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The Gut Brain Connection: A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnostics, Intervention & Prevention | MassChiro Fall Seminar

Event Details

Sat October 29, 2022 - 8:00 AM EST — Sat October 29, 2022 - 5:30 PM EST

Location: Waltham, MA

Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham
550 Winter St.
Waltham, MA  02451
Phone:  (781) 890-6767

Speaker: Robert G. Silverman, DC, MS, DABCN, DCBCN

CEU: 8

Price: $249.00$399.00


About the Seminar

In this new and incisive 8-hour presentation, Dr. Robert Silverman, the doctor’s chiropractic doctor and laser therapy expert leads you through the latest developments in a comprehensive approach to treatment. You’ll learn the value of laser therapy as a stand-alone modality or a synergistic treatment that fits perfectly into your armamentarium. Dr. Silverman presents integrative approaches to performance nutrition, essential supplementation, improving immune function, functional assessments, current options for blood testing, and other new protocols that will help you attain superior clinical outcomes.

This seminar explores the bidirectional gut-brain axis. You’ll learn practical applications for patients with concussion, Alzheimer's disease, SIBO, Lyme disease, and the newly emerging clinical problem of long COVID.

Join Dr. Silverman in this illuminating seminar and gain insight into a comprehensive methodology that incorporates proven protocols into a clinically integrated system—one you can apply to your practice immediately.


Seminar Topics

  • Laser Introduction – the Evolution of Laser & its Modern Usage
  • Laser Research & its Clinical Applications
  • Clinical Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Injuries & Hands-On Laser Demo
  • Functional Medicine & Immunity in Novel Times
  • Rob’s Gut Matrix
  • Strategies to Initiate the Positive Impact of Gut Health on the Musculoskeletal System
  • SIBO – Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth
  • Blood Chemistry as an Effective Diagnostic Tool to Screen for and Identify Metabolic Imbalances.
  • Cardiometabolic Disorders: Untangling Complex Conditions
  • Hands-on and laser workshop (includes a 10-page, take-home algorithm)
  • Neurodynamic Tests
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries/Concussions/Brain Health
  • Hands-on demonstration of rehab and cognitive assessments/treatment for concussion injuries
  • Nutritional Protocol for Treating Concussion
  • Nutritional protocols for Alzheimer’s/Neurodegenerative Disease:
  • Practical Clinical Applications for Enhancement of (Brain-Body) Neuroplasticity
  • A Functional Approach to the Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Trauma


Key clinical takeaways:

  • Test Don’t Guess: expertly assess intestinal and blood-brain dysfunctions, inclusive of advanced diagnostic laboratory testing and blood chemistry analysis
  • Understand the effect of gut bacterial toxins on the gut-brain axis in neurological disorder pathogenesis, with a focus on SIBO
  • Strategies to initiate the positive impact of gut health on the musculoskeletal system
  • Traumatic brain injuries & neurodegenerative diseases: assessment & intervention
  • Diminished brain resilience syndrome: toxins, diet, lifestyle
  • Nutritional protocols for immunity
  • Apply neurodynamic tests and corrective laser protocols
  • Demonstrations of laser applications and case studies


Attendees will receive:

  • Clinical protocols and pearls based on case studies
  • An up-to-date syllabus with graphics and take-home notes
  • An information-packed day guaranteed to expand your clinical knowledge
  • Doctor laser flowcharts and nutritional protocols

About the Speaker


Dr. Robert Silverman is a chiropractic doctor, clinical nutritionist, national/international speaker, author of Amazon’s #1 bestseller Inside-Out Health,” founder and CEO of Westchester Integrative Health Ctr. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and has a Master of Science in human nutrition. The ACA Sports Council named Dr. Silverman “Sports Chiropractor of the Year” in 2015. Dr. Silverman is on the advisory board for the Functional Medicine University and is a seasoned health and wellness expert on both the speaking circuits and the media. Dr. Silverman is a thought leader in his field and practice, a frequently published author in peer-reviewed journals and other mainstream publications.

Dr. Silverman was the principal investigator on two Level 1 laser FDA studies.

His new book, Amazon’s best seller, Immune Reboot, was released in December 2022.

Instagram- @drrobertsilverman

Facebook- @drrobertsilverman

Linkedin- https://www.linkedin.com/in/drrobertsilverman/

Youtube- https://www.youtube.com/c/DrRobertSilverman



  • 2000 – 2001                 Sc. in Human Nutrition; Univ. of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT; Magna cum Laude
  • 1996 – 1999                 C., Doctor of Chiropractic; Univ. of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT; Magna cum Laude
  • 1983 – 1988                 BBA – Major in Accounting; Pace University, Pleasantville, NY


  • December 2013 ART® Credentialed Provider, Complex Protocols
  • April 2013 Certified SASTM provider
  • March 2013 CrossFit – Level 1 trainer
  • December 2012 RockTape – Fascial Movement Taping, Levels 1 & 2 certified
  • August 2011 ART® Credentialed Provider, Palpation, IronMan Masters
  • February 2011                 Functional Movement Screen - credentialed provider
  • December 2010                 HKC – Hardstyle Kettlebell Certified instructor
  • July 2009 DCBCN – Diplomate with the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition
  • September 2008 NASCM – Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • April 2008 Kinesio Taping – Certified practitioner
  • November 2006                 CIISN – Certified Sports Nutritionist
  • November 2005                 ART® Credentialed Provider, Biomechanics
  • November 2005                 ART® Credentialed Provider, Long-Tract Nerve Entrapments
  • March 2004                 Graston Technique® – Certified Provider
  • May 2003 DACBN – Diplomate with the American Board of Clinical Nutrition
  • October 2000                 ART® - Credentialed Provider, Spine
  • July 2003                 ART® - Credentialed Provider, Lower Extremity
  • November 2003                 ART® - Credentialed Provider, Upper Extremity
  • June 2001                 CNS – Certified Nutritional Specialist
  • April 2001                 CCN – Certified Clinical Nutritionist
  • May 2000 CSCS – Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • February 2000                 Connecticut State Chiropractic license
  • January 2000                 New York State Chiropractic license

Clinical Experience             

  • Successful referral-only private practice since February 2000
  • Owner and Clinic Director of Westchester Integrative Health Ctr.; Specializing in the diagnosis of joint pain and soft-tissue management and its treatments with an innovative, established and well-researched approach to non-surgical care while incorporating proper nutrition protocols