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NWHSU's Dale Healey: Hospital based massage therapy specific competencies

NWHSU dean Dale Healey's new publication focuses on "Hospital based massage therapy specific competencies".

March 06, 2019
Neuroscience 101: Understanding Opioid Addiction and How Chiropractic Can Help

Dynamic Chiropractic on how chiropractic can help with opioid addiction.

January 23, 2019
The Value of Chiropractic Gains Recognition in Nationally Published Research

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress shares how the release of four new studies highlighting a more patient-centered care model, including chiropractic care, proves to be an impressive win-win for all.

January 10, 2019
Be Well: Take A Stand. How to Counter the Health Effects of Prolonged Sitting.

NWHSU offers tips on how to do the least harm when you’re tied to a desk all day in Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well!

January 10, 2019
NWHSU's Michele Maiers report on back & neck pain featured in Minnesota Daily

In light of opioid crisis, researchers find ways to treat pain without prescription drugs.

November 09, 2018
Northwestern professor advises state on worker health

NWHSU's Osterbauer named to panel overseeing workers’ compensation, injury issues.

October 02, 2018
Be Well: The Latest Tools Being Used by Chiropractors

High-Tech Treatments: The Latest Tools Being Used by Chiropractors by Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine in the newest edition of Be Well featuring NWHSU experts!

September 27, 2018
NWHSU and AIHM: Transforming Health Care at annual conference

NWHSU recognized as integrative care leader as person-centered approach is highlighted in new film shown at the national AIHM conference.

September 25, 2018
Be Well: Can Acupuncture Really Help With Fertility?

Northwestern Health Sciences University specialist explains how this Traditional Chinese Medicine technique can complement western medical treatments with Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well.

August 24, 2018
Be Well: Wellness at Work

Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well examines how onsite health care like NWHSU's WorkSiteRight initiative helps employees and saves companies money.

July 25, 2018
Most Treatment for Back Pain is Wrong

Dr. Michele Maiers, Executive Director of Research & Innovation at Northwestern Health Sciences University discusses recent findings on low back pain and treatment.

May 18, 2018
Low back pain: A call to action answered at NWHSU

A call to action by one of the world’s leading medical journals is raising awareness and understanding about low back pain as a public health crisis.

April 03, 2018
The Lancet: Low back pain series

The Lancet publishes three papers on low back pain which address the issues around the disorder and call for worldwide recognition of the disability associated with the disorder and the removal of harmful practices.

March 28, 2018
Integrative Health & Wellness Caucus Focuses on Putting Health Back in Healthcare

Bipartisan Effort Cites Prevention and Integrative Health Solutions to Combat Opioid Crisis

March 28, 2018
Be Well: Heads Up - How Your Smartphone Is Damaging Your Spine

They may be smart but they're weighing us down, says a leading chiropractor from Northwestern Health Sciences University.

March 22, 2018
ACA Convenes Stakeholder Forum at NWHSU to Address Opioid Crisis, Collaboration

The American Chiropractic Association hosted a historic Stakeholder Collaborative Forum on Jan. 26 at Northwestern Health Sciences University to delve deeper into the current market need for chiropractors in combating the opioid crisis.

February 02, 2018
Study shows acupuncture significantly reduces joint pain for breast cancer patients

Acupuncture has been found to significantly reduce the debilitating joint pain experienced by women being treated for early stage breast cancer, according to research by SWOG, formerly the Southwest Oncology Group.

December 13, 2017
Study: Chiropractic Services Relieve Low Back Pain in Female Veterans

A new study finds that female veterans experience improvement in low back pain with a course of chiropractic care, according to the American Chiropractic Association.

December 13, 2017
Small Association Found between Antidepressants & Autism

The most conclusive study to date investigating the relationship between use of antidepressants during pregnancy and the incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was published this summer.

September 26, 2017
Urgent Need to Increase Use of Non-Drug Healthcare Recognized

The public health impact of the opioid abuse epidemic continues to astound. The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis issued initial recommendations to address the opioid abuse problem.

September 26, 2017
Stay-at-Home Mom Changes Gears and Comes to Northwestern

This former stay-at-home mom listened to her chiropractor and that advice came to change her life in more ways than one.

September 19, 2017
Northwestern Grads Provide Chiropractic Care at the World Games

Dr. Tim Stark, Director of NWHSU's Human Performance Center, as well as two additional Twin Cities doctors were part of the NWHSU alumni delegation to the 2017 World Games in Poland.

September 19, 2017
NWHSU's Dr. Mary Forte recognized as elite reviewer for Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Dr. Mary Forte of NWHSU's Wolfe Harris Center for Clinical Studies has been recognized as an elite reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

September 14, 2017
Northwestern professors win "Best Poster" award at AHMA conference

Accepted by Dr. Kashif Ahmad and John Pirog on behalf of a collaborative team of researchers from Northwestern Health Sciences University and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

September 26, 2014
Northwestern's Maiers on Top 10 list for health policy

As 2016 begins, Northwestern's Michele Maiers and her work made the Top 10 list for health policy initiatives in the year just passed.

January 05, 2016
$3.3 million NIH Grant Awarded for Headache Study

Research study to help determine the optimal number of chiropractic treatments for neck-related headaches

September 15, 2011
Supporting a community of lifelong learners

Two Northwestern faculty members earn PhD.

June 03, 2013
Faculty members engage in lifelong learning with Research Scholars Course

Faculty Scholars course focuses on using research in practice.

September 20, 2013
“Alternative” health care no longer alternative

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine changes name to “Complementary and Integrative Health.”

January 06, 2015
Northwestern research VP appointed to federal advisory committee

Dr. Gert Bronfort selected for health advisory committee.

February 18, 2014
North American chiropractic student survey spurs discussion on future of profession

Dr. Cheryl Hawk visited Northwestern Feb. 25 to present the University’s survey results against students from other colleges in a North American chiropractic student survey.

March 14, 2015
Northwestern professors publish research on using cell phones in the classroom

Professors find student-captured videos are valuable learning tools.

December 10, 2013
NWHSU research team earns top ACC-RAC award

Northwestern recognized with Best Paper for neck pain research.

March 26, 2014
Chiropractic an effective care option for back-related leg pain

Northwestern's latest clinical trial published in Annals of Internal Medicine

September 22, 2014
Northwestern Research Education Project Maintaining Pace of Progress

An update on the research project, now in its sixth year.

November 28, 2012
Dr. Bronfort Receives Lincoln Research Prize

The award is given to a chiropractic scientist who has demonstrated outstanding research contributions over the past three years.

September 19, 2012
Northwestern Research Paper Leads the Spine Journal Top 25 for 2011

Drs. Bronfort and Evans author top-ranked article.

June 15, 2012
Neck Pain Study Finds Chiropractic and Exercise More Effective than Medication

New research indicates that spinal manipulation and exercise are more effective at relieving neck pain in the long term than medications.

January 05, 2012
Northwestern Research Study Gets National News Attention

The findings of a research study on neck pain conducted at Northwestern made the national news this week.

January 05, 2012
Research Education Project Receives Additional Funding

The research team received $850,000 for CAM Education Research Project.

August 16, 2011
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