Logan’s Fall 2020 Plan + COVID-19 Updates

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Improving Patient Outcomes Through Co-Managed Care

Michael Jula, DC recently experienced an opportunity to change a patient’s perspective on chiropractic care and also teach his students a valuable lesson. As an instructor and clinician at the Montgomery Health Center on Logan’s campus, Dr. Jula works to provide successful outcomes for patients, such as Elizabeth Koch, who came to the clinic with severe lower back pain. “Chiropractic was my third option for addressing my back pain. I tried two other options first, and I went in to my chiropractic appointment with low expectations for easing my pain,” she said. “However, I have never been treated as well …

Logan Health Centers Featured on Fox 2 News St. Louis

To increase our local community’s access to quality chiropractic care and to provide opportunities for our students to engage in the delivery of evidence-based, patient-centered health care services, Logan University Health Centers have implemented a flat fee structure of $10.00 per office visit at both the Montgomery Health Center and the Mid Rivers Health Center. Dr. Aimee Jokerst, assistant director of clinical experience, joined Fox 2 St. Louis to speak about the services provided at the Health Centers, what patients can expect, and how patients can schedule an appointment with our faculty clinicians and student doctors. Watch the interview:  …

Logan University Health Centers Adopt New Flat Fee Structure of $10 per Visit

Logan University Health Centers have implemented a flat fee structure of $10.00 per office visit at both the Montgomery Health Center on Logan’s campus in Chesterfield and the Mid Rivers Health Center in St. Peters. This fee will cover all services performed during most visits, including examinations, chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture and more (excluding orthotics, radiology services, lab services and any nutritional supplementation or products). “Our goal is twofold,” said Joseph Pfeifer, DC, associate provost and dean of the College of Chiropractic. “We want to increase our local community’s access to quality chiropractic care, and as a chiropractic training program, we …

Your Whole Health: Gardening & Yard Work Tips

A hand shovel scoops up dirt in the garden

Warmer weather means more time spent outdoors and a new set of tasks like planting and watering flowers, picking up fallen limbs or mowing the lawn. Aimee Jokerst, DC (’97), FIAMA, assistant director of clinical experience at Logan, and Mero Nunez Jr., DC, assistant professor, offer tips on how to stay safe and healthy while spending more time working in your lawn or garden, including an easy-to-remember acronym developed by Dr. Nunez: POT. P – pace yourself. Gardening and yardwork are much like a marathon, not a sprint. Be sure to take breaks and don’t do too much work at …

Your Whole Health: Keeping Your Mind & Body Healthy

Woman meditating outside

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it has become increasingly important to maintain mindfulness and reduce stress. Physical activity is a great way to positively impact overall health and happiness. Theresa DeLorenzo DCN, RD, Program Director of Nutrition and Human Performance at Logan, has been practicing yoga for 12 years. “Activities like yoga can help clear your mind, decrease stress and help to prevent long-term chronic diseases,” said Dr. DeLorenzo. Some of the same benefits can be found in meditation practices as well. Kristina Petrocco DC, MS, FICC, Director of Assessment and Accreditation at Logan has been meditating for …

Logan Staff Host Weight Management Webinar

Theresa DeLorenzo, DCN, RD and Kelsey Boylan, DC

Faculty, staff and students are invited to join Theresa DeLorenzo, DCN, RD, program director for Logan’s Master’s in Nutrition & Human Performance, and Kelsey Boylan, DC, Integrated Health Center clinician and adjunct faculty, for a webinar on Weight Management the Healthy Way. The webinar will be held at 5:30 PM (CST) Tuesday, June 16. Please find Zoom information below: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91613593598 Meeting ID: 916 1359 3598