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Durham Family Chiropractic are an award-winning multidisciplinary family practice serving County Durham and the surrounding areas since 1997.

Chiropractic is a profession that was founded in 1895 and translates from Greek to mean ‘to do, or to practice by hand’. Today, chiropractic is the third biggest healthcare profession next to medicine and dentistry.

Chiropractic is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment 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. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustment and other joint and soft-tissue manipulation.

Chiropractors specifically offer a hands-on approach, their work is not just limited to the spine. Chiropractors also work with all of the joints and soft tissues of the body. Improving the function of your spine and nervous system can offer help for a wide range of conditions that can negatively be affecting your health.

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Chiropractic FAQs

What Chiropractic Techniques do you use?

At Durham Family Chiropractic, our team of chiropractors offer a wide range of treatment techniques. For people that are looking to improve their health and well-being, as well as an alternative to drugs and surgery.

Our approach to patient management includes diversified techniques:

Advanced BioStructural Correction (ABC)

Thompson (Known as the drop table technique, concentrating on high-velocity, low-amplitude, gentle adjustments).


Flexion-Manipulation (Gentle adjustment of your head and/or stretching of your back to reposition the spine).

Medical Acupuncture/Dr Needling – (Increases the effectiveness of chiropractic care by encouraging the body to correct. This aids with the reduction of musculoskeletal pain and tension).

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How can Chiropractic Help Me?

Chiropractors identify areas of dysfunction in the spine and nervous system and treat the underlying cause of the individual’s symptoms. They can help restore normal mechanical function, realign your body and relieve symptoms by using their hands to apply specific adjustments to your spine, pelvis and joints. Chiropractic is primarily concerned with nervous system function since our nervous system interprets and governs what we experience. A neural system without structural and functional obstruction will improve your quality of life.

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Why should we choose Durham Family Chiropractic?

We are regulated by the General Chiropractic Council. This means that our training and ongoing professional standards and frameworks are continuously monitored. Ensuring that you receive the highest standard of treatment.

We are also honoured to have received prestigious awards from the Royal College of Chiropractors, including the CMQM and the PPQM. You can read more about these here.

What typically happens during a chiropractic adjustment?

Your chiropractor will apply an adjustment to one or several joints in the spine, pelvis or extremities. This is usually done while you lay face down, face up, on your side or while standing against the wall.

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Why can I sometimes hear a popping sound when my chiropractor adjusts me?

The popping sound, otherwise known as cavitation, is caused when joint surfaces are separated during an adjustment. This causes gasses to escape. The occurrence of cavitation is not indicative of the adjustment having worked and in itself has no therapeutic benefit.

How often will I have to see my chiropractor?

The number and frequency of appointments will vary greatly depending on the nature of your complaint. Lifestyle and other health-related factors play a huge part in the length of time needed to assist recovery. However, the average number of visits is around 6-12 over a 4-6 week period. Your chiropractor may then recommend maintenance adjustments several times per year depending on your lifestyle.

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