Education of a Fort Madison Chiropractor

Education of a Fort Madison Chiropractor

Education of a Chiropractor

Many people wonder how much schooling a chiropractor had to endure in order to open their own practice. Not too many years ago, people did not believe that chiropractic truly worked. Those times have passed and people now trust in chiropractors to help them heal. However, the education that they must go through is still relatively unknown. The facts are that the chiropractors in Fort Madison at Mariah's Family Chiropractic  have had immense schooling that allows them to safely solve many medical conditions in Fort Madison.

Extensive Educational Requirements

Becoming a chiropractor is no simple task. Most take four years of undergraduate schooling where they receive a bachelor's degree in a science or health. This includes classes like psychology, physics, inorganic and organic chemistry, biology, and hours of lab work for each class.

Getting accepted to a chiropractic college is a difficult process as well, but if one manages to do it further challenges lay ahead. There will be four or five additional years of schooling where there is a great deal of hands on learning that ensure students know how to perform the chiropractic techniques properly. Chiropractors can not be afford to be wrong when planning a treatment with a patient or when adjusting their spine, so the training is rigorous and specific.

The entire curriculum for chiropractors at Mariah's Family Chiropractic is at least 4,200 hours of classroom, clinic,and laboratory work. The U.S Department of Education has been approving courses for over 25 years. These professionals are required to assess a health condition, plan a specific treatment and give accurate advice, all while being able to refer patients to another health professional when necessary.

Hopefully you have just learned a lot about a chiropractor you know. If you have any other questions please contact Mariah's Family Chiropractic in Fort Madison.


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Mariah's Family Chiropractic

939 Avenue G
Fort Madison, IA 52627
Phone: (319) 246-1759
Fax: (319) 246-1760