Severna Park Chiropractor is Well Trained in Anatomy to Care for Your Spine

Gross. Macroscopic. Microscopic. Topographical. Sounds like we’re talking about geography or something, but it is really human anatomy. Anatomy is a 2000+ years old study. The ancient Greeks started it long ago! Understanding human anatomy is vital to healthcare practitioners…and their patients! Anatomy study typically was through dissection, but today novel technology permits knowledge of the body without it. (1) Your Severna Park chiropractor is well-trained in anatomy. Your Severna Park chiropractor’s knowledge of anatomy informs your treatment plan from exam to nutrition to treatment for Severna Park 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 vary: first year dental students were more anxious than chiropractic students; 2nd year chiropractic students esteemed anatomy education more than med students. Chiropractic students’ motivation and anatomy performance were intertwined in one study. If they were motivated to learn, they did better in anatomy. (2) Your Severna Park chiropractor was very motivated to learn anatomy!

ANATOMY IN SCHOOL: Technology

Challenging the impact 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 also use video to learn in addition to dissection, 82% stated 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 necessitates 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 target. 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, especially for topographical anatomy and neuroanatomy. (5) It seems that learning anatomy in the classroom linked with seeing how the knowledge is utilized in the clinical context increased students’ learning and motivation to learn. (6)

ANATOMY IN PRACTICE

Anatomy has been one of the key preclinical topics in chiropractic education. Its importance is well-known. Connecting clinical skills to anatomy knowledge in the latter years of school help chiropractors as they enter clinical practice upon graduation and after.  (7) Surveyed practicing chiropractors stated that the most relevant and applicable course for clinical practice in chiropractic school was neuroanatomy (100% agreement). Gross anatomy (99.2%) and histology (86%) were the next two top important courses. Anatomy is highly pertinent to clinical practice. (8) Your Severna Park chiropractor at Back And Neck Care Center ties everything together: exam findings and anatomy to treat and relieve your pain.

CONTACT Back And Neck Care Center

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 Severna Park chiropractic appointments with Back And Neck Care Center. There is no need to be grossed out by anatomy! Be pleased that your chiropractor knows anatomy to ease your Severna Park back pain, neck pain, and other spine-related pain.

Back And Neck Care Center proudly delivers chiropractic care based on knowledge of anatomy to diagnose and treat spine related pain. 
 
« View All Featured Articles
"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."