Total CME Credit Hours: 12 Category I (Formal)
The 2023 Heartland Symposium promises to be a unique, fast-paced, dynamic, multi-disciplinary learning experience. Attendees will enjoy a faster format that includes a new topic and a new speaker every two hours.
12 CME Hours (Category I)
Don't miss this opportunity to see your colleagues and improve clinical expertise, multidisciplinary collaboration, and office referrals. There will be limited registration availability, so do not wait! Register today!
|Spine Surgery Handout (Dr. Rutz) (529.2 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Disc Arthroplasty Handout (Dr. Rutz) (4.2 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Tim Bertelsman is the co-founder of ChiroUp. He graduated with honors from Logan College of Chiropractic and has been practicing in Belleville, IL since 1992. He has lectured nationally on various clinical and business topics and has been published extensively. Dr. Bertelsman is also a post-graduate instructor for the University of Bridgeport Orthopedic Diplomate program and is a member of the NCMIC Speakers’ Bureau. He has served in several leadership positions and is the former president of the Illinois Chiropractic Society. Dr. Bertelsman also received ICS Chiropractor of the Year in 2019.
Dr. Steele is in private practice at Premier Rehab in the greater St. Louis area. He also serves on the executive board of the ICS as the first Vice President. He has been certified in Motion Palpation, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Active Release Technique, and McKenzie Directional Therapy and is Board Certified in Chiropractic Orthopedics . Dr Steele is a co-founder of ChiroUp.
Kevin D. Rutz is an orthopedist in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including SSM Select Rehabilitation Hospital and Mercy Hospital South. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years
Dr. Sadeghipour is a Physician-Scientist, Anesthesiologist, Intensivist, and Interventional Pain Doctor.
He completed his postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Surgical Internship at Harvard Medical School’s affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital. He completed his Anesthesiology Resident and Critical Care Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Interventional Pain Management at Keck Medicine of University of Southern California. Clinical Anesthesiology Faculty at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
Dr. Ray Foxworth, DC, FICC, is the founder and CEO of ChiroHealthUSA. For over 35 years he worked "in the trenches" facing challenges with billing, coding, documentation and compliance in his practice. He is a former Medical Compliance Specialist and currently serves as chairman of The Chiropractic Summit, at-large board member of the Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan, board member of the Cleveland College Foundations, and excutive board member of the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress. He is the former Staff Chiropractor at the G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center and past chairman of the Mississippi Department of Health.
Dr. Joseph Yazdi is an engaging, innovating, and experienced neurosurgeon who is committed to providing exceptional outcomes for his patients. He practices a patient centered approach which emphasizes the care of the whole person.
The 2023 ICS Heartland Symposium room rate at the Four Points Sheraton is $105. Rooms are limited and the rate is available until sold out.
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For the past decade, Dr. Brandon Steele and Dr. Tim Bertelsman and their team have been harvesting best-practice protocols from emerging literature. As new data is published, the team updates the corresponding condition management “recipe.” This fast-paced and entertaining 2-hour presentation will cover what the past 24 months of literature have revealed about the best practice management for the most common clinical presentations.
This course will include demonstrations of the essential skills for successfully managing the most common MSK complaints. This workshop will review current “best practices” for evaluating, treating, and directing simple in-office or home-based rehab. Attendees will leave this class with greater understanding and confidence about how to manage the most common presenting problems.
This session is sponsored by ChiroUP.
Join Dr. Rutz as he discusses just exactly what conditions spine surgeons can improve, what conditions are more likely to respond to other types of intervention, and how collaborative relationships can produce greatly improved patient outcomes.
This session is sponsored by St. Louis Orthopedic Specialists.
Join your fellow chiropractic phsycians and industry supporters for lunch in Salon E. Use this time to reconnect with old friends and network with new connections!
Join Dr. Sadeghipour as he discusses the physiology of pain and its classifications. He will delve into difficult pain syndromes you may see in your chiropractic physician office and when it is best to help manage the patient by collaborating with an interventional pain specialist using interventional pain management procedures.
This session is sponsored by Associated Physicians Group.
You won't want to miss Dr. Ray Foxworth's informative talk. Drawing from his personal experience as part of a multidisciplinary spine center and the VA Medical Center, Dr. Foxworth will reveal the valuable lessons he learned on how to successfully integrate and improve patient care using a multidisciplinary approach. Dr. Foxworth will use the framework of his journey from having to advocate for chiropractic care to establishing a high-quality partnership with a multidisciplinary spine center to explain the workings of coordinated care. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from a seasoned chiropractic physician about the real life benefits of collaborative patient management!
This session is sponsored by ChiroHealth USA.
Join Dr. Yazdi as he discusses how to enhance your chiropractic physician practice by collaborating with and referring to pain management and spine surgeons when medically indicated. Dr. Yazdi will cover the different types of pain management injections and their best use for various conditions. Dr. Yazdi will shed light on, “Just what do those surgeons do, anyway?” to help bridge the two professions and maximize patient outcomes.
Session sponsored by ARCH Neurosurgery.
This presentation provides essential clinical and business skills for garnering abundant patient and MD referrals. Healthcare is changing, and outcomes now define success. Regardless of who is ultimately paying for your care, they want results! This presentation is packed with ideas to help you maximize referrals and thrive in business.
This session is sponsored by ChiroUP.
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