Nutrition 240: Nutritional Management of Concussions in a Clinical Setting
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Topic: Nutrition 240: Nutritional Management of Concussions in a Clinical Setting
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN
Course Description: How do you manage a concussion nutritionally? In this two-hour course we will discuss just that. We will take a look at the role of supplementation within the clinical setting, and how they affect the patient both in the short and long term.
- Importance of omega fatty acids
- Omega 6/3 ratios in cell physiology
- Short term supplementation
- Long term supplementation
- Understand the pathophysiology of concussions
- Discuss the importance of omega fatty acids in the management of concussions
- Explain the role of supplementation for both short and long term management of concussions
- Deploy patient education instructions
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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