ABOUT CHIROPRACTIC
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  • Frequently Asked Questions
    The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) receives many questions about chiropractic. Click the link above for answers to the some of the most commonly asked questions about chiropractic care.
    • What conditions do chiropractors treat?
    • How do I select a doctor of chiropractic?
    • Does chiropractic treatment require a referral from an MD?
    • Is chiropractic treatment safe?
    • Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?
    • Are chiropractors allowed to practice in hospitals or use medical outpatient facilities?
    • Do insurance plans cover chiropractic?
    • What type of education and training do chiropractors have?
    • How is a chiropractic adjustment performed?
    • Is chiropractic treatment ongoing?
    • Why is there a popping sound when a joint is adjusted?
    • What can I do about a doctor of chiropractic I feel is behaving in an unethical manner?
  • What is Chiropractic?
    Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. Click the link above to learn more about chiropractic research, back pain facts and statistics, the history of chiropractic care, chiropractic education, and consumer heatlh tips from the American Chiropractic Association.