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Dr. Demetrios Athans has been a licensed
Chiropractor since 1994.

Dr. Demetrios Athans is married with two children and has been  freeing people from pain for over 20 years. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Athans is committed to promoting the health and well being of his patients.

Dr. Athans uses a "whole person approach" when taking care of his patients. By combining the very best hands-on-technique, state of the art physiotherapy procedures Dr. Athans is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

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EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Life Chiropractic College, Marietta, GA

Graduation Date: December 1993

 BACHELOR OF ARTS

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Graduation Date: June 1986

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

Full time private practice of Chiropractic since 1996.

Chiropractic practice includes conservative treatment of disorders of the neck and back, including soft tissue sprains and strains, non-surgical intervertebral disc conditions, nerve root lesions, osteoarthritis of the spine, whiplash associated disorders, fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes, cervicogenic headaches and migraines.

WHIPLASH RELATED POST DOCTORAL STUDIES

Diagnostic Imaging & Testing Interpretation and Protocols MRI protocols and interpretation, CAT scan protocols and interpretation, x-ray trauma series protocols and interpretation, bone scan protocols and interpretation, EMG/NCV protocols and utilization and International Classification of Disease trauma coding,CMCS Management Post Doctoral Education Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, New York 2008

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma PatientAn in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY 2008

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma PatientAn extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of "risk factors" in spinal injury,CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Crash Dynamics and it's Relationship to CausalityAn extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, Newton's, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

MRI, Bone Scan & X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient

MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, Bone Scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient

Electromyography (EMG,) Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV,) Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP,) Visual Evoked Potential (VEP,) Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgarphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopatholy, myopatholgy, neuropathology, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING

Certified in Manipulation under Anesthesia

Certified in Myokinesthetic Technique

Certified in Cranial Release Technique

­PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Florida Board of Chiropractic

Tennessee Board of Chiropractic

Mississippi Board of Chiropractic

Alabama Board of Chiropractic

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