What Is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a regulated health profession, recognized by statute in all Canadian provinces and American
Almost 2 million patients in Ontario rely on a good chiropractor every year to help them live healthy,
One of the largest primary care professions in Ontario, chiropractic is a non-invasive, hands-on health care
discipline that focuses on the musculoskeletal system.
Chiropractors practice a manual approach, providing diagnosis, treatment and preventive care for disorders
related to the spine, pelvis, extremities, nervous system and joints.
Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, all of which are predicated on the specific needs of the
After taking a complete history and diagnosing a patient, a chiropractor can develop and carry out a
comprehensive treatment/ management plan, recommend therapeutic exercise and other non-invasive
therapies, and provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counselling.
For many conditions, such as lower back pain, chiropractic care is frequently the primary method of treatment.
Where other conditions exist, chiropractic care may complement or support medical treatment by relieving the
musculoskeletal aspects associated with the condition.
Chiropractic services offered at the Kucan Chiropractic Clinic:
Types of conditions that Chiropractors treat:
Benefits of Chiropractic care:
The above information was adapted from the Ontario Chiropractic Association website. Please see www.chiropractic.on.ca for more information.