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(530) Efferent Essentials – Techniques for Peripheral and Central Lesions


Upon purchase, you will receive one year of access for credit, you will receive All-access for review. 

You will have 1 full year of access to this module, for credit. After you will have All Access to review. It will be added to your account upon purchase. Once you purchase this course, you will be able to access your course through the ‘My Online Learning Portal’ tab when it is available. . This tab is under the ‘My Account’ tab when logged into the website.

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Efferent Essentials – Techniques for Peripheral and Central Lesions

Presented by: Dr. Norman Hoffman
This class is for practitioners looking to take their examination and treatment skills to the next level by focusing on the information gleaned from the efferent/motor system.  This understanding leads to higher levels of performance and interpretation, leading to improved patient assessments and outcomes.  Clinicians will learn how to leverage the efferent system in working with peripheral entrapment disorders, axial tone problems and their concomitants, disc lesions, discovering the longitudinal level of the lesion, cortical strategies, gait patterning, brain-based and manual treatment strategies, and more. This is a clinical techniques program, so be prepared to move and learn-by-doing. This program gives clarity around the specificity of treatment by leveraging a new exam flow that can be performed in 5 minutes, from head to toe, not previously taught in ReceptorBased Essentials or Pain Reset. Easy to apply – At first, learning the breadth of the functional neurology paradigm can be daunting.  Efferent Essentials solves this by focusing on the efferent system and how it can be leveraged clinically. Fast – Learn an exam flow of the efferent system that can be done in just a few minutes in the office, on any patient. Quickly know where to focus your treatments, i.e., brain, nerve root, muscle, etc. Practical – This program is a hands-on, learn-by-doing program where you can learn the skills you need during the three days of training and apply them immediately in clinical practice.  No fancy euipqment needed. Just you, your hands, and what you will learn throughout the training is all that is needed. Neurological Model in Clinical Practice – Efferent Essentials show you how efficient a neurological model can be to implement in practice. Clinicians find that by adding a neurological lens to their practice, they have more options and opportunities to succeed with their patients.

Hone Your Skills In Assessment and Treatment

For those who have taken the Carrick Institute’s foundational programs, this is a perfect next step as it builds upon the clinician’s skills in treatment and diagnosis of the level of neurological decompensation in your patients. If this is your first functional neurology course, you can add a host of skills to help you treat a variety of new conditions from a neurological perspective. Efferent information from the central nervous system is one of the most valuable tools for determining the level of the lesion in complex clinical cases. This hands-on intensive course will give participants the skills to understand, perform, and interpret a neuro exam flow that can be easily implemented in clinical practice.  Incorporate elements from your history, observations, and examination to know what exam procedures to perform and master your understanding of the results.  This is not simply the performance of a series of memorized tests but a true understanding of why each test is important, what it means, and what to do about it.

Scholars Will Learn

  • Case history skills that lead to an effective motor examination
  • Protocol for observation of motor deficits
  • Neuro exam patterns associated with
    • patterns of prefrontal, frontal, temporal, parietal, mesencephalic, pontine, vagal, and cerebellar motor changes
    • peripheral nerve entrapments
    • cervical nerve roots
    • lumbosacral nerve roots
    • subclinical myelopathy
  • Treatment options for each of these presentations
  • Cross-correlation with other exam findings such as eye movements and sensory exams
  • and more!

After the program, you will know –

  • What is causing your patient’s problem
  • Which area of their nervous system may require a brain-based approach
  • When NOT to use certain manual therapies
  • How to more quickly ascertain whether your treatment plan is appropriate for that specific patient
  • Quickly find out which therapies TO LEVERAGE
  • Efficiently help your patients so you don’t bog down your busy practice

Included in Your Tuition

  • 25 hours of training with Dr. Norman Hoffman
  • All-access to the digital recording of the class
  • Any future updates to the course videos or other materials
  • Re-attendance*
  • 25 Neurology Hours towards the ACFN (American College of Functional Neurology) & ACNB (American Chiropractic Neurology Board) with each module
  • Access to the flipped classroom with lifetime updates
  • 3 months of unlimited access to Medline upon completion of the module
*Scholars will receive CEU & neurology hours upon their first completion of the module. Any re-attendance is considered an audit.  Scholars must maintain an active account to receive benefits.
Neurology Hours

25 Neurology Hours


Dr. Norman Hoffman

Year Recorded


Experience Level


Delivery Method

Online Self-Paced

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