International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology

Lecture Line Up

FRIDAY Morning Session 1, August 24, 2012
(Times are approximate) 8:00am - 10:00am

A Chiropractic Neurology Approach to Patients With Sensory Integration and Processing Disorders “When it’s more than crossed wires and confabulation”

Course Instructor: Fred A. Clary, DC, DIBCN

Lecture Objective:  To give the treating chiropractor usable diagnostic tools in assessing SIPD. To convey a neurologic explanation for the various diagnoses within the spectrum of SIPD.

FRIDAY Morning Session 2, August 24, 2012
(Times are approximate) 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sitting – Friend or Foe?

Course Instructor: Michael Hall, DC, DABCN

This presentation will look at the more contemporary research exploring the deleterious effects that chronic sitting is having on our health. The emphasis of this discussion will be on the human nervous system. We will consider the role that chiropractic plays in this growing epidemic.

FRIDAY Afternoon Session 1, August 24, 2012
(Times are approximate) 1:00pm - 3:00pm 

Chiropractic Neurology "Balance Problems-An indication of early neurodegeneration?"  

Course Instructor: DC; Greg Fors, DC, DIBCN    

This class is designed to explore our understanding of the purpose, role and scope of the specialty of chiropractic neurology in early neurodegenerative disorders. The primary focus will be an examination of early balance issues as an indicator of decreased Cerebellum/Vestibular System function and future neurodegeneration.

FRIDAY Afternoon Session 2, August 24, 2012(
Times are approximate) 3:00pm - 5:00pm 

Chiropractic Neurology: A Clinical Conversation

Course Moderator: Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

This class is an interactive panel discussion designed to explore our understanding of the purpose, role and scope of the specialty of chiropractic neurology.  Through a discussion between a panel of chiropractic neurologists, the moderator and the seminar attendees, a comparison and contrast of ideas can be achieved. 

5:00pm - 6:30pm
FRIDAY Evening - IACN MEMBER RECEPTION, August 24, 2012

SATURDAY Afternoon Session 1, August 25, 2012
(Times are approximate) 1:00pm - 3:00pm 

Emerging Trends in Neurology and Spinecare
Course Instructor: David Durrant, DC, PhD(c), DABCN, FIACN
 
The course was designed to introduce participants to discoveries, new technologies and trends in neurology and how they impact spinecare.  The program includes a discussion about the impact of advanced neuroimaging and molecular imaging and what it is capable of revealing about early stage spine disorders, the spectrum of spine disease, and treatment outcome. The course includes a practical review of available clinical, electrodiagnostic, laboratory, and imaging biomarkers of disease and the role of their correlation. The program will offer participants with practical solutions and resources which can be immediately implemented in practice. In addition the program will explore the role of the chiropractic neurologist and how the specialty can impact spinecare.   

SATURDAY Afternoon Session 2, August 25, 2012
(Times are approximate) 3:00pm - 5:00pm 

The Neurology of Balance and Posture

Course Instructor: Lisa Bloom, DC,DIBCN, FIACN

This lecture describes and discusses the neurological mechanisms involved in balance and posture. The visual system, cerebellar system, the primary postural reflexes and conscious proprioception systems will be discussed . The integration of these systems and the dependence on optimal biomechanics and musculoskeletal integrity is emphasized.

SUNDAY Morning, August 25, 2012
(Times are approximate) 8:00am - 10:00am 

“What every DC needs to know about Multiple Sclerosis-Understanding the Clinical Signs of the Disorder.”

Course Instructor: Adam Chaifetz, D.C., D.I.B.C.N.

Narrative: Dr. Chaifetz is a Chiropractic Neurologist who is also the Program Coordinator for the Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center at the University of Florida. His lecture will give the D.C. a complete overview of Multiple Sclerosis. The attendee will learn about the etiology of MS, types of MS, signs and symptoms of MS, and the diagnostic criteria for MS.  The D.C. will have an enhanced understanding of the current treatment paradigms that are used currently in Multiple Sclerosis care. Finally, Dr. Chaifetz will discuss chiropractic management of MS to include history and neurologic examination of the patient who is suspected to have MS.

 

 

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