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Certified Spinal Hygienist Online Course

Become an expert in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Degenerative Disc Disease

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A 6 week course on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease and the chiropractic wellness approach to maintaining a healthy spine and nervous system for a lifetime.

Life University x Spinal Hygiene

Spinal Hygiene Certification Course

Tuition: $997

Next Course: Enrollment is Open!

Next Live Course Start Date: Tuesday, June 11th @7pm
(Program is 100% Online)

Duration: 6 weeks, 1-2 hrs/week

Format: 6 live online sessions (recorded with replay available) + 1-Final Exam

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*Certificate awarded upon passing of the final exam

Tuition: $997 per person

CEUs: 12 Hrs for DCs (see approved states)

Why Spinal Hygiene

and Why Now?

Welcome to the future of spine care.

Spinal degeneration is at epidemic proportions in our society today.

Some studies show as much as 96% of people will develop degenerative disc disease in their lifetime.  

And that number is really not surprising when we look at the amount of time people are spending on cell phones, in front of computer screens, just sitting at a desk, or watching TV. 

Just imagine if the world took care of their spine as well as they take care of their teeth!

That is our goal with the CSH Program.  We want to create experts in the field of DDD prevention, or lifetime spinal care who will teach the world about spinal hygiene.  Click Below to join tonight’s free webinar to learn more…

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Who is this program for?

This program is designed for chiropractors and chiropractic assistants responsible for making business decisions, educating patients, and improving patient care outcomes.  If you want to help take your practice from a pain-based short-term care facility to a lifestyle/wellness based family practice, this course if for you!

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On completion of this program, you’ll walk away with:

  1. A new paradigm for spine care!  You’ll discover clarity around what causes disc degeneration, how to detect it through your exam and identify it on x-ray, as well as, how to insure you help your community to implement spinal hygiene protocols that will give them the best change for preventing it.
  2. Expert insight into a successful family chiropractic practice!  You’ll get an inside look at how a successful family practice implements spinal hygiene and builds longterm retention with patient care plans.
  3. A clear understanding of the philosophy of wellness care and spinal hygiene!  We’ll dive deep into chiropractic philosophy and how spinal hygiene education fits perfectly into then chiropractic paradigm.
  4. Strategies for attracting your ideal clients!  We’ll cover multiple marketing strategies and how to use then content you learn during the course to educate and attract pre-qualified patients into your office.
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In addition you will receive a certificate of completion


Get recognized for your knowledge when you earn an official certificate of completion from Life  University Post Graduate Education Department — and use it to set yourself apart as you leverage spinal hygiene content, degenerative disc disease education, and other wellness based marketing strategies.

*In order to be issued with a certificate, you will need to meet the requirements outlined in the course. Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the course, as per the stipulated requirements.

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Program Outline

The Certified Spinal Hygienist Online Course will consist of 6 online sessions and 1 in-person weekend seminar, as well as, many added bonus materials.  Each of the 6 online sessions will consist of multiple lessons.  The 6 online session are titled as follows:

  • Session 1:  A New Field of Experts Dedicated to Fighting the Silent Epidemic of Spinal Degeneration
  • Session 2:  Human Anatomy, Structure, and Function
  • Session 3:  Philosophy, Science, and Art of Chiropractic, Spinal Correction and Spinal Hygiene
  • Session 4:  The Science, Communication Strategy, and Techniques behind Providing Lifetime Spinal Health and Hygiene for Your Community
  • Session 5:  How to use Spinal Hygiene to Improve Compliance, Retention, and Patient Outcomes in the Chiropractic Clinic
  • Session 6:  How to Create Your Message, Build Your Brand, and Market Your Practice Around Lifetime Spinal Health and Hygiene

This program is full of new concepts and strategies that will help you create a culture of lifetime spinal health and wellness inside your office.  This information will help you grow your practice, improve your retention, increase patient compliance, and grow your income at the same time.  

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About The Instructor

Dr. Tabor Smith is a practicing chiropractor in Houston TX. His practice members not only receive top-notch chiropractic care, they also receive a unique and very valuable education in spinal health and hygiene. Dr. Smith is a trailblazer in the subject of spinal hygiene and holds many events and lectures on the subject. Dr. Smith owns and runs two of the largest chiropractic offices in the state of Texas, where he has treated thousands of patients and developed some of the life changing lessons that he teaches today.

Dr. Tabor Smith graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in May 2004 with a Bachelors degree in Biology. He graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker Chiropractic College in 2007. He is a student for life and continues to study the fields of chiropractic, spinal hygiene, and overall natural health.


“Unbelievable content! Such a great approach to helping reach our communities and bring awareness to spinal degeneration.”

Billy Sticker

“As a 30 plus year chiropractor, and born into chiropractors, and having worked with chiropractors the last 20 years a consultant, I can tell you Dr. Tabor Smith and his content makes me want to run though walls helping patients again! He is a master among doctors. Everybody with a spine should listen and take notes!”

Chandler George

“I am always so appreciative and impressed by Dr. Tabor Smith and his incredible efforts to help serve the public and the chiropractic profession. His work is always top notch. This latest training series is no exception. Thanks for all you do my friend, you are amazing!”

Chad Woolner

Have questions about this course?  

Contact Dr. Tabor Smith D.C. at

Scroll Down to Discover Everything in This Program!

Section 1

A New Field of Experts Dedicated to Fighting the Silent Epidemic of Spinal Degeneration

  • Lesson 1: Intro to Spinal Hygiene
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Lesson 3: Overview of Marketing Spinal Hygiene
  • Lesson 4: Philosophy, Science, and Art of Chiropractic & Spinal Hygiene
  • Lesson 5: Definitions of Basic Anatomy and Exercise Science
  • Lesson 6: Definitions and Names of the Human Nervous System
  • Lesson 7: Spinal Degeneration; Preventable or Not?
  • Lesson 8: Spinal Hygiene vs. Dental Hygiene
  • Lesson 9: Spinal Hygiene Patient Education
  • Lesson 10: Recap and Summary of Session 1
  • And So Much More…

Section 2

Human Anatomy, Structure, and Function

  • Introduction: Skeletal, Muscular, and Spinal Anatomy
  • Lesson 1: Cartilage, Bone and Joint Definitions and Functions
  • Lesson 2: Descriptions and Names of Bones in the Human Body
  • Lesson 3: The Nervous System – Parasympathetic and Sympathetic Systems
  • Lesson 4: The Structures of the Spine
  • Lesson 5: Causes of Spinal Degeneration
  • Lesson 6: Muscular System and Functional Movements
  • Lesson 7: Muscles of the Back and Spine
  • Conclusion: Putting it All Together!
  • And So Much More…

Section 3

Philosophy, Science, and Art of Chiropractic, Spinal Correction and Spinal Hygiene

  • Lesson 1: The Philosophy, Science and Art of Chiropractic
  • Lesson 2: The Philosophy of Health and it’s Relation to Spinal Hygiene
  • Lesson 3: The 33 Principles of Chiropractic
  • Lesson 4: Mind-Body and Other Health Philosophies
  • Lesson 5: Understanding the Value of Health
  • Lesson 6: Dis-ease vs. Disease and Balancing the Body
  • Lesson 7: The Science of Chiropractic and Spinal Health Care
  • Lesson 8: Global Posture, Alignment, and Tension of the Spine
  • Lesson 9: The Deafferentation Model of Subluxation
  • Lesson 10: Body Symptoms and How Spinal Hygienists Address Them
  • And So Much More…

Section 4

Science, Communication and Techniques behind Lifetime Spinal Health for Your Community

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Lesson 2: Homeostasis and the Overload Principle
  • Lesson 3: Kinesiology, Study of the Movement of the Body
  • Lesson 4: General Exercise Techniques
  • Lesson 5: Exercises with Maximum Efficiency and Effectiveness
  • Lesson 6: Diving into the Core 4 Spinal Hygiene Exercises
  • Lesson 7: The Spinal Molding Exercise
  • Lesson 8: Resistance Bands for Head Forward Posture
  • Lesson 9: The Wobble Disc Exercise for Imbibition of the Spine
  • Lesson 10: The Importance of Simplicity in Sharing Our Message
  • Lesson 11: Conclusion and Summary
  • And So Much More…

Section 5

Using Spinal Hygiene to Improve Compliance, Retention, and Patient Outcomes in the Clinic

  • Lesson 1: Compliance, Retention, and Patient Outcomes
  • Lesson 2: The Barriers to Building Compliance
  • Lesson 3: Grow Retention, Grow Your Practice
  • Lesson 4: Patient Outcomes: Components and Processes
  • Lesson 5: Overall Chiropractic Profession Outcomes
  • Lesson 6: Patient Education and Spinal Hygiene
  • Lesson 7: Patient Home Exercise Instructions
  • Lesson 8: The Power of the Testimonial
  • Lesson 9: How to Conduct a “Testimonial Week” in Your Office
  • Lesson 10: Overview and Integration of Session 5
  • And So Much More…

Section 6

Become the Expert in Spinal Degeneration, and Market Your Practice Around Spinal Hygiene

  • Lesson 1: Fully Understanding Spinal Degeneration
  • Lesson 2: Spinal Degeneration and Aging
  • Lesson 3: Spinal Degeneration and Genetics
  • Lesson 4: Spinal Degeneration and Nutrition
  • Lesson 5: Spinal Degeneration and Environmental Factors
  • Lesson 6: The Clinical Presentation of Spinal Degeneration
  • Lesson 7: Helping More People
  • Lesson 8: Everything You Need to Know About Outside Lectures
  • Lesson 9: Video Creating and Educating/Marketing
  • Lesson 10: Email Marketing for Your Practice
  • Lesson 11: Maximizing Social Media in Your Practice
  • And So Much More…


3 Waiting Room Videos

You’ll receive 3 different waiting room videos.  You’ll have access to download the digital files and use them on your TV or computer.  These waiting room videos will do all the work for you when it comes to educating your patients on the importance of lifetime spinal care.  Your patients will LOVE these videos so much they’ll look forward to learning more each visit!


Core 4 Spinal Hygiene Videos

You’ll receive 3 different waiting room videos.  You’ll have access to download the digital files and use them on your TV or computer.  These waiting room videos will do all the work for you when it comes to educating your patients on the importance of lifetime spinal care.  Your patients will LOVE these videos so much they’ll look forward to learning more each visit!


12 Spinal Hygiene Flyers

You’ll receive 12 spinal hygiene flyers, one for each month of the year!  They are simple to download, print off, and handout to all of your patients.  Each flyer covers a different health condition and includes a published scientific article on how chiropractic can help.  These flyers are designed to help you stimulate more referrals in your office with out you having to do anything!


65 Social Media Posts

You’ll receive 65 digital social media posts all specially designed to educate your followers on the topic of spinal hygiene and lifetime spinal care.  We all know we should be posting to social media more often.  These posts make it easy for you and your team to stay more active with your followers and increase engagement on each of your social pages!


12 Email Drip Templates

You’ll receive 12 done-for-you email templates that you can copy and paste into your email marketing software.  Simply add your name and clinic information and edit whatever you want to in the email and hit SAVE.  It make your life so much easier having an automated email drip system delivering email after email to your patients without you having to touch it!


Lunch-n-Learn Program

Dr. Tabor will walk you step-by-step through his 8 step system of setting up Lunch & Learn Talks in your community. He’ll also show to 2 other ways to set up talks (one of them no one ever things about), and you’ll get presentation and closing training so you’ll know exactly what to say and do at your Lunch & Learn to maximize sign-ups in your office starting today!


In-Office Workshop Program

You’ll get Dr. Tabor Spinal Hygiene Advanced Talk PowerPoints and Workshop Training so you can set up in-office workshops and start teaching your patients the power of Spinal Hygiene. You’ll also receive Dr. Tabor’s very own “Doctor’s Report” (the entire training on video) that he gives on Day 2 of his intake process to explode conversions in his office!


Private Facebook Group

Live classes each week with Dr. Tabor himself. Each class will focus on the implementation of a specific strategy from this program (and other practice building topics). This completely eliminates the problem that most Chiropractic offices have with NOT being able to implement quickly!  All the Live Trainings are automatically recorded and posted in the group.

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