Chiropractic is a regulated healthcare profession that focuses particularly on the function of the spine and musculoskeletal system, and associated impacts on health.
Problems may occur as a result of accidents, illness, poor posture, lack of exercise, sports injury -or simply everyday wear and tear. There is no typical chiropractic patient. Chiropractor treats a wide variety of conditions, including back, neck or joint pain and conditions arising from sports injury. Chiropractor also treat headaches caused by neck problems, as well as helping patients with migraine prevention.
Chiropractic is regulated by Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. The chiropractic profession is regulated by the law ( Chiropractic Act 1994) and this gives regulatory powers to the General Chiropractic Council(GCC). For more information about the GCC, visit https://www.gcc-uk.org/page.cfm.