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Neurology Primer: Neurology Essentials for the Upper Cervical Chiropractor (330)


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Neurology Primer: Neurology Essentials for the Upper Cervical Chiropractor

Presented by: Dr. Jonathan Chung
This 2-day program is for the clinician applying the chiropractic upper cervical approach and is looking to add a clinical neuroscience paradigm to their toolbox.
Historically upper cervical chiropractors have been seen as a subspecialty who choose to only use upper cervical adjustments in the management of patients. While upper cervical doctors experience great results with many complex neurological, there is a growing segment of the profession who desire to help patients facilitate greater improvement or overcome plateaus when the upper cervical correction is stable. Functional neurology with a receptor-based treatment paradigm provides a complimentary method of helping these complex cases that can fit neatly into an upper cervical style of practice.

Who is the Course for

Licensed medical professionals who want a multi-prong approach to helping patients suffering from traumatic brain injury or concussion. Including audiologists, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, chiropractors, physicians, and physician assistants.

Topics Covered

This 2-day primer will provide an introductory overview of functional neurology that can be quickly implemented into an upper cervical chiropractic practice.
  • Contemporary views of upper cervical neurology
  • Sensorimotor evaluation of the cervical spine
  • Overview of the visual, vestibular, and proprioceptive systems
  • Introduction to the functional neurology paradigm
  • Overview of key brain regions in functional neurology
  • Examination and assessment of key brain regions
  • Utilizing functional neurology to evaluate patient outcomes
  • Therapeutic options for neuro-rehabilitation of key brain regions
  • Patient management utilizing upper cervical care and functional neurology
  • Developing treatment plans within a functional neurology paradigm

What you will learn at a glance


Dr. Jonathan Chung

Neurology Hours

15 Neurology Hours

Year Recorded


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