Gerald M. Silverman, DC, is a 1978 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and a board-certified chiropractor in private practice in Manhattan and Hauppauge, NY.ÃÂ At Palmer College he interned in the Department of Radiology and is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.ÃÂ He has completed postgraduate study at New York Chiropractic College in applied spinal disability and impairment rating and received a degree in Applied Chiropractic Sciences from Life Chiropractic College West.ÃÂ He has lectured at professional conferences and symposia.
1978 Palmer College of Chiropractic: Davenport Iowa Graduated and received Doctor of Chiropractic Degree with all, privileges and honors.
1978 Internship Department of Radiology - Palmer College of Chiropractic
1994-1996 Diplomat in Applied Chiropractic Sciences - Life Chiropractic College West Completion of 3 year 300 hrs. D.A.C.S., and Board Certified. This concentrated course work included x-ray & MRI interpretation, diagnosis, pathology, theory of current practices, ethics, whiplash, and physical rehabilitation.
1978 Diplomat National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Completion of three part examination leading to diplomat status
Additional Certifications of Specialty Qualifications
1987 Graduate Study in Applied Spinal Disability at New York Chiropractic College Postdoctoral work in the diagnosis and application of current evaluation and treatment techniques. 1990 Full Body Impairment Rating at New York Chiropractic College Utilization of A.M.A. guidelines in the evaluation and rating of full body impairments 1990 Certified Insurance Consultant - New York State Chiropractic Association Successful completion of coursework in diagnosis, evaluation, ethics, report writing, Testimony, and current professional issues. 1994 Certified Insurance Consultant - New York Chiropractic Council Successful completion of coursework in diagnosis, evaluation, ethics, report writing, Testimony, and current professional issues.
Honors or Awards
2007 NIH General Clinical Research Council at Stony Brook University Hospital & Health Science Center: The Physical, Ergonomic and Psychosocial Factors in the Transition to Chronic Low Back Pain 1995 New York State Chiropractic Association: Independent Medical Evaluations 1995 New York Chiropractic Council: Quality Care, Effective Reporting and Proper Clinical Documentation
March 2007, Chiropractic Monthly – Sacroiliac Pain; Feature article advice on diagnosis and treatment for common sacroiliac joint dysfunction. November 2006, Alternative Medicine Magazine – Back Pain Tips; Feature article advice on diagnosis and treatment for lower back pain. Two patient testimonials and exercises are presented in and as side bars to the article. June 2006 Your Miraculous Back: A Step-By-Step Guide To Relieving Neck & Low Back Pain 170 Pages New Harbinger Publications This extensively researched book has 150 peer reviewed references. It offers directed range-of-motion, stretching exercises, and targeted massage techniques. Readers learn why not to fear the pain, and how to design a specific recovery program. Independently reviewed and recommended by the “Library Journal.”
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