Nutrition 238: Chiropractic and Osteoporosis
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This course is accredited in the following Canadian Provinces:
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Topic: Nutrition 238: Chiropractic and Osteoporosis
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Howard Benedikt, DC, CCSP, DCBCN
Course Description: Osteoporosis is a common health issue that affects may, and as chiropractors we can have a large impact on our osteoporosis patients’ nutrition, quality of life, and general health. This two hour class covers the proper diagnosis of the osteoporosis patient as well as their nutritional concerns and management.
- Proper diagnosis
- Labs, x-rays, and scans
- Special concerns for the osteoporosis patient
- Dietary management
- Understand the role of drugs on prevention as well as a causative factor
- Review diet and supplementation in management of osteoporosis
- Learn the roles of micro and macronutrients
- Discuss proper diagnosis of osteoporosis
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. Dr. Benedikt has been hired as a consultant to Invite Health, a leader in quality health and wellness products. He can be heard every Monday Wednesday and Friday @ 6 PM on WMCA 570 on the AM dial or at invitehealth.com
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