CCEP III: Advanced Principles of Lower Extremity Adjusting (Nov 17-18, 15hrs)

Two-day, hands-on course covering the mechanical chain of events in the lower extremities & how joint subluxations affect posture & gait. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs


November 17, 2018 - 8:00 am


November 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm


Life Chiropractic College West, 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 Lower Extremity Adjusting – Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner

Module III of the Extremities Practitioner series teaches effective techniques to diagnose and correct subluxations of the lower extremities.  This hands-on course covers the mechanical chain of events in the lower extremities, and how joint subluxations affect posture and gait.


  • Improve the learners’ ability to diagnose lower extremity subluxations encountered in practice; and
  • Improve the learners’ ability to treat lower extremity subluxations encountered in practice.

Seminar Schedule

Saturday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

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**
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*
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 the Extremities
  • Referred pain syndromes and their relation to the spine
  • Mechanics of the Lower Extremities
09:00 – 10:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Discussion: Biomechanical alterations of posture in the lower extremity affect the balance of the pelvis and the spine:

  • Pronation, and
  • Supination
10:00 – 11:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Review/introduce X-ray views of the hip and their measurements on film
11:00 – 12:00 Adjustive Technique Discussions:

  • Muscle strength ratios,
  • Major muscle tests for the hip & knee,
  • Orthopedic tests of the hip, and
  • Range of motion
12:00 – 01:00 Lunch
01:00 – 02:00 Adjustive Technique Adjustments of the hip:

  • Internal, and
  • External
02:00 – 03:00 Adjustive Technique Stabilization & Taping
03:00 – 04:00 Adjustive Technique Discussions:

  • Patella,
  • Chondro-Malacia,
  • Patella,
  • Q-Angle,
  • Knee,
  • Knee Palpation,
  • Tibia, and
  • Fibula
04:00 – 05:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis X-Ray views and measurements.
05:00 – 06:00 Adjustive Technique Techniques for adjusting the:

  • Patella,
  • Knee,
  • Tibia, and
  • Fibula
Time Category Content
08:00 – 09:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Shin Splints, Knee Supports, Stabilization and Taping
09:00 – 10:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosis Discussions: Talus, Calcaneus, Navicular, Cuboid, and Remaining Tarsals
10:00 – 11:00 Exam Procedures / Diagnosi Chiropractic and Orthopedic tests
11:00 – 12:00 Adjustive Techniques Techniques to adjust the Talus, Calcaneus, Navicular, Cuboid, and Remaining Tarsals
12:00 – 01:00 Adjustive Technique Discussions: Foot Subluxations of Metatarsals and Phalanges
01:00 – 02:00 Adjustive Technique Techniques to adjust the Foot Metatarsals, and Phalanges of Foot, Taping and Orthotic Theory

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.
  • 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.

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



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