Spinal manipulation and chiropractic care is generally considered a safe, effective treatment for acute low back pain, the type of sudden injury that results from moving furniture or getting tackled. … Research has also shown chiropractic to be helpful in treating neck pain and headaches.

Spinal manipulation primary therapy, but treatment options are expanding. Chiropractic is a system of therapy focused on the structure of the body, particularly the spine. Chiropractors manipulate the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself.