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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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Chiropractic Medicine, Graduate School Information & Events

Jumpstart your career in Chiropractic Medicine at NUHS on October 14!

Are you considering becoming a chiropractic physician? We, at National University of Health Sciences, know that preparing for a career in medicine can be challenging. That is why we offer many opportunities for prospective students to visit the campus and learn about our programs.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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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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