Chiropractic doctors, also referred to as chiropractic physicians or chiropractors, practice a drug-free, hands on approach to health care. A Chiropractor will perform patient examinations, diagnose and then provide treatment for the patient. Chiropractors are trained to offer therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, provide nutritional, dietary and life style change information and also have a wide rage of diagnostic skills. When determining whether or not chiropractic treatment is the appropriate course of action, they will assess the patients by doing possibly doing one or more of the following: laboratory testing; diagnostic imaging; clinical exams; and other diagnostic interventions. If chiropractic treatment is not the right choice for a patients condition or the conditions needs co-management they will refer them to the appropriate health care provider.