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Logan Clinicians Contribute to White Paper Addressing Chronic Pain

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More than 20 percent of adults in the United States suffer from chronic pain. Further, research has shown that chronic pain disproportionally affects low-income adults, women and adults over 65 years old. As chronic pain may affect one’s biological, psychological, social and economic state of being, its impact is widespread throughout entire communities. The Saint Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) is fighting back against this public health epidemic, and Logan clinicians have aided their efforts. “Addressing Chronic Pain: Integrating Physical Function Services into Community Health Centers” provides a blueprint for community health centers to implement physical function services. These services …

Concussion Management: Utilizing Exercise as a Recovery Tool

Dr. Jessica Russell

By Jessica Russell, DAT, MS, ATC, CSCS, Instructor in Logan’s Master’s in Athletic Training Program Fall sports season is fast approaching, and one of the hottest topics we circle back to every year is concussions. From the time I started my career as a certified athletic trainer to present day, many things have changed in how we diagnose and manage concussions in athletes and physically active populations of all ages and levels of competition. One of the most important changes I’ve seen during my time as a practicing clinician is a growing awareness.  Rarely will you hear the term “bell-ringer” …

14th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging

14th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging

Logan University welcomes Matthew F. Gornet, MD as the keynote speaker for the 14th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging. The Howe Oration will be livestreamed from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021 at www.logan.edu/live-from-logan/. No registration is required. Joseph W. Howe, DC, DACBR, Fellow ACCR was instrumental in the evolution of chiropractic radiology as a specialty and helped implement and maintain the highest standards in education, clinical practice and research throughout his long and productive career. Chiropractic radiology helped catalyze chiropractic integration into the modern health care system. The Joseph W. Howe Oration …

Logan-Affiliated Research Accepted to 2020-21 ACC-RAC

Eight platform presentations, 12 poster presentations and two workshops from researchers affiliated with Logan University have been accepted to the 27th Annual Association of Chiropractic Colleges-Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC), which is taking place virtually March 25-27, 2021, including: ACC-RAC 2020 AND 2021 ACCEPTED PLATFORM AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS ACCEPTED PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS: NEW for 2021: Aidan O’Brien1, Ashley Ruff1, Austin Panter2, Norman Kettner1   ¹Department of Radiology, Logan University, Chesterfield MO. 2Private Practice, Moscow Mills, MO: Radioulnar Synostosis in an Adolescent Baseball Player Michael Cole1, Jason Napuli2, Ross Mattox2,3  1Resident, St. Louis VA Medical Center-Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO.,  2Chiropractic Physician, St. Louis VA …

Two Decades of Groundbreaking Research

For two decades, Logan University has collaborated with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, to better understand the neuroscience underlying integrative medicine approaches to health care. To date, the collaboration has produced more than two dozen papers published in a variety of prestigious journals, including groundbreaking studies on acupuncture, chronic pain, spinal manipulation and vagus nerve stimulation. “Every clinician has a guess as to what’s going on when you conduct care,” said Norman Kettner, DC, DACBR, FICC, dean of research and professor emeritus of Logan’s Department of Radiology. “We’ve spent the last 20 …

Logan Ranks in Missouri and Southern Illinois’ Largest Research Universities List

Logan University was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2019 Largest Missouri and Southern Illinois Research Universities list, ranked by research funding received in 2019. In 2019, Logan University faculty, students and residents conducted research in diagnostic imaging, musculoskeletal ultrasound, chronic pain and functional neuroimaging. More specifically, the University’s collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital has resulted in more than two dozen papers, including groundbreaking studies on acupuncture, chronic pain, spinal manipulation and vagus nerve stimulation. Also of note in 2019, researchers from Logan collaborated with SPIRITT  Research Institute, a clinical research organization based in Town & Country, Missouri, on a phase 1 …