Dr. Adam M. Schotzko grew up in Faribault, MN and attended the Minnesota State University Mankato and was also a student athlete as a member of the MSU football team. Dr. Schotzko then attended Northwestern Health Sciences University to earn a degree in Human Biology and his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree.
"Our practice will offer you the latest advancements in technology and techniques to get you the best long term results possible by creating a plan to fix the cause of your pain. Our office offers the best of chiropractic, massage therapy and spinal rehab techniques. We look forward to meeting you!"
Dr. Schotzko has specialized training in :
Certification in Spinal Biomechanical Engineering. ACCME joint sponsorship with the State University of New York Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, BUffalo, NY, 2014.
Certification in Whiplash and Brain Traumatology. Spine Research Institute of San Diego (SRISD), Minneapolis, MN 2014.
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 squeal, 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012
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, Long Island, NY, 2012
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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012
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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012
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, Long Island, NY, 2012
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, Long Island, NY, 2012
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, Long Island, NY, 2012
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, Long Island, NY, 2012
Advanced Topics; the Fundamental Science. In depth review of our current state of knowledge of the whiplash phenomenon, including all factors affecting injury risk and outcome. In depth biomechanics, traumatology, epidemiology, review of outcome studies and common sequelae of whiplash. Including brain injuries, pain syndromes, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, and chronic pain disorders. Risk Analysis 1. Whiplash Injury, Biomechanics and Traumatology, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Kansas City 2013.
Advanced Diagnostics, Treatment, and Auto Crash Reconstruction; Management Principles in Personal Injury. Critical history taking and physical examination skills. Radiographic and advanced imaging, including CT, MRI, scintgraphy, pET, SPECT, and others. Electrodiagnostic testing and their applications in whiplash. Therapeutic approaches to successful management of whiplash and mild traumatic brain injuries. Risk analysis 2. Whiplash Injury, Biomechanics and Traumatology, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Kansas City 2013