Chiropractic is a primary health care professional focused on the diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders.
Chiropractors use a range of techniques to reduce pain, improve function and increase mobility, including hands-on manipulation of the spine. As well as manual treatment, chiropractors are able to offer a package of care which includes advice on self-help, therapeutic exercises and lifestyle changes.
Chiropractic treatment involves safe, often gentle, specific spinal manipulation to free joints in the spine or other areas of the body that are not moving properly.
Apart from manipulation, chiropractors may use a variety of techniques including ice, heat, ultrasound, rehabilitative exercise and acupuncture as well as advice postural advice and lifestyle.
Dr Matthew Kenna DC BSc, MSc (Chiro) treats human, equine and canine patients.