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What do chiropractors do in arthritis therapy?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Little

Chiropractors use an outmoded, ancient idea as a theoretical basis for treatment.
The use high powered x-rays to find "subluxations" of the spine as a cause of all illness. They provide a deep massage which might give temporary relief but no cures. They cannot treat arthritis with these ideas and are more than likely to aggravate and worsen this condition. See your rheumatologist.

In brief: Little

Chiropractors use an outmoded, ancient idea as a theoretical basis for treatment.
The use high powered x-rays to find "subluxations" of the spine as a cause of all illness. They provide a deep massage which might give temporary relief but no cures. They cannot treat arthritis with these ideas and are more than likely to aggravate and worsen this condition. See your rheumatologist.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Family Medicine

In brief: A lot!

They manipulate your joints to maintain flexibility and strength, they may apply heat.
They also teach you exercises to do at home and many are qualified to discuss different helpful supplements with you. One thing they dont do is write prescriptions!

In brief: A lot!

They manipulate your joints to maintain flexibility and strength, they may apply heat.
They also teach you exercises to do at home and many are qualified to discuss different helpful supplements with you. One thing they dont do is write prescriptions!
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Thank
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