a therapeutic system based primarily upon the interactions of the spine and nervous system, the method of treatment usually being to adjust the segments of the spinal column.
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How to use chiropractic in a sentence
He tried physical therapy, chiropractic care, epidurals, and cortisone shots, and he finally had surgery.CBD Could Help Cops Get Relief From Stress, Insomnia, and Chronic Pain. But Using It Puts Their Job in Jeopardy | Katja Ridderbusch | July 29, 2022 | Time
These include different osteopathic or chiropractic techniques, including craniosacral massage.How Alternative Medicine Can Help People With Asthma | Markham Heid | March 11, 2022 | Time
Critics quickly pointed out issues8 with the original study9—that there was no actual measure of cell phone use, that the sample was drawn from chiropractic patients rather than the general population, and that there were contradictions in the data.Science Isn’t Here for Your Mommy Shaming - Issue 100: Outsiders | Cailin O'Connor | May 19, 2021 | Nautilus
The videos became a way, in the King’s words, to educate the public about chiropractic care and to entertain followers.Help, I’m Obsessed with Chiropractors on Instagram | Grace Perry | April 21, 2021 | Outside Online
Some chiropractors today create viral content to promote their businesses—and chiropractic care in general—situating this trend at the bizarre American intersection of health care, capitalism, and social media.Help, I’m Obsessed with Chiropractors on Instagram | Grace Perry | April 21, 2021 | Outside Online
Yoga and regular chiropractic care have been worth it to keep my spine happy.
Her back care regimen includes regular yoga practice, chiropractic care and massage.
She learned to slouch, which, for this trained dancer, took some effort and weeks of chiropractic correction afterward.
Dr. Steven Margolin founded Longevity Health to provide stellar chiropractic and clinical nutrition care.Gal With a Suitcase: New York's Best Pampering Spots | Jolie Hunt | February 11, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for chiropractic
a system of treating bodily disorders by manipulation of the spine and other parts, based on the belief that the cause is the abnormal functioning of a nerve
- chiropractor, noun
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Cultural definitions for chiropractic
A system of treating disease and musculoskeletal disorders that involves manipulation of the backbone and other body parts. In chiropractic, disorders of the nerves are considered the cause of illness.
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