Tag: chiropractic careers

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Careers in Chiropractic Specialization Spotlight: Pediatrics

In most healthcare professions, special considerations must be made in regards to children. In chiropractic, this is no different. Chiropractors may specialize in the area of pediatrics to best understand the special considerations that children need when it comes to chiropractic care. Dr. Jeana L. Voorhies, D.C., is a chiropractic instructor at New York Chiropractic… Read more »

How do you become a chiropractor?

According to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Practice Analysis of Chiropractic 2015, “Government inquiries, as well as independent investigations by medical practitioners, have affirmed that today’s chiropractic training is [equivalent to] medical training in all pre-clinical subjects.” A Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree is one of only three doctorate-level healthcare professions that require more than… Read more »