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Many people dismiss chiropractic as being something only for back pain, but chiropractic treatment can be used to treat a wide variety of physical issues, such as migraines and headaches, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and much more.

Chiropractors in Moline Have Extensive Schooling

Chiropractors in Moline Have Extensive Schooling

Chiropractors can help

Your Moline chiropractor has been through an incredible amount of training. Don’t be shy to ask them where they schooled and what it was like.

Chiropractors have all been through stringent and labor-intensive education so they bring you the best care possible. It’s hard to get into chiropractic school, and it’s even harder to graduate. Chiropractic credentials are among the toughest to attain of any of the health care professions.

Any applicant at a chiropractic college has already received up to four years of pre-medical undergraduate college education under their belt. Courses include:

  • Biology
  • Inorganic and organic chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology

All this rigorous training and education in the healing sciences is very similar to that of a general medical doctor. In fact, in anatomy, physiology, and rehabilitation, chiropractors surpass the knowledge of most general practitioners.

In the United States and Canada, 4200 hours of classroom, laboratory and clinical experience is the norm. It’s a long process, but working with things as delicate and complex as the spine and pain management is a lifelong learning experience.

Chiropractors will also typically have studied:

Advanced anatomy; biochemistry; physiology; microbiology; pathology
first aid and emergency procedures; public health; physical, clinical and laboratory diagnosis; gynecology; obstetrics; pediatrics; geriatrics; dermatology; research methods and procedures; professional practice ethics; otolaryngology; diagnostic imaging procedures; psychology; nutrition/dietetics; biomechanics; orthopedics; physiological therapeutics; first aid and emergency procedures.


For more information:

There is a wealth of information on the web regarding chiropractic care. A good place to begin research is at the most reputable source. Chiropractic care is governed internationally by the Councils on Chiropractic Education International, (CCEI). CCEI is the official accrediting agency for chiropractic schools all over the world.

The World Health Organization’s guidelines for chiropractic care is also a fantastic overview document outlining what to expect from your chiropractor.

Feel free to contact us at Avenue Chiropractic with any questions you have.

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Monday10:00am - 6:00pm
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00am - 6:00pm
ThursdayClosed
Friday10:00am - 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

4509 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265

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Avenue Chiropractic
4509 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 797-3182

OFFICE HOURS
Monday10:00am - 6:00pm
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00am - 6:00pm
ThursdayClosed
Friday10:00am - 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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