International Subluxation and Technique Symposium (Online 2023)

Summary

The Symposium’s objective is to provide Doctors of Chiropractic an integrated education in the neuropathophysiology of the subluxation complex, including clinical analysis and technique.

The program will amplify the practitioners’ understanding of current developments in the assessment and scientific evidence-based knowledge of the vertebral subluxation complex and its impact on neurobiology and neurophysiology of the human body.

Program Dates

You may register at any time.
Lectures will become available on January 1, 2023.
Complete all coursework by December 31, 2023. 

Instructions

  1. Check on the right of this screen under course summary or under the CREDITS tab to see if the seminar is approved for CE in your licensure state(s). Please note some states or countries may not accept all hours.
  2. This course is only available through December 31. All courses must be completed, and all certificates must be downloaded on or before that date.
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  6. Each seminar consists of video and quizzes. You may return to it at any point.
  7. Once in each individual seminar, follow the MENU of steps on the left side of the screen. Click through the steps to move through the program.
  8. Download or print a CERTIFICATE separately for each presentation.

Deadline

Complete all coursework by December 31. 

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    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 12.00 AK Chiropractic Board
      Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
      Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 6.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
      CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
    • 6.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
      California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    • 12.00 CO Chiropractic Board
      Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 CT Chiropractic Board
      Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
    • 12.00 DC Chiropractic Board
      District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 DE Chiropractic Board
      Delaware Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 FL Chiropractic Board
      Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
    • 12.00 GA Chiropractic Board
      Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 HI Chiropractic Board
      Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 IA Chiropractic Board
      Iowa Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 ID Chiropractic Board
      Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
    • 12.00 IL Chiropractic Board
      Illinois Medical Licensing Board
    • 12.00 IN Chiropractic Board
      Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 KS Chiropractic Assoc
      Kansas Chiropractic Association
    • 12.00 MA Chiropractic Board
      Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
    • 12.00 MD Chiropractic Board
      Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 ME Chiropractic Board
      Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
    • 12.00 MI Chiropractic Board
      Michigan Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 MN Chiropractic Board
      Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 MO Chiropractic Board
      Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 MT Chiropractic Board
      Montana Board of Chiropractors
    • 12.00 NC Chiropractic Board
      North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 ND Chiropractic Board
      North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 NE Chiropractic Board
      Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 NH Chiropractic Board
      New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
      New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 NV Chiropractic Board
      Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
    • 11.00 NY Chiropractic Board
      New York State Board for Chiropractic
    • 12.00 OH Chiropractic Board
      Ohio Chiropractic Board
    • 12.00 OR Chiropractic Board
      Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 PACE
      FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
    • 12.00 PA Chiropractic Board
      Pennsylvania Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 RI Chiropractic Board
      Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
    • 12.00 SC Chiropractic Board
      South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 SD Chiropractic Board
      South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 TX Chiropractic Board
      Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • 12.00 UT Chiropractic Board
      Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
    • 12.00 VA Board of Medicine
      Virginia Board of Medicine
    • 12.00 VT Chiropractic Board
      Vermont Board of Chiropractic
    • 12.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
      Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
    • 12.00 WY Chiropractic Board
      Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    Course opens: 
    01/01/2023
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2023
    Base cost:
    $279.00

    OUTLINE – 12 CE Hours

    HOUR 1 – Principles of Practice

    Chiropractic and Mental Health Disorders
    George Curry, DC
    The purpose of this course is to provide the participant a better understanding of the role of chiropractic and health and human performance with particular attention to mental disorders. This course provides an overview of past and current research demonstrating the effectiveness of chiropractic on mental conditions.
    • Current mental health disorder prevalence in America
    • History of chiropractic and its effectiveness with patients suffering from mental health disorders
    • History of Forest Park, Clearview, and Spears Chiropractic Facilities
    • Kentucky juvenile study
    • Current research supporting mental health disorders and chiropractic
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Understand the connections between chiropractic and mental health

    HOUR 2 – Technique

    The Power of the Knee Chest Adjustment
    Ian Davis-Tremayne
    Learn why the Knee Chest Adjustment can be specific, powerful, and gentle all at the same through this one-hour seminar.
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Utilize the asymmetry and biomechanics of the upper cervical complex to provide the most specific adjustment
    • Know WHEN to make the adjustment in order to get the best results
    • Understand that the adjustment is a combination of multiple factors that when utilized correctly can make it appear gentle and non-invasive to the patient.

    HOUR 3 –Technique / Exam

    Fundamental Gonstead System Analysis, Setup and Adjusting Procedures for Pelvis, Sacrum, and Lumbar Spine
    Lydia Dever, DC
    This seminar will focus on key concepts of analysis along with tips for keeping the patient in a neutral position during the side posture adjustment utilizing the Gonstead System.
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Analyze the ilium, sacrum, and lumbar spine.
    • Perform the side posture set-up
    • Apply concepts of analysis and adjustive set-ups for pelvis, sacrum, and lumbar subluxation correction

    HOUR 4 – Diagnostic Imaging Analysis

    Radiographic Line Analysis for Valid Clinical Documentation
    Joseph Ferrantelli, DC
    This course will review the methodology of radiographic computer line analysis of the spine for accurate and valid clinical documentation.

    HOURS 5-6 - Diagnostic Imaging Analysis

    Advanced Imaging of the Upper Cervical Spine
    Ed Gigliotti, DC
    This course is designed to demonstrate the use of CBCT (cone beam computer tomography) for Subluxation analysis of the upper cervical spine. CBCT imaging procedures and line drawing analysis will be covered, as well as particular case studies from clinical practice will be reviewed.

    HOUR 7 – Technique / Case Studies

    Atlas Orthogonal for Complex Case Management
    Laurel Griffin, DC, BCAO
    Learn how and why Atlas Orthogonal can be applied safely and effectively in cases of traumatic injury, instability, and neurovascular compromise.  We will review patient success stories and gain an understanding of why Atlas Orthogonal was able to achieve results in each case.  
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Understand the mechanics of an Atlas Orthogonal Adjustment  
    • Identify anatomy and risk factors that can present in cases upper cervical subluxation
    • Apply Atlas Orthogonal safely and effectively in these scenarios

    HOUR 8 – Research / Technique 

    Systematic review of clinical trials on CBP® Technique for cervical spine disorders
    Deed Harrison, DC
    This course provides an integrated education for the Doctor of Chiropractic in the science and art of cervical spine disorders. A detailed literature review is presented of the non-randomized and randomized trials covering correction of the sagittal cervical spine to improve a variety of cervical disorders in patient populations. This survey of research material will be reviewed supporting the utilization and efficacy of CBP® technique structural rehabilitation treatment methods across a multitude of cervical spine disorder populations.
    • 3- Non randomized clinical control trials
    • 10 randomized clinical control trials testing extension cervical traction procedures for rehabilitation of cervical lordosis cervical spine disorders.
    • Types of cervical spine disorders that have been found to respond to corrective chiropractic care: neck pain, neck disability, range of motion.
    • Sensori-motor control definition, methods, and outcomes.
    • Neuro-physiological measures and outcomes: Dermatomal somato-sensory evoked potentials (DSSEP’s) and central conduction time.
    • Frequency, duration, and clinical guidelines of care

    HOUR 9 – Exam / Diagnostic Testing

    Evidence Based Use of Paraspinal Thermography in the Chiropractic Assessment
    Dwayne Hoskins, DC
    The philosophy, anatomy, physiology, research, physics, results, and analysis related to the implementation of Paraspinal Thermography in the Chiropractic Assessment
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Explain the Philosophical basis of why Paraspinal Thermography could be used in the Chiropractic Assessment
    • Understand the Anatomy & Physiology involved in Paraspinal Thermography as related to the Chiropractic Assessment
    • Describe the Physics involved in Paraspinal Thermography as related to the Chiropractic Assessment
    • Identify Research involved with Paraspinal Thermography, and that use Paraspinal Thermography to verify results
    • Interpret the graphs produced by Paraspinal Thermography
    • Integrate “Pattern Work” in relation to Paraspinal Thermography

    HOUR 10 – Technique

    Innate Baby Adjusting Workshop
    Haig John, DC 
    This workshop is designed to teach the chiropractor infant spinal examination and adjustment protocols. The participant will gain confidence in subluxation detection and correction for infants.
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Know the history and necessity for Chiropractic care for infants
    • Adjust infants and children with clinical certainty
    • Palpate infants

    HOUR 11 – Technique

    Gonstead Cervical Chair – Do’s and Don’ts
    Pamela Leroux-Troxell, DC, DACACD
    Improve your Gonstead cervical chair adjusting with this technique seminar.
    • Renewed Forgotten Basics
    • Right Bone at the Right Time
    • Assertive but not Aggressive Chair Adjusting
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Adjust the cervical spine using the Gonstead technique

    HOUR 12 – Principles of Practice / Exam

    Subluxation in the Pediatric Population
    Kristina Stitcher, DC
    Subluxations affect our growing generations, with long term health and life consequences, what is being done to reduce this and care for these patients?
    By the end of the seminar, participants will be better able to:
    • Identify the most common causes of subluxations in the pediatric population.
    • Identify the incidence of subluxation and the patterns it creates in our youth.
    • Understand history taking and examination procedures to detect subluxation and determine care requirements.

     

    GEORGE CURRY, DC

     

    IAN DAVIS-TREMAYNE, DC

    Since 2008, Dr. Ian Davis-Tremayne, D.C. has been fortunate to see thousands of clients in his personal clinic, Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Marin in Mill Valley, Ca, his hometown. His personal mission is to change as many lives as possible, whether the client can afford care or not. After receiving his Bachelor’s in Health and Social Change, Dr. Tremayne continued his studies at Life Chiropractic College West where he graduated with honors and received his Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Tremayne studied the Knee-Chest Upper Cervical Technique through the true masters of today, in order to deliver the most specific life changing adjustment available. Dr. Tremayne is also co-founder of The Upper Cervical Revolution, where he travels the world training other Chiropractors and Chiropractic Students how to become the future leaders in the Upper Cervical community. He realizes that the best way to touch the world is through the hands of his students. In addition to studying Knee-Chest Upper Cervical, Dr. Tremayne has completed the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association’s training in Pediatrics, Pre and Post Natal Care, and The Webster Technique for In-Utero Constraint. He also organizes Chiropractic mission trips every year to serve the less fortunate.

    LYDIA DEVER, DC

     

    JOSEPH FERRANTELLI, DC

     

    Ed Gigliotti, DCED GIGLIOTTI, DC
    Laurel Griffin, DCLAUREL GRIFFIN, DC, BCAO

    DEED HARRISON, DC

    Deed E. Harrison, D.C., graduated from Life-West Chiropractic College in 1996. Dr. Harrison has developed and researched original spinal rehabilitation procedures and has lectured to thousands of Chiropractors in over 300 educational conferences around the world. He has authored approximately 100 peer-reviewed spine related publications, 4 spine textbooks, and numerous conference proceedings. He is a highly respected chiropractic researcher and authority in today’s profession. Additionally, Dr. Harrison is a member to the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), is a former International Chiropractors Association’s (ICA) Nevada State Assembly Representative member, and is the acting Chair of the PCCRP Chiropractic Radiography Guidelines. He formerly held a position on the Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada. Currently, Dr. Harrison is the President / CEO of Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®)Technique & Seminars and is the President of CBP NonProfit, Inc. – a spinal research foundation.

    Dwayne Hoskins, DCDWAYNE HOSKINS, DC
    HAIG JOHN, DC
    PAMELA LEROUX-TROXELL, DC, DACACD

    KRISTINA STITCHER, DC

    Kristina started Family First Chiropractic & Wellness Center in 2004, it has become one of the leading family wellness practices in Utah.  Dr. Kristina loves natural birthing and attachment parenting, as well as honoring the fact that our bodies are designed to heal themselves.

    In addition to being the clinical director of Family First Chiropractic. Dr. Kristina brings her expertise to doctors all over the world as a sought after speaker and mentor for pediatrics and pregnancy.

     

    Credits are awarded individually for each course.

    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.

    Available Credit Hours

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