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Petts Wood Chiropractic Clinic

FAQ
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What to expect on your 1st Visit

 During the 1st treatment, a full medical history is taken followed by an examination using relevant orthopaedic and neurological tests and a full body chiropractic treatment. Gowns are used during the examination/treatment and client dignity and comfort is maintained at all times. During this appointment, I will discuss the possible reasons for the presenting problem or problems and devise an individual treatment plan. If through the initial examination we felt that your symptoms would not benefit from chiropractic then a referral to the appropriate medical physician (usually your GP) would be suggested. Our aim is to keep you fully informed of your progress during your treatments answering all questions.

 What is a free screen appointment?

This gives you the opportunity to gain more information about how chiropractic may help you. The appointment lasts approximately 20 minutes, you will be asked to give a brief history of your presenting condition and a short clinical examination will be undertaken. We will aim to give you advice on how chiropractic may help you with your condition if appropriate. No treatment will be given at this appointment.

Am I Registered with the General Chiropractic Council?

I have been registered with the General Chiropractic Council since 2004. GCC number 02200

Will the treatment hurt?

McTimoney chiropractic uses gentle and effective adjustments to the body and spine which is relatively pain-free.

How many treatments would I need?

The majority of clients will require 4-6 treatments to gain symptomatic relief. The number of treatments depends on the severity of your presenting condition, how long you have had the condition and your response to treatments.

How long does each treatment take?

Initial 1st appointment approx 60mins (consultation, examination and treatment)
Subsequent appointment approx 30mins

Do I need to keep coming back after my symptoms have gone?

A high proportion of clients attend for regular maintenance treatments as Chiropractic helps your body function correctly so you can be well and reduce the risks of recurrent episodes. These can range from 4 weeks to 6 monthly.

How quickly can I get an appointment?

We will do our best to see you within 24 or 48 hours

For whom is chiropractic suitable?

Chiropractic is suitable for all ages.

Do I get undressed/what do I wear

Treatments can be performed with whatever attire people feel comfortable wearing. Most clients wear shorts/tracksuit bottoms with a gown (supplied) for dignity and comfort.

Can I claim on insurance?

We are registered with AXA, BUPA, Simply Health and WPA.

I'm Pregnant can I be treated?

Ladies can be treated after the 1st Trimester of pregnancy.

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