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How to Find a Chiropractor

If your back hurts you may want to see a chiropractor. Here are a few steps to follow.


  • Step 1: Search for a chiropractor Look in your phonebook or search online for local chiropractors. Ask friends and family who they would recommend.
  • Step 2: Seek basic information Find out about the chiropractor's education, experience, and methods of treatment. Ask about their rates and their insurance policies.
  • Step 3: Confirm their license Confirm their license with your state licensing board. Check if there have been any complaints lodged against them.
  • Step 4: Pick a chiropractor Choose the one who you feel is best suited to your needs. Call the office and schedule an appointment.
  • TIP: Ask for gentle adjustments until you become used to the way chiropractic methods feel on your body.
  • Step 5: Give it a trial period Go to a few visits and make sure you feel comfortable with the treatment and environment.
  • FACT: The chiropractic profession was founded by Daniel Palmer in 1895.

You Will Need

  • A phonebook
  • Internet access
  • Recommendations
  • A telephone

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