stay healthy this spring

Stay Healthy this Spring

Spring thaw brings blossoms, sunshine, and more opportunities to be active. With that may also come allergies, bug bites and muscle strains. Don’t let the less-than-favorable aspects of spring overshadow its finest qualities. Be ready to embrace the season whole-heartedly with these tips on staying healthy in the springtime. Daniel DeLapp, DC, LAc, ND East […]

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Dr. Delapp treats psoriasis

Health Centers of UWS East Portland Clinician Dr. Daniel DeLapp Spoke to the National Psoriasis Foundation on Natural Treatment Methods

Health Centers of UWS clinician Daniel DeLapp, DC, LAc, ND, was recently invited by the National Psoriasis Foundation to help train patient educators about safe, effective and low-cost natural therapies to treat patients with psoriasis. The talk was part of the launch of the Patient Navigation Center for the foundation. The goal of this new […]

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Using Routines to Control Eating Behaviors

Using Routines to Control Eating Behaviors

10 Sport and Performance Psychology Tips for a Sustainable Body Transformation By: Conrad L. Woolsey, PhD, CC-AASP, CHES Both eating and exercise have significant impacts on neurotransmitters, the limbic system (i.e., addiction center of the brain), and hormones that have profound influences on how one thinks and behaves. Research on hunger and metabolism hormones such […]

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Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine News: Community members weigh in on health concerns

When the executive director for the Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine (NWCLFM), Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES, began her role, her aim was clear – listen to the community and find out what they wanted from the center. “We didn’t want to just start a bunch of initiatives that we thought would be […]

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October is Chiropractic Health Month

UWS celebrates and promotes awareness October is National Chiropractic Health Month, and as part of this national push to promote awareness of and celebrate the profession, University of Western States is participating in a number of ways. Throughout the month of October, UWS will join thousands of chiropractic physicians and institutions nationwide in promoting #PainFreeNation […]

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UWS hires new functional medicine doctor for clinic system

Dr. Rachel Fischer will also teach, serving as the Integrative Therapeutics distinguished professor in functional medicine PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2015 – University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, recently added Rachel Fischer, MD, MPH to the UWS clinic system. Dr. Fischer’s background in preventive and functional medicine […]

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