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What kinds of jobs do chiropractors have?

Consumers increasingly demand alternative healthcare. Chiropractic care appeals to many because chiropractors use alternative, noninvasive methods. Sherman trains people to be independent entrepreneurs as doctors of chiropractic.

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Many chiropractors start out as associates in established practices, while others open their own solo practice. Some chiropractors work with athletic teams, either part-time or full time. Some work from a stationary office, others travel.


Jenn EamesChiropractic: the Best Fit for Lacrosse Official Jennifer Eames, D.C., ’02

One reason Jenn Eames, '02, Marion, MA, chose chiropractic over sports medicine, dentistry and athletic training was that chiropractic does not involve body fluids. As a teen and in college, Eames played many sports: soccer, basketball, team handball, and lacrosse. She first noticed the difference between chiropractic offices and medical offices ...


Chiropractors who specialize in pediatric care will be in demand as chiropractic spinal treatment is very gentle, and children enjoy subsequent visits. The rapidly expanding older population, with its increased likelihood of mechanical and structural problems, also will increase demand for chiropractors.



Roeben-Rutecki-WangIf Two Heads Are Better Than One, Three Might Be Best

Gary Roeben, D.C., '01, Brian Rutecki, D.C., '01 and
Sam Wang, D.C., '01, Chicago, IL.
There's an old saying that two heads are better than one. These three 2001 Sherman College graduates decided that if two were better, then...


Job prospects for new chiropractors are expected to be good, especially for those who enter a multi-disciplined practice, consisting of, for example, a chiropractor, physical therapist, and medical doctor. The patient can be referred to an in-house specialist if needed.

These Graduates found their Niches in Chiropractic

Chiropractor David MruzWorking Close to Home, but Serving the Performers of the World

David Mruz, D.C. ’80, Taylors, SC, cruised into the cycling world purely by chance.. receiving a call from the Coors Light Cycling Team...

Dr Karla ChristyAnimal Adjusting: Karla Christy Finds Her Niche

Karla Christy, D.C. '98, Salisbury, NC, just really likes animals. She became a chiropractor because she wanted to work with animals, and she has successfully paired her passion for horses...


Linda Tarpley familyBlending Home and Office: The Best of Both Worlds

Linda Tarpley, D.C., '04, Holly Springs, SC, grew up just 20 miles outside New York City, but she credits her decision to establish a home practice far from busy city life with allowing her more time to spend with her family...


Shane Walker Leading at a National Level

Shane Walker, D.C., '00, Naples, FL, currently president of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations (IFCO), first became acquainted with the organization when he was considering chiropractic as a career.

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