Definitions for "chiropractic"
a method of medical treatment that manipulates body structures, especially the spine, in the belief that it restores proper nerve functioning.
chiro-, hand + pract, to perform] (n) the drugless system of healing founded by D.D. Palmer in Davenport, Iowa in 1895, which is primarily concerned with body structure (particularly the spine) as it relates to body function and pathology; and which employs various physical treatments to improve the structure and function of the body, including manipulation or adjustments to the spine (See also subluxation.)
a system of treating disease by using one's hands to manipulate body parts, mostly the vertebral column
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Comes from the Greek words, "chiro," meaning hand, and "practic," meaning practice, or treatment.
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