Exciting partnerships help Life West CE reach new audiences

Life Chiropractic College West’s Continuing Education department has partnered with several major chiropractic organizations and professionals to allow doctors to more easily access instruction organized by Life West, and helping to spread the word about organizations that are m
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Dan Murphy book review: An Elegant Defense

An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives Author: Matt Richtel (2019) My entire career, I have had an interest in chiropractic and the immune system, sparked by seeing published anecdotes, journal studies and my own clinical experienc
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Bio-hacking

Does biohacking technology have a place in the chiropractic industry?

Maybe you’re looking for a way to boost your body’s performance. And keep performing at that higher level. And you don’t mind pulling in technology to help you do that. This is called biohacking. Defined by Bulletproof Nutrition Inc. founder Dave Asprey, biohacking centers around usin
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Chiropractic research in Canada

Perspective on chiropractic research in Canada

By Austin Bergquist, PhD  is a wonderful time to be a chiropractor in Canada. The profession has witnessed a gradual increase in utilization since the 1980s, women and diverse populations represent a greater proportion of the profession than ever before, and research activity designed
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Life West research prioritizes Vitalism, objective biomarkers that give insight to optimization of health

ow do we know – with irrefutable research and hard data – that someone who is living the chiropractic lifestyle is, in fact, healthier than the average person who is not receiving chiropractic care? That is the question before a small, deeply dedicated group of scientists led by Life
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Measuring the effects of chiropractic with biomarkers

There is so much information pertaining to the benefits of chiropractic for musculoskeletal problems and pain control that its efficacy is no longer questioned. The chiropractic approach is now routinely incorporated in clinical practice guidelines, the military, the work place (inclu
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Backing up the brain-body connection: Cutting-edge research shows physiological changes

Increasingly, policies from different chiropractic research groups and associations around the world are encouraging practitioners in the industry to focus on musculo-skeletal research to support their practice. Deed Harrison, DC, is a chiropractor who has spent the last decades condu
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Cal Chiro Doctor of the Year honors go to Life West’s Dr. Dieter

Congratulations are in order for Life West alumnus and adjunct faculty member Philip Dieter, DC, who recently was named Doctor of the Year by the California Chiropractic Association. Also known as Cal Chiro, the organization applauded his dedication to the group and his outstanding se
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New tool for Blair technique that uses 3D printer available

Recent Life West alumnus Josh Grey, DC, has a new tool available that uses 3D printing. A proponent of the Blair technique, which is a method of analyzing and adjusting the upper cervical vertebrae of the spinal column, Dr. Grey said he was using a tool to help measure leg length, whi
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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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