Orthopedics and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Become a Chiropractic Orthopedist and Neuromusculoskeletal Specialist. This post-doctoral program is designed specifically for practicing chiropractors interested in becoming neuromusculoskeletal medicine specialists.

The advanced clinical training will prepare you to become a neuromusculoskeletal specialist, and give you the skills necessary to evaluate and manage the care of patients with acute and chronic pain. A combination of onsite seminars, online learning, and experiential training will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Neurosciences for the Chiropractic Clinician
  • Evidence-based Chiropractic Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
    • Orthopedic Evaluation and Management
    • Neurological Evaluation and Management
    • Pain Evaluation and Management
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    • Neurodiagnostics
  • Understanding Primary Care Medicine for the Chiropractic Physician
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Patient-Centered Care
    • Evidence-Based Medicine
    • Patient-Centered Medical Home
    • Community Health Care

Qualify to Apply for Board Certification


Upon completion of this three-year course of study, you will be qualified to apply for board certification through the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. With this, you will have the credentials to become a member of an integrated health care team within a Federally Qualified Health Center or a Patient-Centered Medical Home. For more information contact nmsm@bridgeport.edu or call 203.576.4880. 

Contact


Health Sciences Postgraduate Ed. Dept.
30 Hazel Street #3
Bridgeport, CT 06604

(203)-576-4880

jlehman@bridgeport.edu

Orthopedics/NMSM Seminar Schedule


Designed specifically for practicing chiropractors, the Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Post-Graduate Program will give you the credentials necessary to become a valuable member of a primary healthcare team. Major changes in the chiropractic field are happening right now due to the Affordable Care Act, with new doors opening for chiropractors as a result.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be among the pioneers of this revolutionary change in delivering holistic healthcare.

Check back in this space for an upcoming seminar close to you or start online today!

Fees: 10-hour weekend seminars $300

Total Program Hours Available - Orthopedics Specialty

  • 300 hours total required - Onsite 50 hours / Online 250 hours

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Please find below presentation materials for NMSM courses (for 2016 and prior):

Check out our upcoming classes:


Register Here (For non-UB Students)

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The cost is $300 per seminar.

Days and hours:

Saturday noon – 6 pm

Sunday 8 am-noon

Location: Bridgeport, CT

May 18, 2019: Saturday: Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain. (10 hours). 
James J. Lehman, DC, FACO 


August 10-11, 2019: Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders (10 hours) 
Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO.

September 14-15, 2019: Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (10 hours)
James J. Lehman, DC, FACO or James Demetrious, DC, FACO

October 12-13 2019: Saturday: Differential Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Posture & Balance with Motor Control Exercise 
(6 hours)
Steven Weiniger, DC, CPEP 

Sunday: Pain Management and Tissue Healing: From onset to resolution with laser therapy (4 hours)
Nelson Marquina, DC, Ph.D.

November 16-17, 2019: Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems (10 hours) 
Brandon Steele DC, FACO 

 

February 10-11

Orthopedic Diplomate Program: Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems

Presenter: Brandon Steele, DC, DACO


March 10-11

Orthopedic Diplomate Program: Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain

Presenter: James J. Lehman, DC, FACO


April 28-29

Orthopedic Diplomate Program:  Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions

Presenter: James Demetrious, DC, FACO

Location:

Holiday Inn Chicago West – Itasca
860 W. Irving Park Rd.
Itasca, Illinois  60143

Click here to register through the Illinois Chiropractic Society.

Saturday, September 29 – Sunday, September 30

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems

Instructor: Brandon Steele DC, FACO (steelebc@gmail.com)

Register

Location: Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

1305 Kalahari Drive, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Directions

Room block information


Saturday, November 10 – Sunday, November 11

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Efficiency in Orthopedic and Neurological Testing

Instructor: K. Jeffrey Miller, DC, MBA, FACO (jeffmillerpc87@gmail.com)

Register

Location: Aurora Clinic, Grafton

975 Port Washington Rd, Grafton, WI 53024

Hampton Inn, 1385 Gateway Drive, Grafton, WI 53024 hamptoninn3.hilton.com 262-474-1000

Comfort Suites 1415 Port Washington Rd, Grafton, WI 53024 choicehotels.com 262-387-1180


Saturday, December 8 – Sunday, December 9

Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions

Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, FACO (dr.demetrious@gmail.com)

Register

Location: Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel

365 S Moorland Rd Brookfield WI 53005

Rooms are reserved for WCA class participants at a discounted rate of $112. Make your reservations by contacting Joanne Traczek at 262-364-1007or via email at Joanne.Traczek@sheratonmke.com. Or, contact Sheraton directly 262-364-1100 and be sure to mention Wisconsin Chiropractic Association.

The initial 50 hours of onsite training will be followed by 250 hours of online education, which focuses on differential diagnosis, evaluation, and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, most especially acute and chronic pain conditions.

Saturday, September 22 – Sunday, September 23

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Efficiency in Orthopedic and Neurological Testing

Instructor: K. Jeffrey Miller, DC, MBA, FACO (jeffmillerpc87@gmail.com)

Location: Hampton Inn and Suites Dallas Market Center
3051 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas TX 75247
Phone number: 214-631-1300


Saturday, October 27 – Sunday, October 28

Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, MBA, FACO (jlehman@bridgeport.edu)& Todd Cielo, DC (todd@cielochiropractic.com)

Location: Hampton Inn and Suites Dallas Market Center
3051 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas TX 75247
Phone number: 214-631-1300

 

For registration information, please email: info@chirotexas.org

The initial 50 hours of onsite training will be followed by 250 hours of online education, which focuses on differential diagnosis, evaluation, and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, most especially acute and chronic pain conditions.


Friday February 15 – Saturday February 16

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Efficiency in Orthopedic and Neurological Testing

Instructor: K. Jeffrey Miller, DC, MBA, FACO (jeffmillerpc87@gmail.com)

Location: Texas Chiropractic Legislative Conference (TCLC) in Austin, Texas


Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9

Best practice management and rehab for the most common extremity complaints. (10 hours)

Instructor: Drs. Timothy Bertelsman and Brandon Steele

Location: Chiro Texpo, Dallas, Texas.

For registration information, please email: info@chirotexas.org

The initial 50 hours of onsite training will be followed by 250 hours of online education, which focuses on differential diagnosis, evaluation, and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, most especially acute and chronic pain conditions.

Each course in the series consists of 10 Hours of CE.

Register Here

Saturday, September 15 – Sunday, September 16

Lumbopelvic Pathology and Related Neuromusculoskeletal Functional Deficits

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO (tbertelsman@gmail.com)


Saturday, October 6 – Sunday, October 7

Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions

Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, FACO (dr.demetrious@gmail.com)


Saturday, November 3 – Sunday, November 4

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Efficiency in Orthopedic and Neurological Testing

Instructor: K. Jeffrey Miller, DC, MBA, FACO (jeffmillerpc87@gmail.com)


Saturday, December 1 – Sunday, December 2

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems

Instructor: Brandon Steele DC, FACO (steelebc@gmail.com)

Location:

Hotel Captain Cook
939 W. 5th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
United States

Contact:

Sheri Ryan
sryan@akchiro.org

907.903.1350


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Course Description: Differential Diagnosis of Radial Tunnel Syndrome and Lateral Epicondylosis (2 hours)

Statin Myopathy: A cause of neuromusculoskeletal conditions (2 hours) Spinal Cord Emergency & Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (2 hours) Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Low Back Pain (2 hours).

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, MBA, FACO (jlehman@bridgeport.edu)


Saturday, February 9 – Sunday, February 10, 2019

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems (14 hours)

Instructor: Brandon Steele DC, FACO (steelebc@gmail.com)


Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 10, 2019

Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain (10 hours)

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, MBA, FACO (jlehman@bridgeport.edu)

Specialized Imaging and/or Radiology of the Spine (4 hours)

Instructor: Tawnia Adams, DC, DACBR


Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14, 2019

Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders (14 hours)

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO (tbertelsman@gmail.com)

Register


Contact:

Chilly Goodman
NDCA Administrative Manager
701-934-2682


Saturday, September 29 – Sunday, September 30, 2018

Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain and Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions. (15 hours).

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, FACO.

Location: Quality Inn – Jamestown, ND

Phone: 701-252-3611

 


Friday, January 25 – Saturday, January 26, 2019

Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions. (5 hours) James J. Lehman, DC, FACO 

Differential Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Posture & Balance with Motor Control Exercise Steven Weiniger (5 hours)

LocationRadisson Downtown Bismarck, ND

Phone: 701-255-6000

 

Winter Seminar will be at The Radisson Downtown Bismarck. 701.255-6000. The seminar will run FRIDAY, Jan. 25 and Sat. Jan. 26 


Saturday, September 21 – Sunday, September 22, 2019

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems. (10 hours)

Instructor: Brandon Steele DC, FACO

Location: Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center, Bismarck, ND

Phone: 701-258-7700

 


Saturday, January 18 – Sunday, January 19, 2020

Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders. (15 hours)

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO

Location: The Radisson Downtown, Bismarck, ND

Phone: 701-255-6000

Location:

Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Contact:

Dr. Jon Dominique
drjondominique@gmail.com

Registration: here


Thursday April 25, 2019, 5 pm – 9 pm

Differential Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Posture & Balance with Motor Control Exercise (4 hours)

Instructor: Steven Weiniger, DC, CPEP 

 


Friday, April 26, 2019, 8 am – 11 am

Radiology Review of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (3 hours)

Instructor: Robert Cote, DC, DACBR

 


Friday, April 26, 2019, 11 am – 12 noon

Spinal Imaging and the Differential Diagnosis of Permanent Spinal Ligament Laxity and Its Clinical Correlation (1 hour)

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, FACO

 


Friday, April 26, 2019, 1 pm – 3 pm

How to Survive a Deposition (2 hours)

Instructor: Leanne Cupon, DC, DACRB, DABFP and Warren Jahn, DC, MPS, DABCO

 


Friday, April 26, 2019, 3 pm – 5 pm

Differential Diagnosis and Management of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (2 hours)

Instructor: Hyun Kim, DMD, DC, DACO

 


Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8 – 12 noon and 1 pm – 5 pm

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Efficiency in Orthopedic and Neurological Testing (8 hours)

Instructor:  K. Jeffrey Miller, DC, FACO

Saturday, September 21 – Sunday, September 22, 2019: KCA Fall Convention

Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders. (10 hours)

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO

Location:

30 Hazel Avenue (top floor)
Bridgeport, CT

Contact:

Claire Frisbie
Connecticut Chiropractic Association
 

Register Here

The cost is $300 per seminar.


Saturday, May 18 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

Saturday noon – 6 pm

Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain.(6 hours)

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, FACO

Sunday 8 am - noon

Evaluation and Management of Foot and Ankle Conditions.(4 hours)

Instructor: Ed Glaser, DPM


August 10-11, 2019

Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders. (10 hours)

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO


August 10-11, 2019

Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders. (10 hours)

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO


September 14-15, 2019

Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions. (10 hours)

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, FACO or James Demetrious, DC, FACO


Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13, 2019

Saturday

Differential Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Posture & Balance with Motor Control Exercise.(6 hours)

Instructor: Steven Weiniger, DC, CPEP

Sunday

Pain Management and Tissue Healing: From onset to resolution with laser therapy. (4 hours)

Instructor: Nelson Marquina, DC, Ph.D.


November 16-17, 2019

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems.(10 hours)

Instructor: Brandon Steele DC, FACO

PCA Annual Convention 2019

Location: Pittsburgh Marriott City Center | Pittsburgh, PA

Dates: October 19-20, 2019

Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders

Instructor: Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO (10 hours).

Contact:

Lindsay Walter
CE & Convention Coordinator
Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association
1335 North Front St, 2nd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17102
P: 717-232-5762 | F: 717-232-8368


Location: State College facility for November, March, and April

November 16-17, 2019

Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Efficiency in Orthopedic and Neurological Testing. (10 hours)

Instructor: K. Jeffrey Miller, DC, FACO


Location: State College facility for November, March, and April

March 7-8, 2020

Saturday: Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain (6 hours)

Instructor: James J. Lehman, DC, FACO

Sunday: Evaluation and Management of Foot and Ankle Conditions (4 hours)

Instructor: Ed Glaser, DPM


April 4-5, 2020

Saturday: Differential Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Posture & Balance with Motor Control Exercise (6 hours)

Instructor: Steven Weiniger, DC, CPEP

Sunday: Pain Management and Tissue Healing: From onset to resolution with laser therapy (4 hours)

Instructor: Nelson Marquina, DC, Ph.D.


PCA Annual Convention 2020

Location: Kalahari Resort in the Poconos.

Dates: May 2-3, 2020

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems (10 hours)

Instructor: Brandon Steele DC, FACO

SCC August 15-18, 2019: 

Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (10 hours)

James Demetrious, DC, FACO

Location: Murfreesboro, TN. 

December 7-8, 2019: 

Whiplash Associated Disorders: The Pathway from Acute to Chronic Pain (6 hours). James J. Lehman, DC, FACO 

Sunday: Evaluation and Management of Foot and Ankle Conditions (4 hours). Ed Glaser, DPM

Location: Nashville School of Law

April 4-5, 2020:

 Best Practices for Managing LBP and Lower Extremity Disorders (10 hours). 

Tim Bertelsman DC, CCSP, FACO. 

Location: Pigeon Forge, TN.


May 2-3, 2020: 

Differential Diagnosis & Rehabilitation of Posture & Balance with Motor Control Exercise (6 hours). Steven Weiniger, DC, CPEP

Sunday: Pain Management and Tissue Healing: From onset to resolution with laser therapy (4 hours) Nelson Marquina, DC, Ph.D.


August 20-23, 2020: 

Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems (10 hours) Brandon Steele DC, FACO 

Contact:

Laura Bratcher

Education & Events Coordinator

(615) 383-6231

www.tnchiro.com

Registration


Contact us for information regarding future seminars or start online today!

 

Fees


  • Ten-hour weekend seminars: $300

 

Total Program Hours Available

Orthopedics Specialty (300 hours total required)
Onsite 50 hours
Online 250 hours

Videos

Interview with Dr. James Lehman

Director, Health Sciences Postgraduate Education at University of Bridgeport

(203) 576-4880