What is a Chiropractor?
A Chiropractor is a doctor that has a primary focus on the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular and neuroskeletal disorders.
The main treatment is generally through a manual manipulation or adjustment of the spine. The goal of most chiropractors is to alleviate or reduce pain in order to increase the mobility and functionality of the patient along with education them how to improve their overall wellness and nutrition for optimal health.
Chiropractors are generally considered in the practice of alternative medicines. To become a chiropractor, one must spend thousands of hours in education and clinical study to be licensed.
A chiropractor focuses on the interactions of the nervous and skeletal system within the spine and believe that the biomechanical and structural misalignment of the spine can be a detriment to the nervous system.
In addition, many conditions affecting the spine can be treated by chiropractic treatment or care and the structural integrity of the spine can be restored. The reduction of pressure between the joints can be alleviate through chiropractic care and ultimately improve the overall wellness of the chiropractic patient.
A chiropractor cares for the following conditions: ·
Chiropractors mainly focus their attention on patient overall health and when appropriate the chiropractor will refer patients to other medical doctors or health care professionals for treatment or combination therapy.
Call our chiropractic clinic in Wexford today to see if chiropractic care is the right choice for your pain management.