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Treat patients who have problems of the musculoskeletal system, which is made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$35.21 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  10.8%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.
  • Record patient medical histories.
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Job Title Examples:

Chiropractic Doctor (DC)
Chiropractic Physician
Doctor of Chiropractic

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