Manual medicine is as old as mankind. Healing with hands is an old practice. Specific hands-on techniques on the spine and the joints can relieve or heal disorders. Manual medicine is also called manual therapy, chirotherapy or chiropractic.
- Exact diagnosis of the spine, the muscular system
and the joints
- Procedures by which the hands directly contact the
body to treat the articulations and/or soft tissues
- Chiropractic adjustment
- Treatment of connective tissues
- Mobilization of joints