Definition of Chiropractic
Chiropractic is a health profession focused on treating spinal and musculoskeletal problems primarily through manual manipulation. A chiropractor does not prescribe medication, but relies on a variety of manual therapies, including spinal manipulation, mobilization, and adjunctive therapies, to improve function and provide pain relief.
Chiropractic is a Health Care Profession, mandated by the AHPCSA, which focuses on the Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Spinal and Extremity Joint, conditions – Neuromuscular-Skeletal conditions, (nerve, muscle and joints).
Dr. Séan Lewis also uses conservative approaches like Manipulation / bio-mechanical Adjustments along with adjunctive Soft Tissue Rehabilitation protocols like, Ultra-sound, IFC, Traction, Mobilisation, Trigger point Therapy, Acupuncture / Dry Needling, as well as Medical, Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapy.
Neuro-musculo-skeletal (NMS) disorders are medical conditions associated with problems to muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage, or spinal discs. They represent some of the most common medical conditions that affect people, regardless of their age and include common back pain, scoliosis, poor posture, degenerative disc diseases and joint injuries. Most people will experience these conditions, or know someone else who does.