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What is a Chiropractor?

Chiropractors Treat More Than Just Low Back Pain

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Chiropractic adjustments are tailored to your size, age and particular health issue.

What is a Chiropractor?

Chiropractors use a non-invasive hands on health care approach that concentrates on the body’s nerves, muscles and joints.

Chiropractic is a regulated health profession, and makes up one the largest primary contact health care professional in Ontario.

More than 1.2 million people in Ontario alone use chiropractic to help them get out of pain and lead active and health lives.

Chiropractors take a complete history, perform orthopaedic testing and provide each patients with a specific diagnosis. From there a comprehensive treatment plan is explained and prescribed to help you resolve your problem!

Chiropractors are one of only 5 classes of health professional who are called doctors. To be a chiropractor you have to attend an accredited chiropractic school for 4 intensive years, where you spend over 4,200 hours on specific education and training. This is equivalent to the time spent at medical school.


Chiropractors treat a variety of problems. Several reasons to see a chiropractor include (but are not limited to):

  • Back pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Headache
  • Whiplash
  • Repetitive Strain Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Sciatica
  • carpal tunnel
  • Limited range of motion in your back, shoulders, neck or limbs