Intestinal Permeability - Are Leaky Guts Making Us Sick Webinar

Peter McCann head shot 002The Nutrition clinical interest group will host their next webinar on Intestinal Permeability - Are Leaky Guts Making us Sick? presented by Dr Peter McCann on Wednesday 17 April 2019.

Chiropractors recognise the rising prevalence of chronic disease in Australia. Chronic inflammation is known as an important factor in the pathogenesis of chronic disease and neuromusculoskeletal conditions. The integrity of the Gut barrier offers a potential therapeutic intervention as part of an integrated approach to management of chronic disease conditions commonly seen as co-morbidities by Chiropractors.

Dr Peter McCann is a registered Chiropractor, Naturopath and Chinese Medicine Practitioner with 30 years of clinical practice experience. He is currently a Masters Research Candidate at the CQUniversity conducting research in the area of Thermotherapy. Peter is the CEO and founding Director of FlexEze and holds a position as the National Clinical Educator for Immuron an International biotech company in the field of immunotherapies and microbiome research.

This Webinar will cover:

  • The science and rationale of increased intestinal permeability (IP) as a basis for therapeutic intervention by Chiropractors
  • Discussion of dietary causation factors of increased IP
  • Gut Microbiome and LPS toxin translocation due to leaky gut and its’ link to chronic disease Current Research linking increased intestinal permeability and chronic inflammation
  • How a Chiropractor may incorporate food as a therapeutic in chronic disease management

Chiropractors will gain:

  • A greater appreciation of the role food may play in the development of chronic disease.
  • Further understanding of the links between the Gut barrier and the Microbiome
  • Introduction to the research surrounding LPS and its’ role in chronic inflammation
  • Clinical tools for Chiropractors looking to use food and dietary supplementation as a therapeutic intervention in chronic inflammatory conditions


Title: Intestinal Permeability - Are Leaky Guts Making us Sick?
Date: Wednesday 17 April 2019
Time: 8:30pm to 9:30pm AEST
Cost: FREE for NCIG members and students
         ACA members $33
         Non ACA members $66