In chiropractic care, doctors of chiropractic use drug-free and non-surgical, hands-on approach to relieve mechanical disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments affecting the spine and nerve functions. They rely on the body’s natural recuperative abilities to promote healing. Chiropractic specializes in the art of adjusting the spine to stabilize neuromusculoskeletal function, increasing health, wellness and strength.
Chiropractic is part of health care that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system and what effects these disorders have on one's general health. The most common use of chiropractic is to address afflictions associated with neck pain, low back pain, whiplash, headaches, joint pain, as well as other extremity problems. Treatment consists of highly controlled specific adjustments, progressive rehabilitation, physiotherapy and several other techniques.
The practice of chiropractic consists of a general health examination, diagnosis, treatment and if necessary, referral to other appropriate healthcare therapies. Chiropractors have a wide-range of diagnostic skills and are able to comprehend and provide nutrition, exercise and general health recommendations to patients to improve the overall wellness of the body and quality of life.