Sports chiropractors treat neuromuscular dysfunction and specialize in the care of musculoskeletal injuries which includes injury prevention. Sports chiropractors take a multi modal approach to patient care and have extensive knowledge in sports related injuries.
We treat everyone from busy mum’s and dad’s to weekend warriors through to elite athletes.
Our Treatment Approach
Step 1: Decreasing Pain
Step 2: Restoring Motion
Step 3: Restoring Stability
Step 4: Getting it Stronger
And even more simply put:
1. Calm it down, and then 2. Build it back up
A Sports Chiropractic Session may include:
- Spinal Adjustments & Joint Mobilisations
- Soft Tissue Releases
- Kinesio Taping / Rock Taping / Dynamic Taping / Rigid Taping
- Dry Needling
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Release
- Exercise Rehab & Prescription
What to Expect
First Appointment – Investigation and Examination
In this appointment we will fill out forms, ACC forms if it is due to an injury….
Lets find out whats going on – Where does the problem lie?
A detailed health history and physical examination will be performed
Range of motion exams
Functional movement assessments
Chiropractic spine specific assessments
What to bring
- Any previous or current Xrays MRI’s CT or ultrasounds
- Due to the nature of the physical examination its best to wear light, comfortable clothing “activewear” if possible
- A current ACC number if applicable
Second Appointment – A plan to get you functioning well
In this appointment we out line the plan of attack to get you better!
On your second visit everything will be thoroughly explained to you, what has been found with your injury and how your entire body is functioning
You will leave this visit with a clear understanding of whats ahead and how we will get you better
Each visit to Auckland Health and Performance should be relaxed and enjoyable. We want to be the solution to your aches and pains. Each appointment is specifically tailored to you and your individual needs. No cookie cutter treatments here. Every appointment we strive to give you an awesome experience and hope to have you feeling better than when you walked in.
Auckland Health and Performance is proud to be the only Sports Chiropractor in East Auckland, and we provide chiropractic services to patients from a wide range of areas from our premises in East Tamaki, including:
- East Tamaki
- East Auckland
- Half Moon Bay
- Highland Park
- High Brook
- Mount Wellington
- Sylvia Park
Contact us today to book an appointment or to enquire about our sports chiropractic services further.