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Many people are unsure if they should visit a chiropractor as they may have heard different stories about what is involved. Also, it’s hard to commit to spending money on a treatment when you’re unsure if it is right for you.

At Hungerford Chiropractic Healthcare one of the ways that we let people know who we are and what we do is to offer a Free Spinal Check and Postural Assessment Service.

What is a Spinal Check?

A Spinal Check is a relaxed and informal 10 – 15 minute appointment that offers you a chance to meet with one of our Chiropractors to talk about your health concerns, whether it is a recent injury, long standing pain or illness.

A short medical history may be taken, and if necessary a brief physical examination is carried out, though no treatment takes place. We will give you feedback about what we have found and an explanation as to why it might be occurring.

If we feel you could benefit from Chiropractic care we can give you information about booking in for a full new patient appointment at the Practice. This will allow time for a much more thorough consultation and examination to be conducted.

Where can I have a Free Spinal Check?

Spinal Checks are available either at our Practice in central Hungerford or during one of our Community Outreach Events and Off-Site Checks.

As an individual all you need to do is to call the Practice on 01488 683 666 and ask for a Spinal Check Appointment.

However, as part of our commitment to the local community we are happy to donate our time to provide this service in a workplace, for a local business or employer, at a Sports Club, Leisure Centre, Fete or Event.

As an Individual or Employer – Why should Spinal Health matter to you?

Back pain will affect 80% of us at some point in our lives.

One in six working days lost in the UK is due to back pain.

In 2004/05 an estimated 452 000 people in Great Britain suffered, in their opinion, from a musculoskeletal disorder mainly affecting the back that was caused or made worse by their current or past work.

It is estimated that 4.5 million working days (full-day equivalent) were lost in the previous 12 months due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders which mainly affected the back. Each person suffering from such a condition took an estimated 17.4 days off work on average in this period.

The charity BackCare estimates that back pain costs the NHS, business and the economy over £5 billion a year.

If you are interested in this free service for yourself, your event or for your business or workplace, please call the Practice on 01488 683 666 to book an appointment or to ask for more information.

Hungerford Chiropractic Healthcare | 01488 683 666