What is Chiropractic?

Doctors of chiropractic diagnose, treat and help prevent conditions
and disorders related to the back, neck, pelvis, extremity joints and the
effect they have on the nervous system.

What do Chiropractors do? The main form of treatment from Red Deer chiropractors deliver is called an adjustment – a non-invasive procedure consisting of a precise directed movement to help relieve pain and discomfort, and restore range of motion. Sometimes chiropractors will also use other therapies like massage, heat, laser, graston, nutritional counselling, lifestyle changes, exercise, stretches and kinesiotape.

A Red Deer Chiropractor does not prescribe drugs or perform surgery, but may make a referral to medical specialists for such treatment when appropriate.

Does Chiropractor work? Medical research continues to prove the value of Chiropractic care with consistently high marks for clinical effectiveness, cost efficiency and patient satisfaction. Chiropractic services received a 93% satisfaction rating among current patients in Alberta. 2012 Ipsos Reid

Is Chiropractic safe? Yes it is. Research suggests risk factors for adverse effects (muscle soreness, pain, inflammation…) range from 1/2.5 million and 1/10 million references available for risk in chiropractic adjustment in Red Deer Chiropractic clinic.

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World Hockey Championships
During a recent study at the World Hockey Championships, 19 of 22 players on one team were diagnosed with an injury.

  • 34 percent of those injuries were muscle related.
  • 80 percent of those injuries were treated with chiropractic treatments consisting of soft tissue massage, low impact manipulation and extremity mobilization exercises.