What is Chiropractic?

The American Chiropractic Association states “Chiropractic is a health care profession the focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Chiropractic simply means to heal with the hands. Chiropractic is over 200 years old and has been proven effectively treat many illnesses and ailments.

Misalignments in the spine are known as subluxations and they place abnormal pressure on the nervous system which interferes with the communication of the brain to the body and the body back to the brain. This often results in disorders and pain and is corrected with manipulations, or adjustment of the affected joint.