Steven Skaggs DC , CCIC
1802 West 32nd Street, Suite D, Joplin, MO, 64804
Phone: 417-624-4242
Fax: 866-275-4825
drskaggs@skaggschiro.com
http://www.skaggschiro.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Chiropractic Physician, Skaggs Chiropractic, LLC, Joplin, Missouri, 1995 - Present
Accountant, Santa Fe Railway Company, Topeka, Kansas, 1974 - 1991
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Missouri, License # CE-006306, 1995-Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kansas, License # 01-4298, 1995-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1994
Internship, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1994 - 1994
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1994
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1994
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1994
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1994
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1994

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Coding, Documentation and Compliant Coding, Ensuring the correct codes are utilized in an evaluation and management encounter. The correct elements are utilized to support the level of E&M coded along with a self-audit program to ensure ethical billing occurs. Guidelines for history of present illness, primary complaint, review of systems, family, social and past histories are discussed and how to document the same. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Documentation and Ethics in Medical-Legal Relationships, Creating ethical relationships based upon accurate documentation reflective of the casually related condition of the injured. Ensuring accepted credentials of the doctor based upon Voir Dire standards reflected in an admissible curriculum vitae. How to present demonstrative documentation in the courts reflective of the patient’s pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Neurosurgical-Chiropractic Collaboration on Spinal Pathology, Utilizing x-ray, MRI and other modalities of advanced imaging in conjunction with spinal biomechanical failure and clinical evaluation to collaboratively create treatment protocols for patients in both the operative and non-operative cases. Determining the boundaries of scope of care for both the chiropractor and neurosurgeon based upon a definitive diagnosis of the mechanical vs. an anatomical lesion. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Insurance and Compliance, Coding, Documentation, EHR issues, Fraud, Medicare, Documentation of medical necessity and HIPAA updates. Issues in the chiropractic conditions, electronic health records, Medicare coding, OIG compliance, documentation guidelines and requirements, ABN regulations, proper use of Medicare modifiers, and how to perform a complete chart audit, and OIG self-disclosure protocols. Logan University, Logan University, St. Louis, MO, 2019
Orthopedic Testing: Principles, Clinical Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
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, 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, 2019
Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Orthopedic Testing: Clinical Grand Rounds, How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Computerized Mensuration of Spinal Biomechanical Pathology, Understanding the algorithmic interpretation of spinal biomechanical pathology in a 3-D model and creating treatment plans, impairment ratings and teaching models based upon the vertebral motor unit angles. Determining sagittal and axial alignments in creating a normative baseline for treatment goals and outcomes. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
MRI Spinal Anatomy, Protocols and Disc Pathology, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, gradient and STIR sequences of imaging, Degeneration and annular fissures of discs in both trauma and non-trauma patients and the biochemical properties of joints in age dating pathology. Disc bulges from degenerative and sequela to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequela to disc and pre-existing pathologies. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
MRI Spine Interpretation, Herniated, bulged, extruded, protruded, sequestered and degenerative discs, The morphology of a pathological disc vs. normal morphology and the sequences required including T1, T2 and STIR for all spinal regions. Modic 1-2-3 changes detailed and the traumatic relationship. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
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, 2019
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 in stroke 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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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. 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, 2019
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. 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, 2019
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. 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, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, 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. 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, 2019
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 sequela to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnosing normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application. 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, 2019
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. 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
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. 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, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with 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. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequelae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequela. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational 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. 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, 2019
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, 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, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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 sequelae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Buffalo, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Buffalo, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, NY, 2019
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, NY, 2019
Trends in Spinal Treatment, Migration of spinal care for mechanical spine issues from hospitals and medical specialists to trauma qualified chiropractors based upon published outcomes. Utilizing imaging studies in spinal biomechanics, pain models and clinical outcomes to determine a conclusive diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan for triaging in a collaborative environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Neurology of Spinal Biomechanics, Understanding the normal of spinal biomechanics and the neurotransmitters required for homeostasis. The interconnected role of Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors in maintaining sagittal and axial alignment in the presence of mechanical pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
MRI Age-Dating of Herniated Discs, The literature, academic and clinical standards to age-date herniated discs. The clinical correlation the pain patters with advanced imaging findings of bone edema, spurs based upon the Piezoelectric effect of remodeling, high signal on T2 weighted images, Vacuum Discs and disc heights in determining the time frames of the etiology of the spinal disc pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Creating Ethical Collaborative and Medical-Legal Relationships, Understanding the timely triage necessities based upon clinical and imaging outcomes and the documentation required for collaborative physicians to continue care. Ensuring that the documentation is complete, reflective of services rendered and clear for third party consideration in an admissible format to considered in a medical-legal environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Central Innervation of Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Understanding the lateral and ventral horn’s innovations of Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors and the pathways through the spinal thalamic tracts through the periaqueductal region, the Thalamus into the Occipital, pre-frontal, sensory and motor cortexes and the efferently back through the Thalamus to disparate regions in creating spinal homeostasis, Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Identifying Spinal Pathology of MRI, Utilizing T1, T2, STIR and Gradient studies in determining myelomalacia, intra and extra-dural tumors and systemic disease patterns affecting the spinal cord. When to use contrast post-operatively in identifying discal structures vs. adhesions on postoperative advanced imaging. MRI Interpretation of herniated, circumferential bulges, focal bulges, protruded, extruded, comminuted, sequestered and fragmented discs. When to consider a neurosurgical consultation based upon the correlation of imaging and clinical findings. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Trends in Spinal Treatment, Migration of spinal care for mechanical spine issues from hospitals and medical specialists to trauma qualified chiropractors based upon published outcomes. Utilizing imaging studies in spinal biomechanics, pain models and clinical outcomes to determine a conclusive diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan for triaging in a collaborative environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Neurology of Spinal Biomechanics, Understanding the normal of spinal biomechanics and the neurotransmitters required for homeostasis. The interconnected role of Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors in maintaining sagittal and axial alignment in the presence of mechanical pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
MRI Age-Dating of Herniated Discs, The literature, academic and clinical standards to age-date herniated discs. The clinical correlation the pain patters with advanced imaging finings of bone edema, spurs based upon the Piezoelectric effect fo remodeling, high signal on T2 weighted images, Vacuum Discs and disc heights in determining the time frames of the etiology of the spinal disc pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Creating Ethical Collaborative and Medical-Legal Relationships, Understanding the timely triage necessities based upon clinical and imaging outcomes and the documentation required for collaborative physicians to continue care. Ensuring that the documentation is complete, reflective of services rendered and clear for third party consideration in an admissible format to considered in a medical-legal environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Central Innervation of Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Understanding the lateral and ventral horn’s innovations of Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors and the pathways through the spinal thalamic tracts through the periaqueductal region, the Thalamus into the Occipital, pre-frontal, sensory and motor cortexes and the efferently back through the Thalamus to disparate regions in creating spinal homeostasis, Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Identifying Spinal Pathology of MRI, Utilizing T1, T2, STIR and Gradient studies in determining myelomalacia, intra and extra-dural tumors and systemic disease patterns affecting the spinal cord. When to use contrast post-operatively in identifying discal structures vs. adhesions on postoperative advanced imaging. MRI Interpretation of herniated, circumferential bulges, focal bulges, protruded, extruded, comminuted, sequestered and fragmented discs. When to consider a neurosurgical consultation based upon the correlation of imaging and clinical findings. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Documenting Trauma & Non-Trauma Cases & Triaging Disc Pathology, Documenting Trauma and Non-Trauma Cases & Triaging Disc Pathology, Triage, care and collaboration for herniated, bulged, protruded, extruded and fragmented spinal discs. Compliant documentation of evaluation and management of new and established patients inclusive of chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, past-family-social histories with case management protocols and the required elements. Clinically coordinating treatment with subjective complaints, clinical findings and diagnosis for each encounter. Cleveland University-Kansas City Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
A Non-pharmacological Approach to Co-Management of Essential Hypertension, An in-depth course covering the co-management of essential hypertension. The risk factors of this silent killer, the prevalence, the neurocardiology mechanisms, and the development of treatment and general physiologic resilience. Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association, Kansas City, MO, 2018
HBOT In Neurodegenerative Disease, A better understanding that neurodegenerative diseases result from a combination of genetic factors and cumulative factors that generate central nervous system inflammation and wounding. Understanding the positive and negative literature on HBOT in a variety of neurodegenerative diseases and the effects of HBOT on inflammation. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Parkinson's and HBOT, A revisit of Parkinson's disease and the potential role of HBOT. The importance of integrative approach to neurodegenerative disorders in order to optimize the outcome. Methodology to monitor progress and response to HBOT with Parkinson's disease. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Enhanced Brain and Concussion Recovery: Knock Out Brain Injury - An evolving paradigm in Healing, Newer modalities are emerging which will allow us to better identify injury. Additionally, multiple techniques exist to assist with brain retraining. HBOT is now emerging as the key management tool for brain repair when integrated into a comprehensive concussion recovery program. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
The Normobaric Oxygen Paradox, from Breath-hold Diving to the Patient's Bed, New approaches on the use of normobaric oxygen will be explained to use oxygen not only compensate for hypoxia. The intermittent oxygen use will be encouraged to increase neuroprotectiion and cardioprotection. The antiapototic interest of oxygen for normal cells and the propoptotic effect on the cancer cells of the human body. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Regenerative and Reversing Anti-Aging, The understanding of regenerative medicine and how HBOT applies. Understanding of the field or reversing aging and how HBOT applies. Understanding the field of Optimization and how HBOT applies. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
HBOT + Stem Cells in Near Fatal Congenital Cardiomyopathy and some other Intractable Disorders, How and when does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy generate stem cell formation. Consist research demonstrates angiogenesis and neurogenesis. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Radiation Injury to Soft Tissue and Bone: a Novel Application, Use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for radiation injury to bone and soft tissues is an approved therapy. It s use for the amelioration, however, of soft tissue brain injury from radiation therapy is uncommon and not strongly supported in the medical literature. Since it is believed and supported through MRI imaging that radiation injury to brain is largely are result of small vessel vasculopathy, we treated 27 irradiated and symptomatic brain tumor survivors with HBOT in the hopes of inducing neoangiogenesis. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Hyperbaric Oxygen In Neonates, Management of Acute Ischemic Hypoxic Encephalopathy in Newborns with Hyperbaric Oxygen: A Review. Oxygen Toxicity in Neonates. Carga Global de Enfermedad. Acute neonatal hypoxia is so common and devastating that a small difference in salvaged tissue may make a big difference in quality of life. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Ischemia Reprefusion injury: The New Frontier of Wound Healing and HBOT, Oxygen Free Radical. Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). ROS Pathophysiology. Ischemia Reperfusion Injury. Neutrophil Adhesion. Traumatic Brain Injury Post Concussion Syndrome. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Tumor Biology and Hyperbaric Oxygen: Differential effects in tumor versus normal tissues, When assessing the potential benefits of HBOT in oncology patients occasional confusion arises when extrapolating the cytokine, epigenetic and other effects of HBOT in non-cancerous tissues (neurological and other injuries etc.) versus those in cancerous tissues. This confusion often results in misinterpretation of data and concern over potential harm in HBOT oncology cases. The focus of this presentation is to point out the data supporting these differences as we know it to date and underscore the benefits while decreasing this clinical confusion. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Endothelium, Extracellular Matrix and Cytoskeleton in Wound Healing, Endothelium, Extracelluar Matrix, Cytoskeleton, Metabolism and Tensegrity. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
HBOT: An Essential Component for the Regenerative Treatment of Pain from Sports Injuries, Chronic Inflammation and Infection, HBOT: An Essential Component for the Regenerative Treatment of Pain from Sports Injuries, Chronic Inflammation and Infection The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Veterinary HBOT Clinical Rounds and Case Studies, Case and studies review for indications of HBOT for small animals, a precursor to human studies. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
The FDA Approved HBOT Indications In Veterinary Medicine and Beyond…, HBOT and its role in the therapy of human infectious diseases is described at length in the Emergency Medical Clinics of North America The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
International Hyperbaric Accreditation Standards, Create the “International Clinical Hyperbaric Technologist” ICHT. To establish the fundamental guidelines for ICHT accreditation. To promote the easy transfer of current CHT to ICHT certification. Emphasize the importance of the safe provision of HBO within the “scope of practice” of a wide variety of different clinics. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Acute Concussion Diagnostics and Treatment: Case Study Results, More than 3 million/year, no specific cure. Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy be a life saver and life changer for the victims. Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy save the tax payers millions. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Effect of Intermittent Hypoxia on Stem Cell Mobilization and Cytokine Expression., Inflammation, cytokine expression, cell surface markers, identify stem cell sub-populations. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 2018
Value and Impact of Hyperbaric Medicine in the Treatment of Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries in Veterinary Patients, Intervertebral disc disease, Fibrocartilagenous Embolic Myelopathy, Strokes. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Denver, CO, 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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of u201crisk factorsu201d in spinal injury. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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 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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-10 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Common Medical & Environmental Emergences for the Private Office Practitioner, This course covers an in depth introspection of the medical & environmental emergencies that occur in privates practices every day. Covering planning, procedural, reactions, what to do, who to call, when & why. Emergency equipment to have on hand and how to utilize that equipment. Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association, Kansas City, MO, 2018
Jaw Pain: The Differential Diagnosis and the Treatment of Temporomandibular Dysfunction., A thorough scrutiny of the assessment, skeletal structures, examination, symptomatology and the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. Missouri Chiropractic Physician Association, Kansas City, MO, 2018
Chronic Pain & What Chiropractic Can Do About it., A concentrated review of chronic pain, how it affects the patient. How pain robs the patient of life while stealing the patient's mind. Patient's risk factors, the treatment, treatment protocols, patient well being & the documentation thereof. Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association, Kansas City, MO, 2018
Valuable Lessons Learned from 15 years of Integrated Chiropractic Medical Practice, A look back over 15 years of a chiropractic practice embedded within the Veterans Administration, the struggles of co-treating with the medical profession. Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association, Kansas City, MO, 2018
The Chiropractic Stress Evaluation, An overview of how stress short circuits the human body and the effects thereof, how to recognize and diagnosis the effects and symptoms of stress. Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association, Kansas City, MO, 2018
Patient Intake, History and Physical Examination, Determining the etiology of the patient’s complaints in a traumatic or non-traumatic scenario. Analyzing the patients 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. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation, Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life. Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in the onset and in the middle of passive care with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburse requirements for complete documentation. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Normal Morphology and Tissue Damage, Connective Tissue Morphology, Normal Morphology and Tissue Damage, Connective Tissue Morphology, embryology and wound repair as sequela 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, NY, 2018
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, NY, 2018
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 homeostasis 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, NY, 2018
Emergency Procedures, Emergency procedures reviewed. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Kansas, 2017
Managing The Refractory Patient With Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, your patients, what can you do to help. Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017
What Your Patients Really Think Simple Solutions to a Complex Problem, Understanding your patient and their problems. Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017
Common Drugs Your Patients Already Take, The drugs patient take, side effects and their consequences. Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017
The Neuroscience Of Micro Facial Expressions, The everyday reactions of the patient. Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017
AMPK Activation In The Treatment of Chronic and Aging Conditions, Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017
Conventional Radiology and Advanced Imaging Interpretation, Advanced imaging interpretation in the chiropractic clinic. Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017
Medicare Fraud and Abuse, Medicare new rules, payment basis, fraud and the detection there of. Mercy Health, Joplin, Missouri, 2017
Medicare Parts C and D General Compliance Training, Medicare Mercy Health, Joplin, Missouri, 2017
Insurance Consulting, Latest on insurance consulting, medical necessity, and billing issues with peer review and insurance consulting. Logan Chiropractic College, St. Louis, Missouri, 2017
Inspection and Maintenance: Acrylics, the inspection, repair and maintenance of acrylics on hyperbaric chambers. Certification in Inspection and Maintenance: Acrylics, International ATMO, International ATMO, San Antonio, Texas, 2017
Primary Hyperbaric Medical, Basic medical training in the art and the practice of hyperbaric medicine. Certification in Primary Hyperbaric Medical, International ATMO, San Antonio, Texas, 2017
Brain Insults, The mechanism of brain insults, injuries and how to evaluate and understand and treat with hyperbaric oxygen therapy International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss, Causes of sudden idiopathic hearing loss, diagnosis, management, treatment thereof using hyperbaric oxygen therapy. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Lumbar Disc Injuries, The evaluation of lumbar disc injuries and the management and treatment using hyperbaric oxygen therapy. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury, No need to Die by Dr. Paul Harch, MD. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and the treatment of traumatic head injuries. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Cerebral Palsy: What do we know?, Treating Cerebral Palsy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. What we know, what we don't know & how can we help! Protocols, affects of treatment, what you can expect, risk factors and contraindications. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Combined with Robotic Exoskeleton Assisted Walking for Cerebral Palsy, The use of exoskeletal assistance in the training of walking for cerebral palsy. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Drowning and the Black Swan, Drowning and recovery of anoxic brain injury using hyperbaric oxygen therapy. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Overview on the Use of Hyperbaric Medicine for Cancer, Cancer, Keto diet, and hyperbaric medicine. The Keto diet and how important is it, and what does it do to the body and cancer. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Clinical Oncology and Hyperbaric Medicine, Practice and Research Based Updates, 2017 International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Epigenetics of Autism:, Role of Imaging and HBOT International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
HBOT based MULTIMODE MANAGEMENT of AUTISM, Autism and Hyperbaric stabilization. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Autism Case Assessment, A Quantitative PET Scan can showing the typical HIE / Inflammatory low metabolism areas in parts of brain that affect autistic behavior, and can be useful for planning HBOT as well as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to revive physiological activity. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Oxygen Toxicity, Delaying Latency to Hyperbaric Oxygen Induced CNS Oxygen Toxicity Seizures by combinations of Exogenous Ketone supplements. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
The Oxygen Revolution, Healing across the Spectrum of disease and beings. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Elite Sports Recovery & Performance. The International Hyperbaric Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Acute Concussion Diagnostics and Treatment:, HBOT for Subacute Traumatic Encephalitis Untied with Transcranial Doppler Vascular Lab of the Brain. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
OBSERVATIONS & PARADIGMS IN THE HBO MANAGEMENT OF CO POISONING, OBSERVATIONS & PARADIGMS IN THE HBO MANAGEMENT OF CO POISONING USING HYPERBARIC. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Putting the Pressure on Disease, Animal Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Clinical Applications of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, Clinical Applications of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Veterinary Medicine a precursor to human trials. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
Acute Burns and Hyperbaric Therapy, The assessment of burns, management and treatment of burns with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
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, 2017
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 and bulges. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, 2017
Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways, 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, 2017
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment, The biological, neurological and mechanical 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, 2017
Hyperbaric Safety Course, A through safety course in hyperbaric, covering the management of patients, emergency procedures, & maintenance procedures. Certification in Hyperbaric Safety, International ATMO, International ATMO, San Antonio, Texas, 2016
BIRR Update, Brain Injury Rescue and Rehab using Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Stroke, the treatment of stroke utilizing hyperbaric oxygen therapy. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Avascular Necrosis, Evaluation of avascular necrosis and the treatment and management there of utilizing hyperbaric oxygen therapy. International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Resuscitation, Accidents, Injuries, & Hyperbaric Medicine International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Medicare Documentation, new requirements of documentation of Medicare patients. Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Springfield, Missouri, 2016
HBOT Indications, Insights on dosing, pathophysiology, and the implications for traumatic brain injury. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Treatment of Thermal Burns and Frostbite, Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Treatment of Thermal Burns and Frostbite: The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Cutaneous Manifestations of Vasculopathies, Cutaneous Manifestations of vasculopathies and treatment thereof with hyperbaric oxygen. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
HBOT and Cancer:, From fear to Current Research Outcomes and Protocols in Oncology. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Heavy Metal Poisoning, Preparing to Treat Toxic Patients with HBOT. The International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
SPECT Scans, What SPECT Tells Us About Physiology of Brain Insults International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016
Patient Education & Improving the Clinical Outcome, Improving the outcomes of the patient and teaching them how to prevent re-injury. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2015
Science & Habits for Maximizing the Length& Quality of Life, Improving the quality of life for the general public. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2015
Level the Playing Field: Insurance Lingo & Thriving in the 21 Century, Understanding of new insurance tactics, language and fair reimbursement. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2015
Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Diagnostic imaging Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Springfield, Missouri, 2015
Managing Thyroid Disorders, Differential/Physical Diagnosis, Management, diagnosis and treatment of Thyroid disorders Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Springfield, Missouri, 2015
Hands on Treatment, Chiropractic adjustment techniques. Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Springfield, Missouri, 2015
ICD-10 Boot Camp & Symposium, Introduction & understanding the world of ICD-10 coding. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City , Kansas, 2014
Chiropractic Imaging (Diagnostic Imaging), A review of X-rays, CT and MRI imaging as seen in the chiropractic clinic. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2014
Risk Management, Patient Protection & the Affordable Care Act, Ethical practices, understanding risk management new regulations of the Affordable Care Act. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Blue Springs, Missouri, 2014
Upper Extremity Adjusting, Non-thrusting adjustments of the upper extremities Cleveland Chiropractic College, Blue Springs, Kansas, 2014
Advanced Clinical Nutrition, Advanced Clinical Nutrition Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2014
Imaging Cases Reviewed, Proper interpretation of X-rays of the chiropractic clinic. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 2014
ICD-10 for Chiropractors, ICD-10 for Chiropractors, proper reporting. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 2014
Legal Issues & Responsibilities, A review of current legal issues affecting the practice of Chiropractic and the responsibilities of the chiropractic physician. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 2014
The Role of the Dorsomedial Nucleus (DMN) in Health and Wellness, The role of the Dorsomedial Nucleus in the health and wellness practice. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2014
Trauma Imaging Review, Trauma Imaging Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2014
Hyperbaric Where are We Now? , Where are we now? What are the restrictions on Hyperbaric Oxygen? Why is patient access denied? What are the solutions and the future. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, NM, 2014
A follow - up on more than 1000 Cerebral Palsy children treated with HBOT. , What have we learned? The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
HBOT in the Setting of Lyme Disease and Associated Conditions, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and the Treatment of Lyme's Disease. What are the protocols, dosage, outcomes? Specific pressures needed to affect this disease process. the International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Pressure, Oxygen & Gene Therapy, Pressure, Oxygen & Gene Therapy. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy boils down to gene expression. Deregulation and control of the bodies systems. What does the future hold for Hyperbaric? The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
A Legal Insight into the Healthcare Environment for HBOT. , HBOT medicolegal issues. The international Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
How Stem Cell Therapy can Augment the Known Effect of HBOT on Stem Cells , HBOT & Stem cell formation. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
TBI and HBOT, HBOT for Veterans Review all of the TBI PPCS Studies, TBI and HBOT, HBOT for Veterans Review all of the TBI-PPCS Studies: What went wrong with the DOD studies?" The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Potential New Market for HBOT in the Field of Neurological Injuries, Potential New Market for HBOT in the Field of Neurological Injuries. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
“Healing is Voltage” – Treating Chronic Disease with HBOT , “Healing is Voltage” Treating Chronic Disease with HBOT and Tennant Biomodulator. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
SPECT Brain Imaging, SPECT Brain Imaging Findings on 1,000 Children with Autism. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Advanced Diagnostics with SPECT, Advanced Diagnostics with SPECT and its use to Detect Occult Brain Injury Forensic Applications and Success with SPECT New Treatment. Modalities for Brain Injury and Documentation with SPECT The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
The National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Project (N - BIRR), The National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Project (N-BIRR)Study Update Maximizing Patient Recovery: HBOT & Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation Synergy. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
The Ketogenic Diet and HBOT for Cancer, Carbs and the humans diet with cancer. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Anesthetic Neurotoxicity, Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: The Silent Emergency. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Brain Injury Insurance in Pediatric Care, Brain Injury Insurance in Pediatric Care - Utilizing Medicaid Law. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Chamber Review, Chamber Review - The FDA, Fire, Home Use, hard shell and soft sides. Mask, hoods what percentage of oxygen are your patients receiving. The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014
Chiropractic Ethical Practices, Exploration of the ethics involved in chiropractic practice Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Jefferson City, Missouri, 2013
Establishing Medical Necessity, Proper documentation of medical necessity. Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Jefferson City, Missouri, 2013
Record Keeping, Proper documentation of the chiropractic patient. Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Jefferson City, Missouri, 2013
Sorry I missed you!, An overall review of what a typical radiologist most often missed on X-Rays. Search patterns necessary, what is hiding in the shadows and the zebras that radiologist miss on a regular basis. Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Blue Springs, Missouri, 2013
Imaging review of Trauma that impacts the chiropractic clinic, A review of traumatic X-rays seen in the chiropractic office. Missouri State Chiropractic Association, Blue Springs, Missouri, 2013
Medicare Fraud & Abuse Prevention, Detection & Reporting, A comprehensive review of the definition of abuse, fraud and how to avoid making them. Detecting the fraud and the required reporting of thereof. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City , Kansas, 2013
Cardiometabolic Syndrome, Nutrition Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2013
Science and the Future of Chiropractic, What an adjustment does and what the future holds for chiropractic physicians. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Kansas, 2013
The Neurology of Stress, What stress does to the central nervous system. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2013
Bands, Balls and Balance: Comprehensive Review of these Low Tech Rehab Principles and Practice Implementation , Bands, Balls and Balance: Comprehensive Review of these Low Tech Rehab Principles and Practice Implementation Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Headaches, Headaches key points in the diagnosis and treatment Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park , Kansas, 2012
Integrated Strategies for Chiropractic Foot Care, Why care about the foot? Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Musculosketal Examination of the Spine with MRI, Basics of MRI examination of the cervical spine. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
MRI Examination of the Lumbar Spine, Lumbar disc classification thru MRI Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
The Practical Neurological Examination, Part 1 , The Practical Neurological Examination, Part 1 Assessment of Mental Status Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Chronic Low Back Pain: L5 Disc, Disc Degeneration Disease, Subluxation, Neurology, Neurology, Mitochondrial Metabolism Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
A new, Safe, effective Treatment for Spinal Stenosis and Disc Disease, Treatment for spinal stenosis other than surgery. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park , KS, 2012
The Essentials Elements of Diagnostic Assessment, Coding and proper billing thereof. What is required for each of the levels of Evaluation and Management CPT codes. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Insurance Consultant, 100 Hour course work for certification by the State of Missouri as an insurance consultant. Certification in Insurance Consulting, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 2010
Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology, Whiplash Advanced Topics: the Fundamental Science by Dr. Art Croft, DC. The Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, Chicago, IL, 2008
Whiplash Module 2, Whiplash Module 2 Management Principle in Personal injury and Forensic Documentation The Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, Chicago, IL, 2008
Whiplash Module 3, Principles of Impairment Ratings & Forensic Reportings The Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, 2008
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, Module 4 Medicolegal Fundamentals for the Practitioner The Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, 2008

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Adjunctive Faculty Member, Supervising Clinician, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO, 2018-
Clinical Adviser/Consultant, OxyMed International, Victoria, Australia, 2018-
Adjunctive Faculty Member, Supervising Clinician, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Joplin, Missouri, 2011- 2016

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Active Trauma Team Member, 2019 - Present
OXYMED International, Clinical Advisor, 2018 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2017 - Present
Missouri Chiropractic Physician's Association, Member, 1999 - Present
The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Executive Board Member, 2015 - 2019
The International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Treasurer, 2015 - 2019

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Small Business of the Year Nominee, Joplin Chamber of Commerce, 2007-2015
Alumni /Chiropractor of the Year , Cleveland Chiropractic College, 2007
Cum Laude, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1994
Dean's Honor Roll, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1994
National Honor Roll, National Dean's Honor Roll, 1994
Who's Who of America's Colleges, Who's Who, 1994
Clinic Service Award, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1994
Dean's Honor Roll, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1993
National Honor Roll, National Dean's Honor Roll, 1993
Who's Who of America's Colleges, Who's Who, 1993
President, World Congress of Chiropractic Students , 1993
Dean's Honor Roll, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1992
National Honor Roll, National Dean's Honor Roll , 1992
Dean's Honor Roll, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1991

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Executive Board of Directors, Missouri, 2016 - 2018
International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Treasurer, Missouri, 2016 - 2018
Franklin Tech Vocational School Advisory Board and Consultant, Joplin, Missouri, 1998 - 2015
Executive Board of Directors Salvation Army, Joplin, Missouri, 2005 - 2009
Community Clinic, Chiropractic Physician, Joplin, Missouri, 1997 - 2008
March of Dimes of SW Missouri Past Executive Board President, Joplin, Missouri, 2005 - 2007
Greater United Way of Joplin, Fund Drive Coordinator, Joplin, Missouri, 1998 - 1999
Greater United Way of Topeka, Topeka, Kansas, 1989 - 1991