Dr. Dean Smith – The Importance of an Evidence Based Practice

Dean Smith, DC, PhDChiropractors, how do you take all of the current chiropractic research and develop an effective evidence based practice strategy? I will be joining Dr. Stu Hoffman and ChiroSecure next Tuesday, June 21st for The Importance of an Evidence Based Practice.

At this event you will learn:

  • What is an Evidence Based Practice?
  • The Importance of an Evidence Based Practice
  • Barriers to the Evidence Based Practice

Dr. Dean Smith is a practicing chiropractor and has published over 40 peer reviewed scientific articles and conference publications.  Dr. Smith will be presenting what leading chiropractic researchers are saying about their own research (from the chiropractic science podcast).  We will also discuss strategies to incorporate the latest science into your practice.

So mark your calendars for the following:

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  All chiropractors, associates and staff

WHEN: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, 2:00 PM EST


LENGTH: 30 to 40 minutes



REPLAY: For ChiroSecure Concierge Members

PLEASE NOTE: We will be providing valuable notes to every attendee of the Live Event.

CHIROSECURE CONCIERGE SERVICE: Sign up for our Concierge Service and we will automatically send you the video replay, the notes and the transcripts for all our Live Events without ever having to show up again.

*Supporting the Chiropractic community for over 25 years,  ChiroSecure’s Live Events educate and support you, the practitioner, by making sure you have the information you need to protect you, your practice and your future.




Dr. Heidi Haavik

006- Brain Adjustments with Dr. Heidi Haavik

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Learn what happens in your brain when a chiropractor adjusts your spine.  Dr Heidi Haavik is a chiropractor and a neurophysiologist who has worked in the area of human neurophysiology for over 15 years. Heidi has a PhD in human neurophysiology from the University of Auckland. Her work has been instrumental in building the base of scientific evidence demonstrating the efficacy of chiropractic care in improving people’s health and wellbeing. As a researcher, she has investigated the effects of chiropractic adjustments of dysfunctional spinal segments (vertebral subluxations) on somatosensory processing, sensorimotor integration and motor cortical output.

Dr Haavik is the Director of Research at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic where she has established the Centre for Chiropractic Research. Dr Haavik is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ontario, Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Canada and is a member of the World Federation of Chiropractic’s Research Council. Dr Haavik has received numerous research awards and has published a number of papers in chiropractic and neurophysiology journals. She has presented her work to both chiropractic and neuroscience communities around Australasia, North America and Europe. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and Journal of Chiropractic Education. She was named Chiropractor of the year in 2007 by both the New Zealand Chiropractic Association and the New Zealand College of Chiropractic Alumni Association.  She is also the author of a textbook – The Reality Check which describes in easy to understand language what happens in the brain when a chiropractor adjusts dysfunctional segments in your spine.

Read about Dr Haavik at her website, and get her book and posters at  Subscribe to Dr Haavik’s research service at to get great evidence-informed marketing material for chiropractic practices including among other things, videos for your website that explain how chiropractic works.  Interested in donating toward her research efforts?  Contact her at


Dr. Haavik and Dr. Smith at the Ohio State Chiropractic Association Convention, 2015

reality check

Dr. Haavik’s book: The Reality Check