chiropractic. /chi•ro•prac•tic/ (ki”ro-prak’tik)
A nonpharmaceutical, nonsurgical system of health care based on the self healing capacity of the body.
• The primary importance is the proper function of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord & nerves) in the maintenance of health
• Therapy is aimed at removing irritants to the nervous system and restoring proper function.
• Methods of treatment include spinal adjustments done by hand and instrument
• Other methods include lifestyle modification, nutritional therapy, and physiotherapy.