National University of Health Sciences recently signed an agreement to bring chiropractic care to Veterans at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, located just north of St. Petersburg, Florida. NUHS will hire a full-time chiropractic physician who, along with student interns, will work at Bay Pines as part of its Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department.
National University has received a $406K grant from Foot Levelers, Inc. to conduct a three-year study on the use of shoe orthotics for the treatment of chronic low back pain. The university will begin enrolling 225 volunteer subjects who have chronic low back pain in this new, randomized controlled clinical trial in March of 2014.
In September 2013, the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution recognizing October 7-11 as “Naturopathic Medicine Week.” In recognition of this milestone, NUHS is urging Illinois residents to call their state senators and representatives to support SB 1168 and HB 3645, which grant naturopathic physicians the right to practice as primary care doctors in Illinois.
This year marked the fifth annual “Turkey Bowl” at National University in Florida. It is perhaps the most anticipated and celebrated tradition among NUHS Florida faculty and students, and is a popular family event.
The Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians (ILANP) held a successful first conference at National University, and presented awards to both Dr. James Winterstein and Dr. Fraser Smith for their contributions to the naturopathic profession.
The Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians will hold its very first conference at National University, November 16th and 17th. The theme of the conference is "Integrative Approaches to Metabolic Disorders." Students, member and non-member physicians are invited to register.
NUHS clinicians and interns volunteered in the medical tent at the 2013 Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure in Tampa.The walk spanned a 60-mile route through several Tampa Bay communities, and the team had a total of 259 patient visits, including walkers, crew, volunteers and general staff.
October 24th is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day. To celebrate, National University of Health Sciences is offering free oriental medical consultations to new patients at the NUHS Whole Health Center in Lombard from October 24-31 by appointment.
October is National Chiropractic Health Month. National University and chiropractic physicians across the country are promoting the theme, “Get Vertical." Protect your health and joint mobility by standing or moving more each day.
Dr. Kurt Olding and Mr. Don Wisner recently donated a new Cox8 Table to National University of Health Sciences. Dr. Olding is a 1984 DC graduate of National, and Mr. Wisner is the president of Haven Innovation, Inc., the manufacturer of the Cox8 Table, engineered in partnership with Dr. James Cox.
Dr. Janet Lintala ('94) brings a multi-faceted approach to patients with autism, helping to restore function and reduce symptoms that accompany this diagnosis. In this video, hear why she believes chiropractic medicine is uniquely suited for helping autism patients.
Caitlin Spencer enjoys a rewarding career in massage therapy, and brings her experience to community service outreach. Her training at National University provides her the expert skills she uses every day in a busy commercial massage center.
Dr. Gregory Cramer, dean of research at NUHS, spoke at the fourth annual International Seminar of Chiropractic at University Feevale in Brazil This university is one of two offering chiropractic education in Brazil, where DCs are now working toward government recognition.
NUHS was well represented at the International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary and Integrative Medicine held at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Both Dr. Fraser Smith and Dr. Chris Arick offered presentations.
Dr. Terry Elder and Dr. Kevin Curtin released an innovative electronic textbook on October 22, titled: “Advanced Manipulation: Theory & Technique.” The landmark V-Book ™ series contains five volumes and over three and half hours of video instruction and sequential learning in chiropractic technique.