Chiropractic '06
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Doctor, for the first time ever!  A seminar just for YOU on Technique, Healing, & the Technologies that help validate them all!

Now in one place, techniques and healing methods of all philosophies presented together!

Finally! You decide for yourself which techniques truly are the best for you and your patients! There are over one hundred chiropractic techniques, not to mention all of the new healing methods that are being discovered to help patients deal with their ever-growing list of health challenges.  Where can you go to find information on all the best and latest techniques?  Only ­CHIROPRACTIC’06!  It’s true!  You won’t find this many techniques and healing modalities presented in one place anywhere else in the profession!

While there is already plenty of information on philosophy and success, the actual tool(s) you use to heal—your technique(s)—get taken for granted.  It is often assumed that you learned all you needed to know about technique in college, right?  WRONG!

Now you can at CHIROPRACTIC’06!

Witness the newest and best developments in chiropractic technique and healing for faster integration into your practice!

This seminar will save you days, weeks, YEARS!! of reading articles, books, and going to dozens of seminars just to sort through all the mumbo jumbo to find out what’s really working. NOW, we at The American Chiropractor are using our 27 years of expertise to put on an unparalleled event for YOU to “stack the deck” in your favor.

In just one 3-day seminar, you’ll walk away knowing ALL of the latest and best techniques available for you to apply in your clinic right away!

AND, to get started right away, after CHIROPRACTIC’06, stay a few days more for one of our 14 on-site seminars in our CHIROPRACTIC’06 Plus program.

CHIROPRACTIC’06 is intended to be a supplement to your seminar “diet” on an annual, biannual, or however-a-many- year basis, depending on your own needs and interests.

Collaborate with the greatest minds in chiropractic and healing to uncover the best and latest in techniques, healing modalities, and the technologies that help validate them all for better patient care.

How do you know that the technique you’re using is the best?  Find out with all of the latest in technologies and diagnostic procedures at CHIROPRACTIC’06.

Spaces are limited! Register online at www.chiropractic06.com.

Speakers and Topics to be presented at Chiropractic’06

CO-SPONSORS
Presenters & Welcome Address
Jaclyn Busch Touzard —The American ­Chiropractor Executive Editor
J. Michael Flynn, D.C.—World Federation of ­Chiropractic (WFC) Secretary-Treasurer
Rand Baird, D.C., M.P. H., FICA, FICC—WFC
Ricardo Fujikawa, D.C., M.D.—WFC Council, Latin America

COLLEGES
SUCCESS PRINCIPLES TO HELP YOU GROW ­PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY
Faculty: Fabrizio Mancini, D.C.,
President Parker College
Come and learn what may be keeping you from achieving your goals. Learn the behaviors of successful people and how you can find joy and happiness in what you do. Discover what the greatest opportunities for chiropractic growth are.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHIROPRACTIC
Faculty: Donald Kern, D.C.,
President Palmer College
The presentation covers the history of Palmer chiropractic education from its beginning in 1897 to its centennial in 1997 accompanied by a slide show

PRACTICING IN A MULTIDISCIPLINARY ­SETTING
Faculty: Lee Van Dusen, D.C.,
Assistant Vice-President NYCC
This presentation addresses increasing multidisciplinary practice options in the U.S. and how some colleges are preparing chiropractic students and practitioners to succeed in these settings. A summary of trends, challenges, and opportunities will be discussed. Audience participation will be encouraged. Time for questions and answers will be provided.

TECHNIQUES
THE ACTIVATOR METHODS
Faculty: Arlan Fuhr, D.C.
Activator Methods Research: 15 years of clinical ­advancement
A complete overview of where Activator started in clinical research and a look into the future of what clinical research can provide to clinicians in everyday practice.
Seminar on Thursday and Friday
Registration fee $510.  $25 savings for early registration through Activator. $10 additional savings if registered online through
www.activator.com

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES®
Faculty: Mike Leahy, D.C.
Soft Tissue Management System gives the provider the ability to make immediate changes for the athlete or the worker. Using precise biomechanics and soft tissue diagnosis, the source of problems is found. Using motion of the body with a manual tension on specific tissues, a “release” can be obtained, allowing proper function.

ACUTE NON-PATHOLOGICAL LOW BACK PAIN & TMD: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Faculty: Charles Blum, D.C.
Treatment of Severe Acute Non-Pathological Low Back Pain
What happens when a patient can barely walk through your door and is in acute pain with all movements, such as standing or sitting? Sacro Occipital Technique offers some very quick diagnostic and, particularly, non-traumatic procedures, which help you develop a plan of treatment and help reduce the patient’s pain and increase function.
TMD: Diagnosis and Treatment—Chiropractic and ­Dental Co-treatment Models
How do you know when it is time to refer a patient with TMJ dysfunction for dental care? Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) have ascending patterns from the feet up to the TMJ and descending patterns from the TMJ downward which necessitate different care.  Learn how to differentiate these patterns, work together with a dentist to help patients with the condition, and develop interdisciplinary relationships.

THE ATM® CONCEPT
Faculty: Jay Kennedy, D.C.
An integrated neural/passive/active functional approach for treating musculoskeletal disorders, Active Therapeutic Movements (ATM®’s) provide immediate and long-lasting benefits for many back, neck, shoulder, pelvis, hip, and knee sufferers. By definition, ATM’s consist of a few active neuromuscular movements superimposed upon a specific passive holding. ATM’s aim to immediately alter symptoms by affecting the Central Nervous System (CNS) control. The ATM2 is a clinical tool designed to enable effective user operated ATM’s.

AXIAL DECOMPRESSION
Faculty: Richard Busch III, D.C.
Healing herniated disc with axial decompression, and how that affects your practice.

CRANIOSACRAL TECHNIQUE
Faculty: Lisa Upledger, D.C.
CranioSacral Therapy and the Vertebral Subluxation Complex
We will take a different look at the vertebral subluxation by understanding and palpating the dynamic craniosacral system. This system, which houses the brain, spinal cord and nerve roots, influences neurological function and, therefore, helps us gain a deeper insight into vertebral misalignment
Seminar Thursday. Registration Fee $105

DIVERSIFIED TECHNIQUE
Faculty: Thomas F. Bergmann, D.C.
Diversified adjustive procedures consist of high velocity, low amplitude thrusts that usually result in a cavitation of a joint. These thrust procedures are applied specifically to a short lever contact point on the spine or extremities; though long levers and, especially, combinations of long and short levers are also used. These techniques attempt to use the normal biomechanics of the spine and extremities in order to create motion in spinal or extremity joints, with the goal of restoring function and structure to the joint. The workshop will focus on the role that patient positioning and pre-stress play in producing effects on specific joints. What we say we are doing and what we really are doing may be two different things!

FLEXION-DISTRACTION & DECOMPRESSION
Faculty: Leander Eckard, D.C.

MANIPULATION UNDER ANESTHESIA
Faculty: Robert Gordon, D.C.
Concepts in Theory and Application
Today the chiropractic physician is able to take his/her great skills into a more intense environment (the Operating Room) and use those skills to correct musculoskeletal problems that are only responding minimally to office-based manual/adjustive therapy.  Since the advent of newer medications that are being used for the MUA procedure, the patient is put in a physiological state that allows the doctor to complete structural correction without immediate secondary reaction, but protective end range, pain perception, and natural respiratory functions are not lost.
Extra seminar from Thursday to Sunday. Registration Fee $1750

NMT-THE FEINBERG TECHNIQUE
Faculty: Leslie Feinberg, D.C.
Health proceeds from the unfolding of an instruction set that defines the body’s form and function, and disease proceeds from errors in that regulation.  NMT: The Feinberg Technique is the energetic medicine system that identifies and corrects any errors in body regulation.  It’s the only “alternative” the health care practitioner needs!

ORTHOSPINOLOGY TECHNIQUE
Faculty: Kirk Eriksen, D.C.
Orthospinology, which is based on the research and teaching of Dr. John Francis Grosticn is a method of correcting the upper cervical subluxation. The Procedure employs a method of X-ray analysis that quantifies misalignments between the occipito-atlanto-axial articulations. The assessment examines the spatial orientation of the atlas, the geometry of the articulating surfaces, and the misalignment configuration, to arrive at an effective correction vector for each individual patient. Orthospinology teaches hand adjusting, as well as hand-held and table-mounted instrument adjusting.
Seminar on Friday and Saturday. Registration Fee $170

POSTURE AND ANTI-AGING
Faculty: Alan Creed, D.C.
Dr. Alan Creed’s Neural Kinetic Integration Technique facilitates functional and spinal biomechanical architectural improvements, producing immediate noticeable results.  Patients stand taller, move better, breathe deeper, and experience reduced neurological distress.  These results are achieved utilizing the ArthoStim and VibraCussor adjusting instruments.  Dr. Creed presents seminars, and has created a manual along with a video set of his techniques.
Seminar on Thursday for 6 hours on Anti-Aging through Neuro-Structural Management. Registration Fee $119

PRIMAL PERCEPTION
Faculty: Robert Wiegand, D.C.
Tapping into Subcortical Pathways to Elicit Extraordinary Perceptual Abilities
New insights now enable an individual to rapidly develop a heightened awareness of specific subcortical responses that their nervous system produces, when it detects extremely subtle stimuli. By using primal perception, a practitioner can become aware of significant information that their nervous system is detecting outside their “normal” range of conscious perception. This skill facilitates extraordinary specificity and transpersonal connectivity.
Seminar on Thursday for 8 hours and Friday for 4 hours on Access Primal Perception. Registration fee $495.00.  Workshop will be limited to 10 participants.

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF SOT DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM
Faculty: Kurt Larsen, D.C.
Advanced Spinal Screening ­Incorporating Sacro Occipital ­Technique Principles
An efficient standing, supine and prone evaluation can be done utilizing a postural analyzer and an adjusting table. Within minutes, the DC can objectively and subjectively relate to the patient: their primary levels of subluxation, the major “category” of involvement, any distortion of head, shoulder or pelvic levels, knee, ankle or arch structural imbalances, and their effects on the body. Learn how this information can be gleaned. Multiple demonstrations of spinal screening will be presented.
Seminar on Thursday for 8-hours. Registration fee $120

SCOLIOSIS CORRECTION ­SEMINAR CLEAR SOLUTIONS FROM CLEAR INSTITUTE
Faculty: Dennis Woggon, D.C.
Can Chiropractic care improve Scoliosis? YES! What is Universal and Innate doing with Scoliosis? It is time to think outside the Spine! If we are Spinal Experts, shouldn’t we be able to reduce and correct Scoliosis? If not Chiropractic, then WHAT? Even if you have no desire to spend the necessary time with Scoliosis patients, you have the responsibility to understand it.
 
SOUND ASSISTED SOFT TISSUE MOBILIZATION
Faculty: David Graston, A.T.
Learn how Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization can benefit your patents and grow your practice!  Understand the history of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization: What it is and how and why it works!  Learn the differences and compare the original stainless steel instruments with the latest Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Instruments in the market today!
Seminar on Thursday for 6 hours on Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Basic Certification. Registration Fee $120

SPINAL DECOMPRESSION
Faculty: Bruce Parker, D.C.
The objective of Dr Parker’s presentation on Spinal Decompression
• Review neck and back pain syndromes, and relevant anatomy
• Review common pathologies
• Describe Disc Decompression Therapy.
• Explain clinical indications, contraindications
• Demonstrate the value of the Disc Decompression Therapy to the doctors patients

THOMPSON TECHNIQUE
Faculty: Terence Brady, D.C.
Seminar will instruct practitioners in the use of the Zenith® Thompson drop table as it applies to the correction of vertebral and pelvic subluxations. The Zenith® Thompson drop table applies Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion.  The law’s application to the adjustment is as follows: The patient is placed on the table, which has multiple cushions that can be raised under different areas of the body.  The cushion tension is set to support the weight of the patient.  When force is applied, the preset tension is overcome and the cushion drops, along with the patient, eventually coming to a sudden stop.  The force generated by the falling cushion/patient is increased at the point of the doctor’s contact with the patient, causing that bone structure to move in the direction of the force.

TRIGENICS MYONEURAL MEDICINE
Faculty: Alan Gary Oolo Austin, D.C.
Trigenics Myoneural Medicine for the Restoration of Sensorimotor Function
Trigenics® is used on a wide variety of patients, from infants to geriatrics to Olympic and professional athletes. It can be used to treat many conditions, ranging from neuromusculoskeletal to neurological to restrictive capsular and bursal conditions, such as “frozen shoulder.” Also, when treating musculoskeletal conditions, non-treatment of aberrant neural innervation and compensatory tone imbalances (short/weak muscles) will lead to the frustrating outcome of incomplete strength rehabilitation and functional restoration.

UPPER EXTREMITY & LOWER EXTREMITY ADJUSTING TECHNIQUES
Faculty: George LeBeau, D.C.
A new approach to adjusting, which involves the active participation of the patient, in the form of resistance to the doctor’s movements, with focus on extremity techniques. The first demonstration on this technique will be this year during the World Chiropractic Congress in Sydney, Australia. This technique was developed during 10 years of traveling with the U.S. Olympic Judo Team, from 1983 until 1993.
Seminars on Thursday and Friday. Registration Fee $120 for both days, $ 75 for one day

THE WEBSTER TECHNIQUE IN ­PREGNANCY
Faculty: Jeanne Ohm, D.C.
The Webster Technique, developed by Dr. Larry Webster, founder of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, is a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment for pregnant women.  For many years, the ICPA has instructed numerous doctors in this technique, and their clinical results show a high success rate in allowing babies in the breech position to go into the normal head down or vertex position.
Seminar on Thursday.  Registration Fee $ 119

NUTRITION
BIOCHEMICAL BLOOD ­CHEMISTRY EVALUATION AND NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS
Faculty: James Cima, D.C.
The purpose of blood chemistry analysis is to diagnose and treat any biochemical malfunction caused by an endocrine imbalance, utilizing nutrition. The endocrine system can be analyzed by developing physiologic reference ranges, not the pathological reference ranges set up at the blood-testing laboratory.
The pathological reference ranges only determine what disease you already have. Physiologic reference ranges look at endocrine and organ malfunction that eventually cause the disease.
Seminar on Thursday. Registration Fee $70. Complimentary Lunch. Bring a blood sample!

THE MIRACLE OF ENZYMES (Bio-Set Technique)
Faculty: Ellen Cutler, D.C.
Reduce Inflammation and Chronic Pain with Enzymes: “The Secret is Released”
Among the millions of Americans who cope with frequent or even daily chronic pain, many believe the only hope for relief lies in powerful medications.  The continued startling press about analgesics is prompting the search for alternative therapies.  The search is concluded.  Enzymes are quite effective in treating many medical conditions that cause chronic inflammation and pain.  Learn about why they are the miracle treatment, and learn which enzymes are anti-inflammatory and how to prescribe.
Seminar on Thursday and Friday. BioSET™ Basic-Intermediate Seminar. Registration Fee $595

RECOGNIZING STRESS AS A SPECIFIC DIAGNOSIS
Faculty: Howard Loomis, D.C.
Enhancing Your Practice in Three Minutes or Less: Recognizing Stress as a Specific Diagnosis
Howard F. Loomis Jr., DC, founder of Enzyme Formulations, Inc., will discuss stress as a clinical diagnosis. Hans Selye taught that we only treat one condition—stress—and that it can result from a structural, nutritional, or emotional source. Dr. Loomis will teach how to specifically diagnose stress and to use nutrition to balance the body.

INTEGRATIVE HEALTHCARE
THE BUSINESS OF FIBROMYALGIA AND FATIGUE
Faculty: Bob Baurys, CEO
Robert Baurys offers his insights and thoughts regarding the market, treatment and opportunities with the treatment of Fibromyalgia and unrelenting Fatigue. Primary focus will be on how to develop working relationships with other traditional/alternative medical providers to provide completely integrated care.  Robert S Baurys is the President/CEO of Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, Inc., a medical services company, with 15 treatment centers located in major cities throughout the United States, that provides care to over 4000 patients, dealing with Fibromyalgia and unrelenting Fatigue issues.

COMPLETING CHIROPRACTIC DESTINY WITH HOMEOPATHY
Faculty: Frank King Jr., D.C., N.D.
Taking Your Musculoskeletal Practice to the Highest with Homeopathy
A quick turn-key training to equip the chiropractor to more effectively and efficiently help a greater diversity of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions (acute disc, arthritis, fibromyalgia, TMJ, etc.) that can be immediately implemented overnight!
Broadening your Scope of Practice Safely and Powerfully with Homeopathy
A fast paced foundational introduction into the Contemporary Homeopathic Enhancement Systems and Solutions (CHESS), including all the flow charts and a training manual to turn this once complex and elusive healing art of homeopathy into a simple procedure system for a truly successful high volume and broad scoped wellness practice!

EN-WAVE: LIFE ENHANCEMENT TOOL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Faculty: Stephanie Leonard, D.C.
En’ wave is a program created to teach, very simply, the fundamental basis for good health: correct breathing and a quick means of re-centering to bring equilibrium, heightened awareness and sense of responsibility in the present. This therapeutic tool complements chiropractic; facilitating and improving treatments, it can be taught in groups and supplements income.
Seminar on Thursday. Registration fee $195

HIGH LEVEL HEALING WITH HEAT AND LIGHT
Faculty: Charles McGee, M.D.
An inventor/qigong master used his intuition and energy sensing abilities to create a simple healing program with four parts:  pulsed LED lights, infrared sauna, anal heater, and a nutritional mix. Healing responses similar to those seen with high-level qigong treatment can occur, even with tumors and paralysis. Experiences in several chiropractic patients will be presented.

WELLNESS FROM THE INSIDE OUT-WALKING THE TALK
Faculty: Lawrence Goodman, D.C.
The Journey from Pain Relief to Whole Person Health Care for Yourself and Your Community, for Fun and Profit
This exciting, interactive seminar will give you the opportunity to re-discover your passion for healing¯why you became a chiropractor in the first place. Uncover your own limits to growth as a holistic healer, discard the outmoded practice style and attitudes, and DISCOVER The WHOLE-PERSON HEALER WITHIN YOU. Work toward building the PRACTICE OF YOUR DREAMS—State of the Art, Mind-Body-Spirit Oriented, and Fun!!!
Seminar on Thursday.  Registration Fee $119

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
CHIROPRACTIC’S MEDIA/PRESS PR ANSWER
Faculty: Chester Wilk, D.C.
Carefully select your most trusted and qualified members and designate them to become media/press chiropractic spokespersons and have them start contacting all the radio/TV talk shows and newspaper and magazine editors in your State with the message of chiropractic. Find out more in this presentation about how we can unify and get our chiropractic message out there to the public.

DOCUMENTATION OF HANDS-ON TREATMENT IN SECONDS— DOCUREHAB
Faculty: Etienne Dubarry, D.C.
This presentation will outline the analytic process that permits a professional to duplicate, with extreme precision, a technique written before on paper by someone else. The software program which automates this process will be introduced. The interests are multiple: patient’s continuity of care, accurate and fast input for doctor, liability protection, and enhanced professional identity.

THE FUTURE OF CHIROPRACTIC, TODAY: PRACTICING IN THE 21st CENTURY
Faculty: Eric Kaplan, D.C.
The “Turn-Around Doc,” Eric Kaplan, inspires, motivates, and prescribes how you can: harness the potent potential of your mind, persuade others by persuading yourself first, break toxic thought and habit patterns, reach your outer goals by turning on your inner winner, jettison stress and jump-start a joyous life, activate positive thinking with positive doing, develop willpower by sparking your imagination, determine your desired destiny, cultivate self-worth, discover your life’s purpose and the steps to achieving it.

THE POWER OF CASE ­MANAGEMENT; BECOMING A MILLION-DOLLAR PRACTICE
Faculty: Bharon Hoag (Certified Prof. Coder)
If you were to ask any chiropractor what his or her number one need is, the answer would be, “New patients.”  New patients are a perceived need. If you learn how to manage your case, you can expect to collect between $25,000-$35,000 per hundred visits.  You can do this working 2½ days a week.  Come learn the power of case management and begin the rest of your life!
Seminar on Thursday for 6 hours on Insurance Coding & Case Management. Registration Fee $119

SEARCHING FOR CRIMINAL INTENT
Faculty: Larry Economos, Esq.
A review of the rules of medical necessity and how to avoid coding and billing mistakes that can easily be confused with criminal conduct. Learn how to tell the difference between assumed guilt and innocence in the murky world of heath care law by avoiding inconsistencies that lead to monetary gain.

THE 7 KEYS TO DESIGNING AND BUILDING THE PRACTICE OF YOUR DREAMS!
Faculty: Tom Preston, D.C.
Why is it some doctor’s struggle, while others seem to effortlessly manifest a thriving and successful practice? Join Dr. Preston as he reveals the 7 distinct Keys everyone can use to design and build the practice of THEIR DREAMS!


 
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