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Nutrition 202: Nutritional Management of Arthritic Disease

Online $40.00 2 Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN

This course is accredited in the following states:

Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming,

This course is accredited in the following Canadian Provinces:

British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Yukon,

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Topic: Nutrition 202: Nutritional Management of Arthritic Disease

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN

This course will explore how to manage arthritic disease with chiropractic nutrition. Instruction will cover from degenerative to autoimmune disease. Earn chiropractic CE credits and put another clinical pearl in your pocket! 

Course Outline

  • DJD: hondroprotective agents: glucosamine, chondroitin
  • Oxidative stress: antioxidant therapy
  • Collagen extracts: Type I & Type II
  • Autoimmune arthritis: RA, gout, psoriasis
  • Origins of autoimmunity: hygiene hypothesis, intestinal permeability
  • Anti-inflammatory nutrients: Fish oil, Turmeric, proteolytic enzymes

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the use of glucosamine and chondroitin in the management of arthritic patients
  • Develop clinical strategies applying antioxidant therapy
  • Categorize arthritic processes
  • Deploy evidence – based conservative treatment strategies for the management of arthritic patients

Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN has treated 1,000s of patients in his 38 years as a chiropractor. He attended Queens College, Flushing, where he received a BS degree. He then went on to study at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois, receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic. After several years of practice he obtained an MS in Human Biology/Anatomy from CW Post Center of Long Island University. He is a diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He has lectured around the country on nutrition and holds teaching positions with New York Chiropractic College as well as Berkeley College in New York City. He maintains a private practice in New York, focusing on wellness and functional medicine. His passion lies in his vision to help each and every patient achieve their optimal health and wellness. He combines traditional chiropractic care along with deep tissue and trigger point therapies and uses the latest adjunctive modalities such as ultrasound, muscle stimulation, cold light laser therapy and soft tissue mobilization.


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