Academy of Chiropractic Personal Injury & Primary Spine Care Program

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From the Desk of Dr. Mark Studin
Academy of Chiropractic
Preamble: many of these issues are small, yet each issue is just that… an issue. If you take care of the small issues, then the larger issues often take care of themselves and you can focus on the larger issues… a larger, more profitable practice and more family time.

“Modic 1 & Modic 2”

One way I prove new injury
“The “Holy Crap” moment is when you realize you are smarter.   Mark Studin 2017

Thanks to Dr. Nick Muthart in Florida for these images. 

The large arrow on the saggital T2 weighted image on the inferior border of T11 is a Modic 2, very low signal that verifies there is a pre-existing condition. The small arrow on the superior anterior part of T12 is a Modic 1, indicating inflammation and new trauma.

This is a demonstrative evidence of a new injury superimposed on an old one. If you can see this and have the credentials, which now includes BOTH the MRI spine interpretation course AND the Mini-Fellowship in MRI with Dr. Peyster you are virtually BULLETPROOF. 

If you have neither, you are just another “wannabee” chiropractor practicing the “ol’ chiro 1-step, 2-step.” 



Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chiropractic, University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic
Adjunct Professor, Division of Clinical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College
Educational Presenter, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Joint Partnership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

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