chiropractor

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noun chi·ro·prac·tor \ ˈkī-rə-ˌprak-tər , ˌkī-rə-ˈprak- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of chiropractor

plural chiropractors
:a licensed health-care professional who treats disorders (such as back and neck pain) chiefly of the musculoskeletal system especially through the manual adjustment or manipulation of the spinal vertebrae to correct nervous system dysfunction :a specialist in chiropractic
  • The broad field of sports medicine includes many different practitioners, from massage therapists, acupuncturists and chiropractors to osteopaths, physicians, dentists, podiatrists, psychologists and psychiatrists.
  • —Carol L. Otis

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