Is the health profession based on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the muscular-skeletal system and its effects on the nervous system and general health with emphasis in manual treatment including manipulation.

It is based on the concept that the vertebral column hold and protects the nervous system of the body, which controls all its functions.  Any bad alignment or alteration in the movement of the vertebral column provokes irritation of the nervous system which results in pathology.

The chiropractor by means of adjustments techniques of the vertebral column restores the normal movement of the vertebras.