Richard McKay DC, MA, BS, CFM
F-54 Omega Drive, Newark, DE, 19713
Phone: 302-368-1300
Fax: 302-368-1695
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http://www.advancedback.com

Selected Occupational History

Clinical Director, Chiropractor, Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center, F-54 Omega Drive, Newark, DE 19713, 1986-Present

Faculty Positions

Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Western States, 2900 NE 132nd Ave., Portland, OR, appointed by Stanley Ewald, D.C, Associate Dean Clinical Internship, August 2, 2016- Preset

Education and Licensure

 

Doctor of Chiropractic- Licensed in the State of Delaware, License # F1000209,1986- Present, Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA 1986- Present

Internship- Palmer College of Chiropractic Outpatient Facility, Davenport, IA, 1985-1986
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1985
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1986
Masters of Arts in ED Film, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, 1979-1981
Bachelor of Science in Science/Education, Undergraduate Education, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 1973

Awards

 

Clinical Excellence in Chiropractic Primary Spine 2016, awarded by Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division based upon clinical knowledge, training and contribution to the chiropractic profession, presented on June 4, 2016 by Mark Studin, DC, FADBE(C),DAAPM, DAAMLP.

Post Graduate Education and Certifications:  

 

MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanics, Bulging, herniated, protruded and extruded disc contemporary nomenclature, analysis and differential diagnosis. Connective tissue physiology and pathology with aberrant biomechanical permanent sequalae, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville NY, 2017
 
Contemporary Literature in Spinal Biomechanics, Normal vs. pathological biomechanical spinal motion both in a single motor unit and coupling actions. Interdisciplinary approach to mechanical spine issues and evidenced based care paths, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville NY, 2017
 
Documentation of Spinal Trauma, Interdisciplinary approaches in documentation of spinal related injuries inclusive of connective tissue disorders and biomechanical failure. Clinically correlating history, imaging, advanced imaging and clinical findings to conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville NY, 2017
 
Contemporary Literature of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment, The bio-neuro-mechanical scientific foundation of spinal lesion and the neurological pathways, both in the lower and upper motor neuron pathways. The autonomic sequella of the vertebral subluxation and the effects of the correction and maintenance of those lesions, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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.  Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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-morbities 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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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.  Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

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 spondylolesthesis, 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.  Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age-dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff’s Law and radicular clinical presentation, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY 2017
 
Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY 2017
 
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of the spinal system with central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing network and the HPA Axis (hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic spinal adjustment, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY 2017
 
Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Maintaining ethical Interprofessional relationships based upon an evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and concludes the presence or absence of pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY 2017
 
Do Opioids Effectively Treat Low Back Pain? The utilization of opioids, bed rest and other pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of chronic low back pain in outcome studies, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2016

Interprofessional Communication: How Can it Improve Healthcare? The best practices in interprofessional communication and optimizing the tools in clinical practice to benefit patient outcomes.  Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2016

Establishing Roles and Responsibilities for Interprofessional Care Team Members, Defining roles in a collaborative environment based upon skills, knowledge and abilities of each provider while engaging patients in the process, Accreditation Council on Continuing Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape 2016

Inter Professional Collaboration to Improve Health Care: An Introduction, Creating patient centered approaches to improve outcomes in treatment models while concurrently reducing risk, Accreditation Council on Continuing Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape 2016

What is the Most Effective NSAID for Osteoarthritis Pain? Osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain are two of the most common causes of pain in the clinical practice and this report defines Diclofenac at a dosage of 150 mgs per day.  Accreditation Council on Continuing Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape 2016

Integrative Approach to Chronic Low Back Reviews the evidence for safety and efficacy of complementary and integrative health approaches for treating low back pain, making it increasingly possible to provide evidence- based recommendation based upon systematic and professional consensus. Accreditation Council on Continuing Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape 2016

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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2016

Primary Spine Care- Central Nervous System Processing of Pain and Physiology, Central neural pathways of pain and higher cortical responses to pain and the effect and the effect of high amplitude-low forces on mechanoreceptors and proprioceptors. The effects of neuropeptides on the hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenal axis when treating patients. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, NY 2016

Primary Spine Care- MRI, Bone Edema and Degeneration, The effects of trauma on spinal vertebral segments and the short and long term sequella to morphology. Identifying and diagnosing bone edema, spurring, types of degeneration in assessing biomechanical stability in conjunction with Modic and Pfeiffer changes. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, NY 2016.

Primary Spine Care- Hospital and Emergency Room Care, Identifying spinal lesions inclusive of cord and root lesion through examination and advanced imaging in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan to effectively triage in collaboration and coordination with medical specialist and emergency department physicians. Differentially diagnosing and triaging disc degenerative bulges, traumatic disc herniations, extrusion herniations and fragmented herniations along with managing traumatically induced pain as sequella to degenerative disc trauma, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville NY, 2016

MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering-Primary Spine Care, Correlating spinal biomechanics secondary to trauma and MRI findings inclusive of herniation, bulging, protruded and extruded discs. Correlating co-efficient of forces translated form the bullet vehicle to the target vehicle to the occupant in determining causality of bodily injury, Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015

Evidenced Based Interprofessional Collaboration- Primary Spine Care, Chiropractic as Primary spine care based upon the literature conclusions and the documentation requirements to support those conclusions in an ethical collaborative environment inclusive of hospitals, emergency rooms, primary care medical doctors and medical specialists. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015

Contemporary Literature Review of the Chiropractic Adjusting Mechanisms- Primary Spine Care, The latest scientific evidence of the effects of the chiropractic spinal adjustment on the central nervous system, both upper and lower motor neurons. A comparative analysis of chiropractic vs. other modalities and therapies, Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015

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 sequella to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variantions. Clinical scenarios as sequella to disc and pre-existing pathologies. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. April 2015.

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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. February 2015.

Impairment Rating Certificate, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequeale, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocations and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. February 2015.
 
Documentation and Evidence in a Medical-Legal Practice, The role of scientific research conclusions with contemporary documentation to effectively support the necessity for clinically indicated care. The role of timely evaluations and re-evaluations in coordinating care inclusive of history, physical and evaluation report and concludes with the correlation of the SOAP Note and HCFA that correlates the conclusion of the evaluator findings. Coordinating research and clinical findings with primary care providers and medical specialists in the rehabilitation process inclusive of insurance requirements and contemporary MRI research nomenclature. PACE recognized for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Boca Raton, FL 2014

MRI Certification of Completion, Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

MRI Spine Interpretation, 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. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

MRI 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,Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

MRI Advanced Pathology, Bone and Tumors, 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.  Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

MRI Clinical Applications, 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. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

MRI 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, Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

MRI Methodology, 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. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY 2014

Neurodiagnostics, Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conductions Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An indepth 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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY 2014

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 neuordiagnostics. An understanding on 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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY 2014

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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY 2014

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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY 2014

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community, Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology in both a functional and structural paradigm, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY 2014

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Neurodiagnostic Testing: EMG/NCV, SSEP, V-ENG, BAER, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Triaging Trauma Care, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin ,DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Medical-Legal Documentation & Credentials, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Examination & Triaging The Trauma Patient, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Trauma & Personal Injury Protocols, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: MRI, CAT SCAN & BONE SCAN INTERPRETATION, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Medical-Legal Protocols in Insurance, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

CE Certificate of Continuing Education: Crash Dynamics and the Trauma Victim, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, Granted by Mark Studin, DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP, President (5/13/2014)

Functional Medicine Practioner (C.F.M.P.), The Functional Medicine University curriculum includes coursework on blood chemistry, advanced diagnostic tests, gastrointestinal dysfunctions, immune imbalances, metabolic problems, inflammation, detoxification, hormone dysregulation, psychological functioning, biomechanical difficulties and more. It involves a rigorous course of study in a new science-based system of holistic diagnosis and treatment, Functional Medicine University, Greer, South Carolina 2013

Chiropractic Biophysics CEUs: Whiplash and Diagnosis, Life University-Marietta, GA, Newark, NJ, 12 hours completed and granted by Dr. Angel Tribuno, CEO (April 27-28, 2013)

Chiropractic Biophysics CEUs: Pediatric Techniques, Life University-Marietta, GA, 12 hours completed and granted by Dr. Angel Tribuno, CEO (March 9-10, 2013)

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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.

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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.

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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, occular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.
Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, To utilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnoising normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.
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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.

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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.

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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013.

Whiplash and Diagnosis, Examination, documentation and treatment plan created for the traumatically injured patient, with a review of a functional rehabilitation best practices. Life University, Marietta, GA, 2013

Pediatric Techniques, Understanding and applying current diagnosis and treatment plans for the young patient, in accordance with current safety standards,  Life University- Marietta, GA, 2013

Documentation: Protecting the Patient, Physical evaluation protocols and review of orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic examination protocols to arrive at an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan.  Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012

Introduction to Ethical Billing Practices, Documentation practices and overview on best practice guidelines to accurately record medical necessity. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS 2012

Modern Diagnosis, Treatment and Documentation Protocols, Document and accurately reporting injuries through appropriate diagnoses and treatment plan creating with integration of pathobiomechanics for best clinical treatment plans Northwest Health Sciences University, Department of Continuing Education, Bloomington, MN, 2010

Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain,  Integrating and applying best clinical practices related to the creation of a diagnoses, prognoses, and treatment plans., Delaware Technical and Community, Delaware Chiropractic Society, Newark, DE 19713, 2007
Board Eligible Chiropractic Orthopedist, Successful completion of 300 post graduate hours of chiropractic orthopedics, the purpose of which are, by non-cutting techniques, to prevent and correct deformities and to preserve and improve the function of bones, muscles, joints and their nerve supply, when such function is threatened or impaired by defects, lesion, or disease. Pettibon Spinal biomechanics and engineering seminar (576 hours) a progressive course including spinal biomechanics, advanced x-ray procedures, x-ray analysis, and advanced adjusting procedures.  Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Allentown, PA, 1988-1990

Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics and Engineering, a progressive course including spinal biomechanics, advanced x-ray procedures, x-ray analysis, and advanced adjusting procedures, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA 1985-1986

Certificate of Completion: Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain, Delaware Technical and Community College, 12 hours, Delaware Chiropractic Society, Granted by Brian R. Chandler, DC/Pres DCS (June 2007)

Certificate of Completion: Modern Diagnosis, Treatment and Documentation Protocols, Northwest Health Sciences University, Department of Continuing Education, Bloomington, MN, Granted by Diana L. Berg, NWHSU ID#374518 (4/1/2010-6/30/2010)

CEvantive Certificate of Continuing Education: Documentation: Protecting the Patient, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, Granted by Stephen M. Foreman, DC, DABCO (6/5/2012)

CEvantive Certificate of Continuing Education: Introduction to Ethical Billing Practices, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, Granted by Stephen M. Foreman, DC, DABCO (6/6/2012)

Diplomate, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 1986

 

Selected Memberships:

American Institute of Personal Injury Physicians, 2011- Present        

American Academy of Pain Management, Member, 2011- Present

Academy of Chiropractic- Member- 2011 – Present

Delaware Chiropractic Society, Member, 1986 – Present

Pi Tau Delta International Chiropractic Honor Society, Member, 1986 – Present

Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Academic Society, Member, 1986 – Present