Ask The Chiropractor: Latest Answers
Hi, I was wondering if you guys treat bow legs, because I’ve heard that Chiropractors could fix it. Thanks
I wouldn’t claim to treat bow legs. Try orthotics perhaps?
I am 28 years old and have been experiencing pain at the bottom of my neck and along my shoulders for a couple of years. I’ve started to notice a slight curve along the top of spine now and I would like some advice please. Many thanks Michelle
Sounds like a posture related problem which a chiropractor would be able to help with.
We’d treat the problem and give you advice on how best to minimize it’s recurrence.
Hi, Can a Chiropractor help cure Sciatica and if so how does it differ from an Osteopath ? Thank you
Yes a chiro can help with sciatica but I hate the word ‘cure’ as once you have sciatica you are at increased risk of it flaring up again at some point even if it feels like it was cured!
We have more similarities to Osteopaths than differences but a big difference is that we are trained and licenced to take x-rays. Osteopaths aren’t.
Hi I have lower back pain It’s never been bad but since lockdown it’s gone quite bad. I wonder if that’s because I don’t move a lot.. Sometimes I feel like the pain is on the bone pretty much the middle bone. And on the sides My question is if I should see you what’s the charges and for how many visits ?
It’s best if you give the clinic a ring on 02083015859 and reception will be able to answer all your questions.
Hi, I have a on going back problem where it always hurts when I’m doing an activity, it’s like a ach in the middle of my back. I also have a painful knee that if I keep it bent for too long it hurts and some times when I run I can feel it clicking. The last one is my shoulder when ever I do a rotation movement it’s clicks and hurts and when ever I do a pressing movement I get a sharp pain in my left shoulder and I have to stop what I’m doing. I’m not to sure if you could help me with any of this or I would need to see a different specialist. Many thanks Tom
Lots going on there!
Yes, those are all the types of problems that we help people with.
You have two options: Either come in for a 15 minute ‘free chat’ first or simply get the ball rolling properly with a ‘new patient’ visit.
Why don’t you give reception a ring on 02083015859 and get booked in?
Hello, I currently suffer with pain throughout my inner chest, it doesn’t feel internal, more muscular? It prevents me from stretching and I’ve even given up using a gym bench press because of the pain. It’s barrable when I’m not over using my chest muscles. What could this be and should I visit a chiropractor for assessment? Kind regards, Sam Ramsey
That does sound like something that falls within a chiropractors remit.
It’s probably a strained intercostal muscle, possibly also a rib not moving properly.
Find your nearest chiro, get them to take a look and see what they say!
Hello again; I have a mother and she would like to know if a women could help her release her back problems due to religious reasons Thank you
We have a female chiro at the clinic. Her name is Mandy and your mother could see her.
Give us a ring on 02083015859 and have a chat with reception about this.
Hello there; I have neck problems especially on the side. I could feel a lot of tension and I’m wondering if you suggest any exercise or positions to help my crack my neck
Randomly ‘cracking’ your neck yourself is unlikely to get to the root cause of your problem and will only provide short term relief (if at all). It could also cause more problems!
I’d go and see a chiropractor, osteopath or physio about this and get a proper diagnosis and skilled appropriate treatment.
Hi, as part of our antenatal classes, We found out that there is a very specialised check and adjustment that can be done for pregnant women to reduce back strain and more importantly ensure that the baby is able to assume the correct position during birth. Can you please confirm if this is an assessment and adjustment that you offer.
We simply examine and correct pelvic and spinal problems in pregnant women using our standard techniques. I don’t know if any of those techniques are what you mean by a “very specialised check and adjustment”.
I’d be happy to discuss this further if you want to. Give us a ring on 02083015859 and I’ll chat or if I’m busy leave me your number so I can ring you back.
I have currently been in pain for a year after a troublesome tooth extraction and have clicking and a dull aching throb which I believe is related to the massetuer muscle. Can you help me with this?
Yes we do work on masseter (and other TMJ) muscles.
Give the clinic a ring on 02083015859 and have a chat with reception about getting in at some point.