Chiropractor Job Description

Chiropractors Use A Variety Of Physical Techniques And Therapies In The Treatment And Rehabilitation Of Patients Who Are Suffering From Disorders And/or Injuries Of The Back Or Musculoskeletal System.

Chiropractors Help Clients To Recover From Disorders Of The Back Or Musculoskeletal System Through The Use Of Manipulation/supportive Techniques, Specialist Equipment And Physical Exercise. They Correct Spinal Problems/injuries By Applying Manual Force And/or Making Adjustments With Their Hands Or Specialist Equipment. Chiropractors Often Also Take Patients' General Health, Lifestyle And Well Being Into Consideration To Provide More Holistic Treatments.

Chiropractor Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • diagnosing and treating disorders/ailments;
  • making physical examinations;
  • taking patients pulse, heart rate, blood pressure etc;
  • undertaking patient consultations at home and within practices/clinics;
  • providing education and advice about lifestyle, exercise and movement;
  • liaising with and making referrals to doctors/health care practitioners;
  • keeping accurate confidential patient records;
  • attending conferences;
  • gaining information from patients about previous medical history;
  • organising for patients to have X-rays;
  • assessing and planning treatment requirements;
  • keeping up to date with developments in the profession.

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