A clear understanding of the nature and extent of the illness helps the doctor decide whether chiropractic health care is appropriate treatment for the condition, and if additional examination procedures are necessary. Like other health professionals, doctors of chiropractic have a network of health providers available for referral when necessary.
Orthopedic, neurological, spinal examination and postural analysis are preformed to determine general health condition and specific problem(s).
Based on history, examination and x-ray/lab findings.
Treatment methods, along with with the chiropractic adjustment, may include physical medicine services such as rehabilitative exercises, massage therapy, kinesiotaping, and/or nutritional counseling. Chiropractic Adjustive procedures may include Diversified, Activator, Flexion/distraction, Thompson Technique, and Tofness Technique.