1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 2387 CHIROPRACTORS AND OSTEOPATHS

CHIROPRACTORS AND OSTEOPATHS diagnose, treat and advise on prevention of physiological and mechanical disorders of the locomotor system.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examining patients, ordering or performing X-rays and pathological tests
  • diagnosing disorder by discussion, observation and testing
  • manipulating peripheral joints and soft tissues of the spinal column or other parts of the body framework to restore mechanical function
  • advising on diet, nutrition and lifestyle
  • prescribing exercises for rehabilitation and/or prevention

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              2387-11 Chiropractor
              2387-13 Osteopath

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