Dr. Murphy is a magna cum laude graduate of Western States Chiropractic College and was awarded DABCO Diplomate credentials in 1986 from the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics. He has also accumulated additional advanced post-graduate continuing education in Biomechanics, Orthopedics, X-ray, and Neurology.
A recognized and popular instructor, Dr. Murphy teaches internationally and maintains clinical practice in California while serving on the faculty at Life Chiropractic College West. He has taught post-graduate classes for a long list of chiropractic colleges and individual programs, including the acclaimed CCST program he developed, and also the Whiplash and Spinal Trauma two-weekend series he presents around the US with the International Chiropractors Association.
Dr. Murphy’s areas of expertise involve a series of topic areas including: biomechanics of vehicular collisions; biomechanics of spine trauma; biomechanics of pediatric vehicular collisions; soft tissue injury and repair; pain and proprioceptive neurology; and the management of spine and spinal related disorders.
He is also the developer and primary lecturer of this comprehensive post-graduate curriculum that includes state-of-the-art information regarding trauma neurology, mechanisms of vehicular accident injury, clinical trauma case management concerns, and documentation issues and strategies.
A popular and dynamic presenter, he is respected for his ability to bring complex anatomical and physiological factors into perspective with case management decision-making and documentation, his clarity on communicating chiropractic principles in practice and research, and his commitment to sharing advancements in both clinical research and recently published literature on a wide range of clinically relevant topics.