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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Here are some key considerations for patients when choosing which chiropractic clinic may be a good fit for their specific care needs, preferences, and payment options.
Learn what to look for when researching and selecting a reputable chiropractor.
When appropriate, chiropractors may need to refer patients to other practitioners or work in tandem with these professionals when treating lower back pain, a relationship that's crucial to future health care.
Manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) may be considered as an alternative for certain conditions that respond poorly to chiropractic care and for certain people who do not get better with weeks of conservative care.
A range of upper back problems can be treated with chiropractic care, including thoracic joint dysfunction, thoracic outlet syndrome, and more.
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