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What causes neck pain? What causes shoulder pain? Video Can Chiropractic help neck pain? Can chiropractic help shoulder pain? Dr Paula Stacey-Thomas from The Chiropractic Domain answers your questions....

Chiropractors adjust the spinal joints and muscles to minimise pain and increase proper movement of the spine, it also allows the body to heal and the nervous system to work at it's optimum level....

A referral from a GP is not necessary to see a Chiropractor. Some GP's may refer to Chiropractors via the Enhanced Primary Care Program (EPC). If you would like us to correspond with your GP about your Chiropractic care with us, please ask....

Many noises during Chiropractic adjustments at the Adelaide Chiropractic Domain may be heard. Firstly, Dr Paula may use the 'Dr Graeme General Purpose Massager' that uses vibration to massage, helping the muscles relax for a more comfortable adjustment. Secondly, Dr Paula uses adjusting tables with segments that...

Chiropractic Adjustments are gentle and low force, so in most cases they do not hurt. Some patients have tender spots after injury that may be uncomfortable when beginning Chiropractic treatment. Chiropractors use skill, not force to conduct a safe and effective adjustment. ...

A Chiropractic adjustment uses a gentle force in a specific direction applied to joints. This helps to allow joints to move more freely and gradually regain normal motion. Ultimately, Chiropractic adjustments to the spine aim to allow proper joint movement and improved spinal function, helping...

Studies have shown that Chiropractic treatments are a safe, non-invasive, natural approach to health. In the words of the New Zealand Government’s Inquiry, chiropractic care is “remarkably safe.” In relation to the treatment of neck and back pain, studies have shown that a course of chiropractic...

In my over 16 years of practice “Can you fix me?” or "Can Chiropractic fix me?" certainly is the most common question followed by: “How long will it take?” Honestly, I don't like to use the word ‘fix’ as I think it gives people unrealistic expectations,...

One of the most common questions I get asked by patients in clinic is regarding the use of ice or heat in response to pain. Generally, the questions are regarding which one is better. The answer here is that they are both good, but for...

From time to time clients who previously have  had  good results from Chiropractic care get out of the habit of having their regular spinal check-ups. People often tell me: “ I’ve been feeling really good” “ I haven’t had any niggles” “ I have been too busy” “ I...

Patients often put this question to me because they usually want to do something to help them without aggravating the spinal problems they have.  Firstly, it depends on what you want to achieve; i.e. General conditioning or Specific strengthening Secondly, it depends on what activities you like or...