Abstract Presentations At Conferences/Symposia

presentation_abstracts are brief summaries of scientific or clinical research that are presented at scientific symposia or conferences. The abstract may be presented in a slide format or a poster presentation. While the presentation_abstracts are published, often the authors consider if they wish to write a complete article and submit it to a journal. The following are presentation_abstracts presented at various conferences (listed by year):


 

2013

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Devices May Be Considered For Post-Operative Lumbar Spine Mircodecompression Recoveryand Return To Play: A Case Study
Jeremy S. Summers, DC, ATC, CCSP;Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS; Soft Tissue Center at D.I.S.C, Marina del Rey and Newport Beach, CA, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA

The Incidence Of Back Pain In Women During Menopause: A Literature Review
Justin Grasmeyer, DC, DACBSPab; Jeremy Summers, DC, CCSP, MAOM, ATC; Joseph Horrigan, DC, DACBSP; The Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA; Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA.

2012

Musculoskeletal: Asymptomatic Pubic Ramus Stress Response in a NCAA Division I Track Athlete.
JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, SJ Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, D Velasquez, DC, CCSP, JJ Grasmeyer, DC, DACBSP, Jennifer M. Watters, DC, LAc. Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA. 

2011

Pulling Lifts Do Not Sufficiently Develop Cervical Spine Extensor Strength: A Case Study
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSPab, William K. Bergman, PhDa, Justin J. Grasmeyer, DC, CCSPab. aSoft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA,  bSouthern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA.

Recurrent Tibia Bone Stress Response In A 20-Year-Old Elite Speed Skater As A Result Of Overtraining: A Case Study.
Justin J. Grasmeyer, DC, CCSPab; Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCSab; David Velasquez, DC, CCSP, CSCSa; Steven J. Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, CSCSa;  aSoft Tissue Center at D.I.S.C, Marina del Rey, CA, bSouthern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA

A Two Year Retrospective Analysis Of The Occurrence Rate Of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome In A Chiropractic Sports Medicine Practice.
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSPab, Justin J. Grasmeyer, DC, CCSPab, Edward Carden, MDc, aSoft Tissue Center at D.I.S.C, Marina del Rey, CA, bSouthern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA, cDiagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina del Rey, CA.

2009

A 12 Year-Old Figure Skater With A Fractured Sacrum
David Velasquez DC CCSP Melissa A. Nagare DC, LAc, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA.

A Professional Volleyball Player With Elbow Pain
David Velasquez DC, CCSP Steven J. Tunnell DC, DACBSP, Melissa A. Nagare DC, LAc, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA.

Shoulder – Two Cases Of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Mimicing Adhesive Capsulitis
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP®, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA; Edward Carden, MD, DISC, Marina del Rey, CA.

2008

Case series: abdominal muscle injuries in athletes
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP; Steven J. Tunnell, DC, DACBSP; David Velasquez, DC, CCSP. Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA.

Case Series: Thoracic Intramedullary Vascularized Lipomas
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA; Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD, Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care (DISC), Marina del Rey, CA; Melissa A. Nagare, DC, LAc, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA.

2007

Incidental Finding Of Pleural Infection In A Recreational Weight Trainee: A Case Study
Joseph Horrigan, DC, DACBSP; Steven Tunnell, DC, DACBSP; David Velasquez, DC; Richard Fox, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina Del Rey, CA.

Reduction Of Achilles Tendon Pain After Using Creatine Monohydrate: A Case Study
Joseph M Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA, SCUHS, Whittier, CA; Steven J. Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA; David Velasquez, DC, Soft Tissue Center at Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA; Keedrick Gardner, SCUHS, Whittier, CA.

Infrapatellar Neuropathy Mimicing A Symptomatic Medial Meniscus Tear: A Case Study
Joseph M Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA, SCUHS, Whittier, CA; Edward Carden, MD, Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA; Steven J. Tunnell, DC, DACBSP,; David Velasquez, DC, Soft Tissue Center at Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA.

Symptomatic Chiari Malformation Type I In A Recreational Triathlete: A Case Study
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA; Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD, Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina del Rey, CA; David Velasquez, DC, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA; Steven J. Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina del Rey, CA.

2006

Changes In Bodyfat Percentage In Professional Hockey Players After Increasing Anaerobic Training And Decreasing Aerobic Training
JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at DISC, Marina Del Rey, CA, D Good, CSCS, West Coast Sports Performance, Manhattan Beach, CA, K Feder, MD, West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA,
M Aoi, West Coast Sports Performance, Manhattan Beach, CA.

Resolution Of An Acute Rotator Cuff Strain With Biofeedback/Tens And Soft Tissue Mobilization
Category: Shoulder – Powerlifting
JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, SJ Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center at Diagnostic and Interventional Spinal Care, Marina Del Rey, CA; G Dupis, Santa Monica, CA.

2005

Resolution Of Ulnar Neuropathy With Soft Tissue Mobilization In A Dancer: A Case Study
D Velasquez, DC, CSCS, JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS,
Soft Tissue Center at Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA

Treatment Of OS Trigonum In A Dancer: A Case Study
CE Moreau, DC, CCSP; D Velasquez, DC, Soft Tissue Center at Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA

An 18-Month Retrospective Analysis Of The Prevalence Of Hyper-Reflexia In Patients Presenting With Cervical Spine Complaints
SJ Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS; David Velasquez, DC, CSCS; Chad E. Moreau, DC, CCSP, CSCS, Soft Tissue Center at Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA

Comparison Of Cervical MRI Findings In Patients With Pathologic Reflexes
JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, SJ Tunnell, DC, DACBSP, CSCS;
D Velasquez, DC, CSCS, CE Moreau, DC, CCSP, CSCS;
Soft Tissue Center at Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA

Max VO2, Vertical Jump And Sprint Velocity As Predictors Of Selection To An NHL Roster

John N. Nash Award for Best Multi-Disciplinary Abstract

JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, Soft Tissue Center at Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA; D Good, CSCS, SSC, West Coast Sports Performance, Manhattan Beach, CA; KS Feder, MD, West Coast Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA; M Aoi, West Coast Sports Performance, Manhattan Beach, CA

Resolution Of Thoracic Pain Following A One-Level Cervical Fusion: A Case Study.
JM Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, Soft Tissue Center at Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA; RS Bray, MD, Marina Spine and Sport, Marina Del Rey, CA

2003

Sports hernia: evaluation, treatment, and results of surgical intervention in the competitive athlete.
Keith Feder, MD, West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA, USA; Robert Shorr, MD, WCSM, Manhattan Beach, CA; Craig Smith, MD, WCSM, Manhattan Beach, CA; Thad Woodward, MD, UCLA-Harbor City, Harbor City, CA; Joseph Horrigan, CSCS, Soft Tissue Center, Manhattan Beach, CA.

2001

Relationship between jumps and skating speed in ice hockey. Joseph M. Horrigan, Horrigan Sports Chiropractic, West Coast Sports Performance; Kenneth E. Vick, The Performance Edge; Keith S. Feder, West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine; David Good, West Coast Sports Performance.

1997

Changes in bodyweight in professional hockey players as an indicator of dehydration compared with performance assessment: A pilot study.
Joseph Horrigan, DC, Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA; Keith Feder, MD, West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Manhattan Beach, CA; Robert Reiss, MD, Daniel Freeman Hospital, Inglewood, CA; Rick Burrill, ATC, Long Beach, CA.

Changes in bodyweight in professional hockey players as an indicator of dehydration after hydration protocol instruction compared with pre-dehydration instruction.
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, Los Angeles, CA; Keith S. Feder, MD, Manhattan Beach, CA; Robert Reiss, MD, Westchester, CA; Rick Burrill, ATC, Long Beach, CA; G. Douglas Andersen, DC, Brea, CA.

Team Physician Misdiagnosis: Statistical Analysis.
Edward H. Scale, DC, DACBSP, El Segundo, CA; Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Los Angeles, CA; G. Douglas Andersen, DC, DACBSP, Brea, CA.

Prevalence and association of six clinical subacromial impingement tests and diagnosis.
Steven J. Tunnell, DC, CCSP; Sildic C. Chan, DC, CCSP; Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBP, Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Efficacy and reliability of the subscapularis lift-off test.
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Giovanni A. Silva, DC, Mitchell A. Lazar, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Correlation between five clinical subacromial impingement tests and manual muscle tests of the supraspinatus.
Edward J. Reynolds, DC, DABCO; Ray Kovacs, DC; Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP; Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Prevalence of rotator cuff strength patterns and their relationship to anterior glenohumeral instability.
Edward J. Reynolds, DC, DABCO, Sildic C. Chan, DC, CCSP, Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA.
LEONARD N. SCHROEDER AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL RESEARCH

1996

Comparison of motion palpation of the cervical spine versus flexion/extension lateral view radiographs: A pilot study.
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA; Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD, Institute of Spinal Disorders, Los Angeles, CA.

1995

Jumper’s knee associated with plyometric depth jumping: A 10 case retrospective analysis.
Joseph M. Horrigan, DC, DACBSP, Soft Tissue Center, Los Angeles, CA; Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD, FACSM, Santa Monica Orthopedic Group, Santa Monica, CA.