Why do chiropractors call themselves doctors?

Answer Chiropractors call themselves doctors because they are doctors of chiropractic science. Even though they are not traditional medical doctors they have earned a doctor of chiropractic degree, accor... Read More »

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Are chiropractors really doctors?

On One Hand: Chiropractors Are DoctorsA chiropractor is a doctor who holds a certification in back and spine treatment. To become a chiropractic doctor, a student must obtain a bachelor's degree, f... Read More »

Are chiropractors considered doctors?

Chiropractors (called doctors of chiropractic medicine) are considered "physicians" but not medical doctors. As Dr. Gregory Harvey states, chiropractic school is very similar to medical school, onl... Read More »

Schooling of Chiropractors Compared to Doctors?

Chiropractors and physicians are both doctors. The Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) is issued to graduates of a chiropractic college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education. The Medical Do... Read More »

Does a chiropractors note count as a doctors note?

In many jurisdictions Chiropractors are considered primary care physicians for musculoskeletal injuries. Your only option is to call the university administration and ask. If they insist on an MDs ... Read More »