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.
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 #|
|Colorado||No application required*|
|Connecticut||No application required*|
|Delaware||No application required*|
|District of Columbia||No application required**|
|Georgia||No application required*|
|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*|
|Massachusetts||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.
|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:
|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.|
|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.
- 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.
- Life West Students: Life West 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 long break each Saturday for lunch. Bring your own lunch or travel to nearby restaurants during the break. There is no lunch break on Sunday.
Coffee and snacks will be provided both days.
2018-2019 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||September 15-16, 2018|
|Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting||October 13-14, 2018|
|Advanced Principles of Lower Extremity Adjusting||November 17-18, 2018|
|Advanced Principle of Foot, Gait and Orthotics||December 1, 2018|
|Soft Tissue Methods for the Spine & Extremities||January 12, 2019|
|Advanced Principles of Extremity Rehabilitation||February 9, 2019|
|Global Assessment of the Extremities||March 9, 2019|