Professional Chiropractic Associations in America

Many Doctors of Chiropractic obtain affiliation with chiropractic professional organizations, and there are a variety of these groups located throughout the country. Descriptions about some of the most popular associations are outlined below:

American Chiropractic Association (ACA)

The ACA represents Doctors of Chiropractic by preserving, protecting, improving, and promoting the chiropractic profession. The purpose of this organization is to provide health care leadership and a positive view of the chiropractic profession as a natural way to approach health and wellness.

Georgia Chiropractic Association (GCA)

The GCA works to represent the Georgia chiropractic community, and it maintains a commitment to promoting and improving health and wellness for the state’s residents. One of the main long term goals of this organization includes raising the chiropractic profession profile among the public by promoting the benefits and safety of this type of care. Doctors of Chiropractic are required to complete continuing education credits in order to retain membership. Learn more about the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners from our previous article.

Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA)

The primary function of the FCA is for the welfare and protection of its members, as well as public education when it comes to the chiropractic field. This agency advocates that the chiropractic profession is a separate and distinct healing arts science. It also supports the authority of practitioners to examine and diagnose the human body by methods taught by accredited chiropractic colleges.

Kentucky Chiropractic Association (KCA)

The KCA defines its mission as creating a community for patients and chiropractors that promotes living healthy through the use of chiropractic care. It also serves to create a network for chiropractic professionals who are practicing in Kentucky. This community is expected to contribute to the region economically as the chiropractic field expands. Additionally, the agency woks to provide continuing education to Doctors of Chiropractic while bringing education and awareness to both patients and the public as a whole.

Learn about the history of chiropractic care from our previous article.

Sources

*http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/chiro/associations.htm
*http://www.chirobase.org/09Links/chiroorg.html
*http://www.kychiropractic.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=3

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