Experience chiro St-Sauveur
You don’t need to be an athlete to consult a sports chiropractor. You simply need to be active and have a desire to take your health into your own hands!
The initial exam includes: Medical health history, physical exam, report of findings including diagnosis and proposed treatment plan, and treatment
- Reason for consultation
- Medical history
- Family history
- System review
- Overall health (Lifestyle, medication, nutrition, physical activity, etc.)
- History of trauma, surgery or hospitalizations
- Observation/analysis of posture
- Vital signs
- Neurological function (reflexes, sensation, strength)
- Range of motion
- Orthopedic evaluation
- Palpation of joints and soft tissue
- Summary review of affected systems
An x-ray study can be requested if deemed to be required or prudent considering the findings of the health history and physical evaluation.
SPECIALIZED EXAM if necessary: In collaboration with a medical doctor
- Targeted biomedical analyses
- Bone scan
- Other: MRI, Ultrasound, CT scan, etc.
- These examinations can be helpful to avoid over-diagnosis and favor sharing of information between professionals
Patient report of findings
- Explanation of musculoskeletal diagnosis
- Expansion and adaptation of chiropractic treatment
- Prognosis and natural evolution of condition
- Nature and approximate number of treatments (treatment plan)
- Informed consent (risks and benefits and alternatives to treatment)
- REFERENCE and co-therapeutic management if necessary
- Chiropractic adjustments or mobilizations (manual therapy):
Targets restoring joint function, reducing muscle tension and to give back optimal function to different surrounding structures.
Soft tissue techniques (muscle, tendons, ligaments, fascia):
Active Release Techniques (ART), Graston Techniques, Fascial manipulation, Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR), Fascial Distortion, Model, trigger points, etc.
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- Additional therapy: ice, heat, clay poultice, etc.
- Rehabilitation exercises
- General advice
- Running analysis