chi·​ro·​prac·​tic | ˈkī-rə-ˌprak-tik How to pronounce chiropractic (audio) , ˌkī-rə-ˈprak-

: a system of noninvasive therapy which holds that certain musculoskeletal disorders result from nervous system dysfunction arising from misalignment of the spine and joints and that focuses treatment especially on the manual adjustment or manipulation of the spinal vertebrae Some mainstream doctors may view it as a fringe treatment, but chiropractic is more commonly covered by insurance than any other type of alternative care.— Elizabeth R. Agnvall


Last modified: 17th December 2020