Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle Program 2012

The ICA Council on Wellness Lifestyle Science has announced a Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle Practitioner Program for 2012. The ICA began a Chiropractic Wellness Certification series in 2008. This years courses will be held in Las Vegas, Boston, and Kansas City.

The Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle Program provides extensive instruction in a scientifically relevant, clinically practical format, addressing advanced aspects of wellness and optimal health in the context of the chiropractic paradigm.

Module 1: Scientific & Philosophical Validation of the Chiropractic Wellness Paradigm

  • Defining Wellness with respect to research, patient assessment, and clinical analysis and intervention
  • Identifying structural and neurophysiological effects of VSC in adaptive (stress) physiology and illness
  • Reviewing referenced literature, identifying scientific evidence relating chiropractic’s health promotion and illness prevention benefits in relation to chiropractic adjustments and optimizing spinal motion
  • Coordinating clinically relevant, practical approaches to successfully integrate wellness into your practice

Module 2: Wellness Nutrition and Natural Health

  • Clarifying the body’s innate genetic requirements for nutritional content and nutrient sufficiency
  • Studying the physiological impact of the standard “Western Diet with metabolic acidosis, insulin resistance, probiotic deficiencies, fatty acid metabolism, and other concerns
  • Reviewing the toxic effects of food additives, preservatives, household products, and industrial chemicals
  • Research findings identifying health promoting and illness preventing benefits of innately balanced and sufficient nutritional choices

Module 3: Wellness Physical Fitness and Spinal Hygiene

  • Addressing the body’s innate genetic requirements for optimal physical fitness and energy expenditure
  • Understanding physiological repercussions of sedentary patterns including brain function, body composition, and immune system integrity
  • Highlighting beneficial impacts of exercise and spinal hygiene on proprioception, neuromuscular integrity, organ function, learning and emotional health
  • Introducing exercise and training approaches for spinal hygiene, functional restoration and spinal health

Module 4: Wellness State of Mind, Emotional Health, and the Secrets of Eliciting Patient Lifestyle Change

  • Understanding neurophysiological ramifications of emotional and physical stress, including adaptive physiology in the context of the multiple structural and physiological elements of subluxation complex
  • Identifying interactions of somato- and psycho-neuroimmunology and neurophysiology in health and illness
  • Reviewing scientific literature highlighting health promotion and illness prevention benefits of positive mental attitude and congruent belief systems
  • Outlining optimal approaches and proactive applications for implementing human behavior change through transforming attitude and actions toward wellness-congruent lifestyle changes in patient case management

Credentialed by the ICA Council on Wellness Lifestyle Science
Seminar Hours: Saturday 12 noon – 8pm & Sunday 8am – 1pm

Feb 11-12 Module 1
Apr. 28-29 Module 2
June 23-24 Module 3
Aug. 25-26 Module 4

March 24-25 Module 1
May 19-20 Module 2
Aug. 18-19 Module 3
Nov. 3-4 Module 4

June 2-3 Module 1
Ju1y 7-8 Module 2
Sept. 15-16 Module 3
Oct. 20-21 Module 4

ICA Council on Wellness Lifestyle Science
6400 Arlington Blvd., Suite 800
Falls Church, VA 22042

Phone: 800-423-4690 or 703-528-5000
Fax: 703-528-5023

Continuing education credit available via Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, California.