- The definition of a chiropractor is a medical professional who attempts to correct back problems and other ailments by adjusting the spine to restore normal nerve function.
An example of a chiropractor is a licensed professional who tries to help with back pain by manipulating the spine to make sure that no bones are out of alignment.
A chiropractor gives a woman an adjustment.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Variant of chiropractic
Origin: ; from chiro- plush Classical Greek praktikos, practical: see practice
- chiropractor noun
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.