The word chiropractic came from the Greek words for ‘hand’ dentition’. It is derived from the Greek words meaning ‘hand’ dentition’.
Chiropractic means the manipulation of the body by hand, the term was used first to refer to the examination and diagnosis of nervous system disorders. It is believed that Chiropractors are healers who use spinal manipulation to treat disorders of the spine and muscular system, specifically the musculoskeletal. This is also sometimes called ‘orthopedic’ chiropractic medicine.
There are a number of diseases and disorders that can be successfully treated through chiropractic health care. In some cases, Chiropractor diagnosis has been confirmed as the first line of defense against many life-threatening ailments and conditions. Chiropractor doctors also treat patients suffering from muscular problems such as rheumatism, muscle spasms, and degenerative joint conditions such as osteoarthritis.
Chiropractor doctors can perform a variety of procedures depending on the condition of the patient. The methods include spinal manipulation, chiropractic spinal decompression, chiropractic manipulative therapy, chiropractic neuromusculopolitical therapy, and spinal decompression. If your doctor feels that you have a neurological problem, he or she may refer you to a specialist such as a chiropractor.
Chiropractor health care professionals to use their hands to manipulate parts of your body that have been affected by illness, injury or disease. This is done by applying pressure to soft tissues and muscles. They may also apply traction or manual force to the joints. This manipulation causes the body’s natural healing response to happen. You may feel pain during the procedure and this is often felt in the back, arms or legs.
Chiropractor treatment can be performed in a chiropractic office, at a clinic, school, doctor’s office or home. It can also be performed in an office of a chiropractor. In some cases, chiropractors are able to perform chiropractic spinal manipulation by phone. This is often referred to as teletherapy and is not a licensed practice in most states.
Chiropractors are also trained in how to administer injections and fluids to treat patients. These treatments are administered under the supervision of a chiropractor doctor. This type of treatment is sometimes used to treat a range of ailments, not just those with musculoskeletal problems. Injections and fluids may be given to help alleviate pain, improve circulation, help prevent infection and even prevent muscle spasms, joint stiffness and arthritis.
Chiropractor health care professionals are trained in using spinal manipulation to correct the way that the spinal cord works in your body. Some of these manipulations may involve manipulation to help patients relieve pain and increase range of motion.
There are many health conditions that chiropractic doctors do not treat. However, they are able to correct a wide range of health problems that are caused by misaligned spinal vertebrae. This includes neck and spinal problems, back pain, sports injuries, back and hip problems, muscle imbalances, whiplash, and head injuries.