Mike’s CV

Michael Mason, D.C.

529 East Main St.

Bridgeport, WV 26330

Phone: 304-842-4202

Fax: 304-842-6480

mmchiro@live.com

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, The Chiropractic Care Center of Bridgeport, Bridgeport WV, 2002-Present

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, The Chiropractic Care Center of Morgantown, Morgantown WV, 2008-2010

Chiropractor, Uniontown Chiropractic Center, Uniontown, PA, 2002

Chiropractor, West Cobb Chiropractic, Marietta, GA, 2000-2001

EDUCATION and LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of West Virginia,         License #777, 2002-Present

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta, GA, 2002

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1998

National Board of Examiners, Part I, 1999

National Board of Examiners, Part II, 2000

National Board of Examiners, Part III, 2001

National Board of Examiners, Part IV, 2002

National Board of Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2002

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION

MRI History and Physics, 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, Long Island, NY, 2010

Evidence Based Outcomes 201 & 202, Asking the right questions and searching for evidence in an evidence-based practice. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, location, 2010

Evidence Based Outcomes 203, NCQA Back Pain Recognition Program, Demonstrating how to use the evidence based information to better treat back pain patients and differentiating the clinical measures and structural standards used by the NCQA Program. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, location, 2010

Acute and Chronic Pain Management, Making nutrition part of your practice. West Virginia Chiropractic Society, Charleston, WV, 2010

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, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long island, NY, 2009

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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI, Bone Scan & X-Ray Protocols 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

Crash Dynamics & 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. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinationg 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

Chiropractic Coding, Billing and Documentation, How to properly correlate coding, billing and documentation to comply with current standards of Chiropractic care. Cross Country Education, Pittsburg, PA, 2009

Documentation and the Medical Necessity Game-Plan, Setting proper objective goals based on initial clinical finding with the use of outcome assessments. West Virginia Chiropractic Society, Inc., Charleston, WV, 2009

Evaluation and Intervention for Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Biomechanical Approach, Proper assessment of musculoskeletal injuries in athletes using posture and biomechanical analysis. Cross Country Education, Charleston, WV, 2007

Advanced Decompression Therapy, Clinical guidelines for axial mechanical traction and advanced decompression for patients with discopathy. Pennsylvania State Chiropractic Board, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006

PBI/Myovision, Clinical correlation of patient symptoms and treatment to surface electromyography testing. PBI/Myovision, Bridgeport, WV, 2005

Neuromechanical Innovations: 21st Century Chiropractic Training, Clinical research validating the need and efficacy of Chiropractic care with objective outcomes. Effectiveness of mechinal instrumentation in Chiropractic treatment. New York Chiropractic College, Levittown, NY, 2005

Cervical/ TMJ Symposium, Proper assessment, differentiation and treatment of cervical and TMJ pain patterns. West Virginia Chiropractic Society, Inc., Morgantown, WV, 2004

Chiropractic Coding, Billing, and Documentation, Clinical excellence in properly documenting objective findings, treatment goals and functional improvement. Cross Country University, Nashville, TN, 2003

International Conference on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other Cumulative Disorders and Breakthrough Coaching, Testing and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome and other extremity ailments with the use of Chiropractic and rehabilitation. West Virginia Chiropractic Society, Inc., Roanoke, WV, 2003

Law and Regulation of the Chiropractic Practice in West Virginia, Clarifying the guidelines set forth in the West Virginia laws pertaining to all aspects of treatment of the Chiropractic patient and the scope and excellence required to maintain Chiropractic licensure. West Virginia Chiropractic Society, Inc., Roanoke, WV, 2003

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2010-Present

West Virginia Chiropractic Society, Member, 2002-Present

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS

Five Star Service Award, Integrity Management Corporation, Columbus, OH, 2007

Mike Mason Day, City of Williamstown, 1998

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Life University, 2002

Academic All American, West Virginia University, 1997-1998

COMMUNITY SERVICE

NASA, Lecturer on general health and Chiropractic education, Fairmont, WV, 2011

Dominion Transmission, Lecturer on ergonomics and avoiding injuries in the workplace, Clarksburg, WV, 2011

March of Dimes, Fundraiser, The Chiropractic Care Center, 2010

Bridgeport Jr. Women’s Club, Health Screenings and Lectures, Benedum Civic Center, 2010

Lecturer for Integrity Management to hundreds of Chiropractors, Columbus, OH, 2008

FBI Center, Health Screenings and Lectures, Bridgeport, WV, 2008

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, Fundraiser, The Chiropractic Care Center, 2007-2010

Make-A-Wish Foundation, Fundraiser, The Chiropractic Care Center, 2006

Dominion, Health Screenings and Lectures, Clarksburg, WV, 2005

American Cancer Society, Fundraiser, The Chiropractic Care Center, 2005-2011

American Heart Association, Fundraiser, The Chiropractic Care Center, 2005-2008

Bridgeport Women’s Club, Health Screenings and Lectures, Bridgeport, WV, 2005