Why do we X-ray patients? Because we are dealing with degrees and millimetres. To be on the right bone or segment is not enough. The art of Gonstead Chiropractic is all about finding the specific depth, direction and speed in order to restore health to the patient. So we X-ray because 'to see, is to know.'
Practicing Gonstead Chiropractic is a life's work. Learning the intricacies of the human body is like learning a whole new language or developing a whole new sense. Every day has its challenges; every patient is different, every spine is unique. Most days involve early starts, rushed lunch breaks and staying back after hours. But would I swap it for any other job? Not a chance. Being able to help people heal themselves with corrections delivered using only my hands is a priv
"Nature itself is the best physician" - Hippocrates (Father of modern medicine.) Often the cause of many health concerns comes from ignoring our natural instincts. Naturally the body wants to move, to be nourished, hydrated, to have fresh air and time to rest. This is all so important for true health. Yet the average modern lifestyle does not prioritise these factors. Instead we stimulate ourselves artificially (caffeine, sugar, alcohol), spend too much time sitting and have
I often get asked by Chiropractors and students…. "What goes through your head the moment before you adjust someone?" Well at this point, I have already found the subluxation. I have already visualised the listing. I have already palpated to feel how the vertebrae moves. I have already studied the exact picture of the subluxation on X-ray I have already specifically set up and prepared the patient I have already taken all the care possible to take the most specific contact th