WHAT IS A CHIROPRACTOR?
A chiropractor is a registered healthcare clinician who has expertise in the area of non-pharmacological, non-surgical neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis and management.
Chiropractors have a minimum of five years university training, which includes basic sciences, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, neurology, immunology, microbiology, histology, pathology, critical thinking, differential diagnosis, radiology, radiography, biomechanics, electrophysical therapies, rehabilitation, and manual treatment.
WHAT IS A PHYSIOTHERAPIST?
Physiotherapists are experts in the structure of the human body and its movement. They work with people of all ages to treat a broad range of health conditions including sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions as well as chronic health conditions such as diabetes, obesity, osteoarthritis and stroke. Physiotherapists are involved in the assessment, diagnosis, planning and management of patient care. They can help people to manage chronic diseases, give lifestyle advice, prescribe exercises and aids to help people manage better, and give advice.