What to expect from a Chiropractor

Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of both the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system and the effects of these disorders on general health.  Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints.

What to expect

Becoming a Chiropractor

Most chiropractic degrees consist of five (5) years of study, leading to either a Bachelor or Masters Degree.  To find out more about chiropractic education in New Zealand go to New Zealand College of Chiropractic.

Becoming Registered

About the Board


The Chiropractic Board is a statutory body operating under the provisions of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act).

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