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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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Now displaying: May, 2018

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May 29, 2018

Spine specialist, Dr. Joseph Pritchett treats a skeptical low back pain patient following an automobile accident.

Dr. Pritchett practices in Baton Rouge, LA in a multi-disciplinary setting.  He focuses on treating difficult spine conditions with conservative treatment, such as Cox Technic flexion/distraction spinal decompression manipulation, dry needling, graston technique, myofascial release, and other physical modalities.

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225-292-1969

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May 21, 2018

Spine specialist, Dr. Chris Osterlitz and his patient, Roger share their stories of a successful outcome of conservative treatment for neck pain in this patient with a previous neck surgery.

In 1990, Chris received his bachelors of science in Human Biology from Plattsburgh State University in Plattsburgh, New York. In 1994, he completed his license for massage therapy and began private practice. In 1995, he received his doctorate in Chiropractic from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. Through the years, Chris has developed a multifaceted approach to evaluating and treating patients. His techniques include Cox spinal decompression, drop table and manual chiropractic for spine and extremities, Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Trigger Point therapy, Myofascial Release/Unwinding, Clinical/Functional Nutrition programs and rehabilitative exercise programs. Chris blends these Chiropractic and soft tissue therapies as each patient requires or requests. He incorporates many of the above techniques with most patients as the treatment plan progresses. Clear communication and respect for the patient's needs and requests are of great importance. Chiropractic adjustments are performed with full awareness of the patient and gentle adjustments are utilized as a first option. Chris is a member of the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Washington State Chiropractic Association and Oregon Chiropractic Association.

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May 14, 2018

Spine specialist, Dr. David Atiyeh shares an inspiring story of a patient in constant pain after having multiple back surgeries.

Dr. Atiyeh is a native of Michigan, being born in Detroit.  He studied Engineering at Central Michigan University where he also received  Masters in Business Administration.  His plans changed when he was introduced to Chiropractic after an injury.  The philosophy behind Chiropractic intrigued him and with the encouragement of family and friends, he made a career change.  "I am so thankful that I made that switch.  I have been blessed beyond measure."  The office in Plymouth, Michigan is fully equipped with Cox tables and other therapies used for Chiropractic Neurology

Dr. Atiyeh and his wife of 38 years have raised 3 children, 2 of which have served their country in the armed forces. He resides in Grass Lake Mi. where he can fish and enjoy the small town atmosphere.

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May 7, 2018

Spinal stenosis can result in back and leg pain and in this story that spine specialist, Dr. Thomas Milus shares it can also be a cause of urinary incontinence. 

THOMAS B. MILUS, D.C., Ph.D., D.A.B.C.O.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Northern Illinois University Dekalb, Illinois Degree: Bachelor of Arts – 1973 Graduate Palmer College of Chiropractic 1000 Brady Street Davenport, Iowa 52803 Degree: Doctor of Chiropractic - March 1982 Magna Cum Laude

University of the Pacific Stockton, CA Degree: ABT for a master’s degree in Behavioral Medicine –1990 Funded by scholarship from the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research.

Saybrook University San Francisco, CA Degree: Ph.D. in Organizational Systems – 2001

Postgraduate Education and Certifications Board Certified by the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists (#2204), Board Certified by the American Academy of Pain Management (#1540), Certified by the McKenzie Institute for treatment of mechanical low back disorders Licensed to practice chiropractic in Illinois (#038-004574) - 1982 (currently inactive), Licensed to practice chiropractic in California (#17382) – 1986 (active), Activator technique proficiency rated – 2009 to present, Certified in Cox Technic – 2010 to present, Functional Movement Screening certification – 2013, Immunity To Change facilitation training – Minds At Work, Harvard University campus 2014, McKenzie Lumbar Spine certification – December 2015, McKenzie Cervical Spine certification – December 2015, Certified Coach in the Immunity To Change - 2017 - 2022


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1985 – Present: Palmer College of Chiropractic – San Jose Campus During my twenty-five+ years at Palmer West, I have served in a number of roles 2005 – present

a. Full time clinical professor in the outpatient clinic

b. Lead instructor - clinical psychology and health promotion

March 2005 – Present Clinical Professor – Tasman Clinic Faculty member Alumni representative for the West Campus \

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408.944.6112

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