Richard Hathcock DC
721 W. Brookhaven Circle, Memphis, TN, 38117
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EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Tennessee, License # 1852, 2002-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 2002
Internship, Cole Chiropractic Center, Memphis, Tennessee, 2002 - 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2001

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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 PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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 PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
Spinal Trauma Pathology: Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequella from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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 gray matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. PACE Recognized The by 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, 2017
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 PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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 PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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 PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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. PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine Pt. 2, 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 PACE Recognized by 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, 2017
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. The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
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. . The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
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. The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
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. The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
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 Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Long Island, New York, 2016
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. PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, 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
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: 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 & 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. 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 diagnoising 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: 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 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: 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
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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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 Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2016
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, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2016
Certification in Credentialed in MRI Interpretation, , ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2016
Credentialed in hospital protocols, emergency room protocols, acute and chronic patient triage inclusive of MRI spine interpretation, spinal biomechanical engineering, head trauma, concussion, mild traumatic and traumatic brain injuries Certification in Hospital Based Spine Care Qualified, ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and PACE approved by the Federation of Chiropractic L, Long Island, NY, 2016
New Blood Biomarkers Useful for Concussion Diagnosis, The utilization of GFAP and UCH-l-1 in determining, traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury and mild-moderate traumatic brain injury as a triage tool to manage head trauma patients Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education in cooperation with Medscape, 2016
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. PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2016
Interprofessional Collaboration to Improve Health Care, An Introduction, Creating patient centered approaches to healthcare to improve outcomes in treatment models while concurrently reducing risk Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2016
Patient Intake, History and Physical Examination, Determining the etiology of the patient's complaints in a traumatic or non-traumatic scenario. Analyzing the patient's past history and review of systems along with the performance of a complete orthopedic, neurological and clinical examination to correlate both past, current and causality issues to formulate an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. There is an emphasis on triaging both the trauma and non-trauma patients. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, , Islandia, NY, 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 effecting mechanoreceptors, nociceptors and proprioceptors through adjustive therapy based upon evidenced based care and current literature verification , Texas Chiropractic College, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Islandia, NY, 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, Nevada, 2015
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, Nevada, 2015
Triaging the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patients, Correlating clinical findings and the patient history in determining the correct course of care in triaging the patient utilizing orthopedic and neurological evaluations in the clinical setting. Understanding the parameters for immediate referrals vs. following the continuum of care to determine the necessity for referrals New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
Impairment Rating Certification, 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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
Integrating Clinical Findings in Admissible Documentation, Combining clinical, radiographic, electrodiagnostic and MRI findings to conclude a diagnosis and reporting accurately through admissible documentation. Diagnosis includes head, spine and disc pathology as sequella to trauma Academy of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013
Evidenced Based Practice, Integrating indexed peer reviewed research as evidence into clinical practice related to trauma and the creation of a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan Academy of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Principles and Application, , Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Advanced analysis and integration of pathobiomechanics as sequella to trauma in clinical practice and documentation Academy of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013
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 Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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. New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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. New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
MRI Apinal 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. New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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. New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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. New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Traumatic 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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentations 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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
Neurodiagnostic 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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
Documentation and Reporting 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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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 New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012 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 sequellae. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2012 2012
Practical and Effective Management of Lower Extremity Injuries, Functional review of femur, ilium, knee, foot and ankle anatomy, related injuries and differential diagnosis. - Overview of statistical and empirical review and case studies on effective treatment and practical protocols for the effective treatment and resolution of their respective disorders. -Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Nashville, TN, 2011 2011
Advanced Clinical Imaging with Case Studies, Review of imaging protocols, differentials, anomalies, and pathology associated with the spine, internal organs, and anatomical systems. - Both plain film radiographs and extensive MRI interpretation. Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2010 2010
Mid-South Thoracic Spine Symposium, Differential diagnosis of thoracic spine related disorders including the triage, imaging options, orthopedic and neurological testing standards for licensure. - Treatments involving both passive, active and chiropractic manipulative with expected outcomes, contraindications, and high risk categories. ConservCare of Tennessee, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2010 2010
Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia, History, demographics, and treatments for this rarely understood diagnosis. Main medications used for treatments and their problems. -Investigating the hypothalamus, adrenals, and pituitary glands’ role in the onset and manifestation of this often debilitating disease. - Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO, 2009 2009
Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Different sides of the same coin both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome present many confounding problems for both the physician and the patient.- Protocols designed to work through each as a potential diagnosis and render the safest, most effective treatments possible. Lab tests, and imaging that is beneficial and those that are not. -Breaking through the myths to the realities facing these patients daily. Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO, 2009 2009
Lumbar Rehabilitation Protocols and Nutritional Recommendations, Research, clinical studies and reviews of active and passive protocols for rehabilitation of the lumbar spine. Focus also on the pharmaceutical interventions and why in many instances a nutritional approach works as well or better. - Tennessee Chiropractic Association, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2009 2009
Acute Spine Injuries, Pain Syndromes and Pharmaceutical Alternatives, Motor vehicle accidents, falls, sprains/strains, blunt traumas and other injuries to the spine. Their initial triage, clinical presentations for the chiropractor and the pharmaceutical aids your patients are already taking. - How to transition the patient to self care after spinal stabilization. - Tennessee Chiropractic Association, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2009 2009
Mid-South Lumbar Spine Symposium, Differential diagnosis of thoracic spine related disorders including the triage, imaging options, orthopedic and neurological testing standards for licensure. - Treatments involving both passive, active and chiropractic manipulative with expected outcomes, contraindications, and high risk categories. ConservCare of Tennessee, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2008 2008
Risk Management, Sexual Boundaries, Jurisprudence, Required course in Tennessee for all chiropractic physicians. - Establishing office policies, documentation, HIPPA compliance, behavior towards patients and staff of the opposite sex. - Legal issues dealing with patient transfer between physicians of all disciplines. ConservCare LLC, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2007 2007
Eating Your Way to Good Health, 30 Days to a New You, Strategies on educating a patient on the healthy habits associated with healthy weight and active lifestyles. -Rampant obesity rates in the Southern U.S. and the evolving clinician’s role in dealing with type II diabetes, heart disease, and smoking. - Emphasis on research, clinically proven interventions, and referral when necessary. - ConservCare, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2007 2007
Natural Alternatives to the Top 10 Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs, Research on the pharmaceutical issues Americans face and the growing list of negative side-effects. Alternative natural therapies that work without the know side-effects. - Clinical studies, peer reviewed literature to help you help them safely restore their health. - Texas Chiropractic College Division of Postgraduate Studies, Memphis, TN, 2007 2007
Chiropractic Applications for Chronic Pain Syndrome, Reviews of chronic pain etiology, classifications, treatments, and prognosis. - Initial orthopedic and neurologic testing, advanced imaging to include MRI’s with peer review studies for review. -Modalities, treatments, and prognosis for recovery. -Tennessee Chiropractic Association, Memphis, TN, 2005 2005
Chiropractic Rehabilitation, Functional Reactivation in Musculoskeletal Injuries, Active and passive rehab for the spine and upper and lower extremities. - Focus on functional status, and activities of daily living. - Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2004 2004
Sleep Disorders in the Chronic Pain Patient, Chronic pain can have a devastating effect on sleep and vice versa. - Analyzing the research into the most common sleep disorders and how they might both manifest chronic pain, and initiate as a result of the same pain. ConservCare, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, TN, 2004 2004
Comparative Treatment Philosophies of Musculoskeletal Disorders, - Investigating the vast research behind a multi-disciplined approach with patient centered goals in mind. -Integrating your care with that of other disciplines for the greatest effect for the patient and their health. Tennessee Chiropractic Association, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Gatlinburg, TN, 2003 2003
Chiropractic Orthopedics, Reviews of standard orthopedic and neurological testing in the chiropractic practice. - Research and peer reviewed studies on clinical outcomes, protocols, and standards of care within the profession. Tennessee Chiropractic Association, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Chattanooga, TN, 2002 2002
Triaging the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patient, Correlating clinical findings and the patient history in determining the correct course of care in triaging the patient utilizing orthopedic and neurological evaluations in the clinical setting. Understanding the parameters for immediate referrals vs. following the continuum of care to determine the necessity for referrals. New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013 2013

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Lecturer, Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia, US Foundation for Wellness Professionals, Memphis, Tennessee, 2011
Lecturer, Diabetes and the Chiropractic Patient, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2008
Lecturer, Cholesterol and Triglycerides Why They Matter, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Nashville, Tennessee, 2008
Lecturer, Clinical Nutrition for the Chiropractic Patient Pt. I and II, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2008
Lecturer, ADD/ADHD, Recognizing and Treating the 6 Different Types and Alternative Treatments for the Clinician, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Memphis, Tennessee, 2008
Lecturer, Concussion in Sports, Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Jackson, Tennessee, 2008
Lecturer, Common Work Related Injuries and Strategies for Prevention, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, 2007

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Hathcock,, R. (2013). Cervical Injury with Head Injury Review. American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Retrieved from http://aamlp.org.
Hathcock, R. (2013). The Association Between Upper Extremity Injuries and Side Impact Airbag Availability. American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Retrieved from http://aampl.org..
Hathcock, R. (2012). Missed Lumbar Disc Herniations Diagnosed with Kinetic Magnetic Resonance Imaging. A review . American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Retrieved from http://aampl.org.
Hathcock, R. (2011). Weight Loss in 2011 and Why You Failed in 2010. Delivered,
Hathcock, R. (2010). Sick and tired of being sick and tired-Natural adrenal fatigue protocols to get you the energy you had 10 years ago. Delivered,
Hathcock, R. (2010). The false hope of antidepressants–treating and beating depression naturally. Delivered,
Hathcock, R. (2010). Why our bodies matter to God pt. II. Delivered,
Hathcock, R. (2010). Why our bodies matter to God pt. I. Delivered,

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Public Sector Member, 2017 - Present
Doctors for Doctors TCA , Chairman, 2015 - Present
Memphis Bar Association, Associate Member (non-attorney), 2015 - Present
Circle of Influence, Member, 2012 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2012 - Present
US Foundation for Wellness Professionals, Member, 2011 - Present
Doctors for Doctors TCA Mentoring Program, Member, 2008 - Present
Tennessee Chiropractic Association, Member, 2002 - Present
ConservCare Independent Physicians Association, Membere, 2002 - Present
Germantown, TN Municipal Wellness Coalition, Member, 2007 - 2009

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Outstanding Clinical Extern Nominee, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2002