Chris Gubbels DC
257 E Boardwalk Dr, Fort Collins, CO, 80525
Phone: 970-207-4463
Fax: 970-207-4052
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https://www.squareonehealth.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinic Director | Owner, Square ONE, Fort Collins, CO, 2008 - Present
Squad Leader, United States Army Reserve, Cherokee, Iowa, 2002 - 2010
Exam Doctor, Stucky Chiropractic, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 2008 - 2008
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Colorado, License # 6256, 2008-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington, Minnesota, 2008
Internship, Stucky Chiropractic , Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 2008 - 2008
Internship, Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center, Edina, Minnesota, 2017 - 2017
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2007
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2007
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2007
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2008
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2007
Bachelor of Science in Biology & Exercise Science, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa, 2007

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging, Protocols and pathology, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2018
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 neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of "risk factors" in spinal injury Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2018
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Casuality, 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, newtons, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indication 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-10 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Cusality, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
SEAS Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis Level I, Understanding of the SEAS approach to scoliosis including clinical and postural evaluation of the scoliosis patient. Understanding of how self correction is performed in thoracic, thoracolumbar, lumbar, double curve and kyperkphosis. Understanding the role of exercise within SEAS approach to scoliosis and the role of exercises in different treatment phases of scoliosis. Italian Scientific Spine Institute ISICO, Boulder, CO, 2018
Motion Palpation Full Spine Analysis & Adjustive Technique, Full spine analysis using motion palpation assessment. Full spine adjusting using motion palpation techniques. National University Of Health Sciences , Bloomington, MN, 2018
MRI History & 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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo, NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , Ny, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , Ny, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
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. 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, Buffalo , NY, 2018
Whiplash Advanced Topics: The Fundamental Science, Comprehensive biomechanics knowledge for forensic experts, the mechanics of whiplash traumas and brain injuries, the myth of minimal property damage = minimal injury risk, in-depth analysis of brain, neck and cervical spine trauma mechanics. A comprehensive and cutting edge analysis of soft tissue injuries, clinical syndromes and conditions resulting form whiplash (WAS/CAD), what forensic experts need to know about various pain syndromes and injury risk assessments. Southern California Health Sciences University, Phoenix, Arizona , 2017
Certification in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology, Diplomate, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Southern California Health Sciences University, 2017
Principles of Impairment Rating and Forensic Reporting, Critical documentation from Day 1: What every personal injury and forensic expert needs to know. Narrative report preparation including using outcomes assessments and disability instruments in reports. The application of AMA guidelines, modern guidelines for best practices. Southern California Health Sciences University, Phoenix, Arizonia, 2017
Management Principles in Personal Injury and Forensic Documentation, In-depth training on all aspects of management of trauma, from beginning to end; a comprehensive primer on crash reconstruction. Auto crash reconstruction in low speed crash, documentation in personal injury and forensic applications, physical exams of whiplash and MTBI. Diagnostic evaluation for soft tissue injuries using: Radiographs, CT, MRI, SPECT, PET, fMRI, MRA & VF. Electrodiagnostics: EMG, sEMG, SSEP and VEP. Soft tissue healing and case management. Souther California Health Sciences University, Phoenix, Arizonia, 2017
Chiropractic BioPhysics 2017 Annual Research Convention, Review of literation on: Spinal displacements and deformities in systemic health and disease, hyperkyphosis, low radiation effects on humans and organism and scoliosis and thoracic deformities. CBP research publication and case study reviews. Life University, Litchfield Park, Arizona, 2017
Certification in Chiropractic BioPhysics Advanced Certified Fellowship, Chiropractic BioPhysics, Boise, Idaho, 2016
Advanced Scoliosis Management, Mirror Image Bracing for Scoliosis and Thoracic Kyphosis Deformities: Chiropractic Biophysics, The science and art of understanding, evaluating and management of scoliotic deformities in adolescents and adults. The link between genetic triggers, biomechanical growth modulation, environmental risk and age development. Conservative management of scoliotic deformities including flexible and rigid bracing concepts and rehabilitative procedures. Details of case management using conservative bracing adjusting and rehabilitative methods. Life University, Eagle, Idago, 2016
Spinal Correction for Pediatrics and Case Management: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Pediatric disorders and adjusting. Normal developmental anatomy of the child. Examination methods for proper assessment of vertebral subluxation and abnormal development for the pediatric patient. Normal and abnormal evolution of the pediatric sagittal plane spinal curves. Postural and spinal evaluation of the newborn through adolescence. Case management using CBP instrument, drop table and other structural rehabilitation methods. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2016
Biomechanics: Spine, Posture, Central Nervous System & Lower Extremities, The science and art of spine, posture, and lower extremity biomechanics and health disorders. Physiological loads and their resultant stress and strain patterns. Vertebral kinematics will be discussed and applied to postural alterations in normal and abnormal spine behavior. Central nervous system biomechanics relative to neuro-phsiological consequences. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2016
Whiplash Injury & Treatment, Analysis and management of patients injured in motor vehicle collisions. Biomechanical, neuro-physiological, and epidemiologic aspects of whiplash injuries. Understanding/differentiating subtle and complex ligament injuries of the cervical spine. Litigation and documentation of whiplash injuries and review of the International Chiropractic Associations Best Practice and Whiplash Injury Guidelines. Review of research supporting the utilization and efficacy of a variety of Chiropractic examination/documentation procedures, and treatment techniques across motor vehicle injury populations. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2016
Scoliotic Deformity Analysis & Conservative Management Strategies: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Understanding, evaluating and management of scoliotic deformities in adolescents and adults. Link between genetic triggers, biomechanical growth modulation, environmental risk and age development in relation to scoliotic development. Categories of scoliosis and risk factors for progression in both adolescent and adults. Management and when to refer the patient for surgical consultation. Details of conservative management of scoliotic deformities. Life University, Eagle, Idago, 2016
Advanced Full Spine Analysis & Techniques: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Detailed literature reviews covering the sagittal plane of the spine during pediatric development though age related change occurring in senior populations. Understanding how alterations in one region of the spine can influence regions above or below. Pelvic morphology and how variations and anomalies of pelvic morphology alter the sagittal plan alignment of the spine. How common anomalies affect the sagittal plan alignment of the spine. Detailed case management and research review. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2016
Neurology, Posture & Systemic Health: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Biomechanics and neuro-physiology of posture deformities as they relate to system health. Detailed neuro-physiology of the central and peripheral nervous system. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2016
Chiropractic BioPhysics 2016 Annual Research Convention, Review of research on biomechanics, rehabilitation of sagittal spine alignment and scoliosis treatment in adult populations. Case study review on the implementation of Chiropractic BioPhysics in structural spine correction. Life University, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 2016
TMJD, Anatomy of the TMJD, mechanics & deviations of the TMJ, priorities of treatment, hands on adjusting experience, rehabilitation and treatment exercises, and working the oral health care providers. Logan University, Chicago, IL, 2016
Structural Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Integrated education in the science and art of cervical spine disorders. Detailed literature reviews covering cervical disorders, spinal manipulative therapy and structural correction of sagittal cervical lordosis. Appropriate application and timing of postural and functional exercises for the cervical spine designed to correct spinal subluxation and strengthen the cervical and upper thoracic spine tissues. Indications and contraindications of structural rehabilitation procedures. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2015
Mirror Image Instrument Adjusting & Upper Cervical Analysis: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Upper cervical spinal disorders with application to instrument adjusting for full spine postural subluxation and joint fixations. Understanding of how posture displacement influences the upper cervical spine as well as normal joint kinematics and instability analysis of the upper cervical spine. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2015
Drop Table Adjusting, Leg Length Inequality & Orthotic Intervention: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Education on the science and art of spine, posture and lower extremity disorders. Literature review on postural displacements as they related to patient conditions. Objective posture assessment and measurement. Corrective global postural subluxation and drop table adjusting. Diagnosis, analysis and course of care of short leg syndrome and lower extremity disorders. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2015
Chiropractic BioPhysics hands on Workshop, Practical application on CBP techniques for spine and postural abnormalities. 3 day hands on training to test the clinicians knowledge of CBP technique and their ability to perform it. Emphasis is placed on analysis and assessments and appropriate adjustive and rehabilitative treatment techniques. Live University, Eagle, Idago, 2015
X-rays & Posture Analysis: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Review on the literature on frequency and duration for establishing a treatment plan for chiropractic patients. Assessment of the upright spinal column and optimum static equilibrium upright posture with detailed literature review on each. Six biomechanical types of subluxation included segmental spinal coupling patterns. Validity, reliability and projection geometry of CBP analysis. Learn to structure a patient specific, evidence based CBP Rehabilitative Program of care in terms of frequency and duration of care. Life University, Boise, Idaho, 2015
Medicolegal Fundamentals for Practitioners and Forensic Experts, Essentials of documentation and records keeping & medical photography. Understanding depositions, arbitrations and testifying in court. Effectively using models, charts, diagrams, photos and movies. Understanding Daubert and Frye Rules. Souther California Health Sciences University, Denver, Colorado, 2015
Structural Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Lumbo-pelvic disorders: Detailed literature reviews covering lumbar disorders in patient population, the role spinal manipulative therapy and structural correction of sagittal lumbar lordosis. The relationship of lumbar curvature to patient health and disease conditions. Lumbar spinal rehabilitation to correct spinal subluxation and strengthen the lower spine. Case management of structural using structural rehabilitation methods. Life University, Eagle, Idago, 2015
Structural Rehabilitation of the Thoracic Spine & Case Management: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Integrated education on postural and spinal distortions of the thoracic spine including normal values for the sagittal plane thoracic kyphosis with literature and age related changes of the thoracic spine reviewed. Understanding the role of thoracic spine disorders and subluxations in patient health and disease. Rehabilitative treatment techniques for thoracic, lumbar and cervical subluxation. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2015
Spinal Correction for Pediatrics and Case Management: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Pediatric disorders and adjusting. Normal developmental anatomy of the child. Examination methods for proper assessment of vertebral subluxation and abnormal development for the pediatric patient. Normal and abnormal evolution of the pediatric sagittal plane spinal curves. Postural and spinal evaluation of the newborn through adolescence. Case management using CBP instrument, drop table and other structural rehabilitation methods. Life University, Orlando, Florida, 2015
Chiropractic BioPhysics 2015 Annual Research Convention, A review of research on spinal biomechanics, spinal rehabilitation methods and case study presentation. Special focus on TMJD, facial and oral structure and conditions and their direct relationship with cervical spine conditions and TMJD. Life University, Scottsdale , Arizona, 2015
Mirror Image Rehab In Motion: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Mirror image rehabilitation techniques of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Spinal rehabilitation using whole body vibrations. Advanced functional core stability rehabilitation methods. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2014
Advanced Scoliosis Management, Mirror Image Bracing for Scoliosis: Chiropractic BioPhysics, The science and are of understanding, evaluating and management of scoliotic deformities in adolescents and adults. The link between genetic triggers, biomechanical growth modulation, environmental risk and age development. Conservative management of scoliotic deformities including flexible and rigid bracing concepts and rehabilitative procedures. Details of case management using conservative bracing adjusting and rehabilitative methods. Life University, Eagle, Idaho, 2014
Drop Table Adjusting, Leg Length Inequality & Orthotic Intervention: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Education on the science and art of spine, posture and lower extremity disorders. Literature review on postural displacements as they related to patient conditions. Objective posture assessment and measurement. Corrective global postural subluxation and drop table adjusting. Diagnosis, analysis and course of care of short leg syndrome and lower extremity disorders. Life University, Anaheim, California, 2012
Structural Rehabilitation of the Thoracic Spine & Case Management: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Integrated education on postural and spinal distortions of the thoracic spine including normal values for the sagittal plane thoracic kyphosis with literature and age related changes of the thoracic spine reviewed. Understanding the role of thoracic spine disorders and subluxations in patient health and disease. Rehabilitative treatment techniques for thoracic, lumbar and cervical subluxation. Life University, Park City, Utah, 2011
Structural Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine: Chiropractic BioPhysics, Integrated education in the science and art of cervical spine disorders. Detailed literature reviews covering cervical disorders, spinal manipulative therapy and structural correction of sagittal cervical lordosis. Appropriate application and timing of postural and functional exercises for the cervical spine designed to correct spinal subluxation and strengthen the cervical and upper thoracic spine tissues. Indications and contraindications of structural rehabilitation procedures. Life University, Phoenix, Arizona, 2011
Chiropractic BioPhysics 2011 Annual Research Convention, A review of research on spinal biomechanics, spinal rehabilitation methods and case study presentations. Life University, Phoenix , Arizona, 2011

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2016 - Present
Chiropractic BioPhysics Non-Profit, Member, 2015 - Present
Colorado Chiropractic Association, 2008 - Present