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Our Councils

The International Chiropractors Association’s (ICA’s) council system provides additional professional networking and state-of-the-art practice and patient-focused continuing education for clinical advancement in chiropractic. The council system also provides valuable opportunities and resources to develop and strengthen community leadership roles for its members.

The ICA is a leader in providing ethical, academically sound, clinically relevant postgraduate programs, as well as continuing education for license renewal. All of the ICA programs are oriented toward expanding knowledge and expertise in the philosophy, science, and art of chiropractic in relation to the vertebral subluxation complex and its impact on health.

Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics

The ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics is one of the largest post-graduate councils in the United States recognized worldwide as a leader in chiropractic pediatric education. It is committed to excellence in education and high standards of practice for the doctor of chiropractic caring for infants, children and pregnant women.

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Council on Chiropractic Philosophy

The Council’s programs, resources and initiatives are dedicated to support the growth of the profession and advance its capacity to make profound changes in the health of the individual patient and the health of the community in which they live. The foundations of the philosophical dynamics between intelligence, force and matter, and Chiropractic as a unique profession and professional paradigm, hold powerful implications for today’s health care climate around the globe.

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Council on Upper Cervical Care

The Council on Upper Cervical Care is one of the post-graduate councils of the International Chiropractors Association. It is a professional forum designed to advance expertise in the analysis and care of the upper cervical spine and to be a voice for upper cervical chiropractic in research, education, clinical and policy-making environments.

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Council on Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle

The ICA Council on Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle offers guidance, resources and support for doctors of chiropractic to build a leadership role in the wellness movement building momentum in communities everywhere. Membership in the Council on Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle supports exciting elements of the chiropractic profession’s growing role in this vitally important dimension of health and healing.

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Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science

We are chiropractors focused on bettering health, building wellness, and performance. The International Chiropractors Association Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science is dedicated to the promotion of chiropractic principles in the fields of fitness, strength and conditioning as well as the application of chiropractic techniques to enhance sports performance.

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Council on Applied Chiropractic Science

The Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences seeks to enhance the growth of knowledge, the refinement of skills and the deepening of understanding within the science of chiropractic for the individual chiropractic practitioner and the profession as a whole so that more knowledgeable, competently and safely administered chiropractic care may be provided to the public. The ICA Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences works to fulfill its many goals through a variety of programs.

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