ALL meanings of chiropractic

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  • uncountable noun chiropractic Chiropractic is the treatment of injuries by pressing and moving people's joints, especially the spine. 3
  • noun chiropractic a system of treating bodily disorders by manipulation of the spine and other parts, based on the belief that the cause is the abnormal functioning of a nerve 3
  • noun chiropractic the science and art of restoring or maintaining health, practiced by a licensed professional, based on the theory that disease is caused by interference with nerve function, and employing manipulation of the body joints, esp. of the spine, to restore normal nerve function 3
  • noun chiropractic form of physical therapy 1
  • noun chiropractic A system of complementary medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints, especially those of the spinal column, which are held to cause other disorders by affecting the nerves, muscles, and organs. 1
  • noun chiropractic a therapeutic system based primarily upon the interactions of the spine and nervous system, the method of treatment usually being to adjust the segments of the spinal column. 1
  • noun chiropractic a chiropractor. 1
  • noun chiropractic (alternative medicine) A system of health care involving manipulation of the spinal column and other body structures, for the purpose of alleviating neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. 0
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