A chiropractor treats patient's spine, bones, and related muscles.
• Review patients' health and medical histories.
• Exam patients' spine and posture.
• Check x-rays.
• Provide therapy.
• Give health advise.
Where and When:
They work in their offices. They usually work day-time. They may also work in the evenings to meet their patients' needs.
What or Who They Work With:
• Adjustment tables
• Cervical collars
Education and Training:
• A Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)degree (4 years)
• Pass a special exam
- Physical Therapists
- Ph7ysicians and Surgeons
Related School Subjects:
THE BERENSTAIN BEARS VISIT THE DOCTOR by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain
INSIDE YOUR OUTSIDE: ALL ABOUT THE HUMAN BODY by Tish Rave
SUSAN LAUGHS by Jeanne Wills
MY BROTHER CHARLIE by Holly Robinson-Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete
HOW DO DINOSAURS GET WELL SOON? by Jane Yolen
THE SKELETON INSIDE YOU by Philip Balestrino and True Kelley
THE APOTHECARY by Cristine Petersen
YOU WOULDN'T WANT TO BE SICK IN THE 16TH CENTURY! by Kathryn Senior
GIFTED HANDS, KIDS EDITION: THE BEN CARSON STORY by Gregg Lewis and Deborah Shaw Lewis