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Chiropractic Medicine

5 Universal Myths About Chiropractic Medicine

Chiropractic medicine is a form of integrative medicine that focuses on natural, non-invasive, evidence-informed practices of disease prevention and health promotion. Chiropractic services effectively treat a wide range of conditions and improve overall health through a broad scope of assessment and treatment modalities such as:

  • Skeletal and spinal manipulation
  • Functional medicine
  • Physical rehabilitation therapy
  • Targeted nutritional and botanical treatment
  • Acupuncture
  • Diet/lifestyle management

Over the last few decades, chiropractic therapy has become more widely accepted by the conventional medical community. Unfortunately, there are still some pervasive myths that affect the public’s view and understanding of chiropractic care.

This article aims to separate myths from facts to help you gain a better understanding of what chiropractic medicine entails.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Integrative Medicine Trends

5 Reasons Why Chiropractic Treatments Are Important for Athletes

Chiropractic care is one of many forms of natural health care, specifically a non-invasive, drug-free alternative that can help patients find relief from a variety of musculoskeletal issues. Athletes in particular, can greatly benefit from chiropractic treatments both before and after they practice and perform.

Professional sports leagues including Major League Baseball (MLB) along with the National Football League (NFL) have recognized these benefits for years, with most teams employing their own official sports chiropractor. National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) graduates Marc Legere, DC, and Randy Cybulski, DC, (who himself was an NFL player earlier) have also treated these professional athletes in private practice.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Graduate School Information & Events

Considering a Career in Chiropractic Medicine? Come Visit Us in Florida on June 3!

If you are considering pursuing a path towards becoming a chiropractor, National University’s Florida site 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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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Massage Therapy

The Value of Pursuing a Career in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

In a world where technology and business are growing, so are chronic disease, obesity, depression, and anxiety. Nowadays, people are searching for ways to improve their quality of life. With interest in fitness and wellness on the rise, the mainstream media has helped spread awareness of how complementary and alternative medicine can be utilized to improve health.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Graduate School Resources

5 Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Doctor of Chiropractic Program

Deciding to become chiropractic physician is a big decision — choosing where to earn your degree can be an even bigger decision when you consider the important questions listed below.

Many people are unaware that there are distinct differences in philosophy among chiropractic schools. Some schools focus exclusively on adjusting as the primary treatment for all patient conditions, adhering to a more traditional “chiropractic philosophy.” While others teach students to use modern medical science, evidence-based treatments, medical diagnostics and laboratory tests, and never hesitate to refer or co-manage a case with an MD or other health care practitioners, when required. 

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Graduate Student Stories

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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Chiropractic Medicine

How Much Do Chiropractors Make Today and Why

The field of chiropractic medicine continues to grow and evolve despite being a discipline that is more than 100 years old. Today, some of those changes are taking place in practice, and affect the compensation a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), or a chiropractic physician as they are also known, earns as a result.

If you are wondering “how much do chiropractors make?” you are not alone. It is a growing area of interest that is studied by other industries as well. The 2018 salary and expense survey from Chiropractic Economics shows that the average Doctor of Chiropractic salary in 2018 is $107,310, which is a significant increase from $76,542 in 2016. This differs from their total compensation, which will be discussed later.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine

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

If you are considering a career in chiropractic medicine 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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Chiropractic Medicine, Graduate Student Stories

What I Want You to Know About My Decision to Go to Grad School for Alternative Medicine

My decision to go into the healthcare field was simple: I wanted to help people. The real challenge, however, was narrowing down the many career options into the one that aligned best with my interests.

As I considered a career in health care, I took the time to learn about the future of the industry. I learned about the demand for complementary and alternative medicine was increasing and that, because of this demand, more alternative medicine practitioners could be found working alongside MDs in hospitals, clinics, education, and research. Encouraged by this, I also considered other aspects of becoming a natural health care practitioner.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Graduate School Information & Events

3 Steps to Applying to a Graduate Program at NUHS

Are you ready to apply for one of the graduate programs offered at NUHS, including doctor of chiropractic medicine, doctor of naturopathic medicine, master of science in acupuncture, or master of science in oriental medicine?

Here are 3 steps to successfully apply to the graduate degree program of your choice:

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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