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What Types of Exercise Are Best for Low Back Pain?

By Patrick Boylan, DC We know that exercise is an effective treatment for low back pain, especially when it’s a chronic issue. But with all the different types of exercises out there, how do you know which will get the best results? A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine in 2019 found that it depends on your goals. They broke it down into three categories of outcomes: reducing low back pain, increasing physical function and improving mental health. So, in honor of October being National Chiropractic Heath Month, let’s look at which types of exercise perform best …

Rising Chiropractor Dr. Ben Johnson Awarded by State Association

Ben Johnson, DC (’11), MS (’11), ICCSP of Nashville, Tennessee, has been named Rising Chiropractor of the Year by the Tennessee Chiropractic Association (TCA), the state’s largest professional organization for chiropractors.  This peer-nominated award is presented to a Tennessee chiropractic physician who has contributed generously of their time and talent, early in their career, to their profession and their community. “It is a great pleasure to present this award to Dr. Johnson on behalf of the association for his outstanding early achievements, as well as his promising future leadership,” Tiffany Stevens, executive director of the TCA, said.  “From his local …

Dr. Mary Unger-Boyd Named SORSI International Chiropractor of the Year

Logan Professor Mary Unger-Boyd, DC (’97), DICS, CACCP was named the 2021 International Chiropractor of the Year by the International Craniopathic Society and the Sacro Occipital Research Society International (SORSI). The award is given once a year for an individual’s service and contributions to SORSI and the International Chiropractic Profession. Dr. Unger-Boyd was presented with the award by 2020 recipient Dr. Jerry Hochman of Life University during the SORSI Homecoming in Sept. 29 – Oct. 2 in Denver where Dr. Unger-Boyd lectured on SOT® Methods for Pregnancy and Pediatrics for SORSI. “I am so honored to receive this award and to …

Meet the August 2021 Commencement Speakers

Logan University is thrilled to celebrate our graduates this weekend! An in-person commencement ceremony will be held for the August 2021 College of Chiropractic and College of Health Sciences graduates on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 10 a.m. in the William D. Purser Center on Logan’s campus. Additionally, an in-person commencement ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. to recognize the achievements of our April, August and December 2020 graduates of both the College of Chiropractic and College of Health Sciences. Each ceremony will be streamed here. Featured speakers for the commencement ceremonies include Lauren Hendrix, DC (’10), MS (’13) and …

Webinar: The Logan Chiropractic Student Experience

Webinar: The Logan Chiropractic Student Experience Date: 5 p.m. CST, Wednesday, June 30 Session led by: Devin Woods (Oklahoma City, OK), Megan Mattox (Midland, MI), CJ Gaertner (Wyckoff, NJ), Luke Shackleford (Smithville, AR) Are you considering chiropractic school? Get the insiders’ perspective on student life in one of the nation’s leading Doctor of Chiropractic programs. Join four current Logan University DC students for a lively, interactive webinar Wednesday, June 30. Representing four regions of the country, these student ambassadors will give you the straight story on what it’s like to live and learn in the vibrant St. Louis area, why …

Dr. Chris Williams, Team Chiropractor for Tampa Bay Buccaneers & Tampa Bay Rays

Back in the mid-90s when Chris Williams, DC (’98) was still a student at Logan, he wrote down three goals: Open two chiropractic offices Work with a professional sports team Retire by age 50 Dr. Williams proudly accomplished those goals at the end of 2020. But 2021 would bring one more life experience that Dr. Williams never could have imagined: being a part of the team that won the Super Bowl. Leading up to that, he recalls a single moment during halftime at the Buccaneers vs. Giants Monday night game on November 2, 2020. “It was super cold and we …