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Episode 49 | Dr. Bill Boissonnault: The Future Of Direct Access And Primary Care For Physical Therapists

In 2002, the American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates adopted a resolution that stated, “Physical therapists participate in and make a unique contribution as individuals or members of the primary care team.” In recent years, there's been a growing interest in the role of physical therapist and primary care. The notion of physical therapy and primary care is not new though. In fact, the United States Army has utilized physical therapists as primary care providers since 1971....

Duration: 00:30:16

Episode 48 | Dr. Kelly Brogan: Healing Depression and Chronic Pain

Upwards of 50% of those diagnosed with chronic pain also receive a diagnosis of depression. Along with this diagnosis, they are frequently prescribed a narcotic painkiller, for the pain of course, and an SSRI medication for the treatment of their depression. The question we ask on today's podcast: Is this a wise pharmaceutical combination, and are SSRIs effective for treating the depression that often accompanies chronic pain? Joining us today is Dr. Kelly Brogan, who is a Manhattan-based...

Duration: 00:31:21

Episode 47 | Alan Gordon: The Mind Body Connection; Overcoming Chronic Pain

If you have followed this podcast and studied pain for any period of time, you know that pain has sensory, cognitive and affective components. The sensory component is of course the thing that is the most obvious. It’s what you feel on your body. It’s the aching, the burning, the sharpness, the stabbing. The cognitive components is what you think about pain, what the cause of your pain is and whether or not you believe it’s temporary or permanent, controllable or curable. The affective...

Duration: 00:25:23

Episode 46 | Dr. Ebonie Rio:Tendons, Pain And The Brain; What’s New And What Does It Mean For My Clinical Practice

At the time of this podcast recording it’s summer in the United States and no doubt many people are out enjoying all sorts of activities including sports, exercise and hopefully running around playing with kids. I know that some of those people might also be sitting it out or perhaps taking it a bit easy because they have tendon pain and despite all sorts of treatment, they have yet to find a solution. If you have any kind of tendinitis or tendinopathy in your knee, ankles, shoulder, elbow,...

Duration: 00:34:57

Episode 45 | Dr. Amy Myers: 5 Steps to Reverse Autoimmunity

This week we are talking about how to heal autoimmune disease naturally. The incidence of autoimmune disease has tripled in the last few decades. No one knows that more than those who struggle with chronic pain. The immune system is your first line of defense against things like bacteria and viruses, things that are invading your body. In some people, something goes wrong. Autoimmunity can develop into some of the most common types of diseases that we see in today's medicine. Things such...

Duration: 00:31:28

Episode 44 | Laya Raznick: Embracing Your Pain Can Lead to Relief

Alleviating pain and its associated suffering requires us to go deeper into the awareness of what we're feeling emotionally, learning how we can welcome unwanted feelings and approaching this without even trying. When you look at pain from this perspective versus one where you have to attack the pain, triumph over the pain or win the battle over pain, a whole new world of possibilities begins to open up. Here to speak with us today is Laya Raznick who is a holistic practitioner that uses...

Duration: 00:26:58

Episode 43 | Dr. Greg Lehman: Reconciling Pain Science With Biomechanics

If you followed the podcast for the last couple of months, you probably heard a lot about the brain, about the nervous system, about alarms in your head, about pain psychology, your thoughts, and your emotions. At this point you're probably thinking, "Dr. Joe, what about exercise? Where does that fit in? Where does movement fit in? What about all the information around biomechanics?" Here today to help us reconcile biomechanics into modern day pain science is Dr. Greg Lehman. He is a...

Duration: 00:25:22

Episode 42 | Dr. Carri Drzyzga: Fight Fatigue and Reclaim Your Energy

If you have struggled with chronic pain or you're a clinician or a practitioner who treats those that have chronic pain, undoubtedly you realize they do, of course, complain about chronic pain and often things like tension and tightness, but there's another symptom that almost 90% of the time will accompany those that have chronic pain. That is fatigue. Fatigue is one of those things that we think about it as that feeling in the morning where you can't get up and going or your ability or...

Duration: 00:30:34

Episode 41 | Phaedra Antioco: Navigating Your Healing Journey

This week I have a wonderful guest on that is a practitioner. She's an occupational therapist. She also has a very interesting story about her own traumatic injury and how it really shaped her life not only as a person, but also helped shape her as a practitioner who helps people with chronic pain and other types of injuries. Her name is Phaedra Antioco. She's an Occupational Therapist and a Pain Relief Specialist. Like I said, she had her own traumatic injury and her own healing journey....

Duration: 00:24:52

Episode 40 | Evan Brand: The Infection Connection And Leaky Gut

If you followed my podcast for some time, you know I have a really big passion around Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition. Oftentimes, the nutrition part can be the one piece that's missing from your pathway to live a pain-free life. I've gone near and far to try to figure out who are the most interesting and best people to speak to on the podcast who can talk about everything that has to do with Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition. This week, we are going to talk to Evan...

Duration: 00:35:14

Episode 39 | Dr. David Hanscom, MD: Non-Surgical Spine Care

This week, we are talking about a surgeon’s road map out of pain. When we think about pain, we think about chronic pain. If I asked you, have you ever had lower back pain in your life? Have you ever had neck pain? Have you ever had pain that maybe was in your right buttock or your left buttock, or maybe went down the back of your leg or to your calf? Chances are most of you would say yes to that. My guest this week is Dr. David Hanscom. He is a orthopedic spinal surgeon who wrote a...

Duration: 00:40:40

Episode 38 | Sue Hitzmann: The Power Of Connective Tissue

Many of you, as you're listening to this podcast, you're saying, "I think I'm getting ready to change my life. I want to start to move a little bit. But I still have this pain or this tension and this tightness in my muscles. What can I do?" Or maybe you're looking for a massage therapist but you couldn't find the right one and you're saying, "How can I maybe massage myself at home or work on my tissue tightness and my pain at home in a way that's easy, safe, and affordable?" I have for...

Duration: 00:28:16

Episode 37 | Dr. Terry Wahls: Modern Paleo Nutrition to Treat Autoimmune Conditions

Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and...

Duration: 00:21:15

Episode 35 | Dr. Carolyn Berryman: Impact Of Pain On Cognitive Function And Impairment

Today, we are talking to Dr. Carolyn Berryman about the impact of pain on your cognitive function. Let’s start out with a question. Has pain ever affected you so much that you’ve had problems with your memory, or you’ve had problems making decisions, or you’ve had problems paying attention maybe in school or class or at work? Today in the podcast, we’re going to review what is cognitive function and if pain interferes with cognitive function or causes cognitive impairment. Sign up for the...

Duration: 00:25:23

Episode 35 | Dr. William Davis: Undoctored

I have a really amazing guest. I'm so excited to talk to this week. His name is Dr. William Davis. You’ll know him as the New York Time's bestselling author of Wheat Belly where he changed the lives of millions by teaching them how to remove grains from their diet to reverse years of chronic health problems. In his new book called Undoctored, he goes beyond cutting grains to help you take charge of your own health. This groundbreaking book reveals how millions of people are given dietary...

Duration: 00:25:12

Episode 34 | Dr. Melissa Farmer: Chronic Pain Mechanisms for Maladaptive Pain Learning

Dr. Melissa Farmer will share her thoughts on the role of learning and brain plasticity in establishing—and ultimately treating—the emotional memories that underlie chronic pain. As a form of emotional memory, chronic pain is perpetuated by counterintuitive physiological rules that distort how an individual perceives and interacts with the environment. Every individual creates a different “pain logic” to make sense of these experiences, and uncovering this logic is key in challenging these...

Duration: 00:35:38

Episode 33 | Dr. Vincent Pedre: Your Journey to Gut Health

I have an exciting guest today. We're going to be talking about gut health and everything that's related to gut health. My guest today is Dr. Vincent Pedre who is a functional medicine physician here in New York City. We'll be talking about how to heal your gut as well as try to just keep it healthy and of course, happy. Sign up for the latest episode at www.drjoetatta.com/podcasts.

Duration: 00:33:18

Episode 32 | Dr. Melissa Cady: Live The AntiPAIN Lifestyle

I am so excited this week to be speaking with Dr. Melissa Cady. She’s the author of a book called Paindemic. She’s also known as The Challenge Doctor, who is driven to champion the cause of living the antiPAIN lifestyle and minimizing the current paindemic that is so rampant today. With the help of her website, PainOutLoud.com, her dream is to deliver information that empowers and guides people with pain relief. Her goal, really, is to reach more people than she could in her practice,...

Duration: 00:33:16

Episode 31 | Bruce Langford: Using Mindfulness for Pain Relief

This week I have another really interesting, wonderful guest. His name is Bruce Langford. He works as a full time mindfulness coach, speaker and podcaster. In 2003, he became passionate about helping bullied children when he saw the negative effects of bullying in school where he taught. Bruce left the teaching profession and became a full time entrepreneur doing anti-bullying, respect and mindfulness presentations nationally and internationally. The connection between bullying and...

Duration: 00:23:31

Episode 30 | Amy Stein: Women’s Health and Pelvic Pain

My guest is Dr. Amy Stein. She is a doctor of physical therapy and a leading expert at treating pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, women’s health and men’s pelvic health. She’s the founder of Beyond Basics, a physical therapy practice in New York City. As well as the author of the book called, Heal Pelvic Pain, and the creator of the video called, Healing Pelvic and Abdominal Pain: The Ultimate Home Program For Patients And A Guide For Practitioners. Sign up for the latest episode at...

Duration: 00:30:58

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