Classroon Hours Chiropractor Vs Medicine
What type of Education do chiropractors receive?
Chiropractors are very well educated. The science of chiropractic
requires doctors of chiropractic to put a special emphasis on anatomy, bio-mechanics neurology, pathology; physiology, spinal adjusting techniques, X-ray and related subjects. After intense studies of these subjects, chiropractors are prepared to detect and correct vertebral subluxations, thereby correcting spinal nerve interference.
In addition to the requirements listed, chiropractors must also complete courses in nutrition, palpation, chiropractic philosophy and practice, and spinal adjustments. Chiropractors have spent 4,485 hours in the classroom, compared to medical doctor’s 4, 248 hours, by the time they graduate from chiropractic school. Before they obtain their degree, they must also complete approximately 900 hours of work in a clinic setting.
To graduate with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree, chiropractors must pass a very intense and demanding National Board Examination. In addition, they must also pass a practical exam and interview conducted by the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners in the state where they are seeking a license.This clearly proves that chiropractors are one of the best trained doctors you will find.