“Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases.” ..Hippocrates, 460-377 BC.
Chiropractors treat a variety of conditions including but not limited to:
Chiropractors educated in the 21st century can do much more than just “crack your back.” The educational requirements for admission and the training students receive at a chiropractic college is surprisingly similar to the requirements and education received in medical school.
According to a white paper published by the Cleveland Chiropractic Clinic in Kansas City, chiropractic students receive more training than their medical counterparts in the following areas: anatomy, physiology, bacteriology, diagnosis, X-ray and orthopedics.
The white paper also states that “chiropractic colleges focus on chiropractic principles, diagnosis, orthopedics, physiologic therapeutics and nutrition.”
According to a report published by Back to Chiropractic, the difference in course work between chiropractors and medical doctors lies primarily in the areas of pharmacology, immunology, general surgery, and other similar basic subjects related to their specialty.
Dr. Danielle’s philosophy is to pursue a drug free approach when prudent and possible. When that is not possible, she refers patients to medical doctors with expertise in the appropriate specialty.
If you are concerned about an ache or a pain, and aren’t sure which specialist to consult, you might want to start with a consultation with Dr. Danielle first. If she can’t treat your condition, she can make a referral to the appropriate medical professional for your condition.