The chiropractic assistant (CA) is an individual who provides assistance to the physician or patients during the course of chiropractic care. The chiropractic assistant may be trained on the job or may have participated in a formal training program and acquired certification as a chiropractic assistant. The training and certification requirements vary between the states. The role of the chiropractic assistant is defined and set forth by governing state regulations and by the policies of the facility they work in.
For more information about the role and responsibilities of a chiropractic assistant, please refer to the website of the American Chiropractic Association at http://www.acatoday.org.
To locate and learn about chiropractic assistants 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.
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Wide Web in numerous languages covering many topics related to the spine, including information about spine disorders, spine heath, advances in technology and available spinecare
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