Chiropractors diagnose and treat health problems related to the nervous, muscular and skeletal systems, particularly the spine, without the use of drugs or surgery.
Duties & Tasks
Chiropractors may perform the following tasks:note down patients' case history details, conduct physical examinations and interpret diagnostic imaging studies such as X-rays
adjust patients' spine or other joints to correct joint dysfunctions interfering with proper nervous system control and integration of body function
treat patients by adjusting the spinal column to manipulate joints and soft tissues
conduct specialised work such as sports chiropractic, paediatrics, diagnostic imaging or various chiropractic techniques
give advice about general health matters such as exercise and nutrition
perform pre-employment examinations and workplace assessments
provide certificates for insurance and work-related purposes.
enjoy health sciences
strong interpersonal skills
attention to detail
ability to perform fine manual tasks
able to think and work independently
strong analytical ability.