What It Has Become
These definition are given by the World Federation of Chiropractic.
A health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustment and other joint and soft-tissue manipulation.
In the many countries, where the chiropractic profession is now established, doctors of chiropractic/chiropractors are widely recognized as the spinal healthcare experts in the healthcare system.