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Daniel J. Paterson DC, APC
6208 Lehman Drive, Suite 225, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80918
Phone: 719-344-8469
Fax: 719-344-8473
http://www.drpaterson.com

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Premier Chiropractic Medicine, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2008 - Present

Doctor of Chiropractic, Springs Chiropractic, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1998 - 2010

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Mexico, License #1927, 2011-Present

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Colorado, License #4534, 1998-Present

Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, 1997

Internship, Cheektowaga Health Center, Cheektowaga, New York, 1997

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1996

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1996

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1997

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1997

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1997

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts, Regents College, Albany, New York, 1994

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Certification in Fascial Movement Taping: Basic and Performance Taping Techniques, Physiological effects of kinesiology taping, functional taping techniques and its applications for rehabilitation, edema management, neuropathic pain, scar mobility and posture improvement. Concepts of the longitudinal muscle chain approach to the elastic therapeutic taping and myofascial sequencing model of taping movements as opposed to muscles. Movement screening techniques to evaluate proper human movement patterns and correction of faulty movement patterns via the longitudinal muscle chain approach to kinesiology taping. Functional taping applications for Performance Chains and assessment of sport-specific movement patterns and taping techniques to improve sports performance. RockTape, ProjectMOVE, Denver, Colorado, 2018

Safety Protocols and Injection Techniques for the Advanced Practice Chiropractic Physician: Practical Applications in Pain Management, A review of public health concerns and injection safety protocol, developing competency and confidence in pain management injection techniques, providing algorithms for the clinical application of injection therapy, and the anatomy and injection treatments for the spine, shoulder, elbow, pelvic region, hip and knee. New Mexico Chiropractic Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2018

Division of Workers’ Compensation, Level 1 Provider Re-Accreditation, Documentation and coding of Evaluation and Management reports, psychological screening in patients with chronic pain, determining causality and problem-based training on the updated Medical Treatment Guidelines. Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Denver, Colorado, 2017

Optimizing Musculoskeletal Health: Protocols for Performance and Recovery, Effective assessment, rehabilitation and strategies for the management of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders. Implementation of a functional movement system, which reveals faulty movement patterns and protocols for correction. Science based clinical protocols for the management of symptoms and conditions including carpal tunnel, lumbar disc degeneration/sciatica, Tennis/Golfer’s elbow, plantar fasciitis, ankle sprain and peripheral nerve entrapments. An in depth study of neurodynamic testing. Reviewing the relationship between movement and pain and providing an understanding of the foundational approach that utilizes laser therapy to manage pain and inflammation. Northwestern Health Sciences University, Colorado Chiropractic Association, Erchonia Corporation, Denver, Colorado, 2016

Regenerative Medicine and Conservative Approaches to Post-Surgical Cases, Conservative approaches to spinal and extremity joint pathologies utilizing Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (B-MAC) “stem cells”. Inter-professional management and rehabilitation of degenerative disc disease and degenerative joint disease post intra-articular and/or intra-discal procedures. Colorado Spine Physician Association, Colorado Spine Institute, Associates in Regenerative Medicine, Loveland, Colorado, 2016

Injection Techniques for the Advanced Practice Chiropractic Physician: Practical Applications in Pain Management, A review of public health concerns and injection safety protocol, developing competency and confidence in pain management injection techniques, providing algorithms for the clinical application of injection therapy, and the anatomy and injection treatments for the spine, shoulder, elbow, pelvic region, hip and knee. New Mexico Chiropractic Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing co-morbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the co-morbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal gray matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Combining Science and Lifestyle Habits to Maximize the Length and Quality of Life, Understanding and assessment of the latest research on Telomeres, Neuro-Degenerative Disorders, Metabolic Syndrome and its interwoven relationships to longevity, wellness, inflammation and cognitive decline; where the process originates and related risk factors. Inclusive of the epigenetic effects of toxins, nutrition, stress and lifestyle on genetic enzyme expression. New Mexico Chiropractic Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2016

Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. Texas Chiropractic College Graduate Doctoral Program, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequelae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequelae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyze pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, ocular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, Toutilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequelae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnosing normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics.ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering-Primary Spine Care, Correlating spinal biomechanics secondary to trauma and MRI findings inclusive of herniation, bulging, protruded and extruded discs. Correlating co-efficient of forces translated from the bullet vehicle to the target vehicle to the occupant in determining causality of bodily injury. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015

Evidenced Based Interprofessional Collaboration- Primary Spine Care, Chiropractic as Primary spine care based upon the literature conclusions and the documentation requirements to support those conclusions in an ethical collaborative environment inclusive of hospitals, emergency rooms, primary care medical doctors and medical specialists. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015

Contemporary Literature Review of the Chiropractic Adjusting Mechanisms- Primary Spine Care, The latest scientific evidence of the effects of the chiropractic spinal adjustment on the central nervous system, both upper and lower motor neurons. A comparative analysis of chiropractic vs. other modalities and therapies. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015

Credentialed in MRI Interpretation, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequela to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment6thEdition. Spine, neurologicalsequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed forimpairmentrating. Herniateddiscs,radiculopathy, fracture, dislocationsand functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings.Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolisthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the comorbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequelae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, New York, 2015

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G’s of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, New York, 2015

Certified Medical Examiner, National Registry, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington DC, 2014

Annual Spine Advancement, Advanced surgical techniques of the spine and stem cell therapies. Orthopedic Stem Cell Institute, Colorado Spine Physician Association, Johnstown, Colorado, 2014

Advanced Practice Injections, Understanding injection treatments and techniques for pain management. New Mexico Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2013

Performing the DOT Physical Examination for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME), Program provides the practitioner with an understanding of the DOT examination process. Covering who must be examined, how often, examination format, systems review, pharmacology and the decision making process for disqualification and certification. This program meets all requirements of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners draft guidance and is an accredited program for those wishing to take the certification examination. TeamCME, Recognized by the Providers of Accredited Education Program (PACE) of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, American Chiropractic Association, Denver, Colorado, 2012

Certification in Advanced Practice, New Mexico Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2012

Board Certified in Acupuncture, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Greeley, Colorado, 2011

Certification in Biomedical Acupuncture and Dry Needling, American Dry Needling Institute, Boulder, Colorado, 2011

Chiropractic Injectable Nutrients, Treatment and management of acute and chronic pain patterns with injectable nutrients for Advanced Practice Certified Chiropractic Physicians. Southern California University of Health Sciences School of Professional Studies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2011

Certification in Injectable Nutrients, Texas Chiropractic College, Division of Postgraduate Studies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2010

Chiropractic Injectable Nutrient Pharmacotherapy Course, Three module, intensive study of injectable therapies for the Advanced Practice Chiropractic Physician Program. Practical techniques, treatments, protocols, agents and review of current medical literature. Texas Chiropractic College, Division of Postgraduate Studies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2010

Pharmacology, Three module, intensive study of pharmacology for Advanced Practice Certification. Providing the knowledge and understanding of the mechanisms of action, uses and toxicities related to the drugs in all categories of the Pharmacopoeia. Provides physician with a thorough understanding of the actions of drugs and the interactions both positive and negative which influence the outcome of treatment. Addresses the concepts of pharmacotherapeutics for each drug and group of drugs, including the mechanism of drug interaction, indications and contraindications, use and duration of treatment, dose and dosage forms, side effects and clinical problems, list of prototypical drugs, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Provides a foundation for evidence-based pharmacological applications in clinical practice. National University of Health Sciences, Lincoln College of Postprofessional, Graduate and Continuing Education, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2010

Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, American Association of Integrative Medicine, Springfield, Missouri, 2010

Radiological Evaluation of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions, Radiological and pathological review of neoplastic disease of the skeletal system. Front Range Diagnostic Radiology, Colorado Springs Imaging, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2004

Independent Medical Evaluation, Regulations and proper procedures involved in the performance of IMEs. In-depth review of examination procedures and proper narrative report generation. Lincoln College of Post-Professional, Graduate and Continuing Education, A Division of the National University of Heath Sciences, Denver, Colorado, 2003

MRI: With and Without Contrast, Utilization of Contrast in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Utilization of contrast agents in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Front Range Diagnostic Radiology, Colorado Springs Imaging, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2003

Diagnostic Imaging of the Cervical Spine, Part 1, Review of normal radiographic anatomy and MRI evaluation of degenerative disease of the cervical spine. Front Range Diagnostic Radiology, Colorado Springs Imaging, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2002

MRI Update, Updates and current information on musculoskeletal applications of MRI. Southwest Diagnostic Centers, Ltd., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2002

Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries, Cause and reasoning behind delayed onset of pain, physical injury, post trauma degeneration and chronic pain. Global Medical Diagnostics, LLC, Denver, Colorado, 2000

Colorado Division of Insurance PIP Examination Program, Training seminar for providers. The IME process, regulations, report summary, suggested format for PIP examination narrative reports, suggested guidelines for PIP examination reports and handling letters of rejection. IME Administrators, LLC, Denver, Colorado, 1998

Level 1 Accreditation, Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Denver, Colorado, 1998-Present

Certification in Cox Distraction Technique, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois, 1997

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Colorado Spine Physician Association, Member, 2015-Present

New Mexico Chiropractic Association, Member, 2011-Present

American Association of Integrative Medicine, Member, 2010-Present

American Chiropractic Association, Member, 2008-Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Phi Chi Omega Chiropractic Scholastic Honor Society, New York Chiropractic College, 1997


SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Classical Academy, Jr. High Assistant Football Coach, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2017-Present 

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Youth Football Coach, Team Doctor, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2014-2017

Knights of Columbus, Member, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2011-Present

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