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Pre & Post X-ray Measurement – Skull & Cervical Spine Misalignment – Synopsis & Learning Objectives

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Misalignments of the head and neck measured on lateral, nasium and vertex X-rays play a significant role in bite and tempro-mandibular joint function. Advances by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) in the detection and correction of cervical spinal misalignments may provide an answer to difficult or unstable dental patients.

Learning Objectives

  • To create awareness of Orthogonal Axis based measurement of misalignments of the Skull and Cervical Spine
  • To recognize the need for vectored analysis and correction of misalignments of the skull and cervical spine into a vertical axis
  • To explore implications of Cervical spine and skull misalignments to bite and tempro-mandibular joint function

Release date: Wed, February 24, 2010

Speaker: Robert Brooks

At his private practice, Brooks Spinal Care, Dr. Brooks has personally cared for more than 15,000 patients. 54 of his patients have become chiropractors. He has provided internships for more than 50 chiropractors and continues to train and consult chiropractors with his seminar company “Taking Care of People.”

Graduating in 1970 from Palmer College of Chiropractic Dr. Brooks has served in many capacities at Palmer and was named alumnus of the year in 1992. Since 1984 he has been a frequent lecturer at Palmer, other chiropractic colleges and national seminars. He holds honorary degrees from Life Chiropractic University and Sherman College of Chiropractic

As a supporter of education and research, he continues to provide education to chiropractors as a seminar instructor for the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). He is currently the Chair of the board of the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF). Current projects include a finite element model of the head and cervical spine including the mandible and a proposed project that relates the cervical spine to TMJ disorders.


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Phone: 888.584.3237; 702.341.7978
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