Episode 197 - Study Review: The Tissue Origin of Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Episode 197 - Study Review: The Tissue Origin of Low Back Pain and Sciatica

In episode 197 I share a scientific study, hitting the highlights of a 1991 paper by Stephen Kuslich entitled The Tissue Origin of Low Back Pain and Sciatica.  The first of this kind of podcast focused on reviewing a scientific paper which I decided to try out, knowing that practicing "evidence-based" is more and more the emphasis in todays world of MSK care.  This paper discusses the actual patients and their report of pain experienced when various tissues in the lumbar spine were stimulated via blunt probe or electrical impulse.

Episode 195 - Kay Scanlon, part 1: Flexibility, Autonomy, and Independence

In episode 195 I’m joined by Dr. Kay Scanlon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA.  She shares her journey, from traditional private practice, to teaching in higher education setting, to consulting, and now in a cash-based private practice.  She gives us her mantra when working with patients, some best professional advice she’s received, tips on what’s working with her practice and more.  This week on MCF!

Episode 192 - Pierre Cote, part 2: De-Emphasizing Pain, Emphasizing Activity

Episode 192 - Pierre Cote, part 2: De-Emphasizing Pain, Emphasizing Activity

In episode 192 I continue my conversation with Dt. Pierre Côté, an epidemiologist and researcher. He studies neck and back pain and disability and its association with mental health. We discuss the keys for recovery, factors that influence an individual's likelihood of becoming disabled, how the workplace is affected and what keys play an important role in return to work All this and more this week on MCF!

Episode 191 - Pierre Cote, part 1: Pain, Disability and Association with Mental Health

Episode 191 - Pierre Cote, part 1: Pain, Disability and Association with Mental Health

In episode 191 I’m joined by Dr Pierre Cote. A chiropractor, epidemiologists and researcher who studies the association of back and neck pain to disability and it’s interaction with mental health. We hear his story, his thoughts on what is most associated with the aetiology of musculoskeletal pain, what is its effect on or from mental health and more.  This week on MCF!