Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient: Thorough Orthopedic and Neurological Examinations in Less than 10 Minutes

In this second edition of the book that brought about Dr. Miller’s nickname “the Exam Doc,” you will find the details of how to perform and code thorough orthopedic and neurological examinations of the spine and extremities in 10 minutes or less. Enhanced with new chapters on patient history and examining patients in acute pain, this book is a must have for all practitioners and students!

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About Dr. K. Jeffrey Miller

Dr. K. Jeffrey Miller is a native of Shelby County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1987. After graduation he completed postdoctoral orthopedic training through Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas. In 1993, Dr. Miller became the first chiropractic orthopedic specialist to practice full-time in the state of Kentucky and at the time was the youngest chiropractic orthopedist in the country. He is both a Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists (DABCO) and a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO).

In 1997, Dr. Miller completed boards given by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) for designation as a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). He also holds personal trainer certifications with the NSCA and the American Council on Exercise. In 2002, he completed coursework and boards for the Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) program.

Dr. Miller has completed course work and certification in utilization and peer review through Logan College of Chiropractic in 1994 and served on the Peer Review Committee for both the Kentucky Board of Worker’s Compensation and the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners. His most recent certification in the field of documentation and compliance was awarded in August of 2013 when he completed study and testing to become a Medical Compliance Specialist (MCS-P).

In 17 years of private practice, Dr. Miller published more than 100 articles in 30 publications and wrote three books. Book titles include On-The-Job C.A.R.E. a manual on occupational health consulting, now in its third edition; Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient (2002); and Practicing Chiropractic (2005), both published by MPA Media.

In 2002, Dr. Miller was honored by Business First Magazine as one of the top 40 business professionals in the Louisville Metropolitan Area under the age of 40 (The 40 under 40 Award).

Dr. Miller left private practice to teach at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida in 2005. As an assistant professor he taught courses in the function and structure departments teaching primarily spinal diagnosis, orthopedic and neurological examination, and skeletal radiology. During his time at Palmer Florida he published his fourth and fifth books: Stat Spinal Examination: How to Examine a Patient Who Is Paralyzed by Spasm or Writhing in Pain and The Insurance Game: Winning the Battle for Reimbursement.

In April of 2007, Dr. Miller left Palmer Florida to serve as the Chairman of the Department of Clinical Sciences and Clinic Director at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas.

While at Cleveland he published Orthopedic and Neurological Examination in a Flash through Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publishing. The study cards cover 240 of the most useful orthopedic and neurological tests for day to day chiropractic practice.

Dr. Miller left Cleveland to become an Associate Director of Education and Research for Foot Levelers Inc. in Roanoke, Virginia. He held this position for three years before accepting the position of Director of Clinical Operations for Tuck Chiropractic Clinics in the New River and Roanoke Valleys of Virginia, a position he still holds.

In 2010 Miller’s first book outside the chiropractic field was published. The book, The Road to Happiness Is Always Under Construction, has been acclaimed in reviews and has resulted in guest appearances on radio programs around the country.

In addition to his practice and academic achievements Dr. Miller was a featured speaker for over a decade for Kats Management Services (now Integrity Management) in Lincoln, Nebraska. He has also been a featured speaker for Breakthrough Coaching and other business management organizations.

Over the past two decades as a statesman in the chiropractic profession, Dr. Miller has given over three hundred seminars in 33 states and spoken at eleven chiropractic college homecomings. His programs have been certified by eight different chiropractic college post graduate departments. Dr. Miller regularly produces webinar programs for The American Chiropractic Association, The Association of New Jersey Chiropractors and other state chiropractic associations. Dr. Miller is a member of the National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Company (NCMIC) speaker’s bureau and is frequently sponsored by Anabolic Labs.

Dr. Miller has published over 275 articles in over 35 chiropractic periodicals and in 10 periodicals outside the chiropractic profession. He is a distinguished columnist for Dynamic Chiropractic where his column, “Continuing Your Education” is read by thousands of chiropractors monthly. He is also a quarterly columnist for The Association of New Jersey Chiropractors.

The United Virginia Chiropractic Association has twice (2011 and 2012) awarded Miller the Stoke Award for his writings of patient oriented literature. The association also awarded Miller with the 2011 Literary Award for a peer-reviewed publication on fluctuating asymmetry and leg length inequality; a paper co-authored with Dr. Steve Troyanovich of Advanced Chiropractic in Normal, IL.

The second edition of Dr. Miller’s book Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient was completed in the summer of 2014. This second edition is greatly expanded and is Miller’s eighth book. Dr. Miller's ninth book Chiropractic Medicare Documentation Self-Inventory was released December 10th of 2014.

Miller and his wife Kim have four children and two grandchildren and reside in Roanoke, Virginia.

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