Not only was she encouraged by her own outcome, but she was also enthralled with the possibility of one day owning and running her own business. She observed the Doctor of Chiropractic who helped her, her dad, and her grandpa. “Kira Bailey, D.C. was so inspiring, successfully running a female-owned business and genuinely connecting with her community. I thought, ‘I want to do that. I want to give back the same way she has helped me and so many others.’”
Now, Michael has big dreams for after graduation. “I’d like to work under an established doctor of chiropractic for a while before opening my own practice and I’d love to work with a big LGBTQIA+ population to promote inclusive health care and general health and wellness with that population.”
Beyond a traditional clinical environment, students working at the VA hospitals also learn how D.C.s work with medical professionals across many disciplines, for the benefit of the patient. Faith worked alongside neurology, rehabilitation, mental health services and pain management. Their knowledge and expertise on various manners left Faith doing additional research at home after work. She credits using everything she learned at Palmer College, from day one, in some way or another.
For her presentation, Alecia focused on Core Strength Training during Pregnancy for a Female with Low Back Pain.