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Dr. Sadowski and his PT staff are the best. They are extremely knowledgeable and talented; masters at their craft.

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Enfield & Suffield Connecticut Physical Therapy
Dr. Kevin Sadwoski, Cert. MDT

About Kevin E. Sadowski, BSN, RN, DC, Cert. MDT

 

Selected Occupational History

Chiropractic Physician, Enfield Health & Wellness Center: 2003 - present
Chiropractic Physician, Northgate Spine & Injury Center: 2007 – 2010
Chiropractic Physician, Chiropractic Health Center of Bristol: 1999 – 2003
Chiropractic Physician, Managing Care Managing Claims peer review: 2008 – present

 

Education and Licensure

Logan College of Chiropractic, Doctorate of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO 1998

Logan College of Chiropractic, Bachelor of Science, Human Biology, St. Louis, MO 1996

Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute: Undergraduate Studies: Biology, Troy, NY 1991-1993

Springfield College: 1993-19995: Undergraduate Studies: Biology, Springfield, MA 1993-1995

Licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (#1310) 1999 - present

Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (#3147) 2007 - present

 

Board Certified Part I, Includes subject examinations in each of six basic science areas: general anatomy, spinal anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pathology, and microbiology and public health. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Davenport, IA 1997

Board Certified Part II, Includes subject examinations in each of six clinical science areas: general diagnosis, neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, principles of chiropractic, chiropractic practice and associated clinical sciences. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Davenport, IA 1998

Board Certified Part III, Includes questions that address nine clinical areas: case history, physical examination, neuromusculoskeletal examination, roentgenologic examination, clinical laboratory and special studies examination, diagnosis or clinical impression, chiropractic techniques, supportive techniques, and case management. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Davenport, IA 1998

Board Certified part IV, Examination tests individuals in three major areas: x-ray interpretation and diagnosis, chiropractic technique and case management. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Davenport, IA 2006

Connecticut Board Certified, Includes questions that address nine clinical areas: case history, physical examination, neuromusculoskeletal examination, roentgenologic examination, clinical laboratory and special studies examination, diagnosis or clinical impression, chiropractic techniques, supportive techniques, and case management. 1999

 

Selected Post-Graduate Education
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, LongIsland, 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: 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: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, This course reviews 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
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 sequellae. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009
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, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwannoma 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, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009
MRI Disc Pathology & 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009
MRI Anatomy & History, 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 YorkChiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009
MRI Physics and History, 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, Terry Button, PhD, Medical Physicist, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2009
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition, Clinically coordinating spinal pathology with neurological and functional sequelae including station & gait, migraines, sexual dysfunction, sleep & arousal disorders, paroxysmal disorders, radiculopathic disorders and central nervous system disorders, Massachusetts Chiropractic Society, Boston, MA 2001
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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, New York 2009
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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic Diagnostics, New York, 2009
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, Newton’s, 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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2009
MRI, Bone Scan & 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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2009
Electromyography (EMG,) Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV,) Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP,)Visual Evoked Potential (VEP,) Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgarphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2009
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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2009
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 kinesiopathalogy, myopatholgy, neuropathology, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, New York, 2009
Validating Chiropractic, The effects of chiropractic care on the acceleration of tissue healing, pain relief, the removal of edema, restoration of motion, reduction in the progression of degeneration, restoration of normal sensory input, documentation of complicated cases and the need for prolonged care. Life College of Chiropractic West Postgraduate Education Division and Washington State Chiropractic Association, Boston, MA 2004
Certified Graston Practitioner Completed the prescribed course of study and passed the requisite examination and furnished satisfactory evidence of thorough knowledge of the science of mechanical soft-tissue treatment instruments. Boston, MA 2007
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 1: Comprehensive training program in whiplash and brain injury traumatology, emphasizing the biomechanics, injury mechanisms and occupant kinematics. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2002
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 2: Comprehensive auto crash reconstruction and advanced diagnostics and case management of whiplash and related disorders. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2002
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 3: Narrative report writing, independent medical examination and application of AMA guidelines in personal injury and forensic practice. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2002
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 4: Medical legal issues, arbitration, deposition, and testifying in court. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2002
Advanced Certification in Cervical Acceleration Deceleration Trauma, Completed the prescribed course of study, literature review and comprehensive examination. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 2002, 2004
Functional Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine, This course provides detailed literature reviews covering the crisis of lumbar disorders in patient populations, the role of spinal manipulative therapy, structural correction of the sagittal lumbar lordosis and comprehensive clinical application. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Education Division, 2004
Diplomate Program for Chiropractic Orthopedics, This course provides detailed literature reviews covering lumbar disorders in patient populations, the role of spinal manipulative therapy, lumbar differential diagnosis, and current standards of care and treatment options for lumbar disorders. National College of Chiropractic, 1999
Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Muscle Dysfunction & Myofascial Pain, Discuss current theories and concepts of Fibromyaligal. Learn the principles and practical application of proprioceptive mechanisms, perform effective assessment, release and integration techniques that help relieve tender points, soft tissue tension and myofascial pain, combine these new skills with other modalities to maximize patient outcomes. University of Bridgeport, 2005
Adjust , Support & Rehabilitation, blend manipulation, stabilization approaches in individualized treatment plans to provide full spectrum of care from pain management to prevention of injury to performance enhancement and rehab the spine & train the entire locomotor system with the foot and ankle as the base. Foot Levelors, 2005
Key Rehabilitation Strategies, Lumbar spine, pelvis and lower extremities, Evidence-based concepts and hands on mobilization & rehabilitation skills. McKenzie method for the spine, Mulligan mobilizations for the extremities, Butler neural mobilizations, spinal stabilization exercises, biopsychosocial principles, principles of public health and clinical prediction rules. National University of Health Sciences, 2008
Key Rehabilitation Strategies, Cervical Thoracic spine and upper extremities, Evidencebased concepts and hands on mobilization & rehabilitation skills. McKenzie method for the spine, Mulligan mobilizations for the extremities, Butler neural mobilizations, spinal stabilization exercises, biopsychosocial principles, principles of public health and clinical prediction rules. National University of Health Sciences, 2008
McKenzie Institute International Educational Program – McKenzie Method Part A –Lumbar Spine, End range loading strategies, including the chiropractic adjustment. The programme affords an expanded, evidence based algorithm concerning the source, direction and degree of forces used for movement and positioning as therapy. National University of Health Sciences, 2009
McKenzie Institute International Educational Program – McKenzie Method Part B – Cervical Spine, End range loading strategies, including the chiropractic adjustment. The programme affords an expanded, evidence based algorithm concerning the source, direction and degree of forces used for movement and positioning as therapy. National University of Health Sciences, 2009
McKenzie Institute International Educational Program – McKenzie Method Part C Assimilates advanced concepts through problem solving discussion, group exercises, and appropriate practice of technique progression. The program affords an expanded, evidence based algorithm concerning the source, direction and degree of forces used for movement and positioning as therapy. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2009
McKenzie Institute International Educational Program – McKenzie Method Part D - Establishing correct diagnosis and identifying multiple diagnoses, recognizing appropriate vs. inappropriate changes, progression of forces in treatment, reactivation / functional restoration, patient compliance and reassessment, indications for use of advanced manual therapy techniques and application of advanced clinician techniques. OSF - St. Francis HealthCare, Peoria, IL, 2010
McKenzie Institute International Educational Program – McKenzie Method Part E - Establishing correct diagnosis and identifying multiple diagnoses, recognizing appropriate vs. inappropriate changes, progression of forces in treatment, reactivation / functional restoration, patient compliance and reassessment, indications for use of advanced manual therapy techniques and application of advanced clinician techniques in treatment of the extremities. Grand Rapids, MI, 2010
International Symposium on Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control: Highlighting the Assessment and Management Approaches of Dr. Pavel Kolar and Dr. Stuart McGill. Skills learned included identifying and interpreting clinical observation and assessment for musculoskeletal pain, motor control and spinal stabilization. Identifying and reviewing key clinical skills of varied diagnosis and treatment for musculoskeletal pain, motor control and spinal stabilization. Performed clinical diagnostic and treatment skills for musculoskeletal pain and motor control determined important and interact with a panel of experts on the clinical understanding and applications of the methods from Drs. Kolar and McGill. The Central Institute for Human Performance, FL 2010
Functional And Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation, Provocation and Motion. Assessment and treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions derived on the principle that chronic pain results from dysfunction of the sensorimotor system, which is manifested in soft tissue and fascia. This treatment approach to soft tissue dysfunction combines instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization with proprioceptive techniques to reduce pain and return function. Combining manual treatment of soft tissue with proprioceptive exercises to produce faster results than conventional treatment methods. CT Chiropractic Association. Enfield, CT March 2010

 

 

Selected Memberships
American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Member 2009 - present
American College of Forensics, Member 2009 - present
Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics, Member 2009 - present
Connecticut Chiropractic Association, Member 2005 - present
American Chiropractic Association, Member 2005 – present
McKenzie International Organization – 2009 – present

 

 

Selected Presentations
“Current Conservative Treatment Options for Chronic Myofascial Pain” – Jefferson Radiology, Farmington, CT 2009
“Lower Back Pain – Current Treatment Options” – Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, CT 2005-2008
“Fibromyalgia – Current Treatment Options” – Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, CT 2005- 2008
“Arthritis and Osteoporosis” – Senior Center, Enfield, CT 2006

 

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