Acute or Sub-acute spinal problems (non-disc) i.e. ligamentous, capsular strains, muscular spasms, joint pain, adhesive etc. Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and Rib problems:
The Hatfield Practice Response time: short term – return to full mobility is rapid, with complete recovery in 1-5 visits (occasionally, if severe, as many as eight)
Effectiveness: Recommended by the NICE report and considerably greater than 95% success rate (although with acute patients a number will inevitably improve anyway! They wont of had the first hand professional advice or rehabilitation which may stop it all happening all over again potentially becoming chronic over time.
Value: return to work/sport should be a lot quicker (patient possibly more knowledgeable). The treatment of predisposing and maintaining factors often helps to reduce the likelihood of recurrence and the possible development of a long term injury (especially with shoulder injuries; to ‘’prevent’’ a frozen shoulder etc.)