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to Sacro Occipital Technique Organization - USA. SOTO-USA is a
nonprofit organization formed to promote the awareness, understanding
and utilization of the Sacro Occipital Technique� method of chiropractic
as founded and developed by Dr. Major Bertrand DeJarnette. Over 70 years in development by Dr. DeJarnette with
collaborative efforts and research assistance from many famous names in
the health care profession, Sacro Occipital Technique offers an indicator based,
comprehensive approach to patient assessment and treatment.
In a continuing effort to offer the latest information in addition to
the Clinical Symposium, SOTO-USA offers special opportunities for
hands-on teaching of Sacro Occipital Technique to licensed
chiropractors and chiropractic students. Special member discount
benefits are also available for quality professional journals and a
variety of texts and book publications.
- SOT Research Update - September 2016
- In this current update issue we will share information about "Who determines how you practice chiropractic." and information about the Landmark Joint ACC, RAC, WFC, NCLC, and ACA Conference in Washington, DC March 15-18, 2017. Also shared will be various related research studies and information about sacroiliac joint fusion, which I hope will be of interest to SOT practitioners.
- SOT Research Update - June 2016
- In this current update issue we will share the presentations from the SOT Research Conference that took place this May 13-14th, 2016 in New Orleans. Along with the abstracts of the presentations we are offering the videos of the presentation for your viewing. The SOT Conference 2016 Proceedings, which has full text articles and is over 200 pages, can be purchased through SOTO-USA.
- SOT Research Update - March 2016
- In this current update issue we will share the SOT related papers presented at this year's ACC RAC conference, a SOT related paper recently accepted for a Brain Injury Conference, a request to take a survey on the future of chiropractic research, and a review of this year's SOT Research Conference taking place this May 12-14th, 2016 in New Orleans.
- SOT Research Update - December 2015
- n this current update issue we will share the 2015 SOT research year in review, ask for participation in a SOT related pediatric survey (takes less than a minute), provide an invitation to submit research papers to the upcoming 8th Annual SOT Research Conference taking place this May 12-14th, 2016 in New Orleans, and updates on chiropractic cervical care and vascular related issues.
- SOT Research Update - September 2015
- In this current update issue we will provide an invitation to submit research papers to the upcoming 8th Annual SOT Research Conference, taking place this May 12-14th, 2016 in New Orleans. Information about two SOT papers recently accepted for the upcoming COCA conference in Australia, information about submitting papers to the Parker Research Conference in Las Vegas, what evidence is there about sleeping postures to prevent neck or back pain, and a recent study on foot inserts and sacroiliac joint dysfunction patients.
- SOT Research Update - June 2015
- In this current update issue we will provide links to the 7th SOT Research Conference; its abstracts and videos of the presentations to view for FREE. Also presented are three new SOT and cranial related articles recently published in PubMed journals as well as three SOT research presentations from the 2015 WFC/ECU Conferences. Some recent research findings of interest are also shared regarding a problem of an anterior dental bridge across a patient's midline, cervical adjustments and stroke, harnessing the placebo effect, and a recent finding of a lymphatic system within the central nervous system.
- SOT Research Update - March 2015
- In this issue we will review the 2015 SOT research presented at the ACC RAC Conferences and how SOT chiropractors offer a great opportunity to Dental Chiropractic co-treatment of the temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD). Also see the current line up for this year's SOT Research Conference happening May 7, 2015 in New Orleans.
- SOT Research Update - December 2014
- In this issue we will review the 2014 research activities of your SOTO-USA research team. Please see how SOT has been represented extensively nationally and internationally in various chiropractic research conferences. Please take a moment to view the "Remembering the Major" video available for free through SOTO-USA. For more information see below.
- SOT Research Update - September 2014
- In this issue we will share the SOT related papers recently accepted for the IRAPS, WFC-ACC, and COCA Conferences. Also shared will be my response to a communication from a chiropractor regarding cervical manipulation and stroke on a research list.
- Cervical Adjusting and Stroke - August 2014
- The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA) released a statement on "Cervical Arterial Dissections and Association with Cervical Manipulative Therapy: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals." Please check out this audiovisual lecture by Christine Goertz, DC, PhD so you can be informed.
- SOT Research Update - June 2014
- In this issue we will present the papers presented at the ECU Conference in Dublin Ireland, review the recent 2014 SOT Research Conference, discuss what constitutes authorship, present new research of CSF production and circulation, and share how an occipital adjustment may help patients with a frozen shoulder.
- SOT Research Update - March 2014
- In this issue we will review the recent 2014 ACC-RAC Conference presentations and announcing the acceptance of SOT papers to the upcoming European Chiropractic Union Conference in Dublin, Ireland.
- SOT Research Update - December 2013
- In this issue we will review the 2013 research activities of your SOTO-USA research team. Please see how SOT has been represented extensively nationally and internationally in various chiropractic research conferences.
- SOT Research Update - September 2013
- What are common research terms used in the literature that may help us better understand clinical encounters in our office? Why can these terms help us temper our thoughts about a patient's response to our treatment?
- SOT Research Update - June 2013
- In this issue we will update you on some exciting new SOT related papers at the 5th SOT Research Conference in Atlanta, Georgia May 2, 2013. This fall 2013 SOT related research will again be shared at the NABIS, IRAPS, and World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain Conferences. Some interesting SOT and cranial related research will also be shared in this issue.
- SOT Research Update - March 2013
- In this issue we will update you on some exciting new SOT related papers accepted at various research conference nationally and internationally in 2013, such as the ACC RAC Conference in Washington, DC, WFC Conference in Durban, South Africa, ECU Conference in Barcelona, Spain, SOT Research Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Chiropractic History Conference in Greeley, Colorado, and the World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain in Durbai.
- SOT Research Update - December 2012
- In this issue we will review the 2012 research activities of your SOTO-USA research team. Please see how SOT has been represented extensively nationally and internationally in various chiropractic research conferences. SOT is onChiroACCESS and WikiChiro.
- SOT Research Update - September 2012
- In this issue we will share the SOT related studies that will be shared at upcoming Research Conferences. Also a recent study discussing SOT blocking as part of a treatment protocol for piriformis muscle syndrome, generalized hypermobility syndrome - its relationship to category two, and the limited research supporting the use of parachutes.
- SOT Research Update - June 2012
- In this issue we will share the 4th SOT Research Conference that took place in Atlanta Georgia May 3, 2012. The full SOT conference can be viewed for free on You Tube, abstracts have been posted, and SOT Research Conference Proceedings are available (130 pages). Also shared is an interesting update which may change our view of cholesterol ratios.
- SOT Research Update - March 2012
- In this issue we will review the ACC-RAC 2012 research activities of your SOTO-USA research team. This year's ACC-RAC conference was the largest ever with close to 500 doctors present.
- SOT Research Update - December 2011
- In this issue we will review the 2011 research activities of your SOTO-USA research team. Please see how in 2011 SOT has been represented extensively nationally and internationally in various chiropractic research conferences as well as see the new papers accepted for the ACC RAC 2012.
- SOT Research Update - September 2011
- In this issue we will share information about new papers accepted for the IRAPS and COCA conferences. SOT is on ChiroACCESS and a wonderful doctor and student sharing group called SOT Case Reports is up and running. Some interesting abstracts about chiropractic and osteopathic cranial manipulation are also presented.
- SOT Research Update - June 2011
- In this issue we will share information about writing for publications and some interesting presentations at the recent SOT Research Conference in Nashville. Do we have innate knowledge? Is there a relationship between spine and facial structure? What is the "numbers needed to treat" mean? Do you remember? ... A quick review of the history of chiropractic and AMA.
- SOT Research Update - March 2011
- In this issue we will share information on upcoming or recently pasted research conferences such as the ACC-RAC Conference this past month, the upcoming WFC Conference in Brazil, and the SOT Research Conference in Nashville in May. Also included is information about our website and how you can expand your understanding of research.
- SOT Research Update - December 2010 - Year in Review
- In this issue we are reviewing our research activities and due to their extensive nature I will limit additional words. If you would like a link to a specific article's abstract please contact me directly. The 3rd Annual SOT Research Conference in Nashville this May 19, 2011 is shaping up nicely so please send in your submissions soon.
- SOT Research Update - November 2010
- In this issue we are featuring information on the 2nd Annual SOT Research Conference with information about the 3rd SOT Research Conference this May 19th in Nashville. We will share information about SOT papers presented at other research conferences and about the difficulties for our colleagues in Great Britain. Lastly take some time and meet Dr. DeJarnette.
- SOT Research Update - September 2010
- In this issue we are featuring tips on how to submit a case report to a research conference or peer reviewed published literature, accepted SOT and cranial related submissions to the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association Research Conference, and information about the World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain.
- SOT Research Update - June 2010
- In this issue we are featuring answers for common question "How does craniosacral therapy and differ from SOT cranial or osteopathic cranial?" To answer this question we need to look at some history and how things have developed. As a representative of SOT I have had discussions with the two chiropractic pediatric journals regarding their use of craniosacral therapy to describe chiropractic cranial manipulative interventions.
- SOTO-USA: Looking Back at 10 Years of Accomplishments
- A few days ago I sat back and was fairly amazed at the wonders that SOTO-USA has accomplished in such a short period of time. Sometimes as we step forward to create new exciting options for chiropractic and SOT doctors it is nice to look back and acknowledge our accomplishments.
- SOT Research Update - March 2010
- As spring 2010 rapidly approaching we have a review of some SOT related articles presented at the ACC/RAC conferences and information about articles accepted for the European Chiropractic Union conference. Also in this research update we will also share information about SOTO Europe's 25th Anniversary Conference in May 21-23, 2010 in Old Windsor.
- SOT Research - Update - February 2010
- Up ahead in March 2010 SOTO-USA will be representing the SOT community at the RAC/ACC conferences for its 10th year in a row having a paper accepted for presentation. Also we have exciting new news of paper acceptance at three prestigious conferences it was difficult to wait for the March update to share the great news. SOTO-USA has 7 papers accepted for three conferences: World Congress on Lower Back Pain, Association for the History of Chiropractic Conference, and the World Congress for Brain Injury.
- SOT Research Update - December 2009
- With the close of 2009 rapidly approaching and a new decade virtually looking over our shoulders it can be helpful reviewing something that happened this past year and looking to this upcoming year. Just this past year we had the first SOT research conference that was patterned after the major chiropractic research conferences with 28 quality articles in this year's proceedings book. We had the opportunity to share SOT research at the 2009 RAC/ACC and WFC/ICCR conferences as well as develop greater awareness of dental and chiropractic co-treatment opportunities.
- SOT Dental Chiropractic Research Update - 2009
- Aside from some interesting dental chiropractic research articles this update discusses two factions within the dental field that appear to have differing opinions regarding the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of TMD. One faction believes that TMD is primarily a biopsychosocial issue and predominately will respond to medication, psychological stress intervention, and lifestyle modification . The other faction, represented by the AATMD, believes that dental occlusion, condylar position, and airway space plays an important part in the etiology of TMD  and therefore needs to be addressed in a dentist's diagnosis and treatment.
- SOT Research Update - September 2009
- This update features two articles with one related to the use of supine orthopedic blocks for cervical spine strength and cranial treatment and its affect on delay developmental disorders. Also information about how SOT is reaching out presenting information to the ICPA, ICAK-USA, AACP, & TMD Alliance groups.
- SOT Research Update ICCR/WFC 2009
- This update features information on paper accepted for the International Conference of Chiropractic Research (ICCR), Montreal, Canada's Conference Proceedings related to SOT and cranial Papers.
- SOT Research Update RAC/ACC 2009
- This update features information on a "Call for Papers" for the first SOT Research Conference and 2009 RAC/ACC Conference Accepted SOT Papers as well as other SOT related articles.
- SOT Research Update - March 2009
- This update features information about the first SOT Research Conference, RAC/ACC Conference Accepted SOT Papers, WFC/FCER ICCR Conference Accepted SOT Papers, and the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.
- SOT Research Update - December 2008
- This update features information on a Twin Study and Disc Degeneration, SOT and AHSN, SOT Practice Based Studies, and Intrareliability of Cranial Strain Patterns.
- ACA Aetna Survey: Important for SOT Practitioners
- I am sending out this broadcast e-mail to get some help from our colleagues for a follow-up survey by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) regarding actions of Aetna Insurance Company affecting the chiropractic profession. This survey can be very important to SOT doctors and it is important for our voice to be heard at the ACA.
- SOT Dental Chiropractic Research Update - 2008
- This update features a few articles discussing body posture and its relationship with dental occlusion as well as how the dynamics of the foot and anterior cruciate ligament can relate to our masticatory system
- SOT Research Update - September 2008
- This update features abstracts relating to Chiropractic and Stroke: What Are Our Responsibilities?, Gadolinium, MRI, and End-Stage Kidney Disease, and Impaired Antibody Synthesis after Spinal Cord Injury is Level- Dependent and is related to Sympathetic Nervous System Dysregulation.
- Chiropractic & Cardiovascular Update - April 2008
- This update features information on some relatively new concepts on cardiovascular health and cholesterol which may be of importance for the chiropractic profession.
- SOT Research Update - March 2008
- This update features abstracts about Pelvic Torsion and Anatomical Leg Length Inequality, Developmental Delay Syndromes and Chiropractic, Poor Postural Control May Signal Autonomic Imbalance, Reliability of the Prone Leg Length Analysis Procedure, Plagiocephaly and SOT Cranial Treatment, and Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease (GERD).
- SOT Research Update - December 2007
- This update features information on some SOT papers recently accepted for presentation at the 2008 ACC/RAC conference and in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association (PubMed indexed journal), the relatively new concept called, "Clinical Prediction Rules" (CPRs), ICPA Pediatric Practice Based Research, and Cranial Research Papers from the 50th Annual American Osteopathic Association.
- Cervical Spine Manipulation Risks: An Update - September 2007
- With the research coming it showing that chiropractic care is not the cause of strokes rarely found with cervical adjusting but that patients with a stroke in progress will have head and neck pain and seek chiropractic care. How can we protect our patients and be aware of a stroke in progress?
- SOT Dental Research Update - 2007
- This update features: SOT and the Treatment of TMJ: Why Dentists and Chiropractors Need to Work Together, A Randomised Controlled Pilot Study of Chiropractic Craniomandibular Treatment for Chronic TMD, Neuroplasticity of Neck/Craniofacial Pain Mechanisms: A Review of Basic Science Studies, Migraine with Aura Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke, and Chiropractic Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Pain: A Case Series - Integrative Dental and Chiropractic Care.
- SOT Research Update - September 2007
- SOT and the Treatment of TMJ: Why Dentists and Chiropractors Need to Work Together, A Randomised Controlled Pilot Study of Chiropractic Craniomandibular Treatment for Chronic TMD, Neuroplasticity of Neck/Craniofacial Pain Mechanisms: A Review of Basic Science Studies, Migraine with Aura Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke, and Chiropractic Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Pain: A Case Series - Integrative Dental and Chiropractic Care.
- SOT Research Update - June 2007
- This update will focus on research presented at the recent Portugal International Conference, the New York Chiropractic College Symposium, and an update on a new chiropractic journal in PubMed and available search engines.
- SOT Research Update - March 2007
- This updated features how CMRT Makes the Grade in Massachusetts, Non-Synaptic Messaging: Piezoelecticity, Bioelectric Fields, Neuromelanin and Dentocranial Implications, New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) 2nd Annual Symposium on Chiropractic Technique, SOT Gains Recognition in Chiropractics Peer Reviewed Journals, SOT Submits Papers to the World Congress of Chiropractic Research Conference in Portugal, and SOTO-USA Has Paper Accepted to the RAC/ACC Research Conference.
- SOT Research Update - March 2007: Supplement
- The 2007 Research Agenda for Chiropractic (RAC) / Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC) Conferences offered an amazing opportunity to meet with the foremost chiropractic researchers, college instructors and administration where the pulse of chiropractic's future research can be palpated. The purpose of this update is to share some of the latest research presented at this conference and offer some commentary about how this might relate to SOT practitioners.
- SOT Research Update - December 2006
- This update features articles on diabetes, CMRT, and neurological implications; delayed developmental disorders, ADHD, and stress response and chiropractic; SOT oncological interdisciplinary care, and Interexaminer Reliability of Three Methods to Determine Side of Sacral Restriction, Sacral Base Position, and Innominate Bone Position.
- SOT Response to ACA Journal - December 2006
- The past November and current December 2006 issues of the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association have had two extensive articles discussing chiropractic diagnosis and treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction. While the information is important, well presented and of value, what I found amazing or shocking is that Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) was not even given a minor mention.
- A Challenge to SOT from 1984 - December 2006
- While clearing out my cabinets and files for the new year I came upon this article I had saved from September 1984. At the time I was actually quite hopeful to see this back and forth challenge and discussion because I had hopes for many of my questions being answered during the process. Where are we now in 2006?
- SOT Dental Research Update - 2006
- This dental update features: The effect of condyle fossa relationships on head posture.
Influence of body posture in the prevalence of craniomandibular dysfunction, Reflex control of the spine and posture: a review of the literature from a chiropractic perspective, Combined effect of vestibular and craniomandibular disorders on postural behaviour., Oral squamous cell carcinoma: an atypical presentation mimicking temporomandibular joint disorder, and Vertebral Osteomyelitis Caused by Prevotella (Bacteroides) Melaninogenicus.
- SOT Research Update - September 2006
- This update features: Cranial-pelvic relationships,
Pelvic muscles influence the sacroiliac joint - An electrophysiologic study of mechanoreceptors in the sacroiliac joint and adjacent tissues, The morphology and biomechanics of latissimus dorsi, and Provocative sacroiliac joint maneuvers and sacroiliac joint block are unreliable for diagnosing sacroiliac joint pain.
- Cranial Therapeutic Care: Is There any Evidence? - July 2006
- Cranial therapeutic care was seriously challenged. What has SOTO-USA research team done? This newsletter is a sample of the work Sacro Occipital Technique Organization - USA is doing for the Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) and chiropractic community supporting clinical care that is being threatened to be eliminated from manual health care.
- SOT Research Update - June 2006
- This update features: Psoas contraction and the effect on expiratory lung volume, SOT treatment with trapezius fiber & blocking, Sacro-Occipital Technique and chiropractic manipulative reflex technique effects on heart rate variability, Anatomy of the interosseous region of the sacroiliac joint, Proprioceptive Insoles - The Next Generation in Foot Insoles, and Cardiovascular Events in Patients.
- SOT Research Update: Supplemental Edition - March 2006
- This supplemental update features information from the 2006 ACC RAC Conference: Angina visceral mimicry syndrome: A proposed collaborative integrative treatment model, Patient preference for wellness care: Is it on the menu?, The Effect of Sacro Occipital Technique Category II Blocking on Spinal Ranges of Motion: A Case Series, Interesting Case Histories from ACC/RAC, A case study of back and renal cell carcinoma, and Headache due to intracranial aneurysm: A case study.
- Bridging Chiropractic Researchers and Clinicians - March 2006
- Is there a gap between chiropractic research and clinical worlds? This newsletter features: Proprietary techniques, technique wizards, and technique peddlers, Chiropractic Research Peddler Technique, SOT Entering the 21st Century, and Researching brand name techniques.
- SOT Research Update - March 2006
- This update features: SOT Entering the 21st Century: Developing an Evidenced Base Approach, Alliance of TMD Organizations, The Effect of Sacro Occipital Technique Category II Blocking on Spinal Ranges of Motion: A Case Series, Changes in coordination of postural control during dynamic stance in chronic low back pain patients, and Interexaminer reliability and validity for diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders of visual leg measurements used in dental kinesiology.
- Case Studies Newsletter ~ May 2012
- Dr. Getzoff presents an interactive case study on a 66 year old male that presented with bilateral buttock and upper posterior leg pain, bilateral posterior knee pain and restriction predominant on the right lower extremity.
- Case Studies Newsletter - February 2012
- The following is a novel case history of a 65 year old male patient was seen at this office presenting with chief complaint of left lower back pain radiating into the left groin, the left hip area (iliofemoral), and down the left lateral leg, but not below the knee. He will present novel methods of treatment and diagnosis involving SOTO (Step Out Turn Out) Procedure, Sitting Disc Technique, and Straight Leg Raise Test.
- Case Studies Newsletter - November 2011
- The following is a novel case history of a 62-year-old female patient treated at Dr. Getzoff's office. Following the case history some terms will be discussed such as Sacro Occipital Technique: A systems approach, R+C Factors, Cervical Stairstep, and Maxillary/Malar Adjusting.
- Case Studies Newsletter - August 2011
- The following is a novel case history of a 77-year-old patient treated at Dr. Getzoff's office. Following the case history some terms will be discussed such as Sacro Occipital Technique: A systems approach, mastoid squamosal sutural release, sitting disc technique, and SOTO.
SOTO-USA SEMINAR & REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Fees (all fees in US dollars): 12-hour seminars -
Chiropractor (DC): $350.00,
Member DC: $315.00,
DC Re-Taking Same Class $250.00
1st-2nd Year DC: $250,
Member 1st-2nd Year DC: $215,
1st-2nd Year DC Re-Taking Same Class $175.00
Chiropractic Student: $175.00,
Member Student: $158.00, DC
Student Re-Taking Same Class $100.00
Fees (all fees in US dollars): 8-hour seminars -
Chiropractor (DC): $275.00,
Member DC: $248.00,
DC Re-Taking Same Class $200.00
1st-2nd Year DC: $200,
Member 1st-2nd Year DC: $180,
1st-2nd Year DC Re-Taking Same Class $125.00
Chiropractic Student: $125.00,
Member Student: $113.00, DC
Student Re-Taking Same Class $75.00
When announced CEU's available through NYCC depending on venue
Visit our website (under events and seminars) for a complete listing and descriptions
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