Chiropractic Medicine & Acupuncture

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Unformatted text preview: Chiropractic Medicine & Acupuncture Table Of Contents Definition History Today! Techniques Who Needs It? Insurance Is It Safe? Facts & Figures Chiropractic Medicine Who Is A Chiropractor? A Chiropractor is involved with. . treatment and prevention of disease; the promotion of public health; and a wellness approach to patient healthcare. What Is Chiropractic Medicine? A complementary and alternative health care profession: Diagnoses and treats mechanical disorders of the spine and musculoskeletal system Has the intention of affecting the nervous system Improves health by correcting alignment It is a non-invasive care promoting science-based approaches. History Greek Philosopher - Hippocrates: Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases Daniel David Palmer: discovered spinal adjustment 1895 Founded Chiropractic Profession 1897 Palmer School of Chiropractic 1983 - Hospital privileges were first granted. th Chiropractic Today 15 Chiropractic Programs & 2 Chiropractic Institutions in the US accredited by Council of Chiropractic Education Must complete 4 to 5 years in an accredited college Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Licensure Exam- 4 part test by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners State examinations may supplement the National Board test What Is Spinal Adjustment? Applying force to the spinal vertebrae Doctor uses hands or mechanical device Hear a popping or click similar to knuckle crack Tissue stretching causes air to release (=pop) Who needs Chiropractic Care?...
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