Doctors of chiropractic are highly qualified specialists in their field. A minimum of six years of college (two years pre-professional, plus four years professional) are required. The many conditions which chiropractors may help, bring immeasurable opportunities for service to the sick.
Below is a comparison of the basic educational curriculum of major chiropractic colleges with that of major medical schools.
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*The class hours for basic science comparisons were complied and averaged following a review of curricula of 18 chiropractic colleges and 22 medical schools, based on the 1988-89 Association of American Medical Colleges Curriculum Directory (AAMC), Vickie Ahari, Editor, and the Chiropractic College Admissions and Curriculum Directory 1988-89, K. Magarian and K. McNamee, editors.
**Pathology includes Geriatrics and Pediatrics
***Includes EENT and Dermatology
Both the chiropractic physician and the medical doctor (MD) spend a couple of thousand other classroom hours in specific subjects related to their specialties as well as many hours of clinical experience internship.
Doctors of Chiropractic are fully qualified.
Ask them about your condition as well as a career in chiropractic.