Palmer CE 2nd Site

The Somatosensory Neuroplastic Effects of Chiropractic Care and What the Research Says About Joint Cavitation

Dr. Heidi Haavik will explain what research shows regarding somatosensory processing following chiropractic care. She also examines what joint cavitation is and what it means for the outcomes of care.



Module 1 Outline
  • SEPs
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials
  • Sensory Cortex
  • Sensory Changes
  • QUIZ



Module 2 Outline
  • SEPs
  • Subclinical Pain
  • Sensory Changes
  • Joint Position Sense
  • Sensory Filtering
  • QUIZ



Module 3 Outline
  • Prefrontal Cortex
  • Brain
  • Cortical Changes
  • QUIZ



Module 4 Outline
  • Review of literature about joint cavitation.
  • Joint cavitation and impact on care outcomes
    • Tribonucleation
    • Mobilization
    • Manipulation
    • QUIZ




Heidi Haavik, B.Sc., Ph.D.



  • Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz.
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