Dr Matthew Gianforte

Matthew Gianforte DC

Dr. Matthew Gianforte, DC, has been working to restore functional health to the Kansas City area for over 15 years. He is the founder and co-owner of LifeWorks Integrative Health, a full scope functional practice. Matt is a forward thinker in the areas of natural pain management, physical medicine and rehab medicine.

He and his team take a multidisciplinary approach to health by incorporating chiropractic care, functional medicine, rehab medicine, and natural pain management all under the same roof. Dr. Gianforte aims to uncover the underlying biomechanics and biochemical abnormalities at the root of the health problem in order to help people feel better quickly, and restore true health over time. He believes the body has remarkable healing abilities when the true cause of the issue is identified.

EDUCATION and LICENSURE

 Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kansas, License #01-04961, 2005 – Present

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Missouri, License #2005006923, 2005 – Present

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, IA, 2005

Baccalaureate in Human Science, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA, 2005

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 1, 2003

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 2, 2004

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 3, 2004

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 4, 2004

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS and DIPLOMATES

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An 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, newtons, 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

MRI, Bone Scan and 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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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 Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

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 kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences Postgraduate Education, 2010

Functional Endocrinology, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences Postgraduate Education, 2010

Mastering Neurotransmitters, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences Postgraduate Education, 2010

Mastering the Thyroid, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences Postgraduate Education, 2011

Mastering Brain Chemistry, University of Bridgeport Health Sciences Postgraduate Education, 2014

Regen Medicine Stem Cell Discovery Day and Total Immersion Training, Regen Medicine and Core Integrative Health, Dallas, TX, March 2018

Evidence-Informed Assessment and Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Differential and/or Physical Diagnosis and/or Soft Tissue Injury. Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association District II, Kansas City, MO, February 2018

The Neuroscience of Microfacial Expression, Differential and/or Physical Diagnosis, Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association District II, Kansas City, MO, February 2018

Mastering Inflammation, Nutrition and/or Physical Diagnosis, Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association District II, Kansas City, MO, February 2018

Innate Factors in Longevity for Chiropractors, Daniel Murphy, D.C., The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

Imaging that Impacts Chiropractic Practice, Dr. Ben O. Stiles D.C., D.A.C.B.R., The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

Communicating the Chiropractic Philosophy to the Masses, Troy J. Dukowitz B.S., D.C., The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

Clinical Ethics, Professional Boundaries and Risk Management, Stuart E. Hoffman, D.C., F.I.C.A. The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

Principles of Chiropractic Applied in Practice, Neil Hunter Cohen, D.C., The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

The Three T’s: Trauma, Toxins and Thots, J. Alan Lovejoy D.C. The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

Be still: Hear, See Touch, Dr Ramneek S. Bhogal B.S., D.C., D.A.B.C.I The Academy of Missouri Chiropractors, Columbia, MO 2016

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Missouri Academy of Chiropractors, Member, 2006 – Present

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