Chiropractic CollegesWritten by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot
Before Chiropractic Colleges & schools accept one into their educational systems, it is recommended that students have earned a degree in arts or sciences from an accredited college or university. Chiropractic colleges and schools also require applicants to have at least 90 semester hours in English, social sciences or humanities, organic and inorganic chemistry, biology, physics, and psychology as well.
Chiropractic colleges and schools offer education and training in chiropractic health treatments. Teaching a broad spectrum of topics of diagnostics and treatment for persons suffering from muscular, nervous and skeletal system problems; chiropractic colleges and schools stand strong on firm belief that interference within these systems can disrupt normal functioning and lowers resistance to disease. Chiropractic colleges and schools are holistic educational systems that place emphasis on patient's overall well-being. By evaluating numerous factors such as one's exercise, diet, rest, environment and heredity; chiropractic colleges and schools teach prospective physicians to use natural, drug-free, non-surgical health treatments that rely on body's self-healing mechanisms.
After completion of chiropractic college or school of choice, a four-part exam is administered byt he National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. However, state examinations may supplement National Board testing -- dependent upon individual state requirements.
AcupressureWritten by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot
Developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago, acupressure is an ancient healing therapy that utilizes fingers to depress key locations on skin's surface to prompt healing withing body. Similar to acupuncture, acupressure uses same reference points on body that release muscular stress; thus encouraging better blood circulation.
Acupressure is very beneficial as it can relieve pain and bring body back into harmonious balance. Acupressure's healing ability promotes stress reduction, improves circulation, relaxes body and strengthens immune system. Acupressure can effectively be used to alleviate acute and chronic conditions such as arthritis, headaches, spinal-muscular pain, and sinus complications. Also a preventative therapy, acupressure is good for fatigue as well. Overall, acupressure is an excellent healing therapy for whole well-being -- mind, body and spirit.