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Patrick Del Salto DC

5109 Route 9W, Newburgh, NY 12550
Phone: 845-561-2147
Fax: 845-561-2148
[email protected]
www.delsaltochiropractic.com



SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Chiropractor, Optimum Chiropractic, Newburgh, New York, 2004 - Present
Chiropractor, Costanzo Chiropractic, Southington, Connecticut, 2004

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New York, License #X010833, 2003- Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Connecticut, License #001576, 2004
Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, 2003
Internship, Depew Health Center of NYCC, Depew, New York, 2002 - 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2002
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2002
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2003
Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, 2000 - 2003

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Impairment Rating Certification, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. CMCS Post Doctoral Education Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Long Island, NY, 2010

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010


MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of "risk factors" in spinal injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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 sequella. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010

MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequella in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Chiropractic Orthopedic Seminar 303 - Hour 1, Outline research on the epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders. Outline economic impacts of musculoskeletal disorders. Discuss biomechanical and functional tolerances of tissues. Identify the domains of and concepts within motor control. Outline some research on chiropractic's influence on motor control. Discuss principles of motor control and rehabilitation applied to practice. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 2010

Chiropractic Orthopedic Seminar 303 - Hour 2, Outline research on the epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders . Outline economic impacts of musculoskeletal disorders. Discuss biomechanical and functional tolerances of tissue. Identify the domains of and concepts within motor control. Outline some research on chiropractic's influence on motor control. Discuss principles of motor control and rehabilitation applied to practice. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 2010

Risk Management Documentations Essentials, Risk management strategies to prevent malpractice claims. Components of a malpractice claim. Duties of the chiropractor imposed by state law. Overview of medical errors. Documentation methodologies to enhance third party reimbursement. Medicare / C.P.T. billing code analysis. Record keeping and report writing skill development. Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, Texas, 2009

Pediatric Chiropractic Biophysics, The science and art of pediatric disorders and adjusting. Normal developmental anatomy of the infant through childhood detailed. Examination methods and findings that the chiropractor needs to know for proper assessment of vertebral subluxation and abnormal development for the pediatric patient. Normal and abnormal evolution of the pediatric sagittal plane spinal curvatures and subluxation conditions. Postural and spinal evaluation of the newborn. The details of case management using CBP instrument, drop table and other structural rehabilitation methods using a variety of case studies for a comprehensive picture of clinical application of this course material. Life University, Marietta, Georgia, 2009

Chiropractic Practice Tutoring, The science and art of full spine disorders. Detailed literature reviews covering the sagittal plane of the spine during pediatric development through age related change occurring in senior populations. Statistical correlations between each spinal region examined for an understanding of how alterations in one region of the spine can influence regions above or below. The anatomic variable of pelvic morphology (geometric alignment of the sacrum inside the ilia) and how variations and anomalies of pelvic morphology alter the sagittal plane alignment of the spine. National University, Lombard, Illinois, 2004

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

Del Salto, P. (2003, March). Ergonomics and the Office Worker. PowerPoint presented at the Depew Chiropractic Health Center, Depew, New York.

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

New York State Chiropractic Association, Member, 2004 - 2005
American Chiropractic Association , Member, 2004

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Salvation Army, Chiropractor, Tonawanda, New York, 2003
Health Clinic for Sierra Research, Chiropractor, Buffalo, New York, 2003
Erie County Fairgrounds, Scoliosis Screener, Hamburg, New York, 2003

Office Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Closed

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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