David DePaolis DC, DAAMLP
135 Bloomfield Ave, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003
Phone: 862-237-7847
Fax: 862-237-7850
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SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Owner, Clinic Director, Bloomfield Spine & Injury Center, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 2009 - Present

Clinic Director, Health Chiropractic Rehabilitation, East Orange, New Jersey, 2003 – 2011

 

EDUCATION, LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University, School of Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia 1990 - 1994

Internship, Life University Outpatient Facility, Marietta, Georgia, 1992 - 1994

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985 - 1989

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1992

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1993

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1994

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Jersey, License #38MC00458900, 1994 - Present

 

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS and DIPLOMATES

Academy of Chiropractic – Active Trauma Team Member, 2018 - present

Neuroradiology Mini-Fellowship, MRI Spine Interpretation, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Professor of Radiology and Neurology,Chief -Division of Neuroradiology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, PACE Recognized by Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Stony Brook NY, 2015

Certification in MRI Interpretation, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

Diplomate, American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, 2009

 

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

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. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia, hypoperfusion, infarct and penumbra zones and emboli. Cardiac etiologies and clinical features as precursor to stroke with associated paradoxical emboli and thrombotic etiologies. Historical and co-morbidities that have etiology instroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

Clinical Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infratentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. Texas Chiropractic College, 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

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. Texas Chiropractic College, 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, New York, 2018

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College, 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, New York, 2018

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. Texas Chiropractic College, 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, New York, 2018

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. Texas Chiropractic College, 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, New York, 2018

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. Texas Chiropractic College, 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, New York, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College of PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018

Orthopedic Testing: Principles, Clinical Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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, 2017

Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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, 2017

Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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, 2017

Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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, 2017

Orthopedic Testing: Clinical Grand Rounds, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The  Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],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, 2017

New Blood Biomarkers Useful for Concussion Diagnosis,The utilization of GFAP and UCH-l-1 in determining, traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury and mild-moderate traumatic brain injury as a triage tool to manage head trauma patients, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education in cooperation with Medscape, 2016

MRI Interpretation of Herniations and Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR, Axial, Stacking, FFE, FSE and Sagittal Images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the comorbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrae, Schmorl’s nodes and herniations. Spinal Cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey Office of Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs, State Board of Chiropractic, Iselin NJ, 2013

Diagnostic Imaging/Computerized Radiographic Mensuration Analysis (CRMA) in the evaluation and documentation of Alteration of Motion Segment Integrity (AOMSI) of the spine, clinical protocols for the utilization of CRMA in trauma and non-trauma patients; interpretation of analytic findings of translational vertebral offsets and disruption of normal vertebral angular motion segment integrity and its effect on treatment protocols, Life University, Marietta GA, 2012

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 sequella, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, and The Federation of Chiropractic licensure Boards (PACE), Long Island NY, 2012

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-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, and The Federation of Chiropractic licensure Boards (PACE), Long Island NY, 2012

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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, and The Federation of Chiropractic licensure Boards (PACE), Long Island NY, 2012

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, Stacking, FFE, FSE and Sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, and The Federation of Chiropractic licensure Boards (PACE), Long Island NY, 2012

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-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. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, and The Federation of Chiropractic licensure Boards (PACE), Long Island NY, 2012

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 spondylolisthesis, 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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo NY, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, and The Federation of Chiropractic licensure Boards (PACE), Long Island NY, 2012

Credentials and Clinically Correlating Causality, The significance documentation and credentials in the personal injury field with a focus on clinically correlating causality, bodily injury and persistent functional loss as a sequella,  Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2011

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequella to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

MRI Physics and History, 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 and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2009

MRI Anatomy & History, 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 and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2009

MRI Disc Pathology & Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequellae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2009

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. 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2009

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. 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2009

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 sequellae. 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2009

MRI Interpretation of Spinal Cord, Spinal Disc and Spinal CanalDisorders, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered discs & spinal stenosis as sequelae of ligamentous hypertrophy, congenital malformation, spinal cord pathology. Clinical necessity and contraindications. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th 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.CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

MRI Interpretation of Herniated Disc and Spinal Cord and Root Encroachment, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered discs and their relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and the clinical correlation to spinal adjustments, manual spinal therapy and joint mobilization. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

Diagnostic Imaging & Testing Interpretation and Protocols, MRI protocols and interpretation, CAT scan protocols and interpretation, x-ray trauma series protocols and interpretation, bone scan protocols and interpretation, EMG/NCV protocols and utilization and International Classification of Disease trauma coding. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Education Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Long Island, New York, 2008

Neurodiagnostics, 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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

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, 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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

MRI, Bone Scan & 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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

Neurodiagnostic 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-Electronystagmography (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

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, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

Forensic Analysis of Disc Herniations, Classification of disc pathologies in traumatic injury. Maryland Spine Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, 2007

Neuromuscular Reeducation of Soft Tissue Injuries, Muscle rehabilitative soft tissue techniques to improve flexibility and strength in soft tissue injuries. NMR Seminars, Newark, New Jersey, 2003

Biomechanics of the Spine, A study of ideal spinal structure and function using engineering principles. Chiropractic BioPhysics, Newark, New Jersey, 1998

X-ray interpretation and Spinal Biomechanics, X-ray procedures, techniques and methods to determine structural abnormalities and account for distortion in spinal radiographs. Chiropractic BioPhysics, Newark, New Jersey, 2000

Structural Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine, Exercise methods and treatment techniques to rehabilitate the cervical spine from traumatic injury. Chiropractic BioPhysics, Newark, New Jersey, 2001

Structural Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine, Exercise methods and treatment techniques to rehabilitate the lumbar spine from traumatic injury. Chiropractic BioPhysics, Newark, New Jersey, 2001

Spinal biomechanical reconstruction, outcome assessment and methodology, Technique, analysis, protocols, patient management and evaluation of patients using the Pierce Method. Pierce Results System Seminars, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1994

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

DePaolis, D (2015) Abatement of radiculopathy clinical signs and symptoms after chiropractic treatment in an older patient with trauma induced posterolateral disc herniation, superimposed on an underlying disc bulge, retrieved from: http://uschirodirectory.com/research/item/752-abatement-of-radiculopathy-clinical-signs-and-symptoms-after-chiropractic-treatment-in-an-older-patient-with-trauma-induced-posterolateral-disc-herniation,-superimposed-on-an-underlying-disc-bulge.html

DePaolis, D. (2001). Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and the Double Crush Hypothesis. Paper presented at the Ergonomics Society Annual Convention, West Orange, New Jersey

 

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Member, 2008 - Present

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Member, 2009 – Present

Nutrition Education Council, Member, 2011 – Present