What Does a Chiropractor Do, Anyway?

Don’t feel foolish if you don’t know exactly what it is that a Chiropractor does. There is such a misconception as to what Chiropractors do, and if they are the right practitioners to help you. If it’s recently been recommended you see a Chiropractor or you’re trying to research what it is that chiropractors do before you go see one, here are a few of the basics to get you started!

What is the Objective?

The goal of chiropractic treatment is to reduce any pain a patient may be experiencing as well as improve the function of the body. Chiropractors are also big believers in patient education. They don’t just want to be one of your go-to health care providers; they want to be your partner in health. By educating you about maintaining your health, exercise, and even ergonomics they can help you to improve your quality of life and get you on the road to wellness.

The Spine and Nervous System Connection

Chiropractors believe there is a relationship between the spine and the nervous system and any structural or biomechanical issue affecting your spine will also have an impact on the function of your nervous system.

Chiropractors use the methods they are trained in to help eliminate any issues impacting your spine and nervous system in order to not just restore function but also restore you overall health. When you have regained normal mobility in your spine, then it will eliminate or reduce nerve irritation and restore normal function


What Can Chiropractors Treat?

Most people think chiropractors simply treat back and neck pain, but it goes way beyond that!

Chiropractors can treat

Repetitive Injuries
Lower back pain
Sport injuries
Auto accident injuries
Pain from arthritis
Neck pain

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