November 2013

Open House – December 10th

Are you interested in starting a rewarding New Career as a Doctor of Naprapthic Medicine? Please join us at our Open House on December 10th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. [box]Including light refreshments, mini Naprapathic treatments by our Interns, and the opportunity to meet the staff, faculty and students of SUNM.[/box] Please invite any family and friends who may also be interested in learning more about SUNM. Please call 1.505.467.8777 with any questions. SUNM

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Naprapathic Medicine Success Stories

Naprapathy is on several large plans in the State of New Mexico that insure State Employees. Because of this, we treat a lot of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and sciatica with much success, which are two diagnoses that can be exacerbated by sitting at a computer for 8-10 hours a day under stressful situations. CTS is usually a symptom from upper back and neck restriction, NOT wrist (or carpal) inflammation. When someone sits for hours

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Now accepting Veteran Education Benefits!

Education is essential for your career, both in uniform and out.  Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine is now accepting Veterans’ Education Benefits!   These benefits enable eligible Veterans, service persons, and certain dependents of Veterans to receive VA educational funding.  Benefits vary by program, so please visit the VA site for more information.

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History of Naprapathy

Today, naprapathy is a branch of manual medicine that focuses on manipulating connective tissues in order to relieve pain. But where did naprapathy come from? In the early 1900s,  Dr. Oakley Smith conducted research on connective tissues and their effect on nerves. In  1907, Smith founded the field of naprapathy and opened his own clinic in Chicago. Read on  to learn more about who Oakley Smith was and where naprapathy comes from. Who Was Oakley

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