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THE FACTS: D.C. Compared to M.D.
What Kind Of Education Does Your Doctor Have?
This is an excellent question, with the answer being the most surprising to new Chiropractic patients. Below we have summarized the basic educational requirements.
YOU BE THE JUDGE
Who is better qualified to treat diagnose and treat your health concerns?
GRAND TOTAL CLASS HOURS
The education a Chiropractor must go through is extensive. Your Chiropractors limited knowledge about pharmaceuticals and surgery is by choice.
Remember, a Chiropractors service is all natural and holistic! Therefore, these modalities do not belong into his/her realm of specialty practice.
However, be assured that Chiropractors do study and understand the various types of drugs, surgeries and their extensive number of side effects. This allows your Chiropractor to determine if a medication you are currently taking could be aggravating a current ailment or if an alternative to surgery exist. Modern medicine and surgery does have it's place - but be aware that it is often not meant to be a cure, but simply a relief from symptoms like pain.