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  • very experienced chiropractors
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  • diagnostic ultrasound
  • free spinal screenings
  • free massage tables
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Chiropractic treatment

Chiropractic treatment

We divide chiropractic treatments into 3 phases: 

  1. Intensive/correcting phase
    • The patient will need to have frequent treatments.
    • The most corrections will be made in this phase, in order to restore spinal mobility and nervous system function. 
  2. Stabilising phase
    • This is the "fine-tuning-phase", in order to achieve optimal recovery.
    • The patient can resume daily life, including sport and work activities.
  3. Maintenance phase
    • The chiropractor will start to extend time between treatments, to create more stability.
    • Time between treatments vary per patient, depending on the nature of their complaints, condition and age.
    • Maintaining the body correctly will decrease the chance of complaints recurring and the patient maintains optimal freedom of movement.

Different techniques

A chiropractor is able to use many different techniques when treating a patient. The similarity between these techniques is that chiropractors use their hands to make the correction or adjustment. When abnormal spinal or extremity joint movement (also called a subluxation) is detected, the chiropractor will perform a manipulation or adjustment to the affected area in order to restore normal joint and nerve function.

Popping sound/cavitation

During this adjustment it's possible for the patient to hear a "popping" sound. This pop is a result of an air bubble forming in the joint, that has been released because of the change of pressure within the joint. With certain techniques used by a chiropractor, you will not hear this popping sound. Chiropractors will adapt their techniques accordingly when treating babies and elderly people.