Every year, more than 30 million Americans see chiropractors as part of the regular health care programs and with over 84,000 licensed chiropractors nationwide and more than 10,000 students currently enrolled in chiropractic school, it is the fastest growing health care profession.
The Chiropractic approach is based on the scientific fact that your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism, controlled by the brain, spinal cord and nerves of the body. When there is interference in the spine, there is resulting interference in the organs, muscles and tissues of your body. This means interference in your ability to heal. Chiropractic adjustments remove the interference, allowing your body to heal at its best.
“As a chiropractor, when I treat a patient, I am focused on helping to ensure that the brain (which controls the body) is provided with open pathways of communication down the spine and throughout the nervous system.” Dr. Jackie
Chiropractic medicine is a form of natural health care that focuses on treating a patient without the use of drugs or medicines. Doctors of Chiropractic, more commonly known as chiropractors, are primary health care providers licensed in all 50 states, and are recognized by governmental health care programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Workers’ Compensation programs and more.
Chiropractors frequently treat individuals with problems, such as headaches, joint pain, neck pain, low back pain and sciatica. Chiropractors also treat patients with osteoarthritis, spinal disk conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, sprains, and strains. However, the scope of conditions that chiropractors manage or provide care for is not limited to the common pains and problems listed above. The healing work that chiropractors do also can help alleviate symptoms of allergies, asthma, digestive disorders, and other disorders.