What Is Chiropractic?
Chiropractors focus on dysfunctions that can result from irregularities of spinal structure or movement. Hands-on procedures are usually preferred by most chiropractors to determine structural and functional problems. Manipulation is used to promote normal bodily function thus correcting or preventing these structural deviations. Chiropractic "adjustment" refers to a variety of manual mechanical interventions.
Chiropractors have developed and refined a variety of manual therapies, particularly those known as high velocity and short amplitude. A number of systems have been developed and refined and may be used in a chiropractic session. These include:
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