Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Yes. Ongoing research demonstrates that chiropractic care and spinal adjustments are safe and effective as a way to address health issues in the body. Every precaution is taken to protect our patient so that we are screening new and existing clients to ensure the maximum safety with every treatment offered at Sound Chiropractic & Health Sciences Centres. Our doctors and therapists have taken an oath to ‘First, Do No Harm.’ We encourage you to ask any questions you have, or discuss any concerns as they arise. Every aspect of the treatment plans and therapy options are openly discussed and explained to you so that you are an active participant in your health decisions. We believe that knowledge is power and encourage our clients to empower themselves with the current literature and best practices in the management of their health care. It is important that you understand your options so you can make an educated decision about how to proceed.

Is Acupuncture safe?

Yes. Acupuncture is an ancient form of medical treatment, often associated with China and other Eastern traditions. The Acupuncture providers at Sound Chiropractic are trained in the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and have extensive education in the methods of assessment and treatment of common acute and chronic conditions.

What can I expect from Acupuncture?

The needles used are almost as thin as a strand of hair. You will experience little to no discomfort through the process.

Where is Sound Chiropractic located?

We are located at 620 Nine Mile Drive, Unit 205, on the corner of Larry Uteck Blvd and Nine Mile Drive. That being said, we have clients that come from Halifax, Dartmouth and across other regions of Nova Scotia.

When should I see a Chiropractor?

  • Lower Back Pain or Lumbago

  • Neck Pain

  • Whiplash

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Arthritis

  • Shoulder or Arm Pain or loss of movement

  • Migraines

  • Headaches

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Sciatica/ Sciatic Nerve Irritation

  • Pain between the Shoulder Blades

  • Work-Related Injuries

  • Plantar Fasciitis (pain in the sole of the foot)

  • Rib Pain

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Repetitive Strain Injury

How long will it take to feel better?

Treatment plans are always based on the individual upon assessment. We make our best scientific recommendations for each person. That being said, your treatment is always up to you! You can partake in as much or as little as you are comfortable with.


I love my back! I love my new self! Thank you Dr. Ellen and staff.
— Sound Patient