Integration of Mechanical Spinal Distraction and Low Level Laser into Clinical Practice to Improve Outcomes and Patient Retention
Instructor: Dr. Christopher Proulx, DC, MS, ATC, CSCS
The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation of appropriate mechanical spinal distraction and low level laser therapy, techniques based on current rationale. The scope is inclusive of approaches applicable to common conditions treated with modalities in the chiropractic clinic. This workshop/lecture course will also provide the participant with an overview of the effects of the modalities on specific conditions. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss treatment protocols and obtain practical experience in the implementation of the protocols.
Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Describe the basics in emission of laser and light
- Describe the characteristics of laser
- Describe the biochemical and physiologic effects of laser
- Describe the indication of laser therapy
- Use the application of laser therapy
- Describe the contraindication of laser therapy
- Describe the indication of mechanical spinal distraction
- Describe the appropriate patient
- Describe the basic biomechanical and physiological aspects to mechanical spinal distraction treatment of specific spinal conditions with mechanical spinal distraction
- Describe the progression in spinal rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities
- Describe the contraindications of therapeutic modalities.
April 17, 2014
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
3055 Scott Futrell Drive
Charlotte NC. 28208
CEU accredited applied for in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia.
Certificates will be issued to eligible participants upon completion of the course.
To register for the seminar, contact John Halsey – firstname.lastname@example.org.
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