How well educated is your chiropractor?

Doctors of Chiropractor have six or more years of college. Look at these basic educational requirements for graduates of both chiropractic colleges and medical schools. Each has its own specialties, but the hours of classroom instruction are about the same.

Chiropractic Medical
Anatomy /Embryology 456 215
Physiology 243 174
Pathology 296 507
Chemistry 161 100
Microbiology 145 145
Diagnosis 408 113
Neurology 149 171
X-Ray 271 13
Psychology/Psychiatry 56 323
Obstetrics/Gynecology 66 284
Orthopedics 168 2
Total Hours 2419 2047

The early, formative years of chiropractic education, like those of medicine, may have left much to be desired. But this is true of nearly every science in its infancy. Doctors of chiropractic must satisfy a demanding academic course that leads to a first professional degree requiring a minimum of sic academic years of study two years preparatory and four years professional.

Chiropractic must meet stringent educational requirements, including approximately 600 hours of externship, which qualify them for licensure in all states and Canadian provinces.

Chiropractors are required to pass stringent national board examinations as a prerequisite for licensure. And, the doctor of chiropractic must stay abreast of the latest health care techniques by attending seminars and other special study programs to maintain licensure.

If you are in need of relief from any of a wide range of ailments, pain or suffering, don't overlook the doctor of chiropractic. He or she has worked and studied many long hours to gain the necessary knowledge to help you feel well again. Give your chiropractor, and yourself, the chance you both deserve!

If you know other who may be uniformed about a chiropractors education, why not share this information with them.

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