Integrating Nutrition into a Chiropractic Practice
Recorded On: 02/10/2022
Join Dr. Cindy Howard as she explores what supplements can do, how long to keep patients on them, and how to navigate dosages. The session will provide several helpful protocols to implement safely among your patient population as soon as you return to your practice. Dr. Howard will discuss musculoskeletal conditions, as well as topics such as sleep and fatigue, that can stifle patients’ progress to heal. She will also illustrate how chiropractic physicians are well-positioned to provide the education patients are asking for regarding nutritional recommendations. Participants will gain insights into how to leverage supplements to speed up healing, decrease inflammation, and reduce pain, as well as how to create a plan with proper dosage and length of treatment time.
- Interpret what supplements can be utilized with patients to speed up healing, decrease inflammation and reduce pain.
- Create a plan with the proper dosage and length of treatment time utilizing proper supplementation.
- Discuss the benefits of their recommendations to their patients.
Cindy M. Howard
Board Certified Chiropractic Internist
Dr. Cindy M. Howard is a Board-Certified Chiropractic Internist and Nutritionist in private
practice and the owner of Innovative Health & Wellness Center in Orland Park, Illinois and also
holds a license in the state of Florida. She speaks nationally, presenting on topics including
Pre- and Post-Concussion Nutrition, Neuroadrenal Dysfunction and Infection in sport, Male and
Female Pelvic Disorders, Pediatrics, Immunology, GI Disorders, Endocrinology, Nutritional
Blood Analysis Interpretation and Genetics.
She is also the owner of DC consulting; assisting private practices improve their
communication skills and improving patient adherence while building a better functional
medicine and nutritional practice.
She is the co-founder of Advanced Education; an entity that runs CE programs for the Internal
For the last 8 years she has served as the Illinois delegate for the American Chiropractic
Association and as the alternate for 6 years prior to that. She has served on the membership,
professional development, clinical guidelines, bylaws and grievance committees. She was
the recipient of the Flynn/Lynch award in 2015 for outstanding service.
She is a past president of the ACA Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders and currently
serves as the Vice President of the College of Pharmacology and Toxicology. She also serves
on the medical advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, serves as a board
member for Before the Hit and Djor Intelligence Guards. Dr. Howard is an associate editor of
The Original Internist and a regular contributor for the Illinois Chiropractic Society online
In 2020 Dr. Cindy Howard was award the Chiropractor of the Year from the Illinois Chiropractic
Locally Dr. Howard serves as a board member for the Frankfort Falcons Youth football
organization, the concussion oversight team for the local school district and is the team
chiropractor for the Natural Wrestling Club.
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