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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: October, 2020

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Oct 26, 2020

Dr. Kelly Brinkman chronicles the 10 year back pain history of a 55 year old man and then shares his road to recovery.

Kelly Brinkman, DC, MCS-P, Logan University, Associate Professor

Dr. Kelly Brinkman earned her BS degree from Iowa State University in 1983 and graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1990. She has been in private practice in both Illinois and Missouri and has worked on a volunteer medical team on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She finished the Insurance Consultant post graduate program and earned her MCS-P (Medical Compliance Specialist – Physician) in 2009. She has held the position of clinician and Educational Coordinator at Logan and is currently full time faculty. She has taught the Cox Flexion Distraction course since 1991 and has lectured for James Cox DC, DACBR through National College of Chiropractic post graduate department in years past. She also currently teaches the Billing and Documentation and Clinical Reasoning 1 courses and has assisted in numerous other classes.

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Oct 19, 2020

Spine specialist, Dr. Silke Laub shares a case of abdominal pain due to a bulging thoracic disc.  

Dr. Silke Laub

Dr. Laub is a Webster & Cox Technic 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 is currently working towards her goal of becoming a certified pediatric chiropractor.

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DrLaub@roparkchiro.com

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Oct 12, 2020

Spine specialist, Dr. Ed Barry shares a patient success story using Cox Technic.  Then he explains how he used the principles of flexion distraction to create a new home product for lower back pain called the Lift.

Dr. Ed Barry

As a board-certified chiropractic orthopedist and certified laser pain management physician, Dr. Ed Barry has spent the past 38 years helping patients get back to all the things they used to do. Over that time, Dr. Barry utilized traditional chiropractic techniques as well as laser therapy to treat a variety of conditions including arthritis, sciatica, spinal stenosis, hip pain, back and neck pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

​Many years ago, while Dr. Barry was exercising in the gym, he was drawn to a curious apparatus that was specifically designed for toning the abdominal muscles.  What made this piece of equipment so interesting was in the design and movement – a bench was fitted with a pivot bearing in the mid-point of the table so the user could alter the plane of movement in the abdomen as you contracted upward, creating resistance to both the anterior and oblique muscles in the abdomen.

​That got him thinking about the possibility of creating a device that could combine the two movements of flexion and traction for the lower back. And that’s when the seed for Lift was planted, and with those years of development, refinement, and engineering, Dr. Barry is now proud to introduce Lift to patients all over the world.

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The Lift

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Oct 5, 2020

Spine specialist, Dr. Scott Taylor shares a new procedure for lumbar spine stenosis called Vertiflex.

Scott Taylor, MD

Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Board Certified Pain Management

Helping reduce his patients’ often debilitating pain is why Dr. Scott Taylor is practicing medicine.  His  main focus is interventional pain management which provides  his patients less invasive procedures that fill the gap between major traditional  back surgery and conservative care. In practice for 26 years, he finds these procedures offer exciting and new opportunities to help his patients maximize quality of life, maximize function and reduce their pain. Dr. Taylor is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia.

Resources:

Dr. Taylor's website

staylor@hchcares.org

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The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical

 

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