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Michelle Binkowski DC, CMUA

Psychoneuroimmunology

Is your body really sick or does it just think it is? This course will survey the benefits of psychoneuroimmunology and the responses in our body based on brain activity, perceptions, thoughts, and the pathways that occur in reverse. Discover why some patients respond to care and others don’t. Look at the psychological implications on the neurological system and the immune system and how they communicate back and forth.

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Jeff Blanchard DC, Golf Professional

Barriers to Golf Performance

Every doctor has patients who play golf. Every golfer wants to play better. This course offers important information on the management, fitness and conditioning protocols of “well” patients seeking improved performance on the golf course. Dr. Blanchard has combined his unique practitioner expertise (30 years in private practice) with his actual play experience as a competitive golf professional (career low round of 62) to offer doctors a more complete understanding of taking care of patients who play golf.

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Monika Buerger BA, DC

Movement, Methylation and the Mind

One in five children in the United States are said to have a mental illness and one in six are said to have a neurodevelopmental disorder. In this captivating and inspiring lecture, Dr. Buerger will discuss the importance that movement and milestones early in life have on neurodevelopment and the sensory-motor systems. Poor sensory-motor function is associated with such disorders as ADD/HD, autism, anxiety, learning disorders, mood regulation, and sleep, as well as other mental and physical disorders.

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Steven Capobianco DC
Sponsored by RockTape

Myofascial Cupping

This class introduces the concept of skin/fascial decompression to help improve tissue mobility, improve movement and modulate pain with the use of myofascial cups. The anatomy, physiology and neurology of the effects of myofascial cupping on connective tissue gliding, tissue traction and tissue decompression will be covered. Interventions with myofascial cupping will be reviewed based on the literature and integrated into current rehabilitative concepts.

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Michael Carberry DC
Sponsored by Advanced Medical Integration

The DC in Multi-Disciplinary Practice and Inter-professional Collaboration: Establishing Medical Necessity in an Integrated Model

This three-hour course covers an overview of multi-disciplinary compliance issues in various types of multi-discipline practices, the common reasons why various providers may choose to work together and basic regulations to consider. The course also covers common services available in such a practice as well as the Chiropractor’s role in the clinic.

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Tracy Cole DC

Medicare Update

Navigating the confusing jungle of Medicare rules, regulations, and proper billing procedures can be a struggle that even the most well prepared offices find overwhelming. Join CalChiro Past President and current CalChiro Noridian representative, Dr. Tracy Cole DC, for an extensive lecture on proper documentation, rules, regulations, and billing procedures. Come prepared with questions and billing examples if you wish to have your problem cases answered.

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Adam Del Torto DC
Sponsored by Cranial Facial Release

Cranial Facial Release (CFR) 

This one-hour course on CFR is an advanced endonasal “Balloon Assisted” cranial adjusting technique that has produced amazing results for things like breathing disorders, sinusitis, migraine headaches, vertigo, facial pain, facial paralysis, post concussion syndrome, post stroke, chronic neurological disorders, and more! By mobilizing the cranial system and optimizing brain function, CFR often works for last resort patients when other forms of conventional treatment have failed.

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Leonard Faye DC

A Rational Chiropractic Model​

Dr. Faye has been a long time advocate of the paradigm shift, from a static, alignment model of Subluxation, to a functional model of the spine being within a closed kinematic chain that stretches from the large toe to the occiput. This presentation will go through the historical development of his original Subluxation Complex, diagnostic indicators and treatment plans to address when and why short or long-term care is needed. This is a healthcare model and not just a pain relief approach.

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Chris Greene DC

A Spoonful of Sugar – How Metabolic Syndrome Removes the Bitterness of Documentation and Can Boost Your Practice

Like it or not, good documentation is the responsibility of every Chiropractor. Sadly this key duty is often neglected, sometimes with disastrous results. Board complaints, lawsuits, stress and worry surprisingly have one thing in common – poor record-keeping.

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Adam Harcourt DC, DACNB

Mastering Migraine: Understanding the pathophysiology of migraine
and how chiropractic fits in

Currently, migraine is a universally misunderstood and mistreated chronic condition. Thanks to brand new, comprehensive research on the subject, Dr. Harcourt will discuss why migraines have remained so difficult to treat and why chiropractors should be one of the primary doctors managing these patients.

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Stuart Hoffman DC
Sponsored by ChiroSecure

An Ethical, Risk Management Approach to Addressing Common Claims and Understanding the Stroke Issue

Walking the fine line between ethics and philosophy – making sure your philosophical motives don’t conflict with the rightness and wrongness of your actions. Using Informed Consent as a communication vehicle rather than just a signed document. This class provides an integrated education on the most common issues, claims, and board complaints.

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Kurt Juergens DC, CCSP
Sponsored by Foot Levelers Inc.

Sports Rehab

Join Dr. Juergens, sports injury expert, to get the tools you need to operate a Sports Chiropractic Practice. Learn how to develop relationships of trust with other healthcare professionals. Learn your role as a member of a sports medicine team. Gain an understanding of health issues affecting the young athlete. Become familiar with special considerations regarding the female athlete. Learn how and when to co-manage common and uncommon lower extremity conditions/injuries. Learn sideline functional testing for returning the athlete to competition.

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Sana U. Khan MD, PhD
Sponsored by Expert MRI

Imaging and its Relevance to Your Practice

In medical legal cases (personal injury/workers’ compensation, etc …) doctors often rely on results of an MRI test to determine treatment direction. In addition, claim administrators, attorneys, judges and juries rely heavily on validation of injury in a litigated case. This lecture will focus on whether an MRI can be false negative and, if so, how it affects patient care and case management.

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Matthew Loop DC

The Instagram and Facebook Practice Growth Blueprint for Chiropractors

In this class you’ll learn how to attract an extra 40+ new patients per month from the world’s largest social and photo sharing networks. You’ll also discover the biggest mistakes chiropractors make when using these powerful platforms. These pitfalls can hurt your brand and make you look unprofessional. Lastly, you’ll find out how to establish yourself as a local celebrity health expert so others get to know, like, and trust you faster.

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Mitch Mally DC
Sponsored by Multi Radiance Medical

The Functional Facts & Fictional Fantasies of Plantar Fasciitis

By popular demand, Dr. Mally returns to speak for CalChiro with another high energy, content rich, and educational presentation featuring the truths and myths relative to accurate diagnosis, treatment and rehab for one of the most common foot conditions, Plantar Fasciitis. Attendees will be astounded at the antiquated and various protocols NEWLY replaced by evidence based rationale. Learn the latest and greatest protocols to enhance clinical outcomes and generate countless referrals predicated on results!

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Anthony Morovati DC, DAAPM

Proper Diagnosis of Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

Dr. Morovati was privileged to have studied Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction and attended workshops taught by Janet Travell, M.D. In the last 28 years of practice, he has formulated a science-based approach with specific protocols, utilizing these methods to validate the effects of chiropractic. His patient base consists of medical professionals, athletes, actors and rock stars and many who have tried other providers such as allopathic, osteopathic, acupuncture and physical therapy.

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Gerred Popejoy DC & Robert Dubro DC
Sponsored by Nordic Walking Nations

 

 

 

 

 

Nordic Pole Walking

Nordic Pole Walking is a full body aerobic cross motor exercise creating better brain function and balance. It also has many stretching, strengthening and breathing exercises increasing flexibility, balance and endurance. It provides twice the health benefits of regular walking in half the time, but giving you the same health benefits of swimming. Our home program has a 75% compliance rate giving patients purpose and hope for recovery.

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Margie Smith DC
Sponsored by Cash Practice

Creating a Stress-free Chiropractic Practice to Fit Your Lifestyle

Chiropractic practice has significantly changed over the decades. With mounting student loan debt, the inability to obtain business capital, and low salary options for associates, what is a Doctor of Chiropractic supposed to do to thrive in practice and keep up with the demands of life? Even more, how do you do achieve this without it being a high-stress practice? Join Dr.