Edward Chudzikiewicz DC , C.C.I.C.
340 Maple Street, Suite 101, Marlboro, MA, 01752
Phone: 508-481-1133
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http://www.marlborochiro.com
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Massachusetts, License # 458, 1977-
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977
Internship, Cleveland Chiropractic College Outpatient Facility, Kansas City, Missouri, 1976 - 1977
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1977
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1977
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry/Economics, Park College, Parkville, Missouri, 1972

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Current Literature Standards of MRI Spine Interpretation: Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine Interpretation of the spine. How to triage a trauma and non-trauma with advanced imaging and document the necessity. We will also cover the basics of MRI Spine Interpretation inclusive of all types of herniations, bulges. Certification in Current Literature of MRI Spine Interpretation: Primary Spine Care 5, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2018
Evidenced Base Care in a collaborative Setting, Primary Spine Care 5, A literature based model for collaborating with hospitals, medical primary care providers and specialists. Reviewing the documentation requirements to communicate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with medical entities and having the evidence as a basis for those recommendations. Certification in Evidence Based Care in a Collaborative Setting, Primary Spine Care 5, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2018
Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI spine The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and potential pathology as sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the most recent evidence as outlined in indexed peer reviewed literature over the past 10 years verifying chiropractic's role. Certification in Primary Spine Care 5, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2018
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment; Primary Spine Care 5, The biological, neurological and mechanical mechanisms and pathways from the thrust to the dorsal horn and brain connection and how the brain processes the chiropractic adjustment based upon the literature. Car paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from an outcome basis. Certification in Primary Spine Care 5, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Long Island, New York, 2018
Incoporating Mechanical Diagnosis in Spine Care, What Every Spine Clinician Should Know Mechanical Diagnosing Spinal Conditions Certification in Mechanical Diagnosis Spine Care, North American Spine Society, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Webinar, Webinar, 2018
MRI of the Spine, Essentials for the Spine Specialist Diplomate, Marlboro Chiropractic Health, North American Spine Society, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Online-Webinar, MA Massachusetts, 2018
Nutrition Considerations For Spine Disorders Webinar, Proper nutrition to maintain a healthy Spine Diplomate, marlboro chiropractic health, North American Spine Society, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Online-Webinar, MA Massachusetts, 2018
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, New York, 2018
Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, , Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age-dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff's Law and radicular clinical presentation. Certification in Neurology of Chiropractic Care and Ligament Pathology from Trauma, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, New York, 2017
Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care., Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care. Certification in Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, New York, 2017
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care., Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of spinal system and central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing net work and the HPA Axis (hypopthalmus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic adjustment. Certification in Bio-Neuro- Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, New York, 2017
Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Mechanoreceptor ethical interprofessional relationships based upon an evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and concludes Certification in Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island, New York, 2017
Trauma Based Diagnostics, The utilization and integration of advanced diagnostic modalities of MRI. bone scan, EMG-NCV, CAT scan, and x-ray digitizing in the diagnosing the trauma-based patient. Clinically coordinating the trauma history, the patient's symptomatology and clinical examination findings with advanced diagnostic modality findings and co-managing the trauma case with medical specialists. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Pace Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015
IME & Peer Review Documentation and Rebuttals, Medical-legal documentation requirements and the utilization evidenced based findings in rebutting third party reporting when clinically indicated. The utilization of state regulations a­nd legislation to ensure compliance in third party reporting reporting. Management of all diagnostic testing and  treatment protocols inclusive of functional losses in documentation.  Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015
Compliance, Establishing proper office compliance with Federal and State regulations. T.O.P Education Seminars, Affordable Care Act Compliance Program Mandate, Medicare and Medicaid., Westford, Massachusetts, 2015
Primary Spine Care, Neurophysiological central and peripheral nervous systems mechanisms of pain with intergrated higher cortical functions of the thalamus, cingulate, amygdala. pre-frontal, motor and sensory cortexes. Trauma and chronic pain care efecting mechanoreceptors, nociceptors and proprioceptors through adjustive therapy based upon evidenced based care and current literature verification. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Islandia, New York, Long Island, New York, 2015
Primary Spine Care with Interdisciplinary Collaborative Care,, Triage of patients based upon MRI findings of disc herniation, disc bulge, protrusion, extrusion or sequestrations and spinal cord or nerve root negative sequella, clinical findings of neuro-compressive pathologies and neurodiagnostic findings of EMG-NCV, SSEP, VEP, BAER, VEP and V-ENG findings, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropracitc,, Islandia, New York, Long Island, New York, 2015
Breaking the ICD-10 Code and Record Keeping, The process for transitioning from the ICD-9 codes to the ICD-10 codes for all those that are required under the Health Insurance Portability Act (HIPAA). T.O.P Education Seminars, Westford, Massachusetts, 2014
Coding and Documentation 204, Documentation issues involving Colossus value drivers. Croft guidelines for the treatment of cervical acceleration deceleration injuries, Defining Colossus prognoses, Defining the 5 grades of injury severity of Croft Guidelines. Defining critical points of documentation of personal injury cases and concepts that personal injury attorneys look for in documentation and differences between subjective and objective testimony. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2013
Coding and Documentation 203, Documentation of mechanisms of injury and the key components of impairment evaluations. The differences between impairment and disability. The components of an impairment evaluation and justification of treatments. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2013
Coding and Documentation 202, Documentation of mechanisms of injury and key components of impairment evaluations. Justification of treatments and outcome assessments. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2013
Coding and Documentation 201, Standards of documentation, problem-oriented medical record and P.A.R.T. standards of Insurance reporting, concept of outcome assessments in clinical practice, methods of improving medical necessity. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2013
Documentation 150, Importance of basic record keeping requirements. The importance and benefits of thorough chart documentation from the standpoint of the patient, the clinician, the profession and third party payors. Distinguishing between maintenance and supportive care. Appropriate application of the chiropractic spinal manipulation codes (CMT). University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2011
Forensic Diplomate 101, The differences between the deposition and trial The fundamentals and subtleties of the discovery of evidence. Distinguishing between discovery and impeachment. The steps involved in a deposition and trial. Critical issues encountered in the deposition process. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2011
Documentation 153, Documenting Bodily/Personal Injury Cases, Medical documentation record-keeping for proper patient care and adherence to insurance value based parameters. Skills necessary to incorporate an outcomes-based, evidence-influenced approach to patient-centered health. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2011
Evidence Based Outcomes 201, Outcomes assessment in chiropractic practice. Guidelines and recommendations for use of outcomes measures in daily practice. Clinician driven outcome measures and the strength of evidence supporting them along with their clinical significance and utilization. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2011
Impairment 102, AMA Guides, 5th Edition, ome of the criteria used by formally trained forensic examiners. Certain practices that lead forensic examiners to question the credibility of reports or "IME providers." Certain practices that lead impairment rating reviewers/auditors to question the credibility of reports or raters. Skill sets necessary when formulating an impairment rating based on evidence-based literature. Science and AMA Guides 5th edition criteria. Action steps for minimizing risks when submitting an impairment rating report. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2011
Neurology 101-102, The neurological aspects of manipulation and the neurological effects of manipulation. The basics of cellular physiology as it relates to manipulation. Mechanoreceptors and their fibers. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2010
Neurological Examination 104, The reflex systems. An appropriate examination of the reflexes, including deep tendon, superficial, visceral and pathological reflexes. The anatomy associated with reflexes. Properly grade and record reflexes. Interpret the results of reflexes. un, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2010
Neurological Examination 106, Clinical Assessment of Pain and Function, The psychophysiological profile of pain patients. Treatment of pain. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2010
Independent Medical Examination 101, Proper review of patients’ history and documentation. with key components focused on complaints and outcome assessments with treatment protocols. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2010
Rehabilitation 104-105, trength training and proprioception including definition, measurement, and clinical rehabilitation. The strength training principles. Illustrate components of a training session. Summarizing rehabilitation recommendations for proprioceptive deficits. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, c, 2010
Orthopedic MR Review,, MRI review of brachial plexus, pectoral tears and shoulder labral tears. Cervical and thoracic spine MRI reviews. Imaging review of knee ligament and tendon pathology. Hand and wrist ligament and tendon pathology. University of Massachusetts Medical School and Shields Health Care Group, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 2010
MRI, Basic principles of MRI imaging as it relates to the lumbar spine. Normal anatomy of the lumbar spine on MRI images. Gross pathology associated with the most common MRI presentations associated with general chiropractic practice. The necessity of MRI imaging for lumbar pathology. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2009
Spinal Decompression, Define spinal decompression therapy, demonstrate decompression table structure and use, describe the relevant anatomy of the lumbar spine, critically examine published reports of clinical outcomes of decompression therapy, present and discuss clinical outcomes of decompression therapy, determine spinal decompression table treatment protocols. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2009
Acupuncture, History and Philosophy of Acupuncture, Differentiating Yin/Yang and the Five Elements/Phases. The most significant events in acupuncture history from the early 20th century to the present time. Acupuncture theory (Yin/Yang, Qi and Five Elements). Differentiate Yin/Zang organs and Yang/Fu organs. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2009
Stroke and Manipulation, Stroke and spinal manipulation: anatomy, epidemiology, pathogenesis of dissections and triggers, neurological syndromes, clinical management. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2006
Nutrition, Antioxidants, vitamin E, silymarin, magnesium and whole grains. Nutritional treatment for cardiovascular disease. Nutritional treatment for hypertension, peripheral vascular disease and other cardiovascular conditions University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2005
Spinal Pain Syndromes, Diagnosis, documentation and treatment of spinal pain conditions. Types of pain syndromes and their causes, with specific treatment protocols. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2004
Sports Medicine, Golf, an overview of injury assessment and rehab, balance, and coordination. Muscles used in the swing, chiropractic's influence, practical swing suggestions, and physical conditioning. Fundamentals of the swing and ball flight, golf injuries, injury prevention, shoulder muscles used in the swing. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2003
Lower Back Pain, Origins and how different spine conditions could affect chiropractic treatment. Pediatric and adult anterior knee pain. What is MRI? Indications and contraindications for use. Cases that require contrast and the contraindications for an MRI. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2003
Orthopedics, Orthopedic considerations of knee and cervical spine. The effects of knee proprioception after ACL reconstruction. Effects of manual therapy in whiplash. The orientation of the cervical facet joints. Aspects of the lateral collateral ligament of the knee. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2002
Orthopedics, Cervical spine biomechanics and whiplash, muscle adaptation to stretching, manipulation and EMG. Normal cervical biomechanics and application to examination. Some effects of manipulation on EMG/ROM. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2002
Physical Therapy, Physical therapy applications. Screening procedures and treatment for the temporomandibular joint. The relationship between the evaluation and treatment of whiplash. University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2002
Certification in Impairment Rating, Logan Chiropractic College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1998
Certification as a Chiropractic Insurance Consultant, New York Chiropractic College, 1998
Certification in Peer Review, New York Chiropractic College, 1997
Certification in Independent Medical Examinations, New York Chiropractic College, 1997
Fellow, International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1981