What Exactly Does a Chiropractor Do?

By: Dr. Ellis Schauder|April 15, 2020

What Exactly Does a Chiropractor Do?What exactly does a chiropractor do? That’s a fair question. As professionals in our industry, we often hear this common question. No doubt, you have heard of this medical professional before, but you may be wondering just what exactly is it that a chiropractor does. In this blog post, we will talk about chiropractic care, chiropractors and how, if you’re a sufferer of chronic pain, a chiropractor can help. 

What is Chiropractic Care? 

In order to better answer the question: “What exactly does a chiropractor do?” We must first dive into what chiropractic care actually is and how it works. 

So what is chiropractic care and what is it used for? Chiropractic care is used for the treatment of pain using spinal manipulation. It is a non-surgical form of rehabilitative medicine that helps reduce pain and inflammation through the manipulation of the musculoskeletal system. This type of care is based on the belief that spinal manipulation can help heal the body and lessen pain and inflammation ideally without the need for medication. 

Chiropractors are trained medical professionals that, with the use of spinal manipulation, can treat several common long-standing medical conditions related to pain and injury such as back pain and neck pain, headaches, sports injuries, repetitive strains and muscle strains. 

Chiropractic Care: A History

Since it was first established in 1895, chiropractic care has grown into the third-largest collection of doctorate level specialists in the healthcare industry, right behind dentists and medical doctors. It is estimated that over 27 million Americans are treated each year by chiropractors. Studies demonstrate the power that is chiropractic care, showing that this treatment delivers some astonishing advantages to people who have suffered from long-standing chronic pain, as well as other musculoskeletal disorders. 

As a healthcare specialist, a chiropractor’s main goal is to diagnose and treat neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on spinal manipulation treatment. The strategy for the implementation of chiropractic treatment is to help establish healthy spinal mobility. This, in turn, relieves the stress to the spinal system and reduces pain and inflammation. 

Chiropractors concentrate on the special relationship between the spine and nervous system. They believe that a structural disorder of the spine can affect the nervous system and that the many conditions chiropractors can treat with their skill set can restore the structural integrity of the spine and essentially improve the health of the individual.

Schauder Chiropractic & Wellness Center Can Help 

Now that you have an answer to your question: “What exactly does a chiropractor do?” It’s time for you to find a skilled chiropractor who can help assist you with pain management. You’ve come to the right place; and as an Orlando chiropractor, Schauder Chiropractic & Wellness Center offers pain management treatment throughout the Central Florida area. We’ve been delivering extensive care for our patients with the following services:

Whether you need chiropractic care or massages & rehab therapy, we can help you. Schedule your appointment with a doctor at our Orlando, Florida office at 407-275-6700.

About The Author: Dr. Ellis Schauder

Dr. Schauder graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Consequently, he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from New York Chiropractic College. He completed post-graduate studies in the areas of radiology, impairment rating and chiropractic orthopedics. Dr. Schauder is licensed in the states of Florida and New York.