What happens in an initial consultation?

Initial appointments last up to 60 minutes and consist of a history being taken including where relevant a medical history. Appropriate examinations E.G. posture, any relevant special orthopedic tests , muscle testing , spinal \ hip examination etc are carried out to help confirm likely diagnosis.

A treatment plan is then advised and explained in relation to the findings, usually treatment can begin in the first appointment with patients agreement.

Does Treatment hurt?

Some types of treatment technique can be uncomfortable, such as Dry needling \ medical acupuncture, Graston type IASTM may cause slight tenderness. Soft tissue treatment like Active Release Technique may be alittle uncomfortable at times but should not be outright painful.