Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A chiropractor.
  • n. Chiropractic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in some words of Greek origin, meaning ‘hand,’ ‘the hand.’

Etymologies

Shortening of chiropractor, chiropractic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Most people think taking an infant to the chiro is unsafe but they are very, very safe and I took my son to the chiro when he was just a couple of days old.

    Look At Me Not Sleeping | Her Bad Mother

  • I never would have made it through my pregnancy so well without my chiro.

    impatience

  • Being me (and not entirely satisfied -- or maybe just bored -- with my own recipe), and unable (owing to a chiro appointment) to flip the bird over every fifteen minutes or do a lot of basting, I went on-line and looked at roast chicken recipes.

    Roast Chicken

  • The best part is that they offer pregnancy chiro as well as one of the best pregnancy massages in the greater Denver area.

    Carolyn Scott: Denver Part Deux

  • Whereas for colic, asthma etc both experimental evidence and theory tell us chiro doesn't work.

    Simon's Choice

  • The industry has already lost so much with very few people even coming out of the woodwork to speak up for chiro.

    The BCA's Worst Day

  • The NHS is awash with practice thats based on protocol and anecdotal evidence, and yes, i know this doesnt justify crazy chiro practice, but thats not the point.

    Simon's Choice

  • It would also be good to get the focus wider than just one chiro organisation.

    Simon's Choice

  • I believe the Chiros are being attack because of their sense of hubris and excess.....one chiro was bragging on his site that he sees 150 patients BEFORE LUNCH and then has time for teaching in the afternoon.

    Simon's Choice

  • The idea that the chiro-quack-tors of Britain are unaware of the lack of evidential support for their preposterous claims is demonstrably false.

    BCA v Singh: An Astonishingly Illiberal Ruling

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