About Chiropractic

What is chiropractic?

It is really quite simple. The word chiropractic has Greek origins. It means HAND PRACTICE.

Chiropractors believe in the importance of the balance of the nervous system with the musculoskeletal system. It is a proven fact that misalignments in the spine can cause issue with the nervous system. Typically this issues will cause pain. Chiropractic is a primary system of health care that evaluates,
diagnoses and treats these spinal conditions.
Chiropractic is the world’s largest drugless healing profession.

Chiropractors have some of the most stringent educational requirements of any healing profession.
Chiropractic educational programs require a minimum of 4,200 hours in basic science and health science.
Additionally a chiropractor must complete a clinical internship at an approved chiropractic facility.

Chiropractors are licensed in every state. Many foreign countries also have licensure requirements for chiropractors.

  • Because of the success that chiropractic has achieved, every professional sports team, Olympic team and major college team has a team chiropractor.
  • Nearly 80% of people injured in an automobile accident in Florida seeks chiropractic care.
  • There are over 77,000 chiropractors in the United States.
  • Over 27 million people seek chiropractic care each year.
  • Almost every insurance company recognizes the benefit of chiropractic treatment.
  • Over 1 million people a day see a chiropractor.
  • Chiropractic patients are 3 times more satisfied with their care than patients of family practice providers.
  • 9 out of 10 chiropractic patients feel their treatment was effective
  • Chiropractic is well over 100 years old.
  • People under chiropractic care take 53% less medication than those not under chiropractic care.

The Power That Made The Body Heals The Body

BJ PalmerDEVELOPER OF CHIROPRACTIC