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Advanced Medicolegal Documentation for the Chiropractor: AMA Guidelines

Dr. Todd Cielo DC, CCEP

Credit Hours: 2



This curriculum will cover subjective findings which correlate with objective documentation from the Doctor’s offices and diagnostic procedures. It will show the physican how to utilize the AMA guidelines for evaluation of ligament laxity. It will demonstrate how to utilize AMA guides for concrete clarity of injury permanency, DRE differentiators, and subtle differences of the 4th, 5th and 6th editions. It will show the significance of ligament laxity in coding (M24.28), objective documentation, AMA guides and permanency/impairment in the injury arena. This course will cover how to measure ligament laxity (M24.28) and differentiate with the AMA guidelines and demonstrate x-ray analysis per the AMA guidelines and court room mannerisms.

Approved In The Following States

  • PACE
  • Life
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida

PACE Approved States

  • Alaska
  • District of Columbia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Life Approved States

  • Delaware
  • Illinois
PACE and Life Approved