Nutritional Case Studies of Youth Athletes
Recorded On: 01/09/2020
In this one-hour webinar, Dr. Cindy Howard will discuss the youth athlete and challenge in nutrition and internal medicine. Precaution of a concussed athlete, GI infection and anorexia will be discussed and treatment protocols given.
After viewing this webinar, registrants will be able to:
- Discuss athlete's nutritional needs,
- Explain how care along with MSK treatment can help performance, and
- Discuss clinical benefits in nutrition for athletes.
Cindy M. Howard
Board Certified Chiropractic Internist
Dr. Cindy M. Howard is a Board-certified Chiropractic Internist and Nutritionist in private practice in Chicago, Illinois and holds a license in the state of Florida. She speaks Nationally, presenting on topics including Pre and Post-concussion Nutrition, Neuroadrenal dysfunction and Infection in sport, Male and Female pelvic disorders, Pediatrics, Immunology, GI disorders, Endocrinology, Nutritional Blood analysis interpretation and Genetics.
She is also the owner of DC consulting assisting private practices and Advanced Education and loves to help doctors to improve their communication with patients, increase compliance and build a better functional medicine or nutritional practice.
For the last 7 years she has served as the Illinois delegate for the American Chiropractic society and as the alternate for 6 years prior to that. Serving the ACA, she has served on the membership, professional development, guidelines, bylaws and grievance committees. She was the recipient of the Flynn/Lynch award in 2015 for outstanding service.
She is a past president of the ACA council on diagnosis and internal disorders and currently serves as the President of the College of Pharmacology and Toxicology. She also serves on the medical advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, serves as a board member for Before the Hit and is an associate editor of The Original Internist.
Locally Dr. Howard serves as a board member for the Frankfort Falcons Youth football organization, the concussion oversight team for the local school district and is the team chiropractor for Dreamz Elite competitive cheer and the local wrestling club.