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Chiropractic medicine is a large and growing field. Many of us even know people who have gone to the chiropractor for adjustments but may not understand what chiropractic medicine is. Keep reading to learn what chiropractic medicine is and how it works.

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Let’s start with what Chiropractic medicine is. Chiropractic medicine is a total and preventative approach to health that focuses on wellness rather than disease.

What do they focus on? Chiropractors focus on the nervous system which controls all aspects of the body. The nervous system is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems, which make up the human body.

You may now be wondering how the nervous system works. The brain sends messages through the spinal cord across a huge network of spinal nerves to deliver information to every cell, organ, and system of the body.

So how are chiropractic adjustments done? Chiropractors perform spinal adjustments with their hands as their main tools. A spinal adjustment is the application of a precise force to a specific part of the spinal segment. The goal of an adjustment is to restore normal nerve transmission and assist the body in recuperating on its own.

To learn more, watch the video above!