What is chiropractic care and what should you expect at your chiropractic appointments?
“A Chiropractic Doctor is a primary care neuromusculoskeletal expert who assess’ and treat several conditions that arise in the nerves, muscle and joints.
This means anyone experiencing pain or other symptoms in the neck, back and extremities may see a Chiropractor directly for assessment.
Chiropractors 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.
During your initial Assessment visit, you should expect Dr. Clutton will conduct a thorough health history and a physical examination that may include movement assessment, orthopaedic testing, neurological screening and tissue palpation. – wearing comfortable clothing that does not limit movement and ability assess tissues is very helpful.
Your chiropractor will recommend a course of treatment specific to you that may also include mobilization of the joints, soft tissue therapy, and therapeutic exercises. Dr. Clutton may also provide nutritional counselling and recommend rehabilitation and injury prevention strategies. He will discuss any treatment options with you so that you can collaboratively decide together on the best course of action for you.
If Dr. Clutton diagnoses a condition more appropriately treated or co-managed with another health care professional, he will make a referral.
People often see a chiropractor for pain however, Dr. Clutton also has several patients looking to improve their movement and performance for personal health and fitness goals.
Dr. Clutton’s background in strength & conditioning, and sports allows him to effectively rehabilitate many athletic injuries.“