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chiropractor

 [ki´ro-prak″ter]
a practitioner in chiropractic.

chi·ro·prac·tor

(kī'rō-prak'tŏr),
One who is licensed and certified to practice chiropractic.

chiropractor

[-prak′tər]
a practitioner of chiropractic.

chiropractor

A health professional who is formally trained in chiropractic; they do not perform surgery or prescribe drugs.

chiropractor

A health professional trained in chiropractic; chiropractors do not perform surgery or prescribe drugs; of 50,000 licensed chiropractors in the US, many practice 'straight' chiropractic, ie lumbar manipulation, believed–a belief shared by some mainstream physicians–to benefit Pts with low back pain. See Chiropractic, Chiropractic therapy.

chi·ro·prac·tor

(kī'rō-prak'tŏr)
One who is licensed to practice the art and science of chiropractic.

chiropractor

a practitioner in chiropractic.

Patient discussion about chiropractor

Q. Can a Chiropractor tell if your organs are shutting down?

A. She told me that because my spine is out of line so much, that it's causing my organs to shut down. I have been having bladder problems. I really think she is just trying to scare me.

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And the only people who are benefiting are the runner and the chiropractor.
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He was not a chiropractor and had no qualifications whatsoever.
Accordingly, the appellate court concluded that the term "physician" as used in the rule included a chiropractor and that a chiropractor was entitled to a reasonable fee for time spent testifying at any deposition.