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Training Options for Chiropractic Careers

Training Options for Chiropractic Careers

  A two-to four-year minimum education at a regular college or university followed by five academic years at a college of chiropractic is required to achieve an accredited degree as Doctor of Chiropractic. It is the “adjustment” aspect of chiropractic, however, with which you, as patients, are most familiar. Many of you also ask how chiropractors learn to perform adjustments.   The time you spend receiving an adjustment may seem relatively brief, but years of training, supervision and experience go into knowing what...

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What Does A Chiropractor Do?

What Does A Chiropractor Do?

  Chiropractic Methods Chiropractors are also known as chiropractic physicians and doctors of chiropractic. They are primary care providers trained to diagnose and manage an extremely wide range of health problems. When necessary, chiropractors cooperate with or refer patients to other health providers.   The core of chiropractic’s success as a healing art is in correcting small or partial misalignments of the spine called subluxations. Subluxations disrupt the natural flow of the nerves, and causes various health complications....

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Becoming A Chiropractor

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...

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