Upcoming Events

The mission and commitment of SORSI have always been focused on research to educate practitioners to be able to give better care. We continually strive to improve through research and publications. SORSI takes great pride in the way that it is aligned with the International Alliance (SOTO-I) in its educational material, seminars, and global certification. SORSI is the only organization in North America that is a member of the International Alliance and is qualified and approved to teach SOT® Methods. 

For decades SORSI has provided Chiropractors and Chiropractic Assistants opportunities to learn, practice, and teach SOT® Methods. “Since 1929…the Source for SOT® Methods.”

Check out our upcoming events for a listing of educational opportunities!

IOWA Regional SOT® Event – Categories

March 25, 2023 8:00 AM

IN PERSON REGIONAL SEMINAR
SOT® Categories, CMRT and Cranial

Cranial: Feb 4-5, 2023 – Tom Bench, DC, CC

CATEGORIES: March 25 – 26, 2023 Colt Wilbanks, DC, CC

CMRT: May 6 – 7, 2023 – Carolyn Gochee, DC, AP

IN PERSON REGIONAL SEMINAR
SOT® Categories, CMRT and Cranial

Cranial: Feb 4-5, 2023 – Tom Bench, DC, CC

CATEGORIES: March 25 – 26, 2023 Colt Wilbanks, DC, CC

CMRT: May 6 – 7, 2023 – Carolyn Gochee, DC, AP

Seminar times
Saturday – 8 am – 5:30 PM
Sunday – 8 am – 12pm

Holiday Inn Rock Island
226 17th St Suite 100,
Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 794-1212

12 CEs Available per class.  36 total for event

AVAILABLE STATES:

AK, CO, CT, DC, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV (Use Code NV22-000), NH, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Nova Scotia

FEES:

Individual Classes: 

$200 without CEs

$249 with CEs

FULL SERIES: 

$550 without CEs

$697 With CEs

SOT® Regional Descriptions and Outlines

Categories

PLEASE NOTE:  The notes for the seminar are in the book.

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BOOK SPECIAL: CONTACT [email protected] to purchase all 4 International books for a significant discounted price of $300. ($83 discount!)

This seminar will provide a brief history of Saco Occipital Technic®, followed by an in-depth discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the spine and pelvis in relation to the Category system. In this seminar, attendees will learn how to assess, diagnosis, and integrate the Category system into their current practices.

Hour 1: Introduction, history of SOT®, anatomy and physiology, and overview of the Category system

Hour 2: Five Step Analysis of the Category System, demonstration/practice

Hour 3: Category II overview, pre-blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 4: Category II blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 5: Category II post-blocking procedures and upper extremity adjusting, demonstration/practice

Hour 6: Category III overview, pre-blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 7: Category III blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 8: Category III post-blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 9: Category I overview, pre-blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 10: Category I blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 11: Category I post-blocking procedures, demonstration/practice

Hour 12: Review of Category system; questions

CMRT

The notes for the seminar are in the book.

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This seminar will provide an introduction into the chiropractic manipulative reflex technique system, followed by the anatomy and physiology of the occipital fiber system. Attendees will learn how to assess, diagnosis, and correct occipital fiber dysfunction for each spinal vertebral level outlined in the CMRT technique.

Hour 1: Introduction into CMRT; anatomy and physiology of the occipital fibers

Hour 2: Assessment and diagnosis of the occipital fibers with demonstration/practice

Hour 3: Demonstration and practice of the Line 1,2, & 3 fibers

Hour 4: Demonstration/practice of Thoracic 1 Coronary Syndrome and Thoracic 2 Myocardial Syndrome

Hour 5: Demonstration/practice of Thoracic 3 Respiratory Syndrome and Thoracic 4 Gallbladder Syndrome

Hour 6: Demonstration/practice of Thoracic 5 Gastric Syndrome and Thoracic 6 Pancreatic Syndrome

Hour 7:  Demonstration/practice of Thoracic 7 Splenic Syndrome and Thoracic 8 Liver Syndrome

Hour 8: Demonstration/practice of Thoracic 9 Adrenal Syndrome and Thoracic 10 Intestinal Syndrome

Hour 9: Demonstration/practice of Thoracic 11 and 12 Kidney Syndrome

Hour 10: Demonstration/practice of Lumbar 1 Ileocecal Syndrome and Lumbar 2 Cecal (Appendix) Syndrome

Hour 11: Demonstration/practice of Lumbar 3 Glandular Syndrome and Lumbar 4 Colon Syndrome

Hour 12: Demonstration/practice of Lumbar 5 Prostatic/Uterine Syndrome; review/questions

 

Introduction to SOT® Cranial

This seminar will provide a brief history of chiropractic craniopathy and then provide in detail discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the cranium. In this seminar, attendees will learn how to integrate the cranial distortions with the SOT® Category system, understand various cranial motions, various cranial adjustments as well as infant cranial techniques.

The notes for the seminar are in the book.

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Hour 1: History of chiropractic craniopathy and overview of the anatomy and physiology of the skull

Hour 2: Detailed explanation of cerebrospinal fluid motion, types of corrections, and demonstration/practice of utilization of pressure for cranial adjusting

Hour 3: Overview of cranial ranges of motion with demonstration/practice of cranial ranges of motion and universal antidote technique

Hour 4: Continuation of cranial ranges of motion practice

Hour 5: Overview of the craniopathic non-specific techniques

Hour 6: Continuation of the overview of the craniopathic non-specific techniques with demonstrations and practice

Hour 7: Overview of post adjusting techniques with demonstration and practice

Hour 8: Overview of general techniques with demonstration and practice, part 1

Hour 9 Overview of general techniques with demonstration and practice, part 2

Hour 10: Overview of general techniques with demonstration and practice, part 3

Hour 11: Infant cranial techniques

Hour 12: Infant cranial techniques continued and seminar overview/review/questions

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHIES

Dr. Tom Bench is a Certified Craniopath (CC) internationally certified SOT® Methods Practitioner. He is also Pediatric Certified through The Pediatric Experience. SOT® Methods (Sacro Occipital Technic) is a whole body Chiropractic Technique from head to toe– literally. He is trained to manipulate the cranial bones and extremities plus everything in between. Part of SOT® Methods is a technique called, CMRT. Chiropractic Manipulative Reflex Technique is the link between your bones and your organs. Your organs have the potential to cause subluxations (misalignment of the vertebrae) just as subluxations can cause organ dysfunction. A thorough exam is completed to be sure we understand how and why your body is the way it is before we begin care. At Evolution Chiropractic, you will experience something new: A new way of thinking, a fresh approach to healing, caring and friendly staff, and an outlook on the synergy between medicine, homeopathy, and Chiropractic.

Dr. Tom Bench was voted Idaho Chiropractor of the Year, 2017! He has achieved National medals in competitive speaking and debate and a Bachelors degree from BYU-Idaho. His graduate degree, Doctor of Chiropractic, was awarded from Palmer College. Over the years he has accumulated over 400 hours of extra training in Pediatric and Pregnancy considerations through The PX Experience and SOT® Methods.

Dr. Bench currently serves as President of SORSI (Sacro Occipital Research Society International, SOT® Methods) and Vice President for the IACP (Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians).

Dr. B’s passions include running, outdoors, tinkering with his motorcycle, miracles of the body and spending time with his wife and six children.

His dreams are to bring epic human potential to every child and pregnant mom!!!

Colt Wilbanks, DC, CC

Dr. Colt grew up in Selmer, Tennessee where he first learned about chiropractic after sustaining various weightlifting injuries. Dr. Colt attended Logan University and graduated in 2016.

Dr. Colt has a passion for educating not only his patients, but students and other doctors as well. Dr. Colt is an Adjunct Instructor for Logan University.

In his spare time, Dr. Colt enjoys weightlifting, watching sports, BBQing, and spending time with friends and family.

Carolyn Gochee, DC, AP

Dr. Carolyn Gochee, is a holistic chiropractor, who practices in Grand Junction,
CO. She graduated in 2003, from Logan University. Dr. Gochee has attended
SORSI Homecomings and events since 2002. SOT(R) Methods is the
foundation of her practice. In 2018, Dr. Gochee discovered her second passion,
which is teaching SOT(R) Methods to other doctors. She enjoys
teaching/demonstrating the viscerosomatic relationships.

 

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