The study to become a chiropractor recognized by the GERMAN
CHIROPRACTOR'S ASSOCIATION (G.C.A.) is at present possible
in England, Canada and the USA.
The study at a recognized Chiropractic College takes 5 years
approx. 4800 lecture hours. The education starts with fundamental
comparable to that of medicine.
More than 1/3 of the chiropractic education though is
dedicated to special
chiropractic diagnostics and treatment. All chiropractic manipulatory
the students practice on each other, so each Chiropractor knows exactly
how the treatment feels.
Attached to all colleges is a day clinic where the students
independent work under exact guidance of experienced Chiropractors
This extensive education guarantees that a graduate, who
title " DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC "
is capable of proprer patient management and treatment. He also knows
limitations, though, so that in cases necessary he can competently
special investigations or transfer to a specialist.
In Germany the does not exist the profession of "Chiropractor". Person working chiropractically in Germany have to work under the licence of "Heilpraktiker" (Naturopath).