Subluxations of the Human Spine (Ruch, online 2023)

Overview

This presentation draws on images and case studies from Dr. Ruch’s ground-breaking textbook, Atlas of Common Subluxations of the Human Spine and Pelvis. Dr. Ruch presents common issues of spinal trauma and subluxation brought about by accidents and disease. He discusses social and biophysical context and what the chiropractor can do in the clinic to help the subluxated patient.

Credits

1.0 general CE hour

Duration

This course is available through December 31. Download or print your certificate before that date.

Online Learning at Life West

Online CE at Life West is simple and engaging.

  1. Check on the right of this screen or under the Credits tab to see if the seminar is approved for CE in your licensure state(s).
  2. You must be logged in to your Life West CE account in order to access the course. Click on the Register tab to register and begin. 
  3. The seminar consists of video and one or more quizzes. You do not need to complete the seminar in one sitting, and you may return to it at any point.
  4. Once in the course, follow the Menu of steps on the left side of the screen. It's simple: Click through the steps to move through the course.
  5. When you have completed the course, you can print your certificate yourself, on the spot.   

If you have questions or concerns along the way, contact Life West Postgraduate & Continuing Education at conted@lifewest.edu or 510.780.4508 during our regular business hours 9am-5pm Mon-Fri. Please expect a response within 1-2 business days.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the causes and manifestations of subluxation in the human spine and pelvis
  2. Identify paths to resolution of subluxation through chiropractic care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AB Chiropractic College
    Alberta College of Chiropractors
  • 1.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 AL Chiropractic Board
    Alabama Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 1.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 1.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 FL Chiropractic Board
    Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
  • 1.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 1.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 1.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 KS Chiropractic Assoc
    Kansas Chiropractic Association
  • 1.00 KY Chiropractic Board
    Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 1.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 ME Chiropractic Board
    Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
  • 1.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 MO Chiropractic Board
    Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 1.00 NC Chiropractic Board
    North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 1.00 NY Chiropractic Board
    New York State Board for Chiropractic
  • 1.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 1.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
  • 1.00 PR Chiropractic Board
    Puerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 1.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 SD Chiropractic Board
    South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 TN Chiropractic Assoc
    Tennessee Chiropractic Association
  • 1.00 TX Chiropractic Board
    Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 1.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 1.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 1.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Course opens: 
01/01/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Base cost:
$35.00

This presentation draws on images and case studies from Dr. Ruch’s ground-breaking textbook, Atlas of Common Subluxations of the Human Spine and Pelvis. Dr. Ruch presents common issues of spinal trauma and subluxation brought about by accidents and disease. He discusses social and biophysical context and what the chiropractor can do in the clinic to help the subluxated patient.

Bill Ruch, DC

WILLIAM RUCH, DC

Dr. William Ruch graduated from Life West in 1986 and has practiced in Northern California’s San Francisco Bay Area for more than three decades. He currently serves at the North Oakland Chiropractic Clinic, in addition to teaching duties at his alma mater. Dr. Ruch has given presentations for various chiropractic associations around the country, and his work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic.

Dr. Ruch is author of several books, including Atlas of Common Subluxations of the Human Spine and Pelvis, Advanced Adjusting Techniques: Chiropractic Care for Physically Compromised Patients, and If Mommy's Not Happy, No One Is Happy: Pregnancy and the Injured Pelvis.

Scroll down to see available credit hours.

Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

*The following State and Province boards do not require an application when a program is sponsored by a college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE): CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, MD, MA, MI, MT, NE, NH, NJ, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC. Life Chiropractic College West cannot guarantee that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s). Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.

If your state is not listed, contact the Life West CE office to discuss pursuing Board approval.

Available Credit Hours

  • 1.00 AB Chiropractic College
    Alberta College of Chiropractors
  • 1.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 AL Chiropractic Board
    Alabama Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 1.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 1.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 FL Chiropractic Board
    Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
  • 1.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 1.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 1.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 KS Chiropractic Assoc
    Kansas Chiropractic Association
  • 1.00 KY Chiropractic Board
    Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 1.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 ME Chiropractic Board
    Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
  • 1.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 MO Chiropractic Board
    Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 1.00 NC Chiropractic Board
    North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 1.00 NY Chiropractic Board
    New York State Board for Chiropractic
  • 1.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 1.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
  • 1.00 PR Chiropractic Board
    Puerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 1.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 SD Chiropractic Board
    South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 TN Chiropractic Assoc
    Tennessee Chiropractic Association
  • 1.00 TX Chiropractic Board
    Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 1.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 1.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 1.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 1.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Price

Base cost:
$35.00
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