Chiropractic (Greek: Done by hand) is a system of Therapy that focuses upon the diagnosis and treatment of Neuromuscular disorders, while emphasizing on the treatment through Manual adjustment and/or Manipulation of the spine. This Therapy focuses on the structure of the body, particularly the Spine. Chiropractors usually manipulate the body's alignment to relieve pain, improve function and help the body to heal itself.
While the main focus of the Chiropractic therapy is Spinal Manipulation, it also includes other treatments like Manual or Manipulative Therapies, Postural and Exercise Education, and Ergonomic Training (How to walk, sit, and stand to limit the back strain). Chiropractors can treat pain anywhere in the body: in the Head and Jaws, the Shoulders, the Elbows and wrists, the Hips and Pelvis and the knees and Ankles.
This method is primarily used as a pain relief alternative for Muscles , Joints, Bones and Connective Tissue such as Cartilages, Ligaments, and tendons. It is sometimes used in conjunction with conventional medical treatment.