Dr Mark Feldman

Session Title:

Adapting Practice for the Ageing Practice: A Clinician's Synopsis

This presentation will highlight three significant changes in the ageing patient that present in clinical practice – cognitive impairment, osteoporosis and degenerative joint disease.  Cognitive impairment affects the accurate exchange of information throughout the taking of the case history. Osteoporosis and degenerative joint disease may require modifications to the clinician’s technique selection. This presentation will highlight the changes that occur in the patient, and the adaptations that can assist the supervising clinician.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Describe and explain the causes and mechanisms of cognitive impairment
  • Present safe and reliable modifications to successfully manage the patient presenting with cognitive impairment
  • Describe and explain the causes and mechanisms of osteoporosis
  • Present safe and reliable modifications to successfully manage the patient presenting with osteoporosis
  • Describe and explain the causes and mechanisms of degenerative joint disease
  • present safe and reliable modifications to successfully manage the patient presenting with degenerative joint disease.

 

Biography:

mark feldman 2018Born, raised and educated in New York, Mark has been a chiropractor for over 30 years.  Since migrating to Adelaide in 1997, the former Associate Professor at New York Chiropractic College has successfully managed a dual career in private practice and chiropractic education.  This unique skill set has earned him positions on editorial boards, peer-review committees and practitioner tribunals.

Since retiring from practice in 2013, Mark has served as a chiropractic business coach and a Senior Lecturer in the Master’s Program at Central Queensland University.  He coordinates multiple projects for CAA.  Mark has been an Activator Instructor for 20 years, and currently serves as the Regional Director of Activator Methods International.