Asked by Adelina Munyama on Mar 10, 2024



What is a basic foundational principle of chiropractic care?

A) Structure and function coexist.
B) Chiropractic care is risk free.
C) Human beings need external hands-on care to be healthiest.
D) Subluxation will cause permanently restricted joint movement.

Chiropractic Care

A form of alternative medicine focused on diagnosing and treating mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine.

Structure and Function

The concept in biology and physiology that the structure of a body part or molecule is directly related to its function.


A partial dislocation or misalignment of a joint or organ, often causing pain and dysfunction.

  • Discriminate between different types of medicines (allopathic, complementary, alternative, mind-body) based on their effectiveness in curative and preventive care.

Verified Answer

Jeremy Mullen

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Chiropractors use their hands as instruments to restore structural and functional balance.Practitioners of chiropractic care believe that general health is affected via the nervous system.Chiropractic care is not risk free,just as allopathic medical care is not risk free.Subluxation eventually can cause permanently restricted joint movement,but this is not a basic foundational principle of chiropractic care.Although hands-on care is used in chiropractic care,a natural diet and regular exercise are critical components for the body to function properly.