Chiropractors - Chiropractic Treatments - Joint Manipulation
Guide To Chiropractic Care
A three-part guide to chiropractors and chiropractic care. Chiropractic is a form of health care that focuses on the relationship between the body's structure, primarily of the spine, and function. Doctors of chiropractic, who are also called chiropractors or chiropractic physicians, use a type of hands-on therapy called manipulation (or...
The Back Pain Quiz
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Chiropractor - What is a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)?
Chiropractic care (derived from the Greek, meaning "done by hand") dates back to the 1895. The discipline was developed by Daniel David Palmer, a self-taught healer in Davenport, Iowa. Palmer's objective was to find a cure for disease and illness that did not use drugs. Palmer studied the structure of the spine and the ancient art of manipulation.
How To Know a Chiropractor is Legitimate
Chiropractors form the largest group of natural medicine practitioners. Like any large group of people, there are some that are legitimate and others you need to be careful of. How do you separate the wheat from the chaff?
What Is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, from the American Chiropractic Association.
Chirobase is your skeptical guide to chiropractic history, theories, and practices.
Chiropractic For Arthritis
Chiropractic treatment for arthritis depends on whether the chiropractor is a "straight" chiropractor or a "mixed" chiropractor, from holisticonline.
Chiropractic's Elusive "Subluxation" by Stephen Barrett, M.D.
If you are examined by a chiropractor, you may be told that you have one or more subluxations of your spine. This article examines what this means and how you should react, from QuackWatch.
Tips on Choosing a Chiropractor by Stephen Barrett, M.D.
Choosing a chiropractor can be difficult because the majority of chiropractors are involved in unscientific practices. Try to find a chiropractor whose practice is limited to conservative treatment of back pain and other musculoskeletal problems, from QuackWatch.
Chiropractic is a form of diagnosing and treating illnesses that affect the nerves, muscles, bones, and joints of the body. Daniel David Palmer founded chiropractic in 1895. Palmer was a self-taught healer who was studying spinal structure and manipulative techniques when he cured a man of deafness and acute back pain by realigning a displaced vertebra in his back, from UMM.
Chiropractic for Arthritis: Research Shows Wide Usage and Satisfaction
Research shows that 63% of people who visited a rheumatologist for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia conditions also sought some form of "complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)." Chiropractic was not only the most sought after form of CAM for those patients, but it was also among those found to be most helpful for these conditions, from ChiroWeb.
Warning Over Spine Therapies
Treatments involving the manipulation of the upper spine may carry a small risk of serious damage, from BBC News.