Most frequently asked questions

What does the first visit include?

The first visit includes an initial interview, a physical examination, postural assessment, palpation of the spine by the chiropractor, and a thermographic examination. During this visit, the chiropractor will discuss health objectives and develop a personalized treatment plan.

Can I get adjusted on the first day?

Yes, from the first day you can have your spine adjusted, depending on whether the chiropractor recommends it as appropriate.

How many visits do I need to relieve my pain?

The number of visits you’ll need depends on your condition, age, and many other factors. Some patients see improvements after just a few visits, while others may require long-term regular treatment. Your chiropractor will discuss the best treatment plan with you during your first visit.

How can an adjustment relieve my pain if it has nothing to do with it?

Chiropractic adjustments can help relieve pain by restoring the correct alignment of the spine and enhancing the function of the nervous system. If there’s a subluxation or misalignment in the spine, it can affect the function of the nerves traveling through it, causing pain and other symptoms. The chiropractic adjustment aims to correct these subluxations to improve your health and well-being.

How do I get to the clinic?

C/ de la Verge Montserrat 21, local.
Vilanova del Camí, Barcelona (Spain)

We are located at the roundabout of the old Rovy cinema, or right in front of Ametller Origen (there’s only one in Vilanova del Camí).

You can come by car and park in the FREE parking (there’s always space) located behind the clinic on Carrer de la Indústria (next to the train tracks).

From Barcelona: There’s a bus from Barcelona that goes to the bus station in Igualada, and then it’s about a 10-minute walk to the clinic.
Website to check bus schedules:


The bus passes through El Bruc, Abrera, Martorell, Collbató, and Esparreguera.

We DO NOT recommend taking the train from Barcelona as it takes longer.

I want an appointment with the chiropractor, how can I get it?

You can message us on WhatsApp here. Or you can call our clinic at 667366814.
You can also schedule an appointment online through our website (URL to booking). Additionally, you can email us at quiropracticigualada@gmail.com, and we will get in touch with you to confirm your appointment.

What types of conditions or health issues does chiropractic treat?

Chiropractic can be effective in treating a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Back pain, including pain in the upper, middle, and lower back, and pains radiating down the leg.
  • Sciatica.
  • Headaches and migraines.
  • Sports injuries.
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems. Bruxism (teeth grinding).
  • Muscular and joint pain, including osteoarthritis.
  • Spinal problems like scoliosis, cervical/lumbar straightening, and conditions like
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis and Scheuermann’s disease.
  • Shoulder, elbow, and/or wrist problems.
  • Hip, knee, ankle, and foot problems.
  • Posture and ergonomics issues.
  • Chronic pain, including fibromyalgia.
  • Digestive problems: diarrhea, constipation, hiatal hernia, and others.
  • Insomnia.
  • Pregnancy-related issues.
  • Wellness and prevention for individuals.
  • Athletes: improvements in speed and reflexes, and injury prevention.
  • It can also be helpful for people with a weak immune system.
  • Anxiety, stress, depression.

Is chiropractic care safe?

Yes, chiropractic care is considered a safe form of treatment. Chiropractors are highly trained and use precise techniques tailored to the individual needs of the patient. A chiropractor treats a baby, someone with cancer, someone over 80 years old, or someone with a prosthesis differently. It’s important to communicate to the chiropractor about any prior health condition or specific concern you may have to ensure personalized and safe care.

Is chiropractic care suitable for pregnant women?

Yes, chiropractic care can be beneficial for pregnant women. Many pregnant women experience changes in posture and pain associated with weight gain and hormonal changes. A specialized chiropractor can gently adjust the spine and provide pain relief, as well as improve overall comfort during pregnancy.

What happens during a treatment session?

During a chiropractic treatment session, the chiropractor will locate the subluxations and perform the appropriate adjustment, which might involve quick and controlled movements on the affected joint or spine. The process is painless, and many patients experience a sense of release and relaxation after the adjustment. The idea is to correct and stabilize the body so it functions properly.

What is a vertebral subluxation?

A vertebral subluxation is a misalignment or abnormal movement of a vertebra in the spine. This can cause interference in the nervous system, affecting communication between the brain and the body. Chiropractors work to correct these subluxations through chiropractic adjustments to enhance overall health and well-being.

What is the educational background of chiropractors?

Chiropractors have completed a specialized university educational program in chiropractic that lasts 5 years. This program includes learning health sciences, anatomy, embryology, neurology, radiology, magnetic resonance imaging, pathophysiology, biomechanics, diagnosis, and chiropractic techniques, among others. After finishing their studies, they must pass a national exam (OSCE) to obtain a license to practice chiropractic. They complete their studies with a total of 360 ECTS. Our chiropractor is a member of the Spanish Chiropractic Association (AEQ).

What is the cost of a chiropractic visit?

The cost of a chiropractic visit can vary depending on the type of treatment required. We offer different plans with discounts on adjustments. Ask here (WhatsApp).

What is the difference between chiropractic and physiotherapy? While physiotherapy emphasizes physical rehabilitation and therapeutic physical activity, chiropractic focuses on the proper functioning of the spine to improve the function of the nervous system. The chiropractor may, when necessary, refer the patient to a physiotherapist.

Is chiropractic suitable for older people?

Yes, chiropractic can be beneficial for older people. As we age, it’s common to experience problems related to the spine, joints, and mobility. Chiropractic can help improve function and reduce pain in these areas, thus enhancing overall quality of life.

What is the minimum age recommended for chiropractic treatment?

There is no established minimum age for receiving chiropractic treatment. Chiropractors can treat people of all ages, from infants to older adults. For infants and young children, gentle and developmentally appropriate techniques are used.

Can chiropractic help with stress management?

Yes, chiropractic care can be beneficial in managing stress. By making adjustments, the function of the nervous system can be improved, which can help reduce the negative effects of stress on the body. Additionally, we offer complementary approaches such as relaxation techniques and guidance on a healthy lifestyle.

What should I bring to my first visit to the chiropractic clinic?

For your first visit, it is advisable to bring your medical history, x-rays, magnetic resonance images (report and images) or reports from other relevant tests, and any other document related to your health condition. It’s also helpful to wear comfortable and flexible clothing, as you will need to change clothes for the physical examination.

Is chiropractic painful?

Chiropractic is not painful. During a chiropractic adjustment, you might feel slight pressure or a stretching sensation in the treated area, but individuals typically do not experience pain. Chiropractors use gentle and precise techniques to ensure the patient’s comfort and safety.

What is that 'crack' sound I feel? Are they my bones? It scares me.

The “crack” sound that can be heard during a chiropractic adjustment is known as “joint cavitation”. It’s not the sound of your bones breaking, as sometimes believed, but rather a release of gases that are present in the joints, such as carbon dioxide or nitrogen. This phenomenon is similar to the noise heard when opening a bottle of champagne.

Is it good to 'crack' one's own neck? And the back?

It is not recommended because it gives too much mobility to areas that shouldn’t move more. The chiropractor will only ‘crack’ the necessary areas. If you do it because you feel relief, this comes from a release of endorphins, but you could enter a vicious cycle. If you have any questions, contact us, and we will explain it to you in detail.