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Resources

Choosing to become a chiropractor is a decision that can lead to a rewarding career path. There are many inspiring stories about chiropractic practice which doctors, patients and doctoral staff have shared, and here is where you can learn about the benefits of becoming a chiropractor.

 

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News Articles

Health Leaders Support Chiropractic Treatment at D.C. Industry Briefing
Fibromyalgia News Today

Chiropractic is a safer first-line option for pain management than prescription opioid painkillers for fibromyalgia patients and others with chronic pain, numerous speakers insisted at the recent healthcare industry briefing hosted by the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP).

Do acupuncture, massage and chiropractic work for neck or back pain?
Consumer Reports

If you have persistent neck or back pain, you might be considering acupuncture, massage or chiropractic — therapies often touted to relieve such chronic discomfort. Do they work? Are they safe? Consumer Reports spoke to experts and reviewed the research to find out.

Ex-Giants punter credits chiropractic for long NFL career
My Central New Jersey

For 10 years in the NFL, former Giants punter Steve Weatherford never missed a game due to injury. He thanks chiropractic and taking good care of himself for that, according to a news release from the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors.

 

10 professions with the best job security
MarketWatch

With a low unemployment rate and an median annual pay of $66,000, chiropractors were ranked at the top of a list of 10 professions with the best job security. Employment is projected to grow nearly 15% by 2022.

Most Employable Degrees 2015
MSN Money

Chiropractic medicine, which treats disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, has become one of the most mainstream alternative healthcare disciplines not requiring an MD to practice.

The 10 Most and Least Stressful Jobs in America
CBS Money Watch

Chiropractors made the top ten list of America's least stressful jobs with an average income of over $68,000.

 

Citations

Key Facts About the Chiropractic Profession
American Chiropractic Association

Wellness, Nutrition and the Whole Person
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

 

Chiropractic Physician Scope and Practice
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

 

Fast Facts

Opiod prescriptions have skyrocketed from 112 million in 1992 to 249 million in 2015. Chiropractic care is a key component of the solution. - Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

88 percent of recent chiropractic patients agree the quality of care they received was a good value for the money

71 percent of U.S. adults who sought professional care for neck or back pain have been to a Doctor of Chiropractic

2016 Gallup Poll

"Employment of chiropractors is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. People across all age groups are increasingly becoming interested in alternative or complementary healthcare. Chiropractic care is appealing to patients because chiropractors use nonsurgical methods of treatment and do not prescribe drugs." - Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

"Chiropractic is the nation's third largest primary health care profession, surpassed in numbers only by practitioners of medicine and dentistry." - National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Practice Analysis of Chiropractic, 2010

"A visit to a chiropractor, acupuncturist, or other nontraditional healer has become increasingly commonplace; more than a third of Americans use some form of complementary or alternative medicine, according to the National Institutes of Health." - Money Magazine

"Chiropractic treatment of the back, neck, limbs, and involved joints has become more accepted as a result of research and changing attitudes about additional approaches to healthcare. As a result, chiropractors are increasingly working with other healthcare workers, such as physicians and physical therapists, through referrals and complementary care." - Bureau of Labor Statistics

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