Chiropractic care is one of the most popular non-pharmaceutical alternative therapies currently available for pain management. About 22 million Americans visit chiropractors annually.
Chiropractic is from Greek words meaning done by hand. Chiropractic care is grounded in the principle that the body can heal itself when the skeletal system is correctly aligned, and the nervous system is functioning properly. Chiropractic care can provide relief for neck, back and joint pain joint pain of the arms or legs, headaches, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints such as sciatica by focusing the treatment on the cause versus just treating the symptoms.
In addition, Chiropractic care is recommended for muscle strains due to improper lifting, sports injuries and even pregnancy related back pain, which helps optimize physical mobility and endurance.