Chiropractor also study the posture of the patient and spine with the use of the special procedure. Chiropractors manually adjust the spinal column for patients whose health problems can be traced to the musculoskeletal system.
Other alternative medicines such as treatments using light, water, ultrasound, massage electric are prescribed to the patients. The chiropractors also use heat and acupuncture. Supports such as straps, tapes, and braces are also used that can be adjusted manually. Chiropractor also provide counseling to the patients thus making them aware about health concepts such as exercise, nutrition, stress management and changes in lifestyle. These treatments do not perform surgeries or prescribe drugs.
Apart from the above prescriptions some chiropractor also specialize in sports neurology, injuries, pediatrics, orthopedics, nutrition, diagnostic imaging or internal disorders.
The chiropractor work as single or as a group of practitioners who are also responsible for the administration responsibilities of practicing this medicine. In bigger organizations, chiropractors allot these responsibilities to office managers and assistants. Chiropractors who work privately have the responsibility to develop a strong base of patients, keeping records and hiring employees.
The offices of Chiropractors are clean comfortable. Like other health practicians, chiropractors have to stand for a longer period. The Chiropractor who take x rays must take needed safety measures to avoid the ill effects of the radiations.
The Chiropractors are awarded with a license after a successful completion of 4-year chiropractic college course. Undergraduates with minimum 2 to 4 years of education and candidates with excellent academic records and a will to serve the people can be eligible for this course.