OFFICES IN THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, SAN ANTONIO, & AUSTIN

5344 E. US 83, BUILDING B, SUITE 5, RIO GRANDE CITY, TEXAS 78582
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Chiropractic Expert Witness

DR. JOSEPH AREVALO DC, RN

EDUCATION

Doctor of Chiropractic, 2005, Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, Texas 

Associates Degree Nursing, 1999, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas


LICENSES

Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners TX #10315 

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners TX #663535


EXPERIENCE

Chiropractor

Private Practice, Mission & Rio Grande City, Texas April 2006 - present

Skills: Chiropractic services, physical examinations, manual therapy, physical medicine, exercise therapy, diagnosis, diagnostic interpretation, MRI/Xray review, and multidisciplinary care management. Performed independent medical examinations, impairment ratings, maximum medical improvement evaluations, record review, extent of injury, return to work, causation, peer review, necessity of care, utilization review, depositions, and expert opinions.


Registered Nurse

Various hospitals in Texas, Mission, Texas, August 1999- present

Skills: Nursing assessment, emergency triage, nurse care planning, medication administration, trauma/critical care assessment and treatment, record review and auditing, quality improvement, performance measures, patient education, peer training, charge nurse experience, transfer coordination, and medical device training. Experience in Emergency Medicine, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Intensive Care, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Orthopedics, Post Anesthesia Care, Psychiatric, and Joint Commission Specialty Program Care Coordination- Orthopedics.


CURRENT & PAST CERTIFICATIONS

Acupuncture - Texas Chiropractic College

ACLS- American Heart Association

CPR/AED-American Heart Association

Certified Medical Impairment Rating Specialist - American Academy of Expert Medical Evaluators

Designated Doctor - Texas Department of Insurance

Impairment Rating - Texas Department of Insurance

NRP- American Academy of Pediatrics

PALS- American Heart Association

TNCC – Emergency Nurses Association


LANGUAGES Spanish


HONORS & AWARDS

Cum Laude Graduate

Omega Psi Honors Society

American Legions Boys State

Joint Commission Specialty Program Certification in Orthopedics (Joint Replacements)


POST GRADUATE TRAINING

Coding - Texas Chiropractic Association

Designated Doctor and Physician Training Course - American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians & Texas Department of Insurance

Documentation - Texas Chiropractic Association

Muscle Testing - Texas Chiropractic College

NIH Stroke Scale- National Stroke Association

Myofascial Release - Texas Chiropractic Association

Personal Injury: Treatment, Coding, Billing, and Risk Management - Texas Chiropractic Association

Triage Assessment- Healthcare Corporation of America

Whiplash Injury Biomechanics and Brain Traumatology - Southern California University of Health Sciences



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