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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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Mar 30, 2020

On this episode, Dr. James Cox takes us on a deep dive into spinal manipulation and its effects on the immune system.

Dr. James Cox

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.

Resources:

About Dr. Cox

curriculum vitae 

More about Cox® Technic

www.coxtechnic.com

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The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical

References:

·       Medeiros P1,2,3,4, de Freitas RL1,2,3,4,5, Boccella S1, Iannotta M1, Belardo C1, Mazzitelli M1, Romano R1, De Gregorio D6, Coimbra NC2,3,4, Palazzo E1, Maione S1.Characterization of the sensory, affective, cognitive, biochemical, and neuronal alterations in a modified chronic constriction injury model of neuropathic pain in mice. J Neurosci Res. 2019 Aug 8. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24501. [Epub ahead of print]

·       Colombi A1, Testa M2. The Effects Induced by Spinal Manipulative Therapy on the Immune and Endocrine Systems. Medicina (Kaunas). 2019 Aug 7;55(8). pii: E448. doi: 10.3390/medicina55080448.

·       Kedong H1, Wang D2, Sagaram M3, An HS4, Chee A5. Anti-inflammatory effects of interleukin-4 on intervertebral disc cells. The Spine Journal Volume 20, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 60-68

·       Chen NF1,2,3, Chen WF1,4, Sung CS5,6, Lu CH2, Chen CL2, Hung HC1,7, Feng CW1,7, Chen CH1,7, Tsui KH8,9,10, Kuo HM11, Wang HD12,13,14, Wen ZH15,16,17, Huang SY18,19. Contributions of p38 and ERK to the antinociceptive effects of TGF-β1 in chronic constriction injury-induced neuropathic rats. J Headache Pain. 2016 Dec;17(1):72. Epub 2016 Aug 19.

·       Nemoto W, Yamada K, Ogata Y, Nakagawasai O, Onodera K, Sakurai H, Tan-No K. Chondroitin sulfate attenuates formalin-induced persistent tactile allodynia. J Pharmacol Sci Aug 5. pii: S1347-8613(16)30091-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jphs.2016.07.009.

·       Kemeny ME. The immune system: the mind-body connection.  Who gets sick and who stays well. Institute for Brain Potential, Po Box 2238, Los Banos Ca 93635

·       Egorova E1,2, Starinets A1,2, Tyrtyshnaia A1,2, Ponomarenko A1,2, Manzhulo I3,4. Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Conditions of Chronic Stress Induced by Sciatic Nerve Injury in the Rat. Cells Tissues Organs. 2019 Jul 8:1-11. doi: 10.1159/000501236. [Epub ahead of print]

·       Hingert D1, Nilsson J2, Barreto Henriksson H3,4, Baranto A3,4, Brisby H3,4.Pathological Effects of Cortisol on Intervertebral Disc Cells and Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Lower Back Pain Patients. Cells Tissues Organs. 2019 Jul 3:1-12. doi: 10.1159/000500772. [Epub ahead of print]

·       Kedong H1, Wang D2, Sagaram M3, An HS4, Chee A5. Anti-inflammatory effects of interleukin-4 on intervertebral disc cells. The Spine Journal Volume 20, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 60-68

·       Glombiewski JA(1), Riecke J, Holzapfel S, Rief W, König S, Lachnit H, Seifart U. Do patients with chronic pain show autonomic arousal when confronted with feared movements? An experimental investigation of the fear-avoidance model. Pain. 2015 Jan 14.

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·       Pillai AG, de Jong D, Kanatsou S, Krugers H, Knapman A, Heinzmann JM, Holsboer F,Landgraf R, Joëls M, Touma C. Dendritic morphology of hippocampal and amygdalar neurons in adolescent mice is resilient to genetic differences in stress reactivity. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38971. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

Mar 23, 2020

Dr. Tyler Hill shares a story of a friend of his with right shoulder pain resulting from a pinched nerve.

Dr. Hill Chiropractic Clinic, in Ottawa, IL, is the area's leading chiropractor serving Ottawa, Marseilles, Morris and surrounding areas.

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society

Certifications

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Graduate
  • Cox Technique - Spinal Decompression
  • Magna Wave PEMF

Resources:

Contact Dr. Hill

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The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical

Mar 16, 2020

Australian spine specialist, Dr. Danica Newbold shares a story of a call center worker with severe neck pain and loss of grip strength who gets relief with Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation.

Dr Danica Newbold
Chiropractor and Cox® Certified Practitioner

Dr. Newbold completed her Chiropractic studies and graduated from RMIT University in 2016. Prior to this, she had qualified and was working as a Myotherapist.

After witnessing a family member undergo the pain and struggle associated with a disc condition, Danica developed a keen interest in the conservative management and treatment of spinal and disc injuries and diseases.

Dr Newbold understands the relationship between the spine and surrounding musculature and finds a multi modal approach beneficial for treating most conditions. She also uses therapeutic techniques such as: Ultrasound, Cupping and dry needling and cupping. as part of her repertoire to treat a range of conditions

Dr. Newbold became fully certified in Cox® Technic in November 2017

Dr Newbold practices at Malvern Chiropractic and Melbourne Spine Clinics and runs Stretch class at Malvern Chiropractic Clinic.

Resources:

https://www.melbournespineclinic.com.au/

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The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical

Mar 9, 2020

Nova Scotia Spine specialist, Dr. Mark Baker shares a story of an active senior citizen with low back and leg pain.  He explains what sclerotogenous pain is and how he treats it.

Dr. Marc Baker

Dr. Marc Baker, Chiropractic Rehabilitation Specialist
Lake Echo & Dartmouth Locations                                   
 

After completing his Bachelor of Science degree at Mount Allison University, Dr. Baker went on to New York Chiropractic College and completed his Chiropractic Doctorate in 2002. He also completed a Post Doctoral Rehabilitation Specialty and is a Fellow of the Chiropractic College of Physical and Occupational Rehabilitation. In addition, Dr. Baker has completed 300 hours in Acupuncture Training at McMaster Medical School.

Dr. Baker is one of two Chiropractors actively certified in Cox Flexion Distraction in Nova Scotia and was certified in 2007.  

Dr. Baker worked with the Canadian Forces at CFB Stadacona as the staff Chiropractor from 2005-2011.  He then decided to open The Disc Clinic in Musquodoboit Harbour where he is the Clinical Director and staff Chiropractor.  

Dr. Baker opened The Disc Clinic because of his professional interest and personal experience with disc problems of the spine.  He helps to manage all spinal conditions, as well as issues with other joints in the body including ankles, knees, hips, wrists, elbows and shoulders.  Doctor Bakers' conservative, gentle approach to chiropractic care has attracted patients from all over the Maritime Provinces.

Resources:

The Disc Clinic

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The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical

Mar 2, 2020

Neurosurgeon, Dr. Rudy Kachmann discusses the mind body connection and how it relates to back pain as well as other health conditions.

Dr. Rudy Kachmann’s accomplishments are numerous and has received numerous awards. Dr. Kachmann has authored books, Magazine publications, Medical books, DVDs and audio CDs. He has appeared on network morning, noon, and evening news programs. In addition to these appearances,  Dr. Kachmann has filmed and appeared on PBS. 

Dr. Kachmann is a passionate , wise and caring healer who is committed to helping people transforms their lives by showing them how to rise above their limitations, remove their roadblocks, rekindle their dreams , and transform their life by helping them understand their “whole person” connection. He is dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives by explaining to them the importance of the Mind, Body and Spirit Connection. 

Resources:

Kachmann Health and Wellness

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The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical

 

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