If you believe that a holistic approach to health problems results in a faster and more efficient healing time, then a career as a chiropractor may be for you. Chiropractors diagnose and treat patients whose health problems are linked with the body's muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems, especially the spine. Chiropractors treat their patients without the use of drugs or surgery.
Lake Michigan College's Pre-Chiropractic program provides you with the first two years of core science classes. By completing your Associate in Science degree through LMC, you will be eligible to continue your education at a chiropractic college.
The chiropractic field is an increasingly attractive profession. As holistic approaches to healthcare become more popular in our society, more people are seeking treatment for various spine-related ailments from chiropractors. The chiropractic approach to healthcare stresses the patient's overall health and well being without the use of drugs or surgery. Some chiropractors specialize in sports injuries, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, nutrition or internal disorders.
Most chiropractors are self-employed in private practice. In smaller offices, the doctor handles much of the administrative work. In larger practices, those duties are often delegated to an office manager. read more
You can prepare for a chiropractic career by completing a two-year Pre-Chiropractic program at Lake Michigan College and transferring credits to a chiropractic college. The Chiropractic program incorporates lecture and lab time in science-based courses. Lecture time will prepare you for upcoming exams, papers, and upcoming lab time. Labs are hands-on, collaborative experiences that require problem solving skills.. read more
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