Advanced Lyme Disease & Chronic Illness: The Mechanisms and Biomarkers in Clinical Practice

May 18, 2019 9:00 AM - May 19, 2019 2:00 PM (EDT)

Description

Presented by Shannon D. Smith, DC, CCN, CCSMS, MAPS

This 12 CE seminar will approach all facets of Lyme disease from acute vs chronic patient presentations, co-infections, how to properly evaluate, test, and make significant impact in your patients health and recovery from this devastating disease. This seminar will build on the previous Lyme seminar given last year, however, the first time lyme seminar attendee will be comfortable since an overview of previous topics will be covered.

Topics to be covered: 

  • Why present blood tests are confusing, and often show false negatives in Lyme diagnosis
  • Immune recovery and re-regulation, through a functional medicine evaluation and supplementation approach
  • How to implement nutritional protocols with chiropractic philosophy in chronic disease with research backed nutritional protocols that you can implement on Monday
  • PTLDS, post treatment Lyme disease syndrome, and how to help the chronic Lyme patient move to a path of health and recovery when antibiotics failed
  • Learn why, in many cases, antibiotics alone don't resolve the entire Lyme problem

Additional content includes primary discussions in advanced clinical presentations in Lyme and co-infections: 

  • MCAS-Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
  • MTOR-Mammalian target of rapamycin regulation
  • POTS- Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • IBS- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • SIBO- Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth
  • CFS- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • PANS- Pediatric (and adult) Acute onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome and other dysautonomia
  • Lyme in Autism.

Dr. Shannon Smith is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and is board certified in Clinical Nutrition. He has 23+ years of experience helping patients regain their health through conservative and holistic approaches utilizing Functional Medicine, Chiropractic, diet modifications and nutritional support. He has attended over 660 postgraduate hours of nutritional training, and is trained to not just treat symptoms but to find and fix the cause of the problem. He is also one of only a few Doctors of Chiropractic to be invited to MED MAPS certification (Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs) specializing in Autism Spectrum support and evaluation.


12 CE Approved in PA, MD, DE & OH, pending NJ

Saturday, May 18:   9:00a - 4:00p (6 CE, hour lunch break on own)

Sunday, May 19:     8:00a - 2:00p (6 CE)

 

Location

Crowne Plaza Phila-King of Prussia

260 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA, 19406, United States

610-865-7500

Amphitheatre

Pricing



Through 5/5

After 5/5

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Non-member$249$279
CA/Staff/Patient$99$129

Early Bird discount will be automatically applied at checkout.


Contact Information

Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association
Name: Lindsay Walter
Phone: 717-232-5762
Email: ceconvention@pennchiro.org

Early Bird rates through May 5 automatically applied at checkout


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