Chiropractic is a safe, drug-free, manual treatment that works with the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Our Kanata/Stittsville and Carleton Place clinics provide exceptional Chiropractic service. Your chiropractor will evaluate problems related to the spine, nervous system, and extremities to diagnose, treat, and prevent neuromuscular disorders. Chiropractic will help restore function, and prevent recurrences to enable you to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.
Who Are Chiropractors?
A Doctor of Chiropractic is a regulated primary health care practitioner who has undergone 4 years of study, receiving over 4200 hours of specialized training, after having completed a minimum of 3 years of an undergraduate university education.
How do Chiropractors Treat?
Our Kanata Stittsville and Carleton Place chiropractors treat using a variety of techniques, tools, and advice including:
- Manual Adjustments
- Active Release Techniques®
- Gentle joint mobilizations
- Exercise instruction
- Gait analysis and orthotics
- Workstation and ergonomic advice
- Nutritional advice
What do Chiropractors Treat?
Chiropractors treat a variety of disorders including but not limited to:
- Low back pain
- Neck pain
- Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
- Shoulder/Rotator Cuff Injuries
- Hip pain
- Plantar fasciitis
- Sports Injuries
- Pain due to pregnancy
What is an Adjustment?
An adjustment is a carefully delivered thrust applied to joint. It is often accompanied by audible release of gas that sounds like a “crack” with a sensation of relief afterwards. Research has shown the adjustment to be remarkably safe, with numerous studies supporting its use. In fact most patients who receive adjustments feel relaxed and at ease.
Do I need a referral?
You don’t need a referral from a medical doctor or anyone else to see a chiropractor.