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Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic

  What is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic care is a natural method of health care that focuses on correcting the causes of physical problems from subluxations or misalignments of the bones in the body, especially the spine. Chiropractic is the kind of health care that is holistic, which improves people’s lives by optimizing the functioning of the nervous system, so the body is able to function better.   Every cell in the body is controlled by the nervous system, including taste, touch, smell, hormones flowing, heart beating, food digesting, everything! Chiropractic does not just treat symptoms or problems, but allows for a healthy nervous system, so the body functions better.     How Does Chiropractic Work? A healthy nervous system has the ability to resist disease and ill health. Chiropractic restores the body’s ability to have a healthy nervous system,...

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Becoming A Chiropractor

How to Become a Chiropractor So you are thinking of choosing a career as a chiropractor? Chiropractors have many years of schooling to earn their doctorate degree in chiropractic, and they continue to learn about chiropractic with continuing education throughout their careers. Here are some things to consider about chiropractic education.     Chiropractic schools all require a minimum for undergraduate college credit hours. Individual Chiropractic schools may have other requirements beyond this minimum. In the United States, the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) sets the minimum requirement for prospective chiropractic students. The CCE is the accreditation organization for Doctor of Chiropractic Programs.   Chiropractic Pre-Requisites, Undergraduate Studies Currently, candidates for chiropractic school must have at least 90 undergraduate semester credit hours with specific course requirements that include: Physics, Biology, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Psychology, English, and Social Studies...

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