Chiropractic is an alternative medical system. It takes a different approach from standard medicine in treating health problems. The basic concepts of chiropractic are Your body has a powerful self-healing ability Your body's structure (mainly the spine) and its function are related The goal of chiropractic therapy is to normalize this relationship Chiropractic professionals are doctors of chiropractic, or D.C.s. They use a type of hands-on therapy called spinal manipulation or adjustment. Many people visit chiropractors for treatment of low back pain .