Nutrition 227: Vitamin D and Musculoskeletal Health
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Topic: Nutrition 227: Vitamin D and Musculoskeletal Health
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Dr. Howard Benedikt, DC, CCSP, DCBCN
Course Description: Why are so many people Vitamin D deficient? This class will help you gain a greater knowledge of what Vitamin D is, how to test for deficiency, and how to supplement properly to build your patients’ levels back to where they should be to improve musculoskeletal health.
- Detail the physiology of vitamin D
- Does Vitamin D really matter
- Discuss the role of methylaton in Vitamin D metabolism
- Vitamin D and Chronic disease
- Understand why we test for vitamin D deficiency
- Proper supplementation protocols
- Review the reasons why so many people are deficient
- Outline why exactly vitamin D is so important
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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