Chiropractic is a health care discipline and profession that emphasizes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal/Nervous system, especially focusing on and its effect on general health. Under the hypothesis that these disorders affect general health via the nervous system. It is generally categorized as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
The main chiropractic treatment technique involves manual therapy, including manipulation of other joints, and soft tissues; treatment also includes exercises and health and lifestyle counseling. Traditional chiropractic follows the concept that a vertebral subluxation or spinal joint dysfunction interferes with the body’s function and its innate intelligence.