Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Policy and Research News, Thought Leadership
NWHSU Students Attend “Day at the Capitol”

Both the Minnesota Chiropractic and Acupuncture Associations (MCA and MAA) hosted a “Day at the Capitol” in 2024. NWHSU students and alumni attended and practiced lobbying for their professions. Students and doctors meet with senators and representatives based on their… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Thought Leadership
Recipes for Cold and Flu Season

January in Minnesota brings icy temperatures and means cold and flu season is in full swing. Reduced snowfall this year in the metro area can correlate with less moisture in general that can cause nose and throat irritation. Chinese medicine-based… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
NWHSU Alum Speaks at UMN Grand Rounds

Northwestern Health Sciences University alum Sophia Bouwens, MSAc, LAc spoke at the University of Minnesota last month. Bouwens presented about acupuncture for spinal cord injuries at the UMN Grand Rounds. She is currently involved in research at the HealthPartners Neuroscience… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Six TCM Health Tips for Winter

As we head into winter, it’s easy to put health and wellness on the back burner. Winter in Minnesota brings colder temperatures, snow and rain, biting wind, dry air and fewer hours of daylight. This can be hard on our… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy
Team Players: NWHSU Alumni Supporting Athletes

When you think of sports practice, what comes to mind? NWHSU alumni are supporting athletes in creative and exciting ways. From sideline care to functional mobility training, our alumni help athletes—in the broadest sense—train, compete, recover, and just live full,… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Looking at Acupuncture Schools? Consider Minnesota

Looking at Acupuncture Schools? Make Sure Minnesota is on Your List Why the Twin Cities are an Ideal Place to Move for Grad School in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine When you’re deciding where to go to acupuncture school, you’ll weigh… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Policy and Research News
NWHSU’s CACM Wraps Palliative Care Project with Mayo Clinic

NWHSU’s College of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine recently wrapped up a three-year consulting Palliative Care Project with Mayo Clinic in Rochester. “The collaboration was an exciting project from the beginning,” said Jessica Frier, DAOM, dean of the College. “The intention… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture Private Practices: Careers in a Small Town

Interested in Acupuncture Private Practices? Graduates of NWHSU pursue diverse acupuncture careers: from opening solo acupuncture private practices across the country, to practicing in interdisciplinary clinics, to working in major health systems. Lanna Schwab LAc, ‘16 moved to Two Harbors,… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture and Pregnancy-Related Low Back and Pelvic Pain

Researchers looked at pain, functional status, and quality of life in people with lower back and pelvic pain during pregnancy. Data was pulled from 10 studies that included over 1000 pregnant woman.   Meghan Mabe, DCM, LAc, NWHSU grad and practitioner… Read More ›

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Policy and Research News
CDC Recommends Chiropractic Care, Acupuncture, and Massage Therapy in New Opioid Guideline

Last week, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. The guideline, intended to help clinicians provide pain management for adults, advocates for a patient-centered approach, including evidence-based nonpharmacologic… Read More ›