Dr. Roger Russell, DC, MS, FACO
Dr. Russell is a chiropractic orthopedist (1994). He is an Accident Reconstructionist through Northwestern Traffic Institute. He performs permanent impairment ratings, disability exams, independent medical exams, and record reviews for second opinions. Dr Russell’s education started at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. He got his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa. He graduated Magna Cum Laude. He went on to get his Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Biomechanical Trauma in conjunction with a core curriculum in Health Care Administration through Lynn University.
Dr Russell has never stopped his education and continues to take classes to receive the most modern education. His Post-Graduate studies include workshops and classes such as Whiplash Biomechanics & Injury Traumatology,Advanced Certification, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 15th Annual Spine Research Institute of San Diego (SRISD) Scientific Conference. Certificate of Completion from AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition: Advanced Issues and Updates for Performing an Accurate AMA Report and many more. With topics including Post Concussion Syndrome, Skull Trauma/Fractures, Referred Pain from Trigeminal-Cervical Nucleus, Post-Traumatic Headaches, Brain/Brainstem Related Symptoms, Vertebral/ Carotid Artery Trauma, Moderate / Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post-Traumatic Fibromyalgia, Cerebral Hemorrhage, Strains/Sprain, Fractures vs. Cancer, Facet Joint Injuries, Disc Injuries (Types of Annular Tears, Bulge, Protrusion, Extrusion, Sequestration), Spina Bifida, Diastematomyelia, Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Tumor, Cancer, Infection, Paget’s, Episacral Lipoma, and much, much more.
He was listed under “America’s Top Chiropractors” 2009 by Consumers’ Research Council of America, the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists (ACCO) awarded him “Chiropractic Orthopedist of the Year 1997-1998.”, he was given a Certificate of Merit for superior clinical proficiency in the capacity of Unit Assistant in the Palmer College of Chiropractic Clinic, and many other awards and recognitions. He has been the Chiropractic Orthopedic Physician for the Las Vegas Gladiators (Professional Arena Football Team), Chiropractic Orthopedic Physician for the Las Vegas Wranglers (Professional Hockey Team), he was Elected and served as President of the Council of Chiropractic Orthopedists (CCO). The CCO is a specialty council and operates under the direction of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). Dr Russell was designated by the State of Nevada, Division of Industrial Relations, as a Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) Evaluator. Perform PPD evaluations for injured workers. American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME). Certified Independent Chiropractic Examiner (CICE), Independent Record Reviewer and Permanent Impairment Rater. He is an Experienced Independent Medical Examiner, Permanent Impairment Rating, and Independent Records / Chart Reviews and has performed 1000’s of these examinations over the last 15 years.
Despite his education and awards Dr Russell makes each patient feel special. He will sit with you and help you understand how he can help relieve your pain and explain how chiropractic can add years to your life and life to your years.