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 ›
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 ›
Dr. Renee Opens Well Connected “Reimagining Routine” Event
This January, Well Connected Twin Cities hosted “Reimagining Routine,” an event bringing together diverse health practitioners and health seekers to bring a refreshing change as we come into 2023.   NWHSU faculty member and director of integrative care Dr. Michele Renee... Read More ›
Acupuncture and Pregnancy-Related Low Back and Pelvic Pain
A new metanalysis published by the BMJ (British Medical Journal) concluded that “acupuncture significantly improved pain, functional status and quality of life in women with LBPP [Low Back or Pelvic Pain] during the pregnancy.”   Researchers looked at pain, functional status,... Read More ›
Pirog Contributes to Unprecedented WHO Terminology Report
John Pirog, MSOM, DiplAc, DiplCH, LAc, worked with a team of scholars from around the world to develop the WHO international standard terminologies on traditional Chinese medicine. "I was part of a team of scholars spread across the globe, each... Read More ›