Chiropractor

"The power that heals the body" By: Emma Cumbers 3rd hour

Chiropractor Basic Facts

  • They focus on realineing joints and vertebraes
  • Work unpredicted and long hours
  • Almost 60% are self employed
  • They use drug-free and non surgical treatments
  • Many chiropractors work in groups
  • Need 8 years of training and studying after high school
  • The national average for a chiropractors salary is $66,610
  • Have a state chiropractic license
  • Use X-rays and other medical equipment
  • They mostly work in a hands on environment

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • They can still work in the medical field without life threating emergencies
  • Most chiropractors say there work isn't stressful
  • Chiropractors don't need a high GPA


Cons

  • The paper work required by insurance companies is time consuming
  • To go to college to become a chiropractor can be really expensive
  • College can be a very length process

What do you need to do to succeed in this career?  

Take the appropriate high school course


  • Advanced math, and science
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy


Go to college and get a degree in pre-chiropractics.

You need to have the ability to work and collaborate with people on a daily basis.

3 colleges to attend to become a Chiropractor

University of Green Bay Wisconsin

Green Bay, Wisconsin

2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, WI 54311


Brief Discription

They provide a bachelors degree in health science, pre-chiropractic by having students take different science classes such as, biology, physiology and chemistry.


Pros and Cons

Three pros are the tuition is reasonable, you don't need any extremely high GPA to attend the school, and it is local and easy to get to. Three cons for this college are the high cost for books, they don't offer a doctoral degree, and they have a large campus which can be hard to navigate.


University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wisconsin

2100 Main St, Stevens Point, WI 54481


Brief Discription

Stevens point Chiropractic programs help people to work as chiropractors. Students learn to adjust and realign the bones in human bodies. They learn to diagnose health problems, and help people over come pain in a natural way.


Pros and Cons

Stevens Point has reasonable tuition, 3rd division sports, and you can have a large range is SAT scores. Three cons of Stevens Point are they have a smaller campus, farther away from our home town, and they have a high book price.


Cleveland university

Kansas City

2121 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115


Brief Discription

They offer hands on experience to help students fully understand how the human bodies muscles and bones work.


Pros and Cons

A few pros would be the hands on learning, its a small and friendly environment also it has a low application fee. A few cons are the out of state tuition, location, and they don't offer many athletics.

Associations/Professional organization for this career

Wisconsin AHEC health careers information:

http://wihealthcareers.org/Career_occ_view.cfm?o_id=86


American Chiropractic Association

1701 Clarendon Blvd.

Arlington, VA, 22209

703/276-8800


Wisconsin Chiropractic Association

521 E. Washington Ave.

Madison, WI, 53703

608/256-7023

www.wisconsinchiropractic.com


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