Fogwell Chiropractic

Hermanus

Our Services 

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic is a healthcare discipline that emphasises the innate recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery. 

Chiropractors are specialists in the diagnosis and non-surgical management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. With their extensive 6 year Masters Degree, your doctor of Chiropractic is fully equipped to conservatively manage your spinal health.

Conditions Commonly Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Disc Herniation/Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Numbness and Tingling in Hands and Fingers
  • Muscle, Tendon and Ligament Sprains and Strains
  • Joint pain/Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries

 

What to expect

First Visit:

 

Consult: A comprehensive interview about your presenting symptoms and previous health history will be detailed and recorded.
Check Up: Dr. Fogwell will do a thorough physical and Chiropractic examination to determine the cause of your concern. If external screening tests (i.e. X-rays, blood tests) are required, they will be ordered.
Findings: Dr. Fogwell will use the findings from the physical examination together with your interview to explain your condition to you.
Treatment: You will be treated according to your specific condition/injury using various Chiropractic techniques, in a personalised combination to suit the needs of your body.
Management: Body conditioning advice in the form of exercise will be given to you to empower you to become an active participant in your recovery! Advice on activities to be avoided and other useful tips and tricks will also be explained to you and a realistic treatment plan and expected recovery time will be discussed.

Follow Up Visits:

 

Consult: Findings from your first visit will be re-checked to keep track of progress and ensure measurable, functional progress.
Check Up & Treatment: Once again you will be treated according to your specific condition/injury using various Chiropractic techniques, in a personalised combination to suit the needs of your body.
Management: Previous goals and advice will be revisited and progressed according to your capability.

Your body is your most important tool in life, and receiving treatment can be daunting. Your questions are welcome at any stage in your treatment, and your functional goals provide the cornerstone for our combined goal for your recovery!