14th Annual PFCS Continuing Educational Seminar

Indianapolis, Indiana – February 28-29, 2020

12 Continuing Education Hours and 12 C.E.U.’s Applied For


Each year in February/March, over three hundred of the very best college football players will be invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Top Executives, Coaching Staffs, Player Personnel Departments and Medical Personnel from all 32 NFL teams will be on hand to evaluate the nation’s top college football players eligible for the upcoming NFL Draft. This intense, four day job interview is an exciting time for the athletes and vital step in achieving their dreams of playing in the NFL.

The NFL Scouting Combine is not open to the public but Indianapolis will be alive with everyone in town for this big event. It is something you will want to be a part of. Join us for an exciting weekend!

Students/Faculty Early Bird Special

  • Price good through Feb 15, 2020
  • Regular Price – $249
  • At The Door – $299

DC's Early Bird Special

  • Price good through Feb 15, 2020
  • Regular Price – $445
  • At The Door – $495

Speakers and Topics

Ryan D. Comeau DC, BSC (Biology.), ACC

3D Markerless Motion Capture in Assessment and Treatment

You will be given an introduction to markerless motion capture as a clinical tool. Learn different ways that markerless motion capture can be applied in and out of the clinic and why is it important to apply objective assessment tools to human motion? How will markerless motion capture enhance assessment and treatment? How will “big data” change the way that we assess and treat our patients? What is “tri-planar assessment and how does it apply to movement assessment? Dr. Comeau will answer all your questions and show discuss with you the future of 3D Markerless Motion Capture.

Dr. Ryan Comeau is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kinetisense. He played NCAA Division 1 Hockey at the University of Alaska before completing his doctorate in Chiropractic at the Southern California University of Health Sciences. His love for sports performance and neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation drove Dr. Comeau to develop an efficient and objective markerless motion capture system that would allow practitioners and trainers to use data-driven assessment in the rehabilitation and training protocols. Dr. Comeau has lectured across North America and the world on the importance of objective movement assessments and associated corrective movement strategies. He is considered as the expert in markerless motion capture and its applications in the fields of sports performance and MSK rehabilitation. He has advised and treated professional sports athletes and organizations in the NHL, NBA, NFL, and MLB.

Sponsored by:

Michael K. Bagnell, DC, FABBIR

Sports Vision & Movement – It’s All Maps!

Develop an understanding of vision contribution in athletes related to precise movement patterns to improve outcomes among our clients participating in athletic events. You will understand vision sensory inputs and biometrics to evaluate. Learn assessments for sensory systems and discover technology and applications to improve vision evaluation and integration in practice.

Dr. Michael K. Bagnell has been in clinical practice for 30 years in South Florida. He has achieved his Fellowship in Brain Injury Rehabilitation and studied extensively in Functional Medicine, QEEG Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback. He authored, Health Detectives-Solving The Mystery of Health Through Neuroscience, Nutrigenomics, and Mechanobiology in 2016, which explores the integration of neuroscience into solving complex cases and improving athletic performance through brain and metabolic applications. He sees patients and provides doctor specialized training at the Bagnell Brain Center in Pinecrest, Florida. www.bagnellbraincenter.com

Sponsored by

Dan McClure, DC, CCSP, CCEP

In-Depth Examination of the Shoulder and Knee Along with Advanced Chiropractic Manipulation

Dr. McClure will lay a foundation based on anatomy review, including the bony, muscular, and vascular and nervous system. This will give the registrant a better understanding of the material being presented. There will be an explanation of the extremity subluxation patterns and the Chiropractic manipulative treatments for each condition. This will be “Hands on” participation and specific for each extremity technique presented.

You should be able to apply the learned knowledge immediately to your patients’ and expect to reproduce the techniques and their excepted results.

Dr. Dan McClure combines a life-long love of athletics with his chosen profession for a natural specialization in chiropractic sports medicine. He is a former high school and college athlete who first became interested in chiropractic when it offered him great relief for a low back injury sustained during college football.

In 1989 he was selected for the interdisciplinary sports medicine team at the US Olympic Training Center. His USOC association continued through the 1990 Olympic Sports Festival and the 1991 Pan American Games. Due to his successful treatment of divers’ wrist injuries at those USOC events, he was invited to join the Sports Medicine staff of US Diving in 1991. Since then, he has worked with elite divers at training camps, Indoor and Outdoor National Championships, Olympic Trials, and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. McClure is a nationally and internationally renowned expert and lecturer on extremity injuries and manipulation. His extremity experience ranges over 30 years. Dr. McClure’s state of the art techniques are constantly being refined, so you will learn time proven techniques as well as cutting edge techniques in the process of development. This level of commitment and experience, along with his passion for excellence in applying chiropractic extremity techniques is what makes him the best in his field.

Joshua Kollmann, DC

Strategies for Enhancing Joint Mobility and Stability in Clinical Practice

This course utilizes the FRC principles, in particular CARs (Controlled Articular Rotations), to teach clinicians how to educate patients on joint mobility and stability.

Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to apply the FRC (Functional Range Conditioning Concepts) to not only assess complete joint range of motion, but also to improve on joint restrictions. Through education, the clinician can instruct athletes and patients how to utilize CARs (Controlled Articular Rotations) on a daily basis to maintain and enhance movement patterns, performance, and reduce the potential for injury.

Dr. Joshua Kollmann received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. Dr. Kollmann has extensive education and experience in treating all levels of athletic needs as well as musculoskeletal conditions. He earned his Master’s Degree in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from the California University of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Kollmann has advanced training in treating soft tissue injuries, including full body certification in Active Release Technique (ART) and Graston Technique. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Kollmann has the distinction as a Performance Enhancement Specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) which provides advanced skills to evaluate human movement. Building on a broad base of knowledge, he is certified in both acupuncture and dry needle specializations. Dr. Kollmann is also a Level III Medical Provider with Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST). Dr. Kollmann has been one of the Team Chiropractors for the Carolina Panthers since 2011. He has also been treating as part of the PGA Sports Medicine Team since 2007. Not only does Dr. Kollmann treat athletes at various events, but he is an avid triathlete and competitor.

Beth Rizer, DC

Compression Band Flossing

This course introduces the concept of skin/fascial/nerve gliding to help reduce tissue swelling, improve movement and modulate pain with the use of ‘compression band floss.’ This course will cover the anatomy, physiology and neurology of the effects of compression band flossing on connective tissue gliding, tissue traction and tissue compression. Interventions with compression band floss (including direction and pressure concepts) will be reviewed and integrated into current rehabilitative concepts.

Dr. Beth Rizer is a fun energetic movement junkie originally from Austin, Texas. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Western States. She then followed her passion for helping people and earned a doctorate at University of Western States in Portland, Oregon.

Currently Dr. Rizer specializes in assessment, diagnosing, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and is passionate about optimizing human potential in all facets including movement, nutrition, and mindfulness. Dr. Rizer holds certifications in SFMA, Functional DryNeedling 1&2, DNS Exercise A & B, Webster for Pre-Natal Care, ICPA Pediatric Specialties, Active Release Technique, and Corrective Exercise.

Sponsored by:

Patrick Starkey, DC

The Competitive Edge: LLLT and Athletic Performance, Recovery

Professional athletes need to be at their best at all times. To be better, faster or stronger, athletes push to improve the game and achieve a new elite level of performance. While laser therapy has been introduced to the training room to accelerate injury recovery, a new paradigm of use has emerged for this novel modality. The innovative use of laser to improve athletic performance has now been shown to improve strength, reducing fatigue, and improving recovery with just a single application. Laser therapy may be the new alternative, PED-free, safe, method of improving athletic performance.

This 60-minute update course explores the scientific and clinical applications as of Low Level Laser/Light relates to athletic performance and recovery. ONLY Evidence based research is presented to support the use of this modality. Additionally, practical and clinically relevant treatment techniques and protocols for improving strength, enhancing endurance and accelerating recovery will be presented and demonstrated to allow you to be confident and capable of safely and effectively incorporating laser/light into your practice.

Dr. Patrick Starkey graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2012. At graduation, he was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award. He is track and field alumni at the University of Cincinnati, graduating with his B.S. in Exercise Science. Dr. Starkey was a Principle Investigator for a double-blind, placebo-controlled laser study. From there, he became a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Multi Radiance Medical. Dr. Starkey brings a fresh, well-rounded perspective to clinical practice.

Sponsored by:

Hirad NajafBagy, DC

On Field Treatment Protocol(s) as the Team Chiropractor

You will learn sideline treatment protocols and how they differ from team to team.  Also learn the importance of interdisciplinary communication and common conditions actively treated on the sideline.

Dr. Hirad NajafBagy (Dr. H) is sought after for his ability to keep competitors in the game and get people to enjoy optimal health and physical wellbeing. His therapeutic and soft tissue techniques have benefited thousands, from top professional athletes, to those recovering from traumatic injury and to many who simply want to decrease physical discomfort and improve their quality of life.

Dr. H – as he is best known – has been the official team chiropractor for D.C. United MLS Soccer Team since 1998. He served the same role for the 2002 and 2004 Major League Soccer All-Star games, and for the 1999 and 2003 Women’s World Cup team. His contributions to soccer also include working with the USA National Soccer Team, Washington Freedom, and treating teams during the MLS Cup throughout the past decade.

In 2010, Dr. H has complimented his devotion to international “football” with the American version, having been named Team Chiropractor for the NFL’s Washington Redskins. In 2011 Dr. Hirad Najaf Bagy was excited to also be named the Team Chiropractor for the Washington Nationals. In 2018 he had the honor of being the Chiropractor for the MLB Allstar game. Dr. H was honored as the first Chiropractor to present on sports medicine manual therapy at the Advanced Team Physicians Course in 2017 and the Inova Sports Medicine Conference.

Travis Conley, D.C., D.A.C.B.S.P., S.F.M.A., A.R.T., N.K.T., C.S.C.S., P.M.T.

Athletic Training Room Treatment Protocol

You will learn the importance of documentation and interdisciplinary communication. Also learn the most common conditions treated in the training room and the differences from team to team player access protocol.

Dr. Travis Conley is a board certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner who focuses on movement and positioning as it pertains to athletes, weekend warriors and everyone in between. Dr. Conley carries a wide variety of certifications and designations that have helped him gain an amazing understanding of human movement, how to identify poor movement, correct it and keep you moving at the highest level possible whether you are a high level athlete or weekend warrior.

Dr. Conley currently provides in facility workshops to educate patients, athletes, gym owners, coaches and everyone in between on injury prevention and rehabilitation. Dr. Conley’s experience includes athletes from the NFL, Ironman/Triathlons, Olympians, Crossfit Regional and Games athletes.

Tan Tran, DC

Treating Team Athletes In Your Office

Are you permitted to treat team athletes in your office? If so, what are the treatment protocols and are they different when treating a team athlete in your office? (Including techniques)

Learn Documentation for the treatment of team athletes in your office and D. Billing / compensation protocols for treating a team athlete in your office.

Dr. Tan Tran is a chiropractic physician with over 18 years of experience in the diagnosis, management and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions and injuries. From May 2018 to present, he has been the Team Chiropractic Physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
One South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Room Rates:
$209.00 a night

* Ask For The Professional Football Chiropractic Society Room Block When Calling

Book Your Room Online With The PFCS Room Block


Friday, February 28th – 6 hours CE

8:00 am – 8:45 am Registration/Visit with Vendors
8:45 am – 9:00 am Introductions
9:00 am – 11:00 am Ryan D. Comeau DC, BSC (Biology.), ACC
11:00 am – 11:15 am Visit with Vendors
11:15 am – 1:15 pm Breakouts (This is a rotation breakout.  You will see all three breakouts)

Dan McClure, DC, CCSP, CCEP
Beth Rizer, DC
Josh Kollmann, DC

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Visit with Vendors
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch on your own
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Michael K. Bagnell, DC, FABBIR
4:30 pm – 4:40 pm Visit with Vendors
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm 2020 Hall of Fame Induction
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 7th Annual Chiropractic Combine Party

Saturday, February 29th  – 6 hours CE

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration/Visit with Vendors
9:00 am – 11:00 am Breakouts

Dan McClure, DC, CCSP, CCEP
Beth Rizer, DC
Josh Kollmann, DC

11:00 am – 11:15 am Visit with Vendors
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Lunch on Your Own
12:15 pm – 2:15 pm Breakouts

Dan McClure, DC, CCSP, CCEP
Beth Rizer, DC
Josh Kollmann, DC

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Visit with Vendors
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Patrick Starkey, DC
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Panel

Hirad NajafBagy, DC
Travis Conley, DC
Tan Tran, DC

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Visit with Vendors