About our chiropractor

Dr. Amrit Sanghera graduated from Northeast College of Health Sciences in 2022 with her doctorate in chiropractic. She has been chosen because of the variety of treatments she can provide and her extensive training in the field. She provides one-on-one patient focused care and is passionate about decreasing symptoms and getting patients back to doing what they love.

What is chiropractic?

Chiropractic care is a non-invasive, hands-on treatment focused on treating the spine, joints, muscles and nervous system. Chiropractors specialize in diagnosing issues that affect the body’s movement and treat without medication or surgery to improve quality of life and alleviate pain.

What training does a chiropractor have?

Every chiropractor goes through 4 years of post secondary education and 4 years of doctoral schooling and clinical education. As well as passing written and practical exams by the Canadian Chiropractic Association. They are trained to evaluate, diagnose, recommend and deliver a treatment plan to manage issues dealing with the spine, joints, muscles and nervous system. Chiropractic education includes radiology, pain management, nutrition, rehabilitation with exercise, among others.

What services do chiropractors offer?

At Haldimand Physiotherapy Centre, common treatments include manual therapy, chiropractic adjustments/manipulation, acupuncture, customized therapeutic exercise prescription, electronic modalities, patient education and nutritional advice.

What is a Chiropractic Adjustment/ Spinal Manipulation Therapy?

One of the many treatments in the chiropractors toolbox which involves the hands-on manual manipulation of the vertebrae of your spine or other joints of the body. To perform an adjustment your chiropractor will apply controlled force to the joint with their hands and guide the joint through a range of motion to restore the joints natural movement and improve the joints function. When applied to the spine it is called Spinal Manipulation Therapy!

Do I need a doctor’s referral?

No! We do not require a note from your doctor in order to assess and treat you. Although, chiropractors do work collaboratively with other healthcare providers such as physicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists and nurse practitioners to manage your condition.

How long is an assessment or treatment?

Each assessment is approximately 60 minutes long and will include treatment on your first day. An average treatment session may last anywhere from 15-45 minutes, depending on what services you require.

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