National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Chiropractic is the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Chiropractic is an alternative medical system. Chiropractors perform adjustments (manipulations) to the spine or other parts of the body. The goal is to correct alignment problems, ease pain, and support the body's natural ability to heal itself. They may also use other treatments including
Many people visit chiropractors for treatment of low back pain.
NIH: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)