One fantastic career
opportunity for massage therapists is to work for a chiropractic
physician. DCs (doctors of chiropractic) love to offer patients the
option of massage therapy as a beneficial addition to their
treatment plan. Having a part-time massage therapist on-site as
part of their practice makes this easy and financially rewarding
for the DC as well as for the massage therapist.
The "Massage Book" blog has a great article called "How to Partner with a
Chiropractor". Many National University massage graduates
choose this option as either the focus of their career, or as a
part-time option in addition to a small practice of their own.
Here are more recommendations from an MT who works in a
If you want to work with DCs or other medical professionals,
there are many advantages in choosing National University for your
massage therapy education:
- You'll be studying on a campus that also has students in
chiropractic medicine, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and
oriental medicine degree programs.
- In addition to seasoned massage professionals, many of your
instructors will also be chiropractic physicians.
- You'll serve your clinical internship in our integrative
medical clinic, working alongside students and clinicians from our
various medical specialties.
- You'll often treat clients who are patients of our clinic, and
get accustomed to working with treatment recommendations prepared
by chiropractic physicians.
Preparing you to work in partnership with other medical
professionals is just one way National University gives you a career advantage in massage