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Dr. Brian Milligan

I am from California I met my wife in college. She is from Tallahassee, Fl. We just loved the idea of moving to a smaller town to raise our children.

Hobbies: Hiking, fishing, woodcrafting

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, TLC Chiropractic, Inc., Tallahassee, Florida, 2020-present
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Del Mar Chiropractic Sports Group, San Diego, California, 2016 – 2019
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Inner Balance Institute, San Diego, California, 2013 - 2016 Doctor of Chiropractic, Southside Medical Clinic, Fort Worth, Texas, 2010 – 2013 Doctor of Chiropractic, Texas Relief and Rehab, Dallas, Texas, 2010 - 2011

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of California, License # 32574, 2013-Present
  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Parker University, Dallas, Texas, 2010
  • Internship, Parker University Outpatient Clinic, Dallas, Texas, 2007 - 2010
  • Internship, Parker University Research Institute, Dallas, Texas, 2006 - 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Parker University, Dallas , Texas, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 2006
  • Internship, SDSU Fitness Clinic for Individuals with Disabilities, San Diego, California, 2004 - 2006


SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

  • Science Based Nutrition Foundational Laboratory Analysis, Advanced analysis and nutritional protocols from comprehensive blood tests and extensive profiles correlating with hair analysis, urinalysis and other objective testing. Identifying serious diseases, determine metabolic imbalances and nutrient recommendations by using objective testing. Science Based Nutrition Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2019
  • Triage and Management of the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patient, Differentially diagnosing spinal issues in the trauma and non-trauma patient inclusive of spinal disc pathology utilizing x-ray, MRI, CAT Scan and clinical evaluations. Collaborative triaging protocols with neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management and primary medical care providers with both mechanical and anatomical spinal pathologies. Academy of Chiropractic, Cleveland University - Kansas City Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, NY, 2018
  • Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age-dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff’s Law and radicular clinical presentation, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017
  • Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017
  • Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of the spinal system with central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing network and the HPA Axis (hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic spinal adjustment, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017
  • Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Maintaining ethical Interprofessional relationships based upon an evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and concludes the presence or absence of pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017
  • 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 tointegrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • 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-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2016
  • MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering-Primary Spine Care, Correlating spinal biomechanics secondary to trauma and MRI findings inclusive of herniation, bulging, protruded and extruded discs. Correlating co-efficient of forces translated form the bullet vehicle to the target vehicle to the occupant in determining causality of bodily injury. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015
  • Evidenced Based Interprofessional Collaboration- Primary Spine Care, Chiropractic as Primary spine care based upon the literature conclusions and the documentation requirements to support those conclusions in an ethical collaborative environment inclusive of hospitals, emergency rooms, primary care medical doctors and medical specialists. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015
  • Contemporary Literature Review of the Chiropractic Adjusting Mechanisms- Primary Spine Care, The latest scientific evidence of the effects of the chiropractic spinal adjustment on the central nervous system, both upper and lower motor neurons. A comparative analysis of chiropractic vs. other modalities and therapies. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015
  • Radiography Interpretation and Guidelines – Discussion of the implementation of evidence based guidelines throughout the health care delivery system., Review of evidence based approach in determining which patients with spine complaints should be x-rayed before initiating care. Review of pathologic-radiographic correlation associated conditions, clinical impact, need for additional studies and impact on prognosis. Case presentations. California Dept. of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch, Santa Ana, CA, 2015
  • Clinically Applicable Exercise Physiology – Spinal Rehabilitation, Exploring proper biomechanics, fat burning, appropriate or inappropriate exercises, as well as understanding the detailed aspects of rehabilitation. Core stabilization and the full spectrum of joint articulation factors, neuromuscular & myofascial, muscle physiology & balance, proprioceptive exercises and plyometric & resistance exercises. CCSP approved for the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, Burbank, CA, 2015
  • Certification in X-Ray Supervisor and Operator #RHC00200209, California Dept. of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch , San Diego, CA, 2013
  • Certification in Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluation, The American Occupational Therapy Association, 2013


SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2017 - 2019 California Chiropractic Association, 2013 - 2019 Doctors for Health and Wellness, 2014 - 2016


SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • University Heights Community Association, San Diego, California, 2013 - 2016
  • Make a Wish Foundation, San Diego, California, 2013 - 2014
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, San Diego, California, 2000 - 2003
  • Alzheimer’s Association, San Diego, California, 2000 - 2003
  • Special Olympics, San Diego, California, 2000 - 2003