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My Aching Back

My Aching Back

By North American Spine Society
My Aching Back is the place to find out the how, why and what’s next when it comes to your spine. Developed by North American Spine Society committees for patients, these podcasts focus on the diagnoses that cause back pain and treatments to help get you back on track.
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How to Quantify Your Balance
Featuring: Ram Haddas, PhD, and Jakub Sikora-Klak, MD, both of the Texas Back Institute.  This episode you will hear tips on how to quantify proper balance. Haddas, Ram: Grants: Alphatec Inc. (E, Outside 12-Month Requirement, Paid directly to institution/employer), Aspen Medical Products,  (F, Paid directly to institution/employer), Medtronic (F, Paid directly to institution/employer), SI-Bone (F, Paid directly to institution/employer), The Cervical Spine Research Society  (C, Outside 12-Month Requirement, Paid directly to institution/employer). Sikora-Klak, Jakub : Nothing to Disclose  
16:03
March 22, 2021
Housework
Featuring: Ram Haddas, PhD of the Texas Back Institute Dr. Ram Haddas is back with another episode. This time, he has tips to help you keep your space tidy without hurting your back! Disclosure: Haddas, Ram: Grants: Aspen Medical Products Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  Medtronic Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  SI-Bone Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  The Cervical Spine Research Society  (C, Paid directly to institution/employer).
27:39
January 8, 2021
Pilates for Spine Health
Featuring: Ram Haddas, PhD of the Texas Back Institute Dr. Ram Haddas returns this episode to help you understand how Pilates can be beneficial for spine health and how you can safely try this form of exercise. Disclosure: Haddas, Ram: Grants: Aspen Medical Products Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  Medtronic Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  SI-Bone Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  The Cervical Spine Research Society  (C, Paid directly to institution/employer).
38:54
December 17, 2020
Engaging Core Muscles for Spine Health
Featuring: Ram Haddas, PhD of the Texas Back Institute Did you know your core muscles are a key component in spine health? Dr. Ram Haddas provides the mechanics of your core muscle region and tells you how you can engage these muscles to prevent injuries and reduce back pain. Disclosure: Haddas, Ram: Grants: Aspen Medical Products Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  Medtronic Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  SI-Bone Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  The Cervical Spine Research Society  (C, Paid directly to institution/employer).
30:09
June 11, 2020
Text Neck: How Inappropriate Use of Your Phone is Bad for Your Neck
Featuring: Ram Haddas, PhD of the Texas Back Institute Dr. Ram Haddas of the Texas Back Institute explains why your phone addiction can cause neck problems and offers tips to prevent them.  Disclosure: Haddas, Ram: Grants: Aspen Medical Products Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  Medtronic Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  SI-Bone Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  The Cervical Spine Research Society  (C, Paid directly to institution/employer).
30:30
May 21, 2020
Sitting is the New Smoking
Featuring: Ram Haddas, PhD of the Texas Back Institute Dr. Ram Haddas of the Texas Back Institute warns of the dangers of prolonged sitting and gives you tips on how to protect your back. Disclosure: Haddas, Ram: Grants: Aspen Medical Products Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  Medtronic Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  SI-Bone Inc. (D, Paid directly to institution/employer),  The Cervical Spine Research Society  (C, Paid directly to institution/employer).
30:04
April 23, 2020
How to Manage Acute Pain
Faisel Zaman, MD, Chair of the Patient Education Committee, discusses acute back pain. Disclosure: Zaman, Faisel M.: Nothing to Disclose Key: A: $100-$1,000; B: $1001-$10,000; C: $10,001-$25,000; D: $25,001-$50,000; E: $50,001-$100,000; F: $100,001- $500,000; G: $500,001-$1M; H: $1,000,001- $2.5M; I: $2.5M+
11:24
February 27, 2020
Degenerative Disc Disease
Faisel Zaman, MD, Chair of the Patient Education Committee, discusses causes and treatments for degenerative disc disease. Disclosure: Zaman, Faisel M.: Nothing to Disclose Key: A: $100-$1,000; B: $1001-$10,000; C: $10,001-$25,000; D: $25,001-$50,000; E: $50,001-$100,000; F: $100,001- $500,000; G: $500,001-$1M; H: $1,000,001- $2.5M; I: $2.5M+
13:34
February 20, 2020
Muscle Spasms
NASS Patient Education Committee Chair, Dr. Zaman, talks about muscle spasms. Why do they happen? How can they be treated? Disclosure: Zaman, Faisel M.: Nothing to Disclose Key: A: $100-$1,000; B: $1001-$10,000; C: $10,001-$25,000; D: $25,001-$50,000; E: $50,001-$100,000; F: $100,001- $500,000; G: $500,001-$1M; H: $1,000,001- $2.5M; I: $2.5M+
06:58
February 13, 2020