Daniel Steffins DC
3103 Cypress Street, Suite 4, West Monroe, LA, 71291
Phone: 318.322.2250
Fax: 318.322.1114
dsteffins@spinalhealthcenterwm.com
https://www.spinalhealthcenterwm.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinic Director, Chiropractor, West Monroe Chiropractic Spine & Injury Center, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2022 - Present
Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Spinal Health Center, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2013 - 2022
Clinic Director, Chiropractor, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2008 - 2013
Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Pro-Adjuster Chiropractic, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2004 - 2008
Certified Pro-Adjuster Trainer, National Association for the Advancement of Chiropractic, McMurray, Pennsylvania, 2006 - 2007
Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Steffins Family Chiropractic, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2001 - 2004
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Texas, License # 14036, 2019-2021
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Louisiana, License # 1268, 2001-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, Texas, 2001
Internship, Parker College, Alpha Outpatient Clinic, Irving, Texas, 2000 - 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2001
Undergraduate studies in Biology, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, 1987 - 1990
Undergraduate studies in Biology, Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, Louisiana, 1990 - 1991
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Anatomy, Parker University, Dallas, Texas, 2001

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

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 dorsal horn and brain connection and how the brain processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based upon the literature. Care paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from an outcome basis. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and potential pathology as sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the most recent evidence as outlined in indexed peer reviewed literature over the last 10 years verifying chiropractic’s role. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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, Long Island, NY, 2022
Current Literature Standards of MRI Spine Interpretation; Primary Spine Care 5,, MRI Spine Interpretation of the spine. How to triage a trauma and non-trauma with advanced imaging and document the necessity. We will also cover the basics of MRI Spine Interpretation inclusive of all types of herniations, bulges. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
MRI Spinal Anatomy, Protocols and Disc Pathology, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Degeneration and annular fissures of discs in both trauma and non-trauma patients and the biochemical properties of joints in age dating pathology. Disc bulges from degenerative and sequela to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequela to disc and pre-existing pathologies. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
MRI Spine Interpretation, Herniated, bulged, extruded, protruded, sequestered and degenerative discs. The morphology of a pathological disc vs. normal morphology and the sequences required including T1, T2 and STIR for all spinal regions. Modic 1-2-3 changes detailed and the traumatic relationship. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Post-Traumatic Herniated Discs, Related Migraines-Headaches & Strain/Sprain Permanencies, 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, 2022
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, 2022
Documenting Clinical Findings and Diagnosis, Correlating clinical findings with x-ray and advanced imaging to conclude and accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. The utilization of demonstrative documentation in diagnostic testing to visualize pathology in the trauma and non-trauma case. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
National - DOT Certified Medical Examiners Training: Module 1, DOT training to become certified and registered by the National Registry of Commercial Medical Examiners (NRCME) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to perform DOT exams. Background, rationale, mission goals of FMCSA; role of medical examiner; responsibilities and work environment of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations. Northeast College of Health Sciences Frank J. Nicchi School of Continuing Education, Levittown, NY, 2022
National - DOT Certified Medical Examiners Training: Module 2, DOT training to become certified and registered by the National Registry of Commercial Medical Examiners (NRCME) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to perform DOT exams. Obtain, document, review driver medical history, includes meds. Northeast College of Health Sciences Frank J. Nicchi School of Continuing Education, Levittown, NY, 2022
National - DOT Certified Medical Examiners Training: Module 3, DOT training to become certified and registered by the National Registry of Commercial Medical Examiners (NRCME) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to perform DOT exams. Perform, review, document driver medical exam. Northeast College of Health Sciences Frank J. Nicchi School of Continuing Education, Levittown, NY, 2022
National - DOT Certified Medical Examiners Training: Module 4, DOT training to become certified and registered by the National Registry of Commercial Medical Examiners (NRCME) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to perform DOT exams. Perform, obtain, document diagnostic tests; obtain other testing/ medical opinions. Northeast College of Health Sciences Frank J. Nicchi School of Continuing Education, Levittown, NY, 2022
National - DOT Certified Medical Examiners Training: Module 5, DOT training to become certified and registered by the National Registry of Commercial Medical Examiners (NRCME) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to perform DOT exams. Determine driver certification outcome and period certification is valid; FMCSA reporting/documentation requirements. Northeast College of Health Sciences Frank J. Nicchi School of Continuing Education, Levittown, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Ankle, 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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, Buffal, NY, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
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. 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, 2022
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation, Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life. Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in the onset and in the middle of passive care with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburser’s requirements for complete documentation. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation and Management, An overview of the evaluation and management process inclusive of utilizing electronic medical records to conclude evidenced-based conclusions with the utilization of macros. The importance of adhering to an academic standard and considering co-morbidities. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation and Management: Concluding a chief complaint, history and what needs to be considered in a physical examination, This covers in dept the required elements for chief complain, history of present illness, review of systems, and past, family, and/or social history. This module also covers the following components of a physical examination: observation, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation and Management: Coding and Spinal Examination, Detailing 99202-99205 and 99212-99215 inclusive of required elements for compliant billing. It reviews the elements for an extensive review of systems, cervical and lumbar anatomy and basic testing. The course also covers the basics of vertebra-basilar circulation orthopedic assessment. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation and Management: Neurological Evaluation, Reviewing complete motor and sensory evaluation inclusive of reflex arcs with an explanation of Wexler Scales in both the upper and lower extremities. The course breaks down testing for upper and lower motor neuron lesions along with upper and lower extremity motor and sensory testing examinations. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation and Management: Documenting Visit Encounters, Forensically detailing the S.O.A.P. note process for visit encounters and discussing the necessity for clinically correlating symptoms, clinical findings and diagnosis with the area(s) treated. It also details how to modify treatment plans, diagnosis, document collaborative care and introduce test findings between evaluations. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation and Management, Case Management and Treatment Orders, This module discusses how to document a clinically determined treatment plan inclusive of both manual and adjunctive therapies. It discusses how to document both short-term and long-term goals as well as referring out for collaborative care and/or diagnostic testing. It also includes how to prognose your patient and determine when MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement) has been attained. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
MRI Interpretation Review Qualified, Recognized by Cleveland University-Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences with courses recognized by the ACCGME in conjunction with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Qualification language approved by the American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR) and the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (ACBR), Long Island, NY, 2022
Evaluation & Management Qualified, Recognized by Cleveland University-Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022
Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of "risk factors" in spinal injury. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
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. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
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. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
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. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
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. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
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. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
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. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols, MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. PACE Approved for 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, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, To utilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnosing normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis.The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, occular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyze pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
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. University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, 2021
Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
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 for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2021
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 for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board, College of Chiropractic, Long Island , NY, 2021
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 for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board, College of Chiropractic, Long Island , NY, 2021
Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Overview, 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.” Triage protocols and the potential sequela of patients with traumatic brain injuries. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 1, Gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma and significant bleeding with both epidural and subdural hematomas. Numerous case studies reviewed inclusive of neurosurgical intervention and postsurgical outcomes. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 2, 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. Concussion protocols in traumatic brain injury short of demonstrable bleeding on advanced imaging. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing, Concussion etiology and cognitive sequela where gross bleeding has not been identified on advanced imaging. The significance of electroencephalogram testing in determining brain function and pathology (if present). The understanding of waveforms in electroencephalogram testing in both normal and abnormal scenarios. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing Pathological Results, 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. Electroencephalograms and event-related potentials which measures the brain response that is a direct result of specific sensory or motor events. Stereotype electrophysiological response to a stimulus and provides a noninvasive means of evaluating brain function. Module multiple case studies are discussed with ensuing triage protocols pending the results. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Anatomy and Physiology of Electrodiagnostics, An in-depth review of basic neuro-anatomy and physiology dermatomes and myotomes to both the upper and lower extremities and the neurophysiology of axons and dendrites along with the myelin and function of saltatory for conduction. The sodium and potassium pump’s function in action potentials. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 1, Nerve conduction velocity testing, the equipment required and the specifics of motor and sensory testing. This section covers the motor and sensory NCV procedures and interpretation including latency, amplitude (CMAP) physiology and interpretation including the understanding of the various nuances of the wave forms. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 2, Compound motor action potentials (CMAP) and sensory nerve action potentials (SNAP) testing and interpretation including the analysis and diagnosis of the wave forms. It also covers compressive neuropathies of the median, ulnar and posterior tibial nerves; known as carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel and tarsal tunnel syndromes. This section offers interpretation algorithms to help understand the neurodiagnostic conclusions. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Needle Electromyogram (EMG) Studies, The EMG process, inclusive of how the test is performed and the steps required in planning and electromyographic study. This covers the spontaneous activity of a motor unit action potential, positive sharp waves and fibrillations. The insertional activity (both normal and abnormal), recruitment activity in a broad polyphasic presentation and satellite potentials. This covers the diagnosing of patterns of motor unit abnormalities including neuropathic demyelinated neuropathies along with acute myopathic neuropathies. This section also covers the ruling out of false positive and false negative results. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Overview of EMG and NCV Procedures, Results, Diagnoses and Documentation, The clinical incorporation of electrodiagnostic studies as part of a care plan where neuropathology is suspected. It also covers how to use electrodiagnostics in a collaborative environment between the chiropractor as the primary spine care provider and the surgeon, when clinically indicated. This section covers sample cases and health conclude and accurate treatment plans based upon electro-neurodiagnostic findings when clinically indicated. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Orthopedic Testing: Principles, Clinical Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine - Part 2, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
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 the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia, hypoperfusion, infarct and penumbra zones and emboli. Cardiac etiologies and clinical features as precursor to stroke with associated paradoxical emboli and thrombotic etiologies. Historical and co-morbidities that have etiology instroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Clinical Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infratentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2021
Trauma Qualified, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
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. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Best Practices For Managing Lumbopelvic Structural Pathology, Practical evaluation and management of lumbopelvic pathology including range of motion assessment, physical & orthopedic evaluation, neurologic assessment, functional evaluation, imaging, treatment, rehabilitation and patient education for: Lumbar Sprain/Strain, Facet Syndrome, Lumbar Disc Lesions, Lumbar Degeneration/Stenosis, Lumbar Sponylolysis & Spondylolisthesis, and Differential Diagnosis of Low Back Pain approved for continuing education credit by Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA, 2021
Documentation, Demonstrative and Compliance, Elements of Evaluation and Management codes 99202-99203-99204-99205, inclusive of complexity of management and time components. Demonstrative documentation of spinal-related pain generators; spinal cord, thecal sac, myelomalacia, spinal nerve root insult, connective tissue, recurrent meningeal nerves. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Utilizing clinical findings in conjunction with advanced imaging and electrodiagnostic findings in managing collaborative relationships with medical specialists. Applying a literature standard to care to ensure conservative care as the first option. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Managing spinal related cases based upon MRI findings of herniations, bulges, protrusion, extrusions (comminuted and fragmented) utilizing thin-sliced acquisition protocols. When to consider ordering T1, T2, Short Tau Inversion Radiant, proton density and Dixon sequencing for spinal related pathology. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Creating literature-based documentation inclusive of history and a clinical examination that encompasses causality, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans. Ensuring the whole person impairment ratings are consistent with contemporary literature. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Spinal biomechanical engineering models related to pathobiomechanics and literature-based standards in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Determining impairment ratings based upon alteration of motion segment integrity utilizing motion-imaging, and creating demonstrable evidence for continued treatment plans. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
2022 Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing evidenced-based spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace. The use of evidenced-based demonstrative documentation in reporting treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Clinical Case Grand Rounds, Clinical case review of MRI’s including sagittal, axial, T1, T2, STIR, and proton density sequences. Identified will be the vertebrate, spinal cord, discs, nerve roots, thecal sac, posterior longitudinal ligament, epidural veins, and fat saturation pulses. Pathology will include bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions, myelomalacia, cord edema, and Schmorl’s nodes. Learn how to collaborate effectively with radiologists, neuroradiologists, and neurosurgeons on the clinical findings. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Chiropractic vs. Physical Therapy vs. Medical Case Management and Outcomes, Analysing evidence-based outcomes in triaging non-anatomical lesions. The analysis of neuro-biomechanical pathological lesions defines primary spinal lesions and removes the dogma of non-specific back pain. Managing collaborative relationships with medical primary providers and specialists in clinical practice. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
MSK Extremity Radiological Interpretation, Utilizing both MRI and x-ray in identifying via x-ray and advanced imaging extremity instabilities from ligamentous, osseous or neoplastic derangement. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Demonstrative Narrative and Evaluation and Management Report Writing, Effectively creating demonstrative medical-legal documentation and meeting the needs of the courts, and making your "4-Corner" (narrative) report to build your reputation as an evidence-based provider. The step-by-step minutiae of building a report, accomplishing report writing timely and effectively by understanding the regulatory and administrative rules. Learn how to educate the lawyer on bodily injury through evidence-based demonstrative reporting. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Ligament/Connective Tissue Physiology and Pathology, Master-Class in ligaments; anatomy, physiology, vascularization, neurological innervation, tissue repair and how they all relate to clinical practice. Ligament pathology correlating to the mechanisms of patho-neuro-biomechanical lesions (vertebral subluxation complex). Also, how ligaments play a critical role in the chiropractic spinal adjustment and in defining the chiropractic spinal adjustment mechanisms. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Stroke Evaluation and Risk Factors in the Chiropractic Practice, Diagnosing, triaging, and documenting headaches, migraines, and vascular incidents (stroke) in the primary provider's office. Imaging protocols based upon history and clinical presentation will be presented, along with analyzing imaging findings in determining the etiology. There will be an extensive question and answer session following the instructional presentation. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Age-Dating Herniated Discs and Trauma, Age dating herniated discs and trauma is a critical skill for an expert in spine. It combines the clinical skills of interpreting X-ray, MRI, and other imaging modalities with a clinician's understanding of joint pathology. This level of expertise is critical when collaborated with other physicians or working in the medical-legal environment as an expert. Age dating pathology is also central to creating a prognosis on your patient's recovery and must be evidence-based in rationale. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Clinical Grand Rounds in Spinal Biomechanics, 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, Long Island, NY, 2021
Neurosurgical Grand Rounds, A clinical discussion of collaborating with neurosurgeons on spinal cord and spinal nerve root co-morbidities. Triaging cases with herniated, protruded, extruded, fragments discs and differentially diagnosing tethered cord, syringomyelia, traumatic Schmorl’s Nodes, Myelomalcia, spinal cord edema, vacuum disc and other intra, and extra-dural lesions. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Documentation in Medical Collaborative Cases, Concluding an E&M report Documentation in Medical Collaborative in cases involving medical primary care providers of medical specialists that have complicated case histories, significant risk factors, and inconclusive findings. Triage and management of complicated cases requiring the clinical evaluation, advanced imaging and electrodiagnostics. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, NY, 2021
MRI Spine Interpretation and Protocols, Contemporary acquisition protocols including slice thicknesses and sequences inclusive of the ordering process. Interpretation of axial, sagittal and coronal views in T1, T2 and stir views inclusive of the disc, spinal cord, extra-dural and intra-dural pathology. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, NY, 2021
Ethics and Medical Collaboration, Having referral relationships with emergency rooms, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, neurologists, neuroradiologist and medical primary care providers based upon clinical dilemmas that processed after a thorough history, examination and imaging if clinically indicated to conclude diagnostic dilemmas. Utilizing evidence-based protocols and acquisition of images and treatment pathways, collaborating with medical specialists and primaries to conclude and accurate treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, NY, 2021
Documentation in a Medical – Legal and Insurances, Constructing and concluding an E&M (99202-99205) report that accurately reflects the history, clinical findings and management of trauma cases that concurrently meets the needs of both the carriers in the courts and ethical relationship that concurrently matches the standards of both contemporary academia requirements and a contemporary literature-based standard. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, NY, 2021
Advanced Billing and Coding Seminar - 2021, Risk Management, Billing and Coding Updates for Chiropractic in 2021, virtual classroom education with approval from Texas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. HJ Ross and Life Chiropractic College West, Los Angeles, CA, 2021
Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace and how a level of clinical excellence is reflected in a doctors' documentation and credentials. Treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Long Island, NY, 2021
Primary Spine Care Qualified, This qualification includes graduate chiropractic education in healthy and traumatically altered spinal morphology inclusive of osseous, connective tissue and neurological structure, function and pathology. This certifies you are qualified in assessing predictive models in spinal biomechanics and devising engineering paradigms for treatment plans to maximize spinal homeostasis in an evidenced based conclusion. In addition, this qualification acknowledges your expertise in triaging the injured and coordinating collaborative care from the trauma through conclusion of rehabilitation. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2021
Hospital Based Spine Care Qualified, Credentialed in hospital protocols, emergency room protocols, acute and chronic patient triage inclusive of MRI spine interpretation, spinal biomechanical engineering, head trauma, concussion, mild traumatic and traumatic brain injuries. Co-credentialed through the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education), Cleveland University – Kansas City and the Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2021
Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing based upon in an initial evaluation and management encounter ranging from a 99202 – 99205 that includes comorbidities, non-musculoskeletal, and sequellae to injury diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2021
Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing imaging inclusive of static x-rays, biomechanical x-rays, and MRI. Documenting the clinical findings of disc bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion, and fragmentation. Coding, diagnosing, and documenting individual treatment encounters in the clinical setting. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, 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
Work-Related Low Back Pain... A New Paradigm, Biomedical Differential Diagnostic Strategies: Examination, Psychosocial Assessments, Functional Outcome Assessments, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment Plans and Case Management of Work-Related Low Back Pain Patient, approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners for General Chiropractic Education, Risk Management and Ethics. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA, 2020
The Ultimate Soft Tissue Injury Seminar, The System for Treating Musculoskeletal Disorders and Improving Physical Performance - Adjustive Techniques, Manual Therapy, approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners for Case Management, Risk Management and Ethics. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA, 2020
Dry Needling Applications And Procedures, Fundamental Principles, Evaluation, Technique Applications (class room and hands on practical application) of Superficial Dry Needling for Pain Management and Performance, approval by Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Fetterman Events Continuing Education, Birmingham, AL, 2020
Post-Coronavirus PI Practice Strategy with Lawyers and MDs: Where MRI, Colossus and Documentation Fits, Documentation, MRI Necessity and Trends in Spinal Treatment Protocols, Correlating history and a thorough clinical evaluation in determining the necessity for x-ray and MRI evaluations in the trauma and non-trauma patient. Considering whole spine patho-biomechanics in formulating treatment plans and long-term supportive care. Documentation requirements in transitioning from telemedicine to in-office care. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Cleveland University, Long Island, NY, 2020
Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing based upon in an initial evaluation and management encounter ranging from a 99202 – 99205 that includes comorbidities, non-musculoskeletal, and sequellae to injury diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing imaging inclusive of static x-rays, biomechanical x-rays, and MRI. Documenting the clinical findings of disc bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion, and fragmentation. Coding, diagnosing, and documenting individual treatment encounters in the clinical setting. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Evaluation & Management of Extremity Disorders, Risk Management & Ethics for Today's Chiropractor, Case Management Protocols for Acute Injury and Repetitive Microtrauma, Risk Management, Ethics, and General Chiropractic Education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, 2019
Risk Management for the Chiropractic Office, Risk Management, Ethics and General Chiropractic Education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, 2018
Functional Dry Needling (FDN): Level 2, Pre-requisite completion of 200 Level 1 Dry Needling sessions. Advanced course of study in a lab-intensive atmosphere, including SFMA instruction, and 3-4 case presentations with assessment, treatment, and practical experience. Theoretical and laboratory sessions which incorporate instruction in safety, needling technique, treatment rationales for various diagnoses, and education in contraindications. 80% proficiency on comprehensive written exam after the course and practical examination on-site for competency and proficiency requisite for certification as a Functional Dry Needling® (FDN) Practitioner. Approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Certification in Functional Dry Needling® (FDN) Practitioner, Kinetacore Physical Therapy Education, Desert Palms - Tucson, AZ, 2017
Posture Assessment Rehab & Therapy for Pain Relief, Performance and Aging Well, Functional Assessment, Stability Motor Control Strong Posture Protocols and PostureZone Framework for Exercise Specialists approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners for 12 hours of continuing education/license renewal credit. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, 2017
Risk Management for the Chiropractic Office, Risk Management and Ethics continuing education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, 2017
Selective Functional Movement Assessment - Level I Online, Virtual classroom instruction by Gray Cook, M.S.P.T., O.C.S., C.S.C.S., and Greg Rose, D.C., with certification examination on Top Tier Test and Functional Breakouts of Level 1 of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA): An Evidence-Based Clinical Model to Address Regional Interdependence. Certification in SFMA Level I Practitioner, Functional Movement Systems, Chatham, VA, 2017
Functional Movement Screen - Level I Online, Virtual classroom instruction by Gray Cook, M.S.P.T., O.C.S., C.S.C.S., and Greg Rose, D.C., with certification examination on Functional Movement Screen, Identifying movement patterns that can be developed or loaded and those that need to be protected and corrected. Certification in FMS Level I Practitioner, Functional Movement Systems, Chatham, VA, 2017
Risk Management for the Chiropractic Office, Risk Management Continuing Education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, 2016
Neuromechanical Innovations: Impulse Adjusting System Spinal Module, Neuromecanical Assessment Impulse Adjusting System (technique and lab practical breakouts), Therapeutic Modalities & Injury/Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. New York Chiropractic College, Irving, TX, 2016
Functional Dry Needling (FDN): Level 1, Applications for pain management & sports injuries, techniques for treatment of neuromuscular dysfunctions in the hip, lower extremity, thigh, upper extremity, shoulder, lumbar spine and cervical spine. Emphasis on safety, precaution, clinical application, research, history of dry needling, and relevant case study. Attendee required to demonstrate competency in dry needling, with understanding of indications, contraindications, precautions and complications associated with Functional Dry Needling, approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Kinetacore Physical Therapy Education, Baton Rouge, LA, 2015
Neuromechanical Innovations: Impulse Adjusting System Spinal Module, Neuromecanical Assessment Impulse Adjusting System (technique and lab practical breakouts), Modalities & Rehab approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners Certification in Impulse iQ Instrument Adjuster, New York Chiropractic College, Kenner, LA, 2014
ICD-10 Coding and Pathology Review, Risk management continuing education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Bossier City, LA, 2014
Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2014 - Module 1: Biomechanics, Injury Mechanisms, and Epidemiology, In-depth training on all aspects of management of trauma; Auto crash reconstruction in low speed crashes; Historical documentation in personal injury and forensic medicine applications; Comprehensive physical examination of whiplash and traumatic brain injury; Special laboratory methods; The latest radiographic examination methods and analysis techniques; CT examination of brain and soft tissue injuries; MRI examination of brain and soft tissue injuries; Special diagnostic imaging modalities (SPECT, PET, fMRI, MRA, VF, etc.); Electrodiagnostics (EMG, sEMG, SSEP, VEP, etc…); Rendering a diagnosis/impression in the personal injury or forensic setting; Soft tissue healing times and implications for successful case management; The state of the injury and implications for case management; Designing a treatment plan and living with guidelines; Important applications of activities of daily living; Chiropractic manipulation, deep tissue massage, and PT Modalities for best outcomes. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Fransisco, CA, 2014
Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2014 - Module 3: Principles of Impairment, Writing, and Expert Documentation, Critical documentation from day 1; What every personal injury and forensic expert needs to know. The fundamental of expository, scientific writing you were never taught; common dos and don'ts. The essential craft of narrative report preparation from A-Z; style, strategy, methods, organization, and common pitfalls. Incorporating outcomes assessment and disability instruments into your reports (SCL-90-R, Oswestry, Roland-Morris, Rivermead PCS, and more). The application of AMA guidelines in personal injury and forensic practice. Modern guidelines and best practices (Presley Reed, Mercy, QTF, ACOEM, Croft); How they are commonly abused and how and when to use them correctly. Critical rebuttal methods and strategies in today's modern forensic practice. Special software applications: managing data, information, graphics. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Minneapolis, MN, 2014
Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2014 - Module 2: Management Principles, Diagnostics, Forensic Documentation, ACR, In-depth training on all aspects of management of trauma, from beginning to end; Auto crash reconstruction in low speed crashes; Historical documentation in personal injury and forensic medicine applications; Comprehensive physical examination of whiplash and traumatic brain injury; Special laboratory methods; The latest radiographic examination methods and analysis techniques; CT examination of brain and soft tissue injuries; Latest techniques of MRI examination of brain and soft tissue injuries; How and when to uses special diagnostic imaging modalities (SPECT, PET, fMRI, MRA, VF, etc.); how and when to use electrodiagnostics (EMG, sEMG, SSEP, VEP); Rendering a diagnosis/impression in the personal injury or forensic setting; Soft tissue healing times and implications for successful case management; The state of the injury and implications for case management; Designing a treatment plan and living with guidelines; Optimizing outcomes and important applications of activities of daily living; Chiropractic manipulation, deep tissue massage, and PT Modalities for best outcomes. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Houston, Texas, 2014
Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2014 - Module 4: Medicolegal Fundamentals for Practitioners and Experts, Essentials of documentation and records keeping; When and how to use Medical photography; Preparing for the classic cross-examination strategies; Critical differences between chiropractic and medical approaches; Daubert and Frye rules; Disabusing the MIST myth; Colossus; Learned treatises and reliable authorities; Other federal rules of evidence. Certification in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Graduate: 2014, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Houston, TX, 2014
Neuromechanical Innovations: Impulse Adjusting System Spinal Module, Neuromecanical Assessment Impulse Adjusting System (technique and lab practical breakouts), Therapeutic Modalities & Injury/Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. New York Chiropractic College, St. Louis, MO, 2013
NMR - The Soft Tissue Solution, Level I - Neuromuscular Reeducation Technique (NMR), Palpation and Functional Movement Analysis with Muscle Specific Technique Applications (instruction and hands-on practical breakouts) for Pain Management and Increased Functional Outcomes, approved by the Texas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Neuromuscular Reeducation Seminars, Dallas, TX, 2013
Kennedy Decompression Technique, Advanced Patient Classification and Application of Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy, Therapeutic Modalities and Functional Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic University Programs, Dallas, TX, 2012
Wellness and Compliance Summit, Case Management/Documentation, Billing and Coding, and Compliance approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Northwestern Health Sciences University Department of Continuing Education, Minneapolis, MN, 2012
Kennedy Decompression Technique, Advanced Patient Classification and Application of Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy, Therapeutic Modalities and Functional Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic University Programs, Dallas, TX, 2011
Kennedy Decompression Technique, Advanced Patient Classification and Application of Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy, Therapeutic Modalities and Functional Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic University Programs, Chicago, IL, 2010
Risk Management for the Chiropractic Office, Risk management continuing education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana and Breakthrough Coaching, Baton Rouge, LA, 2010
Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Level 1 of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment: An Evidence-Based Clinical Model to Address Regional Interdependence, classroom instruction and hands-on practical breakouts. Approval for Physical Therapy continuing education EBP Partners, LLC, York, PA, 2010
Kennedy Decompression Technique, Advanced Patient Classification and Application of Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy, Therapeutic Modalities and Functional Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Certification in Spinal Decompression Therapy Practitioner, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chicago, IL, 2009
MASS Position & Orthotic Design, Clinical instruction and practical applications in biomechanics and orthotics in the use of Sole Supports Gait-Referenced Casting for the capture of MASS Position. Certification in Sole Supports Gait-Referenced Casting Technology, Sole Supports, Dallas, TX, 2008
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Holistic Integrative Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Conventional & Holistic Principles, Pediatric Immune Systems, Acute Pediatric Conditions, and Preventative Pediatric Medicine instructed by Lawrence B. Palevsky, M.D., F.A.A.P., A.B.H.M., approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2008
Risk Management Issues Associated With Clinical Practice, Risk management approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, 2008
Neuromechanical Innovations: The Neuromechanical System, Neuromecanical Assessment Impulse Adjusting System (technique and lab practical breakouts), Therapeutic Modalities & Injury/Movement Rehabilitation approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. New York Chiropractic College, Dallas, TX, 2008
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Introduction To Chiropractic For The Family Practice, Postgraduate education in the fundamentals and principles of chiropractic management and technique applications of the pediatric patient instructed by Armand M. Rossi, D.C., F.I.C.P.A, approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Perinatal Care, Fundamentals and principles of chiropractic management and technique applications for the pregnant, perinatal, neonatal and pediatric patient approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Certification in Webster Technique, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Neuroimmunology: Patterns of Interference, Neuroimmunology: Patterns of Immune Interference - Concepts and Controversies, Mechanisms and Classical Science and Assessment approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Contemporary Pediatric Chiropractic, Fundamentals and Principles of Chiropractic Case Management and Technique Applications of the Pediatric Patient with Emphasis on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Asthma, Colic, Otitis Media, Low Back Pain, Pediatric Biomechanics, and Scoliosis Management approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Transitioning Your Patients To Wellness, Fundamentals and Principles of Chiropractic Case Management and Technique Applications for the Pediatric Patient approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Sacro Occipital Techniques Pediatric Spinal Adjusting, Fundamentals and Principles of Sacro-Occipital Technique and Clinical Applications for the Management of the Pediatric Patient approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Seattle, WA, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - The Challenged Child, Fundamentals and Principles of Chiropractic Case Management and Technique Applications for the Challenged or Disabled Pediatric Patient approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Neurosensory Integration, Fundamentals and Principles of Sensory Integration Dysfunction and Evaluation/Technique Applications for Integration into Practice for the Pediatric Patient approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
ICPA Pediatrics Certificate Program - Chiropractic Approaches To Pregnancy and Pediatric Care, Fundamentals and Principles of Chiropractic Case Management and Technique Applications Using a Specific Biomechanical Approach Adapting the Gonstead System for the Pregnant and Pediatric Patient, approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2007
Pro-Adjuster Advanced Training, Advanced training for delivering instruction and training to Doctors of Chiropractic (D.C.) on the science, research, technology and practical applications of the Pro-Adjuster, a computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions. Certification in Pro-Adjuster Trainer, National Association for the Advancement of Scientific Chiropractic, McMurray, PA, 2006
21st Century Technology & Systems to Elevate Chiropractic in Today's Healthcare Environment, Research, technology and practical applications of the computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic and Pro-Solutions, McMurray, PA, 2006
Risk Management Issues for the Chiropractic Office, Risk Management Education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA, 2006
21st Century Technology & Systems to Elevate Chiropractic in Today's Healthcare Environment, Research, technology and practical applications of the computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic and Pro-Solutions, McMurray, PA, 2006
Risk Management and Case Management - Master Circle Super Conference, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, Chiropractic Technique, Therapeutic Modalities, Active Rehabilitation, and Personal/Professional Growth and Development approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Las Vegas, NV, 2006
Risk Management for the Chiropractic Office, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Rosemont, IL, 2006
Pro-Adjuster Level I Training, Science, research, technology and applications of the Pro-Adjuster, a computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions. Certification in Pro-Adjuster Level I, National Association for the Advancement of Scientific Chiropractic, McMurray, PA, 2005
Risk Management Issues Associated With Clinical Practice, Chiropractic Case Management, Compliance, Billing and Coding Issues approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Rosemont, IL, 2005
Dynamic Solutions to the Advancements in Chiropractic, Case management and applications of the computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic and Pro-Solutions, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005
21st Century Technology & Systems to Elevate Chiropractic in Today's Healthcare Environment, Continuing research, technology and applications of the computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic and Pro-Solutions, McMurray, PA, 2005
Dynamic Solutions to the Advancements in Chiropractic, Research, technology updates and clinical applications of the computer assisted percussive instrument used for the correction of biomechanical neuromusculoskeletal lesions approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Logan College of Chiropractic, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005
Risk Management and Case Management - Master Circle Super Conference, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, Chiropractic Technique, Therapeutic Modalities, Active Rehabilitation, and Personal/Professional Growth and Development approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Dallas, TX, 2005
Risk Management Issues Associated With Clinical Practice, Risk Management, Billing and Coding Updates approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Rosemont, IL, 2004
Structural Case Management of the Chiropractic Patient, The Structural Management Program (4 parts) approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, 2004
Coding Issues From A Risk Management Perspective, Risk Management Education approved by the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Kenner, LA, 2004
Risk Management and Case Management - Master Circle Super Conference, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, Chiropractic Technique, Therapeutic Modalities, Active Rehabilitation, and Personal/Professional Growth and Development approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Las Vegas, NV, 2004
Risk Management for the Chiropractic Office, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Los Angeles, CA, 2004
Risk Management and Case Management - Master Circle Super Conference, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, Chiropractic Technique, Therapeutic Modalities, Active Rehabilitation, and Personal/Professional Growth and Development approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Orlando, FL, 2003
Risk Management Issues for the Chiropractic Office, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West and The Masters Circle, Rosemont, IL, 2003
Total Solutions With The Insight Millennium, Classroom and Hands-on Instruction for Implementation and Integration of Insight Millennium, Surface Electromyography (sEMG) and Thermography Scanning, Practice and Case Management. Life Chiropractic College West and Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, Florissant, CO, 2002
Risk Management and Case Management - Master Circle Super Conference, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, Chiropractic Technique, Therapeutic Modalities, Active Rehabilitation, and Personal/Professional Growth and Development approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Life Chiropractic College West, Orlando, FL, 2002
Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique, The Activator Method® chiropractic adjusting technique; coursework and practical application workshops; proficiency rating examination in Basic and Advanced Activator Methods Chiropractic Techniques. Certification in Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique, Activator Methods International Ltd., Dallas, TX, 2001
Risk Management & Case Management - Doctor's Financial Services/DHI Seminars, Case Management, Billing and Coding Updates, Documentation and Compliance, Practice Management and Business Acumen, Chiropractic Technique, Therapeutic Modalities and Active Rehabilitation, approved by the Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Parker College of Chiropractic & DHI Seminars, Dallas, TX, 2001
Drop Table Mirror Image Adjusting, Instruction and practical hands-on application in the study of mechanical engineering principles. Topics include Spinal Lateral Curves With Harmonics, Sacroiliac Joint Motion, Mechanics of Torque, Systematic Evaluation of Posture and Mirror Image Postural Adjusting on Drop Table for Head, Thorax, Pelvis, AP Full Spine and Lateral Full Spine. Certification in Chiropractic Biophysics Drop Table Mirror Image Adjusting, Cleveland College of Chiropractic and Chiropractic Biophysics, Overland Park, KS, 2000

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Lecturer, Sitting Is The New Smoking - Strong Posture, Rotary Club, Monroe, LA, 2017- 2017
Lecturer, The Posture-Productivity Link, West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, Monroe, LA, 2015- 2015
Lecturer, Essentials To Spinal Health, Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC), West Monroe, LA, 2014- 2018
Lecturer, Adding Years To Your Life And Life To Your Years, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, West Monroe, LA, 2009- 2013
Lecturer, The Astonishing Doctor You!, Rocky Branch Elementary School, George Welch Elementary School, Claiborne Elementary School, West Monroe, LA, 2003- 2005

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2020 - Present
Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2011 - Present
Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, Member, 2002 - Present
West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2002 - Present
Platinum Club Mastermind Group, Member, 2009 - 2011
Parker College of Chiropractic Alumni Association, Member, 2007 - 2008
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, Member, 2004 - 2008
National Association for the Advancement of Scientific Chiropractic, Certified Pro-Adjuster Trainer, 2006 - 2007
The Winner's Circle, Member, 2004 - 2007
The Masters Circle, Member, 2002 - 2007
Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, Member, 2002 - 2006
American Chiropractic Association, Member, 2002 - 2005

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Small Business of the Year Award, West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, 2016
Best of the Delta (Finalist) - Chiropractor, DeltaStyle, 2016
Health Care Heroes (Winner) - Chiropractor, DeltaStyle, 2016
Health Care Heroes (Winner) - Chiropractor, DeltaStyle, 2015
Best of the Delta (Finalist) - Chiropractor, DeltaStyle, 2015
Franchise of the Month, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, Inc., 2010
Triple Hitter Performance Award, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, Inc., 2010
Franchise of the Month, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, Inc., 2009
Triple Hitter Performance Award, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, Inc., 2009
Rivertown Award of Excellence Nominee, West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, 2003
Outstanding Intern, Parker College of Chiropractic Alpha Clinic, 2001
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, Parker College of Chiropractic, 2001
Distinguished Christian High School Student, Association of Christian High Schools International, 1986
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1984

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Family Church Deacon Board, Member, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2004 - 2021
Family Church Board of Directors, Member, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2004 - 2021
Life Choices, Sponsor, Monroe, Louisiana, 2012 - 2021
Strauss Theatre/Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts, Sponsor/Participant, Monroe, Louisiana, 2013 - 2019
Run for Mercy 5K and Family Walk | Mercy Multiplied, Sponsor/Participant, Monroe/West Monroe, Louisiana, 2009 - 2017
Gospel According To Scrooge, Sponsor/Participant, West Monroe, Louisiana, 1997 - 2015
Relay For Life - American Cancer Society, Sponsor/Participant, Monroe/West Monroe, Louisiana, 2009 - 2014
Claiborne Christian School Board, Member, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2004 - 2011
Toys For Tots, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2008 - 2011
Scrooge Bah Humbug 5K/10K - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Sponsor/Participant, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2003 - 2008
Claiborne Christian School Board, Chairman, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2004 - 2007
Kid's Day America/International, Local Organizer, West Monroe, Louisiana, 2003 - 2005