Who are Chiropractors?
Chiropractors are primary care physicians that specialize in the treatment of muscle, joint and nerve conditions. Chiropractors make up one of the largest primary contact health care professions in Canada, with over 7000 practicing chiropractors treating across Canada
What do Chiropractors treat?
Chiropractors treat many muscle, joint and nerve related conditions. Below are some examples Chiropractors treat:
- Muscle Strains
- Meniscal or ligamentous injuries
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Where do Chiropractors treat?
Chiropractors treat in many different setting such as:
- Private Clinics
- Multidisciplinary Health Clinics
Chiropractors usually work within a health care team usually comprised of medical physicians, massage therapists, acupuncturists, naturopaths, physiotherapists and nurses.
How does one become a Chiropractor?
To become a Chiropractor, a candidate usually requires a 3 to 4 year undergraduate degree.
After an undergraduate degree is complete, the candidate must undergo rigorous training, comparable to medical physicians. Below is an overview of Chiropractic training in comparison to related health professionals:
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