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Naturopathic Doctor

Whiplash Overview Part III Clinical Management
Clinical Management


Hour 1 

  • Point out the probable mechanisms for direct injury to the lower back during motor vehicle collisions.
  • Distinguish between radiculopathy, neuropathy, and sclerogenic referral of extremity pain.

Hour 2 

  • Define the parameters for cervical and lumber spine central canal stenosis.
  • Utilize both the Torg/Pavlov and the ratio radiographic methods for assessing cervical spine central canal stenosis.
  • Explain the critical relationship between central canal stenosis and hyperextension spinal injuries.
  • Demonstrate a practical method for the clinical assessment of cervical spine central canal stenosis.

Hour 3

  • Identify differences seen between a blow brain injury and an inertial brain injury.
  • Define the pathoanatomic and patho-biochemistry of injury.
  • Explore the relationship between cervical spine injury and TBI

Hour 4

  • Discuss the concept of how the systemic inflammatory profile affects local injury.
  • List 8 systemic inflammatory factors that should be considered and co-managed on whiplash-injured patients.

Hour 5 

  • Discuss the anatomy of the thoracic outlet.
  • Demonstrate a management protocol for thoracic outlet syndrome.
  • Define cervical angina.
  • Demonstrate the single most important test to distinguish cervical angina

Hour 6

  • Draw the anatomical basis for cervicogenic headache.
  • Integrate cervicogenic headache and the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
  • Define inertial injury and the TMJ articulation.
  • Demonstrate a practical assessment and management of TMJ injury.

Hour 7

  • Distinguish between a percipient witness and an expert witness.
  • Explain what a subpoena is and what it means to the treating chiropractor.
  • Explain what a deposition is for the treating chiropractor. Summarize the basic rules of a treating expert deposition.
  • Summarize the mechanics of a personal injury trial from the perspective of the treating chiropractor.

Hour 8 

  • Demonstrate a typical soft tissue direct examination.
  • Show the two most common drawings to support chiropractic care for soft tissue injuries.

Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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