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History of Chiropractic Care

August 1, 2019
History of Chiropractic Care

The history of chiropracticcare can be traced way back to the early ancient times. In fact there are some writings during 2700 B.C, which can be found both in Egypt, Greece and China. It has mentioned in the writings that maneuvering or manipulation of the spine as well as lower extremities can relieve extreme back pain. In addition, even Hippocrates, the well-known Greek philosopher and physician had included in his writing that stated “Get knowledge of spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases”.

It was during the late 18th century when an American Daniel David Palmer introduced Chiropractic to the people and during the century Palmer has also established the Palmer School of Chiropractic, an school that basically dedicated to provide an education and training for those individual who wants to pursue chiropractor career. It is also one of the most prominent schools for chiropractors in the United States

It was during the 20th century that chiropractic medicine has gained recognition from the United States. The support and recognition for this type of profession has grown dramatically not only in the U.S. but as well as in the whole world. From then on there are several studies and researches that show chiropractic medicine is not only effective way on treating back pain but for its cost effectiveness. Compare to other kinds of healthcare treatments, chiropractic medicine doesn’t require surgical procedure or the use of drug or medication for the reason that they are only the manual manipulation to treat a certain condition.

The chiropractic practitioner has also become the pioneer or a non-invasive treatment fir various ailments. In fact it is also very surprising to know that more and more studies had been conducted and not of them has a negative as the effectiveness of chiropractic on preventing disease in the future.

Education of Doctors of Chiropractic

The license for the doctors of chiropractic isn’t the same as the license for medical doctor practitioner, wherein they have to spend 14 years or more in order to get their doctor license. As for chiropractors they only need to complete the five years from an licensed chiropractor. In able to enter the college of chiropractic the candidate should be able to obtain at least three years or four-year degree with subjects related to science. After their training and education from a reliable chiropractic college, they also need to pass the licensure examination in order to practice.

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