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Montreal Chiropractor is Well Trained in Anatomy to Care for Your Spine

Gross. Macroscopic. Microscopic. Topographical. Sounds like we are talking about geography or something, but it is really human anatomy. Anatomy is a 2000+ years old study. The ancient Greeks did it long ago! Understanding human anatomy is vital to healthcare practitioners…and their patients! Anatomy study usually was via dissection, but today new technology permits knowledge of the body without it. (1) Your Montreal chiropractor is well-trained in anatomy. Your Montreal chiropractor’s knowledge of anatomy informs your treatment plan from exam to nutrition to treatment for Montreal back pain relief. 

ANATOMY IN SCHOOL: Motivation

Learning new material can be intimidating. Healthcare and chiropractic schools are full of learning and students. Students’ reactions to learning anatomy are different: first year dental students were more anxious than chiropractic students; second year chiropractic students appreciated anatomy education greater than med students. Chiropractic students’ motivation and anatomy performance were interwoven in 1 study. If they were motivated to learn, they performed better in anatomy. (2) Your Montreal chiropractor was highly motivated to learn anatomy!

ANATOMY IN SCHOOL: Technology

Challenging the effect of technology on anatomy knowledge, researchers presented videos with chiropractic students as extra resources for their study. Of the 71% of students who chose to study anatomy on video in addition to dissection, 82% stated the videos were “helpful” and 73% viewed them as “an enjoyable way to study”. (3) That is a good use of tech!

ANATOMY IN CHIROPRACTIC SCHOOL

Anatomy is put to good use in chiropractic. Chiropractic necessitates a solid knowledge foundation of musculoskeletal anatomy. Chiropractic school curricula is designed to enhance anatomy knowledge every year of the program. Remembering the knowledge when useful in clinical practice is the goal. A survey of chiropractic students revealed that they showed significant rise in knowledge throughout the program as expected. (4) Anatomy instruction in chiropractic education is similar in design, delivery and assessment, particularly for topographical anatomy and neuroanatomy. (5) It seems that learning anatomy in the classroom combined with seeing how the knowledge is utilized in the clinical context boosted students’ learning and motivation to learn. (6)

ANATOMY IN PRACTICE

Anatomy has been one of the main preclinical subjects in chiropractic education. Its value is well-known. Connecting clinical skills to anatomy knowledge in the late years of school help chiropractors as they enter clinical practice upon graduation and beyond.  (7) Surveyed practicing chiropractors stated that the most applicable and applicable course for clinical practice in chiropractic school was neuroanatomy (100% agreement). Gross anatomy (99.2%) and histology (86%) were next in line of importance. Anatomy is highly relevant to clinical practice. (8) Your Montreal chiropractor at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic ties everything together: examination findings and anatomy to treat and alleviate your pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Michael McMurray  on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains spinal stenosis anatomically and how The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management helps ease its pain.

Schedule your next Montreal chiropractic appointments with Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic. There’s no need to be grossed out by anatomy! Be pleased that your chiropractor understands anatomy to lessen your Montreal back pain, neck pain, and other spine-related pain.

Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic confidently delivers chiropractic care based on knowledge of anatomy to diagnose and treat spine related pain. 
 
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