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SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinic Director, Active Body Chiropractic, Las Vegas, NV, 2008 - Present
Clinic Director, Active Body Chiropractic, Huntington Beach, CA, 2006 - 2008
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Nevada, License # B-01293, 2008-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whitttier, California, 2005
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2004
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2004
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2004
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2005
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2005
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science , Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 2001
Credentialed in Spinal Biomechanical Engineering , Academy of Chiropractic, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Credentialed in Triage-Diagnostics-Documentation, Academy of Chiropractic, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Credentialed in MRI Spine Interpretation, Academy of Chiropractic, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Credentialed in Accident Reconstruction, Academy of Chriopractic, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Credentialed in Medical Legal Insurance Documentation, Academy of Chriopractic, Buffalo, NY, 2017

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation, Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life, . Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in the onset and in the middle of passive care with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburser’s requirements for complete documentation Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, 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. Diplomate, Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
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 roots. Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
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, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
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 visualized. Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
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 sequelae. Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, , To utilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnoising normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application Diplomate, , ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis.The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, occular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyze pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines Diplomate, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Neuro-diagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards’, Long Island, NY, 2017
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neuro-diagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Long Island, NY, 2017
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, newton’s, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Long Island, NY, 2017
Neuro-diagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Long Island, NY, 2017
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Long Island, NY, 2017
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Long Island, NY, 2017
Certification confirms competency, credibility and expertise in the field of performing and calculating Impairment Ratings. Certification in Certified Impairment Rating Specialist and Nevada Impairment Rating Skills Assessment Test, American Academy of Expert Medical Evaluators, American Academy of Expert Medical Evaluators, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Long Island, NY, 2013
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition, Clinically coordinating spinal pathology with neurological and functional sequelae including station & gait, migraines, sexual dysfunction, sleep & arousal disorders, paroxysmal disorders, radiculopathic disorders and central nervous system disorders. Certification in AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition, Diplomate, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American College of Disability Medicine and American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2017 - Present