Continuing Education 

A Clinical Review for the Chiropractor: Basal Ganglia

Cost: $0.00
State Approvals
Dr. Sean Norkus presents this class on clinical conditions which either directly or indirectly involve the basal ganglia and related structures and may be encountered in clinical practice. These include, but are not limited to Parkinson Disease, ADHD, and depression.



Module 1
  Review of basal ganglia terminology and location:
  • 6 Nuclei
    • Caudate
    • Putamen
    • Globus Pallidus
  • Quiz



Module 2
A discussion of the related structures:
  • Thalamus
  • Amygdala
  • Ventral Tegmental Area
  • Quiz




Module 3
Common Conditions Associated with the Basal Ganglia:
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Quiz



Module 4
Current Research in Disorders of the Basal Ganglia
  • Voxel Based Imaging
  • Early Life Neurodevelopmental Connections
  • Neuromodulation Approaches
  • Quiz



Module 5
Practical Application- Adjunctive Procedures to Assist with Symptom Management
  • Repetitive Movements
  • Nutritional Considerations
  • Balance Tracking and Measurement
  • Eye Movement Therapies
  • Quiz




Sean T. Norkus, M.S., D.C., DIBCN, DIBE

Release Date: Jan 1, 2023
Course Expiration Date: Jan 13, 2024

CE Hours



Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz. 
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DISCLAIMER: While Palmer College of Chiropractic endeavors to bring diverse topics and viewpoints for continuing education options for Doctors of Chiropractic, the opinions of presenters do not necessarily represent the views of Palmer College.