What does a chiropractor treat?

Chiropractic therapy is typically associated with the treatment of back and neck pain. It can also treat associated conditions including:

  • Neck-related headaches.
  • Slipped discs.
  • Leg pain and sciatica (pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve).
  • Shoulder pain or problems.
  • Pain or problems with knee, hip and ankle joints.
  • Pain or problems with wrist, elbow or hand joints.
  • Fibromyalgia.

Some chiropractors, however offer treatment for a range of conditions. It is possible to find a chiropractor who will treat:

  • Headache and migraine.
  • Asthma.
  • Allergies.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • Painful periods.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Mental health conditions (such as depression and anxiety).