Marginal practitioners and limited practitioners
The textbook makes a distinction between marginal practitioners and limited practitioners in the field of chiropractics. Within these two categories, one is considered to have a low social status and the other a high social status. Should such distinctions be applied to the profession? Please defend your position with supporting facts and references.
Your response should be at least 300 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Any references or citations used should be in APA style. Please include at least two peer-reviewed articles as references.
A distinction could likely be made between someone who has and uses some skills that are involved in chiropractic and someone who is actually in a chiropractic practice as dedicated practitioner. Someone who uses a few chiropractic techniques in say massage therapy or as a physical trainer would not be seen as a genuine practitioner and would very likely be marginalized under that distinction. A nurse practitioner and or DO or MD who use chiropractic technique in specific treatment regimens would likely be seen as a limited practitioner however, the designations as a medical practitioner would very likely give them a higher social standing and…