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About chiropractors

Chiropractors are regulated health professionals who are musculoskeletal experts, providing assessment, diagnosis, treatment and preventive care of biomechanical disorders originating from the muscular, skeletal and nervous systems.Reference1

CIHI collects high-level, standardized information on 30 groups of health care professionals in Canada. This includes information on their supply, distribution, demographics and regulatory environment. To find out more about CIHI’s health workforce data, visit the Health Workforce Database metadata page.

Learn more about chiropractors in our recent release on Canada’s health care providers.


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Canadian Chiropractic Association. Canadian chiropractors External link, opens in new window. Accessed February 5, 2020.