Chiropractic Founders Day is an annual holiday dedicated to chiropractic. This direction in medicine has proven itself in the treatment of problems with the spine and joints. Millions of people around the world have become healthier by attending chiropractic sessions. Celebrated on September 18th.
Chiropractors are highly specialized specialists who deal with problems with the spine. Before conducting manual therapy (this is the name of this direction in medicine), they study x-rays or talk with patients in order to collect the necessary anamnesis.
Treatment occurs by physical impact on a certain area of the spine. Sometimes heating or cooling methods are used. The main part of the problems is solved by pressing on the back area with the palms or fist. Such therapy can improve a person’s condition, give a sense of freedom to his body. Especially often people who suffer from bad posture, complain of neck pain or are recovering from an injury turn to chiropractors.
It is believed that chiropractic existed in the ancient world. According to historical sources, it is known that this direction in medicine was actively used by the Greek physician Hippocrates. Later, however, manual therapy ceased to be used. The chiropractic revival began in 1897. Seven years later, the first licensed chiropractor appeared in the United States – Dr. Minor Paxton.
- To obtain a license to work as a chiropractor, you must complete training for several years.
- According to statistics for 2020, there are about 50 registered chiropractors in the United States.
How to celebrate
Congratulate acquaintances and friends who are engaged in manual therapy on the holiday. A great way to celebrate Chiropractic Founders Day is to visit a chiropractor. If there are any problems with the spine or you are often in a sitting position, then visiting such a specialist is a good way to check the effectiveness of the therapy and feel freer after the session.
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When is Chiropractic Founders Day celebrated in 2022?
Chiropractic Founders Day is observed on September 18 each year.