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Healing a nation in pain with evidence-informed chiropractic

Approximately 100 million U.S. adults are burdened by chronic pain every year, with an estimated annual national economic cost of $560-635 billion, according to Relieving Pain in America. Dr. Mary Balliett, chiropractor and professor at New York Chiropractic College, says that her most important job as a chiropractor is to determine a differential diagnosis to… Read more »

Sports Symposium Blog – DC and Acupuncture

The recent New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) Sports Symposium was packed with four incredible speakers who utilize the modalities of chiropractic and acupuncture to treat athletes and sports-related injuries.  As noted by Assistant Professor Michael Pingicer, LAc, of NYCC’s Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, many athletes opt for natural approaches as they… Read more »

VA Relationships and NYCC Chiropractic Students

Every year, before starting their careers, many of New York Chiropractic College’s Doctor of Chiropractic students take advantage of the opportunity to pursue their final clinical practice hours within a Veterans Administration setting. NYCC has relationships at four VA hospitals in the state of New York: Canandaigua, Rochester, Bath, and Buffalo. Below, Dr. Matthew Coté,… Read more »

Thinking about a career as a chiropractor?

By Dr. David Odiorne at NYCC What should you expect when pursuing a career as a chiropractor? You’ll be a professional healthcare provider, helping patients optimize health, achieve peak performance, and live a pain-free life. You’ll be respected as a leader in your community, and your income will allow you to provide your family with… Read more »

What is diagnostic imaging?

As a part of their scope of practice, chiropractors in all 50 states and Canada are licensed to perform and interpret X-rays to help them understand sources of various types of health conditions and determine best treatment options for patients. Diagnostic imaging, formerly known as radiology, is the broad term that encompasses conventional radiographs (X-rays),… Read more »

How real-world experience benefits patients

How does the hands-on, multidisciplinary nature of chiropractic benefit patients? Karen Bobak, D.C., Ed.D., Dean of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College, says that it comes down to application. Students take a full year of gross anatomy, as well as two trimesters of neuroscience, physiology and more, building a crucial foundation in understanding the human… Read more »

When should I visit a chiropractor for my back pain?

In a recent post for Fox News, Dr. Bill Lauretti, an associate professor at New York Chiropractic College and media spokesperson for the American Chiropractic Association, mentions a few warning signs to determine when back pain means it’s time to visit a chiropractor. These warning signs include pain radiating down the back of your legs,… Read more »

NYCC Health Center Spotlight: Rochester

The Rochester Health Center is New York Chiropractic College’s newest — located in a commuter region south of the city of Rochester, treating chiropractic patients Monday through Friday. Dr. Aizhong Li also treats acupuncture patients on Mondays and Tuesdays. Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Ryan Nadeau is a 2008 NYCC Doctor of Chiropractic graduate. Dr. Nadeau… Read more »

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 »