Dr. Brandon Steele

Dr. Brandon Steele

Dr. Steele is currently in private practice at Premier Rehab in the greater St. Louis area.  He began his career with a post-graduate residency at The Central Institute for Human Performance. During this unique opportunity, he was able to create and implement rehabilitation programs for members of the St. Louis Cardinals, Rams, and Blues. Dr. Steele currently lectures extensively on evidence-based treatment of musculoskeletal disorders for the University of Bridgeport’s diplomate in orthopedics program.  He serves on the executive board of the Illinois Chiropractic Society.  He is a Diplomate and Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO) and a member of the NCMIC speaker’s bureau. Dr. Steele is also the co-founder of ChiroUp.com, a resource used around the world by practicing chiropractors and colleges.

Saturday General Session:

Course Topic: Game Changers: Practical Research from the Past Year for Improving Clinical Outcomes (2 hrs)

For the past decade, Dr. Brandon Steele and his team have been harvesting best practice recipes from emerging literature. As new data is published, Dr. Steele’s team updates the corresponding condition management recipe. This fast-paced and entertaining 2-hour presentation will cover what the past 24 months of literature has revealed about the best practice management for the most common clinical presentations. This presentation will include demonstrations of the essential skills for successfully managing the most common MSK complaints. This workshop will review current “best practices” for evaluating, treating, and directing simple in-office or home-based rehab. Attendees will leave this class with greater understanding and confidence about how to manage the most common presenting problems.


Course Learning Objectives
Attendees will leave with the following information:

1. The ability to identify the included diagnoses via physical, neurological, functional, and orthopedic evaluation.

2. Knowledge of current “best practice” treatment of these problems.

3. Ability to improve outcomes by making the patient an active participant in their recovery through home exercise and ADL advice.

Course Outline
Hour 1
Review of current evidence-based literature regarding:

  • Conservative Care Efficiency- Peer reviewed literature will be presented supporting conservative care first for MSK diagnoses.

  • Spinal Complaints- The newest trends in evidence-based treatment pathways will be reviewed


Hour 2

Review of current evidence-based literature regarding:

  • Extremity complaints- A detailed review of how manual therapy and manipulation are key components to the management of non-spinal conditions including: hip impingement, rotator cuff syndrome, plantar fasciitis, runners knee and others.

  • Complimentary medical management- Utilizing clinical outcomes and intraoffice communication to provide cohesive care with the medical community in your area