Ronald D. Fudala, DC, DACAN

8 Madeira Dr.
St. Augustine, FL 32080
nrvdoc@hotmail.com
mobile #: 904-703-5105

Clinical Emphasis:

  • Diagnostic evaluation of spinal disorders, peripheral neuromuscular disease, and pain
  • Clinical neurophysiology and electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV)
  • Disorders of stance, gait, balance, and coordination
  • Non-surgical and post-operative structural spine care
  • Neuro-metabolism and fatigue

Professional Affiliations:

  • January 2001-Aug 2011: Riverhills Neuroscience (Neurosurgical Division)
    • Consulting practice: Diagnosis and triage of spine and peripheral neuromuscular disease
    • Electrodiagnostic testing
    • Developed and supervised non-surgical and post surgical structural spinal care programs
  • 1994-2001: Chiropractic Neurodiagnostic Inc.
    • Private consulting practice in general neurology, spine, peripheral neuromuscular diseases, and pain.
  • 1988-1994: Private Chiropractic Practice

Board Certifications:

  • Fellow, International Board of Electrodiagnosis
  • Fellow, International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology

Education:

  • National University of Health Sciences, Doctor of Chiropractic (1987)
    • Cum Laude, Salutatorian
    • National Honor Society
    • Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities
    • Class Vice-president
    • Award: Excellence in Clinical Anatomy
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Biology (1977)

Professional Positions Held/Recognition:

  • Instructor, Advanced Clinical Electrodiagnosis (International Board of Electrodiagnosis)
  • President’s Award, Ohio State Chiropractic Association
  • Past President, Southwestern Ohio Chiropractic Association
  • Quality Improvement Panel, Ohio State Board of Examiners
  • Academic Site Inspection Team, Ohio State Board of Examiners
  • Past Chairman, Council on Neurology, Ohio State Chiropractic Association
  • Research: Greater Cincinnati Hospital Association, Back Pain Outcomes Panel
  • Board Member: International Board of Electrodiagnosis
  • Continuing Education Committee: International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology
  • Member, American Chiropractic Association, Ohio State Chiropractic Association, Southwestern Ohio Chiropractic Association, American Association of Spine Physicians

Publications:

  • Basilar Artery Migraine or Cerebral Vascular Accident. Letter to Editor, JMPT 1993 June; 16(5)
  • Clinical and Electrodiagnostic Aspects of Radial Hand and Arm Pain. Keystone Journal of Chiropractic, Summer 1994
  • Mechanism of Spinal Manipulation. Kentucky Assn. of Chiropractors, The Voice.       August 1997
  • Chiropractic Integration: A True Oxymoron. Kentucky Assn. of Chiropractors, The Voice. Jan./Feb. 1998
  • Case Study: Acute Paresthesia in a Previously Healthy Middle Aged Male. International Board of Electrodiagnosis web site (www.intledxboard.org). Feb 2007

Post-graduate Faculty Affiliations:

  • Parker College of Chiropractic Neurology Program (1993-1996)
  • Motion Palpation Neurology Diplomate Program: (1996-1999)
  • University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Clinical Electrodiagnosis (1993-1994)

Lecture Presentations Summary:

  • Case Presentations in Clinical Neurology:       Cincinnati, OH 1998
  • Clinical and Anatomic Aspects of Lumbar Radiculopathy: Cincinnati, OH
  • Epidemiology of Low Back Pain: Northern Kentucky, 1999
  • Red Flag Diagnosis in Whiplash Associated Disorders: Cincinnati, OH 2002
  • Overview of Discogenic Pain: Cincinnati, OH 2002
  • Differential Diagnosis of Low Extremity Neurologic Disorders: Cincinnati, OH 2004
  • Principles of Electrodiagnostic Testing:   Columbus, OH 2004
  • Chiropractic Approach to Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy: Cincinnati, OH 2004
  • Typical and Atypical Neurologic Disorders of the Shoulder: Cincinnati, OH 2004
  • Decision-making in Lumbar Radiculopathy: Cincinnati, OH 2004
  • Case Studies in Electrodiagnosis: Lancaster, OH 2005
  • Neurologic Aspects of Gait Disorders:  Cincinnati, OH 2005
  • Case Studies and Review of Peripheral Neuropathies: Daytona Beach, FL 2006
  • The Neurologic Exam, Clinical and Anatomic Overview: Daytona Beach, FL 2006
  • Beyond Imaging: Clinical Neurology as a Guide to Diagnosis and Decision Making:  Cincinnati, OH 2006
  • Evaluation of Immune Mediated Peripheral Neuropathies: Daytona Beach, FL 2007
  • Clinical and Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Disorders of Cramp, Spasm, and Myalgia: Daytona Beach, FL 2008
  • Utilization of Standard and Modified Repetitive Nerve Stimulation: Daytona Beach, FL 2008
  • Laboratory Testing in the Diagnostic Work Up of Neuromuscular Diseases: Daytona Beach, FL 2009
  • Differential Diagnosis of Neurologic and Non-neurologic Myalgias: Orlando, FL 2009
  • The Many Facets of Diabetic Neuropathy:       Daytona Beach, FL 2010
  • Introduction to Advanced Integrated Clinical Practice:       Orlando, FL 2010
  • Case Studies in Neurology: IACN Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 2011
  • Differentiating neurogenic from “non-neurogenic” myalgic disease.  Texas Chiropractic College homecoming; July 18-20, 2013.
  • Case Studies; “It’s NOT Cervical Radiculopathy”. Mid-west Spine Symposium: January 2014.

Licensure:

  • Ohio: License # 1317 (Inactive)
  • FL License #: CH10979 (Active)
  • Pennsylvania: License # DC-006376-L (Inactive)