The Spinecare Team
The chiropractic orthopedist is a chiropractic physician who has completed additional training and achieved expertise in the evaluation and care of disorders of the bones, muscles, and joints. This includes evaluation and care of the spine, extremities, and soft tissues. The chiropractic orthopedist must successfully complete a rigorous examination process by chiropractic orthopedic certifying body to achieve Board Certification as a Chiropractic Orthopedist. They are then eligible to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO).
The chiropractic orthopedist is well-trained to address acute and chronic spine and related musculoskeletal conditions. During the course of care, the Chiropractic Orthopedist may direct and/or apply various manual medicine techniques and rehabilitative procedures. The chiropractic neurologist often collaborates with other spine specialists.
For more information about the role and responsibilities of a chiropractic orthopedist, please refer to the website of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists at http://www.dcorthoacademy.com/