Dr. Robert Walcher answers one of the most asked questions in his profession by enlightening his patients to what a chiropractor really does. Dr. Walcher was asked to explain, why there is still a doubtful misconception of a Doctor of Chiropractic? “This is due, in part, to the public’s narrow and limited view of medical treatment – being solely of administering prescription drugs and performing surgery. It’s unfortunate that the majority of people believe this is all there is to health care. As a chiropractor in San Diego I realized the truth is there is more to health care than drugs and surgery! A great deal more,” says Dr. Walcher.
Dr. Walcher clarifies further, “the difference between the education of an MD and that of a chiropractor lies in the fact that an MD trains in pharmacology and surgical procedures and a chiropractor trains in the care of the spine. Chiropractic focuses on the spinal column in the human body where all of the nerves originate. The spine is designed to protect the nerves in the body. From here the nerves go out to every muscle, organ, and tissue in the entire body. The healthier the nerves meaning the freer they are to function correctly, the healthier the entire body will be.”