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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Release Date: 09/18/2017

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Dr. Danielle Peebles shares a story of a 50-year-old woman with menorrhagia and back pain. Dr. Danielle Peebles, D.C., Chiropractic Physician As an author and Chiropractic physician, Dr. Peebles is a trailblazer in her field helping to tackle health care disparities through chiropractic care.  Education has always been the mainstay of Dr. Peebles' life.  After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from St. Louis University, she completed her Doctor of Chiropractic at Logan University.  Dr. Peebles' dedication to education is expressed in many avenues.  Her dedication...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Spine specialist, Dr. Jeremy Heidt shares a story of a woman with severe sciatic who came to his office after going to the ER. My name is Dr. Jeremy Heidt.  It is a personal experience with chiropractic care for a back injury and sports treatment that I had my first experience with chiropractic care.  At the age of 14, I suffered from severe low back pain and migraine headaches. I had a spinal fusion surgery recommended for me at the age of 15. Through chiropractic care and giving my back time to heal I saw improvements in both my lower back and migraine headaches and was able to...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Dr. Brian Joves gives a presentation that includes information on indirect spinal decompression, spinal cord stimulation, and radio frequency ablation. Dr. Brian Joves is double board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He specializes in spine and chronic pain disorders and is the Chief of Pain Management for Hill Physicians.  Dr. Joves completed his ACGME accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles/ WLA VHA, and his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California, Davis. He...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

What if back-pain relief was just a few steps away? Esther Gokhale’s work with posture and movement finds that just changing the way you sit, stand, lie down, and walk can eliminate your back pain.  Esther grew up in India helping her mom treat orphaned babies and she studied biochemistry at college. Later, she became a licensed acupuncturist. So, when her own pain and herniated disc issues emerged, it motivated Esther to study how people move.  “There were some seeds already sown in my brain that ‘there's something going on with people who live close to the ground that makes...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Spine specialist, Dr. Joseph D'Angiolillo shares a story about a man who minimizes this condition, but discovers his pain is caused by an unusual spinal tumor. Dr. Joseph D’Angiolillo "My education didn’t end when I became a chiropractor. It just began. Every year, I attend seminars and advanced training courses to stay up on the latest improvements in chiropractic techniques. And what I learn, I am able to put to immediate use in helping you get rid of your pain.” After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Joseph D’Angiolillo returned to his hometown,...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Spine specialist, Dr. Salvator Tocco in Cleveland shares a patient story from a referral from Dr. James Cox of Fort Wayne.  Dr. Tocco treats the son of a colleague with a disc extrusion and transitional segment with . About Dr. Tocco: Dr. Tocco received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the esteemed Life University, College of Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia in 1985. He regularly attends conferences and symposia sponsored by the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board. Dr. Tocco completed a post–doctoral course of study in rehabilitation; The American Chiropractic Rehabilitation...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Dr. Robert Borzone shares a remarkable story of a woman injured in an automobile accident in 2003, that left her with shaking of her leg.  He explains the case and his treatment outcome using . Dr. Robert Borzone, DC, LAc, DACBN Dr. Robert Borzone, DC, LAc, DACBN is a Chiropractor, Licensed Acupuncturist, Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and Certified AMMA Therapist. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Rider College and his Doctorate degree from New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Borzone is the former Dean of the School of Massage...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Dr. Ted Arkfeld shares a story of a single mom of two who has a discetomy, but continues to have pain. 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...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Spine specialist, Dr. Coleman Cormier shares a story of a patient who was injured in an automobile accident that resulted in a large disc herniation in her lower back. Dr. Coleman Cormier was raised in Bossier City, Louisiana where he graduated from Parkway High School in 2005.  He then moved to Thibodeaux, Louisiana to attend Nicholls State University where he earned his degree in General Studies in 2010.  Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida in Port Orange, Florida.  Upon graduation from Palmer College in 2013, he...

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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

Spine specialist, Dr. Andrew Calderone shares a story of an active 63 y.o. male athlete with a condition called spondylolisthesis.  Dr. Calderone explains what this condition is and how he is treating this active gentleman. Meet Dr. Andrew Calderone Dr. Calderone is a native of Stuart, Florida and attended South Fork High School where he was a student in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and a member of the Men’s Varsity Baseball Team. After high school, Dr. Calderone went on to study Exercise Science at Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) in West Palm Beach, Florida. While...

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Spinal stenosis is an abnormal narrowing (stenosis) of the spinal canal. This narrowing causes a restriction to the spinal canal, resulting in symptoms that include pain, numbness, and loss of motor control.

Spine specialist, Dr. Matthew Alexander shares two examples of this condition and how he treats patients with spinal stenosis.

About Dr. Alexander:

 
Undergraduate Education
·     Bachelors of Science in Human Anatomy
      1993-1996 Cedarville University
      1996-1997 SUNY Empire State
Graduate Education
 ·    Doctorate of Chiropractic
      High Honors—Magna Cum Laude
      1996-1999 New York Chiropractic College
 
Practice Experience
·    Apple Country Chiropractic, PC
     Private Practice since 1999
Post Graduate Continuing Education Certification
·        Certified Cox-Flexion-Decompression (2005)
·        Whiplash: Acceleration/Deceleration Syndrome (1998)
 
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