The chiropractic profession has its own set of words to describe what they do.
The main thrust of the work of a chiropractor is to apply a calculated force to spinal joints and other structures in order to effect a change in alignment, and therefore the functioning of the nervous system. The chiropractic profession believes that a well aligned spine positively affects the the overall health of an individual.
Now that you understand how a chiropractor works, can you speak chiropractic-ese? Below are a few terms to get you started.