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Chiropractor Jobs West Warwick RI

Local resource for chiropractor jobs in West Warwick. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to chiropractic clinics, chiropractor degree programs, chiropractic education, chiropractor offices, and chiropractic associates, as well as advice and content on careers in physical therapy.

KLR Executive Search Group, LLC
(401) 274-2001
951 N Main St
Providence, RI
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time

Occupations Unlimited
(401) 732-9377
560 Jefferson Rd
Warwick, RI

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Monroe Staffing Services
(401) 946-0946
400 Reservoir Ave
Providence, RI
Main Industries / Positions
Light Industrial, Engineering, Information Technology

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Jobpro Staffing
(401) 738-2302
2364 Post Rd
Warwick, RI

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Hire Knowledge
(401) 885-6394
50 Tipping Rock Dr
East Greenwich, RI

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Silverman McGovern Staffing
(401) 632-0580
284 W Exchange St
Providence, RI
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Hire Knowledge - MASTER
(401) 352-4276
2348 Post Road
Warwick, RI

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Careers Unlimited
(401) 736-8880
765 Main Avenue
Warwick, RI

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prosearch
(401) 885-9595
3960 Post Rd
Warwick, RI

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TradeSource, Inc.
(401) 384-6148
205 Hallene Rd Unit 211
Warwick, RI
Main Industries / Positions
industrial, professional management
Type of Service
temporary, part time

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Chiropractor

How to become a Chiropractor

Chiropractors in the United States must graduate from an accredited chiropractic program, completing a total of at least 4,200 hours of clinical and classroom hours. In order to be accepted to a chiropractic program in the United States, applicants must have 90 semester units toward a bachelor's degree, and many in the field predict that a bachelor's degree will soon become the new minimum standard for applicants. Chiropractic students study anatomy, biochemistry, public health, physiology, microbiology, and many other related subjects. Upon graduating, a student is awarded the title of Doctor of Chiropractic, or DC.

Licensing is regulated by state, and chiropractors may only practice in the particular state or states in which they are licensed, unless that state has an agreement with the state where the chiropractor is licensed. Some state licensing boards require a bachelor's degree in addition to a chiropractic degree and most require a minimum number of hours of continuing education before licenses can be renewed. Continuing education classes and seminars are offered by many different chiropractic programs and associations.

What does a Chiropractor do?

Chiropractors are responsible for diagnosing and treating problems in the musculoskeletal system, especially as they are related to the spine. Chiropractors, or doctors of chiropractic, believe that problems in the musculoskeletal system can affect other aspects of a patient's health, especially as regards the nervous system. Chiropractic medicine works on the premise that vertebral subluxations, or vertebrae that are out of alignment, negatively affect the nervous system as well as a person's resistance to disease.

Before diagnosing or treating a patient, chiropractors take a detailed medical history and perform an examination. X-rays may be ordered, and posture analyzed. When the chiropractor has finished diagnosing the patient, he or she begins treatment. Chiropractic treatment traditionally consists of manual manipulation of the spine, although other tools can be used. Working with the idea that the body has the power to heal itself, chiropractors use a variety of alternative medicine techniques to help the body attain its natural equilibrium. Many chiropractors specialize in one area such as sports injuries, pediatrics, nutrition, or neurology.

In addition to their medical job duties, chiropractors are often responsible for running an office, with all the tasks that go along with that. Keeping patient records, hiring and overseeing employees, scheduling appointments and returning phone calls, and developing a client base are all responsibilities that a chiropractor may have.

There is now a group of chiropractors, involved in what is called the Reform school of chiropractic, who do not accept the premise of vertebral subluxations, and only use chiropractic for the treatment of muscular and skeletal problems.

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