Speaker implores students to dream big, share chiropractic message

At the start of her presentation at Life West’s recent Friday seminar, Devin Vrana, DC, distributed safety pins to the audience. She wasted no time in challenging students and attendees to fulfill their potential. “This is the difference between a sick and suffering society,” she said
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Making HERstory

Students balance chiro studies with plan for ‘Making HERstory’

Life West students Ashley Gonzales and Nikki Kielkowicz are showing the world what it looks like to juggle responsibilities. They’ve spent the past several months balancing their chiropractic studies with planning for an upcoming conference, Making HERstory, that celebrates wome
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She’s a faculty assistant by day, and a filmmaker by night

By day, staff members at Life Chiropractic College West assist students and faculty while creating an ideal environment for a chiropractic education. By night, though, there’s time for labors of love. Life West staff member Nina Martinez’s labor of love is on YouTube, wher
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Life West dean talks about life-changing trips, working with A’s

Life West’s Bruce Chester has had a long, distinguished career in chiropractic. In addition to serving as the Dean of Clinical Competency at the college, Dr. Chester is also the official team chiropractor of the Oakland Athletics. Just as important to him, however, is his travel overs
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Life West mourns Board of Regents member, Dr. Jeanne Ohm

It is with a heavy heart that the Life Chiropractic College West Board of Regents acknowledges the passing of member Jeanne Ohm, DC. “Dr. Jeanne Ohm was a leader in the profession, and her contribution to the elevation of pediatric, pre- and post-natal chiropractic care has take
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Continuing Education

October CE offers classes on trapped nerves, adjusting extremities

October provides plenty of opportunities for doctors of chiropractic to earn CE hours at Life Chiropractic College West –  up to 39 hours through five classes offered throughout the month. The slate includes a pair of two-day classes, as well as a 12-hour CE Saturday. The two-day clas
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Life West Student Council donates 195 backpacks to local children

Embodying Life Chiropractic College West’s overall mission to give, do, love and serve, the college’s Student Council organized its annual event that provides new backpacks to local children in need ahead of the 2019-20 school year. In addition to donating $1,000 to the project out of
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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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Student Champion: Rebecca “Becca” Harris Champion for Life

HOMETOWN: Portland, Oregon What was your first experience with chiropractic? When I was a practice player for the Oregon State volleyball team, there was a chiropractor contracted to adjust our players and staff, which was pretty sweet. I got adjusted a couple of times but I didn’t no
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