What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic Websites

The list of websites

This list of recommended websites is useful in your chiropractic research.

  • World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC)
    The WHO affiliated international chiropractic organization with 85 national members.
  • International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS)
    National chiropractic sports councils and members worldwide.
  • International Board of Chiropractic Examiners (IBCE)
    An international testing organization for chiropractors.
  • Dynamic Chiropractic
    The Chiropractic news source by an AMP Media Publication.
  • Japanese Association of Chiropractors (JAC)
    A national member of the World Federation of Chiropractic. A Japanese association of the WHO standard chiropractors.
  • Tokyo College of Chiropractic
    The only accredited WHO-standard chiropractic school in Japan. Formerly RMIT Univeristy Chiropractic Unit-Japan.
  • Japan Chiropractic Register (JCR)
    A registration body for the WHO standard chiropractors. Offering the chiropractic standardization exam with the IBCE.
  • The list of chiropractic articles

    You can learn about chiropractic care and its profession in Japan.

    • Chiropractic Care in Japan – How it’s different, how to find a good practitioner, and more
      An interview with Dr. Kei Takeyachi by an author of ‘Surviving in Japan’.
    • Chiropractic in Japan
      An interview with Dr. Kei Takeyachi by an editor of ‘Tokyo Families’.
    • When should you see a chiropractor?
      An article about tips for seeing a chiropractor by Dr. Kei Takeyachi.
    • Sports and Chiropractic
      An article about athletes using chiropractic care by Dr. Kei Takeyachi.
    • When is chiropractic treatment good for children and when is it bad
      An article about chiropractic treatment for children by Dr. Junko Usuda and Dr. Kei Takeyachi.
    • Conditions typically seen by chiropractors
      An article about conditions seen by chiropractors by Dr. Kei Takeyachi.
    • The list of videos

      This list of videos is useful to understand chiropractic profession and education in Japan. Japanese language only.

      • Japanese Association of Chiropractors (JAC)

        JAC is a national member association of WFC (World Federation of Chiropractic) affiliated with WHO (World Health Organization) as NGO. JAC promotes international standards of chiropractic practice, education and research in Japan. This video contains objectives of JAC, information about WFC and WHO, an interview with Dr. Richards, a former WFC president, international chiropractic profession, Japanese unregulated circumstance, Japanese government’s Miura report and the National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan’s report.

      • What is Chiropractic?

        This video explains basic information about chiropractic being practiced in over 90 countries throughout the world and regulated in over 40 countries. This video also includes the process of chiropractic care and its contraindication. Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuro-musculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.

      • Chiropractic Educaiton

        This video explains the WHO guidelines on basic training and safety in chiropractic and CCE (Council on Chiropractic Education) standards. In Japan, JCR (Japan Chiropractic Register) provides chiropractor registration and its registration exam with the assistance of the IBCE (International Board of Chiropractic Examiners)..