What exactly do Chiropractors do?

April 20, 2023by admin0

What exactly do Chiropractors do?

Chiropractors are regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat the spine, nervous system, and joint dysfunctions. This includes many common issues such as low back pain, shoulder and knee pain, sports injuries, and overall wellness care. Chiropractors use patient-centered care and hands-on therapies in order to treat these dysfunctions.

Why see a chiropractor?

You want to live a healthy, active life. But day-to-day life puts demands on your spine, muscle and nervous system.


  • Diagnose and treat causes of pain
  • Use a hands-on, non-invasive, drugless approach
  • Correct joint motion and restore proper movement


  • Neck and back
  • Some types of headaches and migraines
  • Strains and sprains
  • Arthritis


  • Relieve pain and prevent it from returning
  • Improve movement in neck, shoulders, back and torso
  • Treat and prevent muscle and joint injuries

Chiropractors offer a hands-on, non-invasive, and drug-free practice that safely and effectively helps relieve pain and improve the body’s overall function; uses various treatments depending on your needs, from manual ‘hands-on’ adjustment techniques to soft tissue therapy.

What does a chiropractor do?

Chiropractors help ease Canadians’ pain, enabling them to live the active, pain-free lives they want. Chiropractors treat neck pain, back pain, arthritis, certain types of headaches, injuries and more. They are spine, muscle and nervous system experts who specialize in assessing, diagnosing, treating and developing care plans to keep you moving and pain-free.

Chiropractors focus on your spine, muscle, and nervous system and treat the bones, muscles, soft tissues, and joints that you use every day. The spine, muscle, and nervous system supports your weight, keeps your body stable, protects your organs, and keeps you moving. It also connects directly to other vital systems in your body, which is why medical professionals, researchers, and the wider health community trust the spine care expertise of chiropractors to assess, diagnose, and treat conditions and injuries related to the spine, muscle, and nervous system. For optimal health and quality of life, a chiropractor should be part of every Canadian’s healthcare team.

We’ve got your back!

We hope that this blog has helped you understand the approach that we take at ReAlign Natural Health Clinic.  We look forward to continuing to serve the families of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph and surrounding communities for many years to come.

Also, see our blog How Often should I see a chiropractor?.

If you’re looking for a chiropractor in Cambridge, check out ReAlign Health.

Source: Ontario Chiropractic Association 

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