What does a chiropractor do?
You will feel comfortable and relaxed in our welcoming, friendly environment.

We pride ourselves on having a practice that gives our patients a positive atmosphere in which to begin healing, and a team who always strives to put you at ease.

In order for you to know exactly what to expect on your visits we’ve provided some information on what each appointment with us involves.

What does a chiropractor do?
What to Expect at Sydney Wellness Chiropractic

The First Visit

This appointment takes approximately 30 minutes, plus extra timehow-chiropractic-works-sydney-cbd
if you choose to fill out your paperwork when you arrive. Otherwise, it can be found here and completed before your appointment.

Next you will have a consultation with Dr. Xavier. He will review your forms and  will spend some time with
you, making sure you understand how and why we do things. We will talk about about your current health issues and what we can do to help you.We encourage you to ask as many questions as you like!

We then perform a thorough examination to determine how best to care for you, this consists of several assessments to accurately measure your posture. The tests are painless and non-invasive including:

  • Traditional Postural analysis
  • Digital Postural analysis
  • Spinal palpation
  • Strength and reflex testing
  • Sensory testing
  • Range of motion testing
  • Standing full spinal postural digital x-rays (if needed)
    • If all examinations indicate that we need a clear and deeper view of your spine, we will send you to have a full set of digital X-Ray which are conveniently located 5 min from the practice and cover by Medicare

If we determine that we can help you, we will schedule a second visit to review the findings of the postural photos, X-ray analysis and thorough examination with you in detail.

  • Digital Postural Analysis

    We take standing digital photos and use our software to analyse your posture. This along without physical examination allows us to determine the areas of muscle tension, spinal stress, postural changes and the likely progression of your posture with ageing.

    We store all this information digitally so we can keep a record of your posture progress and you can see how much things have improved. Of course this information is treated with absolute privacy.

  • Full spinal digital X-rays

    If all examinations indicate that we need a clear and deeper view of your spine,we will send you to have a full set of digital X-Ray which are conveniently located 5 min from the practice and cover by Medicare.

    Full Spinal digital x-rays are taken to determine the current condition and position of your spine, stress areas, and the likely progression of your spine over time.

What to Expect at Sydney Wellness Chiropractic

The Second Visit

On your second visit Dr. Xavier will give you a full report of his findingschiropractic-solutions-back-pain-sydney from your examination and how we can help you.

We will provide information that will explain the next steps in your chiropractic care.
We will review the findings of your x-rays and posture scans with you and outline the areas that need to be addressed.

Together you and Dr.Xavier will set health goals and a time frame in which to see improvement. You’ll know exactly what to expect and we will fully explain your options for care before beginning.

A treatment program will be explained to you (including costs). Of course, any questions or concerns that you have will be answered.

When your case is accepted , after reviewing your X-ray,You will have your first adjustment on the day.

What to Expect at Sydney Wellness Chiropractic

Regular Visit

For your follow-up appointments, we keep things simple.

When it is your turn, you will be escorted to a room tohow-chiropractic-adjustments-work-sydney prepare for your adjustment. You will be asked to lay on the table and allow your body to rest to be able to receive a better adjustment. The chiropractor will assess any changes in your spine to determine how your progress is going and what areas need attention for the day and answer any questions you may have.

These visits usually only take 5-10 minutes. Sometimes a therapy will need to be used which may take an additional 10-15 minutes.

Dr. Xavier will talk to you about health and will give you ongoing tips as to increase your outcomes, he will also ask you how you are moving and functioning. He will answer any of your questions. Then you’ll have your adjustment, and you’re done!

Periodically we also perform progress checks throughout your program and take new images so we can both see the progress of your treatment. This also allows us to monitor your response to our chiropractic care and make individual changes and tweaks to your care program.

How long do I continue to come in?

It’s your choice in how long you want to continue care at Sydney Wellness Chiropractic. We regularly see the dentist and will do so for the rest of our lives to maintain our dental health. Similarly, chiropractic maintains the health of your spine and nervous system. The decision is always yours to make.

Do you have any questions about how our natural health care can improve your life?

Book your first appointment today