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  • 1536 Cole Blvd. Suite 120, Lakewood, Colorado 80401
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Donald Aspegren DC, MS

Donald Aspegren DC, MS

Chiropractor
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    +1 303-456-1856
  • Primary Address :
    1536 Cole BLVD, STE 120 Lakewood, Colorado 80401-3405

Overview

Dr. Aspegren obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic, from National College of Chiropractic in 1985. Following graduation, he went on to perform a two year residency under the direction of James M. Cox, DC, DACBR in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, focusing on research and treatment of lower back pain After completion of his residency, Dr. Aspegren moved to Denver, Colorado where he earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Sports Medicine from Chapman University.

Education

  • Master of Science – Sports Medicine, Chapman University; Orange,
  • California (Denver Branch), 1996
  • Two-year residency – Cox Low Back Clinic; Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Doctorate – Chiropractics, National College of Chiropractic, 1981-1985
  • Bachelor of Science – Human Biology, National College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Arts – Biology, Bethany College, 1976-1980
  • Fellow – International College of Chiropractors

Educational Affiliations

Faculty (present)

  • New York College of Chiropractic; Postgraduate Division; Glen Head, New York.

 

Faculty (past)

  • Logan College of Chiropractic; Postgraduate Division; St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2003-2013
  • Los Angeles College of Chiropractic; Los Angeles, California.
  • Red Rocks Community College; Department of Natural Sciences; Instructor, Microbiology, Anatomy, and Physiology; Denver, Colorado, 1989-1998.
  • National College of Chiropractic; Postgraduate Continuing Education Division; Lombard, Illinois.
  • Cleveland Chiropractic College; Postgraduate Division; Los Angeles, California
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic; Postgraduate Division; Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic; Postgraduate Division; Davenport, Iowa.

Professional Affiliations

  • Employee Colorado Pain and Rehabilitation
  • Employee Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Dept. Orthopedics, Bridges Integrative Health Services, January 5, 2011 to present
  • MSO Healthcare Provider Concentra Medical Centers, April 21, 2008 to present
  • Chairman, Task Force for the revision of Colorado Division of Workers Compensation, Dept. of Labor and Employment, 2008, 2009, 2014
  • Internal Case Reviewer Sloan’s Lakes Auto PIP Division
  • Reviewer/writer for British Medical Journal (BMJ), 2007
  • Sports medicine Team on PGA Tour, 2001-2007
  • Chiropractor at the United States Olympic Festival as selected by The United States Olympic Committee; St. Louis, Missouri, 1994
  • Sports “Doctor of the Year” as elected by the Colorado Chiropractor Association, 1994, 2005.
  • “Doctor of the Year” as elected by the Wrangler Sports Chiropractic Pro Rodeo, 1993.
  • Chiropractor at the Training Center as selected by the United States Olympic Committee; Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1993.
  • National Director of Education and Research, Wrangler Sports Chiropractic Program, 1993-1999
  • Certified in Manipulation Under Anesthesia by Logan College of Chiropractic, Certificate No. 042.
  • Wrangler Sports Chiropractic Regional Director for the Mountain States Pro Rodeo Circuit, 1993 and 1994.
  • Instructor Diplomate Sports Medicine Program for New York College of Chiropractic and Logan College of Chiropractic.
  • Board of Expert Panelist for D.C. Tracts, publication of the American Chiropractic Association.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, published by Williams and Wilkins; Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Former Secretary, Indiana State Chiropractic Association.
  • Member American Chiropractic Association

Publications Authored and Studies Involved

  • Lutheran Medical Center: Cervical Artery Dissection Study IRB #201319, June 25, 2013-present
  • Submitted for publication 2013: The Lumbar Spine in Sports. Aspegren D, Putnam, A. Akuthota V. in text; Conservative Management of Sports Injuries by Hyde T, Gengenbach M. 3rd ed. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Boston,
  • Clinician Corner: What DCs Should Know about Cervical Degenerative Disease. NCMIC Examiner Fall 2011, p8-9.
  • Functional Scores and Subjective Responses of Injured Workers With Back or Neck Pain Treated With Chiropractic Care in an Integrative Program: A Retrospective Analysis of 100 Cases.  Aspegren D, Enebo B, Miller M, Akuthota V, Hyde T, White L, Cox J. Scheduled for publication. J Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2009; 32:765-771
  • Conservative Treatment of a Female Collegiate Volleyball Player with Costochondritis.  Aspegren D, Hyde T, Miller M.  JMPT Vol. 30(4), 321-325, 2007.
  • Chapter 10. The Lumbar Spine in Sports. Aspegren D, Akuthota V. in text; Conservative Management of Sports Injuries by Hyde T, Gengenbach M. 2nd ed. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Boston, 2007
  • Rehabilitation of the Rodeo Athlete. Aspegren D. Dynamic Chiropractic, Vol. 24(19) 18-22, 2006.
  • Low Back Pain in Professional Golfers: The Role of Associated Hip and Low Back Range-of-Motion Deficits. Vad V, Bhat A, Basrai D, Gebeh A, Aspegren D, Andrews J. The American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(2), 494-497, 2004.
  • The Use of Epidural Steroid Injection and Manipulation on Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. Laney Nelson, D.C., Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., M.S., Charles Bova, M.D., JMPT Vol. 20(4), 1997.
  • Manipulation Under Epidural Anesthesia (MUEA) and Corticosteroid Injection: Two Case Reports. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., M.S., Robert Wright, M.D., Douglas Hemler, M.D., JMPT Vol. 20(9), 618-621, 1997.
  • A Study of Post-Spinal Surgery Cases in Chiropractic Offices. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., Andrew Burt, Ph.D., JMPT, Vol. 17(2), 88-92, 1994.
  • Myositis Ossificans Traumatica. John Danchik, D.C., Terry Yochum, D.C., Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., JMPT, Vol. 16(9), 605-614, 1993.
  • Chiropractic Care In Roughstock Rodeo Competition. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., Tom Hyde, D.C.,
    J. Am. Chiropractic Assn., June, 1993.
  • Treating the Athlete’s Back: The Ultimate Challenge. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., Chiropractic Sports Medicine, Vol. 6(2), 49-56, 1992.
  • Brucellosis: A Rare Cause of the Unstable Spine. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., JMPT, Vol. 13(3), 165-168, 1990.
  • Detection of Stress Fractures in Athletes and Nonathletes. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., James M. Cox, D.C., David R. Benak, M.A., JMPT, Vol. 12(4), 298-30, 1989.
  • Splenic Rupture in a Football Player. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., Steve Philip, M.D., David Benak, MA, Chiropractic Sports Medicine, Vol. 3(4), 120-123, 1989.
  • A Hypothesis Introducing a New Calculation for Discal Reduction: Emphasis on Stenotic Factors and Manipulative Treatment. James M. Cox, D.C., Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., JMPT, Vol. 10(6), 1988.
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis of C7 and L4 in Same Patient: A Literature Review and Report of a Case. James M. Cox., D.C., Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., JMPT, Vol. 11(3), 1988.
  • Harrington Rod Instrumentation Failure: A Case Report. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., ACA Journal of Chiropractic, April, Vol. 22(4), 73-74, 1988.
  • Ankle Sprain: How Coach, Doctor, and Player Can Speed Recovery. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., David R. Benak, M.A., Indiana Grid Coach, 1987 (publication of the Indiana Football Coaches Association).
  • Correction of Progressive Idiopathic Scoliosis Utilizing Neuromuscular Stimulation and Manipulation: A Case Report. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., James M. Cox., D.C., JMPT, Vol. 10(4), 147-156, 1987.
  • Short Leg Correction: A Clinical Trial of Radiographic Versus Nonradiographic Procedures. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., James M. Cox, D.C., Kathy Trier, Ph.D., JMPT, Vol. 10(4), 232-238, 1987.
  • Inadvertent Epidurography During Myelography. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., James M. Cox, D.C., ACA Journal of Chiropractic, Vol. 24(12), 37-40, 1986.
  • Scoliosis: Diagnosis, Detection, Treatment. James M. Cox, D.C., Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., ACA Journal of Chiropractic, Vol. 23(1), 45-52, 1985.
  • Chapter 10. The Lumbar Spine in Sports. Aspegren D, Akuthota V. in text; Conservative Management of Sports Injuries by Hyde T, Gengenbach M. 2nd ed. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Boston, 2007
  • The Trunk and Viscera. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., M.S., p. 215-229. TEXT: Conservative Management of Sports Injuries. Tom Hyde, M. Gengenbach, Editors. Williams and Wilkins; Baltimore, Maryland, 1997.
  • Voluntary Muscular System. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., p. 64-71. TEXT: Fundamentals of Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management. Dana J. Lawrence, Editor. Williams and Wilkins; Baltimore, Maryland, 1991.
    Renal System. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., p.209-220. TEXT: Fundamentals of Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management. Dana J. Lawrence, Editor. Williams and Wilkins; Baltimore, Maryland, 1991.
  • Scoliosis. Donald D. Aspegren, D.C., p. 309-338. TEXT: Low Back Pain Mechanism, Diagnosis and Treatment. James M. Cox, D.C., Fifth Edition. Williams and Wilkins; Baltimore, Maryland, 1990.

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