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Chiropractors

Diagnose, treat and prevent patients’ neuromuscular-skeletal disorders.

Your analytical mind and attention to detail, coupled with your physical strength and good people skills, will make you highly qualified.

 
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Description

Chiropractors diagnose, treat and prevent patients' neuromuscular-skeletal disorders of the spine, nervous system, pelvis and other body joints by adjusting the spinal column or through other corrective manipulation. Chiropractors are usually in private practice or in clinics with other health practitioners.

Profile(s)

  • Investigative
  • Realistic
  • Social

Each profession is associated with a combination of three initial letters corresponding to one of the six RIASEC profiles. Profile combinations are determined based on skills, fields of interest and certain personality traits.

Main tasks

  • Take patients' case history, conduct examinations, observe patients, and perform X-rays and other tests to diagnose patient's condition
  • Diagnose neuromuscular-skeletal disorders of the spinal column, pelvis, extremities and associated tissues
  • Treat health disorders in a natural manner through adjustments or articular manipulations and complementary treatments such as electrotherapy, acupuncture, heat therapy and massage with special attention given to the spine
  • Advise patients on alternate treatment modalities such as corrective exercises, posture, lifestyle and nutrition that have positive effects on the spine, joints, muscles and nervous system.
  • Refer patients for medical care when appropriate.

      Training

      UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

      Chiropratique

      To register for Chiropratique:

      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

      More information

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      This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

      • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
      • Capitale-Nationale
      • Outaouais
      • Chaudière-Appalaches
      • Laval
      • Laurentides
      • Montérégie
      • Grande région de Montréal

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