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George Langlitz, III, CCSP
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Langlitz Chiropractic & Massage
Springfield, MA

About George Langlitz, III, CCSP

Dr. George Langlitz III is a second-generation Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. He graduated Dean’s list from New York Chiropractic College in 1995 and Springfield Technical Community College in 1989 and has been recognized by the National Honor Society for Undergraduate Studies.

After working for area Medical and Physical Therapy Clinics, he formed Physicians Plus with his own family of doctors and therapists in his hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts in 1999.

Although he treats a variety of health conditions, he has been involved with the field of chiropractic for over 28 years, starting as a former CA, medical coder and biller. Dr. Langlitz has attended postgraduate studies for a total of more than 700 hours of research, trauma and biomechanics specific training.

He holds advanced certifications in neurology, whiplash and brain injury associated disorders, trauma biomechanics, rehabilitation, impairment evaluation and the treatment of sports injuries. Accepted nationwide he has completed all four National Boards and Physiotherapy examinations.

The author and publisher of his own web site, which has been recognized for its merit and contribution to the body of literature in the field, have earned Dr. Langlitz the ChiroMaster 2004 and ChiroMaster 2000 award, and the ChiroMaster 99 awards. He has written several articles relating to auto accidents and massage that have been published on Spine Universe.

Dr. Langlitz’ creative talents have earned him several awards in art and photography and likewise he maintains membership in the world’s largest costuming organization, marching for charitable events and for fun. Because Dr. Langlitz is passionate about helping others through natural means, he finds it hard to separate that from the fun part.

Doctor Langlitz’ goals are simple, tried and true; to utilize his experience both personal and professional through his embodied commitment to health, fitness, well-being, and recovery of patients through combined therapy and the best medicine—Laughter.

Community

  • Sportriders of New England
  • Easy Company Paintball Team Physician
  • 501st Legion
  • Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, 104th FW, Air National Guard—Westfield Air Show Physician, 8/2001
  • Springfield Blitzin Bears Football Team Physician, 8/2001-2002

Education, Honors & Achievements

  • 23th Annual Scientific Conference, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Arthur C. Croft, DC, MSc, MPH, FACO, 11/2018 (12 hours)
  • Prolonging the lifespan. Dr. Dan Murphy, 6/10/2018 (12 hours)
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Nutritional Deficiencies and Diseases; 3/22/2018 (12 hours)
  • Sports Injuries of the Lower Extremity from Assessment to Treatment. Manuel Duarte, DC, 3/11/2017 (12 hours)
  • Exercise Strength and Conditioning. Dr. Louis Camilli, 3/20/2016 (12 hours)
  • Chiropractic Sports Medicine. Dr. Louis Camilli, 3/20/2016 (12 hours)
  • Acute Personal Injury Condition Documentation and Effective Laser Applications. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, PI Physician & Jerome Rerucha, DC, 3/31/2015 (1 hour)
  • Pain Management. Dr. Louis Camilli, 3/20/2015 (12 hours)
  • Erchonia FX 635 Laser for Heel Pain. Dr. Dan Murphy, 7/16/2014
  • Thyroid-Brain-Immune Physiological Crosstalk. Apex Energetics. Dr. R. Shane Steadman DC, DACNB, DCBCN, DCCN, FACFN, BCIM, CCCN, CNS, 4/8/2014
  • Geriatric Health Care, University of Western States. Dr. Louis Camilli, 3/30/2014 (12 hours)
  • Neuroendocrine Immunology of Andropause. Sponsored by Apex Energetics. Michael Pierce DC, DACNB, FACFN, 2/15/2014
  • The Testosterone Switch: 3 Steps To Naturally Increase Testosterone in Healthy Men, sponsored by Progressive Laboratories, 11/7/2013
  • The Brain-Gut Axis, Systemic Inflammation, and Your Patients. Apex Energetics, 7/2013
  • The Fats of Life: A True Story of Life and Death. Dr. Michael Dobbins. Texas Chiropractic College, 10/2012 (8 hours)
  • Guest Lecturer, Cambridge College, 8/9/2012
  • Thompson Technique. Dr. Agocs, CCC, 5/2012 (12 hours)
  • Clinical Master of Laser LLLT. Dr. Spencer, Erchonia Medical, (12 hours)
  • Using Class IV Therapy Lasers in Your Chiropractic Practice: Separating Fact from Fiction. K-LaserUSA, 9/2011
  • Chiropractic Assistance Procedure Program. Dr. Davini, DC, DABCN, CAPP, 3/2011 (12 hours)
  • Basic Laserology. Erchonia Medical. Dr. Jerome Rerucha, 2/2010 (12 hours)
  • Certified Auto Safety Trainer, SRISD, 2008
  • 13th Annual Scientific Conference, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Arthur C. Croft, DC, MSc, MPH, FACO, 11/2008 (12 hours)
  • Ethics, Boundaries, Documentation and Record Keeping. Dr. Walkoff, NYCC, 8/2008 (12 hours)
  • Certified Motor Vehicle Crash Forensic Risk Analyst, SRISD 2007
  • Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner Program, ICA Council on Wellness Science. Dr. Richard Baxter, 2/2007 (12 hours)
  • Research into Automotive Safety and Health (CRASH). Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, California. Arthur C. Croft, DC, MSc, MPH, FACO, 8/2006 (36 hours)
  • Crash Test Participant. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, California, 8/2006
  • Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries & WAD. Dr Lawrence Nordhoff Jr, DC, QME, ACTAR, 2/2006 (12 hours)
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education Certification. TMMO, Natick, 9/2004 (16 hours)
  • Diplomate Program for Chiropractic Neurologists. Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, UCONN Medical Center, 1997 through 2007 (315 hours)
  • Certified Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology. Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, California, 11/2003 (16 hours)
  • Vertigo Symposium, UNCONN Medical Center. Frederick Robert Carrick, DC, PhD, DACAN, DABCN, DACNB, DAAPM, FACCN, (26 hours)
  • HIPAA Privacy Rules and Your Practice. Dr. Steven R. Sciuto, 11/2002
  • Billing Seminar-Auto/PIP2. Paul Andrews, 11/2002
  • Billing Seminar-Auto/PIP1. Paul Andrews, 11/2002
  • New Era in Whiplash and Spinal Trauma. Dr. Dan Murphy, 10/2001
  • AMA Disability Evaluation and the Rating of Physical Impairment, 5th Edition. Dr. Kaplan, 9/2001-10/2001 (36 hours)
  • Sports Physician, Gravity Games. Rhode Island, 9/2001
  • Personal Injury Expert Witness. Whiplash Traumatologist, 6/2001
  • X-ray, Diagnosis & Treatment of Spinal Conditions. Dr. Robert Kuhn, DC, DACBR, 4/2001
  • SCU Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate, “Manual Therapy of the Upper Quarter”. Dr. George Defranca, 3/2001
  • Principles of Manual Myofascial Therapy. Dr. Michael Schneider, 3/2001
  • Chiropractic, Research Review. Mark Slosberg, DC, 2/2000
  • Golf Pain: Etiology, Treatment and Prevention. David R. Seaman, DC, MS, DABCN, 6/1999
  • Certified Accident Reconstruction. Texas A&M University Accident Reconstruction program. American Academy of Manual & Physical Medicine. W.R. Rusty Haight, Thomas Szabo, 11/1998 (40 hours)
  • Certified Disability Evaluation and the Rating of Physical Impairment 4th Edition of the AMA Guides. Dr. Steven Yeomans, 1998
  • Diplomate Program for Chiropractic Orthopedics. National College of Chiropractic, 1/1998 - 3/1998 (36 hours)
  • Diplomate Program for the Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor. New York Chiropractic College, 12/1997 - 1998 (100 hours)
  • Master’s Certification in Whiplash Traumatology. The Advanced Course, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 7/1997 - 11/1997 (48 hours)
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. New York Chiropractic College. American Chiropractic Association Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness, 5/1997
  • Diplomate Program for Chiropractic Sports Physicians, 1996 - 1997(100 hours)
  • Chiropractic Evaluation & Management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, 1995
  • Chiropractic Evaluation & Management of Headaches,1994
  • New York Chiropractic College. Degree, Doctorate of Chiropractic, 4/1995
  • Dean’s List for Academic Achievement, New York Chiropractic College, 1995
  • National Honor Society for Undergraduate Studies, 1991
  • Graduate Honors for Springfield Technical Community College, 1991
  • Dean’s List for Academic Achievement. Springfield Technical Community College, 12/1989 - 4/1991
  • Springfield Technical Community College. Degree, Associates Pre-Med, 9/1989 - 4/1991
  • Classical / Central High School. Degree, College Preparatory, 8/1985 - 5/1988

Accreditation

  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • National Board Certified Parts I-IV and Physiotherapy
  • Member American Chiropractic Association
  • Member ACA Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness
  • Licenses and Certificates

Certified Disability Evaluator

  • Certified Whiplash & Brain Injury Traumatologist
  • Certified Auto Safety Trainer
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
  • Certified Auto Crash Reconstructionist
  • Certified Motor Vehicle Crash Forensic Risk Analyst
  • Board Eligible Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor
  • Board Eligible Chiropractic Neurologist

Articles Written by George Langlitz, III, CCSP

Whiplash and Chiropractic Care: Children Suffer, Too

Children are often more susceptible to whiplash injuries suffered in car accidents.

Chiropractic Care: Symptoms of Whiplash

Whiplash injuries, whether from a car accident, sports, or an accident at work, require a thorough chiropractic examination.

Finding a Massage Therapist

The best way to find a massage therapist is to get a referral from a friend who gets massage therapy, a health professional who is knowledgable about alternative healthcare, or by contacting the American Massage Therapy Association.

Massage Therapy for Health and Fitness

The key to a healthy body is good circulation, and massage is a direct way to improve the flow of blood and lymph. These fluids carry nutrients and oxygen and carry away wastes and toxins.

Massage: What Should I Expect?

Learn what to expect when you start getting massage therapy.

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