Catherine Colaizzo DC
1075 Easton Avenue, Somerset, NJ, 08873
Phone: 732-545-5999
Fax: 732-545-3439
chiropractictherapycenternj@gmail.com
http://chiropracticandtherapycenternj.com

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Owner/Clinic Director/Staff Chiropractor, The Chiropractic and Therapy Center, Somerset, New Jersey, 1989 – Present

Chiropractic Associate, Tall Pines Chiropractic Center, Somerset, New Jersey, 1987 - 1989

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New York, License # X005311, 1988 - Present

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Jersey, License # 38MC00343900, 1987 – Present

Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, Old Brookville, New York, 1987

Internship, Levittown Clinic, Levittown, New York, 1987 – 1985

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1987

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1982

CERTIFICATIONS, QUALIFICATION, AND DIPLOMATES

Fellowship Candidate, Primary Spine Care, Academy of Chiropractic, 2023 – Present

Primary Spine Care Qualified, This qualification includes graduate chiropractic education in healthy and traumatically altered spinal morphology inclusive of osseous, connective tissue and neurological structure, function and pathology. This certifies you are qualified in assessing predictive models in spinal biomechanics and devising engineering paradigms for treatment plans to maximize spinal homeostasis in an evidenced based conclusion. In addition, this qualification acknowledges your expertise in triaging the injured and coordinating collaborative care from the trauma through conclusion of rehabilitation, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2023

Trauma Qualified – Cleveland University, Kansas City, 2021 – Present

 

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION

Primary Spine Care 14: Case Management and Documentation - Spinal Biomechanics in Clinical Practice, The utilization of X-Ray digitization to diagnose spinal biomechanical pathology and analyzing trends in healthcare when triaging mechanical spine pain. The role of credentials in interprofessional collaboration. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Primary Spine Care 14: Case Management and Documentation - MRI Spine Sequence Acquisition and Interpretation, The understanding and utilization of T1, T2, STIR, Proton Density, FSE, GRE imagine sequencing for conclusive diagnosing of fracture, tumor, infection, and disc pathology. Identifying herniation, protrusion, bulge, extrusion-migrated, and extrusion-fragments on MRI images. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Primary Spine Care 14: Case Management and Documentation - Spinal Disc Microanatomy, The understanding of the human spinal discal elements; annulus, nucleus pulposis, cartilaginous end plates inclusive of the neurology, visualization, differentiation from the neonate to adults. The understanding of the etiology of Modic changes on MRI and how spinal biomechanics are altered. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Primary Spine Care 14: Case Management and Documentation - Interprofessional Collaboration on Mechanical Back Pain in Clinical Practice, Triaging neurologically compromised cases in conjunction with positive MRI images, and collaboratively managing cases with neurosurgeons in clinical practice. Post-operative management of spinal cases through full recovery. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Primary Spine Care 14: Case Management and Documentation - Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Analytic, The analytics of spinal biomechanical engineering utilizing X-Ray digitizing for Alteration of Motion Segment Integrity and biomechanical pathology. Determining laxity of ligaments in connective tissue pathology and the long-term negative sequels of the pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Primary Spine Care 14: Case Management and Documentation - Demonstrative Reporting of MRI Spinal Disc Pathology, The diagnosis, and reporting of spinal disc bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions, and fragments. Reporting varices, Modic 1, 2, and 3, posterior longitudinal, interspinous, and intertransverse ligament. Reporting the ligamentum Flavum and epidural fat as a space-occupying lesion. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

2023 Demonstrative Documentation Requirements, Analyzing the requirements in anatomical diagnostic imagery to communicate spinal pathology. Integrating technology, clinical findings, and advanced graphic tools to communicate a diagnostic conclusion. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

MRI Spine Advanced Clinical Case Grand Rounds, Clinical case review of MRI including intra and extra-dural findings inclusive of the disc and vascular anatomical lesions. Differentially diagnosing central cord lesions, and spinal cord vascular lesions in both acute trauma and degenerative presentations.  Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Non-Specific Spine Pain, Chiropractic and Outcomes, Analyzing neuro-biomechanical pathological lesions defines primary spinal lesions and removes the dogma of non-specific back pain. Creating evidence-based demonstrative documentation in the creation of treatment plans. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Spinal Tumor MRI Interpretation, Diagnosing and documenting: Ependymoma, Astrocytoma, Hemangioblastoma, Lipoma, Meningioma, Neurofibroma, Schwannoma, Myxopapillary Ependymoma. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Demonstrative Narrative and Evaluation and Management Report Writing, Clinical record-keeping, why write clinical notes, the  importance of context, what to include in a clinical note, tips for better clinical documentation, basic legal considerations,  open clinical notes, how to keep documentation efficient. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Age-Dating Ligament/Connective Tissue Physiology and Pathology, Utilizing pain patterns, the high signal in the annulus, high signal outside the annulus, Modic changes, disc height, vacuum disc, sclerosis, Phirrman rating, facet edema, and previous MRIs to determine the chronicity of pathology., Master-Class in ligaments; anatomy, physiology, vascularization, neurological innervation, tissue repair, and how they all relate to clinical practice.  Ligament pathology correlating to the mechanisms of patho-neuro-biomechanical lesions (vertebral subluxation complex). Also, how ligaments play a critical role in the chiropractic spinal adjustment and in defining the chiropractic spinal adjustment mechanisms. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Clinical Grand Rounds in Biomechanics, Digitizing, and Advanced Imaging: Case reviews concluding and accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan utilizing evidence-based instrumentation and algorithms. Using demonstrative reporting of case findings to collaborate with co-treating physicians. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Medical-Legal Documentation: A documentation discussion on meeting the requirements of the courts, carriers, and licensure boards in complete and accurate reporting. Ensuring the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan are demonstratively documented. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace and how a clinical excellence level is reflected in a doctors' documentation and credentials. Treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

MRI Spine Interpretation Advanced Diagnosis, An evidence-based understanding of time-related etiology of disc pathology considering the American Society of Neuroradiology's designation of protrusion, extrusion, and sequestration of spinal discs, T1, T2, STIR and Proton-Density weighted evaluation to diagnose spine form MRI accurately. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Analytics and Case Management, Utilizing spinal mensurating algorithms to conclude a pathobiomechanical vs. normal spine in the absence of anatomical pathology. Clinically correlating a history and physical examination findings to x-ray biomechanical results in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

MSK Extremity Radiological Interpretation, Utilizing both MRI and x-ray to diagnose 1) Arthritis - Inflammatory and Degenerative, 2) Advanced cartilage assessment, 3) Rotator Cuff Tears, 4) Labral tears (shoulder and hip), 5) Tendon injuries and degeneration, 6) Meniscal tears, 7) Ligamentous injuries, 8) Common fractures, 9) Sports-related injury patterns, 10) Plantar fasciitis. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Demonstrative Medical-Legal Documentation, The narrative report. How to effectively create medical-legal documentation and what the courts look for. Making your "4-Corner" (narrative) report demonstrable and building a reputation as an evidence-based provider. The step-by-step minutiae of building a report. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Managing Non-Anatomical Spine Pain, Treatment modalities centered upon "best-outcomes" in an evidence-based model considering chiropractic vs. physical therapy and chiropractic vs. medicine. Considerations of disability, pain reduction, functional improvement, drugs utilized, and side-effects are all considered. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2024

Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Normal Morphology and Tissue Damage, Connective tissue morphology, embryology and wound repair as sequalae to trauma. Full components of strain-sprain models and permanency implications with wound repair and osseous aberration with aberrant structural integrity. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2023

Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Spinal Biomechanics and Disc Pathology, Disc pathology as sequella to trauma; herniation, extrusion, protrusion, sequestration and how the spinal unit as one system creates homeostasis to balance the pathology. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2023

Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Neurological Innervation, The peripheral and central innervation of the disc and spinal ligaments of the dorsal root ganglion, spinal thalamic tracts, periaqueductal gray areas innervating the Thalamus and multiple regions of the brain. The efferent neurological distribution to disparate areas of the spine to create homeostasis until tetanus ensues creating osseous changes under the effect of Wolff's Law. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2023

Documentation, Demonstrative and Compliance, Elements of Evaluation and Management codes 99202-99203-99204-99205, inclusive of complexity of management and time components. Demonstrative documentation of spinal-related pain generators; spinal cord, thecal sac, myelomalacia, spinal nerve root insult, connective tissue, recurrent meningeal nerves. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation Documenting Herniated Discs, Age-Dating Disc Pathology, and Connective Tissue Pathology as Sequella to Trauma , Herniated Discs and Connective Tissue Pathology, differentially diagnosing herniated discs vs. normal and bulging discs and protruded, extruded and fragmented discs. Normal vs. Pathological connective tissues and age-dating herniated discs. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Case Management of Traumatic Spinal Injuries, Understanding flexion-extension cervical injuries and diagnosing connective tissue pathology. Determining impairments and the literature-based standard for permanent injuries. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Managing Herniated and Bulging Discs, Serious Injury in Non-Herniated Cases from Trauma, Spinal disc morphology, and innervation. Herniated, bulged, protruded, and sequestered disc characteristics and management. Literature-based documentation requirements for no-dis spinal injuries. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Herniated Discs and Permanent Brain Malfunction & Biomechanical Failure, A case-study of a post-traumatic herniated disc and related brain malfunction supported by contemporary literature, MRI acquisition, and necessity protocols. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Demonstrative Documentation of Disc Herniation and MRI Physics, Understanding the documentation requirements to demonstratively show spinal disc lesions in reporting pathology. Understanding the physics of a nucleus resonating in T1 and T2 weighted imagery. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Post-Traumatic Herniated Discs, Related Migraines-Headaches & Strain/Sprain Permanence’s, Relationship of headaches, and migraines to cervical spine disc herniation, clinical rationale for ordering MRI’s and the relationship of ligamentous pathology to spinal trauma. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Case Management, Spinal MRI and Documentation, Documentation of Low-Speed Crashes in Determining Etiology of Serious Bodily Injuries, Documentation requirements during the evaluation, and management encounter to understand the etiology of spinal injuries. Having a complete understanding of the forces involved to conclude a differential diagnosis, while concurrent ruling malingerers, if applicable. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

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 diagnosing normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, ocular, and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithms in analyzing a spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

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 rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2023

Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Anatomy and Physiology of Electrodiagnostics:  An in-depth review of basic neuro-anatomy and physiology dermatomes and myotomes to both the upper and lower extremities and the neurophysiology of axons and dendrites along with the myelin and function of saltatory for conduction. The sodium and potassium pump’s function in action potentials. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2023

Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 1: Nerve conduction velocity testing, the equipment required and the specifics of motor and sensory testing. This section covers the motor and sensory NCV procedures and interpretation including latency, amplitude (CMAP) physiology and interpretation including the understanding of the various nuances of the wave forms. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2023

Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 2: Compound motor action potentials (CMAP) and sensory nerve action potentials (SNAP) testing and interpretation including the analysis and diagnosis of the wave forms. It also covers compressive neuropathies of the median, ulnar and posterior tibial nerves; known as carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel and tarsal tunnel syndromes. This section offers interpretation algorithms to help understand the neurodiagnostic conclusions. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2023

Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Needle Electromyogram (EMG) Studies: The EMG process, inclusive of how the test is performed and the steps required in planning and electromyographic study. This covers the spontaneous activity of a motor unit action potential, positive sharp waves and fibrillations. The insertional activity (both normal and abnormal), recruitment activity in a broad polyphasic presentation and satellite potentials. This covers the diagnosing of patterns of motor unit abnormalities including neuropathic demyelinated neuropathies along with acute myopathic neuropathies. This section also covers the ruling out of false positive and false negative results. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2023

Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Overview of EMG and NCV Procedures, Results, Diagnoses and Documentation. The clinical incorporation of electrodiagnostic studies as part of a care plan where neuropathology is suspected. It also covers how to use electrodiagnostics in a collaborative environment between the chiropractor as the primary spine care provider and the surgeon, when clinically indicated. This section covers sample cases and health conclude and accurate treatment plans based upon electro-neurodiagnostic findings when clinically indicated. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2023

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Overview:  This section is an in-depth overview of traumatic brain injury in concussion. It discusses that all brain injuries are traumatic and dispels the myth of a “mild traumatic brain injury.” Also, this covers triage protocols and the potential sequela of patients with traumatic brain injuries. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 1: This section discusses gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma and significant bleeding with both epidural and subdural hematomas. There are numerous case studies reviewed inclusive of neurosurgical intervention and postsurgical outcomes. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 2: This section continues with multiple case studies of gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma requiring neurosurgical intervention and also discusses recovery sequela based upon the significance of brain trauma. This module also concludes with concussion protocols in traumatic brain injury short of demonstrable bleeding on advanced imaging. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing: This this section covers concussion etiology and cognitive sequela where gross bleeding has not been identified on advanced imaging. It discusses the significance of electroencephalogram testing in determining brain function and pathology (if present). This module also covers the understanding of waveforms in electroencephalogram testing in both normal and abnormal scenarios. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing Pathological Results: This module covers amplitude, conduction and conduction delays as sequela to traumatic brain injury to diagnose concussion and traumatic brain injury in the absence of gross bleeding and advanced imaging. This section covers electroencephalograms and event-related potentials which measures the brain response that is a direct result of specific sensory or motor events. It is a stereotype electrophysiological response to a stimulus and provides a noninvasive means of evaluating brain function. In this module multiple case studies are discussed with ensuing triage protocols pending the results. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

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 the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023 MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwannoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

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. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolisthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Evaluation and Management, An overview of the evaluation and management process inclusive of utilizing electronic medical records to conclude evidenced-based conclusions with the utilization of macros. The importance of adhering to an academic standard and considering co-morbidities. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Evaluation and Management, Concluding a chief complaint, history and what needs to be considered in a physical examination. This covers in dept the required elements for chief complaints, history of present illness, review of systems, and past, family, and/or social history. This module also covers the following components of a physical examination: observation, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Evaluation and Management, Coding and Spinal Examination: Detailing 99202-99205 and 99212-99215 inclusive of required elements for compliant billing. It reviews the elements for an extensive review of systems, cervical and lumbar anatomy, and basic testing. The course also covers the basics of vertebra-basilar circulation orthopedic assessment. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Evaluation and Management, Neurological Evaluation: Reviewing complete motor and sensory evaluation inclusive of reflex arcs with an explanation of Wexler Scales in both the upper and lower extremities. The course breaks down testing for upper and lower motor neuron lesions along with upper and lower extremity motor and sensory testing examinations. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Evaluation and Management, Documenting Visit Encounters: Forensically detailing the S.O.A.P. note process for visit encounters and discussing the necessity for clinically correlating symptoms, clinical findings and diagnosis with the area(s) treated. It also details how to modify treatment plans, diagnosis, document collaborative care and introduce test findings between evaluations. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Evaluation and Management, Case Management and Treatment Orders: This module discusses how to document a clinically determined treatment plan inclusive of both manual and adjunctive therapies. It discusses how to document both short-term and long-term goals as well as referring out for collaborative care and/or diagnostic testing.  It also includes how to prognose your patient and determine when MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement) has been attained. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Differentially diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctorial Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15: Advanced MRI and X-Ray Documentation in Clinical Practice, Interpreting and utilizing X-ray and MRI findings in creating demonstrative documentation. Advanced identification of spinal disc lesions, herniations, bulges, protrusion, extrusion, and fragmentations through computer graphics. Identification and demonstrative documentation of vertebral motor unit pathology and reporting demonstratively using computer graphics. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Advanced MRI Interpretation in Clinical Practice, Utilization of thin slice acquisitions with T2 Fat suppressed, STIR, proton density, T1 and T2 sequencing for advanced identification of spinal disc lesions, herniations, bulges, protrusion, extrusion, and fragmentations. Better visualization of intradural and extradural lesions, neoplasms, and infections. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Ethics in Clinical Practice, Ethical, collaborative relationships with medical PCPs and specialists using advanced documentation and accurate reporting of imaging and advanced imaging. Creating a collegial relationship when conflicts arise in concluding accurate diagnosis to allow consensus and the evidence to determine final diagnosis. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Spinal CAT Scan Interpretation, Understanding the utilization of CAT Scan slicing and the reformatting when using bone and soft tissue windows. Correlating MRI to CAT Scan creates an unclear conclusion to render a complete image of the morphology of the indeterminate pathology. Understanding the physics of CAT Scan and the radiation levels with different types of CAT Scan technology.  Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Connective Tissue/Strain Sprain Pathology, Understanding the morphology and physiology of connective tissue at the cellular and extra-cellular levels in building a foundation to understanding the function and interaction of ligaments, tendons, muscles, and bones, Identifying connective tissue pathology and the repair process with a foundation of r permanent aberrant sequella. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Advanced Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Understanding the concepts of normal vs. pathological movement of vertebral motor units in accurately concluding diagnosis on biomechanical pathology when considering excessive motion. An evidence-based approach to determining translation, angular deviation, and rotations beyond pathobiomechanical limitations in the spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Trends in Spinal Care, An evidence-based approach to concluding accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan, Eradicating the non-specific back pain dogma utilizing X-ray digitizing based on literature standards, Creating treatment plans with identifying the primary spinal lesions using evidence-based tools. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

Primary Spine Care 15; Documentation in Clinical Practice, Understanding and including all historical elements; current history, history, family history, and social history when documenting a 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, and 99205. The application of time as the prime element as per Medicode in coding examinations and re-examination with face to face, review of records and the time necessary to document in an electronic health record. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2023

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, dislocation, and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

 

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Shoulder, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures. Identifying fractures in adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Shoulder, Identifying fractures in adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Elbow, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Wrist, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hand, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hip, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures. Identifying fractures in adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hip, Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Knee, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures. Identifying fractures in adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Knee, Identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Hand, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

Extremity MRI & Xray Interpretation of the Foot, Identifying normal anatomy on both MRI and x-ray, inclusive of osseous, connective tissue, and neurological structures, identifying fractures in the adult and pediatric cases. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic etiologies of osseous derangement. Differentially diagnosing various arthritic changes vs. benign and metastatic Tumors. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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 neurodiagnostic. An understanding of how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of "risk factors" in spinal injury. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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-Electronystagmography (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols, and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

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 kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Interpretation sequencing of STIR, T1, T2, Axial and Sagittal acquisitions. Landmarks, physics, and literature-based definitions of disc and osseous pathology, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical and lumbar anatomy vs. pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, disc herniations, neural canals, cauda equina, conus medullaris, nerve sleeves, canal stenosis grading, and vertebral width vs. height in determining segmental remodeling. Diagnosing thecal sac abutment, central canal root compression and ligamentum flava involvement. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Case study visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, disc herniations, neural canals, cauda equina, conus medullaris, and vertebral width vs. height in determining segmental remodeling. Identifying the Pons, Occipital junction, and spinal cord to identify Chiari 1 malformations. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, disc extrusion type herniations, neural canals, cauda equina, conus medullaris, spondylolisthesis, degenerative spondylolisthesis, disc degeneration, neural canal and central root compressions, central canal stenosis. Varices vs. herniations, and multiple level disc pathology with biomechanical failures. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, disc extrusion type herniations, neural canals, disc degeneration, thecal sac compression, central canal stenosis, cord displacement, reversal of cervical curve, Chiari 1 malformation. Identifying spinal biomechanical failure in MRI sequencing, with visualizing ligamentous pathology as cause for failure. Differentially diagnosing recent vs. older trauma based upon edematous signal in T1, T2, and STIR images. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting  cervical spine sequencing, multiple disc extrusion type herniations, vertebral remodeling, intradural tumor displacing the spinal cord visualized in T1, T2, and STIR sequences, neural canal stenosis, disc degeneration, thecal sac compression, central canal stenosis, cord displacement, reversal of cervical curve, Chiari 1 malformation, and identifying of inferior brain structures. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting 1) improper sequence acquisitions invalidating interpretation 2) incomplete study invalidating interpretation 3) visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting  lumbar spine sequencing, multiple disc extrusion type herniations, vertebral remodeling, multiple thecal sac compressions, neural canal stenosis, disc osteophyte/ridging complex, central canal stenosis, spondylolisthesis. Identifying the spleen, liver, kidneys, inferior vena cava, and psoas musculature on imaging. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing, cervical spondylosis, pathological spinal biomechanics, reversal of lordotic curve, and vertebral width vs. height in determining segmental remodeling, central herniation, thecal sac compression of the cord, identifying tongue, epiglottis, hyoid cartilage, pharynx, thyroid. Reviewing fat saturation sequences for osseous metastatic tumors and advanced degeneration. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting lumbar spine sequencing, degenerative disc disease, nerve root sleeve abutment, far lateral herniations vs. bulges, normal vs. dissected inferior vena cava aneurism, epidural fat as a space occupying lesion, facet arthropathy and edema, hypertrophy of ligamentum flava, and pseudo disc at the S1-S2 level. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spine Clinical Grand Rounds, Visualizing, diagnosing, and documenting cervical spine sequencing utilizing T1 weighted images for pathology, inclusive of advanced degeneration and tumor detection. STIR in a fat saturated image for ligamentous pathology inclusive of the posterior longitudinal, ligamentous flava and interspinal ligaments. Normal clivus and odontoid for cerebellar tonsil location. Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) flow and the utilization of the spinal cord’s central canal for CSF transport. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Accreditation Council for Continued Medical Education in conjunction with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2023

MRI Spinal Anatomy, Protocols and Disc Pathology, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Degeneration and annular fissures of discs in both trauma and non-trauma patients and the biochemical properties of joints in age dating pathology. Disc bulges from degenerative and sequela to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequela to disc and pre-existing pathologies. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2023

MRI Spine Interpretation, Herniated, bulged, extruded, protruded, sequestered and degenerative discs. The morphology of a pathological disc vs. normal morphology and the sequences required including T1, T2 and STIR for all spinal regions. Modic 1-2-3 changes detailed and the traumatic relationship. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2023

Spinal Biomechanics and Anatomical Pathology Grand Rounds, Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of non-specific spine pain. Educating the Primary Care Physician about biomechanical pathology and how it can be demonstrated and managed. A review of the ligament, biomechanical and neurologic implications of chronic spine conditions. The methods to determine stability and co-management with medical specialists were reviewed. Identification of the biomechanical ligament injury associated with the structural compromise. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Spinal Biomechanics and Anatomical Pathology Grand Rounds, Medical-legal reporting of diagnosis of acute versus chronic disc and ligament injury and the tools necessary for accurate diagnosis, prognosis, exacerbation, or aggravation. How to build a reputation for ethical and accurate medical legal reporting was also reviewed. Cleveland University - Kansas City, 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, 2023

Lumbar Kyphosis Post Multi-Level Spinal Fusion, A detailed review of a case of impaired spinal biomechanics post limber fusion. Discussion related to a multi-level lumbar spinal fusion and a 65yo female patient and residual lower extremity radiculopathy was presented. Analysis of influence of right sided knee replacement and subsequent right sided neuropathy post-surgery was outlined. Progression of spinal symptoms cranially to include neck pain and bilateral hand paresthesia was discussed. Detailed review of upper and lower extremity EMG/NCV findings, lumbar MRI, cervical MRI, and plain film radiographs were presented. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2023

Pathophysiology of Intermedullary Spinal Cord Tumors Grand Rounds, Discussion of Intermedullary Spinal Cord Tumors was presented with details regarding astrocytoma, hemangioblastomas and ependymomas. Review of specific characteristics of each of and their visualization on T1, T2, and STIR MRI images was presented. Emphasis on neck and back pain with detail surrounding interprofessional communication with the neurosurgeon presented as well as on early diagnoses and aggressive management with the spine surgeon. Intermedullary spinal cord metastasis was detailed and presented in the context of the neck and back pain patient. National Spine Management Group, LLC, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomechanical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2023

Pathophysiology of Craniocervical Arterial Dissection, Detailed review of the anatomical structure and layers of the arterial wall was presented including the tunica externa, intima, and adventitia. Discussion of intimal tearing and thrombus formation, focused on hypoxic clinical patient presentation. Clinical presentation of craniocervical arterial dissection was reviewed with past medical history such as genitive connective tissue disorders. Delineation between musculoskeletal and vascular manifestations of head/neck pain was presented with particular attention being given to hypoxic clinical presentations. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2023

Chiropractic Management Prostate Cancer Mimicking Hip Pain, Outline of a patient presenting with hip pain to a chiropractic clinic, with emphasis on 9 other similar cases published in literature with the patient having no prior history of cancer. A complete history of non-response to conservative intervention, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, physiotherapy, and acupuncture was discussed with ordering of plain film radiography and advanced imaging with detailed clinic and scientific rationale. Review of processes pertaining to patient history taking, physical examination, response to past care and utilization of imaging modalities to arrive at an accurate diagnosis was discussed. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2023

Chiropractic Utilization of X-ray in Clinical Practice, Review of field doctor response statistics regarding utilization of x-ray in clinical practice was presented. Discussion surrounding the use of x-ray for both anatomical contraindications to care and assessment of biomechanical parameters. Evidence based practice was outlined with particular focus on the utilization of x-ray in the management of the chiropractic patient. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2023

Chiropractic Management Grand Rounds - MRI Cervical Spine- Axial Anatomy, In depth review of anatomical structures seen in axial slices of a cervical spine MRI. Identified neurological structures. Discussed musculature present in T1 and T2 axial sequences as well as the benefit of T2 visualization in diagnosing facet joint pathology. Review of the structure and morphology of the intervertebral disc and spinal ligaments. Compare and contrast of traversing and exiting spinal nerves. National Spine Management Group, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomechanical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2023

Chiropractic Management MRI Lumbar Spine axial anatomy, Detailed review of anatomical structures on the axial slices of lumbar spine MRI and the benefit of T2 axial sequences in the identification of facet joint pathology. Musculature included gluteus medius, multifidus, iliacus, and lumbar paraspinals, and neurological structures included conus medullaris filum terminal and ventral and dorsal nerve roots. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Intervertebral Disc Nomenclature and Morphology, Discussion of intravertebral disc morphology and correlation between morphological and ideological findings was presented and reviewed. Detailed review of spondylosis deformans, intravertebral osteochondrosis, intravertebral disc herniation and bulge was outlined. Emphasis on the delineation between clinical findings and findings on advanced imaging, changes in disc morphology due to ligament injury, and correlation of the herniation verses disc bulge. National Spine Management Group, LLC, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Trial Testimony and the Spine Management Patient, Discussion and presentation of the trial process and requirements of both the treating physician and expert physician. Emphasis was placed on detailed preparation of cash flow, objective demonstrable findings and thorough evaluation and narrative reporting processes to prepare for court room questioning. National Spine Management Group, LLC, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Persistent Spine Pain, Overview and discussion of spinal anatomy including intervertebral discs, ligaments, spinal nerves, spinal cord, and facet capsule. Emphasis was placed on differential diagnosis, physical examination and clinical correlation of injury mechanism and patient complaint. Interprofessional communication in documentation and referral for interventional pain management consulting was presented with emphasis on facet or medial branch block injections. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Schwannoma, Discussion and outline of pathological reflexes and detailed physical examination best practices. Relevant cervical and lumbar spinal anatomy in the sagittal, axial, and coronal planes was detailed in MRI and CT studies. Interprofessional communication with the spine surgeon was presented and reviewed of surgical intervention including anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) procedure to the patient's cervical spine. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and Sagittal Balance of the Spine, Discussion of spine care in terms of engineering principles. Outlined biomechanical parameters such as pelvic incidence, sacral slope, pelvic tilt, sagittal balance, and spinal curvature and load distribution. Comparative anatomy between primates and humans, as well as humans of different ages, and spinal rehabilitation principles were discussed. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2022

National Spine Management East Conference, Discussed and detailed medical and interprofessional communication, case management workflows related to the management of acute and chronic spine pain, and compliant healthcare documentation and communication in spine management. Also reviewed and discussed histology and physical tolerance of spinal ligaments, and an updated scientifically validated grading system for the identification of degenerative versus acute ligament laxity. Detailed presentations on accident reconstruction and export reporting, as well as of updated peer-reviewed medically indexed research supporting chiropractic management of spine pain. National Spine Management Group, Cleveland University Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Chiropractic Management of a L5-S1 Lumbar Disc Extrusion, Review of objective muscle weakness as the primary indication for surgical interventions in patients with intervertebral disc herniations and extrusions. Clinical correlation and coordination of care was detailed including timing of advanced imaging order and surgical referrals. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Chiropractic Spine Management and Pain Categorization, Review of published categorization of pain generation including nociceptive, neuropathic and oncoplastic sources. The importance of quantitative testing, clinical examination and clinical correlation was presented and related to the academic approach to the categorization of pain. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York Buffalo, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Understanding Surgical Approaches and Techniques, Review of Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LIF) as an established treatment for a range of spinal disorders. Mechanical techniques, implant processes and minimally invasive surgery were discussed. National Spine Management Group, PACE, State University of New York Buffalo, Somerset, NJ, 2022

National Spine Management East Conference, National Spine Management Group, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomechanical Sciences, William J. Owens Jr., DC, DAAMLP, CPC, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Schwannoma, The discussion of a case pertaining to traumatically induced pathology to the spine of a 59 year-old female. Outline of pathology reflexes and detailed physical examination best practices. National Spine Management Group, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomechanical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and Sagittal Balance of the Spine, The discussion of spinal care in terms of engineering principles was presented. Biomechanical parameters such as pelvic incidence, sacral slope, pelvic tilt, and sagittal balance were outlined and presented. National Spine Management Group, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomechanical Sciences, Somerset, New Jersey, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Persistent Spine Pain, National Spine Management Group, LLC, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, New Jersey, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Lumbar Arachnoiditis, Outline of the causes of arachnoiditis in the human spine was presented. National Spine Management Group, LLC, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Lumbar Disc Herniation, Case review of traumatically induced 10mm L5-S1 intervertebral disc extrusion was presented. National Spine Management Group, LLC, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, New Jersey, 2022

Diagnosis and Management of Post-Surgical Cervical Facet Syndrome, A case of persistent and worsening neck and left shoulder pain post-surgical fusion was presented. National Spine Management Group, LLC, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Chiropractic Management of Anterior Sacral Contusion, Overview and discussion of contusion of the anterior sacral ala in a elite college cross-country runner. National Spine Management Group, LLC, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Somerset, NJ, 2022

Imaging, Case and Strain/Sprain Reporting, Documentation, and coding for x-ray and MRI reports, and patient education. Connective tissue pathology as sequella to trauma and diagnosing of ligament laxity and strain-sprain in conjunction with biomechanical lesions of the human spine. The demonstrative reporting of spinal biomechanical lesions and the subsequent creation of treatment plans. Cleveland University Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2022

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2021

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2021

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2021

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2021

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2021

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure, and age-dating disc pathology. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2021

Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of Whiplash, Outline and analysis of spinal biomechanical parameter in a whole spine model of care in the post-surgical analysis of the spine pain patient. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of the Post-Surgical Patient, Outline and discussion of Whiplash as a mechanism of injury with particular focus on damage to underlying tissue structures. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of the Pre-Surgical Patient, Outline and analysis of spinal biomechanical parameters in a whole spine model of care. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of Lumbar Ligament Laxity, Derailed outline of injury thresholds of the anterior longitudinal, posterior longitudinal and ligamentum flavum was presented in the lumbar spine. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Ligament Laxity, Detailed outline of injury thresholds of the anterior longitudinal, posterior longitudinal and ligamentum flavum was presented. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Myelopathy, Review of all relevant spinal anatomy in the cervical and lumbar spine including vertebral bodies, central canal, neuroforamen, ligamentum flavum, anterior and posterior longitudinal ligaments, facet capsule, interspinous ligament, supraspinous ligament and spinal cord anatomy. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Clinical Grand Rounds - Chiropractic Management of Lumbar Facet Syndrome, Discussion of the clinical presentation of lumbar facet syndrome with specific attention paid to the pathogenesis and differential diagnosis of lumbar disc herniation, disc bulge and radiculopathy. Review of patient history, mechanism of injury, physical examination including neurological and orthopedic evaluation as well as criteria for ordering and reading advanced imaging such as MRI and CT were presented. Discussion involving ligamentous structures such as interspinous ligament, supraspinous ligament and facet capsules was presented. Plain film static and dynamic radiographic studies were reviewed as well as specific sclerotogenous referrals patterns of facet mediated pain. Patient centered; consensus driven clinical diagnosis medial branch blocks and pain management referral was emphasized. State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, National Spine Management Group, LLC, NY, 2021

Spine Management Conference, Discussion of the Spine Management Physician concept utilizing supportive evidence was presented. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Spine Management Conference, In depth review and discussion of the Doctor of Chiropractic as a Spine Management Physician with specific focus on the diagnosis and management of spine pain of mechanical origin. Cleveland University, Kansas City, National Spine Management Group, LLC, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Cervical Spinal Alignment and Knee Replacement Revision Rates, Review of the most common cervical spinal sagittal alignment parameters and their relationship to interprofessional communication was presented. National Spine Management Group, LLC, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Somerset, NJ, 2021

Objectifying the Spinal Biomechanical Spine Lesion, Review of ligament laxity and alternation of motion segment integrity was presented with specific correlation to the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th and 6th Education. Correlation to bodily injury, causality and persistent functional losses in the personal injury patient and communication with the attorney was outlined. Attention was paid to the differences between vertebral body translation and angular motion deficits between adjacent motor units was presented. Specific details on measurement tools and analysis of the injured cervical and lumbar spines were discussed. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Detailed presentation of the progression of laboratory-based biomechanics into the clinical realm was outlined. Evidence based review of Pelvic Incidence and other sagittal balance parameters was presented. Regional sagittal balance and communication with the spine surgeon in the spine management practice was reviewed. Specific discussions were related to spinal sagittal balance and the non-surgical spine pain patient and correlated to the Corrective Care Phase of Chiropractic Care. An outline of the future of full spine biomechanical modeling was presented in relation to symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Clinical Documentation for Attorney, Contemporary techniques to best communicate chiropractic care and permanent injury to the personal injury attorney was discussed and presented. Analysis of the depth and scope of communication was emphasized with direct focus on the proper documentation management system including diagnosis, response to treatment, causality and persistent functional loss was outlined. Discussion of appropriate timing for phone consultation was presented. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Clinical Documentation for the Pain Management Physician, Contemporary techniques to best communicate chiropractic care to the pain management physician was discussed and presented. Analysis of the depth and scope of communication was emphasized with direct focus on the proper documentation management system including demographic sheets, imaging reports, most recent evaluation, and management reports. Discussion of appropriate timing for phone consultation was presented. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Clinical Documentation for the Spine Surgeon, Contemporary techniques to best communicate chiropractic care to the spine surgeon was discussed and presented. Analysis of the depth and scope of communication was emphasized with direct focus on the proper documentation management system including demographic sheet, imaging reports, most recent evaluation, and management reports. Discussion of appropriate timing for phone consultation was presented. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Interprofessional Clinical Documentation for the Primary Care Physician, Contemporary techniques to best communicate chiropractic care to the Primary Care Physician was discussed and presented. Analysis of the depth and scope of communication was emphasized with direct focus on the proper documentation management system including demographic sheet, imaging reports, most recent evaluation and management reports. Discussion of appropriate timing for phone consultation was presented. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Lumbar Spine Clinical Workflows, Detailed review of workflows of a thorough patient history and identification of clinical red flags related to relative and absolute contraindications to chiropractic care was presented. Outline of neurological examination including pathological reflexes present during cervical and lumbar stenosis was discussed. Normal vs abnormal measurement of range of motion objectifying spinal dysfunction was presented. Specific orthopedic testing related to muscle, nerve or intervertebral disc injury was discussed. Review of interprofessional triage and imaging decision tree was outlined with specific focus on the pain management physician and spinal surgeon. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Cervical Spine Clinical Workflows, Detailed review of workflows of a thorough patient history and identification of clinical red flags related to relative and absolute contraindications to chiropractic care was presented. Outline of neurological examination including pathological reflexes present during spinal cord compression, cervical stenosis and cervical myelomalacia was discussed. Normal vs abnormal measurement of range of motion objectifying spinal dysfunction was presented. Specific orthopedic testing related to specific muscle, nerve or intervertebral disc injury was discussed. Review of interprofessional triage and imaging decision tree was outlined with specific focus on the pain management physician and spinal surgeon. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Evidence Based Clinical Reporting, Overview of current CPT and ICD-10 coding guidelines pertaining to the evaluation and management of spine pain patients was presented. Timed codes, relevant diagnosis related to injured tissue was presented. Review of the difference between daily progress notes and Evaluation and Management (E/M) reporting was provided. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Health Maintenance Care and Chiropractic Case Management, Current peer reviewed indexed research demonstrating the chiropractic adjustment's effect on the maintenance of the human spine. Details of indexed research reviewing Chiropractic's role in the reduction of narcotic utilization and decreased absenteeism from work due to disability. Communicating Health Maintenance Care to the medical profession and the public was emphasized. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Corrective Spinal Care and Chiropractic Case Management, Current Peer reviewed indexed research demonstrating the chiropractic adjustment's effect on the biomechanical structure of the human spine during the corrective/rehabilitative phase of care. Basic outline of biomechanical parameters in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients was reviewed with particular focus on pathobiomechanics in chiropractic practice. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Pain Management and the Chiropractic Adjustment, Current peer reviewed indexed research demonstrating the chiropractic adjustment's effect on the central nervous system and pain threshold was outlined and reviewed. Anatomical review and contemporary supportive research were discussed. Details of central nervous system response to the chiropractic adjustment were reviewed and demonstrated. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Spine Management Clinical Workflows, In depth review and discussion of the Doctor of Chiropractic as a Spine Management Physician with specific focus on the diagnosis and management of spine pain of mechanical origin. Details were outlined in relation to triage of anatomical causes of spine pain such as fracture, tumor infection. National Spine Management Group, Buffalo, NY, 2021

Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace and how a level of clinical excellence is reflected in a doctors' documentation and credentials. Treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

MRI Spine Interpretation, An evidence-based understanding of time-related etiology of disc pathology considering the American Society of Neuroradiology's designation of protrusion, extrusion, and sequestration of spinal discs, Considering the signal intensity of discs in age-dating pathology and acquisition protocols for advanced spinal imaging. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Spinal Biomechanics; A Literature Perspective, An evidenced-based model for spinal biomechanical engineering and pathobiomechanics considering the pathophysiological limits in translations, angular deviation, and rotational planes. Utilizing the Cartesian system in plotting vertebral points to demonstratively conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and biomechanical treatment plan with the consideration of long-term care in the non-specific mechanical spine pain patient when necessary. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Case Management of Mechanical Spine Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds of herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered, and bulging discs. Differentially diagnosing vascular vs. mechanical spinal lesions and the necessity for urgent vascular, neurological intervention, Collaborating in a team environment utilizing a neuroradiologist, electrophysiologist, and neurosurgeon with the chiropractor as the primary spine care provider. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Pathobiomechanics and Documentation, CPT Coding Guidelines for Initial and Established Patients with particular attention paid to Patient History, Review of Systems, Social and Family History, Physical Examination, and Medical Decision making.  Specific differences in coding levels and required elements for a 99202-99203-99204-99205. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Using Documentation and Ethical Relationships, Pathways to improve coordination of care, and interprofessional communication with collaborating physicians.  Maintaining ethical relationships in the medical-legal community through documentation and communication of demonstrable diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Clinical Application, History of clinical biomechanics with an emphasis on the diagnosis and management of spine pain of mechanical/functional origin.  Evidence-based symptomatic vs. asymptomatic parameters using peer-reviewed medical index literature. Computerized mensuration analysis of spinal biomechanical pathology. Comparison of demonstrable spinal biomechanical failure on imaging to clinical evaluation and physical examination. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Clinical Grand Rounds, Case reviews utilizing E/M, MRI, and x-ray mensuration report to conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Common diagnosis requiring interprofessional collaboration with a discussion of diagnostic dilemmas and proper communication methods. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing based upon in an initial evaluation and management encounter ranging from a 99202 – 99205 that includes comorbidities, non-musculoskeletal, and sequellae to injury diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Diagnosing and Case Management, The requirements for diagnosing imaging inclusive of static x-rays, biomechanical x-rays, and MRI. Documenting the clinical findings of disc bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion, and fragmentation. Coding, diagnosing, and documenting individual treatment encounters in the clinical setting. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Ramping Up Your Practice Post-COVID-19 - A Quick Solution Based on Your Documentation & Clinical Excellence, Utilizing your documentation to accurately reflect the Evaluation and Management code billed. Inclusive of a complete current, past history, previous care, and a full review of systems. The management of post-traumatic cases in a collaborative environment in a literature-based standard. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Ramping Up Your Practice Post-COVID-19 - A Quick Solution Based on Your Documentation & Clinical Excellence, A case study of managing a patient where the MRI was inaccurate based upon literature standards and the collaboratively working through a system in triaging an extruded disc patient from psychological support to appropriate surgical care. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020

Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Utilizing clinical findings in conjunction with advanced imaging and electrodiagnostic findings in managing collaborative relationships with medical specialists. Applying a literature standard to care to ensure conservative care as the first option. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2020

Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Managing spinal related cases based upon MRI findings of herniations, bulges, protrusion, extrusions (comminuted and fragmented) utilizing thin-sliced acquisition protocols. When to consider ordering T1, T2, Short Tau Inversion Radiant, proton density and Dixon sequencing for spinal related pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2020

Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Creating literature-based documentation inclusive of history and a clinical examination that encompasses causality, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans. Ensuring the whole person impairment ratings are consistent with contemporary literature. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2020

Chiropractic as the First Option for Spine, A Literature-Based Standard, Spinal biomechanical engineering models related to pathobiomechanics and literature-based standards in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Determining impairment ratings based upon alteration of motion segment integrity utilizing motion-imaging, and creating demonstrable evidence for continued treatment plans. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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, 2020

Computerized Mensuration of Spinal Biomechanical Pathology, Understanding the algorithmic interpretation of spinal biomechanical pathology in a 3-D model and creating treatment plans, impairment ratings and teaching models based upon the vertebral motor unit angles. Determining sagittal and axial alignments in creating a normative baseline for treatment goals and outcomes. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019

Neurosurgical-Chiropractic Collaboration on Spinal Pathology, Utilizing x-ray, MRI and other modalities of advanced imaging in conjunction with spinal biomechanical failure and clinical evaluation to collaboratively create treatment protocols for patients in both the operative and non-operative cases. Determining the boundaries of scope of care for both the chiropractor and neurosurgeon based upon a definitive diagnosis of the mechanical vs. an anatomical lesion. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019

Documentation and Ethics in Medical-Legal Relationships, Creating ethical relationships based upon accurate documentation reflective of the casually related condition of the injured. Ensuring accepted credentials of the doctor based upon Voir Dire standards reflected in an admissible curriculum vitae. How to present demonstrative documentation in the courts reflective of the patient’s pathology. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019

Coding, Documentation and Compliant Coding, Ensuring the correct codes are utilized in an evaluation and management encounter. The correct elements are utilized to support the level of E&M coded along with a self-audit program to ensure ethical billing occurs. Guidelines for history of present illness, primary complaint, review of systems, family, social and past histories are discussed and how to document the same. Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019

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 clinical evaluation, advanced imaging and electrodiagnostics. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2019

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2019

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2019

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2019

Connective Tissue Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics as Sequella to Trauma, MRI Spine Interpretation, Ordering Protocols & Triaging the Injure, 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2018

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 reimbursor’s requirements for complete documentation. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018

Evidenced Based 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2018

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, 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 last 10 years verifying chiropractic’s role. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, 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 spinal adjustment based upon the literature. Care paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from an outcome basis, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division.  Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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, New York, 2018

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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

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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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

Orthopedic Testing: Clinical 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. Cleveland University Kansas City, 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

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: 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 instroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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

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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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

Clinical Evaluation and 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, 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

Primary Spine Care 2: Spinal Trauma Pathology, Morphology of healthy and traumatized connective tissue and the permanency implication of adhesions, spinal disc morphology in the healthy and pathological patient as sequella to trauma in relationship to bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions and sequestrations. Aberrant spinal biomechanics and negative sequella to trauma. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket NY, 2017

Primary Spine Care 2: Utilizing Research in Trauma, The ability of your electronic health records to convey tissue pathology while documenting case studies, field experiments, randomized trials and systematic literature reviews, Introducing evidence based macros in documentation to support the literature and necessity of care. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket NY, 2017

Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropracitc Evidence, Analyzing segmental pathology, adjusting vs. mobilization with cervicogenic headaches, Opioid alternatives and case management of mechanical spine pain based upon outcome studies. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket NY, 2017

Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment Central Nervous System Processing, Literature reviews of mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor and nociceptor stimulation of later horn gray matter with periaqueductal stimulation affecting the thalamus and cortical regions with efferent distribution in disparate regions of the body in both pain and systemic stimulation. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket NY, 2017

Coordinating Orthopedic and Chiropractic Spine Care, This course is a literature based clinical cased oriented presentations to teach Chiropractors how, when and why to refer to pain management doctors and spinal surgeons. Certification in Coordinating Orthopedic and Chiropractic spine care, Diplomate, The Advanced Spine Center, The Advanced Spine Center, The Advanced Spine Center, Basking Ridge, NJ, 2017

Core Strengthening, The format of this course is a live seminar with hands on skills for 4 hours. It taught the muscle groups which incorporate the "core" and exercises used to strengthen these muscle groups. Hands on demonstration and rationale for using the various exercises with indications and contraindications for different patients were clearly explained. The Institute for Continuing Education, Fairfield NJ, 2016

KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test, & Muscle Applications, The format of this course was a live seminar. It taught fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio® Tex Tape. Kinesio Taping® Method designed for muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Kinesio Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. Kinesio Association, Fairfield , NJ, 2015

KT2 Advanced Concepts & Corrective Technique, The format of this course was a live seminar. What was taught six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions. Correctly describe the fundamental concepts of Kinesio Taping Method. Accurately describe the unique qualities of Kinesio Tex Tape. Apply the Kinesio Taping Method correctly to relax and stimulate muscles. Correctly apply Kinesio Taping techniques for treatment of select clinical conditions using the concepts and principles of the Kinesio Taping Method. Kinesio Association , Fairfield , NJ, 2015

Primary Spine Care, Neurophysiological central and peripheral nervous systems mechanisms of pain with integrated higher cortical functions of the thalamus, cingulate, amygdala, pre-frontal, motor, and sensory cortexes. Trauma and chronic pain care affecting mechanoreceptors, nociceptors, and proprioceptors through adjustive therapy based upon evidenced based care and current literature verification. New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Islandia, NY, 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. New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Islandia, NY, 2015

Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, 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. [Insert the state licensure body sent to you], Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013 Certification in Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New Jersey, 2013

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. University of Bridgeport College of ChiropracticAcademy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013

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. University of Bridgeport College of chiropracticAcademy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013

Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. University of Bridgeport College of ChiropracticAcademy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 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. University of Bridgeport College of ChiropracticAcademy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013

Trekking the Hormone Jungle, The format of this course was a live seminar. It reviewed and taught the biochemistry of the endocrine system as it relates to the degenerative processes in the body. The course also instructed the doctors on nutritional protocols to aid and reverse the degenerative process. University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, 2012

Active Release Technique-Spine, The format of this course was a live seminar with hands on instruction. The origins and insertions of the muscles of the spine were reviewed and the doctors were taught and tested on the evaluation and treatment protocols for soft tissue injuries of the spinal and core muscles. Active Release Technique, Colorado Springs, CO, 2007

Active Release Technique-Upper Extremity, The format of this course was a live seminar with hands on instruction. The origins and insertions of the muscles of the upper extremity were reviewed and the doctors were taught and tested on the evaluation and treatment protocols for soft tissue injuries of the upper extremity. Active Release Technique, Colorado Springs, CO, 2006

Applied Kinesiology in Clinical Practice, The format of this course is a live seminar with hands on instruction. Muscle anatomy and function were taught in relation to mechanics of the spine and extremities. NYCC, Senica Falls, NY, 2000

Chiropractic Rehabilitation, The format of this 100 hour course was taught in live seminars monthly over a ten month time period. The doctors were taught the protocols and rationale for active rehabilitation as it relates to chiropractic and the spine. Canadian Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada, 1998

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2013 – Present

American Chiropractic Association, Professional Member, 1987 – Present

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Professional Member, 1987 - Present

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Team Chiropractic Physician Volunteer, Princeton High School’s Swim Team, 2008 - 2015