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Logan University Symposium 2023, April 13-16, 2023

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DC Student’s Dedication Reiterates Clinician’s Love for Working at Logan

  Nearly 4,000 miles from his home in Honolulu, HI on the island of O’ahu, Keeyan Parker, trimester 10 DC student, found a new home at Logan University. “Logan is like one big family,” said Parker. “Between sharing notes or giving real-world advice, everyone is always trying to help each other.” Currently in the pediatric rotation at the Montgomery Health Center, Keeyan enjoys being able to work with kids and see the difference chiropractic care makes in their lives. “Working with kids is aways fun,” said Parker. “Especially as a parent, seeing how the little things like posture correction can …

National Chiropractic Health Month Q&A: Dr. Norman W. Kettner

Dr. Norman W. Kettner

This October, during National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM), chiropractors around the country are promoting improved access to non-drug therapies and reminding people that chiropractic’s non-drug approach is on the frontline for pain management. In recognition of NCMH, Norman W. Kettner, DC (’80), DACBR, FICC, dean of research and professor emeritus of Logan’s Department of Radiology discusses the body of research he has conducted on the use of chiropractic for chronic pain management. Q: Could you provide an overview of the research you have conducted on how chiropractic care impacts the use of opioids? In collaboration with my research colleagues from …

Carmen Fronczak: Using Health Informatics to Improve Senior Care

Carmen Fronczak, RN, BBA, MS (’18) has made a career around helping others. She started as a nurse then moved into health care business development, where she spent 20 years working for various health care systems in the St. Louis area. “I had recently started working in senior living when I decided to further my education,” Carmen said. “I was the sales director at Friendship Village and wanted to move into the administrative side of the business, so I began looking at advanced degrees.” Carmen needed a flexible program that could fit alongside her already busy career and personal life. …

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Keep Moving

By Leslie Reece, DC, MS, CCSP, Assistant Professor and Health Center Faculty October is National Chiropractic Health Month, and this year’s theme of “Keep Moving!” perfectly describes the way in which chiropractors best help their patients. A chief priority in delivering high-quality chiropractic care is aiding the patient in returning to their daily activities without pain. One of the first ways in which chiropractors assess their patients is to investigate which movements aggravate the chief complaint. Subjectively, a patient may describe a specific mechanism of injury that instigated their pain. Or perhaps the complaint developed gradually over time as a …

Logan University Introduces Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics

A Doctor of Chiropractic lays her hands on a baby's back with a gentle touch as the child looks toward the camera.

Founded on more than 85 years of chiropractic education and as a leader in integrated health care, Logan University is proud to be the first chiropractic university in the U.S. to offer a Master of Science degree in Integrative Pediatrics. With an understanding that Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) can change the trajectory of children’s lives by improving their health, this degree program provides high-quality, clinically focused, specialized training for DCs who want to take their pediatric knowledge and expertise to a higher level and deliver safe and effective care modified for pediatric patients. “The Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics …

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 …