Research Driven

Research Driven

Ground-breaking research and innovation

AECC students and staff receive acclaim for their chiropractic research. This year, the AECC was awarded at not only a European level but also at a global level for its research and innovation. This helps it to push the boundaries of the profession and to produce graduates that are the practitioners - and leaders - of the future.


Research Driven


AECC leads development of new technology

The AECC has its very own research institute: the Institute for Musculoskeletal Research and Clinical Implementation (IMRCI). The IMRCI has developed ground-breaking technology known as OSMIA that is now increasingly being used in the United States to measure the motion of spinal segments in living individuals.

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Spines in spacePushing spinal health into the stratosphere

Hot on the heels of Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station a Dorset healthcare institution now is collaborating on its own mission that could impact the future of space travel as we know it. The Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC) are to collaborate in a European Space Agency project led by scientists at King’s College London in order to add their expertise in state-of- the-art spinal evaluation. The project centres around determination of the effect of a SkinSuit which aims to mitigate the spinal elongation and possibly also some of the musculoskeletal deconditioning that occurs to astronaut during space flight.

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Available Courses 

Course available for clearing applications - mchiroMasters in Chiropractic (MChiro)

One of the foundations of the AECC's success has been the excellence of its five-year chiropractic programme, and this remains at the heart of what the AECC does.

To qualify as a chiropractor, new students are required to complete successfully the full-time five-year Masters in Chiropractic degree.

Find out more about the MChiro course content, how the programme is structured and how you can apply to study here.


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