Peter Markovic DC
120 Sturges Ave., Mansfield, OH, 44903
Phone: 567-560-2808
Fax: 419-685-9105
cigarz@hotmail.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinic Director, Ohio Spine and Injury, Mansfield, Ohio, 2017 - Present
Chiropractor, Pamer Associates, Mansfield, OHIO (OH), 2006 - 2016
Chiropractor, Northgate Chiropractic, Cinncinnatti, OHIO (OH), 2005 - 2006
Chiropractor, Dry Ridge Chiropractic, Dry Ridge, Kentucky, 2003 - 2005
Chiropractor, Peak Rehab Services, Mansfield, OHIO (OH), 2001 - 2003
Chiropractor - Partner, Pamer Chiropractic East, Mansfield, OHIO (OH), 1989 - 2001
Associate Doctor of Chiropractic, Pamer Chiropractic East, Mansfield, OHIO (OH), 1989 - 1989
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kentucky, License # , 2002-
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Ohio, License # 1455, 1989-
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, License # , 1988-
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Michigan, License # , 1988-
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life College, Marietta, Georgia, 1988
Internship, Life College - Out Patient Clinic, Marietta, Atlanta, Georgia, 1988 - 1988
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1988
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1988
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1988
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1986
Associate of Arts in Pre Med, Ohio State University, Mansfield, Columbus, Ohio, 1986

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian Coordinate System , Spinal Biomechanical Engineering is the study of the human spine, it's function in normal positional relationship. It also offers an understanding when trauma and poor posture affect these relationships causing and bio-neuro-biomechanics of the spine. These pathological changes can be quantified, once understood and then part of a conclusive demonstrative diagnosis (visualized and verified in a reproducible posture), prognosis and treatment plan. 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, 2017, Ohio, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics , 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, 2017, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, 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, 2017, 2019
Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, 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, 2017, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis , 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], 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, 2017, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis , 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, 2017, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, 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], 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, 2017, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis , Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2019
Traumatic Cervical Spine Conditions , The cervical spine undergoes a sigmoidal deformation very early after impact. During this deformation, lower cervical segments undergo posterior rotation around an abnormally high axis or rotation, resulting in abnormal separation of the anterior elements of the cervical spine, and impaction of the zygapophysial joint. Due to the shearing (translation or sliding) effect, ligamentous damage happens. Daniel Dock DC, DABCO, FACO , Columbus, Ohio, 2018
Lumbar Differential Assessment , Disc injury can involve annular (outer layers of the disc) tearing without the disc herniating. There may be little to no pain or there can be unbelievable pain. This can be from mechanical structural disc pain (nerve root compression) in the intervertebral foramen or a torn annulus with a leaking disc. The recurrent meningeal nerve picks up pain from the outer disc. Daniel Dock DC, DABCO, FACO , Cleveland, Ohio, 2018
Triage and Management of the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patient, differentially diagnosing spinal issues in the trauma and non-trauma patient inclusive of spinal disc pathology utilizing x-ray, MRI, CAT Scan and clinical evaluations. Collaborate triage protocols with neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management and primary medical care providers with both mechanical and anatomical spine pathologies, Academy of Chiropractic, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University, Kansas City Chiropractic and Health Sciences, 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Report Writing and Preparing for a Legal Case, Creating demonstrative evidence, visuals of your patient's bodily injuries inclusive of x-rays, MRI's, CAT Scans and electrodiagnostic findings, the spinal biomechanics of herniated disc with ipsilateral findings and contralateral symptomatology. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Report Writing and Preparing for a Legal Case, Reviewing the facts of the case inclusive of your documentation, the defense medical examiner, medical specialists and the attorney to ensure accurate and consistent reporting. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, A Documentation Relationship Between the Doctor and Lawyer, The level of organization required in a medical-legal case that accurately reflects the bodily injuries of your patients and the time constraints in rendering an accurate report. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Cross Examination Testimony, Reporting your documentation factually and staying within the 4 corners of your medical report and scope of practice inclusive of understanding how your credentials allow you to report your documentation. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 4, Determininig and documenting disabilities and impairments inclusive of loss of enjoyment of life and duties under duress and the evaluation and validation of pain and suffering. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 3, The evaluation, interpretation and reporting of collaborative medical specialists results and concluding an accurate diagnosis inclusive of all findings and reviewing all images to ensure an accurate diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 2, Utilizing demonstrative documentation in direct examination and communicating the results of your care concurrently with the written documentation and reporting an accurate diagnosis for all images. A cademy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony, Organizing your documentation and understanding all collaborative documentation and how it fits into your diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, Understanding the nuances of the functional losses of your patients related to their bodily injuries, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Legal Testimony, Part 2, Understanding report writing and the types of medical reports required for court inclusive of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with requirements of reporting causality and permanency. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Legal Testimony, Report writing for legal cases, the 4 corners of a narrative and documenting damages with understanding defense medical documentation and consistent reporting of bodily injuries. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2018 , 2018
Connective Tissue Pathology,Spinal Biomechanics as Sequella to Trauma, MRI Spine Interpretation, Ordering Protocols & Triaging the Injured, , The latest research on the 6 ways to age-date disc herniations and bulges from trauma inclusive of disc pathology nomenclature. MRI ordering protocols, inclusive of Dixon format and fat-suppressed images. The neurology and pathology of connective tissue and the sequella of trauma at the biomechanical level leading to bio-neuro-mechanical failure. Contemporary “evidenced-based building blocks” for triaging and in a collaborative environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2018, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Digitizing, integrating automated mensuration into creating treatment plans and determining maximum medical improvement. A literature-based study of normal vs. abnormal motor until function. Determining ligamentous laxity, alteration of motion segment integrity and pathological stress units and whole person impairments based upon the literature and academic standards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2018, 2018
Science of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment and Vertebral Subluxation, The literature-based definitions of both the mechanisms the chiropractic adjustment and how it affects the central nervous system in pain pathways and systemic issues that is the arbiter for normal vs. abnormal function. The “physiological mechanisms” of how the chiropractic spinal adjustment affects the peripheral and central nervous systems. Subluxation degeneration/Wolff’s Law will be detailed from a literature perspective combined with the mechanism of subluxation (bio-neuro-mechanical lesion). A literature perspective why “long-term” chiropractic care is clinically indicated as usual and customary to effectuate demonstrable biomechanical changes in the spine. An evidenced-based perspective of why physical therapy is a poor choice for spine as a 1st referral option for any provider inclusive of the literature. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2018, 2018
Documentation, Collaboration, and Primary Spine Care, An academic basis for documentation that is usual and customary across professions in collaborative care. Maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships based upon Voir Dire and Duabert standards with ensuring a “4-corners” inclusive report. Ensuring Primary Care Status based upon an academic standards. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2018 2018
Medical-Legal Documentation , The contemporary documentation required in a medical-legal environment that is evidenced based and meets the standards of the courts and academia. Utilizing the scientific data to support a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan while meeting the admissibility standards based upon a professional’s credentials. Texas Chiropractic College, Melville , New York, 2017
Physiology and Anatomy of Spinal Adjusting , Understanding the role of mechanoreceptors, proprioceptors and nociceptors with facets, ligaments, tendons and muscles in aberrant spinal biomechanics. MRI and imaging studies of decompressing via a chiropractic spinal adjustment of the bio-neuro-mechanical lesion and its effects on the central nervous system both reflexively and supratentorally. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Melville , New York, 2017
Connective Tissue and Spinal Disc Pathology , The morphology and pathology of connective tissue, inclusive of spinal disc disorders and prognosticating wound repair with permanency implications. Disc bulge, herniation, protrusion and extrusion classifications based upon contemporary literature and how to age-date disc pathology. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville , New York, 2017
Epidemiology of Spine Pain , Review of the current Centers for Disease Control [CDC} data on the frequency of musculoskeletal pain in the United States population with emphasis on pain of spinal origin. CDC guidelines on opioid medication were discussed and correlated to persistent pain syndromes. Research was reviewed showing the importance of managing the spine pain patient properly from the entry point of care with a concentration on maintenance of spinal biomechanics. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville , New York, 2017
Interprofessional Spine Care , Clinical analysis of anatomic versus biomechanical spine pain and clinical triage protocols. Relating current research trends in the Whole Spine Model of patient including normal versus abnormal sagittal curvature in the adolescent and adult spine, pelvic incidence as a parameter for sagittal balance in the human spine and current methods of assessment. Patient centered approach to Evidenced Based Spine care with a focus on diagnosis, prognosis and triage of the spine pain patient. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville , New York, 2017
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, Melville , New York, 2017
FMCSA Medical Examiner Training , The purpose of the physical examination is to detect the presence of physical, mental or organic conditions of such character and extent as to affect the drivers ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle safely. This examination is for public safety determination and is considered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to be a "medical fitness for duty" examination. Med-Pro Health Studies Division, 2016
Upper Cervical Syndrome , Differential assessment of Vertigo. Consideration is given to several syndromes as well as neurological sources. A common finding auto injury is damage to the proprioceptive nerve system in the cervical spine. This type of injury causes interference between the cervical spine and the Cerebellum, causing balance issues. University of Western States, Columbus, Ohio, 2016
Traumatic Lumbar Syndrome, When evaluating radiographs, the guidelines to keep in mind are "in order to view osseous damage on x-ray there must be at least 6 % destruction, while there needs to be only 2% damage in order to be viewed on a high field MRI". University of Western States, Cleveland, Ohio, 2016
Malpractice: The Errors of Omission , Being vigilant to the seeming mundane daily requirement of daily practice. Texas Chiropractic College, 2016
Whiplash Series: Radiological Examination , Using x-rays to protect the patient. The ethical use of x-rays in ruling out injuries, permanent damage and other potential causes of the symptoms that the patient exhibits after an accident. Texas Chiropractic College, 2016
Chiropractic Radiology, A review of spinal radiographs with a focus on unusual and remarkable and unusual findings. Ohio State Chiropractic Association, Akron, Ohio, 2013
Whiplash and Spinal Trauma, Cervicobrachial Syndrome. This anatomical area extends from disc to the IVF to the Scalenus muscles to the clavicle and the first rib. When a patient suffers a hyperabduction type of injury, Hyperabduction Syndrome should be ruled out. Northwestern Health Science University, 2013
Spinal Differential Assessment, A case study of a patient with post accident arm numbness under goes an traditional laying down MRI. Results were negative. Treating physician no longer believed the patients complaint of arm pain. Patient goes to different doctor who does open MRI with Flexion/Extension views which locates the C5-6 Herniation responsible for the arm pain. Northwestern Health Science University, 2013
Trauma & Personal Injury Protocols, Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Long Island, New York, 2013
Crash Dynamics and The Trauma Victim, 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. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Long Island, New York, 2013
Medical Legal Documentation & Credentials, Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Long Island, New York, 2013
Examination and Triaging The Trauma Patient, 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. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Long Island, New York, 2013
Medical Legal Protocols In Insurance, 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. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
MRI, CAT SCAN, BONE SCAN INTERPRETATION, 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. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
Holistic Nutrition for Health , A nontraditional look at analyzing deficiencies, maladies and illnesses commonly suffered by many of our patients. Ohio State Chiropractic Association, Cleveland, Ohio, 2011
Auto Injuries Differential Assessment , Determining spinal injury even at low speed, no apparent damage impacts. Texas Chiropractic College, Cleveland, Ohio, 2011
Traumatic Cervical Syndrome, Full muscular response doesn’t occur until almost the end of the loading/shearing. Shear force can cause spine sprain even before the head moves. Texas Chiropractic College, Cleveland, Ohio, 2010
Cervical Differential Assessment , Even in Low impact collisions, there is a fast compressive force through the cervical spine resulting in compression, extension, acceleration and eventually the flexes, all within normal range of motion. Texas Chiropractic College, Columbus, Ohio, 2010
Injuries from Low Impact Collisions, Focused on Post 1997 research. Dr. Panjabi introduces the latest injury model due to accidents. The Bi-phasic kinematic response to the cervical spine to whiplash trauma. Texas Chiropractic College, Cleveland, Ohio, 2010
Injuries from Low Impact Collisions with Records Documentation, Cervical muscles start to contract 100-125 milliseconds after the impact. By this time, the neck is in extension. Full muscle strength does not occur until the neck is in flexion. This confirms that injury can occur before muscle contraction. Texas Chiropractic College, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009
Traumatic Cervical Syndrome, USDOT statistics show at speeds as low as 6-10 mph delta V, 3 people died, and the highest number of fatalities were at 26-30 mph delta V was 67. Texas Chiropractic College, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009
Manipulation Under Anesthesia Certification, A course designed to help integrate Chiropractors into a surgical setting. The practical application is to help patients that have unsuccessfully gone through a course of conservative care without an appreciable improvement in range of motion and a reduction of pain. National University of Health Sciences , Cleveland, Ohio, 2008
Hospital Protocols, An introduction for Chiropractors to the hierarchy and departmental functions of Hospitals. This is the first Hospital to allow Chiropractors duties and privileges in an Emergency Room. This innovative move has allowed for a major financial gain for the Hospital. New York Chiropractic College , Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus, New Jersey, 2008
Functional Rehabilitation, A hands on Program , A practical course in analyzing structural issues such as gait, posture and leg length differences. The entire class benefited from observing and analyzing one another and being able to ask questions of the instructor. Ohio State Chiropractic Association, Akron, Ohio, 2007
Injuries from Low Impact Collisions, Shear force, the forgotten factor in the kinematics of the human spine during a rear end collision. Texas Chiropractic College, Cleveland, Ohio, 2007
Persistent Pain from Auto Collision Injures , Early x-rays of an injury may provide a false negative for fractures. May be negative for fracture for up to 14 days. RE-XRAY if sharp pain persists. Texas Chiropractic College, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2006
Documenting the Injury and the Need for Care , Facet joint capsules are replete nociceptive fibers that are very susceptible to tearing, stretching and impingement during maximum physiologic values. May well be the leading cause for unexplained chronic and ongoing cervical pain. Texas Chiropractic College, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2006
Injuries from Low Impact Collisions, The patients head positioning (rotation or inclination) leads to a greater severity of injury. Symptoms were evident two years post collision. A fifteen degree offset crash induces bending and twisting loads, increasing injuries. Texas Chiropractic College, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2005
Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries, Correlation of Cervical MRI and Computed Tomographic Discograms. Statistical analysis indicated that MRI fails to detect 27% of painful discs and is falsely positive in 33% of cases. Texas Chiropractic College, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004
Forensics 101 Independent Medical Examinations, Providers must become more than casually acquainted with the specific provisions of the employment and workers' compensation regulations and laws in the state(s) where they are performing IMEs. This presentation offers an introductory understanding of the conceptual framework within which these evaluations occur. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2004
Forensics 102 Introduction to Forensic Science: Historical Perspectives , This course provides an overview of forensic science through a historical perspective, how it is incorporated into the chiropractic profession and identifies the rationale for obtaining the knowledge (education), training, skill sets and experience which must be acquired to meet current qualifications as a Forensic Examiner and litigative consultant. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2004
Forensics 103 Introduction to the AMA Guides – Fifth Edition, This course provides an overview of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th edition. It provides a historical perspective of rating textbooks and how impairment evaluation for disability systems can be incorporated into the chiropractic practice. This overview identifies the rationale for obtaining the knowledge (education), training, skill sets and experience in the use of methods of evaluation necessary to determine the presence, nature and extent of functional impairment of pain, and musculoskeletal and neurological systems utilizing the Guides. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2004
Forensics 104 Social Security Disability Assessment, This course has been designed to teach the chiropractic examiner to learn how to quickly and easily implement a social security evaluation after the initial rejection, based upon Social Security Administration (SSA) regulations and procedures. In addition, the course will provide some insight on how to develop skill sets and add to the knowledge base of the federal program. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2004
Electrodiagnostic Certification Course, Identify the physiology and nerve pathology in clinical conditions. Demonstrate a practical knowledge of the neuroanatomy, as well as clinical applications of EMG and Somatosensory and Dermatomal Evoked Potentials. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2003
Whiplash Advanced Topics: The Fundamental Science , In-depth analysis of brain, neck, and cervical spine trauma mechanisms. Soft tissue injuries: a comprehensive and cutting edge analysis. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Chicago, IL, 2000
Management Principals in Personal Injury and Forensic Documentation, Historical documentation in personal injury and forensic medicine applications. Soft tissue healing times and implications for successful case management Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Francisco, California, 2000
Impairment Rating Certification, Learning to accurately derive the level of impairment after an injury. Combining multiple values for a Whole Person Impairment. Columbus, Ohio, 1991

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Chiropractic Lecturer, Spinal Segmental Dysfunction and its effects on Cardiac Function, By the invitation of Dr. Onoprienko, Director of Brovary Hospital , Brovary, Ukraine, 1997-

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals , 2018 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, 2018 - Present
American Board of Disability Analysts, Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomate , 1999 - Present
Chi Rho Honorary Professional Fraternity, Historian, 1988 - Present
PI Tau Delta, 1988 - Present

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Ohio, 1988 - 2018