Clinical and Holistic Health Services
We offer chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, massage therapy, nutrition, and naturopathic medicine services. Our patients are treated by faculty clinicians, often assisted by student interns of NWHSU.
Our acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine services are provided by either a faculty clinician or a student intern who is supervised by a faculty clinician. If you choose treatment provided by a student intern, you’ll receive a treatment plan based on the diagnosis of the intern and their supervisor, at a reduced fee. You may seek healthcare advice from both the intern and their supervisor.
Our naturopathic medicine services are provided by a licensed naturopathic doctor. Massage therapy is provided by nationally board certified massage therapists.
We make evidence-informed decisions based on your individual needs. Our healthcare providers collaborate with each other. Evidence shows that collaboration and integrative care produce better outcomes for our patients.
Northwestern Health Sciences University is a leader in the field of integrative and collaborative care – team-based care for the patient. Through well-developed, evidence-informed care pathways, patients are experiencing improved outcomes and satisfaction.
The goal of chiropractic care is to relieve pain and improve the body’s overall physical function. Your doctor of chiropractic will take a health history, conduct a physical examination, determine a diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan. You might be treated with a variety of techniques and therapies. Your doctor will help you determine the best course of action to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.
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Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine
Acupuncture relieves pain, restores vitality and enhances life. Acupuncture works by stimulating the body at prescribed points using sterile disposable needles no thicker than a human hair.
Acupuncturists often prescribe Chinese herbal formulas to deepen the effect of treatment and complete the healing changes that acupuncture has begun.
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Massage therapy is designed to relieve pain, promote health and wellness, prevent injuries and rejuvenate the body. We provide relaxation, therapeutic and rehabilitative massage services. Our nationally-certified therapists have mastered techniques and therapies to treat your specific condition.
Relaxation technique has the intent of relaxation and general wellbeing. Methods may include reflexology and/or Swedish, pregnancy, infant or geriatric massage.
Clinical or Advanced Technique
Clinical or Advanced Technique incorporates massage therapy methods with clinical intent that require advanced training and highly skilled techniques. They are used to meet patient’s individual needs and are related to a condition, injury and/or symptom. Techniques may include neuromuscular therapy, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy and/or reflexology.
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Naturopathic medicine prevents or addresses illness and restores health by recognizing the body’s innate healing ability. Your naturopathic doctor will offer treatment plans that include nutrition, lifestyle counseling, botanical or ayurvedic medicine, and homeopathy. Your diagnosis may require lab tests and the treatment plan my include natural supplements and vitamins.
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Learn how to build a foundation of healthy and sustainable habits you can carry throughout life to properly fuel your body and improve your health.
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