The best way to find a qualified chiropractor is through another provider's referral or through a personal referral from a friend. The advice of someone with firsthand experience is always valuable when choosing a healthcare provider.

In addition, national associations including the American Chiropractic Association and state trade associations maintain listings of board certified chiropractors.

Learn more about choosing the right provider for youIf you have a specific concern, you may want to look for a chiropractor with specialization and experience in that area. You might call the chiropractor's office and ask about the chiropractor's education and experience with particular conditions.

If you have insurance coverage, you will also want to investigate whether or not that chiropractor is covered under your specific plan.