Donald Gibson DC , DAAMLP
5191 South Yosemite Street Ste. A, Greenwood Village, CO, 80111
Phone: 303-771-3102
Fax: 303-796-0197
drgibson@belleviewchiro.com
http://www.belleviewchiro.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Volunteer, The Patriot Project, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019 - 2019
Team Chiropractor, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim, California, 2003 - 2008
Denver Broncos, Denver, CO, 1991 - 1992
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Idaho, License # CHIA-1886, 2018-2020
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Colorado, License # 6191, 2008-Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of California, License # 26723, 2000-2010
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, California, 1999
Internship, Back to Life Chiropractic, Santa Ana, California, 2000 - 1999
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1997
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1997
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1998
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1999
Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and Planning, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1990

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Academy of Chiropractic - Active Trauma Team Member, 2017-, Present
Level I Accreditation , Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Present
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management , Documentation in a Medical – Legal and Insurances, Constructing and concluding an E&M (99202-99205) report that accurately reflects the history, clinical findings and management of trauma cases that concurrently meets the needs of both the carriers in the courts and ethical relationship that concurrently matches the standards of both contemporary academia requirements and a contemporary literature-based standard. Diplomate, , Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management , MRI Spine Interpretation and Protocols, Contemporary acquisition protocols including slice thicknesses and sequences inclusive of the ordering process. Interpretation of axial, sagittal and coronal views in T1, T2 and stir views inclusive of the disc, spinal cord, extra-dural and intra-dural pathology. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management , Ethics and Medical Collaboration, Having referral relationships with emergency rooms, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, neurologists, neuroradiologist and medical primary care providers based upon clinical dilemmas that processed after a thorough history, examination and imaging if clinically indicated to conclude diagnostic dilemmas. Utilizing evidence-based protocols and acquisition of images and treatment pathways, collaborating with medical specialists and primaries to conclude and accurate treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management , Documentation in Medical Collaborative Cases, Concluding an E&M report in cases involving medical primary care providers of medical specialists that have complicated case histories, significant risk factors, and inconclusive findings. Triage and management of complicated cases requiring the clinical evaluation, advanced imaging and electrodiagnostics. Diplomate, , Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology - Part 1 , 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, 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 Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology - Part 2, Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia, hypoperfusion, infarct and penumbra zones and emboli. Cardiac etiologies and clinical features as precursor to stroke with associated paradoxical emboli and thrombotic etiologies. Historical and co-morbidities that have etiology in stroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. 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 Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. 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 Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Clinical Evaluation & Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infratentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. Texas Chiropractic College, 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 Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management , The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and pathology as short and long term sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the decades long evidence as published in indexed peer reviewed literature verifying chiropractic’s role. Academy of Chiropractic Cleveland University Kansas City, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Role of Chiropractic in National Healthcare, Understand the pathobiomechanical basis for care and then how to communicate that to the public and collaborative medical physicians. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Neurology of Chiropractic Adjustment and Vertebral Subluxation, Discuss the neurological pathways from the thrust, to the lateral horn to the brain connection along with how the brain actually processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based upon the indexed literature. Dissecting neuro-bio-mechanical lesions form diagnosis through treatment utilizing biomechanics in a literature-based model. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian Coordinate 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, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, To utilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnoising 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, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis.The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, occular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyze pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, igitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2019
Frontal Plane Spine Modeling: The Optimum Spine, Predictable Compensation and Subluxation, Learn about the optimum spine based on anatomy, physiology and resistance to gravity. Learn the effects of x-ray projection to the frontal plane radiograph. Study predictable compensatory patterns due to x- ray distortion, compensatory patterns and pseudo-scoliosis. Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Spinal organization: Pattern analysis of the compensated spine, Study segmental alignment and normal coupling, inter-regional coupling, global balance, segmental, regional and global organization of the compensated spine. Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Spinal Organization: Gait Analysis, Understand normal biomechanical motions of the pelvis, lumbar spine and torso during the gait cycle and how it relates to compensation, spinal distortion and subluxation. Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Spinal Organization: Normal Compensation, Study lumbar coupling, torso coupling and chiropractic listings, predictable spine distortion, physical findings and adjusting. Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Optimum Spine Modeling: Sagittal Plane, Understand the optimum geometry of the sagittal plane spine curves, gravitational loading, balance and equilibrium, sudden impact injuries and curve distortion, curve loading, compensation of all the sagittal curves due to cervical injury, predictable segmental failures in the frontal plane due to curve distortion. View clinical examples of cervical curve injury, digital x-ray analysis and documentation. Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Motion Study Analysis: Cervical Spine, Analyze normal segmental motion, motion asymmetry and determining adjustment vectors. Assess ligament instability and alteration of motion segment integrity. Learn adjusting solutions. Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Motion Study Analysis: Lumbar Spine, Analyze normal segmental motion, motion asymmetry and determining adjustment vectors. Assess ligament instability and alteration of motion segment integrity. Learn adjusting solutions Academy of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2019
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury Concussion (MTBI), Deferentially diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation, Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life. Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in the onset and in the middle of passive care with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburser’s requirements for complete documentation. Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards], Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocationa and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. 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 Department, Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Documenting & Credentials in Collaborative Health Care, History, past history, risk factors and review of systems in developing a differential diagnosis. The clinical correlation of clinical evaluation, advanced imaging and necessary electrodiagnosis in concluding and accurate diagnosis, progn.osis and treatment plan and indications for collaborative care Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards , Greenwood Village, CO, 2019
Biomechanical Spinal Analysis Seminar, The clinical model is a structural and mechanical engineering approach based on x-ray physics, mathematics and statistical analysis. The normal movements of gait are integrated in this total biomechanical approach to explain spine distortion, predictable functional scoliosis and lumbar disc failure. Case studies are demonstrated to radiographic analyses and physical findings to determine clinical solutions and soft tissue rehabilitation. 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 Department, Chicago, IL, 2019
State of Colorado Workers Compensation, Level I Accreditation, Chronology of a Workers' Compensation Case. Case examples, assessing and reporting. Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Denver, Colorado, 2019
State of Colorado Workers Compensation, Level I Accreditation, Is it work related? Medical Causality and Risk Assessment. Case Examples and Causation Analysis. Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Denver, CO - Colorado, 2019
State of Colorado Workers Compensation, Level I Accreditation, "Must Know" Rules for Workers' Compensation Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Denver, CO - Colorado, 2019
State of Colorado Workers Compensation, Level I Accreditation, Colorado's Medical Treatment Guidelines Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Denver, CO - Colorado, 2019
State of Colorado Workers Compensation, Level I Accreditation, Colorado Spine and Chronic Pain Workshop Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Denver, CO - Colorado, 2019
State of Colorado Workers Compensation, Level I Accreditation, Shoulder / TOS Workshop Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers' Compensation  , Denver, CO - Colorado, 2019
Documenting Trauma and Non-Trauma Cases & Triaging Disc Pathology, Triage, care and collaboration for herniated, bulged, protruded, extruded and fragmented spinal discs. Compliant documentation of evaluation and management of new and established patients inclusive of chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, past-family-social histories with case management protocols and the required elements. Clinically coordinating treatment with subjective complaints, clinical findings and diagnosis for each encounter. Cleveland University-Kansas City Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
The Basics of 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards , Buffalo, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards , Long Island, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards , Long Island, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards , Long Island, NY, 2018
Orthopedic Testing: Grand Rounds, How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards , Long Island, NY, 2018
MRI of the Spine, Increase ability to interpret the radiology reports of MRI scans on patients and integrate this information into their treatment plans. Fetterman Events, Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK, Denver, Colorado, 2018
MRI of the Spine, Enhance and increase ability to look at MRI scans and have a better understanding of the anatomy and pathology that may be present in patients. Fetterman Events, Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK, Denver, CO, 2018
MRI of the Spine, Demonstrate the powerful correlation of orthopedic, biomechanic, x-ray, and posture exams. Gain a biomechanical perspective from imaging. Fetterman Events, Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK, Denver, CO, 2018
MRI of the Spine, Review of normal anatomy with advanced imaging and selected case studies related to spondylolysis and stress injuries. Fetterman Events, Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK, Denver, CO, 2018
MRI of the Spine, Multiple case studies that cover lesions that should be left alone without further intervention or treatment (with multiple modalities included). Various case studies from chiropractic offices across the nation were reviewed. Fetterman Events, Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK, Denver, CO, 2018
MRI of the Spine, How posture can predispose someone to a disc lesion and the biomechanics as it relates to the disc. Enhance ability to look ah the images and have a better understanding of thee anatomy as it pertains to disc lesions. Fetterman Events, Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK, Denver, CO, 2018
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Connective Tissue (Ligament-Disc-Muscle) Morphology, 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, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. [Texas Chiropractic College, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Trauma Pathology, 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 The by Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post -Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequella 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, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Trauma Pathology: 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, 2018
Spinal Trauma Pathology: Research and documentation Review, 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, 2018
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, Recall the basic steps of CPR for adults, children, and infants. Demonstrate the basic steps of CPR for adults, children and infants Perform rescue breathing for adults, children and infants. Administer breaths using a bag-valve mask device and pocket face mask. Perform CPR as a lone rescuer or as part of a two-rescuer team. Demonstrate the appropriate procedure and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) American Heart Association , Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2017
Spinal Bio-Engineering , A course describing the structural and functional organization of the spinal-pelvic system. Fundamental and advanced concepts on spinal biomechanics are introduced by presenting a coherent spinal model describing normal segmental coupling, regional adaptation and global compensation. The clinical model is a structural and mechanical engineering approach based on x-ray physics, mathematics and statistical analysis. The normal movements of gait are integrated in this total biomechanical approach to explain spine distortion, predictable functional scoliosis and lumbar disc failure. Case studies are demonstrated to radiographic analyses and physical findings to determine clinical solutions and soft tissue rehabilitation. Academy of Chiropractic, Raymond Wiegand, D.C., St. Louis, Missouri, 2017
The Optimum Spine, Predictable Compensation and Subluxation, Predictable spine distortion, Motion Segment Coupling, Compensation and Subluxation. Documentation: Digital X-ray Analysis, clinical documentation and interpretation Integrated adjusting techniques. The relationship of gait analysis to predictable pelvic compensation. Academy of Chiropractic, Raymond Wiegand, D.C., St. Louis, Missouri, 2017
Sagittal Plane Spinal Modeling and Predictable Subluxation, Spinal Modeling, the optimum geometry of the sagittal plane curves. Cervical and lumbar motion study analysis. Spinal Rehabilitation using resistance exercises specific unilateral spinal exercises as determined from the spinal configuration. Academy of Chiropractic, Raymond Wiegand, D.C., St. Louis, Missouri, 2017
Evidence Based Spine Care: Epidemiology of spine care, the opioid epidemic and spinal manipulation for pain management, Functional neuroanatomy and neurochemistry of pain perception, including descending modulation of pain in the central nervous system. Review of specific research outlining spinal manipulations influence on the central nervous system in the spine pain patient. Clinical assessment and interprofessional communications relating to the diagnosis and management of the mechanical spine pain patient. Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Denver, Colorado, 2017
Evidence Based Spine Care: Spinal biomechanics and response to trauma. Detailed review of spinal instability, mechanical spine trauma and global spinal biomechanical balance, The influence of spinal sagittal curvature, pelvic incidence, sacral slope and pelvic tilt on conservative and surgical care outcomes. Clinical correlation with radiographic and advanced imaging findings specific to the spine pain patient. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Denver, Colorado, 2017
Evidence Based Spine Care: Coordination of care and clinical documentation associated with interprofessional communication, Focus on the safety of chiropractic management of the spine pain patient and review of research related to specific phases of care, acute intervention, corrective care and health maintenance care were reviewed. Documentation and workflows related to an interprofessional team approach focusing on compliance and delivery in the modern practice environment. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Denver, Colorado, 2017
Spine MR Evaluation, Spine pain with normal MRI findings and your patient is in pain. Commonly missed MRI findings that may address your patients pain. New possibilities in the diagnosis, management and ultimately treatment for your injured patients. New & customized sequences can better identify possible facetogenic pain syndromes. New MRI imaging targets and imaging planes can better assess spine alignment. Ugorji Radiology Consultants, LLC, Aurora, CO, 2017
Fascial Movement Taping, Understand the physiological effects of kinesiology taping. Understand its role and use for the applications of rehabilitation, edema management, neuropathic pain, scar mobility and posture improvement. Introduce the concept of a longitudinal muscle chain approach to the elastic therapeutic taping and a myofascial sequencing model of “Taping movements, not muscles". RockTape, Littleton, Colorado, 2016
Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201, Outline the most commonly encountered neurological complaints of pregnancy that a D.C. might encounter in practice. Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care. Modify normal practices, techniques and methods to accommodate for the biomechanical changes of the pregnancy patient. Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, ChiroCredit.com, Greenwood Village , Colorado, 2016
Management of Common Conditions 203, Recognize concussion signs and symptoms. Differentiate concussion grades. Identify anatomical structures related to concussions. Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions. Interpret diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion progress and create treatment plan. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, ChiroCredit.com, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2016
Management of Common Conditions 203b, Discuss neurophysiology of musculoskeletal dysfunction. Create new memory patterns to restore neuromascular integration. Demonstrate manual methods to reduce muscular dysfunction. Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques. Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, ChiroCredit.com, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2016
Coding and Documentation 202, Define the R of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services Illustrate the different methods of evaluating spinal range of motion. Define the T of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services. Define the short, moderate and long term diagnoses for Medicare. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, ChiroCredit.com, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2016
Physical Therapy 101, Discuss the use of electrotherapy to control pain. Discuss the use of post-fracture manipulation. Construct therapeutic exercises for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, ChiroCredit.com, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2016
How to prepare for ICD-10 coding changes, Identify coding systems used for reimbursement, and indicate the relationship between patient record documentation and accurate coding. Availity, LLC - AAPC, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2016
Traumatic Lumbar Syndrome, Identify internal disorders that cause back pain, unrelated to activity. Perform lumbar spine ROM, muscle power, reflex and sensations and orthopedic examinations. Ability to provide a differential diagnosis. Identify injuries consistent with lumbar strain and lumbar sprain. Ability to identify and diagnose musculoskeletal disorders and conditions. Identify and treat neck and back injuries, whiplash, and soft tissue injuries caused by an auto collision. Dr. Daniel P. Dock, Denver , Colorado, 2015
Sports Injuries, The Chiropractor’s Role on the Athletic Health Care Team, Sport Injury Mechanisms, Terminology and First Aid Game Plan Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete Texas Chiropractic College, Greenwood Village, CO, 2014
Evaluation and Manual Therapy for Tempromandibular Joint Dysfunction, Learning objectives of this course was to review anatomy and physiology of the TMJ complex. How to proper evaluate and treat through history, examination, inhibitory treatments, mobilizations, take home exercises and co-treatment with the dental professionals. MedBridge Education, Greenwood Village, CO, 2014
Essentials in Concussion Management, Review of concussion prevalence, neurobiology, definitions, signs and symptoms, sideline evaluations, return to play protocols, cognitive and physical rest, neuropsychological tests, second impact syndrome and the role of protective equipment. Also, imaging, various treatment modalities, return to plat protocols, SCAT3, Child-SCAT3 and the PPE evaluation. HealthPath Education, Greenwood Village, CO, 2014
Accurate and Appropriate Chiropractic Documentation, All aspects of clinical documentation to include consultation and history; physical exam findings, tests and measurements; subjective complaints; functional goals; diagnosis and treatment plans. Record keeping to include abbreviations, components of patient health records, request and release of records, record retention and consent to test. KMC University, Colorado Chiropractic Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2013
Functional Assessment and Chiropractic Treatment of the Cervical Spine, Understand how to create an assessment using principals of function, creating an assessment using functional anatomy and why it is important to look at the kinetic chain in the assessment. Differentiate between acute and chronic treatment strategies and the functional treatment of the cervical spine. Nicholas Studholme DC, CCSP, CCEP, FAFS, MedBridge Education, Health Path Education, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2013
The Kinesio Taping Method: Upper and Lower Extermities, The various conditions that can be treated with the application of Kinesio Tape and the unique qualities of Kinesio Tape and how the effects on tissue layers and recoil quality. Taping applications for shoulder, elbow, knee and hip conditions.. Kenzo kase, DC, Jim Wallis, MS, ATC, Masahiro Takakura, ND, LAc, DC, MedBridge Education, Health Path Education, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2013
Dissection of the Knee: A Comprehensive Layered Analysis, All aspects of the knee to include superficial landmarks of the knee, lateral and posterolateral, medial and posteromedial and intra-articular structures of the knee. To include the anatomic course and main biomechanical function of the main structures, biomechanical and clinical examination implications to injuries to the structures as well as safe rehabilitation after injury or surgery. Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD, MedBridge Education, Health Path Education, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2013
Overview of Mechanical Neurobiology, Understand the influences of proprioception and the importance of mechanorecpetors in regards to specific tissues. Learn and review the common types of headaches, as well as an in-depth understanding the trigeminocervical nucleus, inputs and the influences of the motor nucleus cranial nerve V. Daniel Murphy, DC, DABCO, MedBridge Education, Health Path Education, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2013
Coding and Documentation, 2013
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, Long Island, 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 and 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, Long Island, 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, Long Island, New York, 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, Long Island, New York, 2010
MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and 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, Robert Peyster, MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, New York, 2010
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagital views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create and 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, Long Island, New York, 2010
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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster, MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, New York, 2010
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, Long Island, New York, 2010
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, Long Island, New York, 2010
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, Long Island, New York, 2010
Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Paatient, 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2009
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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2009
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, Newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2009
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2009
Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protcols and clinical indications for the trauma patient CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2009
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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2009
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, New York, 2009
MRI Disc & Spinal Cord and Spinal Canal Pathology, MRI interpretation of spinal disc pathologies as a result of trauma and degenerative factors and resultant neurological compromise. Spinal cord and spinal canal pathologies and 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, New York, 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, New York, 2009
Rule 22 Documentation Seminar: Full Seminar, Documentation guidelines and requirements for the Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) CPT codes used on the routine chiropractic visit. Proper documentation requirements for every aspect of the possible services that could be rendered in a routine visit and explain the use of all forms required for outstanding documentation of encounter specific medical necessity Colorado Chiropractic Association, Denver, Colorado, 2009
Scoliosis Workshop, Passive, active and re-active care definitions, the neurology of re-active care, review of muscle physiology and posture, evaluating types of scoliosis, global biomechanics and dominant stance, solid surface NMR application, destabilized surface NMR application, case presentation, hands on application and training, critical thinking and problem solving discussion, research and development open discussion. C.L.E.A.R. Institute, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, Texas, 2008
Acupuncture Society of America, Basic Certification – 100 hour course, Part 1, Understanding the basics including: introduction to components of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), The 14 Main Meridian pathways ,Classical Superficial Circulation of Energy – Lung through Liver, Explanation of how meridian imbalance can cause a vertebral subluxation and conversely how a subluxation can cause meridian imbalance - the connection between the principles of chiropractic and acupuncture. American Society of Acupuncture, Kansas City, Missouri, 2008
X-ray seminar: “The Imaging Super Sleuth Series", Practical, and substantial review of the spine, upper, lower extremities and the shoulder as well as covering mechanisms leading to specific trauma. Innercalm Associates, Irvine, California, 2008
Radiology and Adjustive Techniques of the Lower Extremity. , Cleveland Chiropractic College, Irvine, California, 2007
X-ray seminar: “Practical Tips in X-ray for Everyday Use”, , Research and approaches to chronic pain in your patients. Innercalm Associates, Irvine, California, 2005
Industrial Disability Examiner and Qualified Medical Examiner, Medical-Legal Report Writing and Related Case Management Issues The Palmer Institute of Professional Advancement, Irvine, California, 20052002
The New Era in Whiplash and Spinal Trauma, Part 1, Life Chiropractic College West, San Diego, California, 2001
Radiology, Diagnosis and Case Management, ABC's of Lumbar Spine, Spondylolisthesis; Active versus Inactive, Disc Pathology and Protocols, Systematic Approach to Bone Disease. Logan Chiropractic College Post Doctoral Division, Terry R. Yochum, DC, DACBR, Denver, Colorado, 2010
Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequella to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2010
Mindset and States of Being and Interaction, Transform your thinking so that you understand and are able to treat patients with the ultimate care. Understanding the psychology of how patients and people think of healing while they are in pain. Colorado Chiropractic Association, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2011
Knee Injury and Treatment, Common knee injuries in sports and the specific chiropractic treatments used to care for them. Biomechanics of the knee, clinical examination of the knee, radiographic examination, diagnostic imaging of the knee, treatment approaches and rehabilitation strategies. Colorado Chiropractic Association, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2011
Orthopedic and Neurologic Evaluation, Physical examination techniques and findings, Orthopedic testing procedures and findings, neurological testing procedures ad findings, techniques to develop an accurate diagnostic impression, neuromuscular pathologies. Texas Chiropractic College, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 2011
Risk Management / Documentation Strategies, Chiropractic documentation skills utilizing accurate, comprehensive, record keeping methodologies and risk management techniques. This comprehensive, interactive program will enhance the chiropractic clinician’s knowledge base regarding Medicare P.A.R.T. Guidelines implemented, S.O.A.P. notes, treatment goal and treatment plan reporting and the use of appropriate CPT, Evaluation and Management and CMT coding. Texas Chiropractic College, Division of Postgraduate Studies, Pasadena, Texas, 2012
Whiplash: Trauma to the Head and Neck, Fractures of the Cervical Spine. Review of Plain Films; what to take and when, Compression Fractures, Pillar Fractures, Atlas and Axis Fractures - Subtle Odontoid Fractures and how to avoid missing them. Computed Tomography: Burst Fractures of the Vertebral Body and Acute Cervical Spine Cord Syndrome. MRI Scans: Bone Bruise and Disc Herniations. Dislocations of the Cervical Spine: Unilateral Facet Dislocations, Bilateral Facet Dislocations, Pilar Fractures and Ligamentous Injuries of the Cervical Spine - the use of MRI for accurate imaging. Injuries to the Spinal Cord: Cord Contusion - MR Imaging Perspectives and is there still a place for Myelography? Post-traumatic Disc Herniations: CT vs MRI - which is the examination of choice? Terry Yochum, DC - Colorado Chiropractic Association, Denver, Colorado, 2012
Lower Extremity Adjusting, Review of terminology as well as biomechanics, neurology, examination procedures, indicators, and adjusting protocols for the most common subluxation patterns of the feet that are found in the typical practice. Extremity adjusting for the most commonly encountered extremity conditions as well as stabilization and rehabilitative procedures for the lower extremity. Mark Charette, DC - Colorado Chiropractic Association, Denver, Colorado, 2012

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Active Trauma Team Member, 2017 - 2019
Academy of Chiropractic, 2009 - 2019
CPR Certification, 1999 - 2019
American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, 2009 - 2011
Colorado Chiropractic Association, 2008 - 2011