Dr. Markey doing cranial work on a 11 year old patient

Testimonials

 I was amazed with the difference the treatment was having after 2 visits. I was walking with ease, after a couple of more visits, it was wonderful how supple I felt withal sorts of movement.

Oliver F.

My bowel movements have changed. My lungs feel freer. My sleeping pattern is steadier and I feel a healthy sense of being rested.

J.R.

What to expect

Pre-consultation

Free session to find out what chiropractic is and how our office runs. Everyone must come to the pre-consultation before starting care. 

1st visit

This will usually last between 30-40 minutes. In this we undertake a full history and chiropractic examination to determine the underlying cause of your problem. You will be adjusted on this visit

2nd visit

It is important that you completely understand the cause of your problem, the steps necessary to correct it and the commitment to time and money involved Therefore your second visit consists of an outline from your initial visit and care plan. Adjustments will continue on this visit.

 

Treatment methods

There are a range of treatment methods available in our office

Cranial sacral therapy

Works on ensuring the tiny sutures (joints of the bones of skull are moving freely, this ensures that there is no direct irritation on the nerves and also allows free flowing of the CSF the fluid that nourishes the brain. This uses the gentlest of pressures and is usually so relaxing the baby doesn’t know it is happening.

Spinal Adjustments

As the nerves are most sensitive at the levels of the spine, specialised manipulations are used along the level of the spine to restore normal nerve function, therefore affecting the tension within muscles, joints and organs. This aims to decrease pain and stiffness and overall allow the body to function at its optimum.

Thompson Technique

Utilizes a "segmental drop table" to enhance the motion of the segment or area to be adjusted, most commonly the mid-back, low back and pelvic area. Leg length checks, palpation and other appropriate may be used in determining where to adjust

Diversified

Adjusting of the spine uses specific lines of drives for all manual thrusts, allowing for specificity in correcting mechanical distorations of the spine. No instruments are used in the adjusting procedure. Motion palpitation and full spine, hands-on techniques are used to deliver a deeper thrust.

Activator Technique

Uses a low force adjusting instrument that ensures pinpoint identification and correction of a problem without causing discomfort or pain. Patients of all ages can enjoy the benefits of an Activator adjustment. The technique is especially helpful for children who sometimes have trouble lying still. The Activator adjustment is so quick and comfortable children often look forward to there next visit. Older patients, or those with arthritis, osteoporisis, or other bone-weakening conditions find the Activator method to be effective and gentle.

Deep Tissue Release

As levels of nerve irritation continues, this often causes huge levels of muscle tension. Relaxation of these muscle fibres allow a return to normal function this may include massage, trigger point therapy, muscle stretching, etc.


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