Chiropractic is an alternative medical system. It takes a different approach from standard medicine in treating health problems.
The basic concepts of chiropractic are
Chiropractic professionals are doctors of chiropractic, or D.C.s. They use a type of hands-on therapy called spinal manipulation or adjustment. Many people visit chiropractors for treatment of low back pain.
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