Meet Dr. Linton

Meet Mt. Sterling Chiropractor Dr. Robert Linton

 
Robert Linton DC, FACO, CCST, CCIC
107 Brandon Way, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
Phone: 859-499-1009
Fax: 859-499-1016
rlintondc@msn.com
http://www.myspinecenter.info

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Linton Spine & Joint Chiropractic Center, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky,2000-Present


EDUCATION AND LICENSURE


Peer Review Chiropractor, Licensed in the State of Kentucky, Certificate #PR4589, 2012-Present


Chiropractic Orthopedist, Licensed in the State of Kentucky, Certificate #CO-008 2012-Present


Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kentucky, License #4589, 2000-Present


Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life Chiropractic University, Marietta, Georgia, 1999

Internship, Life Chiropractic University, Marietta, Georgia, 1997-1999


National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1997

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1998

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1999

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1999

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2008


Pre-Medical Studies, Sinclair College, Dayton, Ohio, 1994-1995


Pre-Medical Studies, Edison State Community College, Piqua, Ohio, 1991-1994


SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Treatment of  Traumatic Cervical Spine Injury, Cervical spine anatomy, vertebral artery dissection and research, evidence based rehabilitation of cervical and thoracic spine. Texas Chiropractic College Post Graduate Department, Ashland, Kentucky, 2013

Identification of  Traumatic Cervical Spine Injury, Colossus, The AMA Guidelines of Impairment, The Croft Treatment Guidelines: What do they say about spinal ligament injuries? Texas Chiropractic College Post Graduate Department, Ashland, Kentucky, 2013

Imaging for Objective Soft Tissue Injury Analysis, Standardized Subluxation Spinal Analysis and Spinal Instability Correlation, Review of radiographic guidelines, how to objectively document spinal ligament injuries, and correlate these injuries to the prognosis of the patient. American Spinal Injury and Impairment Consultants, Life University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2012

Credentials and Clinically Correlating Causality, The significance documentation and credentials in the personal injury field with a focus on clinically correlating causality, bodily injury and persistent functional loss as sequellae. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2012


Certification as a  Chiropractic Insurance Consultant (CCIC), Logan Chiropractic College, St. Louis, Missouri, 2012


Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (DACO), Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, Iowa, 2011


Fellowship, Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO), The Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists, Davenport, Iowa, 2011


Dynamic Analysis Treatment and Rehab of Movement Related Dysfunctions, Evaluation and rehabilitation of chronic spinal injuries and abnormal biomechanics. University of Bridgeport, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011


Medical Report Writing for  Motor Vehicle Collision Cases, Critical documentation, narrative report preparation and writing that every personal injury and forensic expert needs to know. Southern California University of Health Sciences, St. Louis, Missouri, 2009


Treatment of Physical Injuries and Clinical Management, Physiotherapy and exercise training as it applies to case management and improved clinical outcomes. Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, Iowa, 2007


Clinical Application of Mechanical Traction, Protocol and techniques that best utilizes mechanical traction and decompression equipment to reduce disc herniation. Northwestern Health Services University, Lexington Kentucky, 2007


Certification in Motor Vehicle Crash Forensic Risk Analysis (MVC-FRA), Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, California, 2006


Clinical Chiropractic Educational Symposium, Clinical management and research review of neuromuscular re-education and active rehabilitation of acute and chronic spinal conditions. Kentucky Association of Chiropractors, Owensboro, Kentucky, 2005


Chiropractic Certification in Spinal Trauma (C.C.S.T.), International Chiropractic Association, Chicago, Illinois, 2004


Certification in AMA Guides to the Evaluation and Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition , The National University of Health Sciences, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2003


Whiplash Biomechanics: What We Know as of Summer 2003, Review of 2003 scientific research and publication from the diverse fields of clinical medicine and automotive safety engineering literature related to the subject of whiplash and related disorder. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


The Pathophysiology of Whiplash Injuries and their Diagnostic Counterparts: Is it Muscle or Spine? Investigation of sources of pain post motor vehicle crash including muscle, ligament, facet, disc, and vertebral endplates. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


Spinal Trauma Interfacing and Influencing the Neuro-endocrine Control of Immune System Function, An overview of the two major pathway systems that are involved in a cross-talk between brain and immune system: the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and the sympathetic nervous system. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement,  Chicago, Illinois, 2003


Science Based Crash Countermeasures, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's perspective on automobile safety features and the influence they have to risk of injury to vehicle occupants. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


Understanding and Effectively Responding to an Insurers' Cost Containment Practices in a Personal Injury Case for Today's Chiropractor, Understanding the role of Colossus, the impact it has on payment of provider bills, determining what is reasonable and necessary, and case value drivers. American Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


How Could Anyone be Hurt with so Little Damage? Understanding and neutralizing the minor impact soft tissue defense strategy. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement,  Chicago, Illinois, 2003


Cervical Auto Trauma: Vehicle, Seat, Occupant, and Tissue Response,  How vehicle, seat, and occupant tissue response act and interact to affect the potential for whiplash injury. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


Ligamentous Instability-To Manipulate or Not to Manipulate, History of  failure instability, new research, imaging methods, risk versus benefit with manipulation. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


Objective Documentation in the Clinical Setting, Clinical history, type of crash, effects of injuries on activities of daily living, objective documentation, and exit exam. American Chiropractic Association,  International Chiropractors Association Rehab Council, The Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Chicago, Illinois, 2003


New Era in Whiplash: Clinical Approach to Spine Trauma, The diagnosis, treatment, and management of injuries to occupants including neck injuries, brain injuries, soft tissue injuries, headaches and other clinical syndromes resulting from whiplash. International Chiropractic Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2003


New Era in Whiplash: Medical-Legal Considerations, The documentation and correlation of patients' loss of function as a result of spinal injuries that resulted from a motor vehicle crash. International Chiropractic Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2003


Certification in Whiplash, Brain Injury and Related  Disorders, Southern California University of Health Sciences, San Diego, California, 2002


Annual Advanced Program Presented by Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Review of 2002 scientific research and publication from the diverse fields of clinical medicine and automotive safety engineering literature related to the subject of whiplash and related disorders. Southern California University of Health Sciences, San Diego, California, 2002


X-Ray Diagnosis & Treatment of Spinal Conditions, Radiographic diagnosis of spinal injuries and anomalies and how they affect a patient's case management. Logan College of Chiropractic, Lexington, Kentucky, 2001

 

SELECTED LECTURING and CONSULTING


Lecturer, Biomechanics and Clinical Considerations in Motor Vehicle Trauma, Kentucky Association of Trial Attorneys, Louisville, Kentucky, 2005


Lecturer, Motor Vehicle Trauma Risk Factors Effecting Prognosis, Bluegrass Trial Attorneys, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004


Lecturer, Whiplash, Risk Factors for Recovery and Chiropractic Record Keeping, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants: Annual Convention, Georgetown, Kentucky, 2004


Lecturer, Facts and Myths of Minor Impact Soft Tissue Injuries, Bluegrass Trial Attorneys, Lexington, Kentucky, 2003

 

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS


Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2012-Present


National Strength and Conditioning Association, Member, 2012-Present


The Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists, Member, 2011-Present


Kentucky Association of Chiropractors, Member, 2002-Present

 

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE


The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Member, Frankfort, Kentucky, 2010-Present


Leadership Montgomery County, Graduate Member, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2010-Present


Montgomery County Masonic Lodge , Master Mason, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2010-Present


Montgomery County Council for the Arts, Sponsor of Multiple Events, Mt. Sterling Kentucky, 2005-Present


4-H Youth Program, Show and Sale, Sponsor,  Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2002-Present


Donation of a Backpack Safety Program to Montgomery County Schools, Sponsor, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2002


Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, Sponsor of Multiple Events. Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2001-Present


Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Bowl for Kids Sake, Sponsor, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2001-Present


Montgomery County Schools, Sponsor of Various Athletic and Extracurricular Programs, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2001-Present


Montgomery County Family Resource Center, Angel Tree Program, Sponsor, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, 2000-Present


 

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