In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of using a chiropractor vs. a physical therapist. In short, both providers are trained to treat your spine and nervous system as well as any other musculoskeletal issue you might have. Both treat musculoskeletal problems to increase mobility, reduce pain, and help return you to full function.
The main difference between these two professionals is that they use different techniques for spinal adjustments and treatments. A chiropractor uses hands-on manipulation to realign your joints while a physical therapist typically applies pressure through stretching or strengthening exercises. Keep reading to explore the differences and similarities of chiropractic care vs. physical therapy.