Topics - Chiropractic Homecoming 2014

Listed in chronological order.


Information to Transformation: Making Your Mind Matter

Joe Dispenza, DC
Over the past three years, Dr. Dispenza has been scientifically measuring how the subjective mind produces objective changes and quantified those patterns. He shares his cutting edge findings and correlate his results with significant changes in physical health, mental well-being and life circumstances.

Dr. Dispenza has partnered with leading scientists and is at the forefront of presenting scientific evidence that proves that we have the ability within us to heal by thought alone and create our future destiny. Find out how personalized studies in EEG and QEEG brain scans, GDV energy field measurements and heart rate variability tests demonstrate how awareness, meditation and different states of being can be refined into a skill.


Detoxification and Weight Management

Bruce Bond, DC, DACBN
Learn about the physiology and biochemistry involved with hepatic bio-transformation. Review the relationship between insulin, glucagon and cortisol and their role in lipolysis, gluconeogenesis and beta-oxidation. Understand the role of the liver in detoxification, weight loss and many of the adaptive physiological changes that occur with weight gain. (2.5 WI nutrition hours)


How to Adjust the Patient Who Requires a Light Force Adjustment 

Arlan Fuhr, DC, Co-founder and CEO of Activator Methods International
Learn a safe and effective method of adjusting the population that requires a measured force.


Non-Traditional Approach to Shoulder Physical Rehabilitation 

Timothy Stark, MPhil, DC, DACBSP, ICCSP, CSCS
Understand the historical perspective of physical rehabilitation and the contemporary considerations for shoulder rehabilitation.


Vascular Causes of Lower Extremity Pain

Michael Cumming, MD
If your patients have pain in their legs and/or feet, and it has not gotten better with chiropractic treatment, it may be caused by vascular complications or peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Learn ways you can evaluate and treat your patients to help them greatly reduce the pain in their lower extremities. (1 X-ray hour) 


Back to Basics: A Short Radiology Refresher Course

Anita Manne, DC, DACBR
Do you sometimes lack knowledge of common patient conditions? Sharpen your diagnostic skills with this quick trip through common presentations of common conditions. You may be surprised at what you remember! (1 X-ray hour) 


Non-Traditional Approach to Shoulder Physical Rehabilitation Hands-on Lab

Timothy Stark, MPhil, DC, DACBSP, ICCSP, CSCS
Learn functional and quantifiable measurements for the shoulder followed by a progressive non-traditional approach to shoulder rehabilitation. (Limited to first 60 participants to register. Students not eligible.)


Common Conditions of the Hip: Anatomy, Rehab and X-ray

Renée DeVries, DC, DACBR, Andrew Klein, MS, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, and Kim Swineheart, DC
Review the specific findings and treatments of the hip from three perspectives: the anatomy, rehabilitation and X-ray. See how a patient presents, the exam, X-ray and cadaver dissection to view the structures involved so you can rehabilitate the condition more effectively. (1 X-ray hour)


Emerging Issues in the Integrated Healthcare Practice

Kathleen M. Gergen-Mandel, Esq.
Learn the legal and professional statutes and regulations involved when a practice “integrates”. Understand the structural options and day-to-day business operations that will lead to successful integration. (1 professional boundaries hour)


When is Mechanical Back Pain Actually Inflammatory?

David Seaman, DC, MS, DACBN, DABCN, FACC
Clinical terminology for pain suggests that most pains are mechanical. However, this is a clinical or diagnostic category and does not imply a physiological mechanism. Research clearly demonstrates that most pains are nociceptive, which is influenced by mechanical and chemical factors. Discover how emerging evidence suggests that diet generates painful states that are commonly misinterpreted as “mechanical” pains. (3 WI nutrition hours)


Care Delivery: An Opportunity Waiting

Scott Munsterman, DC, FICC
The landscape is changing rapidly in care delivery. Value-based purchasing is changing how providers are being paid and new practice standards are shaping how care is delivered. Find out about the opportunities this presents for you.


Useful Research Updates for the Busy Chiropractic Clinician

Roni Evans, DC, MS, PhD, Linda Hanson, DC and Brent Leininger, DC
Faculty and fellows from the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies at Northwestern present new and relevant research findings in a ready-to-use format. Learn to apply high quality evidence in your clinical practice and communicate it to your patients and other healthcare providers.


The Fundamental Substances in Chinese Medicine and Their Implications in Health and Treatment of Pain

Victor Youcha, DC, CCSP, DiplAc, LAc
The fundamental substances in Chinese medicine include Qi, blood, fluids, Shen-spirit and Jing-essence. Gain an understanding of the recognition and implications of disturbances of the fundamental substances as a macroscopic view of treatment using acupuncture and manual methods. (2 acupuncture hours)

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