Chiropractic is a healthcare profession specialising in the mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system & the effect on the nervous system and general health.
A subluxation is a state of altered spinal mechanics causing nerve interference which can negatively effect general health by altering the neurological communication between the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.
Chiropractic treatment of subluxations focuses on delivering a chiropractic adjustment to the dysfunctional spinal segments to help correct the function of the spine. Spinal manipulation is the primary procedure used by Chiropractors and has scientifically been shown to help with low back pain, neck pain and tension type headaches.
Chiropractors rely upon non-invasive treatment methods and will refer to a medical practitioner when indicated.