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My Professional Destiny: My Career as a Chiropractor
Published on: Monday, December 07, 2020
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Destiny are the events that are supposed to take place, in a man’s (human) life in the present or the future. It all began from a very personal experience for Vicknesh Kandasamy A/L Gunasekaran.Vicknesh had completed his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and just like most teenagers he was torn and had no idea on his next step, unsure of which degree or foundation he would like to venture into. 

Unsure of what needs to be done, his father suggested for him to take A- levels as it is a ticket to many places. His uncle then did mention to him about the career pathway of a Chiropractor. Unsure of the depth of it as most of us do not quote Chiropractor on our usual career conversations.  Little did Vicknesh know that his life is about to change just by accompanying his brother, who had a fall and was diagnosed with a slipped disc, to his Chiropractic visits. 

Through these visits, Vicknesh understood the beauty of a Chiropractic Journey.Fast forward, Vicknesh decided to take part in an IMU Open Day and he had the opportunity to meet a Chiro lecturer who passionately spoke about Chiropractic and what are the benefits. That kind of sealed the deal for Vicknesh and his next step was – IMU Chiropractic Degree.He was fortunate that his whole journey was amazing except for the exams and other stress. Never doubted his choice of degree and enjoyed every semester. 

What he likes about IMU, the social and student life is amazing. Something he misses dearly today. He got involved in a lot of activities and misses the IMU experiences. He met a lot of friends and networks for his personal and professional development that is helping him grow his career. He graduated with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chiropractic (IMU) and was in the dean’s list of graduands with high academic achievement.

Every day it was something new, he learned the different depths and aspects of Chiropractic and understood the process better. 

He also had the opportunity to meet the CEO of TAGS Spine & Joint, who told Vicknesh about an opening of a position in Miri and he would like Vicknesh to move there to take charge of the clinic. Without any second doubt, Vicknesh uprooted to Sarawak with wide hopes and dreams of finally becoming an official Chiropractor. 

For Vicknesh practicing as a Chiropractor for 4 years in a small town started to plateau but that did not stop him from being passionate about his professional journey. It was not an easy decision, as he is leaving a life, he made in Sarawak. He is now looking for other ventures to deepen his journey as a Chiropractor. 

He took up dry needling courses in KL after he graduated - he did his level 1 in 2017 and completed it in 2018. Moving forward Vicknesh was approached to become an instructor for this course in Malaysia. Vicknesh is currently working in a chiropractic center in Kajang. 

IMU is the first and only University to offer the complete Chiropractic educational programme in Malaysia as well as in all of Southeast Asia. 

The 4-year Bachelor of Science (Hons) Chiropractic programme at IMU was awarded full accreditation by the prestigious Council on Chiropractic Education, Australasia (CCEA) and is accepted by renowned international universities in Australia and the United Kingdom for credit transfer into their chiropractic programmes.

 Intake for this programme is in February and August of each year. If you have a desire to be a healthcare professional that is rapidly expanding throughout the world, apply now for an excellent start to an exciting and highly rewarding career.

 If you have just completed your SPM and do not have pre-university qualification, consider enrolling in the one-year IMU Foundation in Science, the preferred foundation and direct route for entry into any of the University’s local degree programmes. For more information, please refer to www.imu.edu.my or email: [email protected] or call IMU at 03 - 2731 7272.  About International Medical University 国际医药大学

International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and health sciences university with over 28 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. 

Established in 1992, IMU pioneered the world’s first Partner Medical School programme and has since gained international recognition with over 30 world class university partners in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Canada, US, Ireland and China. 

IMU’s main campus is located at Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur with branch clinical schools located in Seremban, Kuala Pilah, Batu Pahat and Kluang. Committed to its brand promise, “Delivering the Future of Better Healthcare”, in 2010, IMU became a fully integrated healthcare institution offering Education, Healthcare services in both medical and complimentary alternative medicine and Research to serve and improve the quality of lives. IMU is part of IMU Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare Berhad (IHH). 

IHH is a leading international provider of premium healthcare services. Known as the World’s second largest listed healthcare operator, IHH presently operates close to 10,000 licensed beds in 49 hospitals across their home markets of Singapore, Malaysia and Turkey, and key markets of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India.

 IHH is also present in Brunei, Myanmar, UAE, Macedonia and Iraq.For more information please visit IMU website at http://www.imu.edu.my or its blog at http://imunews.imu.edu.my.

Media Contact Ooi Su Yin

Senior Executive, Marketing & CommunicationsEmail: [email protected] DID : +603 2731 7412International Medical UniversityNo. 126, Jln Jalil Perkasa 19, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaTel: +603 8656 7228 Fax: +603 8656 1018





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