Specialist Certification

Non-surgical approach to
neuromusculoskeletal biomechanical
orthopedic problems



Maintenance of Credential (MOC)



Neuromusculoskeletal Biomechanical Specialists

Health Care Integration

Chiropractic Orthopedic Specialists work
alongside other health care practitioners




Renewing Your Membership

If you do not have the temporary password then please Click Here and check the “Renewal Membership Information” check box on the Contact Form and a Staff Member will reply directly to you.

Postgraduate Studies

Requirements for sitting the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists Diplomate examination for chiropractic orthopedics includes a minimum of 300 postgraduate hours.

Currently, postgraduate level studies are being sponsored by the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. The University currently has 250 online hours that meet the requirements for the candidate. Also, 50 contact hours are available. Multiple sites have classes in contacting the University of Bridgeport for classes near you and the requirements for the online portion is available at the following link:
Chiropractic Continuing Education

Part 1 Diplomate Examination Dates:

Part I Examination Dates: 2018
The Part I online examination will be available for candidates to take on either Friday, May 18th, or Saturday morning, May 19th, or Friday, July 20th, or Saturday morning July 21st. Apply on the Exam Calendar page.


Academy Executive Board

James R. Brandt DC, MS, FACO
Coon Rapids, MN
Kim Skibsted DC, FACO
West Des Moines, IA
B. Timothy Harcourt DC, FACO
Fort Myers, FL
Paul Lombardi DC, FACO
Cocoa, FL
Professional Member
Jaroslaw (Jerry) Grod DC
Etobicoke, Ontario Canada
Public Member
Examination Chairman
Thomas A. Wicks PhD, DC, FACO
Davenport, IA
Executive Director
Jerry Wildenauer DC, FACO
Mendota Heights, MN
Programmatic Chairman
Mark Nelson DC, FACO
Cedar, MN
Alternate Board Members
Kurt Olding DC, FACO
Minster, OH
Tom Lotus DC, FACO
Chicago, IL
Ronald Evans DC, FACO
The Villages, FL

Editor-in-Chief JACO
Shawn Neff DC, FACO
Martinsburg, WV
Associate Editors
James Demetrious DC, FACO
Wilmington, NC
David Swenson DC, FACO
Melrose, MA
Alicia Marie Yochum, RN, DC, DABCR
Chesterfield, MO