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D'Youville offers the first chiropractic program in a liberal arts college setting and truly integrated with traditional healthcare fields.
The department of chiropractic of D’Youville College, through quality academics, research, scholarship and service, prepares future and existing doctors of chiropractic as primary health care practitioners, and spinal specialists, and for a significant role among the health professions.
D'Youville offers 2 different pathways to earn the Doctor of Chiropractic degree:
The Department of Chiropractic at D'Youville, through quality academics, research, scholarship, and service, prepares future and existing Doctor of Chiropractic as primary healthcare practitioners and for a significant role among the health professions.
D'Youville Department of Chiropractic faculty, students and alumni are actively engaged with the chiropractic profession and the wider world, influencing both through education, research, and service. As a result, members of the chiropractic profession are respected partners with all other healthcare professions in the delivery of direct services to patients, the implementation and development of patient-centered best practice protocols, and the use of integrative clinical management strategies that improve health outcomes.
The Department of Chiropractic at D'Youville will be a recognized center of excellence in chiropractic education, practice, and research, and the first choice for chiropractic students both nationally and internationally. The Department of Chiropractic adheres to the core values and principles of D'Youville. In addition, we bring forward the following as having particular importance to the Department:
The Department of Chiropractic at D'Youville, as part of the School of Health Professions in an academic-focused institution, is built around the best interests and broader success of each individual student and offers the most comprehensive and integrated approach to chiropractic education.
The imperatives around which our goals, strategies and objectives are developed include:
Chiropractic is a healthcare profession focusing on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
Doctor of Chiropractic are referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians.
Chiropractic care primarily treats neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including:
Chiropractic care involves a complete patient history, examination, diagnosis, and treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are trained to provide therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling.
The primary treatment modality utilized by Doctors of Chiropractic is the adjustment and manipulation of the spine and articulations of the body. They are also skilled in soft tissue treatment therapies.
Chiropractic developed as a defined profession in the late 1800's in the United States. It has since spread throughout the world and is recognized and regulated by law in approximately 40 countries.
The profession has evolved to be a cost-effective, efficient healthcare profession that deals primarily with neuromusculoskeletal issues. There is evidence that shows that chiropractic is extremely effective for managing low back and neck pain through conservative non-surgical methods.
Numerous articles have been published in international, peer-reviewed journals, demonstrating the efficacy and cost effectiveness of chiropractic care for a variety of conditions.
The Chiropractic Hospital-based Interventions Research Outcomes (CHIRO) Study: a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of clinical practice guidelines in the medical and chiropractic management of patients with acute mechanical low back pain.
Cost effectiveness of physiotherapy, manual therapy, and general practitioner care for neck pain: economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial Commentary: Bootstrapping simplifies appreciation of statistical inferences
Cost of Care for Common Back Pain Conditions Initiated with Chiropractic Doctor VS Medical Doctor, Doctor of Osteopathy as First Physician: Experience of One Tennessee-Based General Health Insurer (PDF)
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