Wesley Wooden DC
1893 E Skyline Drive Suite 204, Ogden, UT, 84403
Phone: 801-621-1667
Fax: 801-603-5063
weswooden@gmail.com
https://www.SouthOgdenChiropractors.com
1995
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of UT, License # 365025-1202, 1998-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1998
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1997
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1997
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1997
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1998
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1997
Undergraduate studies in Pre-med, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, 1991 - 1995

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION

Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation, 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, NY, 2021
Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation, 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, NY, 2021
Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation, 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, NY, 2021
Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation, 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, NY, 2021
Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation, 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, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Shoulder, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures. Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Shoulder, Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Elbow, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Wrist, , Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hand, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hip, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures. Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hip, Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Knee, , Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures. Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Knee, Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hand, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Foot, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Interpretation sequencing of STIR, T1, T2, Axial and Sagittal acquisitions. Landmarks, physics, and literature-based definitions of disc and osseous pathology, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical and lumbar anatomy vs. pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, disc herniations, neural canals, cauda equina, conus medullaris, nerve sleeves, canal stenosis grading, and vertebral width vs. height in determining segmental remodeling. Diagnosing thecal sac abutment, central canal root compression and ligamentum flava involvement. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Case study visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, disc herniations, neural canals, cauda equina, conus medullaris, and vertebral width vs. height in determining segmental remodeling. Identifying the Pons, Occipital junction, and spinal cord to identify Chiari 1 malformations. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, disc extrusion type herniations, neural canals, cauda equina, conus medullaris, spondylolisthesis, degenerative spondylolisthesis, disc degeneration, neural canal and central root compressions, central canal stenosis. Varices vs. herniations, and multiple level disc pathology with biomechanical failures. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, disc extrusion type herniations, neural canals, disc degeneration, thecal sac compression, central canal stenosis, cord displacement, reversal of cervical curve, Chiari 1 malformation. Identifying spinal biomechanical failure in MRI sequencing, with visualizing ligamentous pathology as cause for failure. Differentially diagnosing recent vs. older trauma based upon edematous signal in T1, T2, and STIR images. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, multiple disc extrusion type herniations, vertebral remodeling, intradural tumor displacing the spinal cord visualized in T1, T2, and STIR sequences, neural canal stenosis, disc degeneration, thecal sac compression, central canal stenosis, cord displacement, reversal of cervical curve, Chiari 1 malformation, and identifying of inferior brain structures. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting 1) improper sequence acquisitions invalidating interpretation 2) incomplete study invalidating interpretation 3) visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, multiple disc extrusion type herniations, vertebral remodeling, multiple thecal sac compressions, neural canal stenosis, disc osteophyte/ridging complex, central canal stenosis, spondylolisthesis. Identifying the spleen, liver, kidneys, inferior vena cava, and psoas musculature on imaging. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, cervical spondylosis, pathological spinal biomechanics, reversal of lordotic curve, and vertebral width vs. height in determining segmental remodeling, central herniation, thecal sac compression of the cord, identifying tongue, epiglottis, hyoid cartilage, pharynx, thyroid. Reviewing fat saturation sequences for osseous metastatic tumors and advanced degeneration. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, degenerative disc disease, nerve root sleeve abutment, far lateral herniations vs. bulges, normal vs. dissected inferior vena cava aneurism, epidural fat as a space occupying lesion, facet arthropathy and edema, hypertrophy of ligamentum flava, and pseudo disc at the S1-S2 level. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing utilizing T1 weighted images for pathology, inclusive of advanced degeneration and tumor detection. STIR in a fat saturated image for ligamentous pathology inclusive of the posterior longitudinal, ligamentous flava and interspinal ligaments. Normal clivus and odontoid for cerebellar tonsil location. Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) flow and the utilization of the spinal cord’s central canal for CSF transport. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, NY, 2021
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, NY, 2021
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 Long Island, NY, 2021
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 Long Island, NY, 2021
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 Long Island, NY, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference , The Spine Management Physician – discussion of the Spine Management Physician concept utilizing supportive evidence was presented. Outline of trends in spinal pain management versus a curative model was discussed. Credentials, training, and triage methods were demonstrated for the Doctor of Chiropractic to increase proficiency in spine management. Scientific evidence supporting the need for a portal of entry physician dedicated to spine management oversight was outlined. Key differences between Spine Management Physician and Primary Spine Care were discussed National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Chiropractic Evidence – Pain Management Care , outline of neurological mechanisms of central nervous system modulation of pain in the human body was demonstrated. Specific peer-reviewed, medically indexed evidence was presented starting with 2012 Systematic Review outlining spinal manipulation’s effectiveness in pain management. Current evidence as well as future trends were discussed and presented. Neurological downregulation was discussed including afferent and efferent neurological pathways regulated by the dorsal horn of the spinal cord. Interprofessional communication and compliant documentation of the pain management phase of care was emphasized National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Chiropractic Evidence – Corrective Care , specific trends in the biomechanical assessment of the human spine were provided and discussed. Emphasis was placed on the transfer of laboratory based biomechanical science and clinical utilization of biomechanical parameters in the diagnosis and correction of spinal biomechanical pathology. Peer reviewed medically indexed publications defining symptomatic vs asymptomatic were presented and discussed. Sagittal alignment and its relation to pelvic incidence was reviewed in relation to asymptomatic parameters. Interprofessional communication relating to biomechanical stabilization and spinal rehabilitation was outlined and reviewed. Review of a regional versus whole spine model of spine management was presented emphasizing the needs of the patient, primary care physician, pain management physician and spine surgeon National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Physical Examination Workflows – Cervical Spine, – detailed review of cervical spinal physical examination with emphasis on clinical triage between anatomical and biomechanical sources of spine pain. Neurological evaluation of the neck and surrounding structures was reviewed including pathological reflexes, assessment of vascular compromise and myelopathic findings. Detailed patient screening was stressed and its correlation to physical examination, red flags and relative vs absolute contraindications to chiropractic care was presented. Patient positioning and efficient processes were reviewed and demonstrated. Details relating to cervical spine and orthopedic testing was discussed National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Physical Examination Workflows, – Thoracic and Lumbar Spine and Pelvis – outlines of thoracic, lumbar and pelvis physical examination were presented. Neurological evaluation of the lumbar spine and surrounding structures was reviewed including pathological reflexes, assessment of cauda equina syndrome and triage processes for neurologically compromised patients. Detailed screening was stressed and its correlation to physical examination, red flags and relative vs absolute contraindications to chiropractic care was reviewed. Patient positioning and efficient processes was reviewed and demonstrated. Details relating to lumbar spine and pelvic orthopedic testing was discussed National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Interprofessional Communication and Reporting, – review of electronic health record workflows were presented and discussed with emphasis on CPT compliant and efficient reporting. The importance of communication with the patient’s other healthcare providers was outlined and discussed. Specific needs of the primary care physician, pain management physician and spine surgeon were outlined and reviewed. Details of simplified vocabulary and necessity of thoroughness were emphasized. Administrative workflows ensuring regular and continued communication of clinical documentation was provided National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Patient Communication –, communication techniques were discussed with emphasis on patient comprehension to increase compliance and reduce patient anxiety. Details were presented on simplification of complex medical terminology to ensure understanding at the initial visitation as well as throughout the patient’s care plan. Conversational interaction and dissemination of health information at the appropriate comprehension level was provided. Proper reporting and interprofessional communication were emphasized in a wholistic approach to supporting the patient’s needs National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Intervertebral Disc Morphology, detailed discussion of the morphological descriptions of intervertebral disc pathology in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine was presented. Differential diagnosis of disc bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion, and sequestration were presented. Attention was given to the five grades of annular fissure associating circumferential, radial, and transverse morphology. High intensity zone (HIZ) was discussed in detail as well as its correlation to acute inflammatory fluid. Specific MRI images were presented and correlated to consensus driven definitions of intervertebral disc pathology. Pre-existing degenerative changes in the human spine such as disc osteophyte complex, spondylosis, increased innervation of the intervertebral disc and endplate changes were discussed and correlated to acute findings on MRI. In depth discussion of the difference between morphology and etiology of intervertebral disc pathology was outlined National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Ligamentous Response to Traumatic Injury, anatomical review of spinal ligaments including nerve supply and formation of scar tissue post injury was presented. Function and histological composition were detailed and clinically correlated to physiological thresholds. Injury thresholds were also outlined and compared to the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th and 6th edition. Detailed review of radiographic findings in the cervical and lumbar spine in the presence of ligamentous injury was reviewed and presented. Clinical criteria supporting the diagnosis of ligament injury and ligament laxity including patient history, physical examination, radiographic findings, and advanced imaging was presented National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Causality and Spinal Ligamentous Injury, detailed outline of acute versus chronic spine injury findings were presented. Reliable grading systems for phases of spinal degeneration was reviewed and discussed. Scientifically validated measuring process for intervertebral disc height and the 5 Grades of spinal degeneration proposed by Kettler were outlined. Specific discussion was presented in the differential diagnosis of ligament laxity due to degenerative process and acute ligamentous injury in the functional spinal unit with specific examples of radiographic and advanced imaging findings. Clinical correlation with Modic I, Modic II and Modic III endplate changes including cadaver specimens was presented National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Differential Spinal Tissue and Spinal Injury Triage, review of spinal tissue types and their response to physical stress and injury was presented. Prognostic factors in patient management were presented in relation to injury to spinal musculature, nerve tissue, ligamentous tissue, intervertebral disc, and bone. Tissue based triage, patient and interprofessional communication was emphasized and stressed National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
2021 Spine Management Conference – West – Innervation of Spinal Structures, specific reviewed of the anatomical innervation of pain generating structures in the human spine was presented. Scientific chronology of nerve supply discovery was presented and discussed. Increased innervation of the degenerating interverbal disc was presented and supported with contemporary scientific evidence. Spinal ligamentous structures as pain generating entities were also reviewed including anterior longitudinal ligament, posterior longitudinal ligament, supraspinous ligament, interspinous ligament and facet capsule. Clinical correlation to patient history, physical examination and imaging findings was emphasized with specific discussion on interprofessional triage and patient management National Spine Management Group, LLC, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University of Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic, Lehi, UT, 2021
Documenting Herniated Discs, Age-Dating Disc Pathology, and Connective Tissue Pathology as Sequella to Trauma, Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation Documenting Herniated Discs, Age-Dating Disc Pathology, and Connective Tissue Pathology as Sequella to Trauma , Herniated Discs and Connective Tissue Pathology, differentially diagnosing herniated discs vs. normal and bulging discs and protruded, extruded and fragmented discs. Normal vs. Pathological connective tissues and age-dating herniated discs Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Case Management of Traumatic Spinal Injuries, Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Case Management of Traumatic Spinal Injuries, Understanding flexion-extension cervical injures and diagnosing connective tissue pathology. Determining impairments and the literature-based standard for permanent injuries Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
Managing Herniated and Bulging Discs, Serious Injury in Non-Herniated Cases from Trauma, Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Managing Herniated and Bulging Discs, Serious Injury in Non-Herniated Cases from Trauma, Spinal disc morphology, and innervation. Herniated, bulged, protruded, and sequestered disc characteristics and management. Literature-based documentation requirements for no-dis spinal injuries Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
Herniated Discs and Permanent Brain Malfunction & Biomechanical Failure , Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Herniated Discs and Permanent Brain Malfunction & Biomechanical Failure, A case-study of a post-traumatic herniated disc and related brain malfunction supported by contemporary literature, MRI acquisition, and necessity protocols Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
Demonstrative Documentation of Disc Herniation and MRI Physics, Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Demonstrative Documentation of Disc Herniationand MRI Physics, Understanding the documentation requirements to demonstratively show spinal disc lesions in reporting pathology. Understanding the physics of a nucleus resonating in T1 and T2 weighted imagery Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
Post-Traumatic Herniated Discs, Related Migraines-Headaches & Strain/Sprain Permanence, Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Post-Traumatic Herniated Discs, Related Migraines-Headaches & Strain/Sprain Permanence, Relationship of headaches, and migraines to cervical spine disc herniation, clinical rationale for ordering MRI’s and the relationship of ligamentous pathology to spinal trauma Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
Documentation of Low-Speed Crashes in Determining Etiology of Serious Bodily Injuries, Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Documentation of Low-Speed Crashes in Determining Etiology of Serious Bodily Injuries, Documentation requirements during the evaluation, and management encounter to understand the etiology of spinal injuries. Having a complete understanding the forces involved to conclude a differential diagnosis, while concurrent ruling malingerers, if applicable Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2021
Fellowship Candidate, Primary Spine Care, State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine Office of Continuing Education, and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, 2021-present, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Pathobiomechanics And Documentation , 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, NY, 2020
Using Documentation and Ethical Relationships, 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, NY, 2020
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, NY, 2020
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, NY, 2020
Trends in Spinal Health Care, 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, NY, 2020
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, NY, 2020
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, NY, 2020
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, NY, 2020
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. Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2019
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. Cleveland University-Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY Cleveland University-Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2019
Computerized Mensuration of Spinal Biomechanical Patholog, 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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
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 Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, 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, NY, 2019
Neurology of Spinal Biomechanics, Understanding the normal of spinal biomechanics and the neurotransmitters required for homeostasis. The interconnected role of Pacinian Corpusles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors. Nociceptors, Proprioceptors and Mechanoreceptors in maintaining sagittal and axial alignment 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 patterns with advanced imaging findings of bone edema, spurs based upon the Piezoelectric effector remodeling, high signal on T@ 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 documentation is complete, reflective of services rendered and clear for third party consideration in an admissible format to be 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 Biomecinacal 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, Proprioceptors and Mechanoreceptors. 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
MRI History and Physics, The history of MRI from 1943 until the present. Detailed discussion on how magnetic energy is transformed into an image Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Legal Testimony, Part 2, Understanding report writing and the types of medical reports required for court inclusive of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with requirements of reporting causality and permanency Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony, Organizing your documentation and understanindg all collaborative documentation and how it fits into your diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, Understanding the nuances of the functional losses of your patients related to their bodily injuries Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Evidenced Based Care in a Collaborative Setting: Primary Spine Care 5, A literature based model for collaborating with hospitals, medical primary care providers and specialists. Reviewing the documentation requirements to communicate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with medical entities and having the evidence as a basis for those recommendations. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island , NY, 2018
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2017, Long Island, NY, 2018
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. 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, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions, Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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-tram sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interperetation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmoral's nodes and herniations. Morphology of the lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmoral's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island , NY, 2018
MRI Interpretation Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmoral's nodes and herniations. Morphology of the cervical disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
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 spondylolesthsis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecae sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral 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, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanics engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathomechanical 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 pathomechanical findings of the spine. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechcanical 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 pathomechanical 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 pathomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequelae to pathomechanics 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. 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 pathomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, ocular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. 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 an analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnosis 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, Digitizing 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. 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, Digitizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequelae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequelae. 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 computer/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
Current Literature Standards of MRI Interpretation: Primary Spine Care 5, 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 al types of herniations and bulges. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways: Primary Spine Care 5, The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and potential pathology as sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the most recent evidence as outlined in indexed peer reviewed literature over the last 10 years verifying chiropractic's role. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment: Primary Spine Care 5, The biological, neurological and mechanical mechanisms and pathways from the thrust to the lateral horn and brain connection and how the brain processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based on the literature. Care paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from and outcome basis. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, 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 or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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 or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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 site. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], 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 injuries related to head restraints. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Differentialy diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation, Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life. Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in the onset and in the middle of passive care with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburser's requirements for complete documentation. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, 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. [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 Trauma Pathology: Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal Ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. [Texas Chiropractic College 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 Trauma Pathology: Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. [Texas Chiropractic College 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 Trauma Pathology: Biomechanis of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequella form trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff'e Law. [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 Trauma Pathology: Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. [Texas Chiropractic College 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 Trauma Pathology: Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. [Texas Chiropractic College 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
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology, Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology, Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia hypo perfusion, 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-morbdities that have etiology in stroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Stroke Principals of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Clinical Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infratentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. [Texas Chiropractic College 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 Testing, Principles, Clinacal Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Clinical Grand Rounds, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding 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 and a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2018
Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2018
Hospital Based Spine Care Certified, 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, co-credentialed through the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) [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, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Legal Testimony, Report writing for legal cases, the 4 corners of a narrative and documenting damages with understanding defense medical documentation and consistent reporting of bodily injuries Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
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 fissuers of discs in both trauma and non-trauma patients and the biochemical properties of joints in age dating pathology. Disc bulges from degenerative and sequalla to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequella to disc and pre-existing pathologies. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, 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 Post Doctoral 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 Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 2, Utilizing demonstrative documentation in direct examination and communicating the results of your care concurrently with the written documentation and reporting an accurate diagnosis for all images Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 3, The evaluation, interpretation and reporting of collaborative medical specialists results and concluding an accurate diagnosis inclusive of all findings and reviewing all images to ensure an accurate diagnosis Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 4, Determining and documenting disabilities and impairments inclusive of loss of enjoyment of life and duties under duress and the evaluation and validation of pain and suffering Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Cross Examination Testimony, Reporting your documentation factually and staying within the 4 corners of your medical report and scope of practice inclusive of understanding how your credentials allow you to report your documentation Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, A Documentation Relationship Between the Doctor and Lawyer, The level of organization required in a medical-legal case that accurately reflects the bodily injuries of your patients and the time constraints in rendering an accurate report Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Report Writing and Preparing for a Legal Case, Reviewing the facts of the case inclusive of your documentation, the defense medical examiner, medical specialists and the attorney to ensure accurate and consistent reporting Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Report Writing and Preparing for a Legal Case, Creating demonstrative evidence, visuals of your patient's bodily injuries inclusive of x-rays, MRI's, CAT Scans and electrodiagnostic findings, the spinal biomechanics of herniated disc with ipsilateral findings and contralateral symptomatology Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
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, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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 homeostatis until tetanus ensues creating osseous changes under the effect of Wolff's Law Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018
Documentation, Collaboration, and Primary Spine Care, An academic basis for documentation that is usual and customary across professions in collaborative care. Maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships based upon Voir Dire and Duabert standards with ensuring a “4-corners” inclusive report. Ensuring Primary Care Status based upon an academic standards Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Isalnd, NY, 2018
Science of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment and Vertebral Subluxation, The literature-based definitions of both the mechanisms the chiropractic adjustment and how it affects the central nervous system in pain pathways and systemic issues that is the arbiter for normal vs. abnormal function. The “physiological mechanisms” of how the chiropractic spinal adjustment affects the peripheral and central nervous systems. Subluxation degeneration/Wolff’s Law will be detailed from a literature perspective combined with the mechanism of subluxation (bio-neuro-mechanical lesion). A literature perspective why “long-term” chiropractic care is clinically indicated as usual and customary to effectuate demonstrable biomechanical changes in the spine. An evidenced-based perspective of why physical therapy is a poor choice for spine as a 1st referral option for any provider inclusive of the literature Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Digitizing, integrating automated mensuration into creating treatment plans and determining maximum medical improvement. A literature-based study of normal vs. abnormal motor until function. Determining ligamentous laxity, alteration of motion segment integrity and pathological stress units and whole person impairments based upon the literature and academic standards Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Connective Tissue Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics as Sequella to Trauma, MRI Spine Interpretation, Ordering Protocols & Triaging the Injure, The latest research on the 6 ways to age-date disc herniations and bulges from trauma inclusive of disc pathology nomenclature. MRI ordering protocols, inclusive of Dixon format and fat-suppressed images. The neurology and pathology of connective tissue and the sequella of trauma at the biomechanical level leading to bio-neuro-mechanical failure. Contemporary “evidenced-based building blocks” for triaging and in a collaborative environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Connective Tissue Spinal Disc 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. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Crash Dynamics and its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
MRI, Bone Scan and X-ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan, interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Neurodiagnostics Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Tauma Patient , Electromyograph (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somatosensory 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. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Documentaion 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. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology and pathophysiology in both functional and structural paradigm. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. And 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, NY, 2017
Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff's law and radicular clinical presentation. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of the spinal system with central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing network and the HPA Axis (hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic spinal adjustment. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Maitntaining ethical interprofessional relationships based upon and evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and includes the presence or absence of pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Spinal Trauma Pathology, Morphology of healthy and traumatized connective tissue and the permanency implication of adhesions, spinal disc morphology in the healthy and pathological patient as sequella to trauma in relationship to bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions and sequestrations. Aberrant spinal biomechanics and negative sequella to trauma. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Utilizing Research in Trauma, The ability of your electronic health records to convey tissue pathology while documenting case studies, field experiments, randomized trials and systematic literature reviews, Introducing evidence based macros in documentation to support the literature and necessity of care. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropracitc Evidence, Analyzing segmental pathology, adjusting vs. mobilization with cervicogenic headaches, Opioid alternatives and case management of mechanical spine pain based upon outcome studies. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment Central Nervous System Processing, Literature reviews of mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor and nociceptor stimulation of later horn gray matter with periaqueductal stimulation affecting the thalamus and cortical regions with efferent distribution in disparate regions of the body in both pain and systemic stimulation. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2017
Motor Vehicle Collision Occupant Injury Training, Further education of personal injury laws, injuries, documentation, crash dynamics and biomechanics Certification in MVCOI Certification, Personal Injury Training Institue, Utah Chiropractic Physicians Association, Salt Lake City, UT, 2015
Acupuncture, 100 Hour acupuncture certification course Certification in Acupuncture, Utah Chiropractic Physicians Association, Utah Chiropractic Physicians Association, Salt Lake City , Utah, 2000
ICPA certification program, Postgraduate education for chiropractors pertaining to the care of children and pregnant women Certification in Caring for children and pregnant women, CCC-KC, CCC-KC, Kansas City, MO, 1998

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic – Active Trauma Team Member, 2018 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2015 - Present
Utah Chiropractic Physicians Assosciation, Member, 1998 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Magna cum laude, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1998