Chiropractic and Alternative Medicine

Chiropractic and Alternative medicine

Chiropractic comes under the category of Alternative Medicine. It is the study of diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mechanical disorders of the human musculoskeletal system, targeting the spine. Practitioners state that such factors affect the general health through the CNS (Central Nervous System) but there is no proper evidence. The treatment includes: Manual Therapy, SMT (Spine Manipulation Therapy), manipulation of joints and soft tissues. Many Pseudoscientific ideas are put forward, for instance subluxation and innate intelligence.