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Considering a chiropractic career? Here’s how to get started

Options for a career in health care are abundant. With so many possible career paths on the table, it can be challenging to find the one that fits with the goals held by a student in a health care pro...

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,...

Perspective on chiropractic research in Canada

By Austin Bergquist, PhD  It 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...

Life West research prioritizes Vitalism, objective biomarkers that give insight to optimization of health

How 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? ...

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,” acco...

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 routin...