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Did you miss it? Struggles & Sacrifice: the History of Chiropractic in New York State

250 years of priceless, living, breathing chiropractic experience packed into five chiropractic legends for one hour … UNITY was the message on Wednesday, October 11, which saw the monthly meeting for District 15 of the New York State Chiropractic Association take place on NYCC’s campus.  In the North Dining Hall, a dinner was hosted by… Read more »

Research resources for chiropractic students

As a researcher, Dr. Jeanmarie Burke, New York Chiropractic College Dean of Research and an associate professor, says it’s important to look for opportunities to understand the current literature as it relates to back pain. “Research literature and fact sheets on back pain provide opportunities to understand demographics, diagnostic tools, and treatment protocols.  From there,… Read more »

Building Relationships: A Foundation of Chiropractic

When Dr. Thomas Ventimiglia, New York Chiropractic College’s Dean of Postgraduate & Continuing Education, started to build his own private practice over 36 years ago, he laid his foundation on the principle that relationships matter. To Dr. Ventimiglia, a successful chiropractic career and practice was rooted in community involvement — becoming an advocate, a go-to… Read more »

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 »