• Chiropractic Info

    Posted on January 9th, 2009

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    Chiropractic training

    Chiropractic training

    You may be asking, “What kind of training do chiropractors receive?” Chiropractic training is a four-year academic program consisting of both classroom and clinical instruction. At least three years of preparatory college work are required for admission to chiropractic schools. Students who graduate receive the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) and are eligible to […]

  • Chiropractic Info

    Posted on January 9th, 2009

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    Why see a chiropractor?

    Why see a chiropractor?

    In 1997, it was estimated that Americans made nearly 192 million visits a year to chiropractors. Over 88 million of those visits were to treat back or neck pain. In one recent survey, more than 40 percent of patients receiving chiropractic care were being treated for back or low-back problems. More than half of those […]

  • Chiropractic Info

    Posted on January 9th, 2009

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    The history of chiropractic care

    The history of chiropractic care

    Chiropractic is a form of spinal manipulation, which is one of the oldest healing practices. Spinal manipulation was described by Hippocrates in ancient Greece. In 1895, Daniel David Palmer founded the modern profession of chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Palmer was a self-taught healer and a student of healing philosophies of the day. He observed that […]