Chris Quigley DC, CCST
102 Charles St, Boston, MA, 02114
Phone: 617 720-1992
Fax: 617 248-9916
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http://www.thebostonwellnessgroup.com/

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Director and Doctor, Boston Spine and Disk Center, Boston,Massachusetts,2009 - Present
Director and Doctor, Charles Street Family Chiropractic, Inc., Boston,Massachusetts,1990 - Present

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State ofMassachusetts,License # 1537,1990-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic,New York Chiropractic College, Glen Head, New York, 1990
Internship,Levittown Health Center,Levittown ,New York,1988 - 1990
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I,1989
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II,1989
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III,1990
Bachelor of ScienceinChemistry,Villanova University,Villanova,Pennsylvania,1986

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

MRI History and Physics,Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI.New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ,Academy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, New York, 2014,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocls,Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,Academy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, New York, 2014,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
MRI Spinal Pathology,MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions.Diplomate,cademy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, NY,New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of NY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis,MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve rootsDiplomate,Academy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, New York,New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of NY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
MRI Methodology of Analysis,MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualizedDiplomate,Academy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, New York,New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
MRI Clinical Application,The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelaeDiplomate,Academy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, New York,New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
MRI Spine Interpretation, Triage and Documentation,Interpreting MRI pathology as sequella to trauma to determine herniation, bulge, protrusion and extrusion in order to create diagnostic, prognostic and treatment protocols. Diplomate,Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,Elmhurst,New York,2014
Evidence Based Practice, Triage and Documentation,Understanding and applying scientific literature in trauma patients to create diagnostic, prognostic and treatment protocolsDiplomate,Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,Elmhurst,New York,2014
Eighth Annual Orthopedic MR Review for the Clinician, Congenital Spine Disorders, Sports Related Knee Injuries, Foot and Ankle : Case Based Review, Imaging of ACL Injuries and ACL Reconstruction, Alternative Generators of Back Pain: Implications for Pain Management, Ankylosing Spondylitis: Imaging and Complications, Failed Back Syndrome, Stress Injury of the Lower Extremity, Pelvis: Muscle Injuries, Athletic Pubalgia and Bursitis, Hip: Labrum Tear. University of Massachusetts Medical School and Shields Health Care Group,Wellesley,Massachusetts,2014
Health Care Fraud 2014: Federal and State Review,Overview of federal, state and private insurance audits and investigations. Boston Bar Association,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
Medical Legal Insurance Documentation,Review of all aspects of Medical Legal Documentation including Collussus 36 point scoring protocols. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy Of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral,Boston,Massachusetts,2014
Subluxation Neurology,Clinical neuroanatomy involved in spinal mechanoreception of chronic pain. Integrating the clinical relationships between chronic pain and spinal mechanoreception. Clinical relevance of receptor-driven neuroplasticity, synaptogenesis, and transneural degeneration. Spinal mechanoreceptor control of somatic and visceral function. Spinal cord laminar reflexes as relating to somatic and visceral function. Subluxation Neurology involving the immune system, posture, motion, balance, cognition... and more. Optimal healing of injured soft tissues. Effective management of pain and tissue healing through nutrition. How the innate balances of omega- 6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids influence cell physiology and pain syndromes. Dietary strategies to help maintain the innate balance of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids. Chiropractic care and the neurobiology of spinal issues. Clinical relevance of nuclear DNA, the neurological receptor, neurotransmitters, and membrane fatty acids. Case management choices and clinical advances.Certification in Subluxation Neurology,Massachusetts Chiropractic Society.,Massachusetts Chiropractic Society.,Westford,Massachusetts,2013
Health, Peak Performance, Healing and Longevity,Identifying the primary health care issue in America today. Concepts in improving America’s healthcare delivery system. Adenosine Triphosphate: Importance of ATP in human physiology and the key physiological functions of ATP. Problems with inadequate production of ATP. Mitochondria: The importance of mitochondria in health and disease and the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals and ATP. Laser Photon Therapy: The relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP cytochrome C, oxidase enzyme and laser photon therapy. Laser physiology and the biphasic nature of laser photon therapy, wavelengths, amperage, penetration, both secondary and primary physiological influences. Brain function: trauma, degeneration,vascular. Systemic wellness and peak performance. Chronic low back pain. Acute whiplash. Scar tissue and the fibrosis of repair.Northwestern Health Sciences University & the Erchonia Corporation.Boston, Massachusetts. April 2013 Nutritional Neurology: Effects of excitotoxins and neurodegenerative diseases. Influence of essential fatty acids on pain, joint deneration and brain structure and function. The anti-oxidant network and pathoneurology. The impact of nutrition on pathoneurology, cardiovascular function and immune response. Clinical management of trauma, pain, degeneration and mobility. Case management approaches including the neurological components of care.Certification inHealthy Aging,Diplomate,University of Western States, Division of Continuing Education,Middletown,Rhode Island,2013
Phyical Examination and Documentation for the Trauma Patient,Diplomate,Academy of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket,State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,Boston,Massachusetts,2013
Crash Dynamics And Its Relationship To Causality,Diplomate,Academy of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket,State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic,Boston,Massachusetts,2013
MRI Spine Interpretation, Bone Scan Protocols And Interpretation And X-Ray Protocols In Trauma ,Diplomate,Academy of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket,New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine ,boston,Massachusetts,2013
Neurodiagnostics: EMG, NCV, SSEP, BAER, V-ENG; Clinical Indications And Interpretation ,Diplomate,Academy of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket,New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,boston,Massachusetts,2013
Documentation And Working Within Your State Laws To Ensure Compliant Paperwork And Reimbursement ,Diplomate,Academy of Chiropractic, Post Doctoral Division, East Setauket, Boston, 2013,New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine,boston,Massachusetts,2013
Combining Clinical Excellence And Admissibility:,Diplomate,Academy of Chiropractic, , Post Doctoral Division,New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ,boston,Massachusetts,2013
Sixth Annual Orthopedic MR Review for the Clinician,MRI of the Ankle, Foot and Knee (ligaments & cartilage), Technology Innovations, MRI of the Knee (meniscus) and the Hip, 2 Sessions of Interesting Case Reviews, Groin Pain in the Athlete, 3D MRI of Lower Extremity, MRI of the Spine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Education and Shields Health Care Group.University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education and Shields Health Care Group,Babson College, Wellesley,Massachusetts,2012
DC-PT-MD Integration, Billing, Coding and Documentation,How to legally and properly structure the DC-MD-NP-PT arrangement, Stark anti-kickback and self referral, Payment of MD, NP or PT. Hiring an MD, NP or PT. Patient flow between a MD, DC and PT. Billing and coding for physical therapy evaluations and re-evaluations. Billing and coding for the most common therapeutic procedures and modalities and patient financial policies.Certification inDC-PT-MD Integration, Billing, Coding and Documentation,Target Coding and Attorney Jennifer Kirschenbaum,Carle Place,New York,2012
Whiplash and Spinal Trauma,Injuries in a motor vehicle collision. Spinal injury occurrence where there is little or no vehicle damage. Spinal tissues as a source of chronic pain. Pain travel from the injured tissues to the brain. Document whiplash posttraumatic articular stability. The 5 principles for chronic pain syndrome. Whiplash injury its affect the immune system, vision, dizziness, emotions, cognition. Soft-tissues injuries and healing. The best treatment to heal injured spinal tissues. Nutritional managing pain and tissue healing. Chiropractic adjustments inhibition of whiplash trauma pain. Chiropractors and the minimization adverse post-traumatic fibrosis. Chiropractic and the neurobiology of chronic spinal pain.Certification in Whiplash and Spinal Trauma,Massachusetts Chiropractic Society,Westford,Massachusetts,2011
Clinic Protocols and Home Care,Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics Integrated Spinal Disc Rehabilitation, Application of The Pettibon Weighting System Mobilization procedures, Use of Instruments and Rehabilitation EquipmentCertification inClinic Protocols and Home Care,Diplomate,Pettibon Institute,Washington,2011
Tour d’Laser: Clinical Mastery of the Low-Level Laser,Review of care of acute trauma, cranial nerve up regulation, extremity conditions, chronic low back pain, wellness protocols, sports injuries, cervical and whiplash conditions.Certification inTour d’Laser: Clinical Mastery of the Low-Level Laser,Diplomate,Northwestern Health Sciences University, Department of Postgraduate Education.,Boston,Massachusetts,2011
Fourth Annual Orthopedic MR Review for the Clinician,Comprehensive review of MRI for the Ankle, Hip, Foot, Lumbar Spine, Knee, Tempromandibular joint, Cervical Spine. Health Care Group.University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education and Shields Health Care Group,Babson College, Wellesley,Massachusetts,2010
Clinical Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor,Review of current research in to basic neuroscience and promotes practical applications from research into clinical neuroscience.Introduction to diseases, defects and malfunctions of the nervous system including therapies. The primary focus is the application of treatments without the use of drugs and surgery in a functional model of neurology. Review of neuron structure and ion homeostasis, electrical activity and signaling in health and disease. Relationships of glial cells, tropic factors and neuronal plasticity will promote the understanding of neurodegeneration in human kind. Relationships of the sensory and motor systems as well as higher order relay nuclei involved in clinical scenarios and applications will be explored.Certification inClinical Neurology,Diplomate,Massachusetts Chiropractic Society, Inc.,Westford,Massachusetts,2009
Management of Common Clinical Syndromes,Toxins: Free Radical genesis and neutralization Carcinogenic, Endocrine Disruptors, Neurotoxins. Laser Physiology I:Newtonian Concepts Wavelength, Monochromatic Coherent, Mitochondria, ATP, Cytochrome C oxadase, Second messengers Laser Physiology II: Quantum Biological Concepts, Power, Tensegrenous Matrix, Laser Variables. Chronic Low Back Pain: L5 Disc, Disc Degenerative Disease, Neoneuroalization, Anatomic Short Leg, Acute Trauma, Scar Tissue, Chronic Pain. Laser Physiology Article Review. Cervical Trauma: Neck, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ), Thoracic Outlet (TOS), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), Cervicogenic Headache (CGH). Neuroanatomy:Mechanotransduction, Mechano-Sympathetic, Reflexes, Neuroimmunology. Neurophysiology:Prespondylosis, Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS). Upper Extremity Myotomes Lower Extremity Myotomes. Brain Injury:Traumatic Brain injury (TBI), Stroke. Nutritional Inflammation Management: Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio.Certification inManagement of Common Clinical Syndromes,Diplomate,Logan College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Department,,Boston,Massachusetts,2008
Biomechanical Fundamentals: Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics,Normal spinal form and function, Neural control of posture, The Pettibon Spinal ModelTM and its key principles, Abnormal spinal form and function, Posture patterns Soft tissue physiology, Initiating Event Spinal Displacement Complex, Soft tissue physiology, Overview of Pettibon System X-ray Procedures, Purpose of rehabilitation The Pettibon Weighting System, Diagnostics & testing, Overview of the three phases of care.Certification inBiomechanical Fundamentals,Diplomate,Pettibon Institute,Washington,2007
Auto Collision Injuries: Module 4 Documenting the Condition and the Need For Care,Principles of History, Examination, Re-examination and Care Planning for the Whiplash Injured. Documenting the Condition and the Need For CareCertification inAuto Collision Injuries,Diplomate,Texas Chiropractic College,Boston,Massachusetts,2006
Auto Collision Injuries: Module 3: Spinal Lesions After Low Speed Rear End Collisions.,Facet Joint Sprain. Shearing force. Cervical Facet Capsule and Its Role in Whiplash Injuries: biomechanical investigations. Whiplash injuries and the Potential for Mechanical Instability. Neck Kinematics in Rear-End Impacts.Certification inAuto Collision Injuries,Diplomate,Texas Chiropractic College,Boston,Massachusetts,2006
Auto Collision Injuries: Module 1: Injuries From Low Impact Collisions,Review of the literature that documents the bodily injuries that may occur in low speed impacts, with little or no vehicle damage. Whiplash injury determination with conventional spinal imaging and cryomicrotomy. Reflex Muscle Contraction in the unaware occupant in whiplash injury. Whiplash Syndrome: Kinematic Factors Influencing Pain Patterns. Effectiveness of active head restraints in preventing whiplash. Car versus sport utility, van or pickup trucks.Diplomate, Texas Chiropractic College,Boston,Massachusetts,2006
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment: 5th Edition,Comprehensive review of the 5th Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Implementation strategies with a focus on the spine and the pelvis. National University of Health SciencesCertification inAMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment,Diplomate,Lincoln College of Graduate & Continuing Education,Newton,Massachusetts,2005
Scientific and Philosophical Validation of the Chiropractic Wellness Paradigm, Wellness Practice Certification ProgramDiplomate,Life Chiropractic College West., East Providence,Rhode Island,2004
Neurology of the Subluxation,Clinical neuroanatomy involved in spinal mechanoreception of chronic pain. Integrating the clinical relationships between chronic pain & spinal mechanoreception. Clinical relevance of receptor-driven neuroplasticity, synaptogenesis, and transneural degeneration. Spinal mechanoreceptor control of somatic and visceral function. Spinal cord laminar reflexes as relating to somatic & visceral function. Subluxation Neurology involving the immune system, posture, motion, balance, cognition. Optimal healing of injured soft tissues. Effective management of pain and tissue healing through nutrition. How balances of omega- 6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids influence cell physiology & pain syndromes. Dietary strategies to help maintain the balance of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids. Chiropractic care and the neurobiology of spinal issues. Clinical relevance of nuclear DNA, the neurological receptor, neurotransmitters, and membrane fatty acids. Case management choices and clinical advances.Certification inNeurology of the Subluxation,Diplomate,Palmer College of Chiropractic,Westford,Massachusetts,2003
Diplomate Program Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics,Comprehensive course in the biological, mechanical and engineering aspects of the spine.Certification inDiplomate Program Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics,Diplomate,Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics Institute,Gig Harbor,Washington,2002
Clinic Protocols and Home Care: Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics,Integrated Spinal Disc Rehabilitation, Application of The Pettibon Weighting System Mobilization procedures, Use of Instruments and Rehabilitation Equipment.Certification inClinic Protocols and Home Care,Diplomate,Pettibon Institute and Life University,,Pennsylvania,2000
X-ray Procedures,Measurements for normal, Normal versus abnormal posture, Patient positioning and tools set-up, Marking and measuring the seven viewsIdentify the equipment and film requirements, tube distances, and how patients are positioned for taking accurate x-rays, Determine forward head posture, skull-atlas relationship, disc height, cervical lordosis, percentage of loss of cervical lordosis (curve), and vertebral participation.Certification inX-ray Procedures,Diplomate,Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics Institute, Life University,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania,2000
Fundamentals of Spinal Biomechanics,Normal spinal form and function, Neural control of posture, The Pettibon Spinal ModelTM and its key principles, Abnormal spinal form and function, Posture patterns Soft tissue physiology, Initiating Event Spinal Displacement Complex, Soft tissue physiology, Overview of Pettibon System X-ray Procedures, Purpose of rehabilitation, The Pettibon Weighting System, Diagnostics & testing, Overview of the three phases of care.Certification inFundamentals of Spinal Biomechanics,Diplomate,Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics Institute, Life University.,Philadelphia,Pennsylvania,2000
Spinal Trauma Certification,120 hours on all facets of injury caused in motor vehicle accidentsCertification inSpinal Trauma,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West,Boston,Massachusetts,1998
Whiplash and Spinal Trauma, Parts I and II,Overview of the total care of the whiplash and spinal trauma patient. Including Neurology, Principles of Soft Tissue Injury, Trauma Management, Imaging and Medical & Legal aspects of care.Certification inWhiplash and Spinal Trauma,Diplomate,Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1998
Trauma, Neurology and the Chiropractic Physician, Human nervous system – anatomy review and discussions of afferent, efferent, and central nervous, neurology; spinal cord reflexes, neurology of pain; categories of musculoskeletal pain. Neurology of mechano-reception, the motor system; neurology of the sympathetic nervous system; review of Neurology literature. Diplomate, International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Principles of Soft Tissue Injury and Repair,Discussion of specific tissue histology and healing mechanisms with different tissues including nerve and connective tissue. Discussion of healing mechanisms for various tissues, including three types of healing (regeneration, repair, fibrosis). Healing and the pathophysiological process. Fibrosis and repair, and chiropractic management of adverse tissue fibrosis. Discussion of motion and soft tissue healing with three phases of soft tissue injury healing. Integration of chiropractic health care with phases and physiology of tissue regeneration and remodeling.Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Specific Clinical Trauma Management- Practical Application (Part I),Pathophysiology of trauma induced syndromes and in-office chiropractic management of trauma, including trauma induced myofascial pain syndromes, articular dysfunctions, chiropractic subluxation complex, thoracic outlet syndrome. Pathophysiology and in-office chiropractic management of cervicogenic headache, fibromyalgia syndrome, and temperomandibular dysfunction.Certification inSpecific Clinical Trauma Management,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Specific Clinical Trauma Management – Practical Application (Part II),Complicating factors of pelvic unleveling on healing of spinal soft tissue trauma and anatomical short leg syndrome analysis and clinical management; pathoneurology of sympathetically maintained pain (reflex sympathetic dystrophy/dysfunction). Chiropractic analysis and clinical management of sympathetically maintained pain. Analysis of trauma induced spinal instability and management. Cranial Facial trauma assessment and management, including pathoanatomy and pathoneurology of TMJ trauma. Certification inSpecific Clinical Trauma Management,Diplomate, International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Mechanisms of Injury from Various Types of Vehicular Trauma Injury,Anatomy of structures injured in whiplash injuries and relationship to occupant injury, including biomechanical aspects of collision and physics involved in injury mechanisms. Biomechanics, accident reconstruction, insurance and federal standards and spine trauma literature. Common safety features and factors with road conditions, vehicle and patient considerationsCertification inMechanisms of Injury from Various Types of Vehicular Trauma Injury,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
General Clinical Management,Integrative Care Strategies and Case Management; proper history and past pertinent history collection for the spine trauma patient, including applications of physical examination for the trauma patient. Applications of creating a diagnosis based on mechanism, history, complaint, physical examination, and additional diagnostic testing. Appropriate aspects of daily charting for patient and doctor safety; re-examination protocols and measurement outcomes to assess patient progress, current clinical status, functional improvement, therapeutically necessary treatment and maximum progress status. Applications of reporting formats, narrative reports and testimony. Review of new research on spine trauma including injury, findings and case management.Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Accident Imaging, Electrodiagnostics and SEMG,Chiropractic radiological evaluation series for the spinal trauma patient: cervical series, lumbar series, and other regions, including pelvis, skull, ribs and thoracic spine. Radiographic and imaging analysis of trauma in regions, including pelvis and skull trauma, and thoracic spine, rib and shoulder trauma. Applications of MRI, CT, Videofluoroscopy and imaging examples for chiropractic patients in trauma cases. Observations/examples from specific trauma imaging examples.Diplomate,nternational Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Chiropractic Jurisprudence,Documentation of injuries and assessing and proving reasonable and necessary care, including report writing and apportioning new and old injuries as well as apportioning multiple and subsequent traumas. Understanding and addressing insurance medical exams, peer reviews, including paper reviews. Coordination of communications with attorneys, insurers, and other health care professionals, understanding and responding to chiropractic practice guidelines and standards, litigation and records, preparation and participation in chiropractic testimony, deposition and trial.Certification inChiropractic Jurisprudence,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West. ,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Whiplash and Spinal Trauma,Overview and discussion relating whiplash trauma, neurological function and chiropractic health care. Relationship between perception of pain, spinal join mobility, chiropractic diagnostics, and chiropractic adjustment. Factors affecting patient injury, including awareness, pre-accident degenerative issues, including review of studies on injury prognosis and studies on chiropractic management. Clinical neuroanatomy relating to adjustive technique and effects on pain inhibition including concepts of chronic spine pain, referred pain syndromes and spinal cord reflexes; practical orthopedic applications of adjustive technique to spinal pathoanatomy including affects on tissue fibrosis, adhesions, and altered instantaneous axis of rotation for subluxated vertebra. Integration of neurological and orthopedic information with principles of chiropractic subluxation complex and spinal adjusting.Certification in Whiplash and Spinal Trauma,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Whiplash Injuries and Spinal Biomechanics,integration of spinal biomechanical knowledge and care of the whiplash injured patient including acute trauma and spinal correction protocols. Pettibon Institute and Life University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania December 2000 Recordkeeping, Patient Examinations & Expert Witness Testimony: Importance and commonly encountered issues in proper record keeping, accurate documentation, proper usages of case history, questionnaire, personal injury history, and pain/symptom documents. Patient-doctor interviews, physical examination and commonly encountered issues and errors in evaluation and assessment including range of motion, muscle strength and guidelines. Neuroanatomical considerations with IVD and facet articulation, including concepts of motion, chiropractic manipulative motion relating to clinical management of soft tissue trauma component. Discussion and demonstrations of documentation of clinical management of soft tissue trauma of cervical spine and lower back regions, with relationship to tissue healing phases including regeneration, repair and fibrosis. Methods of documentation and preparation of ratable narrative reports including examples of narratives.Certification inintegration of spinal biomechanical knowledge and care of the whiplash injured patient including acute trauma and spinal,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association and Life Chiropractic College West.,Boston,Massachusetts,1997
Torque Release Technique,Certification inTorque Release Technique,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association of Massachusetts,Waltham,Massachusetts,1996
Basis of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex and Subluxation Degeneration and Gonstead Adjusting Procedures,Diplomate,Life College- School of Chiropractic.,Boston,Massachusetts,1994
Examination Techniques for Infant,Toddler and Pediatric Patient and Gonstead Adjusting ProceduresCertification inExamination Techniques for Infant,Diplomate,Life College- School of Chiropractic,Boston,Massachusetts,1994
Paraspinal Electromyographic Scanning,Theory, Technique and Interpretation.Certification inParaspinal Electromyographic Scanning,Diplomate,Advanced Chiropractic Seminars,Boston,Massachusetts,1992
Chiropractic Hospital Privileges and Protocols,Certification inChiropractic Hospital Privileges and Protocols,Diplomate,International Chiropractors Association,Boston ,Massachusetts,1990

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Instructor,The Anatomy of Disc Injuries,Boston Bar Association,Boston,Massachusetts,2014-
Instructor,Crash Dynamics and Causality of Bodily Injuries,Boston Bar Association,Boston,Massachusetts,2014- 2014
Instructor,MRI: Disc and Spinal Pathology for Your Personal Injury Case,Boston Bar Association,Boston,Massachusetts,2014-

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

National Speakers Association,member,2011-Present
Beacon Hill Business Association,Past President,2000-Present
Massachusetts Chiropractic Society,member,1990-Present
International Chiropractors Association,member,1990-Present
International Chiropractors Association,board member ,1999-2003
International Chiropractors Association,Coordinator of National Chiropractic Federation Lobbying Efforts,1999-2001
International Chiropractors Association,Secretary Treasurer,1988-1990

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Presidential Service Award,International Chiropractors Association,2001
Legislative Leadership Award,International Chiropractors Association,1999
Distinguished Fellow ,International Chiropractors Association,1998
Representative of the Year,International Chiropractors Association,1997
State Leadership Award,International Chiropractors Association,1996
Service Award,New York Chiropractic College,1990

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Proud to Be Drug Free Charity Basketball Game. The game featured a team led by former Boston Celtic Player and Coach M.L. Carr and several Boston,Waltham,Massachusetts,1995-1995
Bike From Boston to Washington DC: In Memory of Our Fallen Police Officers. Memorial Bike Ride with members of the Boston Police Force,Boston,Massachusetts,1994-1994