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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

The Back Doctors podcast is weekly conversations with doctors from around the world sharing patient stories as they inform, educate, and offer hope for the millions of people who have back pain.
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Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Silke Laub discusses a cancer patient with back pain, leg pain and chemo-induced neuropathy.

Dr. Laub is a Webster & Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. She provides flexion distraction therapy, prenatal and postpartum care, pediatric chiropractic, instrument assisted myofascial release techniques, athletic and functional taping, craniosacral therapy and nutritional counseling. She currently works towards her goal of becoming a certified pediatric chiropractor.

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Oct 28, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Nike Taylor shares a story along with her patient of a young man with recurrent chronic back pain who was determined to find relief.

Dr. Nike Anne Taylor graduated from the National College of Chiropractic in 1989 and is the founder and director of Taylor Chiropractic located in New Windsor, New York. Her practice is enjoying its 21st year providing natural healthcare to Mid-Hudson Valley residents.

As an active Holistic Health educator and advocate, Dr. Taylor has developed a Road to Wellness lecture series for the public including: Back to Basics, Meditation Clinic, Nutrition and Pain Control, Boosting Your Immune System Naturally, Exercise Ball Workshop, Back Tips for People Who Sit, Back Injury Prevention, and Maximize Your Health Potential.

Dr. Taylor served as the treasurer for the New York State Chiropractic Association (District 9) from 2002-2005. She also served as the senior editor of New Windsor Health Online, a free local online health and news magazine serving residents living in New Windsor, NY and the surrounding areas.

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Oct 21, 2019

On this episode, spine specialist Dr. Scott Spengel along with two of his patients talk about their results with Cox® Technic .

Dr. Scott J Spengel is a Chiropractic Specialist in Mchenry, Illinois. He graduated with honors from Palmer College Chiropractic - Davenport in 1988. Having more than 30 years of  experiences,, Dr. Scott J Spengel coordinates patient care with many other doctors and specialists in McHenry and surrounding communities.  Call Dr. Scott J Spengel on phone number (815) 385-0489 for more information  or to book an appointment.

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Oct 14, 2019

On this episode, spine specialist Dr. Kevin Keyes shares a story of a 68 y.o. woman who sought his help after having two spine surgeries.

Dr. Kevin Keyes began his undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He completed his chiropractic schooling in 1998 at the University of National Health Sciences in Chicago, Illinois. He was honored with the National Dean’s List Award upon graduating chiropractic school. 

Dr. Keyes began practicing at Sadler Clinic in The Woodlands/Conroe area and built a sound reputation working alongside neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, internists and family practice physicians. He was the first chiropractor to bring the Cox Technic spinal decompression method and the 8 Weeks to Wellness program to our community. Dr. Keyes was named one of Houston’s Top Chiropractors in 2008 and 2009. He is a lifetime learner and continually seeks to bring the newest information to his patients. He founded Woodlands Family Chiropractic in 2012 and in 2016 co-founded Vital Health Protocols, a program designed to teach other doctors emerging practices in functional medicine and functional nutrition. Dr. Keyes’ biggest joy in life is his family (wife Michelle and children, Carson & Isabella). 

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Oct 7, 2019

Dr. George Joachim presents one of his current patients and her journey with stenosis and its effect on her life functionally, emotionally, and mentally.

Dr. George Joachim attended Ohio State University and completed his Doctoral work at the National College in Chicago. He completed his hospital rotation at Edgewater Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Joachim is Board Certified in Rehabilitation. He is a past President of the Northeast Indiana Chiropractic Association. Dr Joachim has lectured nationally and internationally on the conservative treatments for low back and neck pain. He is part of the post graduate faculty at the National University of Health Science. His personal background involves a strong athletic career as a collegiate "Big 10" competitor, to more recently, a Bronze medal winning United States National Bobsled athlete.

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Sep 30, 2019

Dr. C. Michael DuPriest discusses his experience in treating spine patients within the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System.

Dr Michael DuPriest is both a doctor of chiropractic and doctor of physical therapy holding active licenses in the state of Arkansas. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedist with completion of his diplomate in 2003. He is certified in Cox F/D for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar region. Prior to receiving his appointment with Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System he was in the private sector for 26 years, initially as a solo practitioner, followed by being an associate provider with  Arkansas Family Care Network, the latter a large multidisciplinary medical network.  He is married with two adult children, was active in ultradistance trail running for 15 years (now runs/walks for fitness), and enjoys hiking, camping, and foreign travel. 

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Sep 23, 2019

Instructor and clinician from Logan University Health Centers, Dr. Patricia Estrada is our spine specialist on this episode.  She discusses and shares a story along with her patient about back pain in athletes.

Dr. Patricia Estrada, DC, is a clinician and Instructor at Logan University in St. Louis Missouri. Dr. Estrada specializes in functional health and traditional evidenced informed chiropractic. She is certified in Cox flexion distraction, SFMA, McKenzie, DNS as well as board-certified in acupuncture. In addition to teaching our student doctors in the Montgomery health center, Dr. Estrada is an assistant instructor in Cox flexion distraction and laboratory diagnosis. She’s a graduate of Logan University and has been a faculty member at Logan University for 9 years.

Resources:

Logan University Health Centers 1-636-230-1990

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Sep 16, 2019

This is an exciting episode as Dr. James Cox discusses the treatment that he has developed for disc degeneration, an often diagnosed cause of back pain.

James M. Cox, DC, DACBR, FICC, Hon.D.Litt., FACO(H)

Dr. Cox is the developer of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation and the proud participant in the on-going federal research projects involving the National University of Health Sciences, Keiser University, Palmer College of Chiropractic Research Center, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, Auburn University, etc. He is a member of the postgraduate faculty of the National University of Health Sciences and has been privileged to speak throughout the world.  

Resources:

About Dr. Cox

curriculum vitae 

More about Cox® Technic

www.coxtechnic.com

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References:

Adogwa, Owoicho; Davison, Mark A; Vuong, Victoria D; Khalid, Syed; Lilly, Daniel T; Desai, Shyam A; Moreno, Jessica; Cheng, Joseph; Bagley, Carlos: Long-Term Costs of Maximum Non-operative Treatments in Patients With Symptomatic Lumbar Stenosis or Spondylolisthesis that Ultimately Required Surgery. A 5-Year Cost Analysis. Spine 2019;44(6):424-430

Boden, Lauren M., BA∗; Boden, Stephanie A., BA∗; Premkumar, Ajay, MD†; Gottschalk, Michael B., MD‡; Boden, Scott D., MD: Predicting Likelihood of Surgery Before First Visit in Patients With Back and Lower Extremity Symptoms: A Simple Mathematical Model Based on More Than 8,000 Patients. Spine: September 15, 2018 - Volume 43 - Issue 18 - p 1296-1305

Kim LH1, Vail D1, Azad TD1, Bentley JP2, Zhang Y1, Ho AL1, Fatemi P1, Feng A1, Varshneya K1, Desai M2, Veeravagu A1, Ratliff JK1. Expenditures and Health Care Utilization Among Adults With Newly Diagnosed Low Back and Lower Extremity Pain. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 May 3;2(5):e193676. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.3676.

Kuo, Ya-Wen PhD; Hsu, Yu-Chun MS; Chuang, I-Ting MS; Chao, Pen-Hsiu Grace PhD; Wang, Jaw-Lin PhD. Spinal Traction Promotes Molecular Transportation in a Simulated Degenerative Intervertebral Disc Model. Spine: April 20th, 2014 - Volume 39 - Issue 9 - p E550–E556

Chung TS1, Yang HE, Ahn SJ, Park JH. Herniated Lumbar Disks: Real-time MR Imaging Evaluation during Continuous Traction. Radiology. 2015 Jan 22:141400. 

Wong A, Parent E, Dhillon S, Prasad N, Kawchuk G: Do Participants With Low Back Pain Who Respond to Spinal Manipulative Therapy Differ Biomechanically From Nonresponders, Untreated Controls or Asymptomatic Controls? Spine: 01 September 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 17 - p 1329–1337  doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000981

Wong AYL1,2, Parent EC3, Dhillon SS4, Prasad N5, Samartzis D6, Kawchuk GN. Differential patient responses to spinal manipulative therapy and their relation to spinal degeneration and post-treatment changes in disc diffusion.Eur Spine J. 2019 Jan 2. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5851-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Beattie PF, Butts R, Donley JW, Liuzzo DM. The Within-Session Change in Low Back Pain Intensity Following Spinal Manipulative Therapy is Related to Differences in Diffusion of Water in the Intervertebral Discs of the Upper Lumbar Spine and L5-S1. Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Nov 21.

Alamam, DM, Moloney, J, Leaver A, Alsobsel, H, Mackey G. Pain intensity and fear avoidance explain disability related to chronic low back pain in a Saudi Arabian population. Spine:August 1, 2019 Vol 44 Issue 15 – pE889-E898

Tan D, Hodges PW, Costa N, Ferreira M, Setchell J: Impact of fare ups on lives of individuals with low back pain: a qualitative investigation. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2019.06.003

Sep 9, 2019

Ontario spine specialist, Dr. Rob Rudy and his patients tell what worked and what didn't for treating their sciatica.

Dr. Robert Rudy is a 1997 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport) and has been at his current locations in Peterborough and Apsley, Ontario for over 15 years.

A chronic low back pain sufferer since his teens, Dr. Rudy uses the knowledge gained from his own experience to help empower and educate his patients on the proper management of their low back pain.

Dr. Rudy attends regular post-graduate training with a focus on: Concussion Management, Soft Tissue Therapy, low back pain, and neck pain.  He understands the importance of identifying and restoring abnormal function of the muscles and joints of the body.  Dr. Rudy has been a certified Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Decompression practitioner since 2013 and utilizes the Cox protocols in the treatment of his patients.

When not in his office, Dr. Rudy can often be found in various arenas across Southern Ontario as the trainer for his son’s hockey team.

“The reason I love to use Cox® Technic  Flexion Distraction Decompression with my patients is that, not only is it the best treatment available to manage pain due to spinal dysfunction, it is also backed by extensive peer reviewed research.” 

Resources:

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Aug 26, 2019

Dr. Casey Johnston of Mesa, Arizona shares a challenging story of patient who injured his back exercising with a kettlebell.

Dr. Casey M. Johnston is the owner and Clinical Director for Desert Springs Chiropractic. He has been in full time private practice since 2001. He is an alumnus of Oklahoma State University and Texas Chiropractic College. Prior to his work at DSCC, he worked as the Lead Chiropractor for multi clinic medical organization in Houston, Texas. During his tenure he trained and established chiropractic and rehabilitation protocols for the Chiropractic, Physical Medicine and Physical Therapy Departments for the various clinics.

Dr. J, as he is often called, has significant experience with over 16 years working with injuries to the spinal discs (herniations, bulges, degenerative discs, sciatica, etc.). After injuring his own L5/S1 disc, he developed protocols to help others recover based on his personal experience and success. He often employs Cox® Technic Flexion/Distraction, decompression and the McKenzie method for disc conditions. Often we work in combination with primary care physicians, pain management doctors and/or surgeons to achieve the best results for our patients.

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Aug 19, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Robert Silverman share a story of a young athletic CrossFit instructor struck down with a herniated lumbar disc.

Dr. Robert G. Silverman is a chiropractic doctor, clinical nutritionist, international speaker and author of, “Inside-Out Health: A Revolutionary Approach to Your Body,” an Amazon No. 1 bestseller in 2016. The ACA Sports Council named Dr. Silverman Sports Chiropractor of the Year in 2015. His extensive list of educational accomplishments includes six different degrees in clinical nutrition. Dr. Silverman also maintains a busy private practice as founder of Westchester Integrative Health Center, which specializes in the treatment of joint pain using functional nutrition along with cutting-edge, science-based, nonsurgical approaches.

Dr. Silverman is on the advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, the advisory board for Metagenics and is a seasoned health and wellness expert on both the speaking circuits and within the media, as well as a frequent health expert contributor on national blogs such as Consumer Health Digest. He has appeared on FOX News Channel, FOX, NBC, CBS, CW affiliates as well as The Wall Street Journal and NewsMax, to name a few.

He was invited as a guest speaker on “Talks at Google” to discuss his current book. As a frequent published author in peer-reviewed journals and other mainstream publications, including Integrative Practitioner, MindBodyGreen, Muscle and Fitness, The Original Internist and Holistic Primary Care journals, Dr. Silverman is a thought leader in his field and practice.

Resources:

Dr. Silverman's website

Dr. Silverman's YouTube Channel

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Aug 12, 2019

Associate professor and clinician from National University of Health Sciences, Dr. Anna Jurik shares her clinical and teaching experience using Cox® Technic.

Dr. Anna Jurik is a licensed Chiropractic Physician and a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/ Nutritionist. She is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences, where she earned her degrees in Chiropractic Medicine, a Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice and a certificate in Massage Therapy. She currently holds a position as a teaching clinician at the university and is ranked as an Associate Professor.

Her unique background has allowed her to take her teaching experiences outside of the standard classroom.  She has taught seminars, which has allowed her to educate her colleagues as well as personally expand her mindset and experiences.

Dr. Jurik also holds degrees in Exercise Physiology and Dietetics, and has earned various certifications and trainings over the years in order to diversify her treatment options. These include Graston Deep Tissue Technique, Kinesio-taping, Webster Technique, Pediatrics & Prenatal care, Rehabilitation of the Spine, Craniosacral Therapy, Rehabilitation of the Spine, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and Cox® Technic of the Lumbar Spine.

This unique background has allowed her to truly treat every patient holistically. It allows her to work with a patient and put together a natural and specific plan to achieve and help maintain the best health possible.  It has also allowed her to have a wide knowledge base that she is able to share with those she is educating.

Resources:

To schedule with Dr. Jurick call 1-630-629-9664

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Aug 5, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Robert Hayden and his patient share a story of nagging neck pain and its unusual cause and effective treatment.

Dr. Hayden began work in health care as a Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist, but also was an Executive Director of a state association, continuing education consultant, and registered lobbyist while in professional nursing. He earned a PhD from the University of Mississippi while enrolled at Life University, from which he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1995. He specializes in Cox Flexion Distraction/Disc Decompression technique.

Resources:

Iris City Chiropractic

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Jul 29, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Jeremy Arthur shares an interesting case of a patient with Schmorl's nodes who is successfully managed using Cox Technic.

Dr. Jeremy Arthur is a graduate of both The University of Kansas and Cleveland Chiropractic College-Kansas City. In addition to his post-graduate work in athletics, pediatrics, and pregnancy he has also completed The Spine Research Institute of San Diego’s training in whiplash injury and traumatology.  He is also a Cox Technic certified doctor.

Resources:

Desert Springs Chiropractic

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Jul 22, 2019

James M. Cox, DC, DACBR, FICC, Hon.D.Litt., FACO(H)

Dr. Cox is the developer of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation and the proud participant in the on-going federal research projects involving the National University of Health Sciences, Palmer College of Chiropractic Research Center, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, Auburn University, etc. He is a member of the postgraduate faculty of the National University of Health Sciences and has been privileged to speak throughout the world.

 

On this episode of The Back Doctors Podcast, he shares a story of Mickey, who has a condition known as D.I.S.H. and her treatment with Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation.  

 

Resources:

 

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Jul 15, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Kimberly Lazarus from Alaska shares a story of hope about a woman suffering with severe neck pain who sought her out to be treated with Cox Technic.

Dr. Kim Lazarus is a doctor of chiropractic whom graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in 1997 and resides and practices in Anchorage, Alaska.

Dr. Lazarus has completed her certification in the Cox Technic and prior to this certification, she completed her national board certification as a health and wellness coach by completing the Integrative Health Coaching certification through  the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in affiliation with Dr. Andrew Weil.

She has taught educational seminars to Doctors on motivational interviewing,  a great system to learn how to go from a doctor-centric care model to a patient-centric one.

In 2017 she was part of the chiropractic Success Summit which was a 7-day online virtual conference designed specifically for chiropractors and staff desiring to break through barriers and plateaus. 

Resources:

drkimlazarus@gmail.com

Website for Dr. Lazarus

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Jul 8, 2019

Dr. Troy Dreiling of the Disc Centers of America Vancouver share stories and his enthusiasm for distraction technique.

Dr. Dreiling has been providing chiropractic services to the Vancouver / Portland Metropolitan area and the families living there, for well over 23 years. The basis of his service is a caring heart and wanting to see that people in pain –  especially avoidable pain – can live the kind of life they envision for themselves by getting the care they need.

Resources:

Vancouver Disc Center

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Jun 24, 2019

From Kenya, Dr. Hamisi Kote Ali shares his success treating back pain patients with Cox® Technic and Fascial Manipulation.

Dr. Hamisi is the founder and current Chairman/ Founder of the current Premier Rehab Centers. He is extensively trained in the manipulation of the human body with focus on unleashing the body’s latent potential without any chemical products.

Resources:

drhamisikote@gmail.com

http://www.premierrehabcenters.com/

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References:

1. People with low back show reduced movement complexity during their most active daily tasks.( Eur J Pain 2019 Feb; 23(2): 410-418. doi: 10. 1002/ejp. 1318. Epub 2018 Oct 11.)
 
2. Serrati Posterior Fascia..."the aponeurosis of the serrati posteriores muscles is the homologus of the spinocostalis muscle present in some mammals. Usually this aponeurosis fuses with the thoracolumbar aponeurosis". (Testut)
 
3. Anatomical and functional relationships between external abdominal oblique muscle and posterior layer of thoracolumbar fascia. ( Clin Anat 2018 Oct; 31(7); 1092-1098, doi: 10.1002/ca. 23248. Epub 2018 Oct 26.)
 
4. The functional coupling of the deep abdominal and paraspinal muscles: the effects of simulated paraspinal muscle contraction on force transfer to the middle and posterior layer of the thoracolumbar fascia. ( J Anat. 2014 Oct; 225(4) ; 447-62, doi; 10. 1111/joa. 12227 Epub 2014 Aug 20).
 
5. (Physiotherapy 95 (2009) 314- 320) Physiotherapy management of axillary web syndrome following breast cancer treatment : Discussing the use of soft tissue techniques. (W.J Fourie, K.A Robb)
 
6. ( Serrato- rhomboid complex) This muscle-fascial continuity was first described by Nguyen in 1989.
 
7. Pectoralis major muscle and latissimus dorsi...The pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi, trapezius, deltoid and gluteus maximus muscles are comprised within the superficial lamina of the deep fascia, and are not separable from the same( T. Sato, 1985).
 
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Fascia Manipulation for international dysfunctions by Luigi Stecco.
2. The Atlas of the human fascia by Prof Carla Stecco.
 
Jun 17, 2019

Dr. Rachna Patel answers all your questions about marijuana and CBD on this episode.

Dr. Rachna Patel is a world recognized expert in the field of Medical Cannabis & CBD oil.  She offers consultations and courses, so that people can relieve their symptoms, transform their health & live a better quality life.

People walk away from her consultations and courses with a clear understanding of how to use medical marijuana & CBD Oil, what to expect when using medical marijuana & CBD oil, while also dispelling fears people may have about these treatments and putting their minds at ease.  She has helped people from many different countries manage a wide range of medical conditions including anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, and more.

She completed her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University (IL) & earned her medical degree from Touro University (CA).

After spending years training as an Emergency Medicine Doctor and working with patients to help alleviate pain, Dr. Patel ventured into the field of Medical Cannabis in 2012.  In 2014, she started her own practice so that she could offer people care they otherwise wouldn’t have access to.

Dr. Patel’s knowledge of medical marijuana & CBD Oil has made her an asset in the specialty. She has been interviewed on over 200 podcasts, has taken the stage internationally to spread awareness, has been featured in articles for Lifehacker and MindBodyGreen and has appeared on major news networks such as NBC.

Resources:

Dr. Patel's website

The CBD Oil Solution book

Dr. Patel's YouTube Channel

Jun 10, 2019

New York spine specialist, Dr. William Owens shares his expertise in mechanical causes of back pain.

William J Owens Jr DC DAAMLP CPC

Academy of Chiropractic Adjunct Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Family Practice Department

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, Texas College of Chiropractic

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences

Royal College of Physicians – 2016

Click to view Dr. Owens' complete CV

Resources:

Dr. Owens' email:  DR.OWENS@academyofchiropractic.com 

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Jun 3, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Kurt Olding shares a story of a patient with a thoracic disc herniation who had severe back pain that quickly was resolved with Cox Technic.

Dr. Kurt Olding is a certified Cox® Technic practitioner and assistant instructor for Cox® Technic Seminars.  He has been treating spine conditions for over 30 years.  He is in private practice in Minster, Ohio with his daughter and son-in-law.

Resources:

Minster Chiropractic
12-A Eagle Drive
Minster, OH  45865
Tel: 419-628-3004

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May 20, 2019

Known as one of the preeminent spine doctors for athletes in America, Dr. Robert Watkins talks about the latest advances in spine care.

Dr. Robert G. Watkins IV is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, co-director of the Marina Spine Center, and Chairman of the Surgery Department at the Marina del Rey Hospital. His areas of specialty include minimally invasive spine surgery, computer guided spine surgery, artificial disc replacement, and spinal deformity.

Resources:

WatkinsSpine.com

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May 13, 2019

Spine specialist, Dr. Adam Palmer and his patient share her story of how she was successfully treated for her back pain during pregnancy.

Dr. Palmer is a 1997 graduate of New York Chiropractic College. He is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Virginia Medical Board. He began practice in Altavista, Virginia in 1998.

Dr. Palmer has a special interest in treating whiplash, disc conditions, spinal arthritic pain, and headaches. He has been certified and using Cox Distraction Technique since 1997 which is used to treat disc bulges and some spinal degenerative related conditions.

Resources:

Dr. Palmer's website

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May 6, 2019

Dr. John McGinnis shares a story of an 82 year old lady with severe arthritis who is able to return to her normal activities, including cooking Easter dinner.

Dr. John McGinnis

Dr. McGinnis grew up in a large Catholic family and was the youngest of six. After graduating from Sumter High School and attending Clemson University, he graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1987. Following graduation, he joined his father in practice and formed McGinnis Chiropractic Center. Feeling the need to advance his education and clinical skills, he began a diplomate program in Orthopedics with the National University of Health Sciences which he completed in 1991.

He's been very active in the chiropractic profession.  He have served as the delegate from South Carolina to The American Chiropractic Association since 1993. He was elected to The American Chiropractic Association's Board of Governors. The ACA is the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic. He is also a member of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association and currently chair the Medicare and Hospital Relations committees. He has also been honored to be named as a Fellow with the International College of Chiropractors. 

Resources:

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Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Byron Folwell discusses how he treats patients who have had previous back surgery, but still continue to have back pain.

Dr. Byron R. Folwell, a Parkersburg native, has remained very active in post-graduate training with additional schooling for neurology, orthopedic, and internal disorders. He also has additional certifications in acupuncture, electrodiagnostic testing, and Cox® Technic spinal decompression.

Resources:

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