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What is Chiropractic?

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Chiropractic is a regulated health profession. It is one of only five professions to be granted the title "Doctor" in Canada. The education to become a chiropractor is very extensive, involving at least 7-8 years of University training (a rigorous 4 year first professionals degree after a University degree). It is the largest "alternative" health profession in North America and millions of Canadians visit a chiropractor every year. More in the About Us section. For more information visit the Ontario Chiropractic Association or the Canadian Chiropractic Association found in our Links.

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What do chiropractors treat?

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Chiropractic care can help with many conditions of spine, joints (eg. sprains strains and arthritis), nerves (eg. Carpal tunnel, sciatica) and headaches (eg. migraine, tension type, cervicogenic). There has been a lot of research performed on these conditions by medical doctors, physical therapists, professors as well as chiropractors that have proven the effectiveness of chiropractic care. There are also many people who find improvement in sports performance, digestive problems, colic in babies and asthma, just to name a few

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What is wellness?

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To quote the World Health Organization “Wellness is the optimal state of health of individuals and groups... it is the fullest potential of an individual physically, psychologically, socially, spiritually and economically...". As you can see there are many facets to complete wellness. The idea is to take steps every day to move toward wellness, and away from stress and disease. Chiropractors are expertly trained to offer the type of care required to set you on the pathway to health and wellness.lit.