Your Chiropractor in Hervey Bay
Thank you for choosing chiropractic as part of your natural, healthier lifestyle.
Serving Hervey Bay
OVER 20 YEARS
Dedicated & Professional
Harwood Chiropractic and
Knowledge for Life - Nutrition in Hervey Bay
With all health-care now demanding justification through evidence-based research, the body of published science showing common chiropractic interventions to be beneficial is slowly growing. Bronfort et al. (2010)* published that chiropractic (manipulation) has high- and moderate-quality POSITIVE evidence with:-
Acute or chronic low back pain
Acute or chronic neck pain
Shoulder girdle pain / dysfunction and rotator cuff pain
Knee osteoarthritis and patello-femoral syndrome
*Bronfort, G., et al., Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report. Chiropractic & Osteopathy, 2010. 18: p. 3–3.
People that seek help at Harwood Chiropractic cover a broad spectrum. From retirees to children, sports enthusiasts to arts-&-crafters, indoor business workers to outdoor nature-lovers… The common thread to all is that they want to enjoy a more healthy, active and productive life. Less pain, less restriction, more energy and more engagement in life.
Through chiropractic adjustments, nutritional consultations and lifestyle advice, our aim is to help you reclaim your lost health or reach new heights in your performance and vitality. Your condition and health goals determine our level of involvement in your journey.
Why Choose Us
Experience and local longevity:
Many of our grey nomadic friends return to us each Winter, confident that they will be able to continue on with their chiro care, year after year and knowing what to expect. Locals similarly should know that when they begin with any health practitioner, that they will be there, available and serving 10 years later. We are 20+ years and counting! We’re not going anywhere.
On-site Insight Scans:
Painless; safe; fast; instant results all add up to a more thorough clinical picture, which leads to the most appropriate recommendations of care for that individual. Periodic re-scans are conducted to monitor your progress beyond just symptoms.
A central location, plenty of parking, early and late to appointments and online appointment management are all in place to help.
Awesome support team:
We provide a warm, welcoming and fun environment that makes your visit a pleasure - rather than an ordeal.
When pain or symptoms are effecting your daily life, the last thing you need are more obstacles. To help make your visits with us as stress-free as possible,
Initial forms can be printed online and filled out prior to your arrival to save time.
Regular visits can be booked or changed online
Hicaps facilities are provided for fast Health Insurance claims.
We are wheelchair/all abilities accessible
Our office caters for before and after school times and around most work hours.
In order for us to recommend the best path for your individual case, it is essential to gather all the relevant information necessary. In addition to your presenting problem and other modalities you are already using, we are also interested in your health and chiropractic goals, your medical history and all other previous interventions, eg. Medications; surgery; investigations such as x-ray, CT scans and MRI’s etc.
CHIROPRACTORS PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS:
Chiropractic is concerned with the diagnosis, management and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health.
Chiropractic is a low risk profession with an enviable safety record, a result of evidence based care that avoids invasive procedures and medications where possible and delivered by five year university educated healthcare professionals.
In Australia, all chiropractors must be registered and complete mandatory annual professional development.
Chiropractic education is scientifically rigorous and evidence based.
AHPRA notifications (complaints) for chiropractors is only 2.8% (GPs – 5% & Dentist – 4.7%).
Some people just love the manual ‘crack’ that chiropractors are known for. Others despise it. And in some cases, it is not appropriate. Whether your preference is a manual, hands on approach; or a table assisted, drop-piece method; or low force instrument adjusting – we have you covered.
Not sure what you want? We will always discuss your options with you BEFORE we do anything. The final decision is yours. And techniques can always change as your needs do.