According to the American Chiropractic Association, chiropractors treat over 30 million people a year.

In fact, chiropractors are now the third largest group of doctorate level primary care providers in the U.S. after M.D.s and dentists.

Even before the modern era, however, chiropractic care has a long history in human culture and has been proven successful in treating a variety of disorders.

This type of therapeutic manipulation of the bones and joints can alleviate a wide variety of issues including back, neck, and headache pain. It has also been successful in treating disorders such as asthma or anxiety. Because chiropractic care is non-invasive, it is safe and effective for patients of all ages. While some patients can experience soreness after an adjustment, it is usually similar to that of an exercise program and will dissipate over time.

The more specific you are about your pain, the better your chiropractor will be able to assist you with the correct adjustments that provide relief.

Doctors of chiropractic care are highly trained professionals who have completed a pre-med undergraduate program before entering school to learn the specific techniques for this form of manipulation. An accredited college providing training and degrees in chiropractic care requires over 4,200 hours of experience in classroom, lab, and clinical environments.

You can feel confident when choosing a licensed, highly rated chiropractic doctor that they will be able to help with your needs. Chiropractic doctors can help with a variety of condition from acute to chronic pain as well as preventative care. This may require multiple visits and adjustments. Talk to your chiropractor about your specific treatment options and how many visits can be expected. They can adapt the treatment to match your specific needs and help you find relief for your pain and discomfort.

What kind of experience have you had with chiropractic care? 

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