You’ll care for patients with various spinal pathologies and learn indications for conservative and surgical treatments.

During this elective, you’ll learn how to take histories and perform physical exams on patients with various types of spinal pathologies.

You’ll interpret spinal diagnostic studies, including radiographs, CT scans and MRIs. You’ll become familiar with the surgeries performed on spinal patients and their postoperative care.

You’ll also learn the basic principles of chiropractic care and when such treatment may benefit your patients.

Clinical Site

Length of Elective

Four weeks (one half-day per week)