Family Chiropractor in Pretoria

Joint Health Chiropractic

With chiropractic, there is an emphasis on a natural approach to health care with the proven ability to relieve musculoskeletal pain and promote better health.

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About Dr Nerina le Roux

Nerina graduated with her Master’s degree in Chiropractic from the University of Johannesburg

Dr Nerina le Roux is a former member of the Student Chiropractic Sports Council, former Chiropractic Student Council President, and former Director of Internal Affairs for the World Congress of Chiropractic Students. She had the opportunity to collaborate with the chiropractic profession on an international level, learning about different treatments and protocols that are available.

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Some issues commonly associated with joint dysfunctions in infants and children include nursing issues, poor sleep, fussiness in babies.

Headaches & Migraines

Pain from headaches can range from occasional to frequent and from mild to debilitating, while some can lead to nausea and dizziness.

Temporomandibular Joint

Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome refers to the tenderness and pain experienced in the jaw caused by a dysfunction of the TMJ.

Neck Pain

Neck pain is common in most people. Chiropractic care can help identify the cause and attempt to provide relief of previous injury.

Shoulder, Elbow, Hand

Chiropractic treatment includes, but are not limited to, the treatment of Rotator Cuff strains and tendinopathy, bursitis.

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is now the leading cause of disability with a significant socioeconomic burden.


During pregnancy, many women experience aches and pains that they are not accustomed to. This is due to the increased weight and different distribution of weight.

Sports Injuries

Our practice has a big focus on providing care to sports men and women regardless of their age and discipline.

FAQ - Chiropractor Pretoria

Chiropractic Pretoria is a health profession focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system as well as how these disorders influence the nervous system and overall well-being. With chiropractic, there is an emphasis on a natural approach to health care with the proven ability to relieve musculoskeletal pain and promote better health.

Chiropractic care in Pretoria has helped a multitude of people recover from joint-related conditions, and as a result is known as one of the greatest drug-free and nonsurgical health care professions, worldwide. In Pretoria, chiropractors are trained as primary care physicians (PCP) meaning that they are often the first contact that a patient have with the healthcare system. Therefore, their training (a comprehensive six year program) entails thorough assessment and diagnosis of patients in order to establish the best approach to health care, be it chiropractic care or referral.

This is a manual procedure that utilizes highly advanced skills developed during the intensive training obtained during chiropractic education. The technique involves the practitioner using their hands to apply a controlled thrust, being a force of a specific magnitude or degree in a specific direction to a joint. Chiropractic manipulation is a specialized procedure, patient specific and rarely causes discomfort. Although it should not be assumed to be a quick fix, as with any other form of conservative therapy, patients often note immediate improvement in the symptoms experienced.

  1. Increased joint motion
  2. Improved function
  3. Increased rate of recovery
  4. Increased circulation
  5. Decreased risk of further injury
  6. Headache relief
  7. Relief from back pain
  8. Decreased muscle spasm
  9. Decreased stiffness
  10. Increased coordination
  11.  Decreased degeneration
  12. Non-invasive treatment for chronic pain
  13.  Improved athletic performance
  14. Decreased effects of stress
  15. Reduced reliance on pain killers and muscle relaxants

World-class quality research studies have proven repeatedly that chiropractic care is safe and effective for treating numerous joint-related conditions including headaches, neck pain, low back pain, etc.

First visit is R750 and follow-up consultation is R650, regardless of age

We are open Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00

The first visit is approximately 45 minutes to an hour and a follow-up consultation is 30 minutes. Time may vary depending on the patient and the injury

Cash or card payments are accepted. If you have savings in your day-to-day benefits, we can claim directly from the reputable medical aid. If no funds or benefits are available, you are personally responsible for the full settlement of the account to Joint Health Chiropractic.

Chiropractic care is a non-invasive, drug-free approach to treating musculoskeletal disorders, especially those related to the spine and nervous system. Chiropractors use a range of techniques, including spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and exercise therapy, to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and promote healing. Chiropractic care can benefit individuals suffering from back pain, neck pain, headaches, and a range of other conditions, including sports injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome. It can also help to prevent future injuries and promote overall health and wellness.

Chiropractors in Pretoria can treat a variety of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system, including back pain, neck pain, headaches, and sciatica. They also treat sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, whiplash, and other conditions related to the spine, muscles, and joints. Chiropractic care can be effective for individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly.

Chiropractors must complete a four-year doctoral program at an accredited chiropractic college. During their training, they study anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics, as well as chiropractic techniques and diagnostic procedures. They also receive hands-on clinical experience through internships and residency programs.

Chiropractic Pretoria care is generally considered safe, and serious side effects are rare. Some individuals may experience mild soreness or discomfort following a chiropractic adjustment, but this typically resolves within a few days. Chiropractors are trained to identify and avoid potential complications, and they will discuss any potential risks with their patients before beginning treatment.

The length of a chiropractic session can vary depending on the individual’s needs and the type of treatment being provided. A typical session may last 30 to 60 minutes, but some sessions may be shorter or longer. During the first appointment, the chiropractor will conduct a thorough examination and discuss the individual’s medical history, which may take longer than a standard treatment session.

The number of chiropractic sessions needed to see results can vary depending on the individual’s condition, the severity of the problem, and other factors. Some individuals may experience significant improvement after just one or two sessions, while others may require ongoing treatment to achieve lasting results. The chiropractor will work with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan and will regularly assess progress to determine if adjustments need to be made.

Chiropractic care can be used in conjunction with other medical treatments, and many individuals find that it complements their existing care. Chiropractors may work in conjunction with other healthcare providers, such as primary care physicians or physical therapists, to provide a comprehensive approach to treatment.

Chiropractors in Pretoria use a range of techniques to address musculoskeletal problems, including spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and exercise therapy. Spinal adjustments involve applying controlled force to the spine to correct misalignments and improve joint mobility. Soft tissue therapy involves using massage, stretching, and other techniques to relieve tension in muscles and other soft tissues. Exercise therapy may involve stretching, strengthening, and other exercises to improve mobility and prevent future injuries.

During the first chiropractic appointment, the chiropractor Pretoria will conduct a thorough examination, which may include taking a medical history, performing a physical examination, and ordering diagnostic tests, such as X-rays or MRI scans. Based on the findings, the chiropractor will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and exercise therapy. The chiropractor will explain the treatment plan, the techniques they will use, and the expected outcomes. They may also provide guidance on nutrition, posture, and other lifestyle factors that can contribute to musculoskeletal problems.

Many medical aid plans cover chiropractic care for Pretoria residents, but coverage can vary depending on the plan and the individual’s specific benefits. Some plans may have limits on the number of visits or require pre-authorization for treatment. Patients are advised to check with their medical aid to determine their coverage for chiropractic care.

People who follow an active lifestyle are often held back by nagging pains and injuries

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