MASON CHIROPRACTIC Sandra Mason BSc (Hons) Chiro McTimoney Chiropractor 0151 378 6341
            MASON CHIROPRACTIC       Sandra Mason BSc (Hons) Chiro            McTimoney Chiropractor                  0151 378 6341

What is chiropractic?

The spinal column is made up of 24 moveable vertebrae, plus the sacrum and the coccyx.  It houses the spinal cord through which nerve information is transmitted from the brain to the rest of the body.  When the spinal column is correctly aligned, nerve information is passed accurately. 

 

However, if any part of the spine becomes misaligned, then nerve function may become impaired.  A misalignment of the joints can occur for many reasons; some of the most common are incorrect lifting, car or sporting accidents, falls, stress and poor posture.  This can lead to pain, discomfort (such as numbness or  pins and needles), or restricted mobility.

 

Chiropractic treatment consists of manipulative techniques known as adjustments to restore corrrect function and mobility and balance to the joints.  Numerous methods of adjustment have evolved over the years and one of them is the McTimoney method.  The McTimoney method comprises a variety of low-force techniques; the key to the success of adjustments is the speed, dexterity and accuracy with which they are performed.

 

Chiropractors provide care for patients of all ages, who present with a range of acute and chronic conditions and can advise about self-help, exercise and lifestyle. 

 

There is scientific evidence that the following conditions may be helped by chiropractic:



  • Acute and chronic back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Migraine
  • Cervicogenic headache (headaches relating to structures within the neck)
  • Acute and chronic neck pain
  • Extremity joint conditions (relating to the arm and leg joints)
  • Sciatica
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Ankle sprain (short term management)
  • Cramp
  • Elbow pain and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences
  • Headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic)
  • Inability to relax
  • Joint pains Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core osteoarthritis treatments and exercise
  • General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)
  • Generalised aches and pains
  • Lumbago
  • Mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e. whiplash)
  • Migraine prevention
  • Minor sports injuries and tensions
  • Muscle spasms
  • Plantar fasciitis (short term management)
  • Rotator cuff injuries, disease or disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder complaints (dysfunction, disorders and pain)
  • Soft tissue disorders of the shoulder

 

  To book an appointment

0151 378 6341

Address

Mason Chiropractic

80a Balls Road

Oxton

Wirral

Merseyside

CH43 1US

Opening hours

We are open Monday to Friday and offer morning, afternoon and evening appointments.

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