Berlin Chiropraktoren’s Laura Groom is a fully accredited chiropraktor, having completed her studies at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She has practiced in Australia and Germany. Laura is a member of Chiropractic Association of Australia, the Deutsche Chiropraktoren Gesellshaft and the Deutsche Sport Chiropraktoren Gesellshaft. Berlin Chiropraktoren is the only Berlin-based chiropractic practice that has an international sports chiropractor accreditation.
A fully accredited chiropraktor has studied at an accredited University overseas and has achieved either a DC (Doctor of Chiropractic, USA) or M Chiro (Master of Chiropractic). The course required to be a qualified chiropractor consists of five-years of full-time study at an accredited University with 5000 hours of practice. In order to practice in Germany, a Chiropraktor must have also achieved the title of heilpraktiker or medical doctor.
A chirotherapeut is a German medical doctor, also known as a Manual Mediziner, who has undertaken a minimum of 320 hours further education in Chiropraktik.
A chiropraktiker is a heilpraktiker who has attended chiropractic seminars. There is no minimum on the required hours spent learning to manipulate the musculoskeletal system at the core of chiropractic medicine.