Neurology 220: Am I at Risk for a Stroke?
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Topic: Neurology 220: Am I at Risk for a Stroke?
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Michael Hall, DC, FIANC
Course Description: In the chiropractic profession, there is a lot of discussion regarding stroke. For the most part, the discussion centers around mechanical issues involved in rendering an adjustment to a patient. This talk will address some of the most pertinent issues as to whether the patient is at risk for an ischemic / hypoxic event. Sleep, hemodynamics, vital signs, respirations, and blood sugar will be considered in this discussion as well as a good bit of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology.
- Prevalence and statistics
- Published risk factors
- Differentiating between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
- What is an Ischemic Stroke?
- Migraine, whisper, and TIA
- Lifestyle Considerations
- Allostatic Load
- IML escape
- Vital signs
- Chiropractic considerations
- Clinical significance of taut SCMs and scalenes
- Chest Expansion, Tidal Volume, and FVC
- Sleep Study – When to consider and what it means?
Dr. Michael W. Hall is a 1990 graduate with honors from Parker College of Chiropractic. He began clinical practice immediately after graduation while also entering post-graduate programs in clinical neurology and orthopedics. He received his diplomate in clinical neurology from the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology in 1993. He was later awarded a fellow in clinical neurology by the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology. For the past three decades Dr. Hall has entertained and educated thousands with enthusiastic passion for chiropractic and clinical neurology. It is his vision that all peoples may experience the healing art of chiropractic. He has published research, served on scientific and advisory panels, and lectured around the world. His program, “Functional Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor” is renowned throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. He speaks for the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association as well as many state, national and international associations. You can find out more about Dr. Hall and where he is next by visiting his website – www.BrainDC.org
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