Thomas Morehead DC , ART
5002 South 24th Street, suite 200, Omaha, NE, 68107
Phone: 402-339-2283
Fax: 402-932-4186
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http://www.drthomasmorehead.com

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Nebraska, License # 1359, 2004-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri, 2004
Internship, Bethesda , St. Louis, Missouri, 2004 - 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2002
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2003
Human Biology in Chiropractic , Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri, 2003

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Spinal Trauma Patholody: Triage and Connective Tissue Injury 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 [Texas Chiropractic Colleg, PACE Recognized by 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, 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 kinetics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. [Texas Chiropractic College, Pace Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 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, thalamus and cortices involvement [Texas Chiropractic College, Pace Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Trauma Pathology: Biomechanical of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff's Law [Texas Chiropractic College, Pace Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Trauma Pathology: Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failure inclusive of case histories, clinical findings, x-rays and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured [Texas Chiropractic College, Pace Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Spinal Trauma Pathology: Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure and age dating disc pathology [Texas Chiropractic College, Pace Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Medical-Legal-Insurance-Documentation, Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life. Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in onset and in the middle of passive with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburser's requirements for complete diagnosing. [Texas Chiropractic College, Pace Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards,] ACCME Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Long Island, NY, 2017
New Blood Biomarkers Useful for Concussion Diagnosis., The utilization of GFAP and UCH-I-1 in determining, traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury and mold-moderate traumatic brain injury as a triage tool to manage head trauma patients. Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education in cooperation with Medscape., Omaha, NE, 2016
Chronic head trauma in athletes., CTE is a complex and serious neurological condition. Nearly all investigations have found an association between head trauma and clinical and pathological findings of CTE. However, there are athletes with pathological changes of CTE who lack clinical manifestation of the disease. Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education in cooperation with Medscape., Omaha, NE, 2016
Documentation Principles and Their Effect on ICD-10 Coding, Compliance, and Risk Management, Understand the difference between ICD-9 and ICD-10 and command the mechanics of ICD-10 using new naming conventions, external causes ans other incident specific indicators. Northwestern Health Sciences University, Omaha, Nebraska, 2014
Longevity-The Science & Habits for Maximizing the Length & Quality of Life, Telomeres, Catecholmines, Subluxation & Adjustments, Insulin Resistance, The Healthiest Diet, Exercise & Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor, Glycation, Epigenetics & Methyation. Nutri-West, Omaha, Nebraska, 2014
Active Release Techniques-Spine, ART is a patented, state-of-the-art soft-tissue system that treats spine conditions, such as cervical, thoracic, ribs, lumbar, sprain/strains and many other spinal related soft-tissue conditions Certification in Spine, New York College of Chiropractic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 20042004
Active Release Techniques-Lower Extremity, ART is a patented, state-of-the-art soft-tissue system that treats lower extremity conditions from plantar fasciitis, ankle sprain/strains, shin nee problems, sciatica, ITB syndromes and many more, Certification in Lower Extremity, New York Chiropractic College, St. Louis, Missouri, 20032003
Diagnosis and Treatment of Whiplash Injuries, Whiplash Certification Program that includes. 1. Anatomy, Physiology and Injuries of the Cervical Spine. 2. History and Examination Procedures. 3. Advanced Diagnostics of the Cervical Spine. 4. The Physiological Aspects of Whiplash Injuries. 5. IME and Peer Review. 6. The Trial Experience Certification in Diagnosis and Treatment of Whiplash Injuries, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri, 2004
First Line Therapy, Training in introducing a body composition program that has been clinically tested and shown to reduce fat while remaining( even increasing) lean muscle tissue. Certification in FLT Practitioner, Metagenics, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2010
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. New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY 2013
Physical Examination & Documentation for the Trauma Patient, Diagnostic, 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. Post Doctoral Division New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2013
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, Crash Dynamics & 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, Newton's, 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 York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York 2013
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology, history and clinical indications for the Trauma Patients, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scans interpretations, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2013
Injuries From Low Impact Collisions, This course focused on the Mechanism of Injury. We need this to help determine which diagnostic tests are needed, help arriving on the diagnosis, setting up a care plan and understanding the prognosis Nebraska Health Imaging, Omaha, Nebraska, 2006
Biomechanics of the Golf Swing, This course covered the diagnosis and treatment of golf related injuries and correction of faulty golf mechanics. This included the set-up, backswing, transition, downswing & impact and the follow through of the golf swing Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri, 2003
Charrete Extremity Adjusting Protocols, Protocols for adjusting all extremity articulations Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 2006
Active Release Techniques-Upper Extremity, ART is a patented, state-of-the-art soft-tissue system that treats upper extremity conditions, such as, carpal tunnel, shoulder injuries, thoracic outlet syndrome, tennis/golfer's elbow and many others. Certification in Upper Extremity, New York College of Chiropractic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2004
Active Release Techniques-Nerve Entrapments, ART is a patented, state-of-the-art soft-tissue system that treats nerve entrapment conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve entrapments, sciatica and numerous other Certification in Nerve Entrapments, New York College of Chiropractic, Omaha, Nebraska, 2008
Active Release Techniques-Full Body, ART is a patented, state-of-the-art soft-tissue system that treats lower, upper extremity, spine and nerve entrapment conditions. Certification in Full Body , New York College of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, 2010
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. , New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013
Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmography (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. , New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
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, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. , New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2013
Ordering Cervical Spine MRI, The protocols involved in ordering a cervical spine MRI, Mathew L. White, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center. Nebraska Chiropractic Physician Association, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2009
Whiplash Overview, Whiplash overview, which includes, anatomy of the injuries, the proper diagnostic protocols, treatment protocols and detailed documentation procedures. Dan Murphy, DC Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2009
Impairment Rating Certification, 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, dislocationa and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island 2013
MRI Physics and History, MRI Physics and History, 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 York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York 2013
MRI Anatomy & History, MRI Anatomy & History, 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 York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York 2013
MRI Disc Pathology & Spinal Stenosis, MRI Disc Pathology & Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequellae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. . . New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York 2013
MRI Spinal Pathology, 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 York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo , New York 2013
MRI Method of Analysis, 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, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York 2013
MRI Clinical Application, 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 sequellae. . New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York 2013
MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, 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, Long Island, NY, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar 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, Long Island, NY, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniated Discs, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2013
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniated Discs, 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, Long Island, NY 2013
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI Interpretation of Cervical 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. 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, Long Island, NY 2013
Virtual Grand Rounds, 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, Long Island, NY 2013

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Lecturer, Treatment of Running Injuries, Omaha Marathon, Omaha, Nebraska, 2007- 2007

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Nebraska Chiropractic Physician Association, Member, 2013 - Present
Nebraska Chiropractic Physician Association, Member, 2004 - 2011
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2013