Jordan Kovacs DC, CCSP, DAAMLP
117 State Route 35, Suite 2, Eatontown, NJ, 07724
Phone: 732-389-2800
jordankovacs@gmail.com
http://www.SpineNJ.com

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Chiropractor and Clinic Director, Eatontown Elite Care Center, LLC d/b/a Eatontown Spine & Injury Center, Eatontown NJ, 2005 – Present

Neurofeedback Practitioner and Clinic Director, BrainCore Therapy of Eatontown, LLC, Eatontown NJ, 2011 – Present

Chiropractor and Co-Clinic Director, Align Health & Wellness Center, Hightstown, NJ, 2012 – 2013

Chiropractor and Clinic Director, Hamilton Elite Care Center, LLC d/b/a Trenton Spine & Injury Center, Trenton NJ, 2010 – 2013

Chiropractor and Clinic Director, Hamilton Elite Care Center, LLC d/b/a Hamilton Spine & Injury Center, Hamilton NJ, 2008 – 2010

Chiropractor and Clinic Director, Kovacs Chiropractic LLC, Manasquan, NJ, 2002 – 2005

 

EDUCATION and LICENSURE

Board Certified Neurofeedback Practitioner, Biofeedback Certification International Alliance, Certification #E5458, 2012 – Present 

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Jersey, License #38MC005930, 2001– Present

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, Marietta GA, 2000

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, Marietta GA, 2000

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, Marietta GA, 2001

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, Marietta GA, 2001

 

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, Marietta GA, 2001

 

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta GA, 2001

 

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1997

 

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Interpretation sequencing of STIR, T1, T2, Axial and Sagittal acquisitions. Landmarks, physics, and literature-based definitions of disc and osseous pathology,Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical and lumbar anatomy vs. pathology, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City, 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 sequalla to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequella to disc and pre-existing pathologies.[Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022

Are You Up To Date on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Guidance? Updated interim guidance help to promote best practice in cases of cardiac arrest among patients with known or suspected COVID-19 infection. Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2022

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation Documenting Herniated Discs, Age-Dating Disc Pathology, and Connective Tissue Pathology as Sequalae 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Demonstrative Documentation of Disc Herniation and 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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 Permanences, 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 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, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Hospital Based Spine Care Qualified, Credentialed in hospital protocols, emergency room protocols, acute and chronic patient triage inclusive of MRI spine interpretation, spinal biomechanical engineering, head trauma, concussion, mild traumatic and traumatic brain injuries. Co-credentialed through the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education), Cleveland University – Kansas City and the Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2022

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 sequalae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

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 spondylolisthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

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 sequelae 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

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, ocular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyze pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models.  Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequalae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequalae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, Forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022

Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards}, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022

Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, Mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022

Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2022

Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Anatomy and Physiology of Electrodiagnostics, An in-depth review of basic neuroanatomy 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. ACCGME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

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 waveforms. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

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 waveforms. 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 neurodiagnostic conclusions. ACCGME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

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 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. ACCGME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

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 concludes accurate treatment plans based upon electro-neurodiagnostic findings when clinically indicated. Cleveland University, ACCGME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Overview: This section is an in-depth overview of traumatic brain injury in concussion. It discusses that all brain injuries are traumatic and dispels the myth of a “mild traumatic brain injury.” Also, this covers triage protocols and the potential sequela of patients with traumatic brain injuries. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 1: This section discusses gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma and significant bleeding with both epidural and subdural hematomas. There are numerous case studies reviewed inclusive of neurosurgical intervention and postsurgical outcomes. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 2: This section continues with multiple case studies of gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma requiring neurosurgical intervention and also discusses recovery sequela based upon the significance of brain trauma. This module also concludes with concussion protocols in traumatic brain injury short of demonstrable bleeding on advanced imaging. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing: This this section covers concussion etiology and cognitive sequela where gross bleeding has not been identified on advanced imaging. It discusses the significance of electroencephalogram testing in determining brain function and pathology (if present). This module also covers the understanding of waveforms in electroencephalogram testing in both normal and abnormal scenarios. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing Pathological Results: This module covers amplitude, conduction and conduction delays as sequela to traumatic brain injury to diagnose concussion and traumatic brain injury in the absence of gross bleeding and advanced imaging. This section covers electroencephalograms and event-related potentials which measures the brain response that is a direct result of specific sensory or motor events. It is a stereotype electrophysiological response to a stimulus and provides a noninvasive means of evaluating brain function. In this module multiple case studies are discussed with ensuing triage protocols pending the results. Cleveland University, Kansas City, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2022

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia, hypo-perfusion, infarct and penumbra zones and emboli. Cardiac etiologies and clinical features as precursor to stroke with associated paradoxical emboli and thrombotic etiologies. Historical and co-morbidities that have etiology in stroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Clinical Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infra-tentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Normal Morphology and Tissue Damage, Connective tissue morphology, embryology and wound repair as sequalae to trauma. Full components of strain-sprain models and permanency implications with wound repair and osseous aberration with aberrant structural integrity, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2022

Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Spinal Biomechanics and Disc Pathology, Disc pathology as sequalae to trauma; herniation, extrusion, protrusion, sequestration and how the spinal unit as one system creates homeostasis to balance the pathology, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2022

Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Neurological Innervation, The peripheral and central innervation of the disc and spinal ligaments of the dorsal root ganglion, spinal thalamic tracts, periaqueductal gray areas innervating the Thalamus and multiple regions of the brain. The efferent neurological distribution to disparate areas of the spine to create homeostasis until tetanus ensues creating osseous changes under the effect of Wolff's Law, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, PACE approved of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2022

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Trauma Pathology: Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

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 gray matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post -Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Trauma Pathology: Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequalae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Trauma Pathology: Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Spinal Trauma Pathology: Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Orthopedic Testing: Principles, Clinical Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine Part 1 of 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022.

Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine Part 2 of 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards],ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2022

Compliance Manuals. Review requirements of an office compliance manual, the policies in such a manual, and the consequences of not having a compliance plan or not following the compliance plan you have created. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2021

Practicing in a Pandemic: From Treating Long COVID to Coding and Regulations. Discussion of mandates, safeguards, documentation, and review of exposure protocols that affect the chiropractic practice as a result of COVID-19. Rules, regulations and best-practices associated with telehealth are reviewed. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2021

Practicing in a Pandemic: Strategies and Protocols for Long-Haulers Syndrome and Post-Vaccine Support. Discussion of the different symptoms, presentations, co-morbidities, testing and risk-factors for COVID-19 and Long-Hauler’s Syndrome. Nutritional supplementation strategies discussed to support host health to combat viral load. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2021

New E/M Documentation Rules. Review of new E/M Documentation rules effect. Discuss the shifting focus to time and/or medical decision making as a way of properly coding patient encounters.  Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Mastering the Rotator Cuff, Part 2. Review of anatomy and morphological changes that place patients at greater risk of shoulder impingement and associated disorders. Discussion of differential diagnosis, comorbid conditions, shoulder assessment and rehabilitation procedures. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Mastering the Rotator Cuff, Part 1. Review of anatomy and morphological changes that place patients at greater risk of shoulder impingement and associated disorders. Discussion of differential diagnosis, comorbid conditions, shoulder assessment and rehabilitation procedures. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Pandemic-Proof Your Practice: Legal & Leadership Perspectives. Review of executive orders, CDC best practices, OSHA best practices, and review of the new 99072 CPT code. Discussion of how chiropractic's essential provider status is a unique opportunity for practitioners. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

The Science and Soul of Resiliency Discussion of the pandemics and paradoxes of the present moment. What is resilience, why it is important and how can we build or improve our resilience. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Legal Update on COVID Compliance, PPP, EIDL and More. Review of Consumer Affairs and Executive Orders applicable to Chiropractors: reopening of healthcare practices and COVID compliance including masking, sanitation, distancing requirements, temperature checks, and liability waivers. Actions to take if your office is inspected or if there is a COVID exposure. Review PPP / EIDL and pending CARES Act II legislation and loan forgiveness options. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Hemp: Exploring the Endocannabinoid System in Health & Disease. Present an updated and practical application of phytocannabinoids to support a healthy Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and thus proper cell-signaling to promote homeostasis. Learn how acting through signaling pathways, the ECS regulates many physiological functions. Learn the three key components involved in cannabinoid metabolism. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Down to the Roots: Pinpointing the Root Cause of SIBO. Learning about the underlying causes of SIBO, the focus of most treatments, and the perils of relying on long-term use of broad-spectrum antimicrobials and restrictive diets. Review the damaging effects on the gut microbiome from traditional treatments cause, and how to prevent recurrent flares. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Best Practice Evidence for Managing LBP Part 2. Review the current standard of care, the most clinically relevant assessments and treatments for the conditions responsible for LBP. Review how to identify and treat the five most frequently overlooked functional deficits that delay recovery. Criteria on how to choose treatment based upon a specific diagnosis and classification to improve your outcomes dramatically. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Best Practice Evidence for Managing LBP Part 1. Review the current standard of care, the most clinically relevant assessments and treatments for the conditions responsible for LBP. Review how to identify and treat the five most frequently overlooked functional deficits that delay recovery. Criteria on how to choose treatment based upon a specific diagnosis and classification to improve your outcomes dramatically. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Six Simple Ways to Lose Your License: Real Life Examples of What Not to Do. Real life examples of cases before the Board of Chiropractic Examiners that are hard to believe actually occurred. The program will provide humorous examples of what not to do if investigated by or appearing before a licensure board and will tie in the regulatory compliance issues for each example to provide a true learning experience. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Autism & Chiropractic: Creating a Positive Experience for our Autistic Patients. Overview of the general understanding of autism, some of the various presentations and symptoms, how to alter the office environment to be as suitable as can be, and low cost/low tech ways to help manage patients through the process. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Online Coursework NJ, 2020

Effective Communication: A Primer on How to Communicate Effectively and Professionally for Chiropractic Physicians. Communication and review or professional conduct while talking to patients in the office, as well as when giving testimony to a government official or in a lawsuit both as a treating physician or expert witness. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Ocean NJ, 2020

Maximized Patient Outcomes - Communicating Research. Discuss how to empower your patients with the proper communication and education to better understand their treatment plans all the way through to maintenance care. Marketing with a modern patient-centric approach, highlighting research supporting chiropractic is crucial in developing a successful practice. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2019

Marketing in the Trenches: Practical Tips & Legal Requirements. Forming legally compliant marketing plan for the entire patient lifecycle and how to optimize, automate, and outsource your marketing. Presenters will explore the modern chiropractic marketing roadmap to better serve your patients, and HIPAA privacy concerns in social and web marketing. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2019

Insurance & Legal Updates: Keeping Current with Appeals, PIP and Other Issues. Discussion of the new Personal Injury Protection (PIP) electronic claims requirement and how to file appeals of improper denials of care through the Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI). Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Monroe NJ, 2019

Concepts for World Class Palpating and Adjusting. Provide an introduction to the Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) model, including current research and its applications to today's multi-modal approach to patient care. Functional anatomy, dynamic palpation techniques and manipulation will be presented for being a good adjustor. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2019

Intro to Receptor-Based Rehab for Chiropractors. Discussion of assessment and rehabilitation strategies for dysfunction of the autonomic and cerebellar system in the common chiropractic patient's presentation, and their roles in balance, spinal integrity, and coordination. Cognition dysfunction is discussed including assessing the frontal lobes and developing care strategies for executive dysfunction improvement. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2019

The Opioid Epidemic: An Integrated Approach to Patient Care. Introduction of the ALTO (Alternatives to Opioids) Program in a hospital setting and how it has changed patient care. Explanations of chiropractic techniques and modalities that can help relieve addiction, including chiropractic adjustments, laser therapy, and yoga, nutrition for pain and addiction, and cranial electric stimulation to help manage pain without opioids. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2019

Update on the VA Chiropractic Program: Data, Developments and Impact on the Chiropractic Profession. Overview of the VA healthcare system, services, and trends in the use, implementation and barriers to chiropractic care in the VA system. Developments in the use of private sector chiropractors for VA care delivery, research chiropractic services and reduced opioid use for musculoskeletal pain conditions. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2019

CBD: Clinical and Legal Issues in NJ. Discussion of the legal requirements for CBD supplements and products to be compliant with the Farm Bill and considered legal in New Jersey as well as discussion of conditions CBD may be indicated. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Ocean NJ, 2018

Breathing and Rehab. Review of breathing dysfunction and it’s relationship to movement and stabilization. Learn breathing assessment, treatment, and applying corrective techniques in a rehabilitation environment.Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Freehold NJ, 2018

Cadaver Lab: Anatomy of the Spine and Review of Commonly Co-Managed Orthopedic Conditions. Review and discuss differential diagnosis and clinical presentations of common spinal conditions that often require surgical intervention. Overview of specific surgical procedures, success rates and estimated recovery times with hands on demonstration to view surgical approaches performed on cadaver. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2018

Legal Requirements of the New Out of Network Disclosure Law. The newly enacted Out of Network Disclosure Law is discussed and requirements are laid out to provide clinicians an understanding of what they need to do in their practices to remain compliant. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Freehold NJ, 2018

The Chiropractor as an Expert Witness in Personal Injury Cases. Personal injury attorney and legal team will teach both experienced and interested chiropractic physicians the benefits and requirements to serve as an expert witness in a personal injury case. These requirements include narrative report writing during discovery and jury trial expectations – from conduct to testifying at trial. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2018

Women’s Health and the Subluxation Complex: “There’s more to her than just estrogen!”  Examine the complexity of women’s health and the vital role of the endocrine system, the role stress plays on altering the balance of the hormones, other glands that play a role and nutritional support that can help balance the system. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Neuroplasticity and the Cellular Nutritional Environment: The Future of Chiropractic Medicine. Introduction and discussion of the critical nutritional components that determine cellular make-up, inflammatory status, oxidative stress, cellular function and brain fat composition as well as its influence on functional brain performance - how efficiently the brain is organizing and regulating its functions and what types of validated tests are used. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Altered Biomechanics and Imaging – What’s New? Research data, clinical results and imaging findings are presented linking altered biomechanics and bone marrow edema with case presentations of sports related injuries of the lower extremities. General considerations in imaging spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis as well as typical medical vs chiropractic treatment including the use of chiropractic spinal manipulation and a Boston brace with these patients. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Use of Social Media in Health Care – A Legal and Practical Perspective. Reviewing general applications and the legal parameters of how social media can be utilized in chiropractic practices.  HIPAA laws and regulations will be presented, as well as a discussion on patient waivers and authorizations.  Examples of social media advertising reviewed. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Long Branch NJ, 2017

Chiropractic Care for the Pediatric Patient, Part II. Practical demonstration of techniques for the neonate and infant patient as well as red flags for adjusting and safety research. Additional discussion of indications and common examination findings are presented while demonstration of proper technique is performed. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Chiropractic Care for the Pediatric Patient, Part I. Discuss pediatric clinical history, examination, documentation, and red flags. Examination of key indicators and common findings as well as setting up a practice for pediatric patients are shown. Common conditions that present in chiropractic offices will be reviewed such as torticollis, colic, plagiocephaly, crying infants, asthma, and enuresis. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Interdisciplinary Communication and Research. Provide confidence, knowledge, and skills necessary to discuss research with other health care providers as well as discuss current states of spinal care, costs and interventions, chiropractic-utilization, and research. Other topics include: evidence based care guidelines, interdisciplinary communication, and effectively communicating through research. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain: Excellence and Success Using the CRISP Protocol. Present and discuss an integrated approach to spine pain patients using a biopsychosocial model to everyday clinical practice. This approach allows the practitioner to develop a multi-faceted diagnosis and multi-modal management which can be easily communicated to others within the healthcare system. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, East Brunswick NJ, 2017

Medicare Documentation & Quality Payment Program Updates and recommendation for chiropractic treatment plan and goals. Documentation requirements for the initial and subsequent visits will be outlined. A summary of the Quality Payment Program and its impact on the chiropractic profession will be reviewed along with options for both eligible and exempt chiropractic providers. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Ocean Township NJ, 2017

Assessment and Rehabilitation of the Shoulder, Part II. Review of office based rehabilitation and treatment strategies for the most common shoulder conditions presenting to an outpatient setting. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2016

Assessment and Rehabilitation of the Shoulder, Part I. Review the examination and assessment procedures for the shoulder including common conditions presenting to an outpatient setting. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2016

New Medicare Payment System: The Changes Have Begun. Learn the basics of the new Merit Based Incentive Payment system, the new reporting requirements, and the new scoring method to determine if you can receive higher payments. Discussion of the requirements for participation. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New Brunswick NJ, 2016

Methylation, Oxidative Stress and the QEEG. How genetic polymorphisms impact methylation defects and enzyme production and how the resulting physiological stress manifests itself in the quantitative EEG including examples of maps from different types of conditions such as anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, and traumatic brain injury. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Atlanta GA, 2016

Neuroplasticity, Neurofeedback and Chronic Neurological Conditions. A look at the latest research showing the brain’s ability to adapt by creating new neurological pathways that previously science thought was not possible. Review of how environmental factors, spinal fixation, trauma, and the HPA axis affect the brain. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Atlanta GA, 2016

Essential Oils and Their Role in Neurofeedback. Introduction to the physiology and science of how essential oils work in the body, as well as discussion on the specific essential oils that impact the typical cases a neurofeedback practice would see and how to use them synergistically with neurofeedback to produce optimum results. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Atlanta GA, 2016

Epigenetics. Evaluating what epigenetics means, the environmental impact on the biochemical and genetic uniqueness of each individual’s health, identifying triggers and mediators as detected in the clinical history, evaluation and examination, and an introduction to corrective protocols to restore and optimize health backed by clinical research reviewed showing key clinical strategies. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Atlanta GA, 2016

Improving Neurofeedback Results by Optimizing Nutrition. Discussion of the importance of optimum nutrition in relation to the life of a neuron. Examination of different testing methodologies for detecting food sensitivities in the body that can cause leaky gut syndrome leading to systemic and/or neuroinflammation. Review of the 32 potential supplement recommendations based upon a quantitative electroencephalogram report and their uses. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Atlanta GA, 2016

Physical Examination and Diagnostic Criteria for Effective Care Planning and Documentation, Discussion of the medical and legal components of the history as well as the physical examination. Pain patterns, evaluation, differential diagnosis, and diagnostic criteria of facet joint syndrome, non- specific low back pain, lumbar disc disorders and cervical radiculitis are reviewed. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2016

A Holistic Approach to Concussion Management. Review of the epidemic numbers of concussion injuries across all ages but especially children and teenagers. Discussed the current diagnosis methods and most effective management and recovery treatment strategies and how multidisciplinary approaches are the most logical. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Monroe NJ, 2016

Neurological Effects of Spinal Manipulation. Discussion of a number of neurological effects as a result of spinal manipulation including relaxation of hypertonic spinal musculature, afferentation, pain modulation, autonomic nervous system stimulation, reduction of dural tension, and changes in supraspinal processing. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2016

Examining the Popular Soft Tissue Therapies: Underlying Mechanisms and Options. Statistical overview, anatomical review and pathomechanics are presented. Different treatment modalities examined with respect to their benefit to the theoretical mechanisms of myofascial dysfunction. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2016

A Chiropractic Approach to MRI Interpretation, Part 1. MRI interpretation of disc pathologies are discussed and case studies show. Emphasis on bulged and herniated disc pathologies and the resultant neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, New Brunswick NJ, 2016

Psychological and Clinical Aspects of Patient Care. Discussion of the importance of congruency between the doctor’s intention and philosophy as it relates to patient care. Success principles are presented and shown how they can be ethical, lead to prosperity as well as helping your patient achieve their goals. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, New Brunswick NJ, 2016

Aromatherapy and Chiropractic. Discussion of what essentials oils are, historical usage of essential oils, how they can be of benefit in the modern chiropractic office, and the importance of purity. Case studies are presented and discussed. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2016

A Chiropractic Approach to MRI Interpretation. Overview of MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies as a result of trauma & degenerative factors and resultant neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2016

Lyme Disease: An Alternative Approach. Discuss the possible origins of the disease, the challenges of diagnostics due the many forms of the disease, and the co-infectors commonly seen with Lyme disease. Discuss both conventional allopathic and alternative treatment options such as Chiropractic, nutraceutical, and botanical therapies. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Toms River NJ, 2016

Chiropractic Management of the Patient with Vestibular Dysfunction.  Explore the prevalence of dizziness and its distinction from vertigo, light-headedness and other balance disorders. Review different treatment approaches including specific chiropractic adjustments and other in-office rehabilitation procedures. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Galloway NJ, 2016

Confines to Neurofeedback: Stress, Trauma and Self-Regulation. How trauma and stress affect neurofeedback treatment. How the body’s ability to self-regulate will be altered by past trauma and stress and how this needs to be addressed as an adjunct to neurofeedback treatment. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2015

Traumatic Brain Injury – The Silent Epidemic. The challenges and complexities of identifying the incidence and prevalence of TBI, the multiple causes and symptoms of TBI, and treating traumatic brain injury with neurofeedback. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2015

The Stages of the Oxidative Stress Cycle in EEG. How physiological stress manifests itself in the quantitative EEG. Understanding how stress affects different structures of the brain and their symptomatic correlates. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2015

Brain Injury and Neurodegeneration. Better comprehension of the history, symptoms, signs, history collection, in office diagnostic tests, special imaging diagnostic tests, and management of patients who have sustained traumatic brain injury or who are suffering from brain neurodegenerative disease. Understanding the management and role of certain interventions and concomitant conditions such as inflammation, insulin resistance, medium chain saturated fats and ketones, low level laser therapy and general dietary and supplementation support. Nutri-West Mid Atlantic, Logan University College of Chiropractic, East Brunswick NJ, 2015

Introduction to ICD-10. Gain a basic understanding of ICD-10, understand the reason for transition and identify and familiarize the listener with the similarities and differences from ICD-9 and relevant guidelines to help ease the transition. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2015

Importance of the Fascial System in the Chiropractic Practice. Review of the fascial system with an emphasis on current research showing its expanded role in the musculoskeletal system than was previously thought. Fascial Manipulation techniques were discussed and demonstrated along with the concept that fascial restrictions can refer pain throughout the body. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, New Brunswick NJ, 2015

Philosophy and Holism: An Investigation into Reality. An exploration of the multifactorial approach in healing including a patient’s emotional state. How our thoughts and beliefs as care givers can affect our patient’s response to care along with an overview of the quantum theory and experiments behind these concepts. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, New Brunswick NJ, 2015

Understanding the Chiropractic Laws You Work Under. Proper recordkeeping for chiropractic and nutritional cases.  Learn what diagnostic and treatment services you are/are not permitted to do under the N.J. chiropractic scope of practice. Professional ethics and boundaries for the chiropractor - the Do’s and Don’ts when working with patients. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Freehold NJ, 2015

Chiropractic Neurology and Neurofeedback: Introduction to Trauma and the Brain from a Neurobiological Perspective. Prevalence of trauma is discussed with close attention to the multiple and often hidden ways people receive physical head injuries which can accumulate over time and the biological changes that occur in the brain as a result. Advanced Healthcare Solutions, Atlanta, GA, 2014

Chiropractic Neurology and Neurofeedback: Interpreting the Brainmap. Global, regional and local considerations when looking at a brainmap. Strategies to help determine the training sites for best patient outcomes. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2014

Chiropractic Neurology and Neurofeedback: Bilateral Compensatory Training with Neurofeedback. Advantages of a network approach vs a regional or nodal approach to neurofeedback training. Research presented to support the efficacy and efficiency of this approach. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2014

Chiropractic Neurology And Neurofeedback: How Nutrition and Metabolism Relate to Oxidative Stress. How metabolic issues such as heavy metal toxicity, mineral imbalance and environmental chemicals in our food affect brain health and how these issues correlate to changes in the QEEG.New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2014

Functional Soft Tissue. Introduction to SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) evaluation procedures and how they relate to soft tissue treatment. Demonstration of FAKTR in the treatment  of ligament, tendon, myofascial, post-surgical, and traumatic injuries in the acute or chronic stages.  The demonstration of Rehabilitation for the treatment, stabilization of soft tissue injuries and postural disorders. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

How to Adjust the Typical TMJ. Review the anatomy and neurological complexity of the TMJ and how it's involvment in a variety of symptoms. Corrective adjustment procedures are demonstrated. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Rehab Made Easy: Preventing ACL Injuries. Review of risk factors and statistics regarding ACL injuries along with the anatomy and mechanism of common injuries. Prevention strategies and in-office rehabilitation protocols are discussed. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Optimizing Function of the Thoracolumbar Fascia via Kinesiotaping. Anatomical review of the thoracolumbar fascia and its involvement in the kinetic chain, its role in mechanoreception, and how to use Kinesiotape to achieve better corrections by taping movement patterns rather than muscle groups. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Scientific Basis for Chiropractic Care. Review of neurological system involved in chiropractic adjustments including mechanoreception, nociception and chemoreception, feedback loops, and clinical indications. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Taking the Guesswork Out of Case Management. Setting, measuring and managing the criteria for care. Establishing a baseline for comparison purposes and using functional evaluations to establish when a patient has reached discharge status or qualifies for additional care. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick NJ, 2014

ICD-10-CM Boot Camp. Gain a basic understand and reason for the transition to ICD-10. Identify the similarities and differences between version 9 and 10 while learning how to select the right codes for proper documentation and accurate reporting of services and diagnoses rendered within a chiropractic practice. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick NJ, 2014

Medicare Quality Measures: Making It Work in a Chiropractic Practice. Review the current required dates of compliance for the PQRI Medicare initiative and the specific quality measures that a chiropractic office is to report on. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick NJ, 2014

Preventing Complications of Cervical Spine Manipulation. Review of the literature measuring risk of neurovascular compromise, disc herniation and/or vertebral artery dissection as a sequelae to high velocity low amplitude cervical adjustments. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick NJ, 2014

Implementing Whole Food Concentrates into the Chiropractic Setting. Overview of clinical cases managed with whole food supplementation in addition to chiropractic care. Review of presenter’s 5 principles for taking care of people in a clinical setting. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick NJ, 2014

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: A 4-Test Screening Examination. Review of an examination that encompasses orthopedic procedures that are well documented and require minimal changes in patient position useful for a variety of applications. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Functional Taping for Musculoskeletal Injuries. State of the art taping procedures for disc herniation, postural disorders, tendinopathy of upper and lower extremity, ligament sprains of the upper and lower extremity, edema reduction, and joint laxities. Evaluation techniques to ensure effective treatment and medical necessity of taping. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner Training: Module 1. Background, rationale, mission, and goals of the FMCSA ME’s role in reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving CMV; Familiarization with the responsibilities and work environment of CMV operation. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner Training: Module 2. Identification of the operator and obtaining, reviewing, and documenting operator medical history, including prescription and over-the- counter medications. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner Training: Module 3. Performing, reviewing, and documenting the operator’s medical examination. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner Training: Module 4. Performing, obtaining, and documenting additional diagnostic tests or medical opinion from a medical specialist or treating physician; Informing and educating the operator about medications and non-disqualifying medical conditions that require remedial care. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner Training: Module 5. Determining operator certification outcome and period for which certification should be valid; FMCSA reporting and documentation requirements. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner Training: Module 6. Certification Examination Review. New York Chiropractic College, Online Coursework, 2014

Advanced Quantitative Electroencephalogram Acquisition and Theory. Key neurological anatomy and physiology discussed and reviewed including neuronal pools, general network theory, spatial characteristics, memory networks, and activation states. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2013

Advanced Neurofeedback Training. Review of normal EEG distribution, normative amplitudes of component band frequencies, artifacting, and associated dysregulated patterns and symptomatology. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Hilton Head, SC, 2013

Foundations of Kinesiology Taping for Spinal & Pelvic Musculoskeletal Pain. Key features of kinesiology tape, clinical indications, general application procedures, and review of sensory gating pathways that provide neurological influence over the perception of pain. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2013

Staying Compliant & Competitive in Today's Health Care Environment. A review of common CPT codes and clarification of treatments that are frequently the subject of coding errors. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2013

Functional & Kinetic Treatment with Rehab, Motion and Provocation. Introduction to procedure and its use in acute/inflammatory processes, Apply the technique to chronic/overuse injuries, practical demonstration and hands on technique. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2013

Cervical Spine - An Evidenced-Based Approach to Management. Current literature review on research pertaining to cervical spinal manipulation. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2012

Concussion: It's Not Just for Football Anymore. Head trauma review and assessment protocols to diagnose concussion. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2012

Neurology of Spinal Manipulation. The neurological sequence of events following a chiropractic spinal manipulation. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2012

Proper Coding & Documentation for Rehab and Nutrition. ICD-9 and CPT coding for rehabilitation and nutrition services. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2012

Headaches: Diagnosis & Management. Discussion and review of the different types of headaches often seen in the Chiropractic office. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2012

Professional Conduct. Ethics, informed consent, liability, and record keeping. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Treatment Planning. Intake, evaluation and treatment planning of a neurofeedback case including QEEG Brain Maps and protocols. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Psychopharmacology. Current classification of pharmacological agents in use today. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Research. Research, statistical analysis and experiment designs. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Instrumentation and Electronics. Morphology of brainwaves, review of technical equipment needed for neurofeedback and montages of electrode sensors. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Basic Neurophysiology & Neuroanatomy. Review of anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system as well as EEG signal formation. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Introduction to EEG Biofeedback, Perspectives in EEG Biofeedback including a review of the historical figures of the field. Learning Theory including a review of classical vs. operant conditioning. New Mind Neurofeedback Institute, Roswell, GA, 2012

Advanced Training in EEG Biofeedback. Review of Quantitative EEG performance and interpretation including a review of two channel homologous training. BrainCore Therapy, Hilton Head, SC, 2012

Medicare: Correcting Common Problems, Documentation review of medical necessity as defined by Medicare including discussion of modifiers, V codes, proper diagnostic codes and treatment procedures. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2011

In-Office Back School, How to run a 5 visit arc of back school within your office, including assessment, scoring, improvement and equipment needed. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2011

Nutrition Protocols – Treating the Untreatable, Discussion of nutritional philosophy, common nutritional deficiencies seen in practice and how to order appropriate testing. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2011

Winning the Debate on Chiropractic, Discussion of courtroom tactics to defend against opposing attorneys. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Long Branch, NJ, 2011

Chiropractors can lead the wellness revolution, A review of research relevant to the concept of wellness and discussion of how chiropractic practice is well positioned to be leaders in wellness. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Long Branch, NJ, 2011

Beyond Bands: Effective, Cost Effective Low Tech Rehab, Utilization of low-tech rehab equipment in chiropractic practice.  How simple tools can improve patient compliance and yield amazing results. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Long Branch, NJ, 2011

Pilates: More than a Fitness Fad, Functional strength and rehab with Pilates equipment. The historical development of Pilates and its application in modern chiropractic practice. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Long Branch, NJ, 2011

Integrating McKenzie Technique into Practice, Introductory look at McKenzie basic protocols, how to integrate into existing practice schemes, including basic assessment of pain and foundational principles of the technique. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Long Branch, NJ, 2011

Dealing with the challenges inside the profession and your practice, A look at the external and internal barriers practitioners often face and strategies to breakthrough to success. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, Long Branch, NJ, 2011

BrainCore EEG Biofeedback Training. Explore the basics of EEG Biofeedback including history and current trends in the technology. Practice evaluation, interpretation and protocol selection in a real world setting. BrainCore Therapy, Hilton Head, SC, 2011

Impairment Rating Certification, 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Education Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Long Island, NY, 2010

Managing the No-fault “PIP” Practice Under 2010 PIP Laws & Regulations, Review of current issues with regard to PIP/AICRA regulations as it regards to coding, fee schedule, decision point review, ability to order, read and interpret MRI findings. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Legal Issues Associated with New Scope of Practice, Review of current issues with regard to new scope laws, including the ability to provide dietary/nutritional counseling, prescribe/dispense nutritional supplements, utilization of modalities/therapies without adjusting, treat extremities, and order additional diagnostic test/studies. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Documentation Designed to Protect Your Practice, Telling the story of medical necessity while protecting from post payment audits. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Becoming the Family Chiropractor in Your Community, Why kids need chiropractic care. Methods of positioning yourself in the community as the expert in family chiropractic. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Leading the Wellness Revolution, Utilizing today’s modern chiropractic strategies to reduce growing health care costs in the US. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Nutrition & Blood Chemistries – Keeping It Simple & Effective to Improve Outcomes, Utilizing lab results to accurately provide proper vitamin and supplement therapies. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Safety of Chiropractic, Chiropractic safety and risk factor overview based on best practices guidelines chapter 4 including the risk benefit ratio of chiropractic intervention. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2010

Impairment Rating Certification, 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Education, New York Chiropractic Council, Long Island, NY, 2010

MRI Normal Anatomy & Protocols, Spinal anatomy of all MRI views utilizing T1, T2, 3D Gradient, stacking and STIR sequences of imaging. Advanced protocols of MRI examination with multiple sequences to create concurrent diagnostic findings. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, DABR-NR, Neuroradiologist, Ronkonkoma, NY, 2009

MRI Disc & Spinal Cord and Spinal Canal Pathology, MRI interpretation of disc pathologies as a result of trauma & degenerative factors and resultant neurological compromise. Spinal cord and canal pathologies, as well as space occupying lesion interpretation. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, DABR-NR, Neuroradiologist, Ronkonkoma, NY, 2009

Accident Reconstruction and Ensuing Bodily Injury, Understanding the forces involved in crashes and the transference of those forces from the bullet car to the target car. Quantifying those forces to determine bodily injury and calculating speed, distance, time and drag factors in determining causality and direction of forces. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Ronkonkoma, NY, 2009

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI Disc Pathology & 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI Anatomy & History, 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI Physics and History, 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Terry Button, PhD, Medical Physicist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI Interpretation of Spinal Cord, Spinal Disc and Spinal Canal Disorders, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered discs & spinal stenosis as sequelae of ligamentous hypertrophy, congenital malformation, spinal cord pathology. Clinical necessity and contraindications. Robert Peyster MD, DABR, CAQ-NR, Neuroradiologist, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Long Island, NY, 2009

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition, Clinically coordinating spinal pathology with neurological and functional sequelae including station & gait, migraines, sexual dysfunction, sleep & arousal disorders, paroxysmal disorders, radiculopathic disorders and central nervous system disorders. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI Interpretation of Herniated Disc and Spinal Cord and Root Encroachment, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered discs and their relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and the clinical correlation to spinal adjustments, manual spinal therapy and joint mobilization. Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Neuro-Trauma Surgery, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Long Island, NY, 2009

Diplomate, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, 2008

Upper Extremity Adjusting, Review of clinical rationale for upper extremity joint adjustment. Protocols, indicators and rehabilitation of wrist, elbow and shoulder subluxation. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2008

Comprehensive Metabolic Profiling Of The Complicated Patient, Introduction to comprehensive metabolic profiling including: organic acids, neurotransmitters, bloodspot fatty acid, Omega-3 Index, lipid peroxides, oxidative stress, leaky gut and the elimination diet. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2008

Chiropractors as Corrective Exercise Specialists, Introduction to a systematic process of identifying a neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction, developing a plan of action and implementing the corrective strategy. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2008

Functional Evaluation as a Screening For The Gym Athlete, Rationale and feasibility of performing functional evaluations. Components of the functional evaluation. Review of biomechanics. Expanding the evaluation to be sport specific. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2008

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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2008

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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2008

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, Newton’s, 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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2008

MRI, Bone Scan & 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, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

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-Electronystagmosgarphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2008

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. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2008

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, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2008

Interpreting Spinal Trauma MRI’s, MR Image formation and interpretation with an emphasis on normal vs. pathological, nomenclature and classification of disc pathology. Interpreting MRI in the courtroom and case reviews. New York Chiropractic College, Hazlet, NJ, 2008

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2008

Certified in Diagnostic Imaging and Interpreting Spinal Trauma with MRI, New York Chiropractic College, Bloomfield, NJ, 2008

Chiropractic Sports Injuries and Rehab, Sports Nutrition and peak performance, Emergency procedures, knee and hip evaluation and adjusting procedures, ankle and foot evaluation and adjusting procedures. University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, Quakertown, PA, 2008

Personal Injury Practice with Mock Trial Demonstration, Qualifying as a chiropractic expert witness in court & testifying regarding MRI's, MUA issues, AICRA and The Verbal Threshold, winning your PIP cases. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Toms River, NJ, 2008

Interpreting Spinal Trauma MRI’s, Overview of MRI concepts, normal MRI spinal anatomy reviewed, approach to MRI interpretation of spinal abnormalities, MRI bone  marrow and endplates, MRI disc disease, dynamic imaging of the spine, case reviews ,and  interpreting MRI in the courtroom. New York Chiropractic College, Bloomfield, NJ, 2008

Taping for Dummies, Kinesiotaping and its applications. Specific proprioceptive taping procedures. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2007

Covering the Menu of Modalities from A-Z, Review of low volt galvanic, high volt, interferential, premodulated, russian, biphasic, microcurrent electrotherapies, Application of ultrasound, heat, ice and phototherapy/laser. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2007

The use of FAKTR-PM in Daily Practice, Introduction to procedure and its use in acute/inflammatory processes, Apply the technique to chronic/overuse injuries, practical demonstration and hands on technique. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2007

Simple Adjusting Techniques & Stabilization of Lower Extremity, Review of neurophysiology as it relates to the lower extremity. Review of anatomy and adjusting techniques of the foot. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2007

Introduction to MRI in the Chiropractic Practice, Review of T1 vs. T2 images, normal anatomy, and case studies. New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, NJ, 2007

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, The fundamental of expository, scientific writing you were never taught and the common dos and don'ts of narrative report preparation from A-Z.  How to incorporate outcomes assessment and disability instruments into your reports (SCL-90-R, Oswestry, Roland-Morris, Rivermead PCS, and more) and the application of AMA guidelines in personal injury and forensic practice. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Orlando, FL, 2007

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, Auto crash reconstruction in low speed crashes: critical knowledge for today's forensic practitioners, Historical documentation in personal injury and forensic medicine applications, Comprehensive physical examination of whiplash and traumatic brain injury, MRI examination of brain, spine, and soft tissue injuries.  How and when to use diagnostic imaging modalities (SPECT, PET, fMRI, MRA, VF, etc.) and electrodiagnostics (EMG, sEMG, SSEP, VEP, etc.) Chiropractic manipulation, deep tissue massage, PT Modalities for best outcomes, Phases of Healing, Treatment Plan Design, and determination of Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI), Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Orlando, FL, 2007

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, No damage equals no injury myth exposed. In-depth analysis of brain, neck, and cervical spine trauma mechanisms. Soft tissue injuries: a comprehensive and cutting edge analysis. All clinical syndromes and conditions resulting from whiplash (WAD/CAD), seat belt and shoulder harness effects, Temporal Mandibular Disorder (TMD), Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI), Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS), Myofascial Pain Disorder (MPD), Sclerotome Pain Radiation, and Post Trauma Prognosis. Risk assessment: the fundamental key to modern forensic practice. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Orlando, FL, 2007

Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy Workshop, Anatomy and pathology of the cervical and lumbar spine. Cervical-lumbar centration, neuromobilization and stabilization workshops. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Newark, NJ, 2006

Cox Technic Seminar, Biomechanics of the human spine. Examination and algorithm of decision making for Cox Technique, biomechanics, diagnosis and treatment of facet syndrome, spondylolisthesis, cervical spine, and hands on training. National University of Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2005

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Feintuch, S., & Kovacs, J. (2017, Sep 07). “Backpack Safety Tips from NJ Experts.” [Website Article] Best of NJ, bestofnj.com

Kovacs, J. "Chiropractors." ADHD Treatments & Remedies. Top ADHD Experts Share Their Secrets to Success. Ed. Jeremy Warner, Vernon Hills: Portrait Health Publishing, 2013. E-book

Studin, M., Peyster, R., & Kovacs, J. (2009). The Clinical Application of Advanced Imaging Utilizing High Field MRI to Determine Pathology in Both the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patient. MRI Certification Course Module 6, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY.

 

SELECTED SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

Kovacs, Jordan & Weitzen, Gary (2020, April) Autism & Chiropractic: Creating a Positive Experience for our Autistic Patients. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Virtual Spring Summit, Online Coursework, NJ

Chiappetta, Gino & Kovacs, Jordan (2018, October) Cadaver Lab: Anatomy of the Spine and Review of Commonly Co-Managed Orthopedic Conditions. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Fall Summit, New Brunswick Hyatt, New Brunswick NJ

Kovacs, Jordan (2014, April) Innovative Collaborations to Optimize Care & Services Panel Discussion. Behavioral Health Expo, Brookdale College, Lincroft NJ

Kovacs, Jordan (2007, June) Safety Links [Television broadcast]. Eatontown, NJ: COTN-TV

 

SELECTED HONORS and AWARDS

Chiropractor of the Year, Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, 2020

Special Services Award, Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, 2018

Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Life University, Marietta, GA, 2001

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Spine Physicians, Member, 2009 – 2015

American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Member, 2008 – 2015

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Member, 2005 – Present

American Chiropractic Association, Member, 1998 – Present

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2008 – 2010, 2022 – Present

 

SELECTED OFFICES HELD

Workers Compensation Research Institute, NJ Advisory Committee Member, 2018, 2020 – Present

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, President – 2018 - Present

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, State Board Member – 2016 - Present

American Chiropractic Association, State Delegate - Alternate, 2013 – Present

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Regional Board Member - Central Region, 2012 – Present