Accreditation Incentive from a Senator

Naprapathy Doctorate in Santa Fe, New Mexico SUNM has been working hard to become accredited over the course of the last few years. This effort is evident, and is recognized by many members of the community including senators! Recently, Pete Campos, a state senator of 27 years and retired educator of 27.5 years, wrote an

NEXT OPEN HOUSES: August & September

If you are interested in starting a rewarding new career as a Doctor of Naprapathic Medicine: Join us at our Open House on August 27th &  September 10th at 10:00 AM. Including light refreshments, mini Naprapathic treatments by our Interns, and the opportunity to meet the staff, faculty and students of SUNM.

Providing a path to drug-free pain therapy

By Cynthia Miller The New Mexican “What is pain? Where does it exist?” Beau Hightower asks about a dozen students at the Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine and Health Sciences during a recent night class. “Only here,” he says, pointing to his head. Brain science is “soft,” particularly when it comes to traumatic brain injury,

OPEN HOUSES 12-05 & 12-19

If you are interested in starting a rewarding new career as a Doctor of Naprapathic Medicine: Join us at our Open House on December 5th &  December 19th at 10:00 AM. Including light refreshments, mini Naprapathic treatments by our Interns, and the opportunity to meet the staff, faculty and students of SUNM.

Meet Dr. Beau Hightower

Dr.  Beau Hightower earned the first of three Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology from the University of New Mexico. Subsequent Bachelor of Science degrees in Anatomy, followed by Health and Wellness were earned. Dr. Hightower graduated with honors from Parker University where he earned his DC degree. His Sports Medicine Residency was completed in

Demonstration: Hip Stretch by Dr. Kirsten LaVista

SUNM Hip Stretch Demonstration by Dr. Kirsten LaVista from SUNM on Vimeo. This is a demonstration of a hip stretch in a clinical setting performed at SUNM of New Mexico. Dr. Kirsten LaVista is licensed to practice Naprapathic Medicine in New Mexico. Do not try any of the demonstrated treatments at home or without proper

Have you ever wanted to download someone’s brain??

Have you ever wanted to download someone’s brain?? Every once in a while I meet someone who impresses me with their mastery. Talking with them is constantly fascinating and informative- and humbling. Their knowledge on a topic seems broad and deep in every direction, reminding me how endless this process of education really is. Downloading

A Testimonial From An SUNM Student

SUNM Student Testimonial from SUNM on Vimeo.   Many of our students began as patients before deciding to embark in the study of Naprapathic Medicine. In this video, an SUNM student describes what motivated her to attend SUNM.

SUNM Featured in Santa Fe New Mexican

Practitioner seeks state funds to widen study of naprapathy to treat vets’ PTSD By Robert Nott The New Mexican Read Full Article Here For more than 30 years, Marine veteran Dan Gandee, 51, had trouble talking about the 1983 bombing of the U.S. military barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, by the Islamic Jihad. The attack killed

How the pieces fit: Naprapathy & Other Connective Tissue Specialties

I lucked out in massage school. Not only did I go to a school that encouraged my understanding of the body as a whole (rather than parts mysteriously divided and separated along imaginary boundaries), but they initiated my education of connective tissue dynamics.   If you aren’t familiar with connective tissue, or fascia, I’ll take