Chiropractic is a health profession concerned with the prevention, diagnoses and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and health in general. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal and extremity manipulation or adjustment.
The term „chiropractic“ translates from ancient Greek and means „done by hand“.
In the year 1895 chiropractic was founded by Daniel David Palmer in Davenport, Iowa (USA). Today chiropractic is the third biggest health profession worldwide after dental and general medicine and is positioned between neurology, orthopedics and internal medicine.
Chiropractic supports the healing abilities of the human body and emphasizes the conservative treatment of the musculoskeletal system, without the use of prescription medicine or surgery. If indicated, patients will be referred on to medical specialists.
The term „chiropractic“ translates from ancient Greek and means „done by hand“