Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain
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December

Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


Lumbar Foraminal Stenosis | Pinched Nerve in the Lower Back | Colorado Spine Surgeon
22
December

Lumbar Foraminal Stenosis | Pinched Nerve in the Lower Back | Colorado Spine Surgeon

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

again we’re going to talk here about a condition called foraminal stenosis again a big gobbledygook but the foramen is the area where the nerve exits out of the spinal canal and then runs down your leg that can occur for a number of reasons bone spurs a disc herniation that the vertebrate itself collapses […]


Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


How to Read a MRI of the Normal Lumbar Spine | Lower-Back | Vail Spine Specialist

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

the MRI essentially shows two separate views of the spine a side view or a sagittal view and a bottom up view called the axial view on the side view we literally take a samurai sword and we slice the spine like a loaf of bread into different sections and that is represented by this […]


7 Best Lower Back Pain Relief Treatments – Ask Doctor Jo
26
September

7 Best Lower Back Pain Relief Treatments – Ask Doctor Jo

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey everybody it’s Doctor Jo, and today I’m going to show you the top seven ways to relieve low back pain. I’m going to show you some lying down, sitting in a chair, and even standing up. so let’s get started. So let’s start with lying down, but before we get started, if you haven’t […]


Stanford’s Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD, on “Medications: What’s Good for Back Pain and How to Stay Safe”
10
September

Stanford’s Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD, on “Medications: What’s Good for Back Pain and How to Stay Safe”

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

MING-CHIH KAO, PHD, MD: And thanks everyone for being here at Back Pain Day. Of course, we’re now in the middle of the second half of the day and I just want to ask everyone to reach into the goodie bag that you received this morning when you checked in. The reason is we have […]


Meet Spine Surgeon Dr. Bradley Moatz – MedStar Health
01
September

Meet Spine Surgeon Dr. Bradley Moatz – MedStar Health

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi! My name is Dr. Bradley Moats and i’m a board-certified, fellowship trained spine surgeon. If you have chronic back or leg pain, don’t delay seeking medical attention. The orthopedic team here at MedStar Health can help. Most common conditions patients see me for is for neck pain or lower back pain and a lot […]


Spine Conditions Repaired by Lumbar Fusion Using TLIF | Spine Surgeon in Colorado
31
August

Spine Conditions Repaired by Lumbar Fusion Using TLIF | Spine Surgeon in Colorado

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

this particular procedure is called a TFIF it’s a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion again a lot of medical words but we want to do a fusion in the back of the canal and in the front of the disc all through one small incision in the back of the spine this procedure is used for […]


How to Crack Your Back – Ask Doctor Jo
31
August

How to Crack Your Back – Ask Doctor Jo

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey everybody it’s Doctor Jo, and today I’m going to show you how to crack your back by yourself, or as we call it manipulate your back. Let’s get started. This is an extra-special disclaimer. Do not crack or manipulate your own back if you don’t know what’s wrong with it. It’s really important that […]