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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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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Case study: Improving diagnosis

Kim Khauv, DC, a member of the Life West faculty, recently co-authored a research article published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research: “Cervical Spine Subluxation Leading to Discoligamentous Injury Following a Motor Vehicle Accident: A Case Report.” Here’s an
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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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Dr. Rosa brings expertise on trauma after brain injury to The WAVE

Scott Rosa, DC, is among the nationally-acclaimed chiropractors who will be speaking at The WAVE this summer. His 32 years of experience in chiropractic care, plus tenures on boards at the Trauma Imaging Foundation, the R.W. Sweat Research Foundation and the National Institutes of Hea
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World-class chiropractor Glowaki set to speak at The WAVE

In the 20 years since his graduation from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Brad Glowaki, DC, has provided holistic chiropractic care to his community, as well as elite and professional athletes, in his Seal Beach, CA practice. In fact, he was designated as a Team USA chiroprac
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