Dr. Shelby Plante

Shelby Plante, DC, is a 2013 chiropractic medicine graduate of National University Health Sciences - Florida site. Currently based in Georgia, Dr. Plante was inspired to become a chiropractic physician after personally watching chiropractic care have a profoundly positive effect on the health of her son when he was just a toddler. She also holds a Masters degree in recreational therapy administration from East Carolina University and a Bachelors degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Recent Posts

Chiropractic Medicine, chiropractic, chiropractic physician

3 Reasons to Choose NUHS for Your Chiropractic Education

I am often asked by prospective students why they should choose National University's Doctor of Chiropractic medicine program over other chiropractic educational institutions. My answer has evolved through the years, but I do not waiver in believing NUHS is the best education available.

During school, I would have answered the question based off the culture of the school and classes I had maneuvered through. Immediately after school, I would have answered by focusing on the rigor of the overall education. But now, as a few years have passed, and I have been able to compare my knowledge base to my colleagues, I value other parts of my education.

Here are the fundamental parts of my education that make me most proud of being a National University of Health Sciences graduate:

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Chiropractic Medicine, Healthy Tips

4 Ways Chiropractic Medicine Can Provide Lasting Benefits for Young Athletes


Today’s young athletes work harder, longer hours, and push through injury more than ever before.

Traveling sports start at a younger age, which usually means more practices per week and tournaments multiple weekends per month. Tee ball starts by age 4. Travel baseball and football begins by age 8. Kids committing to one sport, also called specializing, is seen by middle school.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Chiropractic Medicine

4 Reasons Chiropractic Programs Must Be Rigorous – From a National University Grad

Often times, lay people are shocked to hear what the education of a chiropractic physician looks like. The rigor, length, detail, and difficulty of education is expected for medical doctors, but often a surprise to many when discussing chiropractic education. For instance, like medical doctors, chiropractic physicians are responsible for the health of their patients.

If you're interested in learning more about how to become a chiropractor, you must understand that the path to becoming a chiropractic physician must be rigorous and demanding in order to ensure the safety and health of chiropractic patients.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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