Continuing Education 

Clinical Care of the Sports Chiropractic Patient

Clinical Care of the Sports Chiropractic Patient
**Registration will close April 5 at 12 pm central time**
Saturday, April 6, 2024
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa: P206
Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. More detailed information will be added soon. Register now to reserve your seat to satisfy LIVE CE requirements!
8-10 a.m.- Nutrition for Athletic Performance: Part 1, presented by Lia Nightingale, Ph.D.
This course will discuss nutritional assessment tools and the basics of conducting a nutrition-focused physical exam. Dr. Nightingale will also outline carbohydrate, protein, and fat recommendations for various types of sport.
10 a.m.-Noon- Nutrition for Athletic Performance: Part 2, presented by Lia Nightingale, Ph.D.
In Part 2 of this presentation, discussion will include vitamin and mineral recommendations for various types of sport, as well as nutritional recommendations for injury prevention and recovery.
Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch provided by the CE Department
1-3 p.m.- Sports, Chiropractic, and Imaging presented by Joseph Heston, D.C., M.S., DACBR, RMSK
In this session, Dr. Heston will review imaging of common and not-so-common injuries related to sports and chiropractic. He will discuss best practices for imaging of the injuries as well as recommendations for care.
3-5 p.m.- Current Best Practices for Concussion Management presented by Casey Buns, D.C., CCSP®, CSCS
Sports related concussion is a very important topic for health care professionals, athletes, parents/guardians, coaches, and administrative groups. This course provides current evidence-based concussion management information for healthcare providers to demonstrate competency regarding the evaluations and return to activity recommendations for sport related concussions.
5-7 p.m.- Movement Through the Lifespan presented by Alex Margrave, D.C.
This course emphasizes the importance of movement assessment and proper biomechanics for individuals participating in sport from childhood through old age. The session begins with an anatomy and biomechanics review, and a discussion of common sports-related injuries. Participants will learn how to distinguish a joint dysfunction from a stability or motor control dysfunction, and easy-to-implement screening tools for soft-tissue dysfunctions. Special attention will be given to the needs and concerns of the older adult athlete. The session concludes with a discussion of movement strategies to include joint loading, motor re-education, and building capacity at any age.


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Date: 04/06/24

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