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Chiropractic is a natural health professional who does not use drugs or surgical operations. Chiropractors are primary contact health professionals, ie they are required to make a diagnosis and then treat or possibly refer to another specialist.
Several differences: First, the purpose of a chiropractic adjustment is not only to mobilize the joint by manipulation, but also to act on the nervous system to stimulate it. In addition, chiropractic adjustments are very specific and precise; and finally chiropractors have a six-year full-time to obtain the title of Doctor of Chiropractic, while in France the title of osteopath is often obtained by following courses in a short period such as weekend internship. Thus there are 800 to 1,000 "real" osteopathic graduates in France while over 14 000 people called osteopaths ...
Chiropractors are not allopathic doctors. However in countries where chiropractic is recognized (United States, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, New Zealand, England, Denmark, Sweden, Australia, etc.), chiropractors have a status of Doctor of Chiropractic as well as the medical doctors.