JAMES C. MATTERN, DC
1231 CUMBERLAND AVE STE-D
W. LAFAYETTE, IN 47906
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY:
Clinic Director, Mattern Chiropractic, West Lafayette, IN. 1989-Present.
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Indiana, License #08001204, 1989-present
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Doctorate of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1989
Internship- Field Training, Atlanta, Georgia, 1989
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Bachelor of Science, Davenport, Iowa, 1989
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1989
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1989
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1988
SELECTED PAST HONORS/AWARDS:
Cum Laude, Palmer College of Chiropractic
DD Palmer Memorial Scholarship, Palmer College of Chiropractic
Undergraduate Academic Merit Scholarship
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Ball State University
SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
Traumatic Cervical Spine Conditions: Tendon/ligament injuries, orthopedic examination and findings, Literature review- biomechanics of whiplash traumatology. Cervical disc injury mechanism and pathophysiology, MR/radiograph imaging modalities and interpretation, physical examination-identifying neurologic deficits and risk factors, coordination of care, co- management, risk management and records documentation, rheumatology review of various spondyloarthropathies, central nerve and cord disease differential diagnostics and case management for post-trauma residuals and identifying and managing common cervical spine disorders. Texas College of Chiropractic Division of Postgraduate Studies, risk mgmt. approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: D Dock Indianapolis, IN June 2017.
The Cardiac Symposium: Applying Advanced Cardiac Biomarkers and Clinical Nutrition: Overview of Lipoproteins and the Boston Heart Lab Report. Apolipoprotein production & functions, Atherogenic Lipoproteins, Triglyceride& Cholesteryl Esters, Standard & Advanced Lipid Panels. Vital Health Protocols & Case Studies, Health Risk Assessment & Genotypic testing with Predictive Clinical Response to Dietary Intervention. Inflammatory, Genetic, Metabolic Lipid Fractional Indices Scoring, Interpretation & Clinical Application. Sponsor: Bostonheart Diagnostics & Metagenics J. McLaughlin, , Indianapolis, IN March 2017
Food Enzyme Institute: Clinical Judgment in Structural Evaluation: Food Enzyme Deficiency Syndrome Rationale and Diagnosis: The two pump system, cross pattern walking, Cranial-Sacral Respiratory System, Dura Mater and Sympathetic Chain, Coccyx and Pelvic Floor, Postural Examination –application and clinical findings. Cranial-Sacral and Spinal Corrections, Cranial-Sacral Respiration and Exercise, Lymphatics and Connective Tissue Pathways, Hands on assessment and clinical
application. Metabolic syndrome and Biologic Impedance Analysis, Somato-visceral stress point work shop and review. Logan College of Chiropractic approved by the Wisconsin Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: H. Loomis, Madison WI. Aug 2016
Food Enzyme Institute: Clinical Judgment in Structural Evaluation: Food Enzyme Deficiency Syndrome Rationale and Diagnosis: The two pump system, cross pattern walking, Cranial-Sacral Respiratory System, Dura Mater and Sympathetic Chain, Coccyx and Pelvic Floor, Postural Examination –application and clinical findings. Cranial-Sacral and Spinal Corrections, Cranial-Sacral Respiration and Exercise, Lymphatics and Connective Tissue Pathways, Hands on assessment and clinical application. Metabolic syndrome and Biologic Impedance Analysis, Somato-visceral stress point work shop and review. Logan College of Chiropractic approved by the Wisconsin Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: H. Loomis, Madison WI. Aug 2016
Food Enzyme Institute: Clinical Judgement in Nutritional Evaluations: 10 organ system review and relevant physiology and autonomic symptom expression. Food as an energy source, Viscero-Somatic System, Clinical signs and symptoms survey assay, Physician patient interface and repots of findings, Viscero-Somatic stress point identification and palpatory determinations-- for dietary, digestive, low bowel, autointoxication, immune, autonomic and endocrine response interpretation and detection and pelvic distortion pattern and shift, enzymatic categories and herbal energetics. Logan College of Chiropractic approved by the Wisconsin Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: H. Loomis, Madison WI July 2016
Practical Applications For Orthopedic/Central Neurologic Conditions: Upper Cervical Syndromes, Palsy, Dystrophies, Cord & Brain tumor and clinical history, exam and differential assessment with discussion on imaging, coordination of care and record documentation. Thyroid dysfunction, cranial nerve I-XII assessment and exam flow for differential assessment and clinical decision making. Pathologic reflex interpretation, Rhomberg’s sign differential, spinal cord- tract assessment. Disease and injury of cord, brainstem and cerebellar and cortical region assessment and interpretation of dyskinesias, dystonias tics tremor and seizure, syncope and conditions impacting proprioception and balance from central nervous system compromise, Stroke/TIA, mild traumatic brain injury review with emphasis diagnosis, imaging patient management & coordination of care. Texas College of Chiropractic Division of Postgraduate Studies, risk mgmt. approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: D Dock Indianapolis, IN June 2016.
Loomis Institute of Enzyme Nutrition: Course 2: Part 2-Stress Evaluation: Related Nutritional Syndromes, and Procedures: Nutrient absorption and liver metabolism. Acid-Base balance sympathetic-parasympathetic-enteric nervous system. Immune response stress point-palpation and anatomic locations. Autonomic and endocrine response stress point palpation and anatomic locations. Negative feedback cascades of the endocrine system, Urinalysis interpretation of data and clinical decision making algorithms. H. Loomis et al., Indianapolis, IN Jan 2015 sponsored by Enzyme Formulations Inc. and the Loomis Institute Continuing Education Division.
Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries: Mechanisms of injury documentation, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis and imaging modalities (x-Ray, CT, MR). Topical discussion and survey of landmark studies and current peer review literature: Discogenic pain, spinal ligament injuries and facet capsule ligament injuries, whiplash biomechanics-causation and clinical correlation: Spinal anatomy, neurology, generation/modulation of central hypersensitivity, Fibrosis of repair and prognostic factors and Neurologic mechanism and treatment strategies for chronic pain. Case outcomes, documentation, risk management and coordination of care with allied health professionals. D Dock, Indianapolis, IN Jn. 2014 Sponsored by Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Loomis Institute of Enzyme Nutrition: Course 1: Part 1-Food Enzyme Deficiencies: Hidden Causes of Chronic Complaints and the Use of Food Enzymes in Clinical Practice: Food Enzymes composition and impact on human bio-cellular activities. Embryology, somato-visceral tissue organization, dietary protein, carbohydrate and lipid source components, Digestion, mal-digestion and enzyme composition with complement herbal therapy. Clinical history, signs and symptoms, inventory of dietary stress point physiology, assimilation, elimination. Inflammation, stress physiology, muscle contractile exam and clinical correlations. Lecture: Urinalysis, clinical implications, digestive, autonomic and related autoimmune disorders as a sequel to exogenous enzyme deficits and Therapeutic considerations addressing postural faults and enzyme deficits that impact the autonomic nervous system and the hypothalamic/adrenal axis. H. Loomis et al., Louisville, KY. Mc 2013 Sponsored by Enzyme Formulations Inc. and the Loomis Institute- Continuing Education Division.
Know That Pattern-Detecting Diagnostic Patterns in Your Patients: Topical lecture and visual format of clinical conditions that patient populations present to a chiropractor. Discussion: Anatomy, pathophysiology, radiology, rehabilitation and treatment of the neck and shoulder, rotator cuff, low bac, pelvis and extremity articulations with emphasis on differential assessment, and imaging of central neurodegenerative and spinal degenerative conditions, biochemistry of inflammation, tissue degradation and intervention with lifestyle, dietary and physical conditioning interventions. J. Martensen, Fishers, IN Feb. 2013 Sponsored by CDI seminars Inc. / Sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic
Essentials of Sports Medicine with risk Management: Concepts of diagnosis in sports injuries, kinetic chain assessment of the upper and lower extremities, core stability, endurance, balance and range of motion. Treatment parameters, differential assessment and clinical decision making algorithms, concussion assessment, return to play considerations, pedal mechanics and stabilization, common sport specific injuries imaging, integrated rehabilitation and treatment protocols. Course Emphasis: Therapeutic modalities, tissue healing and best outcome treatment strategies for professional, teen and youth athletes. J. Dolbin, Indianapolis, IN. June 2012 Sponsored by Fettermen Events in continuing education. Approved by the Indiana Board of Chiropractic
Cervical Differential Assessment-History, Examination, Physical Inspection: Palpatory assessment, orthopedic testing, imaging and clinical decision making for central pathologies and cord disease, spinal nerve root compromise, thoracic outlet syndromes, cervicobrachial entrapment neuropathies and upper extremity injuries, functional compromise of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand with emphasis on differential assessment, imaging, conservative treatment measures and documentation. D. Dock, Indianapolis, IN. May 2011 Sponsored by Texas Chiropractic College, Postgraduate Studies Division.
15th Annual SRISD Scientific Conference: Synthesis and assessment of the hundreds of new papers relating to whiplash from the medical, scientific and engineering literature are reviewed for relevance and trend. Conference is open only graduates of the four-module SRISD program. .Completion of Course completion and passing of a written exam leads to certification in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology. A listing is granted to clinicians on the Spine Research Institute of San Diego website. “This is the most comprehensive training offered worldwide and graduates make up the elite of the cognoscenti. Less than 2% of Chiropractic Physicians have attained theme specific training at this level.” A. Croft, Spine Research Institute of San Diego and D. Zuby Senior VP of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Vehicle Research Center . San Diego, CA, Nov: 2010 Sponsored by LACC. Sponsored by Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.
Medico legal Issues; Fundamentals for Practitioners and Forensic Experts: Establishing Successful Outcomes for Personal Injury Cases. Topics include the essentials of documentation, record keeping, when and how to use medical photography, preparing for depositions, arbitration, and courtroom testimony, the use of demonstrative evidence and cross-examination strategies. Discusses also, positioning chiropractic methodologies important to a case, effective use of models, charts, diagrams, photos and video footage. Daubert and Frye rules, the impact on testimony, methods of excluding opposing experts, disabusing the MIST and FAST myth, Colossus, learned treatises, reliable authorities and federal rules of evidence are covered. Gelman, Esq. & Croft, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Chicago, IL. Nov 2010. Sponsored by LACC
Indiana Spine Group: 4th Annual Spine Symposium: Comprehensive Concepts in Spinal Disorders and Abnormalities. Indianapolis, IN. (DC contact hours eligible, sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic)
Spinal Imaging: Technology and Diagnosis: Recent developments, indications and applications of spinal imaging options: CT, MR, Spectroscopy, Serial Contrast MRI and PET. Review: Radiological findings and diagnostic indicators. Pomeranz
The Electrodiagnostic Evaluation: Role and application of electromyography in the diagnosis of spinal diseases and disorders, including indications and benefits. Case study review utilizing electromyography and differential diagnosis. Dave
Differential Factors in Spinal Diagnosis: Understanding differential diagnosis in low back and extremity pain with discussion on spinal infections and inflammations that present as back and neck pain. Renkens
Osteoporosis Updates: Current screening, diagnostic and treatment algorithms for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Prevention models, indications and contraindications for HRT. Schmalz
Minimally Invasive Treatment for back and neck pain: Modalities and clinical decision making, outcome and interventional treatments with IDET, rhizotomy and discectomy. Arbuckle
Nerve Entrapment and Radiculopathy: Differentiating between orthopaedic pain and neurologic nerve entrapment. Anatomic review, pathogenesis of nerve entrapment and radiculopathy. Diagnostic triage of common and unusual entrapment syndromes. Lett
Grand Rounds, Surgical and Non-Surgical Case Studies: Analysis of radiological and diagnostic studies and pathological findings, differential diagnosis of spinal stenosis, spinal instability and disc herniation along with non-operative, minimally invasive and surgical option discussion: Renkens, and Gentile
Mastering the Critical Art of Modern Medico legal Analysis and Communication: Documenting Injuries and Mechanism. Guidelines and fundamentals of expository scientific writing. Crafting, narrative reports emphasizing accuracy, syntax, strategy, methods. Organization and common pitfalls are discussed. Also, incorporating of outcome assessment and disability instruments into reports, (SCL-90-R, Oswestry, Roland-Morris, Rivermead, PCS, WdQ, LiSat-11, and applying the AMA guidelines in personal injury and forensic practice are discussed along with modern guidelines and best practices (Presley Reed, Mercy, QTF, ACOEM, Croft). Identifying faulty applications and proper guideline usage, rebuttal methods and strategies in today’s modern PI practice, special software applications, data management, information and graphics: Croft, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Chicago, IL. Aug 2010. Sponsored by LACC.
Advanced Diagnostics, Treatment, and Auto Crash Reconstruction; Management Principles in Personal Injury: Documentation in Personal Injury and Forensic Medicine Applications. Topics: comprehensive physical examination of whiplash, traumatic brain injury and other syndromes, special laboratory methods. Current radiographic and other imaging methods and analysis techniques, CT examination of brain and soft tissue injuries. MR examination of brain and soft tissue injuries-current technique. Special diagnostic imaging modalities (SPECT, PET, fMRi, VF ) and how and when to use them. Rendering of a diagnosis/impression in the personal injury or forensic setting; perils and pitfall.. Also discussed, soft tissue healing times and implications for successful case management, injury stage and implications, designing a successful treatment plan. Activities of daily living to optimize outcomes, chiropractic manipulation, deep tissue massage, ancillary and PT modalities for best outcome, Clinical outcome assessment tools: Croft, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Chicago, IL. 2010. Sponsored by LACC.
Biomechanics, Injury Mechanisms, Epidemiology: Requisite and Expansive Biomechanics Training for Clinicians and Forensic Experts. Whiplash and brain injuries: real reasons they are on the rise. The minimal property damage=minimal injury risk myth exposed. Applying of the science of biomechanics, units, force vectors, moment, torque, Newtonian motion, stress curves, viscoelasticity, CAD grading systems, epidemiology of whiplash, brain, neck and cervical spine trauma. Mechanisms of MVC, soft tissue injuries, common syndromes, conditions affecting muscles, pain syndromes, risk outcomes and forensic risk assessment as a fundamental key to personal injury practice. Croft, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Chicago, IL 2010. Sponsored by LACC.
DO PI RIGHT: Caring for Personal Injury Patients: Marketing, Coordination of Care, Med legal documentation, Pub Med literature review of motor vehicle collision, inertial injury, soft-tissue injury and phases of healing. Documents Plus data collection, Understanding auto insurance industry software programs, including Colossus, Injury IQ, Mitchell, Decision Point and Injury IQ: Murphy, Mathis, Altadonna- Atlanta, Ga 2010
CPR Certification: American Heart Association provider coursework and interactive training to provide assistance in the event an adult, child or infant is choking, has stopped breathing or has no heartbeat. Indiana State Chiropractic Association, risk mgmt. approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education. Indianapolis, IN 2010
HIPPA Compliance & Self-Audit. Medicare Review, Survey: Treatment Planning and Documentation of Medical Necessity: Care level, treatment goals, and objective measures of treatment, Medicare Fee-for–Service Part B Appeals Process, ICD, CPT selection, coding and billing procedures. Fetterman Event, risk mgmt. approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Hayes, Columbus, IN 2009
The Future of the Clinic: New Frontiers in Nutritional Medicine: Blue Zone concepts applied to biologic ageing, novel nutrigenomic interventions. FirstLine therapy-use to protect telomeres and genomic stability, concepts current in the post genomic revolution, genomic instability, diet and biological aging. Studies in the human disease gene network. Pluripotential stems cell and the therapeutic potential of neurohormetic phytochemicals, phytochemical-kinase control of insulin signaling. Genetic vs. epigenetic factors and how food imparts information to our epigenome. Nutritional Medicine approaches to clinical disorders associated with autoimmunity, immunotoxicity and neurotoxicity. The multifactorial-mosiac nature of autoimmune disease, clinical nutrigenomics applied to the management of cardio metabolic syndromes, genetic susceptibility factors, and clinical biomarkers, factors impacting favorable insulin signaling modulation, inflammatory disorders, and the liver-brain connection to neurotoxicity. Mercury toxicity, metallothioneins and neuroprotection, extracellular matrix architecture, systemic expression and modulation with nutrients impacting metalloproteinases, effective nutrient modulation of signaling pathways involving bone health. Metagenics Educational Programs: J Bland, Chicago, IL 2009
Biomarkers of Health: Mastering Advancements in Diagnosis and Clinical Nutrition for Better Patient Outcomes and Maximizing Patient Compliance: Functional Medicine Assessment, Quantifying biomarkers of health and disease states, the implication of chronic inflammation, acid base balance, cellular oxidation and its relationship to chronic disease and cellular respiration. Electrolytes and their role in cellular function, carbohydrate metabolism, insulin resistance and hypoglycemia, protein metabolism, hydration, hepatic and renal toxicity, adrenal stress and catabolism: R Bentley, Course PG937-09 Health Sciences Postgraduate Continuing Education. Metaqenics Midwest Inc. in conjunction with the University of Bridgeport: College of Chiropractic. Louisville, KY 2009
Documentation of the Injury and Care Plan Development: Narrative Report Writing/Response Letters, Records Documentation in Daily Practice and Emphasis on Auto Collision Case Management. Orthopedic examination of the lumbar and cervical spine with and without radiculopathy, differential diagnosis and SOAP note reporting, symptom surveys, mechanism of injury, predisposing factors, range of motion assessment and neurologic exam and interpretation. Texas College of Chiropractic Division of Postgraduate Studies, risk mgmt. approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: D Dock Indianapolis, IN 2008
American Academy of Craniofacial Pain: The 24th Annual International Clinical Symposium: Indianapolis, IN 2008
The Trigeminovascular Reflex and Migraine: Hyperalgesia overview, Pathophysiology of the TMJ/Migraine connection, Nociceptor Sensitization, Primary vs. Secondary Hyperalgesia, Central changes and Hyperalgesia, Nerve Compression –Evoked Hyperalgesia: Spahl.
Intractable Head and Face Pain: Practical Strategies: Review and concepts related to intractable and complex headache and facial pain conditions. Emphasis on treating physiological and behavioral mechanisms, identifying causes for intractability and well as current review of physiological and trigeminal mechanisms: Saper.
ETPS Therapy: Ultimate Integrative Treatment for Craniofacial Pain: Identify the basic theories of ETPS therapy: Autonomic Nervous System, Body Mechanics, posture analysis and physical signs of chronic neuropathic degeneration relating to the TMD, Radiculopathy, Neural Therapy, Acupuncture and the Limbic System and its role in the management of TMD and Facial Pain: Hocking.
Differential Diagnosis of Craniofacial Pain: BioStatistics, overview, medical history, prevalence and differential diagnosis of Craniofacial Pain, Diagnostic evaluation, psychological assessment and craniofacial examination, Diagnostic studies, classification of neuralgiform, neuropathic Facial pain. Migraine, tension, cluster and chronic daily headache syndromes and Red Flag indicators for facial pain with ophthalmologic findings, intracranial hypertension, sinus headache, dental and oral surgical conditions: Scrivani.
The Biological Basis of TMJ Pain: An Update: Arthrogenous, Myogenous and Referred pain, entrapment neuropathies, trigeminal neuralgia, CAD/whiplash injury and TMJ symptom, injury diagnosis and management: Isberg.
Review of Headache Management: Migraine disability, prevalence differential diagnosis of craniofacial pain entities, Reflex Activation of Cranial Parasympathetic Nerves to Sinuses, endoscopy, red flag headaches, trigeminal peripheral sensitization, neurogenic inflammation and targets for acute treatment. Analgesics, Triptans, nerve blocks and trigger point injection: Blumenfeld.
The Dentist’s Role in Headache Management: Conservative TMD Therapy, The ear and TMD connection, Injection technique for chronic pain management, Dental Sleep Medicine, EMG & EGN in Diagnosis and treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunctions, Advanced Interpretation and Integration of Computerized Diagnostics summary: Glassman
The Top 20 Nutritional Strategies Every Health Care Provider Needs to Know: Dysglycemia, Impaired Detoxification, Chronic Inflammation, Faulty Methylation, Chronic Stress, Impaired mitochondrial function, Immune function, Hormone metabolism, Nutragenomics, Selective Kinase Response Modifiers, Arachidonic Acid metabolism and its role in inflammation, Body Burden pollution in Newborns, Pub Med and Altern Med Rev synopsis of relative findings, research and implications. R Rakowski, Course PG916 Health Sciences Postgraduate Continuing Education. Metaqenics Midwest Inc. in conjunction with the University of Bridgeport: College of Chiropractic: Chicago, IL 2007
Sacro- Occipital Technique-Clinical Symposium: Osteopathic and Chiropractic cranial concepts, evolution of theory and practical implications. Cranial suture morphology, cranial distortion patterns relating systemic health. Craniosutural integration, palpation and technique workshops, posture and primary compensatory patterns assessment. Kinesiology, somatovisceral and viscerosomatic dynamics, expressions of altered sympathetic and parasympathetic output of the central nervous system. Suture and fascial release of cranial, facial, intraoral, lesions altering tissue tone and matrix tensile integrity. SOTO-USA in conjunction with the New York Chiropractic College Dept of Postgraduate and Continuing Education: Nashville, TN 2007
Beyond Metabolic Syndrome: From Controversy to Improved Clinical Outcomes-Clarifying the Confusion Surrounding Popular Diets such as the Atkins, Zone, and Paleolithic Diets: Management of insulin-associated disorders with age-related disease. New Clinical tools for assessing blood lipids and C-reactive protein, introduction to kinase enzyme systems and their implications in health and diseases states. Identifying and managing Metabolic Syndrome, lipotoxcity disorders and applying SKRM’s treatment protocols: J Bland Course PG940-07 Metagenics Inc. in conjunction with University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. Chicago, IL 2007
The Fatigue Solution: Identifying Functional Disorders in the Management of Fatigue Syndromes: Cellular energy support, use of metabolic screening, questionnaires, xenobiotic tolerability testing, neurobehavioral symptoms checklist, Objectifying data and appropriate lab assessment, Assessment of body composition, BioImpedance Analysis, Mitochondrial impairment sources of fatigue, mitochondrial related dysfunctions and causes, Cellular energy and ATP deficits, Nutrients to enhance cellular energy production, classification of fatty acids, detection and support for metabolic syndrome, obesity induction of HPA dysregulation, Managing metabolic fatigue disorders with FLT and foundational nutrients, maintaining energy and healthy body composition, gut-liver-immune inflammatory induced fatigue, disorders linked to toxin exposure, inflammation and impaired cellular energy production, Accepted by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Huges, Indianapolis, 2007
Medical Foods Made Easy: Powerful Solutions of Challenging Patients: Medical food definition, Functional solutions to chronic condition management, nutrition and genomic signaling, toxicity assessment, medical screening questionnaire assays, healthy detoxification, supportive nutrients for detoxification, implementation, adverse reaction potential and management, conditions linked to inflammation, estrogen metabolism and therapeutic interventions: Sponsored by Metagenics Inc. Breen, Indianapolis, IN 2007
Basic Lazerology: Energy Medicine and 3LT Erchonia Red Laser: Literature summary and physiologic rational based on cellular metabolism and the body’s matrix organization, reference and current themes by Oschman and his books Energy Medicine the Scientific Basis and Energy Medicine in Therapeutics and Human Performance. Therapeutic applications and treatment protocols, neuromuscular evaluation Cranial nerve assessment and orthopedic, neurologic and muscle response testing. Myofascial Release using the Erchonia 3Lt Laser and Erchonia Percussor: Shanks, Indianapolis, IN 2007
The Neurobiology of Mood and Cognitive Disorders: Strategies and protocols for neurotransmitter balance. Principles of Signal Transduction in Neuropsychiatry, Identifying Neurochemical Imbalances, The neurobiology of Dopamine, Serotonin, GABA, Glutamate, Acetylcholine and Melatonin: Metagenics Educational Programs in conjunction with the University Of Bridgeport College Of Chiropractic. Lombard, Indianapolis, IN 2007
Managing the Complex Patient: Science-Based Natural Therapies for the Most Challenging Cases: Dysglycemia, metabolic syndrome and diabetes, Cancer predisposition and related concerns, chronic unwellness, Toxicity and related health challenges, Stress-related disorders, Nutrigenomics and the application of natural medicines in modern complex patient case: R Rakowski, Course PG952C1 Metagenics Midwest Inc in conjunction with the University of Bridgport College of Chiropractic: Indianapolis, IN 2006
Applied Neurology: The care of neuromuscular disorders related to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines and the complication of the vertebral subluxation in caring for those maladies, with a focus on nerve roots, cauda equina, stenosis and spinal cord issues: Logan College of Chiropractic of Chesterfield, Missouri and approved by the Indiana Board of Postdoctoral Education: Indianapolis, IN 2006
Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries: Documenting the Condition and the Need for Care. Topics: Quantifying Impairment, Orthopedic Spinal Examination, Record Documentation and Plan of Care Development, including survey of pertinent pub Med. literature, differential diagnosis, imaging and narration to 3rd party entities, physical exam, functional assessment, history, data synthesis and reporting. Texas College of Chiropractic Division of Postgraduate Studies, risk mgmt. approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: D Dock Carmel, IN 2006
Chiropractic Biophysics: Neurology, Posture and Systemic Health (I). Topics: Mechanoreceptors modulation via spinal manipulation- survey of the literature, neuroimmune biology, sympathetic segmental disturbance and its role in the expression of pathology, RCT trials chronic spinal pain inhibition with spinal manipulation-literature survey. Trauma Models of soft tissue repair, sub failure injuries of the ligaments as origin for chronic low back pain, spine pain, inflammation and omega 3 fatty acids. National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post professional, Graduate and Continuing Education: Murphy, Marietta, GA 2005
Chiropractic Biophysics: Neurology, Posture and Systemic Health (II) Pain types, sympathetic output, energy medicine, cellular membrane physiology, the central integrative state of a neuron, the supraspinal effects of mechanoreceptor stimulation. Whiplash –associated Diseases, Low Impact Collisions and Injury. Heart rate variability and mechanical stimulation of cervical proprioceptors. NeuroImmunology abstract review and clinical implications. National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post professional, Graduate and Continuing Education: Murphy, Seattle, WA 2005
Chiropractic Biophysics: X-ray and Posture: National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post professional, Graduate and Continuing Education: D Harrison Davenport, IA 2005
A Patient’s Point of View: Risk management and public health. Logan College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Department, approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Barrale, Indianapolis, IN 2005
Kinesiotaping Certification Part I: Mechanism of action, Application techniques to upper extremity, lower extremity and axial pain syndromes and injuries of traumatic origin, repetitive stress, joint hypo and hypermobilities, antalgias and lymph edema, hematoma, bursitis and tendinopathies. National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post professional, Graduate and Continuing Education: DeBono, Parish Chicago, IL 2005
Chiropractic Biophysics: Drop Table Adjusting: National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post professional, Graduate and Continuing Education: D Harrison Chicago, IL 2004
Chiropractic Biophysics: CBP Cervical Structural Rehabilitation: Review of pertinent pub med literature. National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Post professional, Graduate and Continuing Education: D Harrison Davenport, IA 2004
Charrette Adjusting Protocols: Mechanoreceptor/Nociceptor/Facilitation, neurological aspects of rehabilitation, Davis and Wolf’s law, Biomechanical response of connective tissue, plastic deformation, macro/micro trauma, gait patterns, lower extremity resisted muscle testing, assessment - joint dysfunction patterns and syndromes, corrective mobilization technique stabilization and rehab implications for the foot, ankle, knee, and hip. Upper extremity resisted muscle testing, assessment- joint dysfunction patterns and syndromes. Corrective mobilization, stabilization and rehab implications for the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Charrette, Indianapolis, IN 2004
The Bio-Psycho-Social Approach to Low Back Pain: Applying the Evidence: Why structural pathology and diagnosis do not adequately guide care, natural history and the recurrence of pain syndromes of the low back, the relationships of path anatomy and pain, sports medicine and functional approaches, the Best Practice Model, active care goals, recent publications, common denominators of low back pain and ROF recommendations, cognitive-behavioral approach to enhancing patient motivation to resume activity despite pain. Case presentation, examination and management. Chiropractic Grand Rounds, Unity Healthcare Pavilion, Van Matre, Lafayette, IN 2004
Improving Health Outcomes- Nutritional Support for Metabolic Biotransformation: Topics: Integrating concepts for complex disorders including chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia syndrome, multiple chemical sensitivities, inflammatory arthralgias, allergy/atopy, and functional gastrointestinal syndromes, pharmacogenomics/personalized medicine and therapeutic applications for coronary heart disease, stroke, dementia, depression, dysplasia and cancer. Metabolic biotransformation applied to multiple chemical sensitivities, alcohol and xenobiotic detoxification and chronic liver inflammatory syndromes. Metabolic biotransformation applied to clinical conditions of menstruation, perimenopause, prostatitis and prostate cancer risk, stress related syndromes and changes in body composition. Course PG952C Metagenics Inc. in conjunction with University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic: J Bland Chicago, IL 2004
Structural Management: Pedal mechanics, leg length inequalities and lower extremity dysfunction and pain syndromes, kinetic chain dynamics, pronation/supination stress patterns, detection, stabilization and management. Upper Cross Syndromes, forward head posture , Lower Cross syndromes. Joint mobilization, manipulation soft tissue therapy, patient activities of daily living, functional exercise and rehab. International Chiropractic Association of Indiana, Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Maggs, Indianapolis, IN 2003
Clinical Applications of Metabolic Biotransformation: Mastering Anti-Aging Strategies and the 8 Modifiable Risk Factors of Premature Aging: Detection, assessment and nutrigenomic intervention for dysglycemia, impaired detoxification, chronic inflammation, faulty methylation, chronic stress, impaired mitochondrial function, imbalanced immune function, hormone physiology, digestion and food sensitivities. Course PG952C1 Metagenics Inc. in conjunction with University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic: R Rakowski Chicago, IL 2003
Cervical Spine Imaging: Technique, radiographic views, equipment and compatibility, standard operating protocols, trouble shooting. Differential diagnosis/correlation with patient presentation and mechanisms of injury, occult fracture, pathology, arthridities, congenital anomalies, spinal osseous anatomy, MR, advanced imaging, coordination of care. Nomenclature, data synthesis and reporting/impression/narration. Logan College of Chiropractic of Chesterfield, Missouri, Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Littrell Cincinnati, OH 2002
Mastering Blood Analysis: Assessing normal, clinical and critical range CBC with differential and comprehensive metabolic panels. Review of pub Med literature identifying nutritional, lifestyle and vitamin, mineral therapy and intervention to influence cell and chemical markers in blood including cholesterol, lipoprotein fractions, triglycerides, BUN, creatine, glucose, albumin, bilirubin, uric acid, enzyme assay, immune system integrity measures, blood oxygen measures. Threshold levels indicating compromise and progressing to occult and symptomatic disease states and clinical diagnosis. Pharmacokinetics, drugs that squew interpretation. Patient management, education, dietary modification and nutritional intervention to improve parameters of health. Logan College of Chiropractic of Chesterfield, Missouri, Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Merkle, Cincinnati, OH 2002
The Functional Medicine Approach to the Management and Prevention of Chronic Disease: An introduction to the paradigm of Functional Medicine, toxicity and detoxification, dysbiosis food allergies dysglycemia and hyperinsulinism cardiovascular disease, thyroid dysfunction, adrenal dysfunction and Management of Women’s Health Issues; A Natural Approach. University of Bridgeport of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Brady, Indianapolis, IN 2000
Wellness Practice and Science, Clinical Competency: University of Bridgeport of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Indianapolis, IN 2000
Botanical Medicine Module I: Herbal Medicine as a continuing world trend, role assessment, overview and regulation of herbal medicine, quality control in the US, Dietary Supplements Health Education Act of 1994, Professional education in herbs and phytomedicines; sources of herbal information. Evolution of systems in herbal medicine, botany for health care professionals North American plants, phytochemicals, polyherbal formulations University of Colorado Health Science Center, School of Pharmacy of Denver, CO and the Western States Chiropractic College, Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Duke, Blumenthal, 1999 Cincinnati, OH
Botanical Medicine Module II: Integrating Herbal Medicine into Clinical Practice: US and European systems of regulation, Categories of herbal medicines, common use botanicals and attributes, system specific herbal medicines and impact/mechanism on physiology of various body systems. University of Colorado Health Science Center, School of Pharmacy of Denver, CO and the Western States Chiropractic College, Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Brown, 1999 Cincinnati, OH
Botanical Medicine Module III: lntegrating Herbal Medicine into Clinical Practice part 2: Clinical application, sources and literature review. FAQ’s round table, top 30 botanicals use/application and validation, critique and overview of commercial suppliers and resources for herbal medicine education. University of Colorado Health Science Center, School of Pharmacy of Denver, CO and the Western States Chiropractic College, Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education, Constantine 1999 Cincinnati, OH
Chiropractic Rehabilitation-Acute and Chronic Conditions: Sprain, strain, disc and posterior element injuries of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine and pelvis, vertebral subluxation degeneration ligamentous sub failures, Active and Passive range of motion, contraction/relaxation antagonist contracture, Assisted therapeutic stretching, theraband applications, phases of healing for soft-tissue injury, anatomy, physiology, histology, origin/insertion and muscle action, joint kinetics, integrity, movement planes and kinesiology. The International Chiropractors Association of Indiana, approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: 1998
Nutritional Improvement of Health Outcomes: The Inflammatory Disorders: Overview of Nutrition and Inflammation, Carbohydrate Intolerance, Insulin, DHEA and Oxidative Stress, Cytokines and Inflammation, Inflammation, Oral Tolerance, an Gut/liver connection, Inflammation and Age-related Diseases-the Neurological and Cardiovascular and Immune relationships, assessing managed care response to alternative care and Functional Medicine. Accepted by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Bland, Chicago, IL 1999
General and Specializes Sessions: Risk management, record taking documentation. Aids, child abuse reporting requirements and specialized documentation standards of Medicare recipients. The International Chiropractors Association of Indiana Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education Indianapolis, IN 1997
Chiropractic Orthopedics Diplomate Course #14: Cervical and Cranial Disorders, Differential diagnosis for headache, cervical pain, syndromes, mechanism of injury, cervicovascular risk assessment, cerebrovascular risk and assessment, orthopedic examination and testing, neurologic assessment, deep tendon reflexopathies, dermatomal pain distribution, brachial plexopathies, thoracic outlet syndromes, range of motion, muscle strength assessment, records documentation and formulation of diagnostic elements. Palmer College of Chiropractic Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Swank, Davenport, IA. 1996
Myofascial Therapy: The Analysis of Proper Posture and Biomechanics: Ischemia, trigger points, nerve entrapment, nerve compression, neurological laws governing pain mechanisms, normal reflex transition to physiopathological reflex arcs and therapeutic intervention, system analysis for pain syndromes and treatment of the myofascial lesion, protocols for the treatment of CAD injuries, cervical curve abnormalities, muscle contracture headaches, torticollis low back syndromes, entrapment and compressive neuropathies of the hip and pelvis Presented by Parker College of Chiropractic Center for Postgraduate and Continuing Education. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: J Rockwell, Chicago, IL 1996
New Perspectives In Nutritional Therapies, Improving Patient Outcomes: Nitric Oxide and its Relationship to Immune, Nervous and vascular System Function, Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation disorders and Oxidant Stress, Neurological disorders, Neurotoxicity and Functional Medicine, Modulation of Hepatic Detoxification-related disorders, Approaches toward the Management of Gastrointestinal and Immunological Disorders, Nutrition and Allergy Related disorders in Toddlers and Young Children, Managing the risks of being male-Heart disease, BPH and Prostate Cancer, Managed Care and Functional Medicine. Accepted by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Bland, Chicago, IL 1996
Applying New Essentials in Nutritional Medicine: Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Dysbiosis, Helicobacter Pylori and Upper Gastrointestinal complaints, Children’s Health: Food allergies, Eczema, Asthma and Attention Deficit Disorders, Nutritional Modulation of Male/Female Sex Hormone related problems. Assessing Functional Status of Hepatic Detoxification capacity by Oral Challenge Testing, The “4R” Gastrointestinal Support Program, and Detoxification: Process and programs. Accepted by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education: Bland, Chicago, IL 1995
Posture: Biomechanics and Rehabilitation: The National-Lincoln School of Postgraduate Education. Lombard IL Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education Chicago, IL 1992
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Whiplash and Associated Pain Syndromes: Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education Cincinnati, OH, 1992
Diagnosis and Forensics: The National-Lincoln School of Postgraduate Education. Lombard IL. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education Chicago, IL 1992
The Vertebral Subluxation Complex: The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education Davenport, IA 1991
Chiropractic Pediatrics: The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education, Davenport, IA 1991
Spinal Disorders: The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education, Davenport, IA 1990
Personal Injury: Documentation and Treatment: The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education. Approved by the Indiana Chiropractic Board of Post Doctoral Education, Davenport, IA 1990
Erhardt Radiograph Interpretation, Differential Diagnosis and Analysis, 48 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.
Applied Kinesiology, 24 contact hours. The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Applied Kinesiology: Advanced Applications, 100 contact hours. The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Gonstead Technique: Assessment and Methodology, 12 contact hours. The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Palpation and Instrumentation, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Radiographic Mensuration and Analysis, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Spinal Manipulation and Joint Mobilization Technique and Application, 12 contact hours. The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Patient Case Management, Evaluation, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Intervention, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Articular Joint Manipulation Appendicular Regions, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Cervical Spinal Manipulation, 12 contact hours The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Extremity Joint Manipulation, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Pierce Spinal Corrective Technique and Application, 12 contact hours The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Cox Lumbar Disc Distraction Protocol, Application and Technique, 12 contact hours The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Neuro Occipital Technique with Application to Neurologic Disorders in Pediatric Populations, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Bioenergetics Synchronization Technique, Levels I and II, 24 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Education.
Crowder Upper Cervical Seminars, 8 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.
Whiplash CAD Syndrome and Management, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.
Pierce Stillwagon Technique and Thermography, 12 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.
Pettibon Technique, Spinal Biomechanical Applications, Rheology, Protocols and Integration, 48 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.
Grostic Upper Cervical Correction Technique, 10 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.
NUCCA: Upper Cervical Correction Technique, 24 contact hours, The Palmer College of Chiropractic Postgraduate Education.