Continuing Education 
 
Why does the spine dysfunction and what are the consequences to spinal injury?

This class discusses what a chiropractic subluxation is according to the latest basic science research evidence. Dr. Haavik will also explain the consequences of spinal injury and how this affects the brain and spina...

The Somatosensory Neuroplastic Effects of Chiropractic Care and What the Research Says About Joint Cavitation

Dr. Heidi Haavik will explain what research shows regarding somatosensory processing following chiropractic care. She also examines what joint cavitation is and what it means for the outcomes of care. ...

The Prefrontal Cortex: Implications for the Chiropractor

In this four-hour course, Dr. Heidi Haavik discusses how stress and traumatic experiences can negatively impact our brain function and health. She examines evidence showing that spinal dysfunction negatively impacts ...

The Brain, Pain, and the Neuroplastic Effects of Chiropractic Care

Dr. Heidi Haavik presents this five-hour course. The latest science points to pain created in the brain – to warn us about danger. However, this system can go wrong due to maladaptive neural plasticity. Dr. Haa...

Sports Performance and Injury Prevention

Dr. Haavik explains the research on the effects of chiropractic care and sports performance. She will also cover what we know about chiropractic care and injury prevention in sports.   ...

Somatovisceral Dysfunction and Heart Rate Variability

In this course, Dr. Heidi Haavik will cover the known effects of chiropractic on somatovisceral dysfunction. She will also communicate what we know about heart rate variability and chiropractic.   ...

Science Gems Part 4

This one-hour course discusses the known motor control neuroplastic effects of chiropractic care. In this class, Dr. Haavik reviews studies that use neurophysiological techniques to investigate how chiropractic car...

Science Gems Part 3

This one-hour presentation is another in Dr. Heidi Haavik's “Science Gems” series. In Part 3, she reviews literature about the safety of chiropractic care, specific literature about the link between c...

Science Gems Part 2

Dr. Haavik discusses interactions between the central nervous system (CNS) and the immune system, and the way stress impacts the immune system according to the latest research evidence. She will also explain scientif...

Science Gems Part 1

In the first portion of this class, Dr. Haavik covers research looking at the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care for neck and low back pain patients compared to conventional medical care. In the second portion o...

Introduction to the Neurophysiology of the Chiropractic Subluxation

Dr. Haavik reviews the latest basic science evidence in relation to the vertebral subluxation. Discussion includes existing evidence for one theory about chiropractic subluxation (the squashed nerve theory). She expl...

Introduction to How Chiropractic Can Change the Brain

This course is an overview and introduction to research from the past two decades regarding chiropractic subluxations. Dr. Haavik explains how a chiropractic adjustment works from a neurophysiological perspective. Sh...

Evidence Based Practice

Dr. Heidi Haavki presents this two-hour class Eevidence Based Practice. She will discuss reserach pretaining to chiropractic and low back pain, neck pain, and headaches. She examines evidence based chiropractic and c...

Chiropractic Care for Older Adults and Hypertension

In this one-hour course, Dr. Heidi Haavik covers what we know about the benefits of chiropractic care for older adults. She also discusses whether chiropractic care can help in the management of hypertension.  ...

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Otitis Media

In this course, Dr. Haavik with discuss the benefits of chiropractic care and fertility, low back pain, safety, pelvic floor function, and the Webster Technique. She also reviews research regarding chiropractic care ...

Chiropractic Care and Children's Developmental Milestones, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, and Autism

In this one-hour class, Dr. Haavik will discuss the known effects of chiropractic care for child developmental milestones. She will also review the literature on the effects of chiropractic care for kids with Cerebra...