Acupuncture, Period Pain, and PMS
Every month, many people who menstruate expect painful cramping, breakouts, headaches, and other symptoms before or during their periods. It's common to reach for heating pads or over-the-counter painkillers to get through. But are there other ways to manage symptoms,... Read More ›
Evans, Maiers Co-Author ‘Best Article of 2022’
A randomized controlled trial conducted at Northwestern Health Sciences University was voted best article of 2022 by the Journal of Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. Roni Evans, DC, PhD, MS ‘93 and Michele Maiers DC, PhD, MPH ‘00 were co-authors on the... Read More ›
Spine Health and Hockey Players: a Perfect Team
How One Chiropractor Supports Hockey Players from Pewees to the Pros When you live in “The State of Hockey,” it’s common to see children comfortable in skates after they can walk. When those children start playing hockey, one thing quickly... Read More ›
Take a Summer Science Course at Northwestern Health Sciences University
A summer science course at Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) is a great way to catch up on your undergraduate science requirements. Our courses are flexible, class sizes are small, and professors truly care about the success and well-being of... Read More ›
Growing as a Leader: Dr. Maiers Reflects on ACA Presidency
This January, Michele Maiers, DC, MPH, PhD completed her two-year term as President of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), the largest professional chiropractic organization in the United States. Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) is grateful to Dr. Maiers for her... Read More ›
SACA: The place for chiropractic students to connect on campus
At NWHSU, there are many ways to get involved, including an engaged student senate and over 40 active clubs on campus. Chiropractic student Kit Harlow writes about their experience as treasurer of the Student American Chiropractic Association chapter at NWHSU... Read More ›
NWHSU Alumni and Faculty Shine at Homecoming 2023
Northwestern Health Sciences 2023 Homecoming Symposium was held February 2- 4, featuring an inspiring group of experts presenting various topics impacting the chiropractic profession.  Nineteen of the speakers were NWHSU graduates, faculty members, or both!   Keynote: Interdisciplinary Care for Low... Read More ›
Why Girls Should Lift, and How to Get Started
Why Girls Should Lift Weights Who is weightlifting for? The answer may not be what you think. Almost everyone can benefit from lifting and strength and conditioning—which can help reduce injuries, increase bone density, and improve body image. However, many... Read More ›
Coordinated Care in Health Systems
It’s Time to Make it the Norm Chronic pain is a massive problem in the United States, affecting one in five adults. Given the scale, treating chronic pain effectively should be a top priority for health systems. However, most systems... Read More ›
Drs. Fier and Lawrenz-Smith Receive CAAHP Grant to Support New Course Development
Dr. Fier and Dr. Lawrenz-Smith received a CAAHP grant to support their new course, Application Pathways- a course for pre-MD/DO students.   The course will serve to guide students through the medical school preparation and admission process. The goal is to... Read More ›