Dr. Steven Shaw

  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • EDUCATION
  • LICENSES
  • LANGUAGES
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
  • ADDITIONAL POST GRADUATE TRAINING

• SHAW CHIROPRACTIC GROUP, LLC, New Britain, Hartford, East Hartford, Bloomfield, Middletown, Connecticut. March 1990- Present, Chiropractic Orthopedist, Group Practice.
• MAGNETECH DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING, INC., Lincoln Park, NJ. October 1987- 1990, President; Chief of Thermography and Evoked Potential Laboratory.
• SHAW CHIROPRACTIC NORTH, Haverstraw, New York. March 1987- August 1989, private practice.
• WEST HUDSON CHIROPRACTIC, Englewood, New Jersey. January 1987-January 1989, private practice.
• SHAW CHIROPRACTIC, Orangeburg, New York. December 1984- June 1989, private practice.
• KNABLE CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE, Decatur, Georgia. January 1984- August 1984, student intern.
• LIFE CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE CLINIC, Marietta, Georgia. June 1981 to September 1984, student doctor.

  • LYNN UNIVERSITY – Boca Raton Florida, Master of Science degree program with concentration in Biomechanical Trauma; 12/20/2000
  • TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Completed "Collision Analysis for Medical Physicians" Certification Program, 11/21/98.
  • NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC- Completed 100-hour certification program leading toward Certified Chiropractic Spinal Trauma specialist. June 1997 – June 1998
  • NEW YORK CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE, Completed 100 hour post graduate certification program in Acupuncture. Certified by the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture 1997. Recertified 2013
  • PHYSICIANS ACADEMY OF ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC AND CLINICAL PROCEDURES, Completed 300 hour post graduate program leading towards fellowship status with the academy. June 1993- June 1996
  • NEW YORK CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE, Completed 135 hours of post graduate Electrodiagnostics Certification program. September 92- June 93.
  • ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE, weekly participation in neurology residency program for electromyography and electrophysiology. Non-Matriculated. March 1990-March 1991.
  • NEW YORK CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE, Completed post graduate program in Thermography. February 88- October 88.
  • NATIONAL COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC, Completed 300 hour post graduate diplomat program in chiropractic orthopedics. October 1984- July 1987.
  • LIFE CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE, Marietta Georgia, Doctorate degree in Chiropractic, 1981 to 1984. Doctorate degree in Chiropractic
  • BRENAU COLLEGE, 1983-1984 120-hour certificate program in physiotherapy
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Suffern NY, completed pre-requisite science courses for chiropractic college 1980-1981.
  • PLATTSBURGH STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Plattsburgh, NY 1978-1980.
  • ERHARDT X-RAY PROGRAM, 100 hours of post graduate radiology, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Licensed Chiropractor in the states of New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and Connecticut

  • English and Conversational Spanish
  • Diplomate, American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists (recertified 2002) Diplomate, American Board of Disability Analysts (Senior Disability Analyst) Diplomate, National Board of Chiropractic examiners
  • Fellow, Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists
  • Certified Acupuncture- International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture Fellow of the California Thermographic Society
  • Board Certified Clinical Thermographer (International Academy of Clinical Thermography) American Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics
  • American Chiropractic Association
  • C.A. Council on:
  1. Orthopedics Connecticut
  2. Chiropractic Association
  • HARTFORD COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION: The AMA Guidelines 5th and 6th Edition and Presentation of Demonstrative Evidence, A review of the differences between the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th and 6th editions. Basic concepts and methodological differences were contrasted allowing for a more informed understanding of the impairment process. January 2021
  • HARTFORD COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION: A Primer on Injury Biomechanics in Low Speed Impact Cases. An introduction into the biomechanics of low speed motor vehicle collisions. Focus on the modern understanding of the “whiplash” mechanism and how occupant and non- occupant factors play a role in injury potential December 2020
  • HARTFORD COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION: Anatomy, Related Imaging and Medical Terminology in a Personal Injury Case, Review anatomy, terminology and imaging related to the most frequently encountered traumatic orthopedic and neurological injuries November 20, 2020
  • GREATER NEW BRITAIN BAR ASSOCIATION: Understanding Whiplash Injury Mechanism and Connective Tissue Injuries October 2019
  • CONNECTICUT TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, Workers Compensation program covering the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Injury 2018
  • COLOSSUS: A review of the computer-based claims analysis and valuation program and how the program compiles data. 2017
  • BEATING THE EXPERT: Presentation to attorneys reviewing the methodology used by accident reconstruction and biomechanical experts. Emphasis on identifying common misuse, misapplication and misrepresentation of the collision analysis data derived from low speed motor vehicle collisions. 2010
  • AMA GUIDES TO THE EVALUATION OF PERMANENT IMPAIRMENT: TRANSITIONING INTO THE 6TH EDITION; series of presentations to attorneys and physicians discussing the differences between the 4th, 5th and 6th editions of the AMA Guides, 2007
  • AMA GUIDES TO THE EVALUATION OF PERMANENT IMPAIRMENT: TRANSITIONING INTO THE 5TH EDITION; series of presentations to attorneys and physicians discussing the differences between the 4th and 5th editions of the AMA Guides, Fall 2001
  • TRYING THE SOFT TISSUE CASE IN CONNECTICUT; Soft tissue injury presentation discussing the biomechanics of trauma and related scientific literature. Included mock trial presentation. Presented to insurance adjusters, plaintiff and defense attorneys for the National Business Institute with co-speakers. Kimball Haines Hunt and Elizabeth Christofaro, November 1999 Hartford Connecticut.
  • APPLICATION OF THE AHCPR ACUTE LOW BACK PAIN GUIDELINES: Presentation to Community Health Services’ (CHS) physician and staff regarding the implementation of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Guidelines in the medical practice. October 1997
  • TRYING THE SOFT TISSUE CASE IN CONNECTICUT; Soft tissue injury presentation discussing the biomechanics of trauma and related scientific literature. Presented to insurance adjusters, plaintiff and defense attorneys for the National Business Institute with co-speakers. Kimball Haines Hunt and Karen Murdock June 1998 Hartford Connecticut.
  • TRYING THE SOFT TISSUE CASE IN CONNECTICUT; Soft tissue injury presentation for insurance adjusters, plaintiff and defense attorneys. Offered through the National Business Institute with co-speakers M. Hatcher Norris and Elizabeth Christofaro August 1996 Hartford Connecticut.
  • TRYING THE SOFT TISSUE CASE IN CONNECTICUT; Mock trial and Whiplash presentation for insurance adjusters, plaintiff and defense attorneys. Offered through the National Business Institute with co-speakers M. Hatcher Norris and John F. Scully: June 1992 Hartford Connecticut.
  • SOMATOSENSORY EVOKED POTENTIALS AND THE CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN; Morris County Chiropractic Society: March 1989 New Jersey.
  • SOMATOSENSORY EVOKED POTENTIALS AND THE CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN; Illinois Chiropractic Physicians; February 1989 Lombard, Illinois
  • THERMOGRAPHY AND THE CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN; New York State Chiropractic Association; September 1988 Nanuet, New York.
  • Certified Impairment Evaluator, American Board of Forensic Professionals
  • Orthopedic- Impairment Rating (<120 hours)
  • Orthopedic- Neurological Testing
  • Orthopedic- L-Spine, Pelvis Hip
  • Orthopedic- Shoulder Elbow Wrist and Hand
  • Orthopedic- Low Back Symposium
  • Orthopedic- Knee, Ankle, Foot
  • Orthopedic- Clinical Diagnosis
  • Orthopedic- Roentgenology
  • Orthopedic- Immobilization
  • Orthopedic- Correlative Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic- Cervical Spine
  • Orthopedic- Peripheral Vascular Diagnosis
  • MRI Review: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • MRI Review: Upper and Lower Extremities
  • Manipulation Under Anesthesia (re-certified 2006)
  • Video Fluoroscopy
  • Basic Evoked Potentials- BAER, SSEP,VER (Cadwell)
  • Advanced Evoked Potentials- Dermatomal, Segmental, P-300, ENG, ERG
  • Advanced Evoked Potentials in Clinical Neurophysiology (Harvard)
  • Advanced Electromyography in Clinical Neurophysiology (Harvard)
  • Electrodiagnosis: Dx of Radiculopathies
  • Electrodiagnosis: Nerve Conduction Velocity of Upper Extremities
  • Electrodiagnosis: Needle Electromyography of Upper Extremities and Spine
  • Electrodiagnosis: Somatosensory Evoked Potential of Upper Extremities
  • Electrodiagnosis: Integration of Upper Extremity Electrophysiologic Studies
  • Electrodiagnosis: Needle Electromyography of Upper Extremity and Lumbar
  • Electrodiagnosis: Somatosensory Evoked Potentials of Lower Extremities
  • Electrodiagnosis: Integration of Lower Extremity Electrophysiologic Studies
  • Electrodiagnosis: Diagnosis of Specific Disorders Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity (Cadwell Labs)
  • Thermography- Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography training
  • Thermography Program (New York Chiropractic)
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (Matheson)
  • Functional Capacity Testing (J-Tech)
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (Terason)
  • Whiplash: The Masters Program: Session I (2004, 2006)
  • Whiplash: The Masters Program: Session II (2004, 2006)
  • Whiplash: The Masters Program: Session III (2006)
  • Whiplash: The Masters Program: Session IV (2006)
  • Whiplash: The Masters Program: Advanced program
  • Spinal Trauma- Trauma Neurology
  • Spinal Trauma- Soft Tissue Injury and Repair
  • Spinal Trauma- Injury Physics and Vehicular trauma
  • Spinal Trauma- Imaging in Trauma Management
  • Spinal Trauma- Clinical Trauma Management I
  • Spinal Trauma- Expert Witness Testimony
  • Spinal Trauma- Clinical Trauma Management II
  • Spinal Trauma- Clinical Trauma Management III
  • Spinal Trauma- Medical Jurisprudence
  • Spinal Trauma- Low Velocity Biomechanical Injury
  • Work Site Evaluation (J-Tech)
  • Certified Breath Alcohol Testing (Amerilabs)
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • DOT and Industrial Physicals (Amerilabs)
  • DOT and Industrial Health Screenings (Amerilabs)
  • Clinical Thermography Associates
  • Peripheral Vascular Disorders Symposium
  • Personal Injury and Court Appearance
  • Permanent Impairment Rating
  • Physical Therapy advanced training
  • Kelly Personal Injury Seminars
  • Acupuncture- Certified by the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • Business and Industrial Chiropractic Services seminar (BICS)
  • Collision Analysis for the Medical Practitioner
  • Botanical Medicine
  • CT Pain Society program (Oct 2006)
  • Functional Medicine University – completed program
  • Interventional Pain Management Cadaver Program: Chicago and Scottdale (Society for Pain Management Practice)
  • Chiropractic Techniques
    • Diversified Technique
    • Motion Palpation assessment and adjusting
    • Thompson Technique
    • Stuckey Technique
    • Pierce-Stillwagon Technique
    • Nimmo Receptor Tonus Technique
    • H I O Technique
    • Sacro Occipital Technique
    • Cox Flexion Distraction Technique
    • Interspecies Adjusting Technique
    • Gonstead Technique
    • Applied Kinesiology (100 program)
    • Activator Technique
    • Integrated Methods Technique
    • Cranial Adjusting
    • Extremity Adjusting