Kyle Longo DC , CME
2108 Scheutz Rd, Maryland Heights, MO, 63146
Phone: 314-567-7300
Fax: 314-997-4326
drlongo@empowerhealthstl.com
http://www.empowerhealthstl.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinical Director, Empower Health, St. Louis, MO, 2016 - Present
Clinical Consultant, Metabolic Health and Wellness, St. Louis, MO, 2015 - Present
Clinical Director, The Pain Institute, Swansea, IL, 2011 - 2014
Clinical Director, Superior Healthcare, Clarksville, TN, 2008 - 2013
Chiropractor, Longo Chiropractic, Clarksville, TN, 2006 - 2008
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Missouri, License # 2015015517, -
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Missouri, 2006
Internship, Discover Life Chiropractic, Loveland, Colorado, 2006 - 2006
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2005
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2005
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2006
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2006
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2006
Bachelors in Human Biology, Logan University, St. Louis, MO, 2004
Undergraduate Studies in Human Biology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, 2000 - 2002

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Evidenced Based Care in a Collaborative Setting; Primary Spine Care 5, A literature based model for collaborating with hospitals, medical primary care providers and specialists. Reviewing the documentation requirements to communicate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with medical entities and having the evidence as a basis for those recommendations Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licening Boards, Cleveland Univeristy- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Current Literature Standards of MRI Spine Intepretation; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine Interpretation of the spine. How to triage a trauma and non-trauma with advanced imaging and document the necessity. We will also cover the basics of MRI Spine Interpretation inclusive of all types of herniations, bulges Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licening Boards, Cleveland Univeristy- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways; Primary Spine Care 5, The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and potential pathology as sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the most recent evidence as outlined in indexed peer reviewed literature over the last 10 years verifying chiropractic’s role Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licening Boards, Cleveland Univeristy- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment; Primary Spine Care 5,, The biological, neurological and mechaincal mechanisms and pathways from the thrust to the lateral horn and brain connection and how the brain processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based upon the literature. Care paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from an outcome basis Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licening Boards, Cleveland Univeristy- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issue Texas Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2018
Connective Tissue Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics as Sequella to Trauma, MRI Spine Interpretation, Ordering Protocols & Triaging the Injured, The latest research on the 6 ways to age-date disc herniations and bulges from trauma inclusive of disc pathology nomenclature. MRI ordering protocols, inclusive of Dixon format and fat-suppressed images. The neurology and pathology of connective tissue and the sequella of trauma at the biomechanical level leading to bio-neuro-mechanical failure. Contemporary "evidenced-based building blocks" for triaging and in a collaborative environment Cleveland University, Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Digitization, integrating automated mensuration into creating treatment plans and determining maximum medical improvement. A literature based study of normal vs abnormal motor unit function. Determining ligamentous laxity, alteration of motion segment integrity, and pathological stress units and whole person impairments based on literature and academic standards. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Science of the Chiropractic Adjustment and Vertebral Subluxation, The literature based definitions of both the mechanisms of the chiropractic adjustment and how it affects the pain pathways and systemic issues that is the arbiter for normal vs. abnormal function. The "physiological mechanisms" of how the chiropractic spinal adjustment affects the peripheral and central nervous systems. Subluxation degeneration/Wolff's Law will be detailed from a literature perspective combined with the mechanism of subluxation (bio-neural mechanical lesion). A literature perspective of why "long term" chiropractic care is clinically indicated as ususal and customary to effectuate demonstrable biomechanical changes in the spine. An evidenced based perspective of why physical therapy is a poor choice for spine as a first referral option for any provider inclusive of the literature. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Documentation, Collaboration, and Primary Spine Care, An academic basis for documentation that is usual and customary across professions in collaborative care. Maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships based on Voir Dire and Daubert standards with ensuring a "4 corners" inclusive report. Ensuring Primary Spine Care status based on academin standards. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, , An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, 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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, New York, 2017
Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, To utilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnoising normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and 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 or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
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 Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
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 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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. New York Chiropractic Council, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, [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, School of Medicine and Biomedic, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. [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, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Structural and Functional Organization of the Spinal Pelvic System, Fundamental and advanced concepts on spinal biomechanics are introduced by presenting a coherent spinal model describing normal segmental coupling, regional adaptation and global compensation. The clinical model is a structural and mechanical engineering approach based on x-ray physics, mathematics and statistical analysis. The normal movements of gait are integrated in this total biomechanical approach to explain spine distortion, predictable functional scoliosis and lumbar disc failure. Case studies are demonstrated to radiographic analyses and physical findings to determine clinical solutions and soft tissue rehabilitation. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, St. Louis, MO, 2017
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 [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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, dislocationa and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings [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
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 or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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, 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: 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: 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
Othropedic 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Credentials and Knowledge Base, The credentials and knowledge based from an academia perspective when cooperatively treating in a collaborative environment inclusive of understanding pathology and mechanical spine issues Texas Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and MRI Spine Interpretation, Integrating Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and MRI Spine Interpretation into a primary spine care model, inclusive of necessity and acquisition protocols. A comprehensive review the latest evidence in documenting mechanical issues Texas Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Hospital Administration, Triage, Clinical Requirements and Collaborative Relationships with Medical Specialists, Understanding hospital and medical specialist's care paths for mechanical spine pathology and integrating the doctor of chiropractic in the hospital and allopathic treatment protocols Texas Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Contemporary Spine Research and Documentation, Central nervous system connection and the thalamus, hypothalamus connection in both ascending and descending central pathways with neuro-endocrine implications that have the mechanisms to be a component of Schizophrenia, Dementia and Alzheimer’s with a linear relationship to the chiropractic spinal adjustment and chronic pain Texas Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Spinal Trauma Pathology, Morphology of healthy and traumatized connective tissue and the permanency implication of adhesions, spinal disc morphology in the healthy and pathological patient as sequella to trauma in relationship to bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions and sequestrations. Aberrant spinal biomechanics and negative sequella to trauma Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket , NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Utilizing Research in Trauma, The ability of your electronic health records to convey tissue pathology while documenting case studies, field experiments, randomized trials and systematic literature reviews, Introducing evidence based macros in documentation to support the literature and necessity of care Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropracitc Evidence, Analyzing segmental pathology, adjusting vs. mobilization with cervicogenic headaches, Opioid alternatives and case management of mechanical spine pain based upon outcome studies Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment Central Nervous System Processing, Literature reviews of mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor and nociceptor stimulation of later horn gray matter with periaqueductal stimulation affecting the thalamus and cortical regions with efferent distribution in disparate regions of the body in both pain and systemic stimulation Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age-dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff’s Law and radicular clinical presentation Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of the spinal system with central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing network and the HPA Axis (hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic spinal adjustment Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Maintaining ethical Interprofessional relationships based upon an evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and concludes the presence or absence of pathology Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Whiplash Advanced Topics: the Fundamental Science, Requisite and comprehensive biomechanics knowledge for forensic experts, Whiplash and brain injuries: the real reasons they are on the rise, The minimal property damage = minimal injury risk myth exposed, In-depth analysis of brain, neck, and cervical spine trauma mechanisms, Soft tissue injuries: a comprehensive and cutting edge analysis, All clinical syndromes and conditions resulting from whiplash (WAD/CAD), What forensic experts need to know about the various pain syndromes, Risk assessment: the fundamental key to modern forensic practice Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, San Diego, CA, 2009
Management Priciples 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 crashes: critical knowledge for today's forensic practitioners,Historical documentation in personal injury and forensic medicine applications, Comprehensive physical examination of whiplash and traumatic brain injury, Special laboratory methods, such as the S-100 protein, The latest radiographic examination methods and analysis techniques, CT examination of brain and soft tissue injuries, MRI examination of brain and soft tissue injuries; latest techniques, Special diagnostic imaging modalities (SPECT, PET, fMRI, MRA, VF, etc.); how and when to use, Electrodiagnostics (EMG, sEMG, SSEP, VEP, etc…); how and when to use, Rendering a diagnosis/impression in the personal injury or forensic setting; pearls and pitfalls,Soft tissue healing times and implications for successful case management, The state of the injury and implications for case management, Designing a treatment plan and living with guidelines, Important applications of activities of daily living; optimizing outcomes, Chiropractic manipulation, deep tissue massage, and PT Modalities for best outcomes. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, San Diego, CA, 2009
Principles of Impairment Rating and Forensic Reporting, Critical documentation from day 1; What every personal injury and forensic expert needs to know, The fundamental of expository, scientific writing you were never taught; common dos and don'ts, The essential craft of narrative report preparation from A-Z; style, strategy, methods, organization, and common pitfalls, Incorporating outcomes assessment and disability instruments into your reports, The application of AMA guidelines in personal injury and forensic practice, Modern guidelines and best practices, Critical rebuttal methods and strategies in today's modern forensic practice, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, San Diego, CA, 2009

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Consultant, Assessment and Therapeutic Plan Development for Type 2 Diabetic Patients, Metabolic Health and Wellness, St. Louis, MO, 2015- Present
Consultant, Organizing and Operating a Multi-Specialty Spine and Rehab Center, Health Integration Specialists, Jackson, TN, 2015- Present
Lecturer, Prevention and Treatment of Repetitive Microtrauma to the Spine and Extremeties, Trane Co., of Ingersoll Rand, Clarksville, TN, 2010- 2010
Lecturer, Prevention and Treatment of Repetitive Microtrauma to the Spine and Extremeties, Bosch US, Clarksville, TN, 2010- 2010
Lecturer, Prevention and Treatment of Repetitive Microtrauma to the Spine and Extremeties, Bridgestone Metalpha USA, Clarksville, TN, 2010- 2010
Lecturer, Posture Positioning, and Periodic Breaks: How to avoid chronic pain resulting from a desk job, Department of Education, Montgomery County, Clarksville, TN, 2010- 2010
Lecturer, Maintaining a Healthy Spine While at Work, Clarksville Police Department, Clarksville, TN, 2009- 2009
Lecturer, Maintaining a Healthy Spine While at Work, Clarksville Department of Electricity, Clarksville, TN, 2009- 2009
Lecturer, Maintaining a Healthy Spine While at Work, Departmtent of Gas and Water, Mongtomery County, Clarksville, TN, 2009- 2009
Lecturer, Raising Healthy Children, Ages 1 Month thru 6 years, Tennessee Head Start Association, Clarksville, TN, 2008- 2008

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2016 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Primary Spine Care Qualified, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, 2018
Hospital Based Spine Care Qualified, co-credentialed through the ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and PACE recognized by the FCLB, 2018
Active Trauma Team Member, Academy of Chiropractic, 2017 - Present

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Chamber of Commerce, Sunset Hills, Missouri, 2015 - 2016
Chamber of Commerce, Clarksville, Tennessee, 2006 - 2012
Rotary International, Clarksville, Tennessee, 2007 - 2010