What is Chiropractic Care?

At the core of chiropractic theory is the fact that we, as chiropractors, treat the nervous system. Every cell in our body has a nerve running to it. Whether a patient's low back hurts, shoulder hurts, big toe hurts, or a patient battles headaches, sinuses, gastrointestinal problems or allergies, the nervous system is ultimately irritated and giving the brain the message that something is going on.

There are three main things that aggravate the nervous system. Those three things are bone out of place, muscle that is spasmed, and inflammation that is present. A fourth wildcard are intervertebral discs. So that is what chiropractors do. We move bone, relax muscle and remove inflammation away from the affected area.

There are three stages to chiropractic care: