FAQs

What are the most common reasons for dogs requiring treatment?

2021-11-23T08:16:27+10:30

Arthritis or noticeable stiffness is the most common condition we see in the clinic in dogs. We also perform a lot of posts cruciate surgical repair rehabilitation, as well as general treatments for sprains, strains, and lameness. 

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Does pet insurance cover chiropractic care?

2021-11-23T08:15:46+10:30

Generally, pet insurance does not cover animal chiropractic treatments. However, there have been some cases where it has been covered. These cases have mostly been when a veterinarian has performed surgery e.g. for a cranial cruciate ligament rupture repair and prescribed rehabilitation following that surgery at our clinic. 

Does pet insurance cover chiropractic care?2021-11-23T08:15:46+10:30

How long are the appointments?

2021-11-23T08:14:53+10:30

A standard animal appointment is 30 minutes. However, initial consultation may take 45 minutes to an hour depending on the complexity of the problem

How long are the appointments?2021-11-23T08:14:53+10:30

Where are the animals treated?

2021-11-23T08:14:17+10:30

Horses are treated at the farm where they live and usually require a small call out fee. Dogs on the other hand, are more easily transported and are usually treated at the clinic at designated times outside of human treatment hours.

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Can I get tendonitis without playing sport?

2021-10-15T14:08:56+10:30

Yes! We see some people who have developed tendonitis from repetitive stress. Some people even obtain tendonitis from working at a desk. This is due to poor posture and repetitive movements such as using a mouse. At Back in Balance Chiropractic, we can advise you on desk ergonomics that might help alleviate some of these [...]

Can I get tendonitis without playing sport?2021-10-15T14:08:56+10:30

What type of sporting injuries do chiropractors usually see?

2021-10-15T14:07:25+10:30

Tendonitis Hamstring/calf strains Groin strains Achilles tendon injuries Tennis/Golfers elbow Rotator cuff injuries Sciatica Neck Pain Lower back pain Some of these injuries can be due to muscle imbalances, poor posture, and poor form. These can become a problem over time and can lead to chronic injuries. Our chiropractors can help balance your body and [...]

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Do chiropractors only treat backs?

2021-10-15T14:05:39+10:30

No, at university chiropractors are taught how to treat extremities as well as spines. Many chiropractors concentrate on the spine as it encases the nervous system which controls our whole body, but we are well equipped to treat sprains, strains and muscle imbalances.  At Back in Balance Chiropractic, we use a combination of soft tissue [...]

Do chiropractors only treat backs?2021-10-15T14:05:39+10:30

Are there natural ways to relieve migraine headache?

2021-09-24T11:59:32+09:30

Yes, there are a few things you may be able to do to decrease the occurrence of migraine headaches. These include: Avoid triggers Increase magnesium in your diet See your chiropractor Have a massage Try dry needling Try ginger for nausea relief Manage your sleep

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How do I know if I am experiencing a migraine headache or a tension headache?

2021-09-24T11:59:04+09:30

Tension headaches are more common than migraines and usually will disappear within a few hours. Migraines on the other hand, often are more severe and last between 4 and 72 hours. Tension headaches are often felt on both sides of the head and can feel like a tight pressure . The pain is commonly around [...]

How do I know if I am experiencing a migraine headache or a tension headache?2021-09-24T11:59:04+09:30
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