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Chiropractor

  1. 1. Chiropractor Diana Trujillo Juan velasco Jennifer Avila
  2. 2. What is a chiropractor? • Chiropractic is a complementary and alternative medicine health care profession and an approach to healing concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.
  3. 3. Requirements Becoming a chiropractor typically requires 7 to 8 years of post–high school study: 3 to 4 years of undergraduate education, followed by a 4-year Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree program. Chiropractors also must be licensed by their state.
  4. 4. How long does it take to be a Chiropractor? • Chiropractic school lasts for about four years. However, if a person counts the time it takes to study for a undergraduate or graduate degree before enrolling in a chiropractic school, then study time will take anywhere from six to eight years.
  5. 5. Salary • Average Salary: $30,000-$100,000. The median annual wage of chiropractors was $67,200 in May 2010.
  6. 6. video • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2LjwA4e11A
  7. 7. When was it founded? Chiropractic was founded in 1895 by magnetic healer, D.D. Palmer, in Davenport, Iowa. Chiropractic theory on spinal joint dysfunction and its putative role in non-musculoskeletal disease has been a source of controversy since its inception in 1895.
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  9. 9. Treatment Techniques • There are many techniques if you go to a chiropractor. Spinal manipulation, which chiropractors call "spinal adjustment" or "chiropractic adjustment", is the most common treatment used in chiropractic care.
  10. 10. Work Environment • Most chiropractors work in a solo or group chiropractic practice. A large number are self-employed. Most chiropractors establish a private practice and some provide home treatments. Others form group partnerships in clinics or chiropractic hospitals.
  11. 11. General Facts • Chiropractors manipulate their patients’ spinal columns for treatment. They may prescribe specific diets or exercises, but not drugs. Chiropractors cannot perform surgery.
  12. 12. Best chiropractic colleges in the United States • University of Western States Chiropractic College • Texas Chiropractic College • National University of Health Sciences • Life University
  13. 13. Podcast • http://spinalcolumnradio.com/tag/chiropractic- podcast/
  14. 14. Biography • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiropractic • http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/chiropractors.h tm • http://library.thinkquest.org/15569/car1bxt1.html

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