(NOC 3122)

Career Description

Chiropractors diagnose and treat disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system with manipulation and other techniques, and provide holistic health care.

Duties May Include

Chiropractors perform some or all of the following duties:

Take patient's case history, conduct examination, observe patient and perform Xrays and other tests to diagnose patient's condition;

Diagnose neuromuscular-skeletal disorders of the spinal column, pelvis, extremities and associated tissues;

Treat health disorders in a natural manner through adjustments or articular manipulations and complementary treatments such as electrotherapy, nutrition, light and massage with special attention given to the spine;

Advise patients on corrective exercises, posture, lifestyle and nutrition;

Refer patients for medical care when appropriate.

Examples of Titles


Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Chiropractic (Pre-Professional) Bachelor; University Transfer
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Modified on April 06, 2022