American Chiropractic Association

Our Mission

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), based in Arlington, Va., is the largest professional association in the United States representing doctors of chiropractic. ACA promotes the highest standards of patient care and ethics, and supports research that contributes to the health and well-being of millions of chiropractic patients.

Activity

  • Do you know how to keep your joints healthy? Take ACA's quiz and learn more about these important connections in your body...http://www.chirohealthy.com/articles/joint-health-quiz.asp
  • Did you hear that Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers credited his chiropractor with helping him overcome a stiff neck before last Sunday's winning game with the Redskins?
  • Did you hear that Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers credited his chiropractor with helping him overcome a stiff neck before last Sunday's winning game with the Redskins?
  • Did you hear that Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers credited his chiropractor with helping him overcome a stiff neck before last Sunday's winning game with the Redskins?
  • During National Chiropractic Health Month this fall, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and chiropractic physicians nationwide will promote the importance of joint health and the vital role physical activity plays in keeping joints healthy and pain free. This year’s theme, “Get Vertical”, focuses on getting off the couch or out of the office chair, and standing or moving more each day. http://www.acatoday.org/press_css.cfm?CID=5233
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18 women die each day from prescription painkiller overdoses. So how can someone in pain find relief safely? Dr. David Lipschitz recommends chiropractic care. http://www.sanfernandosun.com/sanfernsun/health-and-family/9622-lifelong-health-overdose-of-narcotics-on-rise-among-women-
  • Sitting is the new smoking, but getting up and getting active means you need to take care of your joints--doctors of chiropractic treat muscle and joint issues naturally. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/desk-jobs-can-be-killers-literally/2013/07/15/ce61f9e8-e59b-11e2-aef3-339619eab080_story.html
  • New research shows long-term use of painkillers may increase risk of heart attack and stroke. Consider a conservative approach to pail relief, such as chiropractic, before moving on to other treatments. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/high-doses-of-common-painkillers-increase-heart-attack-risks-study-finds/2013/06/03/ee3a4ca4-c96a-11e2-8da7-d274bc611a47_story.html
  • Doctors of chiropractic most often diagnose sports injuries from the history of the activity that brought on the pain, along with a physical examination. In some cases, X-rays are necessary to rule out a fracture. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound may also be used.

    Once diagnosed, the...Read More
  • Doctors of chiropractic most often diagnose sports injuries from the history of the activity that brought on the pain, along with a physical examination. In some cases, X-rays are necessary to rule out a fracture. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound may also be used.

    Once diagnosed, the...Read More
  • A new study shows that patients with low back pain who recieve chiropractic care in conjunction with standard medical care report feeling better than those who receive standard medical care alone. Read more: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-05-chiropractic-therapy-acute-pain.html