Personal Injury Part 2: Standardization & Accurate Injury Assessments
Personal Injury work has been way more complicated than it needs to be. In this three-hour course we will break down standardized spinal injury workups for today’s common personal injury market. Once these work ups are understood and standardly applied the documentation is easy to understand and should be standardly applied on every work up. This is the information that is needed to grow and scale and injury practice in today’s injury market. It includes historical, clinical and insurance principles.
In this hour I will walk you through how to standardly perform and injury evaluation that will allow you to identify accurately not only the injury itself, but also the leading cause of chronic pain as well. These procedures will make personal injury documentation extremely easy and extremely comprehensive at the same time. This will also help to understand that if you can do these procedures standardly, you will already then be among the top injury doctors in the country.
You will learn:
- Simple terms you must understand to understand a standard work up
- The three most common spinal injuries that occur today
- The easiest way to “image” these injuries and consensus behind what they mean.
- Why MRI cannot standardly image one of the most important injuries to the spine
- The guideline steps that is standardly applied could significantly reduce America’s chronic pain epidemic
- You cannot determine the severity and location of the patient’s spinal injuries without x-ray
- The five things every spinal x-ray assessment should include
- How to determine the grade of spinal injury sprain
- How to determine the severity and location of the most common spinal instabilities
- How understanding your x-ray findings can lead to better MRI utilization
- Current understanding and guidelines clearance of how spinal manipulation stabilizes spinal instabilities
- X-ray findings correlate to Spinal Impairment, Spinal Surgical Guidelines as well as Return to Play Parameters in contact sports.
Speaker: Jeffrey Alan Cronk, DC, JD
Dr. Jeffrey A. Cronk, DC, JD is a highly skilled, dedicated, and compassionate doctor with over 30 years of experience assisting patients, doctors, and attorneys to better understand soft tissue injuries of the spine. Dr. Cronk is nationally recognized as a spinal ligament injury expert and has likely provided more education of this subject than any other provider in the country. He has developed two national spinal ligament testing companies and is currently the CEO for the Medical Spinal Ligament Testing Company, Spinal Kinetics, LLC. Dr. Cronk is also the developer and chief designer of CRMA®, the spinal ligament testing system used by Spinal Kinetics’ Board-Certified Medical Radiologists. He is a published spinal ligament injury researcher and developer of Smart Injury Doctors® and Smart Injury Lawyers® the first online spinal ligament injury training programs for doctors and lawyers. He is also the host of the Smart Injury Doctors® podcast. Dr. Cronk is passionate about standardizing the way spinal ligament injuries are assessed and diagnosed so that more effective patient treatment and results can be achieved.
*Note: THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION. FCA Member cost for this course is FREE, Non-Members is $15. Members, make sure you are logged in to receive this discount. Any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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