Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

NWHSU Alum Speaks at UMN Grand Rounds

acupuncture applications for spinal cord injuryNorthwestern 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 Center and works at Healing Response Acupuncture & Functional Neurology in Lake Elmo. 

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About the UMN Grand Rounds Lecture Series

The UMN Grand Rounds lecture was presented through the Minnesota Regional SCI Model System. It’s a collaboration between Allina Health/Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, the Mayo Clinic, Regions Hospital, and the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. They also participate in community engagement with Unite 2 Fight Paralysis, the Minnesota Spinal Cord Injury Association, the Get Up Stand Up to Cure Paralysis Foundation, the Minnesota Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium and the United Spinal Association.

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