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The Total Patient 2017

with the American Chiropractic Council on Radiology (ACCR)

Program Details

Why Should I Attend?

Learn from some of the leaders in chiropractic practice and education, James Cox, Terry Yochum, Gary Schultz, Dan Haun, Steve Gould, Sara Mathov, Chris Majors and Jeff Rich. Gain immediately useable information and earn up to 12 continuing education hours. Utilizing the most current evidence informed research, we will cover a wide variety of topics including:


  • Biomechanical and chemical pain syndromes; why you are uniquely qualified to treat them
  • Contact sports and spondylolistheses – why safety is a factor
  • Abdominal imaging driven by differential considerations
  • Musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound
  • Mechanics of sports related injuries – return to play, concussion managements
  • Pediatric trauma – case studies with audience participation
  • Proper use of diagnostic imaging and its impact on outcomes

Program Goals:

  • Widen your perspective as it relates to imaging in the Chiropractic practice.
  • Learn how to utilize current imaging guidelines.
  • Manage patient conditions utilizing current, evidence based protocols.
  • Understand common conditions, and the relationships between patient presentation and imaging choices.
  • When appropriate, learn treatment protocols based upon current literature.

Call us at 952-885-5446 to sign up today!

Program Agenda

Sat., Oct. 14, 2017

1:00 p.m.-

3:00 p.m.

Dr. Terry Yochum: Spondylolisthesis And Contact Sports:  When Is It Safe? (2 X-ray Hours)

3:00 p.m.-

5:00 p.m.

Dr. James Cox:  Biomechanical And Chemical Inflammatory Etiology And Chiropractic Treatment Of Back And Radicular Pain

5:00 p.m.-

6:00 p.m.

Dr. Gary Schultz: Differential Diagnosis Driven Radiology Of The Chest And Abdomen (1 X-ray hour)

6:00 p.m.-

7:00 p.m.

Dr. Robert Kuhn: How Diagnostic Ultrasound Can Guide And Improve Chiropractic Care (1 X-ray hour)

Sun., Oct 15, 2017

8:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

Dr. Steve Gould And Dr. Sara Mathov: Sports-Related Injuries: From Evaluation To Treatment And Return To Play

11:30 a.m.-

  1:00 p.m.

Dr. Christopher Majors: Review Of Common Pediatric Trauma Cases

1:00 p.m.-

2:00 p.m.

Dr. Jeff Rich: Impacting Patient Care With Chiropractic Radiology: A Case Study Format (1 X-ray Hour)


About the Instructors (in order of appearance)

Dr. Terry R. Yochum is a second-generation chiropractor and a cum laude graduate of the National College of Chiropractic, where he subsequently completed his radiology specialty. He is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity (1967). He is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology and served as its Vice-President and President for seven years (1983-1990).

Dr. Yochum is currently Director of the Rocky Mountain Chiropractic Radiological Center in Denver, Colorado, and an Adjunct Professor of Radiology at the Southern California University of Health Sciences (formerly LACC).

On September 27, 1996 Dr. Yochum was bestowed the honor of "Fellow" by the American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR). He is the youngest recipient ever to receive this award, which has only been given to eight DACBR’s since the inception of the ACCR in 1958. The title of Fellow is the highest honor awarded to any member of the ACCR for distinguished service and contributions in the advancement of chiropractic radiology. 

James Cox, DCJames M. Cox DC DACBR HonDLitt FACO(H)

A graduate of the National College of Chiropractic in 1963, Dr. James Cox enjoys a long professional life in chiropractic. He is the developer of Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression. Author of two textbooks - Low Back Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment, now in its 7th edition by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins and Neck, Shoulder, and Arm Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, and Treatment, now in its fourth edition - and multiple peer-reviewed articles.

Editorial board member of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, co-researcher in biomechanical and clinical chiropractic studies, diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology, and invited presenter at various conferences on spine care.  Since 1994, his work with the research projects in collaboration with Palmer Research Center and Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and the Hines VA Hospital keeps promoting the science of chiropractic spinal manipulation. He works from his hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and consults with fellow physicians via his radiological practice, Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center.

Gary Schultz, DC - more information coming soon!

Steven GouldDr. Steven J. Gould

Following graduation from Chiropractic College in 1989, Dr. Gould was selected for a three-year residency in diagnostic imaging at Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City.  He passed radiology board examinations on the first sitting and became a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (DACBR) in 1993.  

He is presently in full-time radiology practice and clinical/ patient practice.  Dr. Gould performs interpretations on plain film radiographs and MRI for referring chiropractors. 

In his clinical practice he is currently contracted with two school districts to provide sports injury care.  He has been the treating chiropractor for the Wichita State University athletic training program and saw athletes at WSU athletic training facility on a weekly basis.  He has taken care of the former Wichita Wranglers professional baseball team and the Wichita Thunder hockey team. He is an EMT and volunteer firefighter on the fire department where he lives in Cheney, KS. 

Sara Mathov

Dr. Sara Mathov completed her chiropractic education at Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2003 as well as a residency in diagnostic imaging at Southern California University of Health Sciences in December 2006.

She joined University of Western States in 2008 having served as a faculty member in both radiology and sports medicine, the director for the Exercise and Sport Science master’s degree program, and her current role as the associate vice president for operations. 

Prior to beginning chiropractic school, Dr. Mathov received a BS degree in health and human development from Montana State University and became a certified athletic trainer. She worked as an athletic trainer for many years and loves being on the sidelines of any event, but is especially fond of both football and ice hockey. She also enjoys lecturing and has been fortunate to travel nationally and internationally to speak about radiology and sports medicine topics.

Chris Major

Chris Major, DC, DACBR, ATC, is an associate professor in the department of diagnostic imaging at Northwestern Health Sciences University.  He teaches courses on spinal anatomy, congenital anomalies, trauma, and arthritis. 

He is also the Director of Radiological Consultation Services at Northwestern, which provides interpretation services to private practice doctors, as well as plain film interpretation for the Center for Diagnostic Imaging.

Prior to attending chiropractic school, Dr. Major graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a degree in Athletic Training, where he had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of athletes, including an internship with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.  He is a chiropractor with a passion for radiology and teaching. 

Jeff RichJeff Rich, DC, DACBR received his DC degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic and then completed a three-year full time imaging residency. After passing the board-certification examinations, he accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Sciences Department at Northwestern.

While at Northwestern, he lectured extensively for the imaging department and continuing education department, provided imaging consultation for the campus based film interpretation service, and treated patients in the University Health Service. In 1999 he was honored as Northwestern’s Teacher-of-the-Year.

In 2003 Dr. Rich accepted a position at the National University of Health Sciences as the Director of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. He was also Faculty Director for the Imaging Residency Program and Director of the National MRI Center.

Dr. Rich re-joined the faculty of NWHSU in September 2005. He enjoys his time lecturing and spending time "in the dark" interpreting imaging studies. In his free time he spends time with his wife and nine children and serving in the local church.



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