Daniel Muldavin DC , QME
2801 Q Street, Sacramento, CA, 95816
Phone: 916-455-5404
Fax: 916-455-5404
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http://www.Muldavinchiro.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinic Director, Muldavin Chiropractic, Sacramento, California, 1990 - Present
Chiropractor, Trinity River Chiropractic, Rancho Cordova, California, 1988 - 1990
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of California, License # 19225, 1988-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, California, 1987
Internship, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Outpatient Facility, El Monte, California, 1986 - 1987
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1987
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1987
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1987
Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, University of California, Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California, 1984

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 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, Part I, 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, 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: Cevical Spine, Part II, 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, 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, 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, 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. 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, 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
Patient Intake, History and Physical Examination, Determining the etiology of the patient's complaints in a traumatic or non-traumatic scenario. Analyzing the patient's past history and review of systems along with the performance of a complete orthopedic, neurological and clinical examination to correlate both past, current and causality issues to formulate an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. There is an emphasis on triaging both the trauma and non-trauma patients Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. 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, 2017
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Differentially diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Accident ReconstructionTerms, 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 Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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 Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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 Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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 Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Would 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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. 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, 2017
Radiographic Interpretation & Technique – Part I, : X-ray positioning, evaluation of lumbar graphs. Discussion of radiographic signs, clinical impact, need for additional studies, advanced imaging case studies with X-rays and MRI and clinical application California Chiropractic Association, Continuing Education, Sacramento, CA, 2016
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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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 rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gait 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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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 rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gait 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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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 Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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,ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical herniations. With the comorbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of cervical 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
Certification in MRI Interpretation, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the Pace Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015
Applying Cutting-Edge Research to Everyday Practice, Current evidence supporting the subluxation-degeneration model. Recent research explaining the mechanisms of spinal manipulation related to high velocity, low amplitude manipulation on Golgi tendon and muscle spindle discharge. Describes recent research of the cervical spine and impact on postural reflexes and systemic motor control. Show cutting edge research on integrating chiropractic adjusting and exercise Department of continuing education, Life Chiropractic College West, Hayward, CA, 2015
Chronic Pain Management, Demonstration of how Opioid use to treat pain, especially in workers compensation cases, leads to delay of an injured workers return to work. Evidence based research supports efforts to set guidelines for medical providers to prescribe lower Opioid doses with shorter durations for improve effectiveness. Center for Occupational Health Continuing Education Program, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 2015
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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient , An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically correlating 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
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. . Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
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 Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG), interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
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 the healthcare. . Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2014
MRI – Where Do I Start? , A review and understanding of MRI terms and concepts such as T1, T2, PD, stir, and FS PD FSE. Common MRI findings such as disc, Modic I and Modic II changes. The shoulder and knee MRIs and conditions most seen in trauma cases. Back to Chiropractic CE Seminar for the State of California, Fort Bragg, California, 2014
X-Ray – Arthritis, Common arthritides seen in the spine including DDD, DISH and how to differentially diagnose and clinically manage these conditions. Emphasis placed on understanding need for additional studies and prognosis. Back to Chiropractic CE Seminars, State of California, Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, California, 2014
Faulty Movement Patterns – Functional Assessment & Training, The difference between functional and structural pathology of the motor system and regional interdependence in the kinetic chain. How to perform a functional screen, identify a “key link” and where to mobilize vs. where to stabilize. International Society of Clinical Rehab Specialists, Oracle Team USA, San Francisco, California, 2013
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization According to Kolar, A Developmental Kinesiology Approach – Certified “B” Basic, Being able to recognize ideal and disturbed locomotor patterns and developmental age of babies. Demonstration of faulty locomotor patterns in adults and also performing postural analysis and integration of corrective exercises based on newly taught DNS functional tests and reflex locomotor positions. Rehabilitation Prague School, Phoenix, Arizona, 2011
Modern Spine Care I, Methodology for restoring function. Explores problem solving typical clinical issues in practice with acute trauma patients from a biomechanical and functional approach. Department of Continuing Education, Palmer College of Chiropractic, San Francisco, California, 2010
Modern Spine Care II, Going from A-Z through the essential implications and integration of the functional approach in musculoskeletal practice. A kinesthetic experience of how to groove high level functional patterns in subacute and chronic patients. Department of Continuing Education, Palmer College of Chiropractic, San Francisco, California, 2010
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization According to Kolar, A Developmental Kinesiology Approach – Certified “A” Basic, Basic principles of developmental kinesiology during the first year of life and the relationship of this to pathology of the locomotor system in adulthood. Assessing the Integrated Stabilizing System of the Spine utilizing dynamic functional tests and integrating corrective exercises based on these tests. New terminology such as functional joint centration, punctum fixum, punctum mobile, and reflex locomotion. Rehabilitation Prague School, Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, 2010
Radiology of Instability, The definitions, criteria and anatomical bases for instability. Radiologic instability of the upper cervical, middle cervical, and lumbar spine and how to evaluate flexion/extension and lateral bending rotation views. Life Chiropractic College West, Post Graduate and Continuing Education, Hayward, California, 2008
Impairment Ratings – Using the AMA Guidelines, 5th Edition, How to obtain impairment ratings in the musculoskeletal system from the AMA Guidelines, 5th Edition, from the spine to the upper and lower extremities. The DRE and ROM methods in detail to determine impairment ratings in the spine. How to convert upper and lower extremity impairment into Whole Person Impairment (WPI) and multiple impairments into a single WPI utilizing the combined value chart. . Innercalm Associates, State of California, Continuing Education, Manhattan Beach, California, 2005
Radiology of Soft Tissue, Radiology of the soft tissues including the chest and abdomen. Case studies with plain film techniques and additional imaging modalities as needed for diagnosis in the chest and abdominal areas. Life Chiropractic College West, Post Graduate and Continuing Education, Hayward, California, 2004
Radiology of Extremity Motion, Radiographic analysis of upper and lower extremity motion with case studies and plain film techniques and additional imaging modalities as needed for diagnosis. Also radiographic evaluation of the bony pelvis and cervical spine motion. . Life Chiropractic College West, Post Graduate and Continuing Education, Hayward, California, 2004
Common Headache Disorders, Concussions and Mild Head Injuries, All major types of headaches including cervicogenic, migraine, cluster and traumatic headaches from motor vehicle accidents. The mechanism of injury of concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries from automobile accidents. Covered the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of concussion and mild traumatic brain injuries and post concussion syndrome. Life Chiropractic College West, Post Graduate and Continuing Education, Hayward, California, 1999
Motor Vehicular Collision Injuries, Various types of collisions including viewing of collision videotape with discussion of collision dynamics. Crash types including frontal, side and rear-ended crashes. Differentiation of effects of high speed and low speed rear-end crashes. Seatbelts, air bags, head restraints, vehicle damage, as well as human factors influencing injury. Diagnosis of injuries commonly occurring in car crashes, thoracic outlet syndrome, radiculopathy, and concussions. Life Chiropractic College West, Post Graduate and Continuing Education, Hayward, Hayward, California, 1998
Certification in Industrial Disability Examination, State of California, California Chiropractic Association, California Chiropractic Foundation, Sacramento, California, 1998
Certification in Qualified Medical Evaluator, State of California, Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers Compensation. QME #001458, Sacramento, California, 1992

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Industrial Health Consultant, Proper Mechanics of Bending, Lifting and Carrying, Winston Tires, Sacramento, California, 1998- 1998
Industrial Health Consultant, Proper Industrial Hygiene Related to Proper Bending, Lifting and Carrying, Pacific Coast Building Products, Sacramento, California, 1998- 1998
Industrial Health Consultant, Biomechanics Related to Bending, Stooping, Lifting and Carrying, Coca Cola, Sacramento, California, 1997- 1997
Lecturer, How to Prevent and Reduce Injuries, Department of Motor Vehicles, Sacramento, California, 1996- 1996
Industrial Health Consultant, Proper Biomechanics Related to Lifting, Carrying, Sitting and Bending, Hyatt Hotel, Sacramento, California, 1994- 1995
Lecturer, Ethical Standards of Care for Chiropractic Treatment Guidelines, State Compensation Insurance Fund, Sacramento, California, 1994- 1994

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Trauma Team Member, 2017 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2014 - Present
California Chiropractic Association, Member, 1987 - Present
International Society of Clinical Rehabilitation Specialists, Member, 2010 - 2013

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Top Chiropractors in Sacramento, Sacramento Magazine, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1987
Graduated Cum Laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983