Subluxation Neurology (Murphy, Oct 31, 2020)
- 2 hours ethics & law
- 4 hours adjusting
- 6 hours general
8:00am - 8:00pm
bring your own lunch and snacks - a short lunch break is provided
Enrollment will be limited to enable social distancing
Masks are required
There will be no coffee/snack service
See https://www.lifewest.edu/covid-19 for details
- Understand neurology and physiology of subluxation and pain perception
- Identify and manage subluxation by applying neurological principles
Hour #1: Learn the neurology of pain perception.
Hour #2: Learn three types of pain and their clinical differences in terms of chiropractic management.
Hour #3: Distinguish between the clinical management of compressive neuropathology v. supersensitivity nerve interference.
Hour #4: Discuss the integrated physiology between inflammation, fibrosis, the Gate Theory, and chiropractic adjusting.
Hour #5: Complete an interactive clinical neuroanatomy of chronic spine pain, including: receptors, synapses, cord pathways, brain representation, and how they are influenced by spinal adjusting.
Hour #6: Complete an interactive exercise of spinal mechanoreceptor driven vestibular nuclei controls of somatic function and visceral function.
Hour #7: Complete an upper cervical - trigeminal cervical nucleus integrative model for chiropractic spinal adjusting.
Hour #8: Integrate the clinical relationships between chronic spine pain and spinal mechanoreception, including: constant v. non-constant thalamic summation/integration; ascending inhibitory principles; descending inhibitory principles; immune system function.
Hour #9: Discuss the clinical relevance of receptor driven neuroplasticity, synaptogenesis, and transneural degeneration.
Hour #10: Discuss the concept of spinal mechanoreceptor driven hypothalamic controls of visceral function.
Hour #11: Discuss the relationship between mechanoreceptors, the sympathetic nervous system, and neuroimmunology.
Hour #12: Discuss the relationships between the nucleus tractus solitarius and the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve.
Dr. Dan Murphy graduated magna cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College in 1978, and has more than 36 years of practice experience. He received his Diplomate in Chiropractic Orthopedics in 1986. Since 1982, Dr. Murphy has served as part-time undergraduate faculty at Life Chiropractic College West, where he is currently teaching classes to seniors in the Management of Spinal Disorders.
See below for a list of credits available for this seminar.
Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the CCE and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
NOTE to DCs licensed in: CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IN, IA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MT, NE, NJ, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC. These states generally accept programs sponsored by a college that is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE). These states and provincial boards do not require an application from CCE colleges. While it is higly likely that credits will be accepted, 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 BoardAlaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 6.00 CA Chiro Board, Category BCA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
- 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A EthicsCalifornia Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
- 4.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/BillingCalifornia Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
- 12.00 CO Chiropractic BoardColorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 CT Chiropractic BoardConnecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
- 12.00 DC Chiropractic BoardDistrict of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 DE Chiropractic BoardDelaware Board of Chiropractic
- 11.00 HI Chiropractic BoardHawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 IA Chiropractic BoardIowa Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 ID Chiropractic BoardIdaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
- 12.00 IL Chiropractic BoardIllinois Medical Licensing Board
- 12.00 IN Chiropractic BoardIndiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 MA Chiropractic BoardMassachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
- 12.00 MD Chiropractic BoardMaryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 MI Chiropractic BoardMichigan Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 MS Chiropractic BoardMississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 MT Chiropractic BoardMontana Board of Chiropractors
- 12.00 NE Chiropractic BoardNebraska Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 NJ Chiropractic BoardNew Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 OH Chiropractic BoardOhio Chiropractic Board
- 12.00 OR Chiropractic BoardOregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 PACEFCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
- 12.00 RI Chiropractic BoardRhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
- 12.00 UT Chiropractic BoardUtah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
- 12.00 VA Board of MedicineVirginia Board of Medicine
- 12.00 VT Chiropractic BoardVermont Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 WA Chiropractic CommWashington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
- 12.00 WY Chiropractic BoardWyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Changes and Refunds
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Refunds for program registration are granted if requested in writing no later than one business day before program begins. If registrants cancel within one week of program start date, a $50 processing fee will be deducted from refunds.
Less than one business day before the program begins, registration is nonrefundable but a credit voucher may be issued. Vouchers must be requested within sixty days of the program. The credit voucher may be applied towards another Life West Postgraduate & Continuing Education program and must be redeemed within one year of the original scheduled program date or it will be forfeited. A $25 processing fee will be deducted from vouchers.