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Manahawkin 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 anatomy long ago! Aware of human anatomy is critical to healthcare practitioners…and their patients! Anatomy study typically was via dissection, but today novel technology permits knowledge of the body without it. (1) Your Manahawkin chiropractor is well-trained in anatomy. Your Manahawkin chiropractor’s knowledge of anatomy informs your treatment plan from exam to nutrition to treatment for Manahawkin 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 esteemed anatomy education greater than med students. Chiropractic students’ motivation and anatomy performance were intertwined in 1 study. If they were motivated to learn, they did better in anatomy. (2) Your Manahawkin chiropractor was very motivated to learn anatomy!

ANATOMY IN SCHOOL: Technology

Testing 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% said the videos were “helpful” and 73% saw 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 requires a solid knowledge foundation of musculoskeletal anatomy. Chiropractic school curricula is created to enrich anatomy knowledge every year of the program. Remembering the knowledge when useful in clinical practice is the goal. A survey of chiropractic students found that they demonstrated significant increase 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 appears that learning anatomy in the classroom linked with observing how the knowledge is applied in the clinical context increased students’ learning and motivation to learn. (6)

ANATOMY IN PRACTICE

Anatomy has been one of the main preclinical topics in chiropractic education. Its significance is well-known. Connecting clinical skills to anatomy knowledge in the latter years of school benefit chiropractors as they start clinical practice upon graduation and beyond.  (7) Surveyed practicing chiropractors stated that the most pertinent 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 pertinent to clinical practice. (8) Your Manahawkin chiropractor at Manahawkin Chiropractic Center ties everything together: examination findings and anatomy to care for and relieve 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 describes spinal stenosis anatomically and how The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management helps ease its pain.

Schedule your next Manahawkin chiropractic appointments with Manahawkin Chiropractic Center. There is no need to be grossed out by anatomy! Be pleased that your chiropractor understands anatomy to lessen your Manahawkin back pain, neck pain, and other spine-related pain.

Manahawkin Chiropractic Center confidently delivers chiropractic care based on knowledge of anatomy to diagnose and treat spine related pain. 
 
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