Manipulation and Technique - Chiropractic Doctor

SacroOccipital Technique 101
Theory, Diagnosis and Application

4.0

  • Explain the anatomy of the spine, cranium and spinal cord components
  • Discuss the development of the theory of Sacro-occipital Technique
  • Explain the categories of Sacro-occipital Technique
  • Explain the physiology of the Cranio-sacral respiratory mechanism
  • Define the physical anomalies associated within each category system
  • Explain the diagnostic evaluations specific to Sacro-occipital Technique
  • Discuss Category I with regards to diagnosis and application
  • Discuss Category II with regards to diagnosis and application
  • Discuss Category III with regards to diagnosis and application
  • Demonstrate the adjustments for each of the categories
  • Demonstrate auxiliary treatment methods within the category systems
  • Describe rehabilitation methods within the category systems

Simon, DC

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Manipulation 116

Cost effectiveness, clinical efficacy, effect on pain and range of motion


1.0

  • Compare the cost effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to other treatment options for people with acute, subacute and chronic spinal pain
  • Evaluate the relative effectiveness of high-dose, supervised exercise with and without spinal manipulation and low-dose home exercise for chronic neck pain
  • Investigate whether spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) can reduce pain at the level of the treated spinal segment, in the broader region of the treatment and/or systemically
  • Outline a clinical prediction rule designed to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from spinal manipulative therapy
  • Examine the relative effectiveness of segment-specific and non-specific spinal joint mobilization on pain and range of motion
  • Determine which side of the upper cervical spine cavitates during a rotatory C1-2 HVLA thrust manipulation

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 115
How does Chiropractic Affect Your Patient?

1.0

  • Describe the science behind chiropractic care
  • Translate the intent of manipulative therapy to patients and other healthcare providers
  • Describe the potential results of not having recommended chiropractic care
  • Outline the different theories of the subluxation complex
  • Justify the care you recommend based on electrodiagnostic, imaging, and laboratory studies

Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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Manipulation 114
Review of Journal Articles Regarding Thorasic Manipulation and Hypertention

1.0

  • Examine the effects of thoracic manipulation and non-thrust mobilization on pain sensitivity and intensity in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain
  • Summarize the state of the literature on the utility of spinal manipulation for managing hypertension
  • Critique a recent study on the importance of cavitation in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) effects of thoracic spinal manipulation
  • Evaluate the scientific literature on the validity and reliability of the common methods used by chiropractors to inform the choice regarding where spinal manipulation is to be applied once it is deemed an appropriate treatment
  • Explore biomechanical and neurophysiologic mechanisms of thoracic manipulation that might result in clinical benefit for patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 113
Disc Herniation, Radiculopathy & Chronic Neck Pain

1.0

  • Critique the state of the evidence for manual therapy interventions in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
  • Compare two common interventions – spinal manipulation and nerve root injection – for patients with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation
  • Critique the state of the evidence for spinal manipulation (specifically) in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
  • Interpret the results of a cohort study of MRI-confirmed symptomatic cervical disc herniation patients treated with cervical manipulation
  • Compare isolated cervical SMT versus a combination of cervical, cervico-thoracic and thoracic SMT in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 112
Efficacy and Factors Involved with Cervical Manipulation

1.0

  • Develop evidence-based chiropractic treatment recommendations for nonspecific (mechanical) neck pain in adults
  • Discuss the clinical criteria justifying spinal manipulative therapy for neck pain
  • Assess the relative effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy and rehabilitative exercise for neck pain in seniors
  • Describe the working mechanism of manual therapy in participants with chronic tension-type headache
  • Examine the cerebrovascular hemodynamic response of cervical spine positions using MRI on the vertebral artery

Smith, DC, PhD

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Manipulation 111
Review of Journal Articles Regarding Lumbar Manipulation

1.0

  • Compare the efficacy of standard medical care (SMC) alone versus chiropractic spinal manipulation + SMC for acute low back pain patients
  • Discuss the value of a combined (pragmatic) chiropractic approach for treating low back pain
  • Analyze the state of the research literature directly comparing spinal manipulation, exercise and acupuncture as treatments for low back pain
  • Update your understanding of joint cavitation during side posture lumbar manipulation
  • Critique the only study (to date) on maintenance care for low back pain including spinal manipulation

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 110
Review of Journal Articles Regarding Efficacy of SMT

1.0

  • Contrast Clinical Guideline-based care with usual medical care for acute low back pain
  • Recognize the potential benefit of adding exercise prescription to spinal manipulation for low back pain
  • Compare the effectiveness of spinal manipulation to McKenzie Method interventions for persistent low back pain
  • Outline factors that may help predict improvement in patients seeking chiropractic care for low back pain
  • Explain the benefits of evidence-based care for low back pain

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 109
Cervical Spine

1.0

  • Outline the limitations of a recent trial on preventive treatments including spinal manipulation for neck pain and how they contribute to our interpretation of the results of the study
  • Interpret results of an important trial on spinal manipulation and exercise for neck pain
  • Discuss recent evidence comparing spinal manipulation to mobilization for recent onset neck pain
  • Use recent evidence to justify manipulating various spinal regions for patients with neck pain
  • Critique the potential for chest and neck mobilizations to affect spirometric performance (breathing)

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 108
Review of Journal Articles Regarding Manipulation of the Lumbar Spine

1.0

  • Distinguish the relationship between lumbar spinal manipulation, cavitation and zygapophyseal joint gapping
  • Clarify the role of spinal manipulative therapy in the care of acute LBP based on current evidence
  • Explain the state of the literature on utilizing spinal manipulation for radiculopathy
  • Compare spinal manipulation to microdiskectomy as treatments for sciatica based on a recent trial
  • Critique the proposed importance of spinal manipulation in altering the contractile thickness of the Transversus Abdominis

Thistle, DC

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Manipulation 107
Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: sensorimotor integration and neurophysiology, human performance, and visceral function

1.0

  • Provide an overview of research on the effects of spinal manipulation on sensory processing, motor output, functional performance and sensorimotor integration
  • Examine performance based outcome measures used in an attempt to objectively measure the ramifications of spinal manipulation
  • Update knowledge regarding several physical characteristics of an applied SMT, and review what is known about the signaling characteristics of sensory neurons innervating the vertebral column in response to spinal manipulation
  • Review the physiological evidence that spinal manipulation can impact visceral function

Smith, DC, PhD

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Manipulation 106
Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: epidemiology, cost-effectiveness, patient outcomes, and theories

1.0

  • Describe spinal manipulation use by time, place, and person, identify predictors of the use of spinal manipulation
  • Review cost-effectiveness of SMT compared to other treatment options for people with spinal pain of any duration
  • Describe the current literature on patient-centered outcomes following a specific type of commonly used SM, high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA), in patients with LBP
  • Review the putative mechanical features of the subluxation and three theories that form the foundation for much of chiropractic practice

Smith, DC, PhD

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Manipulation 105
Chiropractic spinal manipulation and cervicogenic headaches, autonomic output

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  • Determine the effect of thoracic spine manipulation on autonomic output to the heart
  • Review criteria for the diagnosis of cervicogenic headaches
  • Describe a clinical assessment for cervicogenic headaches
  • Assess the effects of chiropractic and spinal manipulation on cervicogenic headaches

Smith, DC, PhD

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Manipulation 104
Chiropractic and movement time, heart rate variability

1.0

  • Determine the effect of chiropractic on movement time
  • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation and ultrasound on chronic low back pain
  • Describe heart rate variability as a measurement tool
  • Assess the effects of chiropractic on heart rate variability

Smith, DC, PhD

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Manipulation 103 - 114
Course Group includes all Manipulation Courses numbered 103 thru 114

12.0

  • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Manipulation 103 through Manipulation 114

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Manipulation 103
Manipulation theories and effects of spinal manipulation on angina, arm pain, H-reflex

1.0

  • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on cervicobrachialgia (neck/arm pain)
  • Assess the effects of upper cervical spine manipulation on muscular and non-muscular structures of the motion segment
  • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on angina pectoris
  • Review theories of the physiological effects of spinal manipulation
  • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation on H-Reflex amplitude in healthy and symptomatic subjects

Smith, DC, PhD

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Manipulation 102
Technical Issues Involving Manipulation

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  • Discuss aspects of motor skills and forces associated with providing manipulative therapy
  • Develop a program of flexibility exercises and proprioceptive exercises to help the practicing Chiropractor avoid injury while providing manipulative therapy
  • Develop Chiropractic Arch Hand Skills
  • Develop the supine thenar contact

Powers, DC, DABCN

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Manipulation 101
Manipulation - Postural Considerations

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  • Review evidenced based research on Posture and use for proper adjusting technique
  • Discuss occupational issues Chiropractors face pertaining to providing manipulative care
  • Make changes regarding postural issues during provision of manipulative therapy to avoid injury
  • Outline common positioning errors during manipulative therapy and develop more appropriate postural performance

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