A chiropractor is a licensed doctor specializing in the neuromusculoskeletal system.  The chiropractic doctor administers treatment with manual adjustments and/or manipulation of the spine. They practice alternative medicine and specialize in diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and focus on the effects that the neuromusculoskeletal system can have on general health. A chiropractor can also reduce pain and improve the functionality of the patient’s body.