What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal complaints. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) receives many questions about chiropractic. See answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What Research Shows

Studies show that chiropractic is effective for treating acute pain and chronic conditions, and can reduce overall health care costs.

Find a Doctor

Find a Doctor is a searchable directory of doctors of chiropractic (DC) who are members of the ACA.

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Chiropractic Education

Doctors of chiropractic undergo a rigorous and extensive course of study before they enter practice.

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Chiropractic: What to Expect

Learn what to expect on your first visit to a doctor of chiropractic, from patient history, examination and diagnosis to treatment plan.

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Back Pain Facts & Statistics

Up to 80% of people will experience back pain during their lives. Learn how to prevent back pain and how chiropractic can relieve pain without drugs or surgery.

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Chiropractic in the Media

Notable news outlets feature doctors of chiropractic or ACA representatives often. Take a look at some recently featured media appearances.

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