Job Description

Chiropractors use a variety of physical techniques and therapies in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients who are suffering from disorders and/or injuries of the back or musculoskeletal system.

Chiropractors help clients to recover from disorders of the back or musculoskeletal system through the use of manipulation/supportive techniques, specialist equipment and physical exercise. They correct spinal problems/injuries by applying manual force and/or making adjustments with their hands or specialist equipment. Chiropractors often also take patients' general health, lifestyle and well being into consideration to provide more holistic treatments.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • diagnosing and treating disorders/ailments;
  • making physical examinations;
  • taking patients pulse, heart rate, blood pressure etc;
  • undertaking patient consultations at home and within practices/clinics;
  • providing education and advice about lifestyle, exercise and movement;
  • liaising with and making referrals to doctors/health care practitioners;
  • keeping accurate confidential patient records;
  • attending conferences;
  • gaining information from patients about previous medical history;
  • organising for patients to have X-rays;
  • assessing and planning treatment requirements;
  • keeping up to date with developments in the profession.



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.