Over the years, I have heard people who visit a chiropractor say “I just saw my chiropractor and I feel great” or “I hurt my back and I have to go to my chiropractor” without mentioning a doctor. I also noticed the personal means these folks address their chiropractor as “my” (chiropractor) whereas a doctor would be address as “the” (doctor). As a psychotherapist, my educated guess is a feeling of personal familiarity developed with a chiropractor whereas a doctor visit is more clinical in nature.

What many people question is, “Does chiropractic medicine work?”