Robert Larson DC , CCST
2110 Overland Ave, Ste. 103, Billings, MT, 59102
Phone: 406-655-0101
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http://www.drrobertlarson.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinical Intern, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1968 - 2000
Clinical Intern, Downs Clinic, Billings, Montana, 1970 - 1972
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Montana, License # 270, 1969-Present
High School Diploma in General Education, Laurel High School, Laurel, Montana, 1963
Pre-Med in Eastern Montana College, Billings, Montana, 1965
Chiropractic in Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1969
Board Certification in National Board of Chiropractic, 1969
Board Certification in Montana Board of Chiropractic , Montana, 1969

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Healthy Aging, Seminar on chronic low back pain, acute whiplash, along with scar tissue and the fibrosis of repair, by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2017
Personal Injury 101 Triaging and reporting while maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Physical Examination & Documentation for 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Neurodiagnostics Testing: EMG/NCV, VEP, BAER, V-ENG and SSEP, Clinical Indications and Interpretation, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Documentation and Working within Your State Laws to Ensure Compliant Paperwork and Reimbursement, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Strategic Plan, 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. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
MRI Spinal Anatomy, Protocols and Disc Pathology, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Degeneration and annular fissuers of discs in both trauma and non-trauma patients and the biochemical properties of joints in age dating pathology. Disc bulges from degenerative and sequalla to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequella to disc and pre-existing pathologies. [Texas Chiropractic College or PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards] Diplomate, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2017
MRI Spinal Anatomy, Protocols and Disc Pathology, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Degeneration and annular fissuers of discs in both trauma and non-trauma patients and the biochemical properties of joints in age dating pathology. Disc bulges from degenerative and sequalla to osseous issues, herniation pathology and protrusion, extrusion, migrated and sequestered variations. Clinical scenarios as sequella to disc and pre-existing pathologies. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age-dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff’s Law and radicular clinical presentation. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, Long Island NY, 2017
Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, , Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of the spinal system with central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing network and the HPA Axis (hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic spinal adjustment. Certification in Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY , 2017
Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Maintaining ethical Interprofessional relationships based upon an evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and concludes the presence or absence of pathology. Certification in Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Credentials and Knowledge Base, The credentials and knowledge based from an academia perspective when cooperatively treating in a collaborative environment inclusive of understanding pathology and mechanical spine issues Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and MRI Spine Interpretation, Integrating Spinal Biomechanical Engineering and MRI Spine Interpretation into a primary spine care model, inclusive of necessity and acquisition protocols. A comprehensive review the latest evidence in documenting mechanical issues Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Hospital Administration, Triage, Clinical Requirements and Collaborative Relationships with Medical Specialists, Understanding hospital and medical specialist's care paths for mechanical spine pathology and integrating the doctor of chiropractic in the hospital and allopathic treatment protocols Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Contemporary Spine Research and Documentation, Central nervous system connection and the thalamus, hypothalamus connection in both ascending and descending central pathways with neuro-endocrine implications that have the mechanisms to be a component of Schizophrenia, Dementia and Alzheimer’s with a linear relationship to the chiropractic spinal adjustment and chronic pain Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Differentially diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017
Brain Injury & Neurodegeneration, Portland, Oregon, 2017
“Brain Injury and Neurodegeneration: The epidemiology of brain trauma and the diagnosis of traumatic brain injury”, “The pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury: Inflammation, free radicals, and excitotoxicity”, “The genetic markers of prognostic significance in brain injury recovery”, “Brain injury management protocol and brain injury nutrition”, “The pathology of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease”, “The management of brain trauma and brain neurodegeneration: Insulin resistance”, and “The management of brain trauma and brain neurodegeneration: Inflammation”. 2016
"Brain Health of Prevention and Management of Brain Related Disorders", Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia 2015
Elected President of the Yellowstone Chiropractic Association 2015
“Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and the Personal Injury on the Cause of “Mild” Traumatic Brain Injury and its Management as Mild is much more severe than the word ‘Mild’ ”, “Description Cerviogenic Headaches”, “Understanding and managing the Longus Colli and Styloid Process Injury”, “Injuries of the Upper Cervical and Sub-Occipital Injuries”, “Post Traumatic Psychological Sequelae,” and “The Cost Effectiveness of Chiropractic Treatment and Understanding the Pathology” 2015
"Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and Soft Tissue Injury Radiology", Video of MRI Interpretation 2015
“Low Level Laser Therapy, Brain Injury and Neurodegeneration”, “The epidemiology of brain trauma and the diagnosis of traumatic brain injury”, “The pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury: Inflammation, free radicals, and excitotoxicity”, “The genetic markers of prognostic significance in brain injury recovery”, “Brain injury management protocol and brain injury nutrition”, “The pathology of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease”, “The management of brain trauma and brain neurodegeneration: Insulin resistance”, and “The management of brain trauma and brain neurodegeneration: Inflammation”, instructor Dan Murphy, D.C. 2015
Boundary Training, 2015
"Longevity", The science for maximizing the length and quality of life 2015
President of the Yellowstone Chiropractic Association 2014
"Whiplash and Spinal Trauma", Overview over altered neurological functions 2014
"Longevity", The science and habits for maximizing the length and quality of life 2014
"How to Read Your Own MRIs", Certificate of Completion Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging Center for MRIs, 2014
Ethics & Boundaries, 2014
"Gastro-Intestinal Health", Winter Symposium by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2014
"Laserology", Brain Trauma, degeneration and vascular changes. Laser as it relates to mitochondria in health and disease, Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) and free radicals 2014
"Structure/Neurology/Nutrition/Immunology on Inflammation", The common denominator for neurodegenerative diseases 2013
Elected as President of the Yellowstone Chiropractic Association 2013
"Laser therapy and its applications for healing and pain control as its effects on the mitochondria" ; "Laserology and clinical study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion”, instructed by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2013
"Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and the Personal Injury", Due to altered biomechanics as the spine is not functions the way it is supposed to function 2013
"Boundaries and Ethical Issues", Northwestern Health Science University, 2013
Winter Symposium – Review of Chiropractic Neurological Model and Neurophysiological cell 2012
“Laserology”, Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion 2012
"Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and the Personal Injury Case", Presentations by David Musnick, M.D., Board Certified Sports Medicine, Jeffery Roh, M.D., Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Paul Schwaegler, M.D., Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, and Richard Seroussi, M.D., Board Certified Physical Medicine 2012
Dr. Anthony Roccisano, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, on MRI of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine and clinical protocol for surgery, and the benefits of surgery and manipulation 2012
"Subluxation, Neurology and Components of Optimal Health", 2012
Elected President of Yellowstone Chiropractic Association 2011
"Clinical Documentation", Clinical Documentation in establishing medical necessity specific to chiropractic for spinal trauma, by Dr. Gregg Freidman, D.C., CICE, CCSP, FIACA 2011
"Diagnostic Imaging from Normal Anatomy to Pathology", Presented by Randy Sibbitt, M.D., with "Medicare made simple" by Susan McCelland. 2011
“Laserology”, Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion, instructed by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2011
“Pain Management following Whiplash and Spinal Trauma”, “Cervical Spine Instability, Post Traumatic Etiology and its Role in Accelerating Degenerative Joint Disease”, “Residuals, Permanency and Review of Medial Literature”, “Chiropractic Adjustments and Cervical Arterial Dissection: Facts and Fiction” and “The Use of Recumbent Upright MRI’s Following Whiplash”, “Medical Doctors and Chiropractors: Tips to improve inter-professional dialogue and work together for the patient’s benefit,” by Dr. Andrew Cole, M.D., Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwest Spine & Sport Physicians 2011
"Documentation, Coding, and Compliance", Certificate of Completion per Kathy Mills Chang 2011
"Orthopedic Film Review of MRIs", Presented by Dr. Joe Erpelding, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging Center for MRIs, 2011
Elected president of the Yellowstone Chiropractic Association 2010
“Got Documentation”, Presented by Dr. Gregg Friedman, CICE, CCSP, FIACA. Computerized Range of Motion according to the AMA Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment and their recommendation to use dual inclinometers. Grades of muscle testing per table of AMA Guides tables 15-16, 15-12, and 15-15. Croft Guidelines on Severity of Injury, Objective Scales of Prognosis, Major Injury modifiers and prognosis 2010
"Must Know Studies from Researchers and Clinician on Whiplash and Spinal Trauma", Presented by Dan Murphy, D.C., “Neurophysiology of Pain and the Use of Chiropractic”; “Cervical Stenosis, Whiplash and Spinal Trauma: Significance, Diagnosis, and Chiropractic Management and Treatment”; “Chiropractic Care and Neurology: Nerve Interference and the Development of Degenerative Joint Disease”; “Denervation Supersensitivity, Vertigo, Dizziness, Whiplash, and Spinal Trauma: Cervical Spine vs. Inner Ear Dysfunction”; “Gender Whiplash and Spinal Trauma and How it Effects Treatment Protocol” 2010
"Concussions and Evaluation and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound", Presented by Dr. Phillip Steele, M.D. 2010
"Documentation and Coding", Presented by Kathy Mills Chang. 2010
“Advances in Diagnostic Fluoroscopic Procedure Performed with a Digital Motion X-ray”; “DMX Research: Whiplash Literature Update”; “Biomechanical Definition of Altered Cervical Lordosis in Whiplash Injury Patients”; “Lateral Instability of C1-C2 with Diagnosis and Treatment”; “New Scoliosis Chiropractic and Digital Motion X-ray”; “Medical Images: Diagnosis a Whiplash Case via DMX” 2010
"Traumatic Brain Injuries", Presented by Aaron DeShaw, D.C., cases on traumatic brain injuries, lecturing on spotting commonly missed traumatic injuries of the cervical spine, inner ear injuries, and C1 alar and accessory ligament damage 2010
“Laserology”, Laser therapy and its applications for pain control and healing of spinal trauma. Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion 2010
"Nutrition", Used to balance and correct the nervous system by using both cerebellar and cortical pathways of the brain 2010
"ABC’s of MRI", Presented by Dr. Terry Yochum, on his two volumes of “Essentials of Radiology” 2009
“Laserology”, Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved cervical range of motion, instructed by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2009
What primary tissues are injured during whiplash trauma?; Which tissues are pain generators?; What treatment is most effective?; Documentation of traumatic injuries; Whiplash, spinal trauma and Chiropractic treatment; Learn the importance of motion for the patient with acute whiplash and spinal trauma and learn the importance of motion for the patient with chronic pain following whiplash and spinal trauma, by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2009
Dr. Michael Copeland, M.D., Neurosurgeon, presented on a comprehensive overview of cervical arthoplasty and “PRESTIGE artificial cervical disc” replacement 2009
"Whiplash Injury", The trigeminal nerve, the anatomical and physiological basis of manual medicine Montana Chiropractic Association, 2009
Chiro Code post graduate education on medical coding 2009
"Mild Traumatic Brain Injury as it relates to the use of SPECT", Dr. Gregory Hipskind, M.D., Neurologist, presents Mild Traumatic Brain Injury as it relates to the use of SPECT of the brain – Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography - a technique for obtaining tomographic images of three dimensional brain trauma; How to read and interpret the SPECT scan 2009
"Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and the Personal Injury Case", Fibrosis of Repair following whiplash and spinal trauma; TMJ, Pain and Dysfunction: The Cranio-Cervical Connection; TMJ, Whiplash and Spinal Trauma: Evaluation and Treatment for Today’s Chiropractor; Must know Research Studies on Whiplash and Spinal Trauma for Today’s Healthcare Provider; Whiplash and Fibromyalgia; Central Canal Stenosis: Anatomy, Collision Biomechanics, and Neuroanatomical Signs and Symptoms by Dan Murphy, D.C.; Cervical Intervertebral Disc Injuries Following Spinal Trauma, by Dr. Jeffery Roh, M.D., Surgeon; When Conservative Care is not Enough: New Minimally Invasive Motion Sparing Technology by Dr. Paul Schwaegler, M.D.; Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and Vision 2008
"Laser and Neurological Evaluation", Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation with validation through clinical research 2008
“2008 5th Edition AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment”, Certificate of Completion, certified by the North American Academy of Impairment Rating Physicians, Dr. Ernest Cohn, M.D.,NMD, D.C., and FACO, Board Certified NAAIRP Rating Instructor 2008
Chiropractic Biophysics, Clinical Neurophysiology, “Journal of Human Hypertension”, Journal “Spine” on Chronic Spinal Pain, “Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care” and “Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology” and Chiropractic Neurology 2008
Fundamentals of MRI for Chiropractic Physicians, Presented by Dr. Mitch Gallagher, M.D., Radiologist, with Certificate of Completion 2008
“Whiplash, Spinal Trauma and The Personal Injury Case", Presented by Dan Murphy, D.C., Mechanism of Injury from Vehicular Trauma: Rotated Head and Whiplash; Double Crash Syndrome: Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Cervical Dysfunction; The Evaluation and Treatment of Tendonitis and Trigger Points Following MVCs; Whiplash and Brain Injury: Risk Factors, Imaging, Pathology, and Effective Management; Whiplash and Brain Injury: Understanding, Assessing, and Documenting Acceleration-Deceleration Injuries to the Brain; Pediatrics, Whiplash and Spinal Trauma; An interdisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Dysfunctions; The Next Generation in Lumbar Surgery 2007
"Laserology and Neurological Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation", Chiropractic validation through clinical research, myotomes, neurological balance, coherent light and effects on Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) 2007
"Brain/Syingomyelia and Chiari Malformation", Presented by Dr. Oro, M.D., Neurosurgeon, Yellowstone Medical Center 2007
Mechanism, diagnosis, and treatment of low back with research statistics. Approved by the Montana Chiropractic Association 2007
"Ethics and Boundaries", Approved by the Montana Board of Chiropractors 2007
“Laser and Advanced Applied Neurology”, Laserology and Neurological Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of cervical motion 2007
"Nutritional Neurology", How the nervous system is enhanced through nutrition 2007
Evidence Based Practice , Spinal-logic Diagnostics on Diagnosing Conditions, Case management and Objective Documentation Guidelines. Sponsored by ICA and by Myologic International Chiropractic Association, 2007
“Whiplash Spinal Trauma” , Head-On vs. Rear-End Collisions, Disc Injuries, Subluxation, Prognosis, Residuals, Degenerative Joint/Disc Disease and Trauma Research by Dan Murphy, D.C.; Dr. David Musnick, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon on Neuropathic Pain: Understanding the source of injuries and Traumatic Fibromyalgia; Dr. Paul Schwaegler, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon on Disc Replacement; Updating Chiropractic subluxation as it relates to whiplash and spinal trauma 2006
“Laser and Advanced Applied Neurology”, Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion 2006
"Applied Neurology", Presented by Dan Murphy, D.C. - “Chiropractic Validation through Clinical Research”, “Examination and Treatment of Cervical Trauma”, “Neurological Integration to Cervical Trauma Cervogenic Headache, TMJ, and Vertigo”, “The Role of Free Radical Damage and Trauma”, “Basic Laserology and Examination”, “Treatment of Carpal Tunnel and Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment”, “Examination and Treatment of Cerebellum and Cortex of the Brain” 2006
"Applied Neurology", Presented by Dan Murphy, D.C. - “Chiropractic Validation through Clinical Research”, “Neurological Balance”, “Myofascial Release”, “Whiplash Trauma.” “Advanced Laser and Advanced Applied Neurology”, sponsored by Erchonia Low Level Laser. Clinical Study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion. Examination and treatment of the neck, shoulder, low back, carpal tunnel, scar tissue, myofascial release, and TMJ 2006
T-1 and T-2 weight images of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, Presented by Dr. Richard Holgate, a Neuroradiologist and the MRI center medical director 2006
Evaluating spinal abnormalities and indications of MRI Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging Center for MRIs, 2006
"Protocol Basic Intermediate Nutrition Steps to Wellness", 2006
“Radiology Imaging of the lumbar spine”, Presented by Dr. Terry Yochum, Author of ‘Essentials of Skeletal Radiology,’ Vol. I and II 2005
Lectured on Colossus – What Every Physician Needs to Know 2005
“Whiplash Spinal Trauma”, “Neurology”, “Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”; Internal Medicine and Sports Injuries on “Pain Management, Ligament Injuries and Trauma”, “Lower Spine and Dysfunctions”, “Injury Biomechanics and G Forces from Injury to Impact”, “Automotive Damage” 2005
"Applied Kinesiology", Certification course in Accurate muscle testing, neurological model, TMJ correction, vertebral correction, and diagnostic protocols 2005
"Whiplash Spinal Trauma", Presentations done by the following: Dan Murphy, D.C., on Neurology; Dr. Kaj Johanson, M.D., Ph.D., on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome; Dr. David Musnick, M.D., Internal Medicine and Sports Injuries, on Pain Management, Ligament Injuries and Trauma; Dr. Paul Schwaegler, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, on Lower Spine and Dysfunctions; Gunter Siegmund, Ph.D., P. Eng., on Injury Biomechanics and G Forces from Injury to Impact; Mark Olson, Forensic Mechanic, on Automotive Damage Life Chiropractic West, 2005
"Applied Neurology", Chiropractic validation through Clinical Research, Neurological Integration to Cervical Trauma, Cerviogenic Headache, TMJ, and Vertigo, The Role of Free Radical Damage and Trauma, Examination and Treatment of Cervical Trauma, Low Back and Pelvis. Presented by Dan Murphy, D.C. 2005
"Whiplash – The Master’s Program: Brain Injury Traumatology; The Secrets of Colossus Revealed", Research abstracts, overseeing research fundamentals, science surveys, and clinical literature. Delta velocity and occupant delta V, vehicle size and stiffness, seats and head restraints, rebound effect, out of position occupant, awareness of impending crash, sex, age, and ramping. Received status of: “Advanced Graduate”-- Advanced Certification of Competency in Whiplash Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2005
"Chiropractic Neurology & Immune System Function"; "Improving Patient Outcomes"; "Integrating Chiropractic Care & Exercise";" The Role of Scientific Research & Its Impact On Chiropractic"; "Documentation and X-ray guidelines", Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation, 2004
"Whiplash-Spinal and Neurology of Chronic Pain", Washington State Chiropractic Association, 2004
Impairment Evaluators Certification Program and Risk Management toward 5th Edition of the AMA Guide To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 2004
Risk Management, Toward 5th Edition of the AMA Guides Yellowstone Chiropractic Association, 2004
“Digital Motion X-ray Technology - A comprehensive course”; "Functional Imaging and Anatomy - Converting Principals of Anatomy, Whiplash Diagnosis, DMX Protocols, Interpretation, Biomechanics of Whiplash, Vector Forces and Injury"; "Radiation Safety and Protection and Sensory Specific Communication” 2004
"Impairment Evaluation Certification Program", Using the AMA Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition, and How to use Croft Guidelines for Treatment of Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration Injuries, and Objective Prognosis and Laser Therapy 2004
“Advanced Laser and Advanced Applied Neurology”, Presented by Dan Murphy, D.C., A clinical study in effectiveness for mitigating pain and improved range of motion 2004
Robert Larson, D.C., taught Digital Motion X-ray in functional use and protocols for digital motion x-rays 2004
Bulletproof Whiplash Seminar 2004
“Radiology Chiropractic and Diagnostic Imaging”; “Gonstead Technique”; “Chiropractic Neurology and Immune System Function”, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2003
“HIPPA Guidelines” and “Vertebral Subluxation Complex”, 2003
“Low Impact & Soft Tissue Injuries”; “Identifying and Eliminating Junk Science Biomechanical Testimony”; “Utilization of the AMA Guides, Use of Colossus", Presented by Dr. Gregg Freidman and Dr. Michael Freeman 2003
“How to Use the AMA Guides To Establish Permanent Impairment”, Presented by Dr. Gregg Freidman 2003
“How to read and interpret Digital Motion X-ray", Presented by Judy Rose, CRT/RT/ (R) Radiologic Technology Fluoroscopy Permit School & national publisher of “Syllabus on Fluoroscopy” 2003
“Chiropractic Rehabilitation-Specific Rehabilitation Challenges”, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2003
T1 and T2 weight images with and without Gadolinium-of the spine, shoulder, and knees; CT scans and SPECT Scans Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging Center for MRIs, 2003
“Myologic Diagnostics”, Training on computerized range of motion and muscle strength testing guidelines of the AMA Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment-5th edition 2003
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology – The Master’s Program Module IV, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2002
“Normal application and Abnormal T1 and T2 Weighted Images”, Montana MRI Center, 2002
“Surface Electromyography in the Chiropractic Practice”, 2002
“Advanced Training on Patient Imaging”, Certified in Testing and Analysis of Digital Motion X-ray 2002
"Diagnostic Video Fluoroscopy for Whiplash Injuries", Taught and presented benefits, difference between MRI, video fluoroscopy and flat plane x-rays. Montana State Bar has granted continuing education credits 2001
Colossus – What Every Physician Needs to Know, Presented by Dr. Aaron De Shaw 2001
“Training of Practical Application of Dynamic Motion X-ray”, Review of Dynamic Motion X-ray, Biomechanical, pain management radiologist reports of permanent injury guidelines per AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment, medical literature review on abnormal spinal motion and altered biomechanics 2001
“Documentation and Insurance Coding", American Chiropractic Association, 2001
"Digital Dynamic Motion X-ray", Completed full course and certification, by Dr. Art Croft on Trauma Research and Clinical Practice 2001
National Board of Forensic Chiropractors toward certification as a “Forensic Chiropractor” 2000
“Impairment Evaluators Certification", Utilizing The Guides To The Evaluation Of Permanent Impairment, 4th Edition 1994 American Medical Association, 2000
Chiropractic/Neuro Science Symposium, Sharing of information between neurosurgeons, neurologists, and chiropractors. Speakers: Robert Larson, D.C. “Spinal Trauma and Digital Motion X-ray”, John Schneider, M.D. Neurosurgeon “Axial Spine Disease”, John Mosely, M.D. Neurosurgeon “Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”, James Elliott, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon “Shoulder Pathology”, and John Wilson, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon “Hip Pathology” 2000
“Dynamic Motion X-ray”, Presented by William Gatlin, M.D., based on the most up-to-date medical research available and clinical practic 2000
Awarded “Chiropractor of the Year”, “In appreciation and recognition of his dedication to the Chiropractic profession.” Dr. Larson put in multiple books on Chiropractic literature in all high schools, colleges, and public libraries, a total of 250 libraries in Montana Montana Chiropractic Association, 2000
The analysis of T1 and T2 images, MRI Imaging Center, 2000
“Validating Chiropractic”, based on research articles and studies proving that chiropractic is effective, by Dr. Malik Slosberg 2000
“Whiplash – The Master’s Program, Module I: Kinematics and Biomechanics and Risk Factors, Research Abstracts", Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1999
Whiplash – The Master’s Program, Module II: Radiographic, CT, MRI, Videofluoroscopy, Electrodiagnostics, Advanced Diagnostics and Treatment, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1999
Whiplash and Brain Injury – The Master’s Program Module III: Advanced Diagnostics and Auto Crash Reconstruction; Physical Examination; Radiographic Examination; MRI Examination; Soft Tissue Healing, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1999
Received recognition and title of Member of National Board of Forensic Chiropractors. 1999
“Low Speed Rear End Car Crashes,” , Presented by Dr. Lawrence Nordhoff 1999
Certificate of attendance of MRIs Montana Imaging Center, 1999
“The Chiropractic Subluxation and its Component Parts”, 1999
Post Graduate Education in Forensic Chiropractic Examinations 1999
Post graduate education Montana Chiropractic Association, 1998
Evaluating normal and abnormal MRIs Montana MRI Center, 1998
VideoFluoroscopy & its application, J.R. Robb, hospital X-ray administrator, demonstrating Deaconess Hospital, 1998
Indications for VideoFluoroscopy and its applications in Chiropractic, 1998
Evaluating normal and abnormal MRIs. Montana MRI Center, 1998
Practical application of Video fluoroscopy and Dynamic Motion X-ray, 1998
Dynamic Motion X-ray protocols training for application for cervical, shoulder, wrist, and TMJ injuries, 1998
"Radiology - Diagnostic Imaging and Special Studies: Bone Disease”, 1998
“Training and Practical Application of Videofluoroscopy", Medical literature review regarding motion x-ray, and altered biomechanics 1998
Impairment Rating, Utilizing the AMA Guides To The Evaluation Of Permanent Impairment, 4th Edition 1998
“Professional Boundaries”, 1998
"Video Fluoroscopy - Its Clinical Application of Normal and Abnormal Findings”, Dr. Larson, D.C. Chiropractor organized postgraduate education symposium together with Dr. Schneider, M.D. Neurosurgeon. Dr. Larson lectured on "Video Fluoroscopy - Its Clinical Application of Normal and Abnormal Findings”. The 1st Medical-Chiropractic Symposium with the following educational speakers: John Schneider, M.D. Neurosurgeon, Fred McMurry , M.D. Neurosurgeon, Roger Williams, M.D. Neurologist Quenemoen, M.D. Neurologist, Robert Larson, D.C. Chiropractor, Tom Donahue, D.C. , Chiropractor, Dr. Soriya, M.D. Neurosurgeon 1998
“Cervical and Associated Upper Extremity Syndromes”, Presented by Rene Cailliet, M.D. 1998
Whiplash Advanced Certification Course, The Masters Program, Completed in diagnosis and clinical management of cervical acceleration/deceleration trauma and whiplash and it relates to TMJ disorders; Head Kinematics during vitro whiplash simulation; Head/Neck kinematic response of human subjects in low speed crashes; Whiplash literature – Radanov Neurology 1998; Cervical Spine Disorders by Bogduk – zygapophyseal joint injury; Outcome of low back pain by Croft; Head, Neck and Mandibular Dynamics generated by whiplash by Howard RP; Head/Neck kinematic and G Force response of human subjects in low speed rear-end collisions by Siegmund G.P. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1998
Surface Electromyography and Computerized Range of Motion, Presented and taught by Robert Larson, D.C., as guest speaker at Montana Board of Legal Education. 1997
Elected president of the Yellowstone Chiropractic Association. Served as president for 2 years. 1997
“Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper and Lower Extremity Injuries”, 1997
Evaluating normal and abnormal MRIs. Montana MRI Center, 1997
Paraspinal Surface Electromyography, Received Certificate of Postgraduate Education 1996
Impairment Rating utilizing the 4th edition of The Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment American Medical Association, 1996
“Whiplash Spinal Trauma Overview of Whiplash and Spinal Trauma”, 1996
“Surface Electromyography and Computerized Range of Motion”, presented and taught by Robert Larson, D.C. 1996
Videofluoroscopy in Chiropractic Practice Protocols/Indications. 1995
Evaluating normal and abnormal MRIs Montana MRI Center, 1995
“Clinical Management of Complex Clinical Disorders”, 1995
“Certification in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma (CCST)” , Awarded by The International Chiropractors Association’s Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences. Certification in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma, 1995
Trauma, Neurology, and the Chiropractic Physician, Module I, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Principles of Soft Tissue Injury and Repair, Module II, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Radiology – MRI, C.T., Video Fluoroscopy and X-ray Analysis, Module III, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Understanding Mechanisms of Injury from Various Types of Vehicular Trauma, Module IV, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Electrodiagnostics and SEMG, Module V, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Clinical Trauma Management: Practical Applications, Module VI, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Clinical Trauma Management: Practical Applications, Module VII, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Clinical Trauma Management: Practical Applications, Module VIII, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Practice Protocols, Record Keeping, and Patient Examinations, Module IX, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
Practical Academic Preparation for Expert Witness Testimony, Module X, by Dan Murphy, D.C., 1995
“Training in Impairment Evaluators”, Certification program and examination utilizing the 4th edition of The Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment American Medical Association, 1994
Dr. Robert Larson taught Gonstead chiropractic adjusting technique at Northwestern Chiropractic College as associate clinic faculty. 1994
“Impairment ‘Evaluators Certification Program” , Certification program and examination 1994
Evaluating normal and abnormal MRIs. Montana MRI Center, 1994
“Spinal Trauma and Whiplash Injuries”, 1994
Comprehensive Record Keeping and Documentation for Med-legal Area – Module 10 1994
“Activator, A Low Force – Low Amplitude Adjusting Technique" & “Acquiring A Proficiency Rating”, 1993
“Extremity Work” and “Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity”, 1993
“Whiplash, Spinal Trauma, and Soft Tissue Injury”, 1993
“National Health Care Reform And How It Affects Chiropractic”, 1993
Class room presentation and discussion, A special invitation presentation and discussion with the following speakers: Douglas Bell, M.D., Neuroradiology of the Spine, Lashman Soriya, M.D., Lumbar Disc Disease Evaluation and Treatment, Roger Williams, M.D., Comprehensive Care With Intractable Back Pain, Gregg Singer, M.D, Physical Medicine and The Spine, Thomas Schumann, M.D., Occupational Medicine Considerations, Mary Gaddy, M.D., Electromyography/Indications, Value, & Limitations on Neurology, Dale Peterson, M.D., and Gail Kennedy, M.D., Clinical Examination of the Spine and Its Contents Anatomy of the Spine, Eugen Dolan, M.D., Spinal Trauma, and Robert Wood, M.D., Cervical and Thoracic Disc Disease Deaconess Medical Hospital, 1993
“Subluxation Complex Myopathology and Chronic Spinal Pain”, 1993
Continuing Education on Disorders of the Spine and Its Contents 1993
“Contact Reflex Analysis: The Relationship Between Acupuncture and Nutritional Deficiencies”, 1992
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1992
“Evaluation and Management of Mechanical Low Back Pain”, 1992
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1991
“Advances In Total Hip Replacement”, 1991
“Trauma of the Lumbar Spine”, 1990
Whiplash Injuries, The Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration Syndrome, Presented by Stephen Foreman, D.C., and Art Croft, D.C. 1990
“Doctors of Chiropractic as Occupational Health Specialists”, 1990
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1989
“Cervical and Associated Upper Extremity Syndromes”, Presented by Rene Cailliet, M.D., Director of Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine at Santa Monica Medical Hospital, and Professor of Emeritus, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Southern California 1989
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1988
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1988
“Applied Clinical Nutrition,”, Montana Chiropractic Association., 1988
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1987
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1987
“Low Back Pain and The Three Joint Complex”, Kirkaldy-Willis, M. D., 1987
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1986
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1986
Post graduate training in orthopedic examinations toward diplomate status 1985
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1985
Post-graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1984
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1984
Post graduate training in orthopedic examinations toward diplomate status 1984
Penning’s X-ray Analysis, Trained in regards to Stress Cervical X-rays. 1984
Post graduate training in orthopedic examinations toward diplomate status 1984
Post-graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1983
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1982
Post-graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1982
Post-graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1981
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology 1980
Post-graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1980
“Surface Electromyography and The Vertebral Subluxation Complex”, clinical research with neurology professor Eastern Montana College, 1979
Surface Electromyography and the vertebral subluxation complex, Did clinical research while working with Neurology professor Eastern Montana College, 1979
Post-graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association, 1979
Impairment Rating, Utilizing the 3rd edition of the Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. 1978
Post-graduate education, The study of Neurology Eastern Montana College, 1978
Impairment Rating, Utilizing the 3rd edition of the Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. 1978
Impairment Rating, Utilizing the 3rd edition of the Guides To The Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Certification in the use of the AMA Guides and Impairment Rating, Sponsored by National College of Chiropractic, 1978
Post-graduate education, The study of Neurology 1978
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology. 1978
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1977
Training using laser acupuncture and training toward certification in Radiology. 1977
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1976
Training in Gonstead technique, The study of bio-mechanics of the spine, measurements, and specific correction of spinal subluxation. 1976
Training toward certification in radiology, Training in using microcurrent and using laser acupuncture 1976
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1975
Applied Kinesiology, Training in the science which investigates and analyzes human motion as it applies to the vertebral subluxation complex of the spine. 1975
Training in the science which investigates and analyzes human motion as it applies to the vertebral subluxation complex of the spine. 1975
Formed a group chiropractic practice named Associated Chiropractic Clinic, incorporating three Doctors of Chiropractic. 1975
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1974
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1973
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1972
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1971
Post graduate education for re-licensure Montana Chiropractic Association., 1970

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic , Member, 2016 - Present
Yellowstone Chiropractic Association, Member, 2010 - Present
Boys and Girls Club , Board Member, 1998 - Present
Faculty Status by Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Associate Clinic Faculty , 1995 - Present
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Diplomat, 1969 - Present
Yellowstone Chiropractic Association, President, 2012 - 2015
Yellowstone Chiropractic Association, President, 1997 - 2010
Montana Chiropractic Association, Member, 1969 - 2008
American Chiropractic Association, Member, 1969 - 2000
Served on the medical advisory committee for May Technical College, 1998 - 1998
Montana Chiropractic Association, Member, 1970 - 1990

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Certification of Completion – How to Read Your Own MRI, 2014
Certified in Functional Imaging and Anatomy using Digital Motion X-ray, 2010
Certification of Completion of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition, 2008
Certification of Completion on Fundamentals of MRI, 2008
Advanced Graduate Certification of Competency in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, 2005
Lectured on Colossus – “What Every Physician Needs to Know”, Manual by Aaron De Shaw, 2005
Certified in Functional Imaging and Anatomy using Digital Motion X-ray, 2004
Certified in Colossus: What Every Chiropractor Should Know, 2004
Certified in Case Management , Montana Imaging Center, 2003
Certified in Testing and Analysis of Digital Motion X-ray, 2002
Chiropractor of the Year, Montana Chiropractic Association, 2001
Certified in Digital Motion X-ray, Florida State University, 2001
Certification in Forensic Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, 2000
Successfully completed an advanced course in Dynamic Motion X-ray Patient Imaging for the 21st Centu, 2000
Certified in Impairment Rating and Disability Evaluation, 2000
Received the title of Member of National Board of Forensic Chiropractors, 1999
Certification in Training and Practical Applications in Digital Motion X-ray Technology, VF-Works, Inc, Palm Harbor, Florida, 1998
Advanced Certification on Whiplash Acceleration/Deceleration Syndrome, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1998
Impairment Re-Certification for AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 4th Edition, 1998
Associate Clinic Faculty Status for Enhancement of Chiropractic Education, NorthWestern College of Chiropractic, 1995
Completion of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 3rd Edition, Montana Chiropractic Association, 1994
Completed Advanced Proficiency Rating Examination in Activator Methods Technique, 1993
Awarded Achievement Excellency Award in Applied Clinical Nutrition, Standard Process, 1992
Certification in Impairment Rating 2nd Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impa, 1985
Certified in Instruction in The Rating of Physical Impairment for Disability Calculation, National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois, 1979
Certificate of Matriculation, National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois, 1976
Graduate Certification, Parker College Research Foundation, 1972
Certified in X-ray proficiency, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1969