Larry Spicer, DC

Dr. Spicer has been in the healthcare profession for 50 years as a lecturer, author, educator, practitioner, consultant and regulator, and has recently become certified in animal chiropractic. Dr. Spicer has taught many health care subjects, including radiation physics, anatomy, physiology, and chiropractic technique, as well as regulatory and professional boundary issues, in institutions both inside and outside the U.S., including Japan and Korea. He was one of the instructors for the medical component of the Korean Olympic Committee preparing for the 1988 Olympics.

Dr. Spicer recently retired after 24 years as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners, which was selected as the Outstanding Chiropractic Licensing Board in the country three years after he took office, and in 2003 he was recognized as the outstanding chiropractic regulator in the country.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH | 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Protect Your Practice:Through the Board’s Eyes (Two Professional Boundaries hours)
Larry Spicer, DC

Today’s health care delivery arena is replete with professional land mines, and practitioners are prey to predatory marketing companies or practice management schemes, which may not be in their or their patients’ best interests.

What behaviors get most chiropractic doctors in legal trouble today? The two factors that create the majority of legal pitfalls are failure to keep up with the changing demands of the health care industry; and bad judgement when it comes to managing boundaries, which can lead to allegations of sexual misconduct.