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MRI / Facet Syndrome / Thoracic Spine


  • MRI (5 CE Hours)
  • Facet Syndrome (4 CE Hours)
  • Thoracic Spine (1 CE Hours)
Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

  • Cost: $195 / 10 CE Hours
  • Course Description:
    • Dr. James Demetrious provides a comprehensive evidence-based review of literature related to MRI indications and chiropractic interpretation.
    • Current concepts of the zygapophyseal joints and chiropractic assessment and care.
    • Review of conditions and care associated with the thoracic spine.
  • Hourly Breakdown:
    • Hour 1 – MRI anatomy,
    • Hour 2 – MRI utilization and appropriateness criteria,
    • Hour 3 – Chiropractic interpretation of spinal MRI,
    • Hour 4 – MRI and the CNS,
    • Hour 5 – MRI case review,
    • Hour 6 – MRI anatomy of zygapophyseal joints,
    • Hour 7 – Injury and healing of the z-joints,
    • Hour 8 – Chiropractic and the z-joints,Hour 9 – Z-joint cases and chiropractic care,
    • Hour 9 – Z-joint cases and chiropractic care,
    • Hour 10 – Chiropractic and the thoracic spine.
  • Learning Objectives:
    • Attendees will understand the evidence-based review of our lecture topics.
    • Attendees will enhance their ability to order and interpret spinal MRI studies.
    • Attendees will better understand current concepts related to facet syndrome and the thoracic spine.
Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Dr. James Demetrious is a nationally distinguished, board certified chiropractic orthopedist. He is a clinician, educator, author, and editor. Dr. Demetrious teaches post-graduate coursework on behalf of Northeast College of Health Sciences. He is a member of the NCMIC Speakers’ Bureau and teaches post-graduate coursework throughout the United States. He has published peer-reviewed journal papers related to advanced differential diagnosis. He serves as an editorial reviewer on behalf of the journals: Spine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Clinical Anatomy. Dr. Demetrious has continually cared for patients since 1986.