Meet Dr. Billings

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Dr. Sean P. Billings, D.C., F.I.A.M.A.


Selected Occupational History

• Clinical Director, Chiropractor, Premier Alternative Health Center, PC Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2002 – Present

• Consultant, Chiropractic/ Acupuncture, Auto Injury Solutions, Colorado Springs, Colorado 2012 - 2013

• Adjunct Associate Instructor – Nursing Department, National University, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2006 – 2007

• Staff Clinician, Chiropractor, Cramer Health Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2001 - 2002

• Staff Intern, Chiropractor, Palmer College of Chiropractic West, Benton Clinic San Jose, California 2000 - 2001

• Staff Intern, Chiropractor, San Jose Outreach Clinic, San Jose, California 2001 - 2001

• Staff Intern, Chiropractor, Hispanic Family Outreach Clinic, San Jose, California 2001 - 2001

• Staff Intern, Chiropractor, Drug Rehab Outreach Clinic, San Jose, California 2000 – 2000


Education and Licensure

• Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Colorado, License 5225, 2002 – Present

• Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer West College of Chiropractic, San Jose California, 2002

• National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1999

• National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2000

• National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2000

• National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2001

• National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2001

• Associate of Science, Science, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, 1998


Selected Post-Graduate Education, Certifications and Diplomats

• Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Principles and Application, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Advanced analysis and integration of pathobiomechanics as sequella to trauma in clinical practice and documentation. PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Las Vegas NV 2013

• Evidenced Based Practice, Integrating indexed peer reviewed research as evidence into clinical practice related to trauma and the creation of a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Las Vegas NV 2013

• Integrating Clinical Findings in Admissible Documentation, Combining clinical, radiographic, electrodiagnostic and MRI findings to conclude a diagnosis and reporting accurately through admissible documentation. Diagnosis includes head, spine and disc pathology as sequella to trauma, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Las Vegas NV 2013

• MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013

• MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. New York Chiropractic Council, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013

• MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013

• MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013

• MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013

• MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2013

• Sports Physical Certification, Information on Pre-Participation Physical Examinations (PPE) for student athletes in Colorado. Certifications also enhances the education and clinic judgment to perform such physicals, covers goals and content of PPE, patient history and physical examination, guidelines for student sports participation in Colorado, legal precautions, appropriate PPE forms, health care provider level CPR training. Colorado Chiropractic Association. Denver, Colorado,2002, 2004,2006, 2012

• Covering the Bases of Workers Compensation, Pinnacol Insurance, Provides insight in workplace violence and how to protect yourself, your staff, and your practice, assessing causality in workers’ compensation, psychology components of delayed recovery, evidence-based alternative approaches toward optimal outcomes, and new opioid education program. The University of Colorado School of Medicine. Denver, Colorado 2012

• Chiropractic Clinical Nutrition, A focus on nutritional supplements for chiropractic practice, documentation and evidence supporting supplement use. Colorado Chiropractic Association. Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2012

• New View for Chronic Pain Patients, Identify the physiologic and anatomic basis for chronic pain. Understand the natural history of pain and define the expectations for the physician and injured worker. Identify behavior issues affecting an injured worker, which the injured worker may present and correlate with diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders fourth edition diagnosis. Understand the origin, diagnosis and treatment of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Develop an understanding of degenerative changes and body structures and their relationship to the performance or work and injury pattern manifestations. Develop a better understanding of medical marijuana interface with chronic pain management and workplace issues. Understand the difference between the legal and medical definitions of causation and aggravation. University of Colorado School of Medicine. Denver, Colorado, 2011

• Division of Workers’ Compensation level 1 accreditation. Certification covering the documentation, record keeping and treatment parameters when dealing with work Compensation patients in the state of Colorado. Department of Labor, Division of Workers’ Compensation. Denver, Colorado, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011

• Sports Physical Certification, Covers information on Pre-Participation Physical Examinations (PPE) for student athletes in Colorado. Certifications also enhances the education and clinic judgment to perform such physicals, covers goals and content of PPE, patient history and physical examination, guidelines for student sports participation in Colorado, legal precautions, appropriate PPE forms, health care provider level CPR training. Capstone America. Denver, Colorado, 2010

• Foundational Laboratory Analysis. The use of Laboratory analysis for prescribing nutritional supplementation, using and evidence based approach. Texas Chiropractic College. Denver, Colorado, 2010.

• Science based nutrition, cancer and chelation. Instructions on specific treatment protocols established after using standard blood, urine, and additional testing, add in the treatment of different cancer patients. Advanced laboratory analysis cancer, chelation, and hormones. Read and interpret blood, urine toxic minerals, and hair analyses. Texas Chiropractic College. Denver, Colorado, 2009.

• Basics of nutrition 101,102, 103, 113, 114: Foundations of clinical nutrition and treatment protocols for common nutritional problems in a general practice office. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2008. • Practical Spinal and Extremity analysis and Adjusting for the Clinical Chiropractor. The gait cycle: the concept of foot pronation, gait analysis, postural/visual indicators, muscle testing, understanding orthotic hard and soft orthotics, prescribing and casting. Anatomy, common conditions, adjustments and rehabilitation/ exercises for: foot, ankle, knees, hips/pelvis/lumbar, T/L transition area thoracic spine, tmj/ occiput/cervical, shoulder/rib/elbow, wrist/hand/finger. Colorado Chiropractic Association, 2007

• Whiplash Associated Disorders, Program includes frontal, side and rear-end crashes: types of injuries seen in a DC practice, speed threshold for injuries, validating low speed injuries, damage to vehicles doesn’t equal injury. Biomechanical factors of injuries, human factors influencing injury, diagnosis and management strategies, when to discharge, prognosis, and written reports, and literature validation of Chiropractic. Western States Chiropractic College Denver, Colorado, 2006.

• Rules 22 Documentation, Information on the requirements of documentation in the state of Colorado, including minimum standards and the gold standard for the industry. Colorado Chiropractic Association. Denver, Colorado, 2005

• Diagnostic Imaging Update ongoing series for the Chiropractic Physician, Part I radiological evaluation of tumors and tumor-like lesions. Radiological and pathological review of neoplastic disease of the skeletal system. Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2004.

• Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Post graduate studies covering the training of acupuncture by a medical provider 150 hour course. IAMA. Dallas, Texas, 2002-2003.

• In Search of MMI, Course sponsored by the AMA in how to establish maximum medical improvement in a clinic setting. Health One, Genesee, Colorado 2002.

• Diagnostic Imaging Update ongoing series for the Chiropractic Physician, Cervical spine trauma. Radiological and pathological review of cervical spine trauma. Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2002


SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

• Instructor, Pathology: Introduction to pathology for nursing student. National University, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2007.

• Instructor, Anatomy: Introduction to anatomy for nursing student. National University, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2006.

• Presenter, Chiropractic Treatment in the Division of Workers’ Compensation. Pinnicol Insurance, Denver, Colorado 2005.

• Presenter, Chiropractic and Pregnancy, Family Practice, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2004, 2005

• Certified Instructor , Child and Infant CPR, American Red Cross , San Jose, California 1999 - 2001

• Certified Instructor , First Aid, American Red Cross , San Jose, California 1999 - 2001 • Certified Instructor , Adult CPR, American Red Cross , San Jose, California 1999 - 2001


SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

• Pike Peak Wrestling Officials Association 2002-Present

• Colorado Wrestling Association 2002- Present

• PPWOA Executive Board 2002- Present

• CWOA Advisory Board 2013- Present

• Colorado Chiropractic Association 2002-2012

• California Chiropractic Association Member 2000-2002

• American Chiropractic Association Member 2001-2002

• American Red Cross: Advisory Board of Directors Volunteer Chair 2003-2004


SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

• Spot Light Award, American Red Cross (2001-2002)

• Eagle Scout (1989)


SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

• Boy Scouts of America, Scout Master, Assistant Scout Master 2002-2010.

• American Red Cross: Advisory Board of Directors Volunteer Chair 2003-2004

• Special Olympics Rugby Finals 2000

• Sub-For- Santa 1996

• Irvine Homeless Shelter 1989

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