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If a chiropractor will see me., does he treat nerve damage?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Always will see you

Chiropractors cannot treat nerve damage.
They will insist they can. They can relieve the discomfort a little with deep massage but cannot diagnose or cure nerve damage. See your regular doctor first and perhaps an orthopedic specialist or neurologist for nerve damage.

In brief: Always will see you

Chiropractors cannot treat nerve damage.
They will insist they can. They can relieve the discomfort a little with deep massage but cannot diagnose or cure nerve damage. See your regular doctor first and perhaps an orthopedic specialist or neurologist for nerve damage.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: They treat nothing

That's the all-purpose delusion of chiropractic: Every problem is a "pinched nerve": Not just back pain, but everything: Depression, impotence, infertility, PMS, acne, constipation, deafness, flat feet, irritable bowel, reflux, ingrown toenails, you name it.
As a neurologist, I'm here to tell you: A chiropractor is no more able to treat "nerve damage" than your hairdresser.

In brief: They treat nothing

That's the all-purpose delusion of chiropractic: Every problem is a "pinched nerve": Not just back pain, but everything: Depression, impotence, infertility, PMS, acne, constipation, deafness, flat feet, irritable bowel, reflux, ingrown toenails, you name it.
As a neurologist, I'm here to tell you: A chiropractor is no more able to treat "nerve damage" than your hairdresser.
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
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