The chiropractic neurologist is a chiropractic physician who has pursued additional training and board certification in neurology. Some achieve Fellow status. The board certified chiropractic neurologist has extensive training in the evaluation and non-operative care of neurological and related musculoskeletal conditions. The chiropractic neurologist is knowledgeable in the utilization of advanced diagnostic methods such as laboratory evaluation, computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCV/SEP).
The chiropractic neurologist must successfully complete a rigorous educational and training program which typically involves four years of undergraduate school, three to four years of chiropractic training in an accredited college or university setting, and postdoctoral training spanning three to four years. The training process typically includes an internship and residency. The chiropractic neurologist often collaborates with other spine specialists.
For more information about the role and responsibilities of a Chiropractic Neurologist, please refer to the website of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology at http://www.iacn.org.
To locate and learn about chiropractic neurologists who are members of the American Academy of Spine Physicians go to the International Directory of Spinecare Professionals. The directory also identifies those who have achieved credentialed status (Diplomate or Fellow) with the American Academy of Spine Physicians.