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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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Aug 9, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Sunni Lomnicki discusses back and leg pain during pregnancy and how it is effectively treated with Cox Technic.

Sunni Lomnicki, D.C. , F.I.A.M.A.

Doctor of Chiropractic, Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture

With her experience as an All-American runner at the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Sunni developed an interest in treating the numerous injuries runners acquire through training and competition. Dr. Sunni Graduated Summa Cum Laude and was named Valedictorian of her graduating class at the National University of Health Sciences in 2013, then returned home to Minster to join her father's practice.  Dr. Sunni has received additional training in women’s health and pediatrics, along with continuing education courses in Motion Palpation, KinesioTaping, and Active Release Technique®.  She is full-spine certified in Cox® Technic. in 2017, Dr. Sunni earned her board certification in medical acupuncture, and currently practices acupuncture in conjunction with her chiropractic treatments. She lives in Minster, Ohio with her husband Tyler and daughter Drea.

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Jul 23, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Katrina Weiland shares a story of a 53 y.o. Air Force veteran with debilitating low back pain.

About Dr. Weiland

Atlanta native, Dr. Katrina Weiland, moved to the Shenandoah Valley in 2016 and has called the Valley “home” ever since. Dr. Weiland obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Kennesaw State University in 2012 and then attended chiropractic school at Life University in Marietta, Georgia. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2016.

It is no surprise that Dr. Weiland fell in love with chiropractic and became a chiropractor. After being involved in a severe car accident and several different traumas during her career in The United States Army, she was suffering from debilitating migraines and pain. After some sound advice from a friend, Dr. Weiland saw a chiropractor, and it saved her life! After her experience with chiropractic, she knew that she wanted to become a chiropractor and spread the gift of chiropractic to as many people as possible.

When Dr. Weiland is not seeing patients, she is enthusiastically cheering for The University of Georgia Bulldogs and The University of Virginia Cavaliers. During football season, you can find her at every home game sporting her navy and orange yelling “Go Hoos”. You may also find Dr. Weiland walking around town with her nineteen-year-old dachshund, Frank.

Resources:

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Jul 5, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Paulette Hugulet, along with her patient shares an inspiring story of a 77 y.o. former dancer.

Dr. Paulette Hugulet, D.C.  Prior to becoming a Chiropractor from University of Western States in 2012, Dr. Hugulet served in the United States military from 1992-2002 in the New Hampshire Army National Guard. Dr. Hugulet sought to expand her medical knowledge by working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in various nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Her compassion and respect for elders served her patients well during her continued exploration into different systems of optimal health care.

 

After the birth of her son, she pursued a career as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in a variety of medical offices ranging from pediatrics, family practice and specialty clinics. The highlight of her CMA career was working with Dr. John Epley, MD and his research with imbalance disorders (dizziness). This experience has made her knowledgeable about the Epley Maneuvers and the treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV).

 

So what led Dr. Hugulet to Chiropractic? Through her personal and professional experiences, she has developed a passion for the drug free and integrative approach to healthcare and wellness that Chiropractic provides. She hopes to continue using Chiropractic to provide patients with the proper support to assist the body’s natural abilities to heal itself.

In her free time Dr. Hugulet finds true joy in fishing with her husband. She also enjoys, camping, quilting, dancing, good food and cheering on the Oregon State football team.

Resources:

www.drhugulet.com

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Jun 14, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Byron Folwell shares a story of a veteran with low back pain who had two prior back surgeries.

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

Resources:

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Jun 7, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Kurt Olding shares an interesting thoracic disc herniation in an active veteran who was in unremitting pain. 

Dr. Kurt Olding has been in practice for over 30 years, opening Minster Chiropractic Center in 1986 after graduating from National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL in 1984. Through the years Dr. Kurt has enjoyed treating all age groups, from infants to athletes and parents to grandparents. He took special interest in sports medicine during his early years in practice, completing 300 hours of continuing education through the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician program.

Dr. Kurt earned Cox® Technic certification in 2009. In 2012 he began co-instructing the technique, and since 2015 has been a full-time instructor alongside Dr. James Cox, Dr. Ralph Kruse, and Dr. George Joachim.

Through his work with Cox® Technic, Dr. Kurt has had several exciting opportunities. In March of 2016, he taught Cox® Technic in Bern, Switzerland as part of the Swiss Chiropractic Academy’s “technique series” program. Later that month, he presented research on Cox® Technic with his mentor Dr. James Cox at the annual Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference. Dr. Kurt co-authored a paper published in the June 2016 edition of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine titled Chiropractic Distraction Spinal Manipulation on Post-surgical Continued Low Back and Radicular Pain patients: A Retrospective Case Series.

In 2015, Dr. Kurt became board certified as a Chiropractic Orthopedist, and a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO). He is also a board member of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists, serving since early 2016.

Dr. Kurt and his wife Jackie are Minster natives. They have three children: Sunni, Kregg, and Jack. Sunni and her husband Tyler joined the practice in 2014.

Resources:

Minster Chiropractic Center

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May 31, 2021
Spine specialist, Dr. Tom Menendez shares his experience treating elderly women using Cox Technic.
 
 
About Dr. Menendez:
 
Dr. Tom Menendez, DC is a 1989 graduate of Life University School of Chiropractic in Marietta, Ga. and has been in practice in southern Indiana since 1991. Dr. Menendez and his staff currently serve the community in their Advantage Chiropractic office in Sellersburg, In. which was established in 2000.
Utilizing a variety of Chiropractic manipulative and therapeutic techniques, specifically the Cox Flexion-Distraction technic, among others, best suited to each patient's needs and diagnosis, Dr. Menendez and his staff have helped thousands of patients resume normal, healthy activities free from pain.
Whether the problem is back pain, sciatica, degenerative discs, whiplash injury, headaches, or even your child’s “growing pains”, whether your need is temporary relief from pain or long-term spinal correction and maintenance, you have their personal guarantee that you will be treated with highest level of courtesy, efficiency and personal attention. Give Dr. Menendez a call today if you are tired of living in pain.
 
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May 24, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Sean Delahunt shares a story of a 53 y.o. gentleman with chronic neck pain that developed into numbness and tingling in his arm and hand.

Dr. Sean Delahunt

Dr. Delahunt is a 2013 Graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College. Dr. Delahunt is married and has two sons. He earned his Bachelor’s degree form Western Illinois University, where he also competed as an NCAA Division I athlete in Track & Field. Dr. Delahunt was exposed to Chiropractic at a young age. His experiences with injury prevention and rehabilitation at the collegiate level reinforced his desire to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. This propelled him to excel with advanced certification in Chiropractic Sports Injuries. Dr. Delahunt’s goal is to use his knowledge and skills to provide the best Chiropractic care possible to the Des Moines metro area.

Consumer’s Research Council of America ranks Dr. Delahunt as one of the top chiropractors.

Dr. Delahunt’s Education and Experience

  • Attended Western Illinois University – Bachelor of Science
  • Attended Palmer College of Chiropractic – Doctorate of Chiropractic
  • International Academy of Advanced Orthopedics: Certification in Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, TMJ, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician – 100 hours minimum of Post- Doctoral study of Sports Medicine
  • SFMA certification – Level I
  • Cox Certified in Lumbar Spine

Member

  • Iowa Chiropractic Society
  • Iowa Chiropractic Physicians Clinic
  • American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
  • Board of Directors for the Iowa Chiropractic Society

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May 3, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Keith Bartley shares two patient stories about spinal stenosis.  You'll get to hear one of the patients share their experience with Cox Technic.

Dr. Bartley graduated from Indiana University with an Athletic Training and Sports Medicine degree and after interning with the New England Patriots entered Logan University. He has been practicing in Jasper, IN since 1990 and is certified in Cox® Technic of the Cervical and Lumbar spines, and has Full Body, Biomechanics and Long Nerve Entrapment certifications in Active Release Technique (ART). He is an avid triathlete and has completed the Boston Marathon.

Resources:

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812-482-6600

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Apr 26, 2021

Spine specialist, Dr. Robert Krause shares a story of a retired airline employee with severe disc degeneration.  His patient shares his story of recovery with our listeners.

Dr. Robert J Krause

Dr. Robert J. Krause

My Chiropractic Story

I initially sought Chiropractic are as a young college athlete. I was experiencing back and hip pain.I was born into a family of medical doctors so naturally this was the area that I first turned to. I quickly realized that a regimen of drugs and surgery were my only options available through that route. When I was finally introduced to Chiropractic, you can only imagine my relief and excitement. Not only did I get relief from my pain, but I had an increased overall feeling of well being.

Chiropractic Education

After completing my undergraduate degree and fulfilling the Chiropractic College prerequisites, I was off to Logan College of Chiropractic.

The main reason I chose Logan College of Chiropractic was the quality of their instructors. Logan’s instructors were shared with Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri. The education was second to none. We had the unique opportunity of being instructed and taught by the most knowledgeable doctors in the field. Logan College not only had the most knowledgeable instructors in the field but had the most skilled and experienced Chiropractors to teach the art of Chiropractic manipulation.

Resources:

www.robertkrausedc.com

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Apr 19, 2021

Neurosurgeon, Dr. Arthur Jenkins explains an underdiagnosed cause of low back pain called Bertolotti Syndrome that could be symptomatic in 12% of the population.

Dr. Jenkins is the founder of Jenkins NeuroSpine and is one of the nation's most recognized and highly-respected surgeons.
 
Dr. Jenkins left the full-time faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to found Jenkins NeuroSpine. He believes that every patient deserves the best opportunity for recovery, and his patients benefit from a world-class medical practice that uses the latest in technology and evidence-based medicine techniques.

In addition to his academic appointment at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Dr. Jenkins serves as a clinical expert and author for clinical research trials and is the official neurosurgeon for the New York Jets, the NFL Retired Players Program, and the New York Police Department.
 
Resources:
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Apr 12, 2021

Dr. Dean Greenwood of the Vancouver Spine Care Centre shares a story along with his patient about her severe back and leg pain.  Dr. Greenwood discusses her condition and how she was treated with Cox Technic that got her remarkably better.

Dr. Greenwood has been practicing in Vancouver for the past 40 years and has quite an accomplished professional career.

 

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (Palmer College of Chiropractic)
  • Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (US)
  • Fellow of the College of Chiropractic Orthopaedic Specialists (Canada)
  • Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Practice (National University of Health Sciences)
  • Cox Technic Instructor

Resources:

Vancouver Spine Care Centre

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Mar 29, 2021

This is an edited patient version of Episode 198 on Disc Nutrition.  The patient will learn about the composition of the disc, how the disc receives its nutritional supply and what nutrients are most beneficial for disc health.

Resources

About Dr. Cox

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Mar 22, 2021

Trauma surgeon, Dr. Turner Olser makes a shift into epidemiology in his career which leads to excessive sitting and low back pain.  Dr. Olser's own back pain causes him to take a deep dive into understanding back pain which results in developing an active sitting chair. 

Dr. Turner Osler
Turner has the usual academic trauma surgeon back story: BA Neurobiology (Princeton), MD (Medical College of Virginia), surgical residency (Columbia, Harvard), fellowship (University of New Mexico) and then 20 years an academic trauma surgeon (University of Vermont) with over 300 peer reviewed papers and book chapters.  But then Turner went off script, got a masters in Biostatistics, an NIH grant and abandoned the operating room to study trauma epidemiology.  Somewhere in the last decade he became obsessed with the problems that come from sitting too much. Turner lives in Colchester with his wife, son and QOR360 Co-founder, Lex and their dog Bella.

Resources:

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Mar 15, 2021

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, Keiser 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 discusses nutrition for the disc. 

Resources

About Dr. Cox

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Mar 8, 2021

Dr. Daniel Kinderleher shares a story of a young man who has a multitude of symptoms including back pain that presents to his office only to discover he has Lyme Disease.

About Dr. Kinderleher

Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD, is a nationally recognized physician with expertise in the fields of nutrition, allergy, environmental medicine, Lyme disease, and the healing of mind-body-spirit as a unified whole. He co-founded The New England Center for Holistic Medicine in Newbury, Massachusetts, and has taught extensively, including practitioner training courses at the Omega Institute, The National Institute of Behavioral Medicine, and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. He created and organized the Lyme Fundamentals course which is presented annually at the International Lyme and Associated Diseases conferences. He is the author of several review articles in medical journals and the Lyme Times. His integrated medical practice in Denver, Colorado, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne disease.

Resources:

Recovery from Lyme Disease

Dr. Kinderleher's office 303-444-4877

International Lyme and Associated Disease Society

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Mar 1, 2021

Dr. William Brady shares a story of a young man with low back pain and sciatica and explains the cause of his pain.

About Dr. Brady:

Dr. William Brady is the founder and president of Brady Back Institute in Danvers, Massachusetts. He graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic as valedictorian in 1998. In 2011, he created Manual Adhesion ReleaseⓇ and Instrument Adhesion ReleaseⓇ. In 2018 he developed a revolutionary treatment table to assist in restoring low back mobility, and in 2019, he completed phase 1 of his diagnostic software for back pain. Dr. Brady is committed to  improving the health of his patients by providing revolutionary patient-specific care, allowing them to enjoy their lives without pain.

Resources:

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Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Frances Bigas Morales shares her success treating patients with Cox Technic in her practice in Puerto Rico.

Dr. Frances M. Bigas Morales graduated from New York Chiropractic College earning her doctoral degree in Chiropractic in 2007. In October 2008, the Metropolitan Chiropractic Clinic (CQM) was established in Puerto Rico. Her mission is to be the chiropractic doctor and Latin health consultant who brings hope to humans by expressing health, in harmony and in balance. Transforming healthy lives, and providing hope for positive change is their purpose. Chiropractic is your lifestyle, where it maximizes the optimal health of all individuals.

La Dra. Frances M. Bigas Morales es egresada de New York Chiropractic College obteniendo su grado doctoral en Quiropráctica en el 2007. En octubre 2008 se establece en Puerto Rico y apertura la Clínica Quiropráctica Metropolitana (CQM). Su misión es ser la doctora quiropráctica y consultora de salud Latina que lleve esperanza a los seres humanos expresando salud, en armonía y en balance.  Transformar vidas saludables, y brindar esperanza para lograr cambios positivos es su propósito.La quiropráctica es su estilo de vida, donde maximiza el estado óptimo de salud de todos los individuos.  Gracias a la quiropráctica, los viajes, las culturas, el baile, y la naturaleza descubrió que todo es un balance, todo es un complemento de vida.

Resources:

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Feb 1, 2021

On this episode, Dr. Pam Joachim shares a story of a 19 year old female college student with low back pain.

Dr. Pam Joachim

Dr. Pamela Aaron Joachim is a Graduate of Purdue University. She completed her chiropractic training at the National College in Chicago. Dr. Joachim has participated in post-Graduate seminars including fibromyalgia and sports injuries and is certified in impairment rating and whiplash/neck injuries. She has a wide variety of interests ranging from marathon running to competitive body building and crew. Resources: Contact Dr. Joachim Find a Back Doctor The Cox 8 Table by Haven Medical http://thebackdoctorspodcast.com/
Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Ted Arkfeld shares a story of a high school soccer player who sustains a sports related concussion and then suffers with neck pain with headache.

About Dr. Arkfeld

Dr. Ted A. Arkfeld is a 1988 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, MN. The decision to become a chiropractor was an easy one after growing up in what Dr. Arkfeld calls, “A chronic pain family”. His father was involved in a motor vehicle crash that ultimately resulted in three unsuccessful spinal fusions that left him on total disability. It was after the last surgery that his father turned to chiropractic treatment for relief of his chronic lower back pain.

As a high school athlete playing both football and baseball, and then collegiate baseball, Dr. Arkfeld experienced the benefits of chiropractic care during his playing days. This love for sports and chiropractic has guided him the past 16-years as the team chiropractor for Gaylord High School football and basketball programs.

Always the student, Dr. Arkfeld has returned to the classroom numerous times for advanced degrees and certifications that allows him to provide the most current research based treatment protocols for his patients.

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Jan 18, 2021

Practicing in Iceland, Dr. Hrefna Sylvia discusses a chronic pain patient with lumbar degenerative disc disease.

About Dr. Hrefna Syliva

Dr Hrefna Sylvia is born and raised in a small town in the Westfjords in Iceland. In 2009 while training for an Ironman she experienced severe low back pain, that is when she first got introduced to chiropractic. Her interest for chiropractic increased with time and in 2014 she moved to Georgia to study chiropractic. Dr Hrefna Sylvia graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractor from Life University in Atlanta, GA in June 2018 and was awarded the Clinic Excellence award at graduation. During her studies she went as a volunteer to Haiti where she treated both children and adults of all ages. She also went as a volunteer to Eugene, Oregon to help out in the medical tent during the track and field tryouts for the Olympics in Rio 2016. Dr Hrefna Sylvia specializes in the Cox technique as well as the Gonstead technique. She is the only fully certified chiropractor in the Cox technique in Iceland.

Resources:

hrefnasylvia@gmail.com
Facebook: Hrefna Sylvía kírópraktor
Instagram: Hrefna Sylvía kírópraktor (hrefnakiro)
 
Practice name : Endurheimt - Heilsumiðstöð
Website: www.endurheimt.is
Phone: 832-0404
 
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Jan 11, 2021

Dr. Clint Dickason shares a story of a nurse he treated during the pandemic who had overworked and injured her back.

About Dr. Dickason

Dr. Dickason, an Indiana native, first became fascinated with Chiropractic Care in 1996. Dr. Dickason was active in High School and College level Wrestling and Football. He found that Chiropractic care kept him on the playing field. His passion for Chiropractic soared when he realized the human body is a self regulating and healing machine and decided he wanted to be a Chiropractor to help others realize their God given potential for health. Dr. Dickason received his bachelors in Exercise Science at Manchester College, in Indiana. After his undergraduate studies, he chose Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, coined 'The Fountain Head of Chiropractic'. While at Palmer College of Chiropractic he joined Palmer's Rugby Club as an active player and became president of the club.

Dr. Dickason met his wife Mindy while attending Palmer College, as she was completing her degree in Chiropractic Technology. After graduation Dr. Dickason and Mindy decided to move to Colorado in order to be close to family and search for a community in which to raise their newly developing family. They found and fell in love with Castle Rock.

Dr. Dickason brings more to the table then traditional Chiropractic. He also completed extra studies in Clinical Neurology from the Carrick Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, is knowledgeable in 20 Chiropractic techniques including Cox Technic.

Resources:

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