Chiropractic is a profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and the effect of these disorders on the nervous system and overall health of a patient. The chiropractic profession emphasizes the natural ability of the body to heal itself and therefore does not include the use of drugs or surgery as treatment techniques. Chiropractors use naturalpainless and non-invasive treatment techniques including manual therapy, rehabilitative exercise, physiotherapy modalities, nutritional counseling and lifestyle modification to provide optimal patient care.

The goals of chiropractic include the following:

  • Alleviate pain
  • Restore and maintain optimal function of joints and muscles
  • Restore and maintain optimal nervous system function
  • Improve strength, coordination, flexibility and balance
  • Facilitate tissue healing and injury recovery
  • Prevent reoccurrence and relapse of injury
  • Improve general health and well being