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Scope of Practice

Paediatric chiropractors focus on the comprehensive and holistic care of the child, to restore function and contribute to optimal growth and development. They achieve this through developmental and age appropriate assessment and care delivery, whilst ensuring a high standard of professional, safe and ethical practice.

These chiropractors demonstrate advanced competencies in the age and developmentally appropriate care of children using best practice, multi-modal techniques to enhance the function of the neuro-musculoskeletal system.

These chiropractors have clinical expertise in childhood adjusting techniques, developmentally specific rehabilitation protocols, parent/caregiver education, research translation, communication, lifestyle advice and leadership. They participate comfortably in the child's healthcare team, working closely with parents, other health care providers and the community to provide the best high quality care for each child.