Episode 30: Cleveland University Kansas City

Cleveland University student Leslie Reece joins us to discuss her experience at one of the oldest chiropractic colleges in the US. She is a 7th Trimester student from Manhattan, Kansas and actively involved in the Student American Chiropractic Association.

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Episode 4: Sherman College of Chiropractic

An audio only version is available below, or for download on iTunes.

We've got an awesome show this time, all about Sherman College of Chiropractic. We had so much to talk about we ended up going a bit longer than usual, but I hope you can find time to tune in and hear about what fried chicken and B.J. Palmer impersonators have to do with straight chiropractic.

Joining me in this episode of Exploring Chiropractic are five wonderful ladies at Sherman in Spartanburg, South Carolina:

Anna Elkins 12th Quarter Chiropractic Intern

Virginia Voyles 5th quarter student, originally a native of Illinois. She has an undergraduate degree in business and worked in advertising sales and as a financial consultant for a period before becoming a chiropractic assistant.

Rachel Leskosky 4th quarter student from Pennsylvania, with an undergraduate background in Neuroscience

Ginny Gross 6th/7th quarters transfer student from National University and then Life in Atlanta, Georgia.

Robin Heaton 4th & 5th Quarter student. An "older" student who been in the alternative health care field for over 20 years. Attended two other chiropractic schools in the past (2000) and chose Sherman over returning to the chiropractic other schools.

Note: The ideas and opinions offered in this discussion are those of the host and guests and do not reflect the institutions discussed.


What's it like living in Spartanburg, South Carolina? Wikipedia: Spartanburg

Vitalistic Philosophy and focus on Vertebral Subluxation Wikipedia: The doctrine that "living organisms are fundamentally different from non-living entities because they contain some non-physical element or are governed by different principles than are inanimate things."

Southern Fried Friday

Talk the Tic www.facebook.com/talkthetic

New president Dr. Cordero

Sherman's Annual Lyceum

New Beginnings Seminars

Dynamic Essentials Seminars

'Tic Picks

Anna's: League of Chiropractic Women

Virginia Voyles: "The Peaceful Warrior"

Robin: International Federation of Chiropractors & Organizations

Ginny: International Chiropractic Pediatric Association

Rachel: "Palmer's Law of Life Vol 36."

Nathan's: "The Chiropractor" by D.D. Palmer, 1914

Episode 2: Life Chiropractic College West with Angel Ochoa

Angel Ochoa is a 10th Quarter student at Life Chiropractic College West who transferred from University of Western States. He posted a video almost exactly 1 year ago that has hit nearly 2000 views on YouTube and is still getting responses nearly everyday. In it, Angel describes the feeling of despair while attending a school that didn't match his philosophy of chiropractic, and the renewed excitement and love for the profession he has gained since transferring.

In our discussion, Angel shares how his life and experience at school has changed in the past year, what he loves about his clinic experience, and why the warehouse-turned-chiropractic-school still has bare walls, floors, and no ceiling tiles.

Note: The ideas and opinions offered in this discussion are those of the host and guests and do not reflect the institutions discussed.

Check out Life Chiropractic College West

Life West is located in Hayward, California, just across the bay from San Francisco. The curriculum focuses on correction of the vertebral subluxation and aims to give each student "an appreciation for the innate potential of the human body to heal and adapt to its environment."

Audio Only

The audio version of this discussion is available as a podcast. Just search for "Exploring Chiropractic" in iTunes. Or listen to it below.

Angel's Story

If you haven't yet, be sure to watch Angel's videos about his experience transferring to Life West, and leave him a comment!

Episode 1: Logan University with Scott Dodds

In this episode, I interviewed Scott Dodds via Google Hangout. Scott is a 9th trimester student in the Chiropractic and Masters of Sports Science Programs at Logan University.

Logan University is located in Chesterfield, MO and offers multiple programs including Doctor of Chiropractic, Masters in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Masters in Nutrition and Human Performance.

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