William Jordan DC
411 D Street, South Charleston, WV, 25303
Phone: 304-768-7671
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http://www.jordanchiropracticcenter.com

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1973

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

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. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

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. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

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. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

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. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

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 algorithm in analyzing a spine. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

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. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards', ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

MRI Spine Interpretation, The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Joint Providership of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Management, Inc. The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2015 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Spine Interpretation, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Physics, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Disc and Spinal Pathology, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Advanced Pathology, Bone and Tumors, 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. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2016 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Methodology, 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. New York Chiropractic Council, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Clinical Applications, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 201 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Triaging Trauma Care, 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, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Crash Dynamics and The Trauma Victim, 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, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Examination & Triaging the Trauma Patient, Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Medical-Legal Documentation & Credentials, Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-10 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, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Medical-Legal Documentation & Credentials, Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Medical-Legal Protocols in Insurance, Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9/ ICD-10 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, Long Island, NY, 2012 Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI, CAT Scan, Bone Scan, Interpretation, MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Neurodiagnostic Testing: EMG/NCV SSEP, V-ENG, BAER, Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Trauma & Personal Injury Protocols, 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, Long Island, NY, 2012Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015 Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015

MRI Spine Cervical-Lumbar Bulge and Herniation Interpretation, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, 2015

MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC POST DOCTORAL DIVISION, New York, 2015

Lumbar MRI Bulge, Central Canal Stenosis and Degeneration, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC POST DOCTORAL DIVISION, East Setauket, New York, 2015

Lumbar MRI Herniation, Cauda Equina and Root Involvement, 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. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC POST DOCTORAL DIVISION, East Setauket, New York, 2015

Cervical MRI Herniation, Spinal Cord and Root Involvement, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC POST DOCTORAL DIVISION, East Setauket, New York, 2015

Cervical MRI Bulge, Central Canal Stenosis and Degeneration, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC POST DOCTORAL DIVISION, East Setauket, New York, 2015

Clinical Correlation of History, Physical Findings and MRI Images, 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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015 ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC POST DOCTORAL DIVISION, East Setauket, New York, 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013 Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2015, East Setauket, NY, 2015

Low Back Pain and Sciatica, Intergrate current scientific concepts into practice involving the care of patients with low back pain and sciatica. Identify full range of diagnoses for LBP and Sciatica. Hx, signs, symptoms of LBP. Diagnostic studies in cost effective manner. Select appropriate cost effective Rx of LBP and sciatica. Utilize AHCPR guidelines for management of LBP and sciatica. Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education. Harvard Medical School, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2000

Cost-Effective Evaluation & Management of Lower Back Pain (4th), West Virginia University School of Medicine, WVU School of Medicine Office of CME, WV, 1998

Cost-Effective Evaluation & Management of Lower Back Pain, West Virginia University School of Medicine, WVU School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, WV, 1996

Cost-Effective Evaluation & Management of Lower Back Pain, West Virginia University School of Medicine, WVU School of Medicine Office of CME and West Virginia University Hospital, Inc., WV, 1995

Current Methods in Rating Impairments, West Virginia University School of Medicine, WVU School of Medicine Office of CME and WV Workers' Compensation, 1994

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Lecturer, Biomechanical Evaluation of Posture in Athletic Performance, University of Charleston, WV, 2004-

Extension Faculty Member, Intern Preceptorship, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Charleston, WV, 1997- Present

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

American Board of Forensic Professionals, International Certification in Impairment and Disability Rating, 2004 - Present

 

Future Industrial Technologies: BACKSAFE Injury Prevention Consultant, 1999 - Present

 

American Chiropractic Association (ACA), 1973 - Present

 

ACA Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders, 1973 - Present

 

Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics, 1973 - Present

 

West Virginia Chiropractic Region Association, 1973 - Present

 

West Virginia Chiropractic Society, 1973 - Present

 

South Charleston, WV Chamber of Commerce, 2007 - 2009

 

Pottenger Nutrition Foundation Natural Health and Healing Wisdom Institute, 2007 - 2008

 

American Academy of Spine Physicians, 1997 - 2007

 

Charleston, WV Chamber of Commerce, 1994 - 2007

 

Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, 1987 - 2005

 

American College of Medical Staff Development, 1988 - 1999

 

The American Public Health Association, 1994 - 1996

 

ACA Council on Occupational Health, - 1996

 

ACA Council on Neurology, - 1994

 

ACA Council on Nutrition, - 1994

 

American Council of Applied Clinical Nutrition, 1980 - 1982

 

International Chiropractic Association, 1973 - 1981

 

The International Foundation for Preventative Medicine, - 1979

 

ACA Council on Diagnostic Imaging

 

ACA Council on Radiology

 

ACA Sports Council

 

American Medical Athletic Association

 

Physicians Consultant and Management Corporation