On this episode, spine specialist Dr. Scott Spengel along with two of his patients talk about their results with Cox® Technic .
Dr. Scott J Spengel is a Chiropractic Specialist in Mchenry, Illinois. He graduated with honors from Palmer College Chiropractic - Davenport in 1988. Having more than 30 years of experiences,, Dr. Scott J Spengel coordinates patient care with many other doctors and specialists in McHenry and surrounding communities. Call Dr. Scott J Spengel on phone number (815) 385-0489 for more information or to book an appointment.
On this episode, spine specialist Dr. Kevin Keyes shares a story of a 68 y.o. woman who sought his help after having two spine surgeries.
Dr. Kevin Keyes began his undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He completed his chiropractic schooling in 1998 at the University of National Health Sciences in Chicago, Illinois. He was honored with the National Dean’s List Award upon graduating chiropractic school.
Dr. Keyes began practicing at Sadler Clinic in The Woodlands/Conroe area and built a sound reputation working alongside neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, internists and family practice physicians. He was the first chiropractor to bring the Cox Technic spinal decompression method and the 8 Weeks to Wellness program to our community. Dr. Keyes was named one of Houston’s Top Chiropractors in 2008 and 2009. He is a lifetime learner and continually seeks to bring the newest information to his patients. He founded Woodlands Family Chiropractic in 2012 and in 2016 co-founded Vital Health Protocols, a program designed to teach other doctors emerging practices in functional medicine and functional nutrition. Dr. Keyes’ biggest joy in life is his family (wife Michelle and children, Carson & Isabella).
Dr. George Joachim presents one of his current patients and her journey with stenosis and its effect on her life functionally, emotionally, and mentally.
Dr. George Joachim attended Ohio State University and completed his Doctoral work at the National College in Chicago. He completed his hospital rotation at Edgewater Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Joachim is Board Certified in Rehabilitation. He is a past President of the Northeast Indiana Chiropractic Association. Dr Joachim has lectured nationally and internationally on the conservative treatments for low back and neck pain. He is part of the post graduate faculty at the National University of Health Science. His personal background involves a strong athletic career as a collegiate "Big 10" competitor, to more recently, a Bronze medal winning United States National Bobsled athlete.
Dr. C. Michael DuPriest discusses his experience in treating spine patients within the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System.
Dr Michael DuPriest is both a doctor of chiropractic and doctor of physical therapy holding active licenses in the state of Arkansas. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedist with completion of his diplomate in 2003. He is certified in Cox F/D for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar region. Prior to receiving his appointment with Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System he was in the private sector for 26 years, initially as a solo practitioner, followed by being an associate provider with Arkansas Family Care Network, the latter a large multidisciplinary medical network. He is married with two adult children, was active in ultradistance trail running for 15 years (now runs/walks for fitness), and enjoys hiking, camping, and foreign travel.
Instructor and clinician from Logan University Health Centers, Dr. Patricia Estrada is our spine specialist on this episode. She discusses and shares a story along with her patient about back pain in athletes.
Dr. Patricia Estrada, DC, is a clinician and Instructor at Logan University in St. Louis Missouri. Dr. Estrada specializes in functional health and traditional evidenced informed chiropractic. She is certified in Cox flexion distraction, SFMA, McKenzie, DNS as well as board-certified in acupuncture. In addition to teaching our student doctors in the Montgomery health center, Dr. Estrada is an assistant instructor in Cox flexion distraction and laboratory diagnosis. She’s a graduate of Logan University and has been a faculty member at Logan University for 9 years.
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This is an exciting episode as Dr. James Cox discusses the treatment that he has developed for disc degeneration, an often diagnosed cause of back pain.
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, Keiser University, 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.
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Ontario spine specialist, Dr. Rob Rudy and his patients tell what worked and what didn't for treating their sciatica.
Dr. Robert Rudy is a 1997 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport) and has been at his current locations in Peterborough and Apsley, Ontario for over 15 years.
A chronic low back pain sufferer since his teens, Dr. Rudy uses the knowledge gained from his own experience to help empower and educate his patients on the proper management of their low back pain.
Dr. Rudy attends regular post-graduate training with a focus on: Concussion Management, Soft Tissue Therapy, low back pain, and neck pain. He understands the importance of identifying and restoring abnormal function of the muscles and joints of the body. Dr. Rudy has been a certified Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Decompression practitioner since 2013 and utilizes the Cox protocols in the treatment of his patients.
When not in his office, Dr. Rudy can often be found in various arenas across Southern Ontario as the trainer for his son’s hockey team.
“The reason I love to use Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Decompression with my patients is that, not only is it the best treatment available to manage pain due to spinal dysfunction, it is also backed by extensive peer reviewed research.”
Dr. Casey Johnston of Mesa, Arizona shares a challenging story of patient who injured his back exercising with a kettlebell.
Dr. Casey M. Johnston is the owner and Clinical Director for Desert Springs Chiropractic. He has been in full time private practice since 2001. He is an alumnus of Oklahoma State University and Texas Chiropractic College. Prior to his work at DSCC, he worked as the Lead Chiropractor for multi clinic medical organization in Houston, Texas. During his tenure he trained and established chiropractic and rehabilitation protocols for the Chiropractic, Physical Medicine and Physical Therapy Departments for the various clinics.
Dr. J, as he is often called, has significant experience with over 16 years working with injuries to the spinal discs (herniations, bulges, degenerative discs, sciatica, etc.). After injuring his own L5/S1 disc, he developed protocols to help others recover based on his personal experience and success. He often employs Cox® Technic Flexion/Distraction, decompression and the McKenzie method for disc conditions. Often we work in combination with primary care physicians, pain management doctors and/or surgeons to achieve the best results for our patients.
Spine specialist, Dr. Robert Silverman share a story of a young athletic CrossFit instructor struck down with a herniated lumbar disc.
Dr. Robert G. Silverman is a chiropractic doctor, clinical nutritionist, international speaker and author of, “Inside-Out Health: A Revolutionary Approach to Your Body,” an Amazon No. 1 bestseller in 2016. The ACA Sports Council named Dr. Silverman “Sports Chiropractor of the Year” in 2015. His extensive list of educational accomplishments includes six different degrees in clinical nutrition. Dr. Silverman also maintains a busy private practice as founder of Westchester Integrative Health Center, which specializes in the treatment of joint pain using functional nutrition along with cutting-edge, science-based, nonsurgical approaches.
Dr. Silverman is on the advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, the advisory board for Metagenics and is a seasoned health and wellness expert on both the speaking circuits and within the media, as well as a frequent health expert contributor on national blogs such as Consumer Health Digest. He has appeared on FOX News Channel, FOX, NBC, CBS, CW affiliates as well as The Wall Street Journal and NewsMax, to name a few.
He was invited as a guest speaker on “Talks at Google” to discuss his current book. As a frequent published author in peer-reviewed journals and other mainstream publications, including Integrative Practitioner, MindBodyGreen, Muscle and Fitness, The Original Internist and Holistic Primary Care journals, Dr. Silverman is a thought leader in his field and practice.
Associate professor and clinician from National University of Health Sciences, Dr. Anna Jurik shares her clinical and teaching experience using Cox® Technic.
Dr. Anna Jurik is a licensed Chiropractic Physician and a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/ Nutritionist. She is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences, where she earned her degrees in Chiropractic Medicine, a Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice and a certificate in Massage Therapy. She currently holds a position as a teaching clinician at the university and is ranked as an Associate Professor.
Her unique background has allowed her to take her teaching experiences outside of the standard classroom. She has taught seminars, which has allowed her to educate her colleagues as well as personally expand her mindset and experiences.
Dr. Jurik also holds degrees in Exercise Physiology and Dietetics, and has earned various certifications and trainings over the years in order to diversify her treatment options. These include Graston Deep Tissue Technique, Kinesio-taping, Webster Technique, Pediatrics & Prenatal care, Rehabilitation of the Spine, Craniosacral Therapy, Rehabilitation of the Spine, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and Cox® Technic of the Lumbar Spine.
This unique background has allowed her to truly treat every patient holistically. It allows her to work with a patient and put together a natural and specific plan to achieve and help maintain the best health possible. It has also allowed her to have a wide knowledge base that she is able to share with those she is educating.
To schedule with Dr. Jurick call 1-630-629-9664
Spine specialist, Dr. Robert Hayden and his patient share a story of nagging neck pain and its unusual cause and effective treatment.
Dr. Hayden began work in health care as a Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist, but also was an Executive Director of a state association, continuing education consultant, and registered lobbyist while in professional nursing. He earned a PhD from the University of Mississippi while enrolled at Life University, from which he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1995. He specializes in Cox Flexion Distraction/Disc Decompression technique.
Spine specialist, Dr. Jeremy Arthur shares an interesting case of a patient with Schmorl's nodes who is successfully managed using Cox Technic.
Dr. Jeremy Arthur is a graduate of both The University of Kansas and Cleveland Chiropractic College-Kansas City. In addition to his post-graduate work in athletics, pediatrics, and pregnancy he has also completed The Spine Research Institute of San Diego’s training in whiplash injury and traumatology. He is also a Cox Technic certified doctor.
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.
On this episode of The Back Doctors Podcast, he shares a story of Mickey, who has a condition known as D.I.S.H. and her treatment with Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Manipulation.
Spine specialist, Dr. Kimberly Lazarus from Alaska shares a story of hope about a woman suffering with severe neck pain who sought her out to be treated with Cox Technic.
Dr. Kim Lazarus is a doctor of chiropractic whom graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in 1997 and resides and practices in Anchorage, Alaska.
Dr. Lazarus has completed her certification in the Cox Technic and prior to this certification, she completed her national board certification as a health and wellness coach by completing the Integrative Health Coaching certification through the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in affiliation with Dr. Andrew Weil.
She has taught educational seminars to Doctors on motivational interviewing, a great system to learn how to go from a doctor-centric care model to a patient-centric one.
In 2017 she was part of the chiropractic Success Summit which was a 7-day online virtual conference designed specifically for chiropractors and staff desiring to break through barriers and plateaus.
Dr. Troy Dreiling of the Disc Centers of America Vancouver share stories and his enthusiasm for distraction technique.
Dr. Dreiling has been providing chiropractic services to the Vancouver / Portland Metropolitan area and the families living there, for well over 23 years. The basis of his service is a caring heart and wanting to see that people in pain – especially avoidable pain – can live the kind of life they envision for themselves by getting the care they need.
From Kenya, Dr. Hamisi Kote Ali shares his success treating back pain patients with Cox® Technic and Fascial Manipulation.
Dr. Hamisi is the founder and current Chairman/ Founder of the current Premier Rehab Centers. He is extensively trained in the manipulation of the human body with focus on unleashing the body’s latent potential without any chemical products.
Dr. Rachna Patel answers all your questions about marijuana and CBD on this episode.
Dr. Rachna Patel is a world recognized expert in the field of Medical Cannabis & CBD oil. She offers consultations and courses, so that people can relieve their symptoms, transform their health & live a better quality life.
People walk away from her consultations and courses with a clear understanding of how to use medical marijuana & CBD Oil, what to expect when using medical marijuana & CBD oil, while also dispelling fears people may have about these treatments and putting their minds at ease. She has helped people from many different countries manage a wide range of medical conditions including anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, and more.
She completed her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University (IL) & earned her medical degree from Touro University (CA).
After spending years training as an Emergency Medicine Doctor and working with patients to help alleviate pain, Dr. Patel ventured into the field of Medical Cannabis in 2012. In 2014, she started her own practice so that she could offer people care they otherwise wouldn’t have access to.
Dr. Patel’s knowledge of medical marijuana & CBD Oil has made her an asset in the specialty. She has been interviewed on over 200 podcasts, has taken the stage internationally to spread awareness, has been featured in articles for Lifehacker and MindBodyGreen and has appeared on major news networks such as NBC.
New York spine specialist, Dr. William Owens shares his expertise in mechanical causes of back pain.
William J Owens Jr DC DAAMLP CPC
Academy of Chiropractic Adjunct Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Family Practice Department
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, Texas College of Chiropractic
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, Cleveland University – Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences
Royal College of Physicians – 2016
Dr. Owens' email: DR.OWENS@academyofchiropractic.com
Spine specialist, Dr. Kurt Olding shares a story of a patient with a thoracic disc herniation who had severe back pain that quickly was resolved with Cox Technic.
Dr. Kurt Olding is a certified Cox® Technic practitioner and assistant instructor for Cox® Technic Seminars. He has been treating spine conditions for over 30 years. He is in private practice in Minster, Ohio with his daughter and son-in-law.
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Known as one of the preeminent spine doctors for athletes in America, Dr. Robert Watkins talks about the latest advances in spine care.
Dr. Robert G. Watkins IV is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, co-director of the Marina Spine Center, and Chairman of the Surgery Department at the Marina del Rey Hospital. His areas of specialty include minimally invasive spine surgery, computer guided spine surgery, artificial disc replacement, and spinal deformity.
Spine specialist, Dr. Adam Palmer and his patient share her story of how she was successfully treated for her back pain during pregnancy.
Dr. Palmer is a 1997 graduate of New York Chiropractic College. He is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Virginia Medical Board. He began practice in Altavista, Virginia in 1998.
Dr. Palmer has a special interest in treating whiplash, disc conditions, spinal arthritic pain, and headaches. He has been certified and using Cox Distraction Technique since 1997 which is used to treat disc bulges and some spinal degenerative related conditions.
Dr. John McGinnis shares a story of an 82 year old lady with severe arthritis who is able to return to her normal activities, including cooking Easter dinner.
Dr. McGinnis grew up in a large Catholic family and was the youngest of six. After graduating from Sumter High School and attending Clemson University, he graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1987. Following graduation, he joined his father in practice and formed McGinnis Chiropractic Center. Feeling the need to advance his education and clinical skills, he began a diplomate program in Orthopedics with the National University of Health Sciences which he completed in 1991.
He's been very active in the chiropractic profession. He have served as the delegate from South Carolina to The American Chiropractic Association since 1993. He was elected to The American Chiropractic Association's Board of Governors. The ACA is the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic. He is also a member of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association and currently chair the Medicare and Hospital Relations committees. He has also been honored to be named as a Fellow with the International College of Chiropractors.
Dr. Byron Folwell discusses how he treats patients who have had previous back surgery, but still continue to have back pain.
Dr. Byron R. Folwell, a Parkersburg native, has remained very active in post-graduate training with additional schooling for neurology, orthopedic, and internal disorders. He also has additional certifications in acupuncture, electrodiagnostic testing, and Cox® Technic spinal decompression.
Mexican spine specialist, Dr. Gabriel Monterrubio talks about treating patients with ankylosing spondylitis. A patient shares his success story.
Dr. Gabriel Monterrubio Santa María graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic, U.S.A., in 1989.
In 1997, he also received his certificate as a "Sports Medical Chiropractor".
In the period from 2000 to 2002 he completed his master's degree in "Organizational Human Development" at the University of Celaya.
He is an active member of the College of Chiropractic Scientific Professionals of Mexico.
He has been Vice President of the Mexican Federation of Sports Chiropractic.
He obtained the Certificate of the National University of Health Sciences on April 21, 2013, in "Techniques of Adjustment and Manipulation" from Dr. James M. Cox.
He won a recognition for his participation in September 2013 at the 15TH International interdisciplinary Chiropractic Congress.
He achieved a record of attendance at the Annual Sports Chiropractic Congress held in October 2012 by the Mexican Federation of Sports Chiropractic.
Dr. Gabriel Monterrubio is also a Chiropractic Certified Sports Physician.
In Santo Domingo, Rep. Dominican Republic in October 2009, he achieved the certificate in "Sports Medicine", by the International Olympic Committee.
In San Juan de Puerto Rico in the year 2000, he obtained a certificate in "Technique of Dr. Cox Part 1".
In October 2002 he received his record for participation in the "International Congress of Physical Therapy", awarded by the National Polytechnic Institute, Academic Secretariat, Mexican Association of Physical Therapy.
Chiropractor Dr. Gabriel Monterrubio Santa María currently has 30 years of experience.
On this episode, student Casey Rogers from Keiser University College of Chiropractic Medicine shares a case of a 62 year old woman with a congenital fusion.
Casey Rogers is a student in his 8th semester at Keiser University College of Chiropractic Medicine in West Palm Beach, Florida. Currently, he is a student intern at the Keiser University Spine Care Clinic, A Chiropractic Healthcare Facility.
Prior to his chiropractic education, he worked as a radiologic technologist for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and attained his Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science degrees from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. As well, he attended the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine for a year of Post-Baccalaureate studies.
At Keiser, Casey served as the President of the school’s inaugural chapter of the Student American Chiropractic Association and currently serves as student representative of the Research and Curriculum Committees.
When not in class, he enjoys time at the beach, fishing, hunting, and the great outdoors. Casey also is an avid hockey fan and can found cheering on the Pittsburgh Penguins.
After graduation, he intends on applying to a chiropractic residency or fellowship where he can continue to utilize Cox Technic and further research.