Andrew Gallinaro DC
75 Gilcreast Rd Unit 200, Londonderry, NH, 03053
Phone: 603-624-6100
Fax: 603-432-3371
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http://www.Londonderrychiro.com
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Hampshire, License # 650-0102, 2002-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, 2001
Internship, Chiropractic Health Center, Seneca Falls and Depew, New York, 2001 - 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1999
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2001
Bachelor Of Science in Sports Biology, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1998

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Primary Spine Care Symposium 3- Connective Tissue and Spinal Disc Pathology, The morphology and pathology of connective tissue, inclusive of spinal disc disorders and prognosticating wound repair with permanency implications. Disc bulge, herniation, protrusion and extrusion classifications based upon contemporary literature and how to age-date disc pathology. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care Symposium 3- Physiology and Anatomy of Spinal Manual Adjusting, Understanding the role of mechanoreceptors, proprioceptors and nociceptors with facets, ligaments, tendons and muscles in aberrant spinal biomechanics. MRI and imaging studies of decompressing via a chiropractic spinal adjustment of the bio-neuro-mechanical lesion and its effects on the central nervous system both reflexively and supratentorially. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care Symposium 3- Medical-Legal Documentation, The contemporary documentation required in a medical-legal environment that is evidenced based and meets the standards of the courts and academia. Utilizing the scientific data to support a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan while meeting the admissibility standards based upon a professional’s credentials. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, NY, 2017
Food Allergies & Sensitivities in the New Millennium, The mechanisms involved in different types of adverse food reactions such as food allergies, food intolerances, food sensitivities, and immune-mediated, non-immune–mediated, and toxin-based reactions. The connection between oral tolerances and both food proteins and food-induced pathologies. How to develop clinical strategies to support dietary immune tolerance. The relationship between mucosal inflammation and food intolerances. The role of key nutrients in anergy and mucosal health. Clinical jewels and insights. Neuroendocrine Immunology Seminar Series, Apex, Portsmouth, NH, 2016
The Neuroendocrine Immunology of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, A systemic review of the latest literature on the exact mechanisms leading to the symptoms and signs of SIBO. The list of recommended foods to avoid for those who experience SIBO. The major mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of SIBO, including various mechanisms of malabsorption, causes of enteric nervous system degeneration, and the brain-gut axis dysregulation involving both motility and intestinal valve control. Clinical jewels and insights. Neuroendocrine Immunology Seminar Series, Apex, Portsmouth, NH, 2016
Mastering the Thyroid, This landmark 3-day course is designed to help clinicians master the concepts of thyroid physiology, assessment, and clinical applications. There is no area in the field of functional wellness that is more outdated than thyroid assessment and management. This course will redefine how practitioners address thyroid health.A discussion of 24 common and newly highlighted patterns in thyroid imbalances. Thyroid-immune-nervous system-endocrine crosstalk and its clinical implications. The impact of thyroid hormones on every major physiological process. A step-by-step thyroid physical exam. Clinical jewels and insights. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Burlington, Massachusetts, 2016
Balancing Female Hormones Naturally: Nutrition & Herbal Support, Upon completion of this seminar, you will be able to identify and evaluate all stages of the female hormonal cycle and the six most common female endocrine hormone dysfunctions, as well as develop appropriate nutritional protocols for every case.Other subjects include: HP Axis and Hormones, Testing Options, Estrogen Dominance and Lifestyle Factors, Common Female Disorders. University of Western States, Bedford, NH, 2015
Spinal Decompression, This course will expose many of the lies and exaggerations that many of the decompression table manufacturers have been telling us. During this hour we will examine spinal decompression therapy through and objective review of the medical and chiropractic literature regarding its efficacy. Life University, School of Chiropractic, 2015
Spinal Pain Syndromes, This course will present the clinical aspects of pain. You will learn about the differences between Sclerotogenous, Myofascial, Visceral and Neuropathic pain syndromes. This will include a review of the literature of Bogduk, Lord and Kuslich. Life University, School of Chiropractic, 2015
Basic MRI Part 1, Although a detailed understanding of nuclear physics is not necessary to interpret MRI studies, chiropractors should have a solid understanding of the basic principles involved in producing MRI images. This course describes the basic fundamental principles shared by all MRI scanners. Life University, School of Chiropractic, 2015
Basic MRI Part 2, The second part to this series will begin with a discussion regarding the multiplanar images of MRI, the shades of gray and the differences between T1 and T2 weighted images. We will then explore the special MRI studies that have been created to help identify different pathologies. This will include discussions on Fat Suppression, Contrast Enhanced and Functional MRI studies. Life University, School of Chiropractic, 2015
Basic MRI Part 3, In the third part of this series we will discuss the Contraindications to MRI, how to read an MRI report, the MRI appearance of DDD, Ligamentum Flavum Hypertrophy, Disc Herniations, Annular Tears and Post-disc Surgical cases. Life University, School of Chiropractic, 2015
Fundamentals of Functional Blood Chemistry, This comprehensive 2-day course is designed to review the primary concepts of human physiology, laboratory biomarkers, and blood chemistry patterns. This course is designed to equip the attendee with the necessary foundation and focus to start in Science-Guided Wellness™. Topics include: Introduction to blood chemistry concepts and principles, Single test vs patterns, How to evaluate a complete blood count, chemistry-24, thyroid panel, and lipid profile, When to order special tests and studies, and when to refer out, Special focus on blood glucose; red blood cells; and the cardiovascular, immune, thyroid, renal, and hepatic systems, and Clinical jewels and insights. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
The Development and Aging of the Brain, This informative presentation will explore how the aging process in the brain is strongly influenced by various physiological mechanisms. Topics include: The earliest signs of an aging brain, Qualitative and quantitative neuronal differences between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The effects of neurotransmitters and neurodegeneration on mood and brain function. One out of eight children today suffers from some type of childhood developmental disorder, such as attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, dyslexia, etc. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Framingham, Massachusetts, 2014
Functional and Neurological Diagnosis and Treatment of the Whiplash Patient, Interpreting cervical MRIs, accelerated/decelerated accident dynamics and the effect of forces on the spine from the seat-belt, airbag, steering wheel, head restraint and occupant awareness. The latest research on the relationship between vehicle damage and bodily injury so you have the ammunition to fight any claim as well as become the go to chiropractor from attorneys for these types of injuries. The clinical evaluation of whiplash injuries from structural to neurological to functional diagnosis and how to rate these injuries for permanency. We will tie this all in to creating an effective treatment plan for whiplash injuries. Texas Chiropractic College, Boston, Massachusetts, 2013
The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy, Outline the most commonly encountered neurological complaints of pregnancy that a D.C. might encounter in practice Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care Modify normal practices, techniques and methods to accommodate for the biomechanical changes of the pregnancy patient Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2013
Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints, Outline eight commonly encountered complaints of pregnancy that a DC might encounter in practice Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care Understand the various causes of each complaint and how to address these causes Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2013
Herbs and Homeopathy during pregnancy, Outline the most common herbal and homeopathic remedies that may be useful to a DC who cares for pregnant patients Differentiate between helpful remedies and those contraindicated for use during pregnancy How and when to successfully integrate these palliative therapies to relieve common complaints of pregnancy Recognize the basics of homeopathy, why and how it works, how to administer remedies and proper use and storage of remedies Generalize the use and need for these remedies to accommodate the special needs and concerns of the pregnancy patient. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2013
Dietary and exercise concerns during pregnancy, Outline necessary dietary requirements for the mother to be Differentiate between safe and unsafe exercises that can be recommended to the expectant mother Give examples of safe exercise practices to the pregnant patient Identify the normal and customary weight gain during a healthy pregnancy Offer dietary recommendations and healthy food choices to the pregnant patient. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2013
Case studies of breech presentation and various common complaints of pregnancy, Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with various common complaints of pregnancy Identify the various causes of a breech presentation and how to address these causes Integrate or eliminate other palliative therapies to aid in the reversal of a breech presentation and common complaints of pregnancy Analyze and adjust according to the patient history and concomitant exam findings. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2013
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Course, American Red Cross, Manchester, NH, 2013
Documentation and Triage in Trauma, CD-9 and CPT requirements in coding for the traumatically injured including integrating electronic health records including informed consent, evaluation and management, testing orders. The utilization of research in medical reports for both the trauma and non-trauma patients. Clinical coordination of care and reporting to healthcare and legal providers. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Medical-Legal Research and the Documentation of Causal Relationship, Prognosis and Treatment of the Traumatically Injured, Review of current research published in peer reviewed medically indexed journals focusing on traumatic injuries and how current literature affects the diagnostic conclusion and how to formulate treatment plans Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Biomechanics of Spinal Trauma and its Relationship to Pre-Existing Injuries and Degenerative Changes, Whiplash Associated Disorders and the biomechanics of side impact vs. rear impact with emphasis on traumatic forces and body position, the mechanism of whiplash injury phases with their relationships to physiologic tolerance to trauma, specific diagnosis of disc pathology and annular tear, disc herniation, fracture, ligamentous injury and instability. Details of spinal nerve root stretching injury and dimensions of the spinal canal during whiplash was outlined particular to significant spinal injury resulting from low level accelerations including pediatric spinal trauma and physiological normals. Spinal surgical intervention techniques including ordering diagnostic studies using MRI, CT and digital motion x-ray. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
MRI Spine Interpretation of Disc Bulge and Herniation, Spinal MRI findings related to degenerative changes vs. traumatic changes of the intervertebral disc by using definitions provided by the American Society of Neuroradiology. Anatomy of the intervertebral disc, spinal cord, nerve roots and spinal ligaments correlated to T1, T2, STIR sagittal, stacking and axial images. Anatomical MRI differentiation of normal, degenerative and traumatic changes Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Electrodiagnostics Interpretation, EMG/NCV, Somato-sensory evoked potentials, brainstem auditory evoked potential and visual evoked potential utilization, physiology and interpretation, electrodiagnostic testing as a clinical component in part of the neurological work-up of the traumatically injured patient in both the peripheral and central nervous system. Indications and contraindications to electrodiagnostic procedures . The utilization of electrodiagnostics in concluding radiculopathy, myelopathy and plexopathy and determining recent trauma or chronic pathology Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Admissibility Standards of the Medical Expert in Trauma, Documentation requirements of the courts in a medical-legal case including causality, bodily injury and persistent functional losses, ethically reporting of functional loss as it pertains to the integrity of the joint and activities of daily living and implications of chronicity, reporting of normal findings, maximum medical improvement and the release of the patient in the medical-legal arena Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Spinal Disorders From Diagnosis To Treatment, Cutting Edge Diagnosis Tools using History, Examination, X-Ray, Postural Distortions, and Dynamic Movement. Cutting Edge Treatment using Spinal and Extremity Adjusting, Soft Tissue Release and Grooving Movement Patterns through Stretching, Stretching, Strengthening, and Stabilization Exercises. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2012
Credentials and Clinically Correlating Causality, The significance documentation and credentials in the personal injury field with a focus on clinically correlating causality, bodily injury and persistent functional loss as a sequellae. New York Chiropractic Council, 2011
Fascial Movement Taping and Power Taping, /Course Outline / Rocktape, 4 Pillars of Power Taping, Indications/Contraindications, Movement Assessment, Tape Application, Rehab/Postural/Pregnancy/Edema Control, FMS – Squat and Push-up Patterns, Performance Chain Taping, Sport Specific Chains/Taping, Insurance and Cash Billing Practices, How to bill, Market. Certification in Rocktape Instructor, Rocktape Seminars, San Jose, California, 2011
Nutrition 103- Antioxidants, Vitamin E, Silymarin, Magnesium and whole grains, Review aspects of antioxidants and free radicals Discuss how silymarin can improve an alcohol-damaged liver Describe the connection/mechanism between atherosclerosis and vitamin E Identify research evidence between whole grains and disease Delineate the relationship of magnesium and hypertension. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2009
Nutrition 104-Nutritional Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease, Identify risk factors of cardiovascular disease Construct a list of appropriate food and food groups associated with cardiovascular disease prevention Evaluate various supplements that are beneficial in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease Differentiate various diets in regard to cardiovascular disease. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2009
Chiropractic Approach to the Management and Treatment of Headaches, Chiropractic Solutions, 2009
Detox Seminar: Environmental Toxins on the Attack, Metagenics Educational Programs, 2008
Nutrition 102, Distinguish how orange juice can improve blood lipid profiles Discuss dietary aspects for the vegetarian athlete Identify the relationship between bromelain and acute inflammation Develop the anti-septic activity of tea tree oil Describe Probiotics. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2007
Nutrition 101, Identify the correlation of resistance exercise and lipoprotein Patterns Discuss the effect of boswelia on arthritis Review the effect of green tea on weight loss Establish the relationship of exercise and water replacement Identify the relationship of red wine and the cardiovascular system. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, 2007
The Top 20 Nutritional Strategies Every Health Care Provider Needs to Know, Metagenics Educational Programs, 2007
Rehabilitation of the Spine, Dynamic Chiropractic Solutions, 2006
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th ed., ChiroHealth Educational Seminars/ N.U.H.S., 2005
Applying Nutrigenomics In Clinical Practice To Reshape Your Patients' Health, Metagenics Educational Programs, 2005
Managing The Complex Patient: Science-Based Natural Therapies For The Most Challenging Cases , Metagenics Educational Programs, 2005
Understanding the Clinical Applications of Improved Metabolic Biotransformation, Metagenics Educational Programs, 2003
Applied Clinical Nutrition & Patient Assessment Using CRA, Contact Reflex Analysis (CRA), simply stated, is an energy connection. It is a technique that utilizes a muscle response as an indicator and assessment of the energy status of each organ, gland, system, or structure. This energy assessment is accomplished by testing one or more reflexes, which are similar to acupuncture points and meridians, and monitoring the reactance of the muscle when in contact with these points. Texas Chiropractic College, Manchester, NH, 2002
Certification in Fitness, Strength & Performance, New York Chiropractic College, 1999

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

New Hampshire Chiropractic Association, General Member, 2011 - Present
American Academy of Medical Legal Professional, General Member, 2011 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Phi Chi Omega Chiropractic Society, New York Chiropractic College, 2001
Dean's List, Springfield College, 1998