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Neurology 219: Cervicogenic Hypertension

Online $40.00 2 Michael Hall, DC, FIACN

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Topic: Neurology 219: Cervicogenic Hypertension

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Michael Hall, DC, FIACN

Description: Hypertension continues to grow amongst the patient population. There is a multitude of contributing factors from lifestyle to stress. In a recent publication, Medical Hypothesis, the possibility of dysfunction of the cervical spine was looked at as a contributing causation to hypertension. This presentation will explore the information given in this article as well as perspectives for chiropractic practice.

Course Outline:

  • Cervicogenic Hypertension – a medical hypothesis
    • From the medical sciences
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the research
  • Review of the IML and hypertension
  • Intermediolateral Cell Column – anatomy and physiology

Course Objectives:

  • Role of the brainstem reticular formation in autonomic regulation
  • Perspectives for the chiropractor
  • Prevalence and research review
  • Clinical considerations

Dr. Michael W. Hall is widely known for his passion of chiropractic, neurology, and patient care. For the past 25+ years he has been teaching post-graduate clinical neurology throughout the US and around the world. He graduated with honors from Parker College of Chiropractic in 1990. He then went on to attain diplomate status in chiropractic clinical neurology thru the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology in 1993. Later received his fellowship from the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology in 2008. He has published research, presented at scientific conferences, lectured extensively at chiropractic colleges, and continues to maintain an active clinical practice while raising five beautiful children. Dr. Hall has received numerous recognitions for outstanding teaching, contributions to chiropractic, functional neurology, and community service. He can be reached at www.BrainDC.org or thru the CCED website.


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