Join the NYSCA today!

What is the NYSCA?

The New York State Chiropractic Association (NYSCA) is a statewide professional Chiropractic Association, comprised entirely of your peers and colleagues. We have joined together in the promotion, advancement, and defense of Chiropractic. In conjunction with our full-time lobbyist, the NYSCA monitors all legislation that affects our profession while working to protect and expand practice rights. 

The NYSCA believes that doctors of chiropractic can contribute significantly to public health with their expert musculoskeletal care and their focus on a natural, whole-body approach to enhancing health and wellness. The NYSCA strives to remove any barriers that prevent patients from accessing the services of doctors of chiropractic. 

Why should YOU be a member of the NYSCA?

Aligning yourself with your professional association is an important step in unifying the voice of Chiropractic in New York. Collectively, we can more effectively accomplish our goals of promoting, advancing, and defending the rights of our profession and our patients. 

As a practitioner in New York State, you are faced with unique challenges. The NYSCA is here to help, so please take advantage of all we have to offer:

  • Networking - online or in person, NYSCA assists you in establishing relationships with peers and leaders in the profession
  • Updates and Continuing Education - Receive ongoing communications sent to you on critical issues via email, e-newsletter, and/or regular fax updates, as well as up to the minute updates via social networking platforms
  • Savings - Become eligible for members-only savings from a variety of businesses through the NYSCA Member Privileges Program
  • Additional benefits are noted below.
Take full advantage of this opportunity to affect the future of your profession by becoming an active member. Let YOUR voice be heard. Join the NYSCA today! If you don't support your profession, WHO WILL?

How can you benefit from NYSCA membership?


Be a part of the largest community of practicing Doctors of Chiropractic in New York State and share with them in the trials and triumphs of day to day practice

Local Meetings

Attend local district meetings held regularly, covering current topics of interest, news, and updates, while offering opportunities for face-to-face communication and camaraderie with colleagues

Mentor Program

By joining the NYSCA you are automatically eligible to be participate in the New Practitioner Mentor Program, either to become a mentor or (if you are in practice fewer than 3 years) receive assistance from a mentor! Mentees will gain an enhanced understanding of chiropractic practice in the region of New York where they hope to practice to enhance their success. Mentors should offer advice pertaining to (but not limited to) chiropractic office procedures, understanding the local business climate, interpersonal relationships, patient management, and related issues inherent to successful practice.


Receive ongoing communications sent to you on critical issues via e-mail, e-newsletter, and/or regular fax updates, as well as up to the minute updates via social networking platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus)

Information Resource

Access up to date information, including research, committee reports, legal matters, legislation, articles for daily practice, and the recent activities of the NYSCA published in our Members Only section of and in our e-newsletter

Online Forums

Participate in the NYSCA Member Forums online through the Members Only section of, where you can ask and answer questions pertinent to your practice

Continuing Education

Benefit from continuing education programs of the highest caliber covering topics in education, insurance, industry, workers' compensation, no-fault, and practice management

Semi-Annual Conferences

Take advantage of member-only rates for semi-annual conferences - These events offer educational seminars, license renewal, exhibits, and special guest speakers in family-friendly venues 

Full Time Staff

Receive assistance from NYSCA's full-time administrative staff with routine questions - or for more detailed assistance, contact NYSCA committee chairpersons, who are practicing doctors of chiropractic with expertise in the area of their committee

Free Doctor Search

Update your free listing in the Find-a-Doctor database. Potential patients can search for providers by last name, city, or zip code. Members can also include information on office location, website, and other details that distinguish your practice

Member Privileges Program

Become eligible for members-only savings from a variety of businesses through the NYSCA Member Privileges Program

Free Advertising

Post complementary classified advertising in the NYSCA e-newsletter and on

Affect Legislation

Access State Legislators through full-time lobbyist, who works concert with our legislation committee to advocate for the interests of doctors of chiropractic and their patients. To learn more, visit the Advocacy Center of

Voting Privileges

Have an active share in shaping the future of your profession by casting your ballot in the Annual NYSCA Election. NYSCA promotes professional self-governance, which under New York State law requires governance by majority vote.

Leadership Potential

NYSCA committees, delegates, and director also positions as well as other activities provide an opportunity for you to become involved, to cultivate your leadership potential and people skills so that you may be better prepared to lead this profession into the future and beyond

Affect the Future!

Participate in your professional organization on a local and statewide level!

Additional information

  • What are the qualifications for NYSCA membership? 
    Click here to learn about membership qualifications and categories

  • What membership category should I apply for?
    Click here for assistance in determining your appropriate membership category you should apply for and identifying any dues reductions you may be eligible for.

  • Can I send in a paper application with a check?
    Yes!  Click here to download the NYSCA membership application. 

  • How long will it take to process my membership application? 
    You can expect to receive your new member packet welcoming you to our Association within 7-10 business days of our receipt of your application. 

  • What is the membership dues refund policy?
    Member dues payments to the NYSCA are generally non-refundable unless the payment is a duplicate payment, an accidental payment intended for someone else or a separate entity, an accidental overpayment, or a payment made in error due to some other mitigating factors or circumstances. In all cases involving dues payments, the NYSCA Officers and Board of Directors reserves the right to be the final arbiter in determining whether any full or partial payment is to be refunded.