Professional Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. SHANE R. CONRAD DC, DACBSP, DAc

Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Sports Specialist, Acupuncturist

FORMAL EDUCATION

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College   Toronto, ON                          Sept. 1999 – Jun. 2003

  • Graduated as an inaugural member of the Integrated Chiropractic Curriculum Revision June 22nd, 2003. This curriculum was designed to provide students with a full year of clinical experience after three years of practical education

Acadia University   Wolfville, NS                                                                Sept. 1993 – May 1997

  • Awarded a B.P.E. in Exercise Studies and Athletic Therapy, May 1997.
  • Graduated with Distinction and presented the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Undergraduate Award for the top academic student in the Physical Education program.
  • Received Dean’s List standing 1993-97.
  • Granted an Acadia University Faculty Entrance Scholarship – Sept. 1993.
  • Relevant coursework: Worked extensively as a student athletic therapist with the varsity football, soccer, and volleyball teams. Also volunteered extensively in the on-campus physiotherapy clinic and tutored students as a lab assistant.

Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners     Denver, CO                                          Nov. 2005

  • Successfully attained licensure to uphold and maintain the standards of the practice of Chiropractic under the state statues as laid out by the Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners in the State of Colorado.
  • Original licensure date: November 21st, 2005. License CHR-5831
  • Current status: ACTIVE

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners     Greeley, CO                      Mar. 2004 – Nov. 2004

  • Successfully completed parts I, II, III, and IV examinations of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
  • Certificate # 108393

College of Chiropractors of Ontario     Toronto, ON                                Sept. 2003 – Dec. 2005

  • Successfully obtained licensure to uphold and maintain the standards of the practice of Chiropractic under the provincial statutes laid out by the College of Chiropractors of Ontario.
  • Original licensure date: Sept. 13th, 2003
  • Current status: INACTIVE

Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board     Toronto, ON                           Apr. 2003 – Jul. 2003

  • Successful completion of the Written Cognitive Skills Examination on April 5th, 2003. Certificate # 7855.
  • Successful completion of the Clinical Skills Examination on July 11th, 2003. Certificate # 7677.
  • Successful Completion of the Chiropractic Acupuncture Examination – March, 2010 Certificate # 62879

 

RELEVANT CHIROPRACTIC EXPERIENCE

 

Spine and Sport Center / Conrad Chiropractic & Wellness PC (May 2005 – Present)

Position: Clinic Manager and Chiropractor

Job Description: Responsible for all business and therapeutic duties necessary to

maintain the day-to-day operations of the clinic.

Responsibilities: All responsibilities both administrative and therapeutic regarding the

daily running of the clinic.

 

Physio F/X ltd. – Multidisciplinary Clinic (May 2004 – December 2004)

Position: Clinical Director – Chiropractic Services

Job Description: Employed as the sole Chiropractor for a clinic that provides Chiropractic,

Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy.

Responsibilities: Promotion of clinic services, patient billing and scheduling, monitoring

accounts receivables and payable. Directly involved in the treatment of

private insurance claims and motor vehicle accident claims.

 

Physiomed Health Inc. – Multidisciplinary Clinic (September 2003 – February 2004)

Position: Clinical Associate – Chiropractor

Job Description: Employed as an associate Chiropractor for a clinic that provides

Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy.

Responsibilities: Treatment of patients, exercise prescription, and lifestyle counseling.

Primarily involved in the treatment of motor vehicle accident claims and

a variety of private insurance cases.

 

 

CHIROPRACTIC CONTINUING EDUCATION

Chiropractic Sports Medicine Diplomat Program
American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP)

(http://www.acbsp.com)

  • Course conductor: Dr. William Moreau DC, DACBSP
  • Completed 300 hour post-graduate online and classroom requirements towards obtaining the highest recognized distinction within Sports Medicine for the Chiropractic profession. This course also requires an additional 100 hrs. of volunteer field work to be performed with a sports team/program. Additional practical and written examinations must also be passed prior to gaining full diplomat status.
  • Completion date: August, 2014 Certificate number: 320
  • 300 hrs. CE.

McMaster Contemporary Acupuncture Diplomat

McMaster University Department of Anesthesiology

  • Course conductors: Dr. Angelica Fargas-Babjak MD, Dr. Alejandro E. Claraco MD
  • The McMaster University Contemporary Acupuncture Program is a practical training program that consists of five three-day weekend units (126 contact hours) plus concurrent home-study (174 hours). This course is 300 total hours and is rated as a PRA Category 1 by the American Medical Association (AMA). This is the highest level of recognition a continuing education course can obtain through the AMA.
  • Graduation Date: December 6, 2009.
  • 300 hrs CE.

American Dry Needling Institute – http://www.biomedacupuncture.com/index.html

            Biomedical Acupuncture For Pain Management

  • Course conductor: Dr. Yun Tao Ma, Ms. Mila Ma
  • This program is designed to give the practitioner needling instruction and protocols designed for pain management. This consisted of a three day (24 contact hours) course with additional at home study.
  • Graduation Date: September 19, 2010.
  • 24 hrs CE

American Dry Needling Institute – http://www.biomedacupuncture.com/index.html

            Biomedical Acupuncture for Sports, Trauma, and Rehabilitation

  • Course conductor: Dr. Yun Tao Ma, Ms. Mila Ma
  • This program is designed to give the practitioner advanced needling instruction and protocols designed for pain management, with particular attention paid to individuals involved in trauma, sports injuries, or to be used concurrently with active rehabilitation. This consisted of a three day (24 contact hours) course with additional at home study.
  • Graduation Date: January 16, 2011.
  • 24 hrs CE

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP)
American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP)

(http://www.acbsp.com)

  • Course conductor: Dr. William Moreau DC, DACBSP
  • Completed a 120 hour post-graduate certification to obtain the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician designation (CCSP).
  • Certification date: November 10th, 2007. Certificate #: 4302
  • 120 hrs. CE.

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

            National Strength and Conditioning Association

(http://www.nsca-lift.org)

  • Completed a practical and written examination in the principles and concepts of advanced strength and conditioning.
  • Original certification date: July 12, 2007. Certificate #: 200733145
  • Recertified July, 2009.
  • Expired December 31, 2011.

Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomat Program (ACRB)
American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (ACRB)

(http://www.acrb.org)

  • Course conductor: Dr. Gary F. Ierna DC, DACRB
  • Completed 2 years (200 total hours) of a 3-year (300 total hours) continuing education program towards obtaining the US Diplomat Status in Rehabilitation (DACRB).
  • 200 hrs. CE.

OTHER CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

Headstrong: Differential Diagnosis and Management of Concussion Recovery

            American Physical Therapy Association- Heather Campbell, PT DPT, MA and Nicole Miranda, PT, DPT

  • Completed 15 CE hours on differential diagnosis and management of concussion recovery
  • November 11-12, 2017

 

The Pain Elimination Intensive Training Class

            Dr. Stephen Kaufman, D.C.

  • Completed 15 CE hours on the Pain elimination technique as developed by Dr. S. Kaufman.
  • June 10-11, 2017

 

Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science

            Greg Lehman MSc, DC, MScPT

  • Completed 12 CE hours on reconceptualizing biomechanics to address the multidimensional nature of pain and injury
  • December 10-11, 2016

 

Adult Child and Infant CPR and AED

            Emergency First Responder- Kevin Robertson 331927

  • Completed 3 CE hours on CPR and AED training
  • October 30, 2016

 

Rule 22 Seminar: Record Keeping and Documentation

Colorado Chiropractic Association- Dr. Julie Scott, DC

  • Completed 4hrs of training on documentation and record keeping in Chiropractic practice.
  • October 30, 2016

 

Treating The Student Athlete and Building a Sports Chiropractic Practice

Colorado Chiropractic Association- Dr. Kurt A. Juergens, DC, CCSP

  • Completed 8hrs of training on building relationships with providers and learn to the set up and protocols for having a rehab center in the practice
  • October 29, 2016

 

TMJ and 7 Types of Rib Adjusting

Parker University- Kevin Hearon, DC

  • Completed 8hrs of training on TMJ and different ways of adjusting the ribs
  • November 14, 2015

 

Biomechanics, Imaging, and Care of High School Athletes

Colorado Chiropractic Society

  • Completed 4hrs of training on biomechanics of high school athletes and how to treat them
  • January 30, 2016

 

Colorado Medical Records

            University of Western States- Moreau

  • Completed 4 CE hours on codes to use for care in Colorado
  • November 2, 2015

 

Myokinematic Restoration

            CSCCa- Postural Restoration Institute

  • Completed 15 CE hours on the integrated approach to treatment of patterned lumbo-pelvic-femoral pathomechanics
  • October 24-25, 2015

 

Full Body Active Release Techniques

            ART- P. Michael Leahy DC, CCSP

  • Completed 12 CE hours on active release techniques soft tissue management educational program for the full body
  • October 17, 2015
  • Valid though: October 17, 2016

 

Kaufman Technique

  • Completed 15 CE hours on the Pain elimination technique as developed by Dr. S. Kaufman.
  • June 2015

 

Professional Level CPR and AED for Adult-Child-Infant

            American Health Association

  • Completed 3 CE hours on CPR and AED recertification
  • February 11, 2014
  • Valid through: February 11, 2016

The Pain Elimination Intensive Training Class

            Dr. Stephen Kaufman, D.C.

  • Completed 15 CE hours on the Pain elimination technique as developed by Dr. S. Kaufman.
  • June 7-8, 2014

 

Rule 22 Seminar: Record Keeping and Documentation

Colorado Chiropractic Association- Dr. Julie Scott, DC

  • Completed 4hrs of training on documentation and record keeping in Chiropractic practice.
  • July 11, 2013

 

The Pain Elimination Intensive Training Class

            Dr. Stephen Kaufman, D.C.

  • Completed 15 CE hours on the Pain elimination technique as developed by Dr. S. Kaufman.
  • June 9-10, 2012

 

American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED

            American Red Cross – VillaSport

  • Completed 2 year training in advanced life support and resuscitation of adults and pediatric patients.
  • September 28, 2011

 

Rule 22 Seminar: Record Keeping and Documentation

Capstone America

  • Completed 4hrs of training on documentation and record keeping in Chiropractic practice.
  • June 2, 2011

 

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques

  • Course conductor: Erik Dalton – Freedom from Pain Institute
  • Completed 24 hrs of training on advanced manual therapies for the spine and extremities.
  • October 16-18, 2009

The Pre-participation Examination

            Palmer College of Chiropractic Continuing Education

  • Course conductor: Dr. William Moreau DC, DACBSP
  • This course covered the necessary diagnostic testing and standards of practice associated with the examination of adolescents and youths as a prescreening for participation in athletic activities. This course is necessary prerequisite in the state of Colorado in order to conduct these evaluations.
  • 12 hrs CE. Online course.

 

 

Documentation for Medical Necessity

            Colorado Chiropractic Association

  • Course conductor: Kathy Mills-Chang
  • This course is structured to provide the practicing Chiropractor with the necessary knowledge to properly document daily evaluations and treatments in accordance with the Colorado Chiropractic Act. It is required that Chiropractors attend this course annually.
  • July 11, 2009
  • 3 hrs. CE.

 

CPR Pro for the health professional

  • Course conductor: Lindsay McConaghy – Partners in CPR
  • This is an advanced CPR workshop held specifically for regulated health professionals. It carries a two-year certification in Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED operation.
  • July 18, 2009.
  • 2 hrs CE.

 

Documentation for Medical Necessity

            Colorado Chiropractic Association

  • Course conductor: Kathy Mills-Chang
  • This course is structured to provide the practicing Chiropractor with the necessary knowledge to properly document daily evaluations and treatments in accordance with the Colorado Chiropractic Act. It is required that Chiropractors attend this course annually.
  • July 19, 2008
  • 3 hrs. CE.

 

Myokinesthetic System – Upper Extremity Course (Hands On)

  • Course conductor: Dr. Michael Uriarte D.C.
  • The Myokinesthetic System is a hands-on manual soft-tissue therapy designed to reduce and eliminate neuromusculoskeletal symptoms. The Myokinesthetic System (1) Alleviates Pain (2) Restores Function/Movement (3) Improves and Balances Posture (4) Resets the body and (5) Clears Compensations by focusing on the nervous system while working on the muscular system.
  • May 2nd – 3rd, 2008 (Upper Extremity)
  • 20 hrs. CE.

(http://www.myokinesthetic.com/index.htm)

 

Clinical Mastery of Low-Level Laser Therapy

            Erchonia Continuing Education

  • Course conductor: Dr. Ralph Barrale DC
  • This course was designed to introduce the practitioner to the use of Low-level laser therapy into clinical Chiropractic treatment programs.
  • June 16-17, 2007.
  • 12 hrs. CE.

 

 

CPR Pro for the health professional

  • Course conductor: Dennis Hollister – Partners in CPR
  • This is an advanced CPR workshop held specifically for regulated health professionals. It carries a two-year certification in Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED operation.
  • June 30, 2007.
  • 2 hrs CE.

 

New Doc Seminar Series – Getting paid and putting it all together.

            Colorado Chiropractic Association

  • Course conductor: Various
  • Developed and presented by experienced Chiropractors to provide the new doctor with a detailed road map for starting and running a successful practice in Colorado.
  • November 1, 2006.
  • 4 hrs. CE

 

Medicare Madness: Cure It

            Colorado Chiropractic Association

  • Course conductor: Susan McClelland BS, CCA
  • October 21, 2006.
  • 8 hrs. CE.

 

Active Release Technique (ART)â Soft Tissue Management System

                        (http://www.activereleasetechnique.com)

 

  • Spine Workshop
    • Credentialed level 2 provider in Buffalo, NY 2001.
    • Re-credential obtained in Toronto, ON 2003.
  • Upper Extremity Workshop
    • Credentialed level 2 provider in Toronto, ON 2001.
    • Re-credential obtained in Chicago, IL 2002.
    • Re-credential obtained in Niagara Falls, ON 2005
  • Lower Extremity Workshop
    • Credentialed level 2 provider in Newark, NJ 2002.
  • Nerve Entrapment Workshop
    • Credentialed level 2 provider in Denver, CO 2007

 

Activator Methods International LTD. – Level 1

                        (http://www.activator.com)

 

  • Certified by Activator Methods International in Denver, CO on March 26, 2006
  • Activator is a protocol-based adjusting technique which utilizes a high velocity, low force adjusting instrument to deliver Chiropractic treatment.

 

 

RELATED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

Chiropractic Clinical Internship – H.K. Lee Walk-In Clinic (May 2002 – June 2003)

  • Under the supervision of clinicians was responsible for the examination, diagnosis, and evidence-based management of patients presenting to the clinic. Managed a wide array of neuromusculoskeletal injuries including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, shoulder injuries, and post-MVA rehabilitation.

 

 

Clinical Faculty – Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

  • Facilitated a third-year, small-group, problem based learning (PBL) course aimed at exposing third years to clinically based thinking. The facilitator worked with students to develop and research pertinent examination, diagnosis, and evidenced-based management of specific neuromusculoskeletal pathologies.

 

N.S.C.A. – Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA – CPT)

  • Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (N.S.C.A.) in Halifax, NS on 3, 1998. Certification Number: 32301098. Expired Dec. 31, 1999.

 

A.C.E. – Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)

  • Certified by the American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.) in Orlando, FL on July 31, 1998. Certification Number: T44423. Expired July 31, 2000.

 

C.F.C. – Certified Fitness Consultant (C.F.C.)

  • Certified on April, 1997 in Ottawa, ON to conduct the Canadian Physical Activity, Fitness and Lifestyle Appraisal (C.P.A.F.L.A.) tests according to the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology protocols.

 

 

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Colorado Springs Cyclones – Team Doctor

                                                               Colorado Springs, CO              2010-2012

  • Volunteered as the team doctor and sideline practitioner for the Colorado Springs Cyclones Semi-Professional football team.

 

Disney’s Tour of Gymnastics Superstars – Treating Chiropractor

Colorado Springs World Arena               Colorado Springs, CO        October 2008

  • Selected by the World Arena as the only Chiropractor for the treatment and monitoring of the athletes prior to and during the competition.
  • Worked with Olympic-level athletes on current injuries and pre-show preparation.

 

Mamma Mia National Tour – Treating Chiropractor

Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Center      Colorado Springs, CO    November 2007

  • Was brought in at the request of the cast to treat the performers during a four day run in Colorado Springs.
  • Treated a variety of musculoskeletal complaints including rib and diaphragm problems. lower back pain, and knee/foot injuries commonly seen in performers and dancers.

 

The VPPPA – Voluntary Participants Protection Program Association

National Health and Safety Conference              Orlando, FL             August  2006

  • OSHA managed non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Presented to members of the OSHA regulating committee and membership regarding the integration of soft tissue techniques (specifically Active Release Technique®) into their health and wellness programs as a means to reduce workman compensation related recordable injuries.

 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

National Trade Show and Conference – Presenter       Orlando, FL  October 2005

  • Presented to members of the OSHA regulating committee and membership regarding the integration of soft tissue techniques (specifically Active Release Technique®) into their health and wellness programs as a means to reduce workman compensation related recordable injuries.

 

Featured Columnist – Ongoing (Freelance)

“The Long Run – The official magazine of the Pikes Peak Running Association”

  • Featured contributor to the monthly newsletter covering various running injuries and information on recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of those conditions.

 

Ironman Triathlon Series – Volunteer Staff   Lake Placid, NY              2002 – 04

  • Volunteered personal time and expertise to treat athletes pre-race using Active Release Techniquesâ. Undertook the responsibility of monitoring athletes during the race for signs of exhaustion and medical emergency. Dealt with the triage of injured and fatigued athletes at the finish line and transition points during the race.