Duties and Responsibilities:
Chiropractors treat patients by manually adjusting parts of the human body, especially the spine. Chiropractor and their patients and their patients believe that problems with bone and nerve alignment can cause illness and problems in other parts of the body, a view not widely accepted by allopathic physicians and other traditional medical practitioners.
Chiropractors manipulate their patients’ spinal columns for treatment. They may prescribe specific diets or exercises, but not drugs. Chiropractors cannot perform surgery.
Most chiropractors establish a private practice and some provide home treatments. Others form group partnerships in clinics or chiropractic hospitals.
Average salary: $30,000 – $100,000