Orthopedics - Chiropractic Doctor

Ortho 117

Postural Control: Principles, Assessment, Rehabilitation


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  • Describe the basic principles of postural control
  • Clinically assess postural control
  • Outline a protocol of postural rehabilitation

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 116

Back Pain, Neck Pain and Tension Type Headaches in Children


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  • Determine the epidemiology of low back pain in children and adolescents
  • Assess the risk factors associated with back pain in school children
  • Outline the effect of an intervention to improve sitting habits in schoolchildren
  • Assess the effects of reading a book or using a computer on neck and upper back muscle activity in children
  • Review the diagnostic criteria of tension-type headaches in children

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 115

Waddell Signs and Non-Organic Pain


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  • Identify common underlying causes of non-organic pain
  • Recognize the eight Waddell signs of non-organic back pain
  • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to Waddell signs
  • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in utilizing Waddell signs

Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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Ortho 114

Low Back Pain: Causes, Ergonomics and Exercise


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  • Learn current perspectives on which structures are strongly but variably linked to back pain
  • Review the state-of-the art in low back disorders research applied to ergonomics
  • Describe workplace design guidelines for asymptomatic and low back pain workers
  • Determine the influence of exercise on lumbar spine disorders

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 113

Backpacks: Research, Health Effects and Clinical Recommendations


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  • Summarize recommendations for backpack use
  • Appraise recent research on backpacks and human health
  • Discuss the effects of backpacks on musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal variables
  • Describe current studies on backpack use in children: perceptions, load, biomechanics, physiology

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 112

Low Back Pain and Disorders: Health Status and Risk, Lumbar Curvature, Movement Impairments


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  • Summarize the affects of low back health status on low back disorder risk
  • Discuss the relation between lumbar curvature and LBP risk factors during postural loading
  • Assess the relation between asymmetric lifting and spine loading
  • Describe the differences in spine kinematics between LBP patients and normal controls
  • Analyze the functional deficits that occur following low back disorders

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 111

Back Belts: Biomechanics, Recommendations and Use of, Affordances


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  • Discuss the biomechanical, physiological and psychological evidence for the use of back belts
  • Identify and describe recent recommendations and findings for the use of back belts.
  • Discuss the principle of affordances and how they relate to environmental constraints (such as a back belt) and posture.

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 109

Neck Pain and Dysfunction: Anticipatory Control, Fatigue, Rehabilitation Through Exercise


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  • Describe neck anticipatory control with pain
  • Describe lateralized fatigue with unilateral neck pain
  • Assess head and trunk motion during neck manipulation
  • Identify neuromuscular dysfunction in neck pain patients
  • Outline exercises for the rehabilitation of neck neuromuscular dysfunction

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 105

Postural and Spinal Stability: Introduction, Changes with Posture and Strength Training


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  • Review an Introduction to the Clinical Biomechanics of Stability
  • Identify causes of select musculoskeletal injuries
  • Describe how LBP in golfers alters motor control
  • Describe spinal stability changes with posture
  • Distinguish how stability improves with resistance training

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 104

Muscular Strength in Clinical Practice: Influence of Chiropractic, Assessment with Dynamometry, Training Principles and Guidelines


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  • Distinguish Chiropractic influences on muscular strength
  • Develop the use of hand-held dynamometry in chiropractic practice
  • Identify basic strength training principles for chiropractors
  • Construct basics of strength training guidelines for all ages

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 103

Cervical Spine Biomechanics and Whiplash, Muscle Adaptation to Stretching, Manipulation and EMG


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  • Review normal cervical biomechanics and apply to examination
  • Discuss some effects of manipulation on EMG/ROM
  • Recognize lumbar movements during mobilization
  • Discuss how whiplash invisibility is not evidence of absence of injury
  • Understand muscle adaptation through stretching

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 102

Posture: Biomechanics and Control, Relation to Injuries


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  • Identify differences between strength and balance training
  • Discuss the dynamic aspects of posture
  • Learn aspects of Postural control in chronic LBP patients
  • Understand relationship of posture and sports injuries
  • Review some concepts of posture, mobility and pain in children

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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Ortho 101

Ortho Considerations of Knee and Cervical Spine


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  • Understand the effects of Knee Proprioception after ACL Reconstruction
  • Discuss effects of Manual Therapy in Whiplash
  • Construct the orientation of the Cervical Facet Joints
  • Identify aspects of the Lateral Collateral Ligament of the Knee
  • Discuss Upper Extremity Snowboarding Injuries

Robert Schwer, DC

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