There is currently a specialized type of physician, who pays attention based on the idea that health problems originate from the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system of the body.
These are in charge of manipulating and adjusting the spines of the patients with the purpose of alleviating the ailments that they have, in occasions they use another type of techniques to achieve the objective, either with techniques of massages or acupuncture. In order to become a chiropractor you must obtain a degree in Doctor Chiropractic, these programs can take between 3 and 4 years, and are similar to medical programs.
Courses in anatomy and physiology are taken, including the spine and extremities, abdomen, pelvis, head, neck, and thorax. They also study biochemistry, cellular physiology, microbiology and pathology. As more progress is being made in this career, students will learn about the manipulation and evaluation of various parts of the body, as well as learn to use medical imaging to identify and diagnose health problems.
They are also taught various rehabilitation techniques and therapy manuals, and study other medical principles such as botanical and natural medicine. With regard to carrying out the practice of chiropractic care is another approach of the programs, since students must learn how to establish relationships with patients, and the execution of their own practice.
The final part of a chiropractic program consists of clinical training, students must perform various clinical internships in which they are allowed to carry out the practice of all previously learned, yes, under the care and supervision of professional chiropractors. The estimated time to be a chiropractor can be between 7 and 8 years, this completing the undergraduate and graduate education required to be so.