Brendan Malloy DC
2697 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta, Ga, 30066
Phone: 770-971-1355
Fax: 770-509-8559
chiropractor@gmx.us
http://www.sandyplainschiro.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Chiropractor, Operations, Sandy Plains Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia, 2010 - Present
Co-developer, MyHealth.Coach, Marietta, Ga, 2018 - 2019
Co-Founder; Health & Fitness Programming Consultant, Linked Intern Program Instructor & Coordinator, Linked Athletics, Marietta, Ga, 2015 - 2018
Co-Founder; Sport Performance Coach, Linked Athletics, Marietta, Georgia, 2011 - 2015
Chiropractic Assistant, Sandy Plains Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia, 2001 - 2010
Manager (day and night); Interim General Manager, Parkaire Olympic Ice Arena (Marietta Ice Center), Marietta, Georgia, 1997 - 2009
Science and Technique Tutor, Life University Student Success Center, Marietta , Georgia, 2005 - 2007
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Colorado, License # 0008564, 2022-Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Georgia, License # 008742, 2010-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta, Georgia, 2010
Internship, Life University Outpatient Clinic, Marietta, Georgia, 2008 - 2010
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2010
Bachelor of Biology in Science, Life University, Marietta, Georgia, 2005

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

QME Training- Report Writing Mastery, Improve the clarity of your writing style, report formatting, use of "Topic Headlines", and the adherence to substantial medical evidence in your conclusions and opinions. Topics include: Topic Headline Formatting, Actual Topic Headlines, Substantial Medical Evidence, Required Elements of the Excellent Report, and QME Report Writing Mastery. Department of Industrial Relations via Division of Workers Compensation , Oakland, California, 2022
Permanent Impairment Due to Spinal Loss of Motion Segment Integrity, This course demonstrates the procedure for assessing for loss of spinal motion segment integrity and explains how to estimate Permanent Impairment for AOMSI. discussed in Chapter 15 of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Topics include: The Philosophy of "Motion Segment Integrity"; How to Do Measurements to Analyze for Loss of Motion Segment Integrity; Loss of Motion Segment Integrity Simplified; Spinal Impairments; Loss of Motion Segment Integrity - Cervical Spine; Permanent Impairment and Apportionment for a Cervical Spine Case; Loss of Motion Segment Integrity - Lumbar Spine; Permanent Impairment and Apportionment for a Lumbar Spine Case; Loss of Motion Segment Integrity in Cases of Spinal Anomalies Department of Industrial Relations via Division of Workers Compensation , Oakland, California, 2022
Hospital Based Spine Care Qualified, , Credentialed in hospital protocols, emergency room protocols, acute and chronic patient triage inclusive of MRI spine interpretation, spinal biomechanical engineering, head trauma, concussion, mild traumatic and traumatic brain injuries. Certification in Interprofessional Hospital Qualified, Co-credentialed through the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education), Cleveland University – Kansas City and the Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2022
Chiropractic Risk Management Recordkeeping and Documentation, Identify the principal components of chiropractic compliance as it relates to recordkeeping, risk management, Medicare, and HIPAA. Correlate the importance of medical necessity and how to identify potential errors in chiropractic patient records. Understand the ICD-10 documentation requirements as it relates to chiropractic recordkeeping and risk management. Life University and PACE Approved by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 2022
Low Tech Office Rehab for Posture Correction, The principles of patient active care in acute, sub-acute and rehabilitative phases of care. Topics: Anterior Head Carriage, Tech Neck and Janda’s Upper Crossed Postural Distortion, Lumbar hyperlordosis, Lower Extremity Distortions, and Janda’s Lower Crossed Postural Distortion of the lumbo-pelvic hip complex. Life University and PACE Approved by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 2022
Over-the-Counter Analgesics/Antipyretics: Essential Medicines, Indispensable Medicines, The effectiveness of OTC (over-the-counter) analgesic/antipyretics in everyday clinical practice, as well as counseling patients as to the safe use of OTC analgesic/antipyretic drugs. Demonstrate improved performance associated with applying the safe and effective use of OTC analgesics within the interprofessional team Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Medscape jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), New York, New York, 2022
The Documentation of Medical Necessity, This course is designed to provide chiropractors with vital information regarding the documentation of medical necessity Life University and PACE Approved by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 2022
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation: Colossus of the Courtroom, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV) Diagnosis & Interpretation, Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Overview of EMG and NCV Procedures, Results, Diagnoses and Documentation. The clinical incorporation of electrodiagnostic studies as part of a care plan where neuropathology is suspected. It also covers how to use electrodiagnostics in a collaborative environment between the chiropractor as the primary spine care provider and the surgeon, when clinically indicated. This section covers sample cases and health conclude and accurate treatment plans based upon electro-neurodiagnostic findings when clinically indicated Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV) Diagnosis & Interpretation, Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Needle Electromyogram (EMG) Studies: The EMG process, inclusive of how the test is performed and the steps required in planning and electromyographic study. This covers the spontaneous activity of a motor unit action potential, positive sharp waves and fibrillations. The insertional activity (both normal and abnormal), recruitment activity in a broad polyphasic presentation and satellite potentials. This covers the diagnosing of patterns of motor unit abnormalities including neuropathic demyelinated neuropathies along with acute myopathic neuropathies. This section also covers the ruling out of false positive and false negative results. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV) Diagnosis & Interpretation, Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 2: Compound motor action potentials (CMAP) and sensory nerve action potentials (SNAP) testing and interpretation including the analysis and diagnosis of the wave forms. It also covers compressive neuropathies of the median, ulnar and posterior tibial nerves; known as carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel and tarsal tunnel syndromes. This section offers interpretation algorithms to help understand the neurodiagnostic conclusions. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV) Diagnosis & Interpretation, Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 1: Nerve conduction velocity testing, the equipment required and the specifics of motor and sensory testing. This section covers the motor and sensory NCV procedures and interpretation including latency, amplitude (CMAP) physiology and interpretation including the understanding of the various nuances of the wave forms. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV) Diagnosis & Interpretation, Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Anatomy and Physiology of Electrodiagnostics: An in-depth review of basic neuro-anatomy and physiology dermatomes and myotomes to both the upper and lower extremities and the neurophysiology of axons and dendrites along with the myelin and function of saltatory for conduction. The sodium and potassium pump’s function in action potentials. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Overview: This section is an in-depth overview of traumatic brain injury in concussion. It discusses that all brain injuries are traumatic and dispels the myth of a “mild traumatic brain injury.” Also, this covers triage protocols and the potential sequela of patients with traumatic brain injuries. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 1: This section discusses gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma and significant bleeding with both epidural and subdural hematomas. There are numerous case studies reviewed inclusive of neurosurgical intervention and postsurgical outcomes. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 2: This section continues with multiple case studies of gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma requiring neurosurgical intervention and also discusses recovery sequela based upon the significance of brain trauma. This module also concludes with concussion protocols in traumatic brain injury short of demonstrable bleeding on advanced imaging. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing: This this section covers concussion etiology and cognitive sequela where gross bleeding has not been identified on advanced imaging. It discusses the significance of electroencephalogram testing in determining brain function and pathology (if present). This module also covers the understanding of waveforms in electroencephalogram testing in both normal and abnormal scenarios. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing Pathological Results: This module covers amplitude, conduction and conduction delays as sequela to traumatic brain injury to diagnose concussion and traumatic brain injury in the absence of gross bleeding and advanced imaging. This section covers electroencephalograms and event-related potentials which measures the brain response that is a direct result of specific sensory or motor events. It is a stereotype electrophysiological response to a stimulus and provides a noninvasive means of evaluating brain function. In this module multiple case studies are discussed with ensuing triage protocols pending the results. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Demonstrative Documentation and Reporting of Spinal Pathology, Demonstrative Diagnosis and Documenting Spinal Pathology, Analyzing patient records, x-rays and MRI’s in determining etiology of traumatically-induced pathological lesions. Clinically correlating the history, clinical findings, imaging findings and diagnosed bodily injuries to conclude and accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Demonstrative Documentation and Reporting of Spinal Pathology, Demonstrative Diagnosis and Documenting Spinal Disc Injuries, Differentially diagnosing disc vs. posterior longitudinal ligaments vs. Thecal Sac vs. spinal cord vs. Ligamentum Flava pathology and insult. Identifying the borders of lesions and discerning between anatomic structures pathologically effected demonstrably. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2021
Coding, Documentation, MRI and Digitizing. PSC XI, 2021 Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace and how a clinical excellence level is reflected in a doctors' documentation and credentials. Treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021
Coding, Documentation, MRI and Digitizing. PSC XI, MRI Spine Interpretation Advanced Diagnosis, An evidence-based understanding of time-related etiology of disc pathology considering the American Society of Neuroradiology's designation of protrusion, extrusion, and sequestration of spinal discs, T1, T2, STIR and Proton-Density weighted evaluation to diagnose spine form MRI accurately. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021
Coding, Documentation, MRI and Digitizing. PSC XI, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Analytics and Case Management, Utilizing spinal mensurating algorithms to conclude a pathobiomechanical vs. normal spine in the absence of anatomical pathology. Clinically correlating a history and physical examination findings to x-ray biomechanical results in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021
Coding, Documentation, MRI and Digitizing. PSC XI, MSK Extremity Radiological Interpretation, Utilizing both MRI and x-ray to diagnose 1) Arthritis - Inflammatory and Degenerative, 2) Advanced cartilage assessment, 3) Rotator Cuff Tears, 4) Labral tears (shoulder and hip), 5) Tendon injuries and degeneration, 6) Meniscal tears, 7) Ligamentous injuries, 8) Common fractures, 9) Sports-related injury patterns, 10) Plantar fasciitis Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021
Coding, Documentation, MRI and Digitizing. PSC XI, Demonstrative Medical-Legal Documentation, The narrative report. How to effectively create medical-legal documentation and what the courts look for. Making your "4-Corner" (narrative) report demonstrable and build a reputation as an evidence-based provider. The step-by-step minutiae of building a report Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021
Coding, Documentation, MRI and Digitizing. PSC XI, Managing Non-Anatomical Spine Pain, Treatment modalities centered upon "best-outcomes" in an evidence-based model considering chiropractic vs. physical therapy and chiropractic vs. medicine. Considerations of disability, pain reduction, functional improvement, drugs utilized, and side-effects are all considered Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021
Trauma Qualified, This is supported by 113 hours of continuing education for the 11 courses Certification in Trauma Qualified , Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2021
Primary Spine Care Qualified, This qualification includes graduate chiropractic education in healthy and traumatically altered spinal morphology inclusive of osseous, connective tissue and neurological structure, function and pathology. This certifies you are qualified in assessing predictive models in spinal biomechanics and devising engineering paradigms for treatment plans to maximize spinal homeostasis in an evidenced based conclusion. In addition, this qualification acknowledges your expertise in triaging the injured and coordinating collaborative care from the trauma through conclusion of rehabilitation Certification in Primary Spine Care Qualified, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2021
Essential Tools for Treating the Patient in Pain™, This mini course offers clinically focused lectures and case presentations on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with various pain syndromes, providing practical information. The lectures are: The Difficult Patient: Barriers to Success ;Marijuana as an Analgesic: What's the Evidence?; Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms ; Physical Examination of the Spine, Shoulder, Hip & Knee; AMPS: A Quick, Effective Approach to the Primary Care Psychiatric Interview ; When is Spine Surgery Appropriate?; Understanding and Treating Neuropathic Pain. American Academy of Pain Medicine , Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois , 2020
Pain Pathways: Effective Pain Management Strategies for Low Back Pain: Emergent, Acute, Transitional, and Chronic, This, enduring material, webinar discusses the impact, assessment and management of low back pain and includes discussion on treatment applications to low back pain, emergent low back pain, acute low back pain, and chronic low back pain. American Academy of Pain Medicine , Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois , 2020
Georgia Jurisprudence Board Rules, Review of Georgia Chiropractic Statutes 43-9-1 through 43-9-20. Integrate Georgia Chiropractic Statutes 43-9-1 through 43-9-20. Into your clinical practice. Brief overview of Rules and regulations of the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners Chapter 100-1 to 100-17. Discussion of potential risk exposures that may lead to complaints by patients or the public and/or actions being taken against you by the Chiropractic Board of Examiners.Discussion of common mistakes that lead to malpractice claims. GCA approved PACE program of Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board (FCLB), Tucker, GA, 2020
MRI Webinar Series: Cervical and Lumbar MRI, The science and physics behind MR imaging and the various pulse sequences that are available for obtaining the scans; given by spine surgeons and radiologists specifically for spine specialists. Define and recognize the normal MRI anatomy of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Utilize a systematic approach to evaluate MR imaging studies. Describe the most commonly seen pathologic findings in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Cite and apply the rationale for use of the most common MRI pulse sequences used in the spine. Correlate the imaging findings on spine MRI with those on other imaging modalities The North American Spine Society, The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Burr Ridge, Illinois , 2020
MRI of the Spine: Essentials for the Spine Specialist, Educates spine specialists how to systematically evaluate and interpret MR imaging studies of the spine and taught by spine surgeons and radiologists to be clinically oriented for spine specialists. Define and recognize the normal MRI anatomy of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Recognize and understand the rationale for use of the most common MRI pulse sequences used in the spine. Describe the most commonly seen pathologic findings in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Utilize a systematic approach to evaluate MR imaging studies of the spine. Correlate the imaging findings on spine MRI with those on other imaging modalities. The North American Spine Society, The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Burr Ridge, Illinois , 2020
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Utilizing clinical findings in conjunction with advanced imaging and electrodiagnostic findings in managing collaborative relationships with medical specialists. Applying a literature standard to care to ensure conservative care as the first option. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Managing spinal related cases based upon MRI findings of herniations, bulges, protrusion, extrusions (comminuted and fragmented) utilizing thin-sliced acquisition protocols. When to consider ordering T1, T2, Short Tau Inversion Radiant, proton density and Dixon sequencing for spinal related pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Creating literature-based documentation inclusive of history and a clinical examination that encompasses causality, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans. Ensuring the whole person impairment ratings are consistent with contemporary literature. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Spinal biomechanical engineering models related to pathobiomechanics and literature-based standards in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Determining impairment ratings based upon alteration of motion segment integrity utilizing motion-imaging, and creating demonstrable evidence for continued treatment plans. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Neurology of Ligament Pathology, Normal Morphology and Tissue Damage, Connective tissue morphology, embryology and wound repair as sequalae to trauma. Full components of strain-sprain models and permanency implications with wound repair and osseous aberration with aberrant structural integrity. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City College of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2020
Neurology of Ligament Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics and Disc Pathology, Disc pathology as sequella to trauma; herniation, extrusion, protrusion, sequestration and how the spinal unit as one system creates homeostasis to balance the pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City College of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2020
Neurology of Ligament Pathology, Neurological Innervation, The peripheral and central innervation of the disc and spinal ligaments of the dorsal root ganglion, spinal thalamic tracts, periaqueductal gray areas innervating the Thalamus and multiple regions of the brain. The efferent neurological distribution to disparate areas of the spine to create homeostatis until tetanus ensues creating osseous changes under the effect of Wolff's Law. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City College of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2020
HIPAA Compliance: Methods for Guarding Protected Health Information, Chiropractic offices are obligated to protect patient health information as a covered entity. This course introduces compliance with HIPAA’s safeguards (administrative, physical and technical) as well as how the Notice of Privacy Practice works in your practice. It is intended to raise awareness of how to protect PHI and focus on the rights of the patient in regard to access of their PHI. Understand the importance of compliance in Chiropractic healthcare. Understand Federal Regulations regarding HIPAA. Understand the Notice of Privacy GCA approved PACE program of Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board (FCLB), Tucker, Georgia, 2020
OSHA Compliance: Creating a Safe Work Environment, Chiropractic offices have requirements to meet to be compliant with OSHA regulations under the General Duty Clause. General safety, hazard communication, and exposure management or blood borne pathogens are key areas of concern for workplace safety for chiropractors and their staff. This course sets the stage for understanding OSHA and workplace safety – how to think about the safety and health of your staff and the general fundamentals of protection. A Hazard Assessment Checklist is provided along with a link to all required federal posters. GCA approved PACE program of Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board (FCLB), Tucker, Georgia, 2020
Strategy for your COVID-19 Response, Deploy an action plan for the COVID-19 response. Create a safe clinical environment during COVID-19. Use tele-health to maintain continuity care with established patients & learn how to code/bill for this service. COVID-19 Public Health effort - Outreach to your patient base to inform and check in on them. GCA approved PACE program of Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board (FCLB), Tucker, Ga, 2020
7 Steps to a Compliant Financial Policy, Educational Objectives: Understanding the structure that makes up your practice fee system, Determine the steps for establishing your clinic fee schedule, Establishing and implementing a compliant financial policy. Know Your Numbers, Fee Systems, Develop Your Fee System, Build Your Financial Policy, Keep It Current, Train Your Staff, and Things to Avoid GCA approved PACE program of Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board (FCLB), Tucker, Ga, 2020
Technique Fundamentals: T.I.C. Tonal Integrative Correction, A fundamentals course to this low force, tonal technique, and a review of Chiropractic and T.I.C. history, the neurology behind the technique, the T.I.C. assessment and adjusting protocols and demonstrate several patient visits. Sherman College of Chiropractic, Boiling Springs, SC, 2020
Post-Coronavirus PI Practice Strategy with Lawyers and MDs: Where MRI, Colossus and Documentation Fits, ocumentation, MRI Necessity and Trends in Spinal Treatment Protocols, Correlating history and a thorough clinical evaluation in determining the necessity for x-ray and MRI evaluations in the trauma and non-trauma patient. Considering whole spine patho-biomechanics in formulating treatment plans and long-term supportive care. Documentation requirements in transitioning from telemedicine to in-office care. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Diagnosing Webinar, Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing based upon in an initial evaluation and management encounter ranging from a 99202 – 99205 that includes comorbidities, non-musculoskeletal, and sequellae to injury diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Diagnosing Webinar, Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing imaging inclusive of static x-rays, biomechanical x-rays, and MRI. Documenting the clinical findings of disc bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion, and fragmentation. Coding, diagnosing, and documenting individual treatment encounters in the clinical setting Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Long Island, New York, 2020
Pathobiomechanics And Documentation Webinar, Pathobiomechanics and Documentation, CPT Coding Guidelines for Initial and Established Patients with particular attention paid to Patient History, Review of Systems, Social and Family History, Physical Examination, and Medical Decision making. Specific differences in coding levels and required elements for a 99202-99203-99204-99205 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Pathobiomechanics And Documentation Webinar, Using Documentation and Ethical Relationships, Pathways to improve coordination of care, and interprofessional communication with collaborating physicians. Maintaining ethical relationships in the medical-legal community through documentation and communication of demonstrable diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Pathobiomechanics And Documentation Webinar, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Clinical Application, History of clinical biomechanics with an emphasis on the diagnosis and management of spine pain of mechanical/functional origin. Evidence-based symptomatic vs. asymptomatic parameters using peer-reviewed medical index literature. Computerized mensuration analysis of spinal biomechanical pathology. Comparison of demonstrable spinal biomechanical failure on imaging to clinical evaluation and physical examination Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Pathobiomechanics And Documentation Webinar, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Clinical Grand Rounds, Case reviews utilizing E/M, MRI, and x-ray mensuration report to conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Common diagnosis requiring interprofessional collaboration with a discussion of diagnostic dilemmas and proper communication methods Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Primary Spine Care 10: Chiropractic Spine Management Webinar, Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace and how a level of clinical excellence is reflected in a doctors' documentation and credentials. Treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Primary Spine Care 10: Chiropractic Spine Management Webinar, MRI Spine Interpretation, An evidence-based understanding of time-related etiology of disc pathology considering the American Society of Neuroradiology's designation of protrusion, extrusion, and sequestration of spinal discs, Considering the signal intensity of discs in age-dating pathology and acquisition protocols for advanced spinal imaging Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Primary Spine Care 10: Chiropractic Spine Management Webinar, Spinal Biomechanics; A Literature Perspective, An evidenced-based model for spinal biomechanical engineering and pathobiomechanics considering the pathophysiological limits in translations, angular deviation, and rotational planes. Utilizing the Cartesian system in plotting vertebral points to demonstratively conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and biomechanical treatment plan with the consideration of long-term care in the non-specific mechanical spine pain patient when necessary Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
Primary Spine Care 10: Chiropractic Spine Management Webinar, Case Management of Mechanical Spine Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds of herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered, and bulging discs. Differentially diagnosing vascular vs. mechanical spinal lesions and the necessity for urgent vascular, neurological intervention, Collaborating in a team environment utilizing a neuroradiologist, electrophysiologist, and neurosurgeon with the chiropractor as the primary spine care provider Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI History and Physics 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Spinal Pathology 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Methodology of Analysis 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Clinical Application 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniated Discs 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Interpretation of Cervical Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniated Discs 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
MRI Spine Credentialing, Virtual Grand Rounds 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Evaluation and Management, An overview of the evaluation and management process inclusive of utilizing electronic medical records to conclude evidenced-based conclusions with the utilization of macros. The importance of adhering to an academic standard and considering co-morbidities. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Evaluation and Management, Concluding a chief complaint, history and what needs to be considered in a physical examination. This covers in dept the required elements for chief complain, history of present illness, review of systems, and past, family, and/or social history. This module also covers the following components of a physical examination: observation, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Evaluation and Management, Coding and Spinal Examination: Detailing 99202-99205 and 99212-99215 inclusive of required elements for compliant billing. It reviews the elements for an extensive review of systems, cervical and lumbar anatomy and basic testing. The course also covers the basics of vertebra-basilar circulation orthopedic assessment. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Evaluation and Management, Neurological Evaluation: Reviewing complete motor and sensory evaluation inclusive of reflex arcs with an explanation of Wexler Scales in both the upper and lower extremities. The course breaks down testing for upper and lower motor neuron lesions along with upper and lower extremity motor and sensory testing examinations. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Evaluation and Management, Documenting Visit Encounters: Forensically detailing the S.O.A.P. note process for visit encounters and discussing the necessity for clinically correlating symptoms, clinical findings and diagnosis with the area(s) treated. It also details how to modify treatment plans, diagnosis, document collaborative care and introduce test findings between evaluations. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Evaluation and Management, Case Management and Treatment Orders: This module discusses how to document a clinically determined treatment plan inclusive of both manual and adjunctive therapies. It discusses how to document both short-term and long-term goals as well as referring out for collaborative care and/or diagnostic testing. It also includes how to prognose your patient and determine when MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement) has been attained. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2020
Triaging and reporting while maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships, 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 , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
Physical Examination & Documentation for the Trauma Patient, 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
Clinical Excellence + Admissibility + Office Systems + Credentials + Positioning Yourself in the Medical-Legal Community, 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 , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, 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 , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, 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 , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
Neurodiagnostics Testing: EMG/NCV, VEP, BAER, V-ENG and SSEP, Clinical Indications and Interpretation, 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 , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
Documentation and Working within Your State Laws to Ensure Compliant Paperwork and Reimbursement, 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care VII - The latest research-based evidence of how the chiropractic adjustment effects each motor unit and the spine as a single organ, How nociceptors, mechanoreceptors and proprioceptors respond in the role of the central neurological modulation. How the chiropractic adjustment can modulate pain locally as well as systemically. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care VII - MRI Spine Interpretation, How to triage a trauma and non-trauma patients with advanced imaging and how to document medical necessity with evidence based verbiage. Detailed disc pathology will be reviewed inclusive of herniation, bulge, protrusion, extrusion comminuted and fragmented. Detailed outlines of MRI image sequencing including slice thickness for all regions of the spine to Dixon Protocols. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care VII - A literature-based model for collaborating with hospitals, emergency departments, primary care providers and medical specialists, Reviewing the documentation requirements to effectively communicate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan with medical entities and having the evidence as a basis for those recommendations. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care VII - Chiropractic Evidence – The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients, Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and pathology as short and long term sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the decades long evidence as published in indexed peer reviewed literature verifying chiropractic’s role. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care VII - Describing the role of chiropractic in the national healthcare model based upon the biomechanical model, learn how to understand the pathobiomechanical basis for care and then how to communicate that to the public and collaborative medical physicians. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care VII - The neurology of the chiropractic adjustment and vertebral subluxation, Discuss the neurological pathways from the thrust , to the lateral horn to the brain connection along with how the brain actually processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based upon the indexed literature. Dissecting neuro-bio-mechanical lesions form diagnosis through treatment utilizing biomechanics in a literature-based model. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division , Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care 5 - Evidenced Based Care in a Collaborative Setting, 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Primary Spine Care 5 - Current Literature Standards of MRI Spine Interpretation, 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Primary Spine Care 5 - Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways, MRI Spine 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Primary Spine Care 5 - Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment, The biological, neurological and mechanical mechanisms and pathways from the thrust to the dorsal 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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
The Basics of Orthopedic Testing, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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
Cervical Spine Orthopedic Testing, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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
Cervical Spine Part 2, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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
Lumbar Spine, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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 Grand Rounds Orthopedic Testing, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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 Part 1, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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 Part 2, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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 Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Risk, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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
Impairment Rating Spine and Nervous System, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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
Triaging the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patients, Utilizing detailed history and examination findings to determine the best care path for the patient. Clinical factors in determining the timelines for advanced imaging in both the trauma and non-trauma patients [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],Academy of Chiropractic Postdoctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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 Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Postdoctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Utilization of Research in the Clinical setting, Utilizing peer reviewed scientific literature in creating a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan for the chronic and acute patient. How to implement and stay current on techniques and technology in healthcare [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],Academy of Chiropractic Postdoctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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 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 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, 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 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, 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 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, 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 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, 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 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, 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 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, 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 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, 2018
Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery – When to Refer Out, Dr. Erik Thor Bendiks, MD.: The role of MRI in the analysis and evaluation of spinal injury cases. Discussion of the orthopedic model for these spine injury cases and how chiropractors and orthopedic surgeons can co-manage treatment. When it is appropriate to refer to an orthopedic surgeon [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Atlanta Chiropractic Symposium, Marietta, Ga., 2018
Optimizing Injury Recovery, Michael Wax, DC, Incorporating the latest clinical strategies to enhance healing and recovery after an injury. Includes proper evaluation, available treatments and proper case management. Doctors will learn the role of the chiropractic adjustment as well as ancillary procedures that will improve patient outcomes after an injury [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Atlanta Chiropractic Symposium, Marietta, Ga., 2018
Understanding the Clinical Role of Optimizing the Stress Response with HRV, Melissa Grill-Petersen, DC, Understanding the Impact of Stress on the Body. Heart Rate Variability Defined. The Role of the ANS. Clinical Tracking and Measuring with Wearable Technology. Protocols for Stress Optimization for Enhanced Clinical Outcomes [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Atlanta Chiropractic Symposium, Marietta, Ga., 2018
The Clinical Impact of Epigenetics: Deliver Precision Wellness for Optimized Results, Melissa Grill-Petersen, DC , Treating symptoms versus correction. Getting to the Root Cause of the patient’s problem. The Epigenetic Link Explored. How the Environment Drives Dysfunction, Sickness and Disease, Stress Nutrition, Mindset Movement, and Toxins. The role of Heart Rate Variability. How to perform a detailed Health Assessment, Functional Movement Screen, Labs & Advanced Diagnostics. The role of the chiropractic adjustment in optimizing genetic expression, as well as identifying underlying dysfunction with precision wellness. How the CNS epigenetically Impacts the System. Restoring homeostasis and engaging the patient for optimized health. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Atlanta Chiropractic Symposium, Marietta, Ga., 2018
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
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 Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, 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 Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, 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 Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, 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 Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, 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: Chiropractic 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
Primary Spine Care 3 - 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 3 - 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 3 - 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 3 - 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2017
ICPA Research: Evidence Informed Practice, Overview of current published research: understanding the various types of research and essentials of the case history. Application of current research and its relevance to case management in the family practice. Critically appraise and integrate/reconcile the research findings with the chiropractic empirical/clinical experience for the purpose of teaching, research and practice. Introduction to the methodology of preparing a case study for publication. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2016
ICPA Neurology of the VSC & Thompson Technique 2, Practical understanding of the potential causes of all five components of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex (VSC) and it's neurological implications on the human body. The neurological model of the VSC's proposed aberrant effect on proprioception, nociception, immunity and the ANS. The neurological effects will be detailed at the site of VSC, as well as the potential global effects on the human body. In addition, Advanced Thompson Technique Analysis for children. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2016
ICPA Eval & Adjusting Protocols: Correcting Primary Spinal and Cranial Subluxation Patterns, Evaluation, location and correction of pediatric primary cranial and spinal subluxation patterns. Focuses on ages 0-18 months using neurological indicators and objective evaluation protocols to determine these primary patterns and their corrections. Examination, assessment and spinal and cranial adjusting for the child are taught using specialized meningeal and structural techniques founded on Sacro Occipital Technique principles. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2016
ICPA Transforming Practical Experience to Family Practice, Develop practical communication and implement clinical knowledge into practice. Implementation into practice, personal life and moving patients forward in the course of care. Managing diverse family cases. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2016
ICPA Developmental Neurobiology, Evaluating the functional and working understanding of the pediatric nervous system in order to better apply, interpret and organize the clinical procedures and applications to the patients. Physiological intersections that impact spinal health, quality of life, and the attainment of milestones. Current and contemporary neurological principles addressing the sensory, motor and cognitive systems as well as tone of the autonomic nervous system. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2016
ICPA Pediatric Alphabet Soup: ASD, ADHD, LD, PDD, SP...what they mean and how to care for them, Specific history taking, examination procedures, special types of chiropractic adjusting, functional neurological exercises and dietary changes for children with neurodevelopmental issues ranging from infant challenges such as nursing/latching issues, colic/reflux and difficulties in crawling/walking to many of the “Alphabet Soup” disorders like ADHD, ASD, LD, and SPD. Emphasis on instrument adjusting and infant toggle headpiece, combined with low-force techniques that are very effective with special needs kids. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2016
Primal Health Coach Certification, An in-depth and up-to-date ancestral health education based on evolutionary health science that teaches how to reprogram genes to influence optimal cellular function. The program emphasizes on an Integrative Health Coaching model and rooted in developmental and humanistic psychology, Certification in Primal Health Coaching, Primal Health Institute, American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP), Oxnard, Ca, 2015
ICPA Mastery of Chiropractic Principles and Practice, Create a practice paradigm and develop a practice congruent with chiropractic philosophy, science and art in the multifaceted dynamics of a chiropractic family wellness practice. Develop mastery in every aspect of practice with emphasis on the care of infants and children. Review concepts and techniques presented in previous seminars and allow refinement and mastery of those skills. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2015
ICPA Perinatal Care: Webster Certification, In-depth understanding of the importance of chiropractic care in pregnancy for safer, easier births. Certification in the Webster Technique along with advanced, complimentary protocols developed by Dr. Ohm. Certification in The Webster Technique, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, Ga, 2015
ICPA The Essentials Of Chiropractic Care For Children, Overview of the techniques, adaptations and considerations for the care of children. Addressing parental concerns and how to deliver a positive experience for both the parent and child. Technique overview for children: full-spine and upper cervical. Analysis: motion and postural. Demonstration of various chiropractic exam techniques and the application. Adjustment: diversified, low force adaptations for children. Webster coronal suture and infant toggle piece. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2015
ICPA Neuroimmunology: Patterns of Interference, Updated neuroimmunology information: normal and abnormal immunology, the current immunological research pertaining to the children and pregnant women and immunology concepts and controversies. Understanding of the neuroimmune system and the ability to integrate working knowledge of the neuroimmune system into clinical practice and patient education. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2015
ICPA Bridging The Gap Between Crisis Care and Optimal Function, Paradigm shift from symptom care to functional healthcare. Evaluation and management of common symptoms in a family practice, an understanding of co-management with medical providers and considerations for family lifestyle changes and nutrition. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2015
ICPA Techniques: Thompson and Logan, Hands-on experience in the application of techniques with an in-depth consultation and demonstration of the chiropractic pediatric full spine exam and evaluation procedures. Demonstration and hands-on training specifically focused on the areas of initial examination and also on the chiropractic adjustment (Thompson Terminal Point and Logan Basic approaches). Neurological assessment and examination of the infant. Contraindications and safety. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2015
ICPA Full-spine Segmental Evaluation and Adjusting, Comprehensive review of spinal anatomy and physiology with extensive hands on application. Full-spine muscle and motion palpation for the infant and child with the application of short lever adjusting adapted from the Gonstead and diversified models. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, Ga, 2014
ICPA Holistic Practice Embracing a Vitalistic Model of Healing and Well Being, A more holistic approach to nutrition in chiropractic practice. How to develop growth, learning and effective patient care through self -development and nourishment for the chiropractor and the chiropractic patient. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice, Marietta, GA, 2014
X-Ray Theory and Practice, Competency in chiropractic X-Ray theory and practice as required by Life University. Certification in X-Ray Theory and Practice, Life University, Life University, Marietta, GA, 2010
Clinical Competency, Demonstrating clinical competency as a clinician in Life University. Certification in Clinical Competency, Life University, Life University, Marietta, Ga, 2010

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Instructor, Back Safety Class: Proper lifting biomechanics and technique, Cobb County Fire Department Station 14, Marietta, Ga, 2011-

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Trauma Team Member, 2021 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2020 - Present
Optimize Enterprises, Public Benefit Corporation, Member, 2018 - Present
The English Spelling Society, Member, 2016 - Present
American Academy of Pain Management, Clinical Practice Affiliate Membership, 2017 - 2020
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), Member, 2015 - 2020

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Georgia M.U.S.T. Ministries, Marietta, Georgia, 2010 - Present