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Dr. Alan Joshua Woggon DC.

only son of Dr. Dennis & Brenda Woggon
born October 28th, 1980

 Academic Education:

Graduated Sauk Rapids High School in 1999
Lettered in Track & Field, Cross Country, Swimming, Academics, & Vocal Music
Participated in Speech, Drama, TARGET, and DARE
Volunteered at St. Cloud Children's Theatre

Attended St. Cloud State University from Fall of 1999 to Fall of 2003
Member of St. Cloud State Honors Program for 4 years
Participated in St. Cloud State Concert Choir

Accepted into Student Body of Parker College of Chiropractic in June of 2006; graduated in January of 2010

Employment:

First job was as a custodian & groundskeeper at the St. Cloud Chiropractic Clinic in 1993; continued until 2001. Developed a passion for reading chiropractic literature, including the complete set of B.J. Palmer's Green Books.

Miscellaneous employment in Food Service (server & supervisor at Perkins, and as a chef at O'Hara's, a Family-owned Restaurant) & Sales (Cutco, Quixtar) in the general timeframe of the Summer of 1999 extending until December of 2003.

Employed as a Chiropractic Assistant at St. Cloud Chiropractic from the Summer of 1996 until the end of 2004. Experiences gained from this position include office skills, hands-on experience with patients, extensive massage & rehab skills, educating patients on home spinal care protocols & exercises, and an understanding of chiropractic x-ray technique.

Served as Secretary, Treasurer & Vice-President of CLEAR (Chiropractic Leadership, Educational Advancement, & Research) Institute since December 2003 to January 2007, and as the CEO of CLEAR Institute in January of 2007 until January of 2009.

Also employed as a professional representative & consultant for Myo-Logic Diagnostics, Inc., from August of 2005 through May of 2006. Experiences gained in as a representative include an understanding of CPT Billing & Coding, muscle testing & range of motion analysis, understanding of medical cold laser therapy, and educating chiropractors on the importance of objective outcome assessment tools. As a consultant, worked closely with NCMIC & the ICA.

 Employment, continued:

Employed as a sales representative of Williams Healthcare Systems, from April of 2006 to May of 2009. Acquired a thorough knowledge of the form & function of chiropractic adjusting tables & associated equipment.

Worked as a Chiropractic Assistant at LaBrecque Chiropractic in North Richland Hills from June of 2006 until September of 2006. Trained patients in home rehab protocols, prescribed exercises for patients based upon precision x-ray analysis, presented to patients at in-clinic workshops on scoliosis, and also presented to Jay Thompson, PhD, the Associate Superintendent of the Birdville ISD, on the importance of scoliosis screening in schools.

Served as the Senior Spinal Technician & Treasurer of the CLEAR Scoliosis Clinic of Dallas since September of 2007.

Part owner of the CLEAR Scoliosis Clinic in Dallas, Texas, on the campus of Parker College of Chiropractic, established September 2007. Served as Senior Spinal Technician from September 2007 to November 2010, at which point I served as its Director and the Primary Treating Doctor until its closing in August 2012.

Served as the CEO of Vibe For Health, a company specializing in chiropractic rehab equipment, from January of 2009 to January 2010.

Current Employment:

Director of Research for CLEAR Institute since January of 2009.

Consultant for Vibe For Health since January of 2010.

Associate Doctor, Saint Cloud Chiropractic Clinic & CLEAR Scoliosis Center of St. Cloud since April of 2015.

Seminars Attended:

Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics, taught by Dr. Burl Pettibon & Dr. Dennis Woggon 2001
Chiropractic Biophysics, taught by Dr. Don Harrison & Dr. Deed Harrison - 2005
BulletProof Seminars, taught by Bharon Hoag & sponsored by Myo-Logic and the ICA, 2005 & 2006
Karl Parker Seminars, Las Vegas, 2005 & 2006
Parker Seminar for Professional Success, Las Vegas, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Parker Seminar for Professional Success, Minneapolis, 2004
Ohio Chiropractic Association, 2005
Parker Seminar for Professional Success, Montreal 2010
SOSORT International Conference, Montreal 2010, Milan 2012, and Chicago 2013
ACC-RAC Congress, March 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015
Northwestern Health Sciences University Homecoming, 2005
Parker Seminar for Professional Success, Dallas, 2007 & 2009
Florida Chiropractic Association, 2005 & 2006
Louisiana Chiropractic Association, Baton Rouge, 2004
Dr. Dan Murphy - Nutrition, Neurology, Laserology, & Whiplash Modules 2005 & 2006
Pneumex Scoliosis Rehabilitation Seminar - 2007
Cranial Adjusting, Turner Style, taught by Dr. Roger Turner 2007
WFC-ACC Congress 2014

Research Papers:

Clinical and radiographic changes in 7 patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis after a regimen of chiropractic manipulative therapy in combination with soft tissue therapy and neuromuscular rehabilitation, poster presentation at SOSORT 2012 in Milan, Italy; abstract scheduled for publication in Scoliosis Journal in Fall of 2013.

Changes in clinical and radiographic parameters after a two-week regimen of chiropractic manipulation combined with soft tissue therapy and neuromuscular rehabilitation in 7 adult idiopathic scoliosis patients, poster presentation at ACC-RAC 2013 in Washington DC.

Chiropractic treatment of idiopathic scoliosis with the CLEAR Institute method: a description of the protocol, poster presentation at SOSORT 2013 in Chicago.

Cobb angle changes after a standardized chiropractic intervention in 12 females with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with double-major curve types: a retrospective review of patient records, poster presentation at SOSORT 2013 in Chicago.

Patient-reported side effects immediately after chiropractic scoliosis treatment: a cross-sectional survey utilizing a practice-based research network, published in Scoliosis journal, 5 October 2015.

Awards & Achievements:

Voted Best Actor by Sauk Rapids High School Class of 1999.
National Merit Scholar Award, 1999.
National Merit Scholarship from St. Cloud State University, 2000-2003.
Chiropractic Assistant Scholarship from Parker College, 2006.
Doctorate of Chiropractic, awarded by Parker College in January 2010.
Parker Lifetime Alumni Association Member #185, awarded in 2010.
Certificate of Attainment, NBCE examinations 1-4 and physiotherapy.
Texas Chiropractic License #11497 (inactive).
Minnesota Chiropractic License # 6076 (active).
Member of the Parker Ambassador Program.
CLEAR Scoliosis Treatment Certified (achieved Standard Treatment certification in November of 2011, and Intensive Care certification status in January of 2012.

Publications (non-peer-reviewed):

"Don't Let a Lifetime Be Defined by Scoliosis," written by Clayton Stitzel DC & Josh Woggon DC, published in the February 2011 issue of The American Chiropractor.
"The Impact of Scoliosis," written by Glenn Robinson DC & Josh Woggon DC, published in the May 2011 issue of The American Chiropractor.
"Can Whole-Body Vibration Be Harmful to Your Health?" written by Josh Woggon DC, published in the June 2011 issue of The American Chiropractor.
"A Guide to Whole-Body Vibration Therapy," published in the March 2012 issue of Chiropractic Economics.
"The Rise of Infantile Scoliosis," published in the December 2011 issue of The Canadian Chiropractor.
"A Chiropractic Rationale to Co-Manage Scoliosis Patients Alongside Orthopedic Specialists," written by request for the Texas Chiropractic Association in July of 2011.
"Chiropractic Offers New Hope to People living with Scoliosis," published in the January 2011 issue of Parker Life.
"An Interview with Dr. James Ogilvie, Past President of the Scoliosis Research Society, and Founder & Chief Medical Advisor for Axial BioTech, the Creators of the ScoliScoreTM Genetic Prognostic Test for Scoliosis," published in the CLEAR Institute Newsletter in July of 2010.
"The Importance of Good Form: What Scoliosis Can Teach Us about Postural Rehab," published in the May 2012 issue of The American Chiropractor.
"Healing Hands on Curved Spines," published in the Winter 2012 issue of Massage Therapy Canada.
"The Implications for Birth Injury and the Spinal Deformity: a Case Review," written by Dr. Dennis Woggon and Dr. Josh Woggon, published in the February 2012 issue of The American Chiropractor.
"Whole-Body Vibration, Evidence-Based Practice, and You," scheduled for publication in the June 2013 issue of The American Chiropractor.
"Introducing New Possibilities for the Reduction & Correction of Scoliosis," copyright 2004.
"Evidence-based vs. Evidence-biased Healthcare," published in the NJCA journal.
"Whole Body Vibration Therapy Research Packet," available at www.VibeForHealth.com.
Author of the Newsletters for CLEAR Institute since 2006, on topics ranging from "The Physics of Scoliosis" to "The Science Behind Whole-Body Vibration Therapy."
Administrator & Moderator for the CLEAR Scoliosis Forum since 2009.
Administrator & Moderator for the CLEAR Institute Facebook page since June 2010.

 

Noteworthy Achievements:

Founded the Parker Scoliosis Mentorship student organization at Parker College of Chiropractic during the Summer Trimester of 2007.

Co-founder of the first-ever center established specifically for the purpose of Chiropractic Scoliosis Treatment & Research on a chiropractic college campus.

Co-taught the Scoliosis Correction Seminar Series, taught through the Parker Postgraduate Department, with Dr. Dennis Woggon, from the summer of 2005 to the present.

References:

Dr. Dan Murphy, vice president of the ICA (530-878-6869, or dan@danmurphydc.com)
Dr. John Maltby, past president of the ICA (760-922-7353, or jmaltby@verizon.net)
Dr. James Ogilvie, orthopedic surgeon, past president of the Scoliosis Research Society, and co-developer of the ScoliScoreTM prognostic test for AIS (jogilvie@axialbiotech.com)
Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, past President of Parker University (fmancini@parker.edu)
Bill Nardiello, past chairman of the Parker Board of Trustees (bill.nardiello@verizon.net)

 

 

 
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