The WAVE 2019 draws speakers, attendees from around world

Life Chiropractic College West’s annual conference, The WAVE, promised world-class speakers, valuable learning opportunities and chances to network with friends and colleagues. More than 1,000 conference-goers ventured from various countries to the Oakland Marriott City Center to enjo
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September CE on anatomy offers time in cadaver lab

If you attended The WAVE, Life Chiropractic College West’s annual chiropractic conference held in August, you may have completed your required hours this year. But that’s no reason to skip over the excellent programming our Postgraduate & Continuing Education program has lined up
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Workouts at Life West get an upgrade with new fitness equipment

As part of a joint effort between students and staff at Life Chiropractic College West, the on-campus fitness center has received a major face-lift. New exercise machines have been ordered, including treadmills and rowing machines, with the goal of providing increased reliability for
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Dr. Glowaki revs up students ahead of presentation at The WAVE

Ahead of his upcoming discussion at The WAVE, Brad Glowaki, DC, visited Life Chiropractic College West on Friday for a pair of events designed to inform and inspire students. In addition to his duties as a special guest at Friday’s seminar, Dr. Glowaki also hosted a lunch event where
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Salutogenesis and the Future of Chiropractic

In the recent issue of the Life West magazine, we talk about the term Salutogenesis and how it applies to the chiropractic model of health. In the past issue of the magazine, Life West took a stand on the term vertebral subluxation. We wrote about why it was an important phrase in tod
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Salutogenesis, Chiropractic Philosophy and Clinical Service

In the recent issue of the Life West magazine, we talk about the term Salutogenesis and how it applies to the chiropractic model of health. In the past issue of the magazine, Life West took a stand on the term vertebral subluxation. We wrote about why it was an important phrase in tod
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Chiropractors in Canada, Australia address attacks against vitalism

When chiropractic faces a threat, Life Chiropractic College West takes notice. Chiropractors who follow a Vitalistic or Salutogenic philosophy, which encourages the creation of health via chiropractic, have become the target of campaigns in both Australia and Canada. While the two cou
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Dan Murphy book review: The Hacking of the American Mind

The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains AUTHOR: Robert Lustig, MD (Avery, 2017) A little background (not in the book) Increased, sustained sympathetic tone increases the release of norepinephrine. Increased, sustained sympat
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NUCCA President, Life West faculty member Scholten to speak at The WAVE

One of Life Chiropractic College West’s exciting, newly hired faculty members will take the stage at The WAVE. Jeff Scholten, DC, came on board earlier this year, and he’ll be sharing his expertise with conference attendees in Oakland this August. Dr. Scholten most recently led a clas
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Faculty member Thompson grateful for Life West community

It’s safe to say that Life Chiropractic College West faculty member Mark Thompson, DC, has lived a full life. It’s also safe to say that the world of chiropractic has saved him on multiple occasions. Dr. Thompson’s active, physically-strenuous lifestyle has led to what he calls a “six
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