The number of sessions needed varies considerably. It will depend on the following factors:
- how long you have been unwell for: generally, recent conditions or injuries will resolve faster than old ones.
- the nature of your problem: a sciatica could take longer to clear than a simple backache.
- your age: you generally heal more slowly as you get older
You may need to receive between four and ten sessions, at weekly intervals, then gradually more spaced out by which time positive changes in your condition should have occurred.Occasionally with very acute conditions you may need to come twice weekly initially.
The preferred method used at the clinic is called McTimoney Chiropractic because of it's gentleness and non invasive nature.
It is not unusual however to experience post teatment tiredness or discomfort which may be part of your body readjusting itself and releasing built up toxicity.
Yes it is regulated by the GCC which is the body that set up standards in order to protect the profession and members of the public. Further information on their website: www.gcc-uk.org
Chiropractic is covered by most private medical insurance such as AXA PPP, N.U, WPA and more.
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Ladies will be offered a courtesy gown or in many cases will remain fully clothed.
Gents might be asked to undress to their underwear or remain fully clothed depending on the condition presented.