If you’re looking for certified chiropractors in Ottawa, you’ve come to the right place. Our chiropractors take their time assessing and diagnosing your injuries, providing accurate diagnoses and creating a proper treatment protocol. Our Chiropractors incorporate many different treatment modalities such as soft tissue release, manual or tool-assisted manipulations/alignments, percussive instrument, laser, and much more. They are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat disorders related to the spine, neck, pelvis, nervous system, concussions, and all joints. One of the most common misconceptions is that chiropractor solely work on your back. That is false! Chiropractors can treat many different conditions and parts of the human body to help get you back on track faster than ever!
What Makes Us Different?
Our goal during chiropractic treatment is to improve the overall physical health of the individual, and to educate and increase health awareness.
We use various methods to heal patients and one of these is Spinal Manipulation Therapy, which is composed of different techniques that correct the joint movements of the body. We may also use Muscle Release Therapy, which helps release muscle tension and restore the normal movement of muscle tissues. Follow-up appointments may be scheduled from 15-45 minutes, longer than the average time slot other offices offer. This allows ample time for education, Low-Level Laser Therapy, individualized rehabilitation exercises and Soft Tissue Therapy. We also do not force our patients to buy treatment packages; you are able to book one appointment at a time if you choose to do so!
Our chiropractors are also certified concussion management practitioners, able to treat all types of head injuries from motor vehicle accidents, sports, or any unfortunate incident resulting in a head injury.
Powerful Benefits of Chiropractic Treatment
- Chiropractic care provides powerful pain relief
- Chiropractic care treats the root cause of the problem, not just the symptoms
- Chiropractic complements other treatments such as Massage Therapy or Manual Osteopathy
- Chiropractic treatment is low risk
- Treatment for back, neck, and joint pain really works almost instantly
- Helps manage chronic conditions such as Fibromyalgia
- Chiropractic care can help symptoms of cancer patients
- Prevents joint dysfunction
- Non-invasive treatment option
- Improves posture
- Boosts immune system
- Improves mental health
- Reduces blood pressure
- Increases energy levels
- Chiropractic care can save you money by reducing the need for pain relieving drugs by almost 50%
- Works for everyone from toddlers all the way to seniors
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Chiropractic Treatment
Many people attribute chiropractors to back cracking, but really, what is a chiropractor? One of the largest primary care professions in Ontario, chiropractic is an evidence-informed, non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors primarily use their hands, and sometimes incorporate tools, to help assess, diagnose, and treat disorders related to the spine, neck, pelvis, nervous system, and joints.
Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, depending on the specific needs of the individual patient. After taking a history, performing an examination and establishing a diagnosis, a chiropractor can develop and carry out a comprehensive treatment/management plan, recommend therapeutic exercise and other non-invasive therapies, and provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counselling.
What Does A Chiropractor Do?
Chiropractors will use a combination of treatment techniques, depending not the specific needs of the patient. They will examine, assess, diagnose, and then prescribe a treatment plan to help alleviate and heal the disorder the individual is suffering from. Part of the assessment may include the Chiropractor providing a requisition for an X-Ray to help the precision of the diagnosis if deemed necessary.
They may also incorporate therapeutic exercises, lifestyle changes, and dietary advice as part of their treatment prescription. One of the most utilized technique used by Chiropractors is Spinal Manipulation Therapy (SMT). This comprises of multiple techniques that makes precise adjustments to the vertebrae of the spine, correct many of the body’s joint movements and improve bodily movement.
They may also include several forms of other techniques, such as Muscle Release Therapy (MRT), which is a form of hands-on therapy that helps restore normal movement of muscle tissue and releases tension and adhesions.
What Can A Chiropractor Treat?
- Back and Neck Pain
- Concussions/Head Injuries
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Strains and Sprains
- Repetitive Strain Injury
- Sports Injuries
- Limited Range of Motion in Back, Joints, and Muscle Tissue
- Tightness of Soft Tissues that restrict movement
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- TMJ Syndrome
- Degenerative disc disease
- Herniated Disc
- Spinal Osteoarthritis
- Pregnancy Associated Back Pain