The Real Reasons I Chose to Study Chiropractic Medicine at NUHS

Like many other students earning their doctor of chiropractic degree, I grew up going to a chiropractic physician. My mother, who had been in a car accident, experienced an amazing recovery and took our family to the same chiropractic physician from that time forward.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Medical Careers, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, Oriental Medicine

How Combining Eastern and Western Medicine Makes You a Better Oriental Medicine Practitioner

Western and Eastern medicine both offer unique perspectives fundamental to health care today. You may be surprised to learn just how many Oriental medicine practitioners are already working integratively at health care facilities across the United States. Many prestigious medical centers including Mayo Clinic, University of California San Francisco, and Duke University Medical Center currently offer Oriental medicine and other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments to their patients.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Alternative Medicine, Massage Therapy

5 Reasons to Get a Massage Therapy Certificate in your Gap Year

Your last semester of high school can be simultaneously exciting and terrifying: on the one hand, you’re about to graduate, and the world is going to open up to you in an entirely new way. On the other hand, the adults in your life are constantly asking what you’re planning to do with your life after graduation.

If you’re one of the growing numbers of people who have decided to participate in a gap year, you’ll have more time to figure out your future. By taking a year-long break after graduating high school, you have a wonderful opportunity to explore your options and maximize your personal growth before heading to college. An excellent option during this time is to pursue a massage therapy certificate, which will benefit you in the five ways described below.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Alternative Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine

5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Naturopathic Medicine Program

Once you decide that you are interested in a career in Naturopathic Medicine, you’ll be faced with the task of choosing a program that will best prepare you to become a successful naturopathic physician. Not all naturopathic medicine programs are created equally. While most schools will give you training in naturopathic therapies, the caliber, depth, and rigor of the program can vary.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Medicine

How Much Money are Chiropractors Really Making Today and Why

Despite being over a hundred-year-old discipline, chiropractic medicine continues to grow and evolve. Today some of those changes are taking place in practice, and the amount of compensation chiropractic physicians (DCs) are now bringing in as a result.

The latest salary and expense survey from Chiropractic Economics shows that significantly more DCs are choosing to work in multi-disciplinary and integrated settings than in previous years. Depending on what type of setting DCs work in, they may be bringing in significantly more compensation than average.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Integrative Medicine, Campus Visit Day

Considering a Career in Integrative Health? Come Visit Us on March 4th!

If you are considering a graduate degree in the health professions of chiropractic medicine, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture or oriental medicine, or an undergraduate degree in the field of biomedical science, National University offers a unique campus visit experience. Hands-on, interactive activities and real-life scenarios are designed to let you experience life as a National University student. 

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Monday, February 27, 2017
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Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine

Exposing the Hidden Values of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine may be an ancient form of medicine, but its uses have kept pace with today’s modern medical advances. In some cases, oriental medicine can be a more effective treatment than conventional medicine (and less harmful, too).

The health community widely recognizes that acupuncture and oriental medicine can effectively treat several conditions. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes acupuncture and oriental medicine as effective for over 43 conditions under nine major health categories.

Through this and other research findings, the western world is now discovering (and proving) the types of clinical benefits that people in Asian countries have been experiencing with oriental medicine for years.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Medicine

A Career Guide to Becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic (Downloadable Resource)

If you are considering pursuing a Doctor of Chiropractic degree you probably have a lot of questions regarding the industry, how to select a program and the best way to successfully navigate the admissions process.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Massage Therapy

Why Moms Are Going Back to School for Massage Therapy

In today’s society, new moms are returning to the workforce sooner than ever before, and dual-income families have become the norm.

For some women, having a family means starting a new career. Whether that’s because a current job has inflexible hours or minimal pay, many go on to find success in a new career later in life. That may sound intimidating at first, but it’s much more feasible than you might think.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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Naturopathic Medicine, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Why We Need More Naturopathic Doctors in America in 2017

Naturopathic medicine doctors (NDs) currently practice throughout the United States, working in private practice, hospitals, multi-disciplinary clinics, community health centers, and specialty treatment centers such as Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). But with demand for this type of holistic care growing, there is certainly a need for more trained NDs.

For many, naturopathic physicians or NDs can offer a new perspective on their health care. NDs treat a wide variety of medical conditions and can provide both individual and family health care. Some of the most common ailments they treat include allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, heart disease, fertility problems, cancer, autoimmunity, and complex chronic conditions.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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