Chiropractic is a branch of the health care science and is the third largest primary health care provider in the western world after conventional medicine and dentistry. There are around 100,000 chiropractors in the world.
The basic concept of chiropractic relates to the fact that the nervous system controls all organs, tissues and cells of the body. When vital nerve communication pathways are interfered with, as can occur with a variety of structural and / or functional problems in the spine, pain and ill health can be the result. Research both within and outside the chiropractic profession now provides support for this concept. More and more patients are seeking chiropractic care for treatment of: