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DC Student Takes Career Dreams to the Ice Rink

As National Hockey League (NHL) legend Wayne Gretzky once said, “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” For trimester 8 student Ashley Fox, one shot—or, in her case, one Instagram message—was all it took for her to realize her dream of working with professional hockey players. Ashley found a new way to network: social media. While scrolling through Instagram during her seventh trimester, she came across the profile of retired Boston Bruins player Jeff LoVecchio. Originally from St. Louis, Jeff now trains young, elite hockey players from the 18U AAA-NHL level. “He has over 11,000 followers on …

DC Student Learns from First-Class Chiropractors Through Preceptorship Program

Logan’s Preceptorship Program allows qualified Doctor of Chiropractic students in their 10th and final trimester to gain invaluable real-world experience in a clinical environment of their choice. For 15 weeks, students work alongside experienced chiropractic professionals in a variety of settings, helping them stand out in an increasingly competitive job market. Ahead of her graduation this summer, Shelby Hummel recently completed a preceptorship at Denver Sports Recovery, a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center that offers cutting-edge equipment, facilities and services to everyone from elite professional athletes to “weekend warriors.” “At the beginning of my 8th trimester, I reached out to Dr. Ralph …

Jordan Forget, MS (’21), Scores Big with the Dallas Mavericks

After graduating Logan University’s Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (MS-SSR) program in 2021, Jordan Forget landed his dream job as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. “I was never the best student, but I found a deep interest in sports science and rehabilitation,” said Jordan. “Before long I knew I had found the right career.” Jordan received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst before pursuing his MS-SSR degree from Logan. “COVID-19 made getting a master’s degree a bit more challenging,” said Jordan. “But luckily I found …

St. Louis 2022 World Para Powerlifting Parapan American Open Championship Sponsors

Thank you to all the sponsors of the St. Louis 2022 World Para Powerlifting Parapan American Open Championships! Eleiko Eleiko delivers products that help athletes push the boundaries of human potential through its focus on precision, quality, and safety. Drury Hotels With more than 150 hotels in 26 states, Travel Happy with Drury Hotels. 360 Quality Care + Transport Services At the crossroads of hospitality and healthcare, 360 Quality Care + Transport Services is the preferred non-emergency medical transportation provider throughout the St. Louis metro areas and surrounding counties. FSC Fresh. Savory. Creative. FSC is St. Louis’ foodservice company, here …

Interdisciplinary Care for Athletes

By Jude Miller, DC (’11), MS (’11), CCSP, ICSC, CME The journey to becoming a chiropractor has many possible paths, each filled with unique experiences, challenges and rewards. During the educational experience, the ideal scenario would be to explore various settings and populations to work with. While most chiropractors focus on general population, others may choose to focus on functional medicine, pediatrics or working with athletes. Focusing on sports medicine is a very rewarding specialty that allows chiropractors to treat a variety of ages and skill levels. I’ll share my own journey in becoming a sports chiropractor and some of …

Meet the Presenters: Careers in Athletic Training Webinar

Meet the Presenters: Careers in Athletic Training Webinar

Athletic trainers are making a difference in fields ranging from professional sports to the performing arts. Is a career in athletic training right for you? Explore the options in our free, live webinar on Careers in Athletic Training on Wednesday, July 14 at 5 p.m. CST, featuring an interactive panel discussion with the program director and faculty from Logan’s Master’s in Athletic Training program as well as athletic trainers working in the field, including: Curtis M. Wildes, PhD, ATC, CSCS, DO(EU) Adjunct Faculty, Logan University Dr. Wildes brings more than 15 years of expertise in human performance optimization within sports medicine, …