Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine that emphasizes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine, under the belief that these disorders affect general health via the nervous system. Many chiropractors reject being characterized as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). It is a healthcare profession and although chiropractors have many similarities to primary care providers, they are more similar to a medical specialty like dentistry or podiatry.
Posts about Chiropractic
  • Information Regarding Neck Injuries

    … in lost wages, benefits, and professional opportunities. Diagnosis and Treatment Because of the potentially serious effects of neck injuries, getting a proper diagnosis as soon as possible is critical. If needed, you should go to the emergency department or you can make an appointment with your physician, who may then refer you to a specialist. Some…

    Gabriel Levin/ 12 readers -
  • Back Pain After a Car Accident

    … accident, even if it was a minor collision, you should check-in with a medical professional. It is important to undergo diagnostic testing, x-rays, CT scans, and treatment before the condition worsens. Indicators of common auto accident-related back injuries include: Whiplash Typically happens in rear-end collisions that cause your head and body…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 37 readers -
  • Chiropractors Eyed for Medicare Fraud

    … that are medically necessary. Following the survey results, federal Medicare fraud examiners from the Health and Human Services’s Office of Inspector General performed a statistical analysis and decided to audit Alleviate Wellness Center in California. Alleviate was one of the top three Medicare billers for chiropractic services in California…

    Due Diligence- 34 readers -
  • Chiropractor Malpractice

    … accepted standards. When a medical professional such as a chiropractor provides treatment which falls below the accepted standard of practice, and that poor treatment results in injury to the patient, that patient has the right to pursue compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. There are two major types of chiropractic medical malpractice…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 25 readers -