CCEP II: Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting w/ W. Johnson, DC (May 6-7, 15hrs)

Improve your ability to diagnose and treat subluxations of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs


May 6, 2017 - 8:00 am


May 7, 2017 - 2:00 pm


LifeWest Campus: 25001 Industrial Blvd, Hayward, CA, 94545   View map

Stand out from the crowd – Treat complex extremity cases!

We are proud to partner with the Council on Extremity Adjusting (CEA) as
the West coast location for the Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP) seminar series.
DCs may register for individual seminars or the full CCEP series.

Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting   –   Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner

Learn a whole new approach to diagnosing shoulder, arm and hand subluxations, entrapments and thoracic outlet syndromes. Truly learn how to find and fix these maladies utilizing time tested doctor techniques. Save patients from surgery and learn when it is needed. Say good-bye to carpal tunnel syndrome and learn why other doctors fail at treating it. Understand why the hand is one of the three most muscularly imbalanced areas of the body. Understand how to quit hurting yourself when you adjust your patients and enjoy practice. Discover the measurements used on x-ray to lock in your diagnosis and take it to court.


Improve learners’ abilities to diagnose and treat subluxations of the shoulder girdle, elbow, wrist, and hand.

Seminar Schedule

Saturday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free Materials for Attendees

Attendees will receive a copy of the Council on Extremity Adjusting (CEA)’s book, Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting, a $35 value.

This book is the starting point to becoming the upper extremity adjusting expert. It addresses complex issues of the upper extremities and provides great detail on treating:

  • thoracic outlet syndromes,
  • cervico-brachial syndromes,
  • nerve entrapment syndromes,
  • frozen shoulder, impingement,
  • carpal tunnel syndrome,
  • and more.

15 hours unless otherwise indicated

Chiropractic Continuing Education (CE)

State CE Available/Approval #
California PENDING
Colorado No application required*
Connecticut No application required*
Delaware No application required*
District of Columbia No application required**
Georgia No application required*
Hawaii APPROVED 15 hrs
HI 17-066
Idaho No application required*
Illinois No application required*
(60 minute hours)
Indiana No application required*
(60 minute hours)
Iowa No application required*
Maryland No application required*
Michigan No application required*
Montana No application required*
Nebraska No application required*
New Mexico No application required*
Ohio No application required*
Oregon No application required*
Rhode Island No application required*
South Carolina No application required*
(60 minute hours)
Utah No application required*
Vermont No application required*
Virginia No application required*
Washington No application required*
Wyoming No application required*

*Some licensing boards do not require an application when a program is sponsored by an institution accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education.  Life Chiropractic College West cannot warrant that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s).  Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.

DISCLAIMER FOR THE STATE OF MISSOURI: Approval of this course is not acknowledgment or ruling by the Board that the methods taught in this course are recognized and approved by the Board as the appropriate practice of chiropractic as defined in Section 331.010, RSMo.

Time Category Content
08:00 – 09:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Introduction of Upper Extremity, mechanism of thoracic outlet syndromes, & cervicobrachial syndromes.
09:00 – 10:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Chiropractic and orthopedic testing for T/O and C/B syndromes. X-ray views appropriate and measurements of significance.
10:00 – 11:00 Adjustive Technique Discussion: Shoulder girdle, sternoclavicular, acromioclavicular separations and scapula response with C-spine and arm.
11:00 – 12:00 Adjustive Technique Adjustive Technique for sternoclavicular, acromioclavicular joints & scapula.
12:00 – 01:00 Lunch
01:00 – 02:00 Adjustive Technique Stabilization of S/C, A/C joints and scapula with exercises.
02:00 – 03:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Discussion: Shoulder subluxations, Subacromial Bursa, Coracoid Process, Lesser Tubercle, Greater Tubercle, Transverse Ligament, Anterior Joint Capsule, Sub- Bursa, Shoulder Strength Ratios, Shoulder Muscle Tests.
03:00 – 04:00 Adjustive Technique Adjustive Technique for shoulder subluxations:

  • Anterior,
  • Inferior,
  • Posterior,
  • Impingement, and
  • Biceps tendon.
04:00 – 05:00 Adjustive Technique Stabilization for shoulder instability and exercises with motions to avoid.
05:00 – 06:00 Adjustive Technique Discussion and Treatment: Elbow Nerve Entrapment Syndromes of the Ulnar and Nerve Entrapment Syndromes of the Median Nerve.
Time Category Content
08:00 – 09:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis X-rays of the Elbow and its normal alignment. Review of surgical approaches to elbow problems.
09:00 – 10:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Discussion: Ulna and Radius chiropractic and orthopedic tests.
10:00 – 11:00 Adjustive Technique Adjustive technique for the four types of elbows subluxations.
11:00 – 12:00 Adjustive Technique Stabilization and exercises for the elbow.
12:00 – 01:00 Adjustive Technique Discussion: Anterior Carpals, Posterior Carpals, Metacarpals, Phalanges including chiropractic and orthopedic tests. Surgical approaches to wrist and hand problems.
01:00 – 02:00 Adjustive Technique Adjustive technique for Anterior Carpals, Posterior Carpals, Metacarpals and
Phalanges. Review of course.

Discounted Registrations

  • CCEPs: Current CCEPs quality for discounted registration until two (2) weeks before the event. CCEP registrations will be sent to CEA in advance of the course. Any CCEP registrants not in good standing with CEA will be charged the difference of their registration total on site, prior to the start of the seminar.
  • Students: Students are encourage to register at the steeply discounted rate for individual courses or the entire series. Non-LCCW students must provide verification of current enrollment at a CCE-accredited college prior to the course’s start date.
  • LCCW Students: LCCW students who would like to attend the CCEP Series may schedule a payment plan with the CE office. Visit office 137 between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to sign up.


There will be an hour break for lunch Saturday, however lunch is not provided. There is no lunch break Sunday between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm, when the course concludes.

Coffee will be provided both days.

CCEP Series Schedule

DCs may register for individual seminars or the full CCEP series.  See Life West CCEP for details.

Advanced Principles of TMJ, Ribs & Shoulder Girdle April 1-2
Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting May 6-7
Advanced Principles of Lower Extremity Adjusting July 22-23
Advanced Principle of Foot, Gait and Orthotics August 12-13
Soft Tissue Methods for the Spine & Extremities October 14-15
Advanced Principles of Extremity Rehabilitation November 18-19
Global Assessment of the Extremities December 2-3



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