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Chiropractors and Acupuncturists Team Up for Joint Approach to Healing

In their clinical training, Doctor of Chiropractic students at New York Chiropractic College work in one of four NYCC health centers. Each of these centers offers clinical experiences to both chiropractic and acupuncture students so that while they are gaining hands-on training, they are also acquiring rich and diverse clinical experiences in multidisciplinary settings — working… Read more »

Chiropractic and Nutrition

Many chiropractic students see the positive impact that eating well can have on their own lives and health, but it also can make for a great addition to a practitioner’s services offered. Ana Maria Mosie, CNS, LDN, an alumna of New York Chiropractic College’s Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition  (MSACN) Program, says that… Read more »

Chiropractic Sports Specialization, with Dr. Emily Canfield

The chiropractic specialty in sports and human performance is in an exciting period of growth. Take, for example, the fact that the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games was, for the first time in history, a Doctor of Chiropractic. “More and more high-level athletes are demanding chiropractic care and insisting that… Read more »

NYCC Faculty Profile: Dr. Brian Cunningham

New York Chiropractic College Professor of Clinical Sciences Dr. Brian Cunningham didn’t always see himself teaching at the college — in fact, it found him somewhat serendipitously. An NYCC alumnus himself, Dr. Cunningham earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the school’s former location on Long Island, New York. After working for a year as… Read more »

NYCC Health Center Spotlight: Depew Health Center

The last year of a Doctor of Chiropractic student’s education is spent gaining hands-on training.  The Depew Health Center, located in the Buffalo area, is one of NYCC’s four New York-based clinics responsible for preparing future doctors for practice. It houses about 50 to 60 students at any one time, and works with the surrounding… Read more »

Business skills for entrepreneurs in chiropractic

Understanding business concepts, strategy, marketing, and even the administrative side of running a practice is crucial to any chiropractic entrepreneur, which many New York Chiropractic College graduates go on to become. It’s why NYCC Doctor of Chiropractic students take six practical business courses designed to help them understand the specific areas of management, entrepreneurship, administration,… Read more »

Evidence-Informed Management of Pain with Chiropractic, Part 2

In a previous blog post, we introduced how Dr. Mary Balliett, a faculty member at NYCC, practices evidence-informed chiropractic care for her patients. In her clinical practice, the differential diagnosis is the key to her success in treating routine and complex pain and wellness cases that come to her office. She shares her office with… Read more »

Management of Musculoskeletal Pain with Chiropractic, Part 1

Research shows that treating musculoskeletal pain with chiropractic is successful. Clinical guidelines translate this research into evidenced-informed practice recommendations. The World Federation of Chiropractic provides suggested reading lists to help chiropractors stay informed about the most recent research and clinical guidelines on treating pain with chiropractic. The lists cover many topics on chiropractic and pain,… Read more »

Chiropractic Students Take Advantage of Seneca Falls Health Center Opportunities

Imagine some of the greatest clinical faculty in chiropractic sharing their knowledge with you in a hands-on environment. This is something that Doctor of Chiropractic students at the Seneca Falls Health Center (SFHC) experience every day. One of the most sure-fire ways to gain clinical experience is through a hands-on approach and the experiences offered… Read more »

Alumnus Tim Simansky, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, and Chiropractic for Athletes

Doctor of Chiropractic students are trained in anatomy, physiology, and treating pain associated with exercise injury and overexertion, which leads many to pursue specialized careers working with athletes. Those who do often receive training in biomechanics, strength training and conditioning, and treating athletes with an array of musculoskeletal injuries. Such was the case with Dr…. Read more »