Meet Our Team at Lowe Chiropractic & Wellness

Chiropractor Patrick Lowe D.C.

Doctor Patrick Lowe is a chiropractor at Lowe Chiropractic & Wellness in Louisville, KY. If you are struggling with neck or back pain, headaches or migraines, carpal tunnel, sciatica, or any other health condition please contact us today.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Occupational History

  • Chiropractor, Clinic Director, Lowe Chiropractic &Wellness LLC, Louisville, KY 1998–present
  • President, Four Reasons Marketing, Louisville, KY 2006–2008
  • Practice Management Consultant and Lecturer, GMC Success Academy, Irvine CA, 2007-2008

Education and Licensure

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kentucky, License #4449 1998-present
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Kansas, License # 4508
    1997-2000
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Ohio, License # 2595
    1997-2000
  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City Missouri 1997
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examination Part IV Practical examination in major areas: x-ray interpretation and diagnosis, chiropractic technique & case management 1997
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examination Part III clinical areas: case history, physical examination, neuromusculoskeletal examination, roentgenologic examination, clinical laboratory and special studies examination, diagnosis or clinical impression, chiropractic techniques, supportive techniques, and case management 1996
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examination Physiotherapy 1996
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examination Part II clinical science areas:  general diagnosis, neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, principles of chiropractic, chiropractic practice and associated clinical sciences. 1996
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examination Part I general anatomy, spinal anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pathology, and microbiology and public health. 1995
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, 1994
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, 1994

Selected Post Graduate Education, Certificates and Diplomates

  • Insurance Consultant Certification Program/Peer Review, Review of Guidelines from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Medicare review guidelines, HIPPA Compliance programs and HCSP compliance guidelines.Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO 2012
  • Insurance Consultant Certification Program/Peer Review, Radiology.  Review of radiological findings and techniques for diagnostic and coding purposes.  Advanced radiology and special imaging including MRI, CT, Spiral CT.  Radiological interpretation and reporting. Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO 2012
  • Insurance Consultant Certification Program/Peer Review,  Study of Colossus Guidelines used in personal injury claims,  Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) used in Workers Compensation, and Kentucky Workers Compensation treatment guidelines. Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO 2012
  • Insurance Consultant Certification Program/Peer Review, In depth review of exercise, muscle testing, and rehabilitative procedures, peer review case studies and establishing medical necessity for care. Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO 2012
  • Insurance Consultant/Peer Review, In depth review of Mercy Conference Consensus Guidelines, Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters,  Aetna Guidelines, AHCPR Guidelines, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Guidelines for Medical Record Review, and their application for clinical practice  and peer review.   Processes and techniques for conducting a peer review, file audit and appeals process, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO 2012
  • Documentation and Triage in Trauma, ICD-9 and CPT requirements in coding  for the traumatically injured  including integrating electronic health records including informed consent, evaluation and management, testing orders. The utilization of research in medical reports for both the trauma and non-trauma patients.  Clinical coordination of care and reporting to healthcare and legal providers, Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida , 2012
  • Medical-Legal Research and the Documentation of Causal Relationship, Prognosis and Treatment of the Traumatically Injured, Review of current research published in peer reviewed medically indexed journals focusing on traumatic injuries and how current literature affects the diagnostic conclusion and how to formulate treatment plans. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida , 2012
  • Biomechanics of Spinal Trauma and its Relationship to Pre-Existing Injuries and Degenerative Changes. Whiplash Associated Disorders and the biomechanics of side impact vs. rear impact with emphasis on traumatic forces and body position, the mechanism of whiplash injury phases with their relationships to physiologic tolerance to trauma, specific diagnosis of disc pathology and annular tear, disc herniation, fracture, ligamentous injury and instability. Details of spinal nerve root stretching injury and dimensions of the spinal canal during whiplash was outlined particular to significant spinal injury resulting from low level accelerations including pediatric spinal trauma and physiological normals. Spinal surgical intervention techniques including ordering diagnostic studies using MRI, CT and digital motion x-ray. Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida , 2012
  • MRI Spine Interpretation of Disc Bulge and Herniation, Spinal MRI findings related to degenerative changes vs. traumatic changes of the intervertebral disc by using definitions provided by the American Society of Neuroradiology. Anatomy of the intervertebral disc, spinal cord, nerve roots and spinal ligaments correlated to T1, T2, STIR sagittal, stacking and axial images. Anatomical MRI differentiation of normal, degenerative and traumatic changes, Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida , 2012
  • Electrodiagnostics Interpretation, EMG/NCV, Somato-sensory evoked potentials, brain stem auditory evoked potential and visual evoked potential utilization, physiology and interpretation, electrodiagnostic testing as a clinical component in part of the neurological work-up of the traumatically injured patient in both the peripheral and central nervous system. Inductions and contraindications to electrodiagnostic procedures . The utilization of electrodiagnostics in concluding  radiculopathy, myelopathy and plexopathy and determining recent trauma or chronic pathology, Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida , 2012
  • Admissibility Standards of the Medical Expert in Trauma, Documentation requirements of the courts in a medical-legal case including causality, bodily injury and persistent functional losses, ethically reporting of functional loss as it pertains to the integrity of the joint and activities of daily living and implications of chronicity, reporting of normal findings, maximum medical improvement and the release of the patient in the medical-legal arena, Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida , 2012
  • Documentation, Coding and Medical Necessity Fundamentals for Major Medical and Personal Injury, In depth view of Medicare and CCGP guidelines for chiropractic practice.  Understanding ligament injuries a review of the research and practice guidelines. Kentucky Chiropractic Society, Louisville KY, 2011
  • Diplomate –American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, 2010
  • Independent Medical Examination, Training for Chiropractors ,  In depth training and study on performing an the examination,diagnosis, report writing and legal considerations. Understanding red flags and best practices for delivering evidence based opinions and rebuttals. University of Western States, Portland, Oregon,  2011
  • Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequella to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2011
  • 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
  • MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequella. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Long Island, NY, 2010
  • MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010
  • MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2010
  • MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequella in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010
  • MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, NY, 2010
  • MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010
  • Traumatic Cervical Syndome,  In depth study of diagnosis of patients following traumatic cervical injuries and the use of special imaging (MRI,seated MRI & CT) to further diagnose these cases.. Texas Chiropractic College,  Pasadena,  Texas,  2010
  • HIPPA 2009, Medicare Documentation 2009, Workers Compensation and Documentation, In depth review special documentation requirements for Medicare, Workers Compensation and Indemnity Insurances. Review of HIPPA policies as applied to chiropractic practice. Kentucky Association of Chiropractors, Louisville, KY, 2009
  • Spinal Decompression Therapy, Detailed study and history of the clinical application of non-surgical spinal decompression. Logan College of Chiropractic,  Louisville, KY 2009
  • Records Documentation in Daily Practice & Auto Collision Patients, In depth study of auto collisions, occupant injuries  and communicating this information in your narratives and notes.  Including, documenting time gaps between collision and treatment & documentation of persistent functional loss related to the physical injuries. Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena TX  2007
  • Whiplash Advanced Topics: The Fundamental Science, An in depth analysis of auto collision biomechanics knowledge for forensic experts and injuries to occupants including neck injuries, brain injuries, soft tissue injuries, head aches and other clinical syndromes resulting from whiplash.  What forensic experts need to know about the various pain syndromes and risk assessment. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006
  • Management Principles in Personal Injury and Forensic Documentation, Diagnosis and documentation of crash related injuries including historical documentation, comprehensive physical examination of whiplash and traumatic brain injuries. Ordering and interpretation MRI, CT of brain and soft tissues.  Special laboratory methods (S-100 protein), Special Diagnostic Imaging (SPECT, PET, fMRI, MRA, VF)  Electrodiagnostics (EMG, sEMG, SSEP, VEP). Relating injuries to activities of daily living and designing treatment plans to optimize outcomes using chiropractic manipulative treatment, deep muscle massage and physical therapy modalities. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006
  • Principles of Impairment Rating and Forensic Reporting, Critical documentation, incorporating outcomes assessment and disability instruments into your reports (SCL-90-R, Oswestry, Roland-Morris, Rivermead PCS) The application of AMA guidelines in personal injury, Modern guidelines and best practices (Presley Reed, Mercy, QTF, ACOEM, Croft);Critical rebuttal methods and strategies in today’s modern forensic practice Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006
  • Medicolegal Fundamentals for Practitioners and Forensic Experts,  Essentials of documentation and records keeping, incorporating medical photography in reports.  Clear communication in court and the effective use models, charts, diagrams, photos, movies, and more.  Daubert and Frye rules; Understanding the MIST myth; Colossus. Learned treatises and reliable authorities; other federal rules of evidence. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006
  • Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries,  Advanced topics in examination, diagnosis and treatment of collision related soft tissue injuries, the use of special imaging, referral to medical specialists, report writing and clinical rationale for care. Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena TX 2006
  • X-Rays: Finding the Occult or Hidden Cancer in the Spine, In depth review of spine related cancers, their markers and diagnostic requirements. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX  2006
  • How Science & Technology Contributes to your Role as a “Nerve” Doctor, Advanced study of neurology and of the role of chiropractic in treating nerve related conditions. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX  2005
  • Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor, Review of the scientific literature in neurology and its application in chiropractic care. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX  2005
  • Chiropractic Neurology & Immune System Function, In depth review of neuroanatomy, new findings and the nervous systems impact on the immune system in both normal and immuno-compromised patients. The effects of the chiropractic adjustment on immune system function. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX  2004
  • X-Ray: A Case to be Remembered, Advanced discussion of spondylolisthesis and spondylosis in children and young athletes.  How to identify and monitor the condition while maintaining a safe healthy lifestyle in the patient. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX 2004
  • Using Scientific Studies to Improve Skills and Expand Your Practice Application of scientific research in daily practice. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX 2004
  • The Role of Scientific Research & Its impact on Chiropractic, Review of scientific literature in fields of neurology and orthopedics, and the application of the sciences. In depth review of disc anatomy, disc pain syndromes as well as medical and non-medical treatment options. Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas TX  2004
  • Lower Extremity Injuries, In depth study of the lower extremity, biomechanics, use of orthotics and advanced adjusting techniques. Northwest Health Sciences University, Bloomington Minnesota 2003
  • Practical Assessment of the Chiropractic Patient, Application of orthopedic and neurological testing and their interpretation in day to day practice. Logan College of Chiropractic 2003

Selected Teaching, Lecturing, and Consulting

  • Lecturer/Instructor: Understanding which provider to use for what.  The world of medical specialties. Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville, KY 2012
  • Lecturer/Instructor: Objectifying the Injuries, The need for special testing,
  • Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Louisville,  Kentucky,  2012
  • Instructor/Lecturer: Understanding Medical/Chiropractic Outcome Measures, Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville, KY 2012
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Missed: Case History and Questions to Ask,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2012
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Under Diagnosed Permanent Injuries: Bone Contusions and Missed Fractures Continuing Legal Education,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  KY,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Under Diagnosed Permanent Injuries: Extremities and TMJ: Continuing Legal Education,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment Options: Disc and Spondylolysis,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Under Diagnosed Permanent Injuries: Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries, Temporal Mandibular Joint Disorder, Bracing Injuries: Continuing Legal Education,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Handling delayed on of set of symptoms, Low Velocity collisions and what they cause: Seatbelt Injuries: Continuing Legal Education Series,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Crash Dynamics and Ligament Injury,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Crash Dynamics and Ligament Injury,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Disc Injuries, The difference from acute injured and normal degeneration, words you should know on your MRI reports,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Under Diagnosed Permanent Injury: Brain Injury,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Low Impact Crash Dynamics, Human Factors and how it affects the body,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2011
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Attorney Round Table, Under Diagnosed Permanent Injury: Spondylolyis Continuing Legal Education,  Lowe Chiropractic, Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2010
  • Instructor/Lecturer,  Attorney Round Table, Under Diagnosed Permanent Injury: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Continuing Legal Education,  Lowe Chiropractic/Kentucky Bar Association ,  Louisville,  Kentucky,  2010
  • Lecturer/Consultant, GMC Success Academy , Irvine CA,
  • Overcoming Adversity in Practice, GMC Success Academy: Chicago Ill,  2008
  • Raise Your Thermostat, GMC Success Academy: Chicago Ill, Irvine CA &
  • San Antonio TX, 2007
  • Marketing Differentiation for the Chiropractic Practice, GMC Success
  • Academy: Chicago Ill, Irvine CA & New Orleans LA 2007
  • Appearances on Louisville’s, C.W. Morning Live discussing various health topics 2007- 2008
    • Chiropractic and Sports Injuries
    • Spinal Decompression to Restore the Spinal Disc
    • Whiplash Treatment
    • Back Pack Safety
  • Host, Health Talk Radio, A weekly call in radio show covering a variety of natural health topics, WKJK 1080 AM, Louisville, KY 2005

Professional Associations

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals
  • Kentucky Association of Chiropractors

Selected Community Service

  • Backpack Angel Program, sponsor 2011-2012
  • Den Leader/Patrol Leader, Boy Scouts of America, 2006 – Present
  • Food Drive, Service for Peace Support Military Families December 2011
  • Butler High School, Sponsor of Marching Band Competition October 2011
  • Ken-Ducky Derby Health Fair, to support Harbor House, September 2011
  • Coat Drive to benefit Wayside Christian Mission January 2011
  • Dreams with Wings Food Drive, December  2010
  • Hanna’s Day of Hope, Toy Drive, November 2010
  • Food Drive  to benefit Wayside Christian Mission August 2010
  • Arthritis  Walk, Juvenile Arthritis Foundation Fund Raiser, August 2010
  • Assistant Scout Master, Troop 212 Boy Scouts of America 2009- 2010
  • Assistant Cub Master, Boy Scouts of America 2009- 2010
  • Medical and Safety Coordinator, Hwangs Martial Arts, Reporter, Judo Instructor, raising over $30,000 annually to support WHAS Crusade for Children 2007-2010
  • Director, “A Ton of Food, A Ton of Hope Food Drive” to support Wayside Christian Mission, Louisville, KY collecting over 1600 pounds of food, 2009-2010
  • Member, Rotary International 1999 to 2000

Chiropractor Ryan Bond D.C.

 


Chiropractor Julia Cain D.C.


Monday
9:00am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm


Tuesday
9:00am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 5:00pm


Wednesday
9:00am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm


Thursday
9:00am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 5:00pm


Friday
9:00am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm


Saturday
1st & 3rd Saturday of the Month
9:00am - 12:30pm

Lowe Chiropractic & Wellness
10306 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-7334