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Treats patients primarily by manipulating parts of the body, particularly the spinal column.

Median Annual Salary:

$92,305

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Job Description

Treats patients with health problems of the neuromusculoskeletal system, which includes nerves, bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Uses spinal adjustments and manipulation, as well as other clinical interventions, to manage patients’ health concerns, such as back and neck pain.

Patient Contact

High

Education

Doctorate – 5+ Years