Chiropractic is a health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and the effects of these disorders in the nervous system and general health.
Particular importance is attached to manual processing techniques, including the vortex manipulation.
the etymology of the word chiropractic, cheir Greeks and practice and derivative terms means “practice manual processing.”
It is a comprehensive discipline that supports physically a holistic view of the individual, mental and social.
Origin and professional organization
The profession has been the wave of f the United States in 1895 and is now in more than seventy countries around the world.The national associations of chiropractors in these countries are members of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC), based Toronto, Canada, has official relations with the World health organization. There are approximately 65,000 doctors of chiropractic in the America, Canada and abroad 6,000 90,000. In Switzerland, 260 chiropractors in practice today, most large and medium cities. At European level, the chiropractic profession is recognized in all European countries, but not in the same way. In most cases, it is the recognition of an independent work in the health system. The various national professional organizations have joined the European Union in chiropractic (ECU). The ECU supports research and has organized an annual conference, held each year in a different member countries of the association.
In the system of chiropractic care has an important task to help patients in a natural way, with conservative therapies and non-invasive. The chiropractic profession emphasizes the natural ability “of the body itself (principle of” equilibrium) and thus heal the activity of this profession are not provided medical attention on the use of drugs or surgery. Patients need such interventions. chiropractors methods and preservatives, such as manual therapy, physiotherapy methods, exercise programs, nutritional counseling, corrective orthopedic instruments and various forms of patient education on the issue of lifestyle and ergonomics together. a major role is occupied by joint manipulation. the backbone, the basin, the basin and the peripheral joints play a central role in the diagnosis and therapy. the exercise of the profession in the polyspecialist structures is now widespread, chiropractors, doctors, rehabilitation therapists and other professionals to work together on health at work, including national sports medical teams and the various rehabilitation centers looks.
The practice of chiropractic is now recognized and regulated by law in many countries in all regions of the world. Professional qualification is recognized by law the doctor of chiropractic. Chiropractic and chiropractors are also recognized medical term. Common to all laws on professional qualifications in relation to the first carrier to provide (ie, the patient’s right to access directly to the chiropractor) and has the right and the duty Chiropractors diagnose .The latter includes the right to be imaging tools agents use radiologically (CT, MRI, etc.) and laboratory tests for diagnostic purposes. Chiropractic basically works like doctors and dentists, autonomous and independent, under its own responsibility and without prescription. More and more “often, patients are referred to the chiropractor
Your doctor or specialist doctor in the field of interdisciplinary work. In Switzerland, the benefits of chiropractic benefits are recognized as the mandatory medical staff, who, like the Law on Health Insurance has been partially reformulated since 1964th Since then, the basic operation of chiropractors are covered by the insurance of insurance. The formation and activity of chiropractors, and the cost of chiropractic services are defined by the following federal laws: the Law on Medical Professions (MedBG) Insurance (KVG), accident insurance (LAA), the military insurance and protection against radiation. Since 2007, chiropractors have been included in the law governing the medical professions five medical professions such as chiropractic, doctor, dentist, veterinarian and pharmacist.
The chiropractic profession requires intelligence, but also manually.
Autonomy, self-control, organizational skills, patience, empathy, good health and, above all, the desire to help others are also important requirements for this versatile and interesting profession.
Training is first recorded in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich in autumn 2008 at the time, but “can also have a degree from abroad by the Federal Office of recognized universities. It is product in the US, Canada, France, Denmark and the UK professional academic recognition by the Council on chiropractic Education.Curriculum: largely inspired throughout the program contained medical programs for chiropractors is, questions and pharmacology surgery are largely replaced by the chiropractic university. program at the University of Zurich, which has a duration of 12 semesters and internships in the hospital, basic medical education (Bachelor of Medicine) lead, then the Master chiropractic (MChiro) and finally the doctor of chiropractic (Dr. chiropractic). US and Canadian chiropractic colleges, but also offer postgraduate specializations in the field of radiology, orthopedics, neurology, physiotherapy, chiropractic sports and pediatric chiropractic and rehabilitation.
Chiropractic has been in recent years in the world and therefore also in Switzerland, a great development. More and more patients were found to turn the security of effective treatment and the favorable relationship between costs and benefits. In scientific studies chiropractor.Numerous
Health services in many countries have recognized the potential savings chiropractic and chiropractic have national integrated health so.
a visit to the chiropractor first includes a diagnostic method consists of two parts :. general diagnosis: is performed to determine if the object is in the direction of (GP, specialist, etc.) chiropractic or should be sent to another consulting physician to be. Diagnostic methods are similar to those used in medical practice: history, physical, neurological and orthopedic examination exams, lab tests, X-ray examination, MRI or other imaging forms required. B. Biomechanical Analysis and specific chiropractic: is performed to assess the presence of restrictions or conditions in joints, muscles and other soft tissues and associated neurological effects. ca these techniques and motion palpation of the spine, measuring joint mobility, posture and gait analysis, testing muscle imbalances, etc. were used.