Foot Levelers Seminars

Foot Levelers Seminar Series is for chiropractors looking to advance their practice and stay up-to-date with what is happening in the industry.

At these seminars, chiropractors will learn how to enhance their patients' health, get the latest on adjusting techniques, earn CEUs and much more.

For more details on topics and speakers, and to register for a seminar, visit the Health Professionals Center. A username and password are required.

Below you can find our 2014 Fall Seminars Series schedule:


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Biomechanics Institute Seminar Series

Foot Levelers Biomechanics Institute
Roanoke, Virginia

October 3-5, 2014

Diagnosis, ICD-9, & ICD-10 with Dr. Ken Murkowski
• Learn how to continue effective usage of the ICD-9CM codes while preparing for the new ICD 10CM Codes/Crossovers and new Rules and Regulations for diagnostic coding.
• Ensure proper utilization of the three categories of ICD Diagnosis Codes for the three types of care (Acute, Chronic, and Maintenance) to achieve maximum reimbursement.

Extremity Adjusting with Dr. Mark Charrette
• A review of the simple adjusting protocols to address the most common subluxation patterns in the feet, knees, hips, wrists, elbows, and shoulders.
• How to get great results on knees.

Stress, Structure, & Neurology with Dr. Brian Jensen
• Explore the most prevalent causes of pain, disease and degeneration and learn practical ideas for the evaluation and treatment of the modern patient.
• Gain insight into effectively communicating these complex ideas to patients

October 31-November 2, 2014

ICD-10 Essentials with Kathy Mills Chang
• Understand what ICD-10 is all about, what it looks like, and how it will affect you and your team and how it is different from ICD-9 
• Set up and establish documentation agreement with code factors

Stress, Structure, & Neurology with Dr. Brian Jensen 
• Explore the most prevalent causes of pain, disease and degeneration and learn practical ideas for the evaluation and treatment of the modern patient. 
• Gain insight into effectively communicating these complex ideas to patients

Keys to Success for the 21st Century Chiropractic Practice with Dr. Kurt Juergens
• Active care and rehab techniques to be used in your everyday practice
• Hands on workshop on stretching techniques for the extremities and spine
• How to build interdisciplinary relationships

December 5-7, 2014

ICD-10 Essentials with Kathy Mills Chang
• Understand what ICD-10 is all about, what it looks like, and how it will affect you and your team and how it is different from ICD-9 
• Set up and establish documentation agreement with code factors

Supporting Your Body from the Ground Up with Dr. Kevin Wong 
• Everything you need to know from A to Z about understanding and treating the feet and extremities and why they are so vital to whole body health
• Clinical skills and information about the feet, extremities and spine that you can use in practice every day

Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique Basic Class with Dr. Jamal De Vita
• Learn the methodology of AMCT which includes chiropractic theory, analysis and basic adjusting methodology
• Learn the basics of the Activator analysis and adjusting beginning from assessment of the lower extremity and pelvis through the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine including the upper extremities

CE provided by Parker University


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Advanced Extremity Adjusting : Deliberate Practice Protocols

Mark Charrette, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • A review of the simple adjusting protocols to address the most common subluxation patterns in the feet, knees, hips, wrists, elbows, and shoulders.
  • How to get great results on knees.
  • Expand on the basic extremity adjusting protocols to learn more in depth adjusting techniques including the ribs and TMJ.

September 27-28 - Toronto (Toronto Marriott Airport)
November 1-2 - Bloomington, MN (Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport)
November 8-9 - Wilmington, NC (Hilton Wilmington Riverside)
November 15-16 - Omaha, NE (Holiday Inn Downtown)
November 22-23 - Schiller Park, IL (Four Points Hotel)

CE provided by Northwestern Health Sciences University

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The Kinetic Chain & Low Back Stabilization

Manuel Duarte, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • Patient assessment of muscle imbalance, biomechanical faults, muscular sling dysfunction and proprioceptive deficits
  • Therapeutic exercise applications for specific conditions
  • Basic concepts of low back rehabilitation

October 4-5 - Denver (Holiday Inn Denver East-Stapleton)
November 8-9 - Albany, NY (Hilton Garden Inn Airport)
November 22-23 - Coraopolis, PA (Sheraton Airport)
December 6-7 - Phoenix (Hilton Garden Inn)

CE provided by National University of Health Sciences

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From the Ground Up

Dar Griffeth, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • Comprehensive material regarding common postural distortions and the direct effects on the biomechanics of the body starting from the feet to the overall effect on the brain
  • Detailed breakdown of the neurology and biochemistry of stress on the body
  • Common patterns related to restriction degeneration

October 4-5 - Davenport, IA (Palmer College of Chiropractic)
October 25-26 - Newark, NJ (Doubletree Airport)
November 22-23 - Lexington, KY (Hilton Downtown)
December 6-7 - Charlotte (Holiday Inn Airport)

CE provided by Palmer CED

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Stress, Structure, and Neurology

Brian Jensen, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • Explore the most prevalent causes of pain, disease and degeneration and learn practical ideas for the evaluation and treatment of the modern patient.
  • Gain insight into effectively communicating these complex ideas to patients.
  • Go beyond simple condition-based care and correlate the early teachings about the subluxation complex with some of the latest technological advances in the profession.

October 11-12 - Philadelphia (Hilton Airport)
October 25-26 - Portsmouth, NH (Sheraton Harborside)
November 8-9 - Hartford, CT (Doubletree Airport)
November 22-23 - Renton, WA (Hilton Garden Inn Seattle/Renton)
December 6-7 - Overland Park, KS (Cleveland Chiropractic College)

CE provided by Cleveland Chiropractic College

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Joint-by-Joint Approach to Managing Lower Extremity Injuries

Jon Mulholland, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • Using the “Joint-By-Joint” approach to assess, and treat, your patients.  This will immediately streamline your examination process and focus.
  • Learn a variety of new home exercises and soft-tissue mobility drills that your patients will love, and keep a steady stream of referrals pouring into your office.
  • Discover how to effectively spot common bio-mechanical issues with runners and how to manage, and correct, common running technique mistakes.

October 25-26 - Greenville, SC (Holiday Inn Express & Suites)
November 15-16 - Ronkonkoma, NY (Courtyard by Marriott Long Island)
December 6-7 - Wilmington, DE (Doubletree Wilmington)

CE provided by University of Western States

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Diagnosis, ICD-9, and New ICD-10 C.M. w/Documentation, plus New Medicare Rules

Ken Murkowski, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • Learn how to continue effective usage of the ICD-9CM codes while preparing for the new ICD-10CM Codes/Crossovers and new Rules and Regulations for diagnostic coding. 
  • Ensure proper utilization of the three categories of ICD Diagnosis Codes for the three types of care (Acute, Chronic, and Maintenance) to achieve maximum reimbursement.
  • This program is a must for DC/CA’s dealing with CMS and OIG!

October 25-26 - Columbus, OH (Wilton Garden Inn)
November 1-2 - Linthicum, MD (Hilton Garden Inn BWI)
November 15-16 - Hilton Head, SC (Beach House Hilton Head Island)
November 22-23 - Boston (Embassy Suites Airport)
December 6-7 - Cedar Rapids, IA (Cedar Rapids Marriott)

CE provided by New York Chiropractic College 

For more details on topics and speakers, and to register for a seminar, visit the Health Professionals Center. A username and password are required.

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Biomechanics, Imaging, and the High School Athlete

Terry Yochum, DC and Tim Maggs, DC

What you’ll learn:

  • How to become the high school chiropractor in your area and generate excitement in your practice
  • Imaging of common sports injuries with plain film, bone scan and MRI
  • Common sports injuries, such as Spondylolisthesis, and how to treat them

October 11-12 - Boise (Springhill Suites)
November 1-2 - Salt Lake City (Hyatt Place Downtown)
November 15-16 - Houston (Hilton Garden Inn Airport)

CE provided by Northwestern Health Sciences University