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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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Aug 28, 2023

Chiropractic radiologist, Dr. Cliff Tao shares his expertise in reading spine images.

Dr. Cliff Tao was born in Ottawa, Canada now lives in Irvine, California. He has owned and operated a nationwide private chiropractic radiology practice since 2004. Following graduation from National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, Dr. Tao completed his 3-year full-time chiropractic radiology residency at
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC) and then a full-time musculoskeletal radiology research fellowship at University of California, Irvine (UCI) Medical Center in Orange, California. He is an internationally sought after speaker, and is published both in chiropractic and medical literature, on the topic of chiropractic, spine, and musculoskeletal imaging. Dr. Tao was former voluntary radiology faculty at LACC and former voluntary instructor of radiology at UCI Medical Center. He is married with a 7-year-old boy, and enjoys the outdoors, especially downhill skiing.

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Aug 21, 2023

On this episode of The Back Doctors Podcast, you’ll get to hear from Dr. James M. Cox who is the developer of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation.  He is a remarkable doctor who has dedicated his life to finding the most effective treatment for back pain.  He presents published research on the effectiveness of Cox Technic in the treatment of post-surgical continued pain syndrome.

About Dr. Cox

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Tronnier V. SCS als therapeutische Option beim Postnukleotomiesyndrom [SCS as a treatment option for failed back surgery syndrome]. Orthopade. 2016 Sep;45(9):738-43. German. doi: 10.1007/s00132-016-3310-5. PMID: 27530208.

Clancy C, Quinn A, Wilson F. The aetiologies of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: A systematic review. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2017;30(3):395-402. doi: 10.3233/BMR-150318. PMID: 27689601.

Itz C, Huygen F, Kleef MV. A proposal for the organization of the referral of patients with chronicnon-specific low back pain. Curr Med Res Opin. 2016 Nov;32(11):1903-1909. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2016.1220933. Epub 2016 Sep 4. PMID: 27499500.

Gudavalli MR, Olding K, Joachim G, Cox JM. Chiropractic Distraction Spinal Manipulation on Postsurgical Continued Low Back and Radicular Pain Patients: A Retrospective Case Series. J Chiropr Med. 2016 Jun;15(2):121-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcm.2016.04.004. Epub 2016 May 25. PMID: 27330514; PMCID: PMC4913115.

Aspegren DD, Burt AL. A study of postspinal surgery cases in chiropractic offices. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 1994;17:88-92.

O'Shaughnessy J, Drolet M, Roy JF, Descarreaux M. Chiropractic management of patient’s post-disc arthroplasty: eight case reports. Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010;18:7 

Morningstar MW, Strauchman MN. Manipulation under anesthesia for patients with failed back surgery: retrospective report of 3 cases with 1-year follow-up. Journal Chiropractic Medicine 2012;11:30-5

McMorland G, Suter E, Casha S, du Plessis SJ, Hurlbert RJ. Manipulation or microdiskectomy for sciatica? A prospective randomized clinical study. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2010;33:576-84 positive results with chiropractic manipulation

Estadt GM. Chiropractic/Rehabilitative management of post-surgical disc herniation: a retrospective case report. J Chiropr Med 2004;3:108–15.

Cox JM. Spinal adjusting of failed low back surgery. In: Chiropractic Orthopedics Conference Proceedings. Annual symposium on Investigation of Failed Low Back Surgery; 2009 May 8-May 10; San Antonio, Texas. Published by the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists and Southern California University of Health Sciences and Texas Council of Chiropractic Orthopedists. American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists; 2009. p. 43-112.

Coulis CM, Lisi AJ. Chiropractic management of postoperative spine pain: a report of 3 cases. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2013;12:168-75

Kruse RA, Cambron J. Chiropractic management of post-surgical lumbar spine pain: a retrospective study of 32 cases. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2011; 34:408-12

Cox JM, Feller J, Cox-Cid J. Distraction chiropractic adjusting: clinical application and outcomes of 1000 cases. Top Clin Chiropr 1996;3(3);45-59.

McMorland G Suter E Casha S du Plessis SJ Hurlbert RJ. Manipulation or microdiskectomy for sciatica? A prospective randomized clinical study. Journal Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2010 Oct;33(8):576-584

Albert HB, Manniche C. The efficacy of systematic active conservative treatment for patients with severe sciatica: a single-blind, randomized, clinical, controlled trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Apr 1;37(7):531-42. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31821ace7f. PMID: 21494193.

Keller RB, Atlas SJ, Singer DE, Chapin AM, Mooney NA, Patrick DL, Deyo RA. The Maine Lumbar Spine Study, Part I. Background and concepts. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1996 Aug 1;21(15):1769-76. doi: 10.1097/00007632-199608010-00010. PMID: 8855461.

Valat JP, Genevay S, Marty M, Rozenberg S, Koes B. Sciatica. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2010 Apr;24(2):241-52. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2009.11.005. PMID: 20227645.

Roncoroni C, Baillet A, Durand M, Gaudin P, Juvin R. Efficacy and tolerance of systemic steroids in sciatica: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Sep;50(9):1603-11. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ker151. Epub 2011 Apr 27. PMID: 21525139.

Aug 14, 2023

Spine specialist, Dr. Lee Hazen shares a story of a chronic back pain patient with several comorbidities that gets 70% relief with Cox Technic.

Lee Hazen, D.C.

Dr. Hazen graduated Cum Laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles in 1989. After a short post-ceptorship in Burbank, Ca, he was invited to become a resident in Dr. James Cox's clinic. From 1989 until 1998 he was co-director and resident in Ft. Wayne Indiana with Dr. Cox. While there, he attended and completed a 400-hour post-graduate Chiropractic Orthopedics training sponsored by National University of Health Sciences. Dr. Hazen has been serving the Murrieta-Temecula area for 15 years. 

As a Cox Technic instructor for the past 25 years, he has taught many chiropractors across the country the use of the specialized decompression table, diagnosis and care of spinal disease. Currently, he is on the post-graduate faculty of National University of Health Sciences.  

He is currently involved in gathering treatment outcome data for ongoing research on failed back surgery syndrome. He is continuing to publish case study reports on difficult and complex case studies that are evaluated and treated in his Temecula, CA office. Lee Hazen D.C. and TCIM is committed to helping you regain and then maintain your quality of life, devoid of spine and extremity pain. Dr. Hazen offers specific protocols for spinal pain relief that are well-researched, well-documented, repeatedly published and clinically effective: Cox Technic Flexion-Distraction and Decompression Adjusting Manipulation.  The protocols were started 48 years ago by Dr. James M. Cox in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Cox Technic protocols have evolved as clinical application demands and research studies dictate. We are proud to offer the most cutting-edge, 21st century, non-surgical decompressive spinal pain relief.

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