WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC CARE?
~Chiropractic focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal l system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on the general health.
FACTS ABOUT CHIROPRACTIC
~Chiropractic was established in 1895.
~All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and The U.S. Virgin Islands officially recognize chiropractic as an independent health care profession.
~Chiropractic care is available to members of the armed forces at more than 40 Military bases in the U.S., and at nearly 30 veteran’s administration medical facilities.
~Chiropractic care is provided in such federal programs as Medicare and the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program.
~Doctors of Chiropractic provide care in hospitals and other multidisciplinary facilities.
~Chiropractic is a covered benefit in most insurance policies. As many as 87 percent of all insured Americans have coverage for chiropractic care.
DOCTORS OF CHIROPRACTIC
~Practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care.
~Undergo rigorous education
~Used most often to treat complaints such as: