Chiropractic is considered a science, philosophy, and an art. The science is centered around the nervous system which controls all other organs and tissues of the body. The philosophy is based on the principle that the human body has an innate power to maintain its own health. The art focuses on adjustments to correct spinal misalignments (subluxations) in order to remove an interference to the spinal cord and the nerves that exit between the spinal bones (vertebrae) thus allowing the body to work toward its fullest potential and to adapt to changes in its internal and external environments.
Chiropractic is officially recognized and acknowledged as an independent health service in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, District of Columbia and internationally.
Specialists include: Chiropractic/Rehabilitation and Sports Injury, Chiropractic Pediatrics, Chiropractic Radiologists, and Chiropractic Orthopedists, to name a few.
All pre-requisite course work for admission to a chiropractic college must be completed with a grade of 2.5 (“C”) or above on a 4.0 scale. In addition, the cumulative grade point average of all college courses must average 2.5 or higher. All individuals who practice chiropractic must pass the National Board Examination and meet their individual states’ requirements for licensure.