Ralph Latyschow DC , DAAMLP
577 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ, 08816
Phone: 732-238-1224
doclatyschow@gmail.com
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of NJ, License # 38MC00256500, 1983-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Northwestern College of Chiropractic, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1983
Internship, St. Paul Chiropractic Clinic , St. Paul, Minnesota, 1982 - 1983
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1984
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1984
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1979

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

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. Certification in AACME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York, 2016
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 comormidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. Certification in AACME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2016
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbibity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff's law. Certification in AACME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo,, NY, 2016
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalmus and cortices involvement. Certification in AACME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo,, NY, 2016
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 Certification in AACME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2016
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair , Triaging the injured and deferentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and permanency prognosis potential. Certification in AACME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, Ny, 2016
New Blood Biomarkers Useful for Concussion Diagnosis, The utilization of GFAP and UCH-I-1 in determining traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury and mild-moderate traumatic brain injury as a triage tool to manage head trauma Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education, Medscape, 2016
Primary Spine Care - Central Nervous System Processing of Pain and Physiology, Central neural pathways of pain and higher cortical responses to pain and the effect of high amplitude low velocity forces on mechanoreceptors and proprioceptors. The effects of neuropetides on the hypothalmus, pituitary and adrenal axis when treating patients Certification in Academy of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, NY, 2016
Primary Spine Care - MRI Bone edema and Degeneration, The effects of trauma on spinal vertebral segments and the short and long term sequellae to morthology, identyfying and diagnosing bone edema, spurring, types of Modic and Pfeiffer changes Certification in Academy of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, NY, 2016
Primary Spine Care - Hospital and Emergency Room Care, Identifying spinal lesions inclusive of cord nd root lesion through examiantion and advanced imaging in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan to effectively triage in collaboration and coordination with medical specialists and emergency department physicians. Deferentially diagnosing and triaging disc degenerative bulges, traumatic disc bulges, protrusion herniations, extrusion herniations and fragmented herniations along with managing traumatically induced pain as a sequellae to degenrative disc traumal Certification in Academy of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, NY, 2016
Interprofessional Collaboration to Improve Health Care, Creating patient centered approaches to healthcare to improve outcomes in treatment models while concurrently reducing risk Certification in Medscape, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education, 2016
Establishing Roles and Reponsibilities for Inter-professional Care Team Members, Defining roles in a collaborative environment based upon skills, knowledge and abilities of each provider while engaging patients in the process Certification in Medscape, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education, 2016
Holistic Approach to Concussion Mnagement, The most effective management and recovery treatment strategy from concussion injuries and working with multidisciplinary team and the multiple evidence based modalities available to effectively address them Certification in New York College of Chiropractic, Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Monroe, NJ, 2016
MRI History and Physics , Magnetic fields, T1, 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. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with State University of New York at Buffalo, Schol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with State University of New York at Buffalo, Schol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with State University of New York at Buffalo, Schol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extrdueral, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with State University of New York at Buffalo, Schol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with State University of New York at Buffalo, Schol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
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 a sequelae. Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with State University of New York at Buffalo, Schol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Interpretationof Spinal Cord, Spinal Disc and Spinal Canal Disorders, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged, sequestered discs and spinal stenosis as sequalae of ligamentous hypertrophy, congenital malformation, spinal cord pathology. Clinical necessity and contraindications. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cumulative Trauma Disorders Headaches, Chiropractic Evaluation and Management Whiplash and Brain Traumatology Low Back Pain; Diagnosis and Treatment NY Chiropractic Council, New York, 2011
Managing the No-fault Practice Under 2010 Laws and 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, New Jersey, 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 counselling, prescribe/dispense nutritional supplements, utilize modalities/therapies without adjusting, treat extremities, and order additional diagnostic test/studies. Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions , The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. . CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2010
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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2010
Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, , The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2010
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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2010
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, M.D., D.A.B.R., C.A.Q.-N.R., Neuroradiologist, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, New York, 2009
AMA Guides of 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, New York, 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, M.D., Neurosurgeon, Neuro-Trauma Surgery, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, New York, 2009
Radiographic Training Interpreting Spinal Trauma MRI’s, Interpretation and protocols for the use of an MRI in the spine. York College of Chiropractic,, Bloomington, New Jersey, 2007
Whiplash and Brain Traumatology: Whiplash – An Overview, , The effects and dynamics of a whiplash injury on the brain, spinal structures, and surrounding soft tissues in a acceleration – deceleration traumatic occurrence, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Newark, New Jersey, 2002
Whiplash and Brain Traumatology: Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Differential diagnosis of spinal trauma, the use of radiographs and other advanced imaging, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, , Newark, New Jersey, 2002
Whiplash and Brain Traumatology: Narrative Reports and Accident Reconstruction, Documentation and report writing for insurance carriers and court testimony Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Newark, New Jersey, 2002
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cumulative Trauma Disorders, The causality, effects, and treatment of repetitious use disorders affecting the upper and lower extremities, National College of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Education, Lombard, Illinois, 2000
Outcome Assessment of Vertebral Subluxations in the Personal Injury File, The effects of trauma on the vertebral spinal column and its prognosis, Western States Chiropractic, Newark, New Jersey, 2000
Medical Impairment Examination, The evaluation of the spine and extremities and the functional losses in their personal, social and work environment through an impairment rating system Medical Management Consultants, 1998
Low Back Pain, Diagnosis and Treatment, , Differential diagnosis and treatment of lower back conditions, including MRI and CT studies James M. Cox, D.C., D.A.B.C.O, 1998
Headaches, Chiropractic Evaluation and Management, Differential diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with headaches New York Chiropractic College, Newark, New Jersey, 1997
Arthritic, Metabolic, Endocrine and Nutritional Disorders of the Spine, Differential diagnosis of various disorders of the spine Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Newark, New Jersey, 1996
Central Nervous System: Infections and Tumors, Differential diagnosis of spinal conditions that require medical intervention Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Newark, New Jersey, 1995
Chiropractic Orthopedics – Cervical Disc, Trauma, and Cervicobrachial Syndrome, Diagnosis and treatment of patients presenting with injuries to the cervical spine Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Newark, New Jersey, 1990
Clinical Application of Cold Laser, Mechanism of action of cold laser therapy, laser protocols, and the application of use with cervical, lumbar, shoulder, hip, wrist and knee conditons, American Institute of Medical Laser Applications, New York College of Chiropractic, Monroe, NJ 2012
MRI Spine and Disc Pathology, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded and sequestered disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequella in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Utilization of MRI sequencing to maximize visulaization of pathology in the trauma and non-trauma patient, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, New Jersey Office of Attorney General, Division of Consumers Affairs, State Board of Chiropractic, Woodbridge, NJ, 2013.

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, 2008 - Present
Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, 2006 - Present
New Jersey Chiropractic Society, 1984 - 2006
American Chiropractic Association, 1984 - 1995

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Paul Harris Fellow Recipeint, Rotary Club of South River - East Brunswick, 1992

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Rotary Club of South River - East Brunswick, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 1984 - 2015
Co-Chairman of Fund Raising for the Autism Program, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2014 - 2015
Co-Chairman of "Gift of Life", East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007 - 2008
President of the South River - East Brunswick Rotary Cluboa, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 1989 - 1990