McTimoney Chiropractic
Cardiff and South Wales

ABOUT THE SERVICE WE PROVIDE


WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM MY FIRST SESSION?

We will first assess your general health, previous conditions and existing symptoms. We will then conduct a physical examination to locate the problem, during which time we will make adjustments using the light, dexterous techniques associated with the McTimoney chiropractic.

If at any point we discover or suspect a condition that requires medical intervention, we will refer you to your GP for further tests.

Normally your first visit can last anything between 60 to 80 minutes. During this time we will:

  • Take a full case history
  • Ask your permission to conduct a thorough physical examination
  • Make adjustments using light, dextrous techniques.


  • Please wear or bring loose comfortable clothing to change into so that your limbs can be moved freely with you feeling comfortable.
    In some instances , we may need to ask you to remove some clothing.

    A chiropractor's first concern is to find out what is wrong. We will also check for signs of any serious conditions for which you would need specialist advice.



    TREATMENT IS VERY MUCH A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR CHIROPRACTOR

    Before treatment starts we will explain to you clearly:
  • The results of your examination
  • The proposed treatment plan
  • The benefits and any significant risks associated with your condition and proposed treatment plan



  • HOW MANY SESSIONS WILL I NEED?

    Most people find between two and six sessions sufficient to address straightforward problems. The number and frequency of treatments will depend on a number of factors, including:
  • Your age
  • Extent of injury
  • Duration of injury
  • General fitness
  • Stress (muscle tension and stress on your nervous system)
  • Posture

  • The anticipated number of treatments will be discussed with you prior to treatment. Once you're up and running, you can choose to schedule regular check-ups a few times a year to keep long-standing conditions under control.



    HOW WILL I FEEL AFTER TREATMENT?

    During a course of chiropractic care you can expect to feel physical changes as your body adapts. These may include stiffness or tiredness, particularly after your first session.

    We will give you advice on after-care and any necessary lifestyle changes to help you achieve the most out of your care.

    It is important that you talk to us if you feel worried about anything either during, or after treatment.

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