Shedding Some Light on Your Questions

Found below are some frequently asked questions about Oakville Chiropractic Centre along with some general questions pertaining to our scope of practice. If you have any questions about any of the following information or anything pertaining to us at OCC, please don’t hesitate to come in and ask. Our professionals are always on hand and would be happy to field any inquiries you have about leading a happier, healthier life.

I have young children, is it alright for them to be adjusted?

We have adjusted newborns only hours old and every stage of life from there on. Naturally there are changes in the techniques that are utilized but we find that children respond particularly well to conservative chiropractic care.

What are the long term benefits of Chiropractic?

Life…vitality…energy…there was a study on seniors who utilized chiropractic over the long term and it was determined that these seniors were less likely to be in nursing homes, less dependent on medications, less surgeries, more active socially and in general, live a better lifestyle.

I was recently in an motor vehicle accident but do not feel any pain, should I still be examined as an MVA?

It is critical to be evaluated even after a seemingly minor motor vehicle accident. Research shows that people can be suffering from the effects of a minor incident years later. At the time of an incident your body releases chemicals that may mask the symptoms of certain injuries. Don’t end up being a statistic…get checked today! For more information on chiropractic and car accidents, click here

Can I still be adjusted after back surgery?

Absolutely! Occasionally protocols or procedures need to be modified to accommodate specific individual circumstances.

What is the cracking sound?

The cracking sound during an adjustment is called a “cavitation”. A cavitation occurs when you move the joint quickly, opening space between the two joint surfaces. This causes a release of gas and pressure from inside the joint. It is similar to when you open a can a pop, and the dissolved gases are released.  


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Established as one of the most comprehensive and up to date clinics for Chiropractic in North America, the family run Oakville Chiropractic Centre takes pride in the journey of restoration to health and wellness. We specialize in Chiropractic, Spinal Decompression, Massage and Therapy treating conditions such as sciatica, degenerative disc disease and scoliosis. We are committed to returning you to your best so don't hesitate call us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Huggins @905-845-2291.