- National Chiropractic Educational Conference
On February 11, 2017 Doctor Schofield attended a chiropractic conference in Orlando Florida. Chiropractors from various areas of the United States participated. Many topics were covered including treatment of lower back pain, neck pain, sciatica, herniated discs, headaches and treatment of injuries from automobile accidents. Specific emphasis was given to methods of giving patients the fastest possible relief of pain and returning to normal activities.
- Schofield Attends Pain Management Methods Seminar
On August 19, 2017 Dr. Schofield attended a conference, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, to learn current pain management methods. Topics covered which natural treatments work. In 33 years of practice Dr. Schofield has always searched and used innovative ways to alleviate and control the pain his patients are experiencing. Chronic pain conditions like lower back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica, hip pain and shoulder pain are traditionally not helped by medications. Especially concerning is the increasing use of opioid medications for these types of problems. Fortunately, Dr. Schofield learns and continues to use natural treatment techniques for chronic pain in his Pittsburgh North Hills chiropractic office.
- Schofield Receives Additional MRI Training
Many of Dr. Schofield’s patients who have neck pain, lower back pain, sciatica and herniated discs may require an MRI or have already had an MRI. By analyzing the MRI Dr Schofield is better able to diagnose his patient’s condition and render effective treatment. Solutions for neck and lower back pain, herniated discs and sciatica offered by a chiropractor are both safe and natural. Many of these types of conditions are successfully treated without the use of drugs or surgery. Research studies show that chiropractic care has been helpful in improving 90 percent of lower back disc herniation and sciatic leg pain conditions. Dr. Schofield attended postgraduate training on June 3, 2017 in Tampa Florida.
- Protecting Patient Confidential Health Information and Insurance Accuracy
Dr. Schofield attended a continuing education conference on February 4, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Guidelines for protecting patient’s confidential health information and submission of accurate insurance data was comprehensively covered. In our world of cyber activity it is important that private health information is kept secure. Doctor Schofield goes to every degree possible to follow this directive. Additionally, there are many government mandated regulations regarding the documentation and submission of information to insurance companies. This conference reviewed the most recent, up-to-date protocols.
- Schofield Receives Ongoing Training
On June 4th 2017 Dr. Schofield attended ongoing training in proper observance of insurance, Medicare and HIPAA privacy protocols. The training took place in Tampa Florida. The government has been directing doctors to maintain practices of awareness in this ever-changing sphere.