Balancing the needs of patients: Evidence-based vs. evidence-informed care

Canadian-American physician David Sackett, often called the father of evidence-based care, birthed a broader development in health care: a shift from “trust in the experts” to “trust in numbers,” according to an online article in PubMed.gov. He could not have foreseen how evidence-bas
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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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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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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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Israeli Chiropractic Society to host CE seminar in Jerusalem

In conjunction with the Israeli Chiropractic Society, Life Chiropractic College West will hold a special event in Jerusalem this fall. Life West President Ron Oberstein, DC, will join Dan Murphy, DC, and Jeff Scholten, DC, for a two-day seminar, scheduled for Nov. 7-8 at the Ramada Je
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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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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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