chiropractor


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chi·ro·prac·tic

 (kī′rə-prăk′tĭk)
n.
A system of health care that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and nervous system and their effects on overall health. The method of treatment usually involves manipulation of the spinal column and other body structures.

[chiro- + Greek prāktikos, practical; see practical.]

chi′ro·prac′tic adj.
chi′ro·prac′tor n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chiropractor - a therapist who practices chiropracticchiropractor - a therapist who practices chiropractic
healer, therapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
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Translations

chiropractor

[ˈkaɪrəʊˌpræktəʳ] Nquiropráctico m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chiropractor

[ˈkaɪərəpræktər] nchiropracteur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chiropractor

nChiropraktiker(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

chiropractor

[ˈkaɪrəˌpræktəʳ] nchiropratico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

chiropractor

n quiropráctico -ca mf
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Physiotherapists focus on muscles, joints and soft tissue and Chiropractor on bones.
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neck and back pain sufferers are most likely to seek care from a medical doctor, but those who see a chiropractor or a physical therapist rate their care experiences better across four measures.
A CHIROPRACTOR has been found guilty of "unacceptable professional conduct" by a regulator following a catalogue of failings.
Through job-search website Indeed, she met Anthony Manes, a Pittsburgh area chiropractor who was looking to sell Hershey Family Chiropractic, which is 15 minutes from Epstein's Harrisburg-area home.
The initial sample size estimate of six chiropractor participants and six patient participants was predetermined with the anticipation of reaching saturation.
A chiropractor requires eight years of study, a license, and a certification.