Friday, May 1st
Maximizing Human Performance in an Integrated Setting – The Future of Chiropractic in an Integrated Setting
7:30 to 8:20 a.m.
Louis Sportelli, DC
(Sponsored by NCMIC)
Dr. Sportelli is an expert on understanding and embracing future trends in chiropractic and in health care delivery in general. The new model of health care is the health care team. This team consists of diverse health care practitioners from MDs, DOs, DCs, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, PTs, nutritionists, acupuncturists, etc. Chiropractors must be an integral part of this team in the 21st century.
Maximizing Human and “Friend(s)” Performance in an Integrated Setting – Overview of Animal Chiropractic
8:30 to 9:20 a.m.
Dennis Eschbach, DC
(Sponsored by Options for Animals)
Dr. Eschbach discusses how chiropractic care can benefit animals. A knowledgeable chiropractor working with a veterinarian as part of an integrated team can be an important part of our animal ‘friends’ care, helping them to recover from injury or illness and maximizing their performance as our faithful friends.
Viscero-Somatic Syndromes: Assessment and Management
10 to 11:40 a.m.
Howard F. Loomis, Jr., DC, FIACA
(Sponsored by Loomis Institute™ of Enzyme Nutrition)
Dr. Loomis discusses the scientific validity of chiropractic (from a basic science viewpoint) and how to integrate chiropractic with other health care practitioners using results of postural examinations to determine if the cause of the patient’s problem is structural (somatic) or functional (visceral).
State of University / Scholarship Luncheon
12 to 1:30 p.m.
(Sponsored by Standard Process)
Hosted by President Clay McDonald, DC, MBA, JD
DoubleTree Hotel in Chesterfield
The Sports Medicine Team – A Multidisciplinary Approach
1:30 to 3:10 p.m.
George Paletta, Jr., MD
Ralph Filson, DC
Brad Henderson, LAT, ATC
(Sponsored by Logan University)
Former members of the St. Louis Cardinals’ health care team discuss how they worked as equal partners to treat and prevent sports injuries and maximize the performance of athletes. Dr. Paletta is the former team orthopedic surgeon for the St. Louis Cardinals, Dr. Filson is the former team chiropractor for the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Rams, and Brad Henderson is the former trainer for the St. Louis Cardinals and former head trainer for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
8 Powerful Secrets to Anti-Aging
4 to 4:50 p.m.
Paul Ling Tai, DPM FACFS, ABPS, ABAARM, DACBN
(Sponsored by Health Secrets USA)
Dr. Tai is an internationally known expert in anti-aging medicine and works daily with doctors and practitioners from every discipline to assist patients in fighting the effects of aging, naturally.
Methylation Made Simple
5 to 5:50 p.m.
Gregory Peterson, DC, DABCI, FIAMA, CCST
(Sponsored by Metabolic Management)
An expert on methylation, Dr. Peterson addresses the various genetic mutations found along critical pathways and how they affect one’s health.
Meet and Mingle Happy Hour
6 to 8 p.m.
(Sponsored by Howard F. Loomis Jr., DC)
Exhibition Area at The DoubleTree