Chiropractic is a complete system of healthcare focused on restoring, preserving, and optimizing health by natural hands-on care. Chiropractors are musculoskeletal experts who provide the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and preventative care of biomechanical disorders originating from the muscular, skeletal and nervous systems.
The spine is an important structure that houses and provides protection for the spinal cord, while providing mobility for the upper body. This dual requirement of strength and flexibility makes the spine a very complex structure, with multiple joints at each spinal segment (the vertebrae) forming the spinal column. When these joints (also known as articulations) are not positioned or functioning normally, it can affect the nerves exiting the spine. Chiropractic care attends to irritations along the spine by manually repositioning these joints. This is a chiropractic "adjustment."
Chiropractors are licensed professionals who are required to complete at least 7 years of post-secondary education to become a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). They are trained to diagnose and appropriately care for or refer patients for the care they require.
Chiropractic is effective and it works! Countless studies document the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of chiropractic. Patients notice a difference in 3-5 treatments and full recovery after 6-8 visits on average* depending on the nature of your injury.
Chiropractic is effective for: Neck, upper and lower back pain, sciatica, headaches, elbow tendonitis, rotator cuff, hand, hip, knee and foot problems.
*Although the Provincial average is 6-8 visits the range is large with some patients responding much quicker and a few taking much longer.
Dr. Satra Minhas BSc, DC
Dr. Minhas is an active member of the:
Canadian Chiropractic Association
B.C. Chiropractic Association
College of Chiropractors of B.C.
Dr. Minhas is established in Guildford with 22 years of experience as a Doctor of Chiropractic. She holds a Bachelors in Biological Sciences from the University of British Columbia and a Doctor of Chiropractic from Western States University in Portland, Oregon.
With a combination of hands on adjustments, certain muscle release techniques and exercise therapy, Dr. Minhas is able to effectively reduce pain and promote healing. The result is a nervous system that performs at its optimum. She will ensure that you receive an appropriate diagnosis and specific treatment addressing your complaint.
Dr. Minhas enjoys hiking, biking and travelling.