Chiropractic is a science, art and a philosophy of natural health which studies the spine and its integral relationship to the proper functioning of the nervous system. Its main objective is to detect, correct and prevent problems in the spine and nervous system called SUBLUXATION ( misaligned bones in the spine causing pressure on the nerves ). Chiropractic is based on the fundamental principle that the proper alignment of the spine and the optimal functioning of the nervous system is vital to achieving a healthy, well-balanced life.