Management Strategies of Chiropractic Care in Older Adults
The lecture will give an overview of unique aspects of dealing with an older adult with spinal pain syndromes from a biopsychosocial perspective. We will review the unique aspects of history taking and physical examination strategies in the older adult. The final portion will give an overview of case management from a biopsychosocial perspective.
1. Participants will be able to describe evidence-based strategies for history and physical examination in the older adult.
2. Participants will describe the unique approach to management strategies from a biopsychosocial perspective, including the inclusion of cognitive behavioral strategies in case management.
3. Participants will be able to discuss potential management strategies that include “whole person management”
Paul Dougherty (Moderator)
Dr. Dougherty is a 1990 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. He has experience in private practice, nursing home settings and Veterans Affairs (VA) clinics. He is a practicing clinician while also being a clinical researcher. He has published extensively on the role of chiropractic care in the older adult. He brings the unique perspective of a clinician researcher to the important topic of managing spinal pain in the older adult.
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