Chiropractors lose vote Falling short of the 60 percent approval of the state's school boards needed to pass the amendments, chiropractors lost their bid to be allowed to perform high school athletic physicals.
The South Dakota Chiropractors Association will immediately regroup and begin to work on passage of the high school athletics physical issue. The South Dakota Chiropractors Association represents all 231 chiropractors licensed to practice in the state. Chiropractic physicians provide a drug-free, non-surgical approach to health care. A recent study revealed that rural chiropractic physicians make up one third of the total rural primary medical and chiropractic physicians in South Dakota.