General description of the work Registered Chiropractors undertake

Chiropractors deal with back pain and they manipulate the back in order to improve function and relieve pain.

Most common clinical areas / procedures leading to a claim of clinical negligence

  • Worsening of symptoms following back manipulation
  • Injuries sustained during Chiropractor treatment
  • Delay in diagnosis of a more serious condition

Sub–Specialities / Alternative and Additional job titles

The Registered Chiropractor may simply be known as a Chiropractor.

Usual Qualifications

The Registered Chiropractor is not normally a medical doctor and the qualifications may vary between different Registered Chiropractors.