One of Us :: Hossain Zahedi
Q. Please introduce yourself.
A. My name is Hossein Zahedi, and I am a doctor of chiropractic.
Q. Are you, Iranian by any chance?
A. By all chances, I am!
Q. What is chiropractic, anyway?
A. Chiropractic is the science, art and philosophy that concerns itself with the restoration of good health by restoring and maintaining a properly functioning nervous system, without the use of drugs or surgery.
Q. I don’t remember having heard of it back in Iran.
A. That’s because you have been away too long. There are about 60 chiropractors currently working in Iran.
Q. Who qualifies as a Doctor of Chiropractic?
A. Students seeking to become a Doctor of Chiropractic must obtain a baccalaureate degree in pre-med studies (minimum 3 years) at a university prior to admission into chiropractic school.
Once accepted into chiropractic school, the student will endure four (4) years of intense study in anatomy, neurology, physiology, nutrition, and pathology.
Q. Any facts about people who go to chiropractors?
A. Top 5 occupations that are likely to have back pain: Office worker, Nurse, Driver, Laborer, & Child Care Worker. I am always adjusting them.
Q. Keep adjusting us, Doc.
A. Will do!