any contraindications. There is a chiropractor’s routine to help women who are trying to conceive, invest in fertility and pregnancy wellness.

Whiplash

Whiplash varies from one patient to another, but it’s pain from tight muscles. Chiropractor’s whiplash treatment for relaxed muscle dysfunction or muscle relaxation consists of gentle stretching of the muscle that that excessive tension.

Sciatica

Sciatica is pain that originates from the lower back or buttocks and travels to one or both legs. The sciatica nerve pain develops in different intensities, from minimal, moderate and occasional. Chiropractic doctor treats sciatica according to the stage.

Referred Pain

It is the pain experienced in an area that does not seem to have any relationship with the problem. Referred pain causes mix-up of the message sent to the central nervous system. The pain is usually intense but difficult to pinpoint its source.

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the curving of the spine when one is growing. Treatment of the condition is determined by the age of the patient and the angle of the spinal curve. If the chiropractic examination shows that the curve may not form deformity, then treatment is not necessary.

Disc Injuries

Disc injury is also known as disc herniation. It is not common but when it happens it is a far-reaching injury and requires surgery after keen examination by the chiropractic

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The primary cause of the carpal Tunnel syndrome is the misalignment in the spine. Chiropractic cares for the wrist, upper spine, and arm to get rid of the syndrome.

spinal adjustment of the neck from my chiropractor

What Happens at the Chiropractor?

Just like when visiting any other health facility, the chiropractor has unique facilities for his line of work. The admission procedures are quite similar to other health providers but what you may find outstanding is the chiropractic treatment table. The tables are used to examine patient’s positioning and movement during spinal adjustments that assist in the chiropractic treatment. The doctor will ask questions such as when you started experiencing pain and take an x-ray for further clarification of your condition. The procedures are registration, physical examination, treatment and follow-up of the patient’s health.

How Long Does the Chiropractor treatment take?

The intensity of the pain and damage of the spine will determine how long the treatment will take. Mostly within one to two weeks from the start of the chiropractic treatment program for cases that are noncomplex musculoskeletal conditions. That period is enough for the patient to feel a 40% to 80% reduction in pain. In worse cases during the chiropractic care, a normally the treatment program is thrice per week that goes for nearly a month, and re-evaluation follows.

Other Natural Health Services

Dry Needling

Dry needling is a procedure that involves multiple advances of thin, solid filiform and sterile needle into the paralyzed muscles to trigger movement. Research shows that dry needling has become a reliable method for interruption of the cycle that and perpetuation of the pathological muscular contracture commonly known as the myofascial trigger point. Chiropractic reduces the focal area of contracture quickly than manual approaches.

Massage

It is sometimes confusing to distinguish when you need a therapy massage and when you need a chiropractic massage especially when you have a developing wound. It’s best that you first visit a chiropractic doctor, and he will advise on which kind of massage you need. Chiropractic care specializes in disorders of the nervous and musculoskeletal system and focuses on the spine, joints and hard tissues. The massage can treat conditions such as ear infections, tendonitis, headaches and joint pains.The massage can treat conditions such as ear infections, tendonitis, headaches and joint pains.

Local Chiropractic Clinic Locations

All these services are available in our Newcastle clinic. We also service Nelson Bay, Cardiff, Kotara, Adamstown, Hamilton, and Lambton.

Additional Areas:
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