Chiropractic as we use it now is slightly over 100 years old. That means that chiropractic is indeed a new way of providing health care. However, some 5,000 years ago, medical procedures were already performed that are strongly reminiscent of today’s chiropractic. The principle of chiropractic was also known to the ancient Greeks.
“It is necessary to have a thorough knowledge of the spine, for many ailments are actually caused by a deficiency thereof.” Hippocrates, The Articulus 47