chiropractic chiropractic  /ˌkaɪ roʊ ˈpræk tɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure

Usage(s):

  1. Recent research suggests some chiropractic techniques may be dangerous for patients.
  2. Today chiropractic is a $70,000,000-a-year industry, with 20,000 practitioners in 44 States legally manipulating everything from colds to high blood pressure.
  3. Once scorned as quackery, chiropractic is winning adherents and respect.

News

  1. New City Chiropractic Center Team, Led by Dr. Cocilovo & Dr. Rodriguez, Raises Over $9,000 for Multiple Sclerosis ...

    With a team of eleven individuals, New City Chiropractic Center located in Rockland County New York participated in a Spartan Sprint obstacle course spanning over 4.5 miles all with the goal of raising thousands of dollars for Multiple Sclerosis Research. The team was successful, exhausted and exhilarated at the end of the race which took place on June 2nd in Tuxedo, New York. (PRWeb June 12 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Access Chiropractic supports Women's Crisis Center

    Access Chiropractic will have a customer appreciation day to benefit Women's Crisis Center on Saturday, June 15.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. Nelson Chiropractic donates to Christian Care

    Nelson Chiropractic, 2377 Cumberland Square Drive, Bettendorf, will host a patient appreciation week June 10-14 to benefit Christian Care’s Domestic Violence Shelter.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

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Quotes

  1. "Many patients who suffer from headaches have found conservative, drug-free chiropractic treatment to be a safe and effective alternative to the use of medication, and scientific research supports this conclusion," says ACA President Glenn...
    on Sep 17, 2009 By: Glenn Source: Reuters

  2. "Without chiropractic care, I doubt that I would ever have been able to reach these levels or be able to train at such an intense level," said Hartwig.
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Jeff Hartwig Source: MarketWatch

  3. "The article discussed the history of chiropractic and (its) founder's belief that manipulating the spine could treat 95 percent of all diseases because disease was supposedly caused by blockages in the flow of innate energy along the spine and...
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Simon Singh Source: Times of India

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