Take care of your back
A chiropractor is an important partner in your back health. A lot of British Columbians have questions about chiropractic care, so we’ve answered some of the most common questions about visiting a chiropractor. When should you see a chiropractor? Does chiropractic work? Why choose chiropractic? Where do I find a chiropractor? What is the chiropractic visit like?
A visit to the chiropractor can help you recover from back and back-related conditions and address the underlying cause of the pain. It is one of the fastest and most effective forms of care available to address spine and spinal related problems. From posture correction to stretches and even nutrition advice, your Doctor of Chiropractic will walk you through a comprehensive treatment plan to help you get well and stay well.
Steps to a better back
Why should I see a chiropractor?
Chiropractic is a safe and effective form of health care that can help people get better quicker and help them stay well. For many British Columbians, a visit to the chiropractor is their first choice in treating back pain and other conditions. Others may see a chiropractor because they are living with pain and nothing else works. Overall, Chiropractic treatment often means you can get back to work and your life sooner!
Are Chiropractors Doctors?
Yes, chiropractors are doctors. Chiropractors are recognized by the BC Government’s Health Professions Act as doctors due to their education, experience and skills. As doctors, chiropractors provide evidence-based care to patients.
Are Chiropractors regulated and licensed?
Yes, chiropractors are regulated health professionals in British Columbia, just like medical doctors, nurses and dentists. The College of Chiropractors of BC licenses and regulates all chiropractors in BC.
How do you find a chiropractor?
It’s easy! Ask a family member, co-worker or friend first. You can also visit the BC Chiropractic website to find a doctor near you. Call the chiropractor’s office directly for an appointment; you don’t need a referral.