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Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Dennis Woggon, BSc, DC
(Updated 5/1/2014)

Mailing address:

  • St. Cloud Chiropractic Clinic, P.A.
    437 N. 33rd Ave.
    St. Cloud, MN. 56303
  • 320-252-5599
  • DrWoggon@CLEAR-Institute.org
  • www.DrWoggon.com
  • www.CLEAR-Institute.org

Personal Data:

  • Birth Date: 9/18/50
  • Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI, USA

Education:

  • Graduated Onalaska High School, Wisconsin - 1968
  • Attended University of Wisconsin - La Crosse - 1968 - 1970
  • Graduated Cum Laude, Palmer College of Chiropractic Doctor of Chiropractic - 1974
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology - 1974

Diplomas:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Certified in Radiology from Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Diplomate/Delegate National Board of Examiners
  • South Dakota Basic Science Examination

Certifications:

  • X-Ray Proficiency from Palmer College of Chiropractic - 1974
  • Spinal Bio-Mechanics and Engineering-Pettibon, 1976
  • Pettibon Research Institute - Board of Directors - 1976
  • Personal Injury-Hyperflexion-Hyperextension Whiplash Type Trauma - ICA - 1980
  • Video Fluoroscopy - Palmer College of Chiropractic - 1992
  • National Institute of Health Extramural Research Certification - 2012

Professional Memberships:

  • Minnesota Chiropractic Association
  • International Chiropractic Association
  • American Chiropractic Association
  • Minnesota Palmer Alumni Association - Past President
  • Minnesota Palmer Alumni Association - vice-president
  • Chiropractic Anti-Trust Committee - past member
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Research
  • Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research
  • Christian Chiropractic Association
  • Academy of Spinal Physicians - 2004

Social and Community Participation:

  • Elder, 1st Presbyterian Church of St. Cloud
  • Past Session Member, 1st Presbyterian Church of St. Cloud
  • Past President, 1st Presbyterian Church of St. Cloud
  • Past Chairperson of the Finance Committee, 1st Presbyterian Church
  • Member, Riverside Church, EPC
  • Elder, Riverside Church, EPC, Sartell, MN

Faculty Positions:

  • Certified Instructor by the Council of Chiropractic Education
  • Certified Instructor of Spinal Bio-Mechanics and Engineering by Spinal Bio-Mechanics Institute - Tacoma, Washington
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic - 1977-1980
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic - 1979- 2003 - Extension Faculty for Continuing Education and Special Education, Spinal Biomechanics
  • Parker College of Chiropractic - Continuing Education Extension Faculty - Spinal Biomechanics Certification Program - 1997 - present
  • Life College of Chiropractic - Continuing Education Extension Faculty - Spinal Biomechanics Certification Program - 1998 - 2001
  • Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics System - 1976 - 2003
  • Parker College of Chiropractic - Continuing Education Extension Faculty - Scoliosis Correction Seminars - 2004 - present

Professional Licensure:

  • Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Wisconsin Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Florida Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Advanced Clinical Training:

  • Spinal Bio-Mechanics - 4400 hours post graduate work - 1976

Professional Experiences:

  • Internship - Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Internship - Spinal Bio-Mechanics Institute - Pettibon Clinic, Tacoma, WA
  • Private Practice, St. Cloud Minnesota - 1974 to Present
  • Founder and Director of the St. Cloud Chiropractic Clinic
  • Director of Internship Program (over 500 Doctors), St. Cloud Chiropractic Clinic

Lecturer:

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Texas College of Chiropractic
  • Northern California College of Chiropractic
  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic
  • Lewis & Clark College - Portland, Oregon
  • Guest Lecturer for Spinal Bio-Mechanics Symposium
  • Lecturer Life Chiropractic College - 5th Annual Upper Cervical Conference
  • St. Cloud Technical College - Chiropractic Technician Class
  • Pettibon Institute, Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Pettibon Institute, Dallas Texas
  • Parker College of Chiropractic
  • Minnesota Chiropractic Association - 1997 / 1998 / 2009
  • Minnesota Institute for Legal Education - Neck & Low Back Pain / Neck & Back Claims 1998
  • Anglo-European Chiropractic College, Paris, France - 2003
  • ICA International Symposium - Athens, Greece, 2005
  • Speaker - American Chiropractor Conference, Panama City, Panama - 2006
  • Dr. Fernandez Seminar - Orlando, FL - 2006
  • Maximized Loving - 2007, 2008
  • Parker Semianrs - 2006, 2007, 2008, 20010, 2012
  • Universidad Estatal Del Valle de Ecatepec, UNEVE, Mexico City, 2010
  • CLEAR Ambassador and Consultant
  • Digital Motion X-ray Symposium - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Publications:

  • Author - "The Normal Cervical Spine"1977
  • Author - "Bio-Mechanics of the spine During Pregnancy and Labor", 1980
  • Participant - Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapies X-Ray Research Project - Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1988
  • Co-Author with Dr. Burl Pettibon - Mechanics of the Neurological Leg Check Examinations and Treatment Indicated, 1989
  • Author - "A Comparison of the Cervical Extension Traction and Cervical Extension Compression Traction", 1989
  • Contributing Author to Chiropractic Technicians Manual, 1989
  • Author - "The Soft Tissue Component of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex", 1993
  • Co-Author - "The Development of the Spinal Curves and Their Relationship to Resistive Forces", 1993, Journal of Chiropractic Case Reports
  • Author - "Spinal Pre-Employment Examinations", 1994
  • Co-Author - "Pettibon Chiropractic Bio-Mechanics Procedures for Detection and Correction of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex", 1994
  • Author - Chiropractic Case Report: "Case Report on a Patient with C6 - 7 Disc Herniation With Recommended Surgical Intervention Resolved With Conservative Chiropractic Care And Spinal Rehabilitation", 1995.
  • Author - "P.T.L.M.S. (Pettibon Tendon Ligament Muscle Stimulator - A Variation On An Old Method", 1995
  • Author - "Chiropractic Golf Tips", 1995
  • Editor - Pettibon Research Institute Newsletter - 1995, 1996
  • Author - "The Physical Examination: Objective or Subjective?" - Dynamic Chiropractor - Nov. 18, 1996, Vol. 14, No. 24 / The Canadian Chiropractor - April 1998, Vol. 3, #2 (edited)
  • Editor - "Pettibon X-Ray Procedures" - 1997
  • Author - "Chiropractic Snow Shoveling Tips" - 1996
  • Author - "Chiropractic Tips - Making Wood" - 1997
  • Author - "Chiropractic Tips - Cross Country Skiing" - 1997
  • Author - Technique Textbook - "Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics Adjusting System" - 1998 (translated to Korean and Russian)
  • Author - "Preparing The Spine For Sleep" - December, 1999, Canadian Chiropractor
  • Author - Chiropractic Case Report: "Utilizing The Pettibon Exercise Procedures To Increase Lumbar Disc Height In A Thin Disc", - Feb., 2000, Canadian Chiropractor, Vol. 5, No. 1
  • Author - "Occiput / Atlas Extension Adjustment For Scoliosis Subluxation", June, 2000,
  • Canadian Chiropractor, Vol. 5, No. 3
  • Author - "The Unstable Cervical Spine - Alar Ligament Damage", June, 2001, Canadian Chiropractor
  • Co-Author - Scoliosis - A Case Study, June, 2002, Canadian Chiropractor
  • Co-Author - Head Weight Research Project, 2002, Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research
  • Author - "I Would Like To Check Your Posture" - Posture Magazine - 2002
  • Author - "Spinal Injuries Incurred During A Motor Vehicle Accidents" - Posture
  • Magazine 2004 (Accepted for presentation at the International Chiropractic
  • Symposium, Athens, Greece, November 2004)
  • Author - Scoliosis Corrections Seminars 2004
  • Co-Author - "Scoliosis Treatment Using a Combination of Manipulative and
  • Rehabilitative Therapy: A Retrospective Case Series" - 2004
  • Author - Scoliosis Correction - CLEAR Solutions, The American Chiropractor, February, 2005
  • Author - "Can Chiropractic Correct Scoliosis?", The American Chiropractor, 2006
  • Author - Scoliosis Screening - 2007
  • Author - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Prevention - 2007
  • Author - "Posterior to Anterior Thoracic Spinal Adjusting in the Scoliosis Patient is Contraindicated By Spinal Biomechanics" - 2008
  • American Chiropractor Interview - May 2010
  • Co-author - Scoliosis treatment using a combination of manipulative and rehabilitative therapy: a retrospective case series on 140 patients with adolescent or adult idiopathic scoliosis. Submitted 2010
  • Co-author - "The Implications for Birth Injury and the Development of Spinal Deformity" American Chiropractor February 2012, Vol. 34, Number 2 , Woggon & Woggon
  • Author - "The Chiropractic Scoliosis Patient Dilemma", American Chiropractor, Volume 35, Number 4, April 2013
  • Author - "Posture Rehab - Mix, Fix, Set", American Chiropractor, Volume 35, Number 5, May 2013
  • Co-author - "Developing a Scoliosis-Specific Chiropractic Protocol: Preliminary results from 140 consecutively-treated scoliosis cases", Woggon, Woggon, Chong, December 2013
  • Co-author - "Understanding the 3-Dimensional Radiographic Manifestation of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex in the Upper Cervical Spine", Woggon, Woggon, American Chiropractor, Volume 36, Number 5, 2014.

Awards:

  • Who's Who in Chiropractic
  • Outstanding Alumni President - Palmer College of Chiropractic (5 times)
  • Distinguished Service - Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Outstanding Lay Person in Education - St. Cloud Education Association - 1991
  • Distinguished Service Award - Minnesota Chiropractic Association - 1999

Consultant:

  • Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners - Examiner Consultant -1987 - 1996
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic - X-Ray Research Project, 1986
  • Pettibon Biomechanics Research Institute - Chairperson - 1991 - 2003
  • Advisory Board for the Chiropractic Technician Program at St. Cloud Technical College - Past Chair
  • Pre-Employment Examinations for Bernick's Bottling Company & Donlar Construction
  • Past President - ACA Council on Technique 2001 - 2003
  • Past Board of Editors - Journal of Chiropractic Case Reports
  • Independent Consultant National Board Part IV - 1995
  • Chiropractic Malpractice Consultant 1994 - present
  • "Chiropractic Tips" - WJON Radio - 1996 - 2000
  • National Board Of Chiropractic Examiners - Technique - 1997
  • Advisory Committee - Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners:
  • Experimental / Developmental Procedures - 1997 - 1998
  • Independent Chiropractic Examiner - 1998 - present
  • Chiropractic Delegate to Spine Clinic, Vladivostok, Russia, International Spinal Health Institute, - 1998 and 2000
  • Board Advisor - International Spinal Health Institute - 1998 - 2003
  • Vice President - International Spinal Health Institute - 1999 - 2003
  • Founder - Chiropractic Health Care for "Place of Hope" - St. Cloud, MN - 2000
  • Founder and Director - CLEAR (Chiropractic Leadership, Educational Advancement & Research) Institute, 2000 - present
  • Director - STAR Clinic-CLEAR Scoliosis Center - Parker College of Chiropractic - 2007 - 2012
  • Director - CLEAR Scoliosis Center, St. Cloud. MN / Dallas Texas 2007 - 2012
  • Director - CLEAR Institute, non-profit organization - 2008 - Present
  • Featured Speaker on Digital Motion X-ray & Scoliosis - DMX Seminar 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • CLEAR Ambassador and Consultant - Universidad Estatal Del Valle de Ecatepec, UNEVE, Mexico City, 2010 - 2012
  • CLEAR Scoliosis Center - Doctor Training 2004 - present
 
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