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Chiropractic management of balance disorders. An introduction to physical examination, treatment and rehabilitation.

Course Date

Start: 27th March 2020 @ 17:30pm
End: 28th March 2020 @ 19:30pm


Course Location

Madrid College of Chiropractic
RCU Maria Cristina. Paseo de los Alamillos 2, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain

28200


Course Description

II INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS. RESEARCH MEETING IN CHIROPRACTIC

Satellite Symposium. Adam Klotzek DC, DACNB, FACFN

Course Outline:

This program is designed to provide an introduction to the latest developments in the diagnosis and management of balance disorders in clinical practice. Emphasis will be placed on that information which is pertinent to the applications often used in the chiropractic setting. Key examination procedures will be discussed and demonstrated. A diagnosis and treatment algorithm will be presented that will make assessing the dizzy patient easy and effective. This will be furthered by the demonstration of various treatment applications focusing on most clinical conditions affecting balance.

Detailed Course Outline:

Friday: 6:00pm-7:30pm

  • Introduction to Applied Clinical Neuroscience and the Functional Neurology Paradigm.
  • The dependency of our nervous systems on environmental stimulus and the effects of deafferentation on neuronal function.
  • Central nervous system effects of the adjustment. Building the foundation of neuronal stability.
  • Video Case presentations

Saturday: 9:30am-11:30am

  • Presentation of a historical overview of balance disorders focusing on key milestones that have influenced the clinical decision-making process and the resultant treatment applications.
  • Overview of Applied Clinical Neuroscience and the Functional Neurology Paradigm in the chiropractic setting.
  • Overview of the clinical Anatomy of the balance system in humankind focusing on:
    a. The Peripheral Vestibular System
    b. The Central Vestibular System
    c. The Proprioceptive System
    d. The Visual System
  • What constitutes one’s awareness of where they are in space and how is self-motion detected and or produced

11:30am-11:50am: Coffee Break

11:50am-1:30pm:

  • Distinguishing between Dizziness & Vertigo & its clinical relevance
  • Overview of the main disorders producing dizziness and impaired balance
    • Peripheral Mechanisms
      i. Benign Paroxysmal Positioning Vertigo
      ii. Labyrinthitis
      iii. Neuronitis
      iv. Superior Canal Dehiscence
      v. Perilymphatic Fistula’s
    • Central Mechanisms
      • Central vestibular/cerebellar Dysfunction
      • Velocity Storage Dysfunction
      • Optokinetic Contamination
      • Proprioceptive Dysfunction

1:30pm-3:00pm: Lunch


3:00pm-4:30pm

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positioning Vertigo
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment
  • Labyrinthitis/Neuronitis
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment
  • Superior Canal Dehiscence
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment
  • Perilymphatic Fistulas
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment

4:30pm-4:50pm: Coffee Break

4:50pm-6:45pm:

  • Central Vestibular/Cerebellar Dysfunction:
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment
  • Velocity Storage Dysfunction
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment
  • Optokinetic Contamination
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment
  • Proprioceptive Dysfunction
    • History
    • Exam Findings
    • Treatment

6:45pm-7:00pm

Days summary and closing remarks


Website

http://mcchiropractic.com/


Course Credits

9


Course Contact Name

Carlos Gevers Montoro


Course Contact Email

riq@rcumariacristina.com

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