Tag: doctor of chiropractic careers

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

NYCC Student Journal: A Fall Trimester Recap

  Fall trimesters at NYCC always fly by, and yet so much has happened this year. We started off this trimester with one of the largest events hosted by the school for students, alumni, faculty and staff: Homecoming. This year, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of our campus in the beautiful Finger Lakes. As a… Read more »

A bright future for careers in chiropractic

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) students at New York Chiropractic College and schools across the country prepare for an optimistic future in chiropractic. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected change in employment from 2014 to 2024 for Doctors of Chiropractic is 17 percent — a significantly faster growth rate than the 7 percent… Read more »