A chiropractor specializes in correcting spinal alignment problems without drugs or surgery. Chiropractors diagnose and treat conditions, such as back and neck pain, headaches, and fibromyalgia. They provide nonsurgical and alternative back pain relief using manual spinal adjustments and other hands-on therapies. Chiropractors base their approach to treatment on the concept that the relationship between the body’s structure and nervous system affects overall health.
A chiropractor typically:
A chiropractor may also be known by the following terms: back doctor, chiropractic doctor, doctor of chiropractic, and DC.
There are 89709 specialists practicing Chiropractic in the United States with an overall average rating of 4.7 stars. There are 1203 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Chiropractic specialists, including Mather Hospital, AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates and Cleveland Clinic.