Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments. The theory is that proper alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine, will enable the body to heal itself without surgery or medication.
How does a chiropractor adjust your back?
Chiropractic or spinal adjustments refer to a type of treatment delivered by chiropractors. It involves applying a quick thrust into the spine. The high-velocity, low amplitude (HVLA) thrust that is applied to spinal joints is also known as spinal manipulative therapy in academic literature.