When the Chiropractic Initative Act of California was passed in 1922, the educational requirements were modesta high school diploma and a mere 60 chiropractic college credits.
Today thats changed!
These days, a chiropractors education is quite similar to what medical practitioners receive. Some chiropractic colleges require a Bachelors degree before enrollment and generally requires a minimum of six years of college study:
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Obviously, medical doctors receive additional training in pharmacology and surgery, whereas chiropractors focus more on physiology, pathology and spinal adjusting techniques.
After passing board examinations, todays chiropractor, like other types of doctors, attend continuing education courses for relicensure and to remain current on the most current research.