Chiropractic education requires at least 4 years of professional study and includes a 4-year undergraduate/college prerequisite in most states.
Chiropractic is a health profession focused on treating spinal and musculoskeletal problems primarily through manual manipulation. A chiropractor does not prescribe medication, but relies on a variety of manual therapies, including spinal manipulation, mobilization, and adjunctive therapies, to improve function and provide pain relief.
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Learn which questions to ask and what to look for when discussing when a chiropractor typically re-evaluates a treatment plan. Sometimes a change in treatment or referral to another specialist may be needed.
Manipulation as part of chiropractic medicine has been generally accepted for back pain, neck pain, sciatica, joint problems, sprains, strains, osteoarthritis, herniated discs and other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
Cardiovascular and strengthening exercise combined with chiropractic care are important in the management of low back pain and achievement of pain relief.
The Graston Therapy is generally designed to treat soft tissue-related conditions, such as lower back muscle strain.
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Learn how the Graston Technique is used and what to expect before, during, and after the treatment.