Back Talk Doc Podcasts

Listen, Learn & Live Without Back Pain

​Here on the Back Talk Doc podcast, physiatrist and podcast host Dr. Sanjiv Lakhia offers answers to some of the most common questions about back pain and spine health. Brought to you by Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, where providing personalized, highly-skilled, and compassionate spine care has been our specialty for over 75 years. And now, it’s time to understand the cause of back pain and learn about options to get you back on track!
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Episode 75 - From Host to Guest: Dr. Sanjiv Lakhia Discusses Back Care on "Interview the Expert" at The SpineXchange

Episode 74 - We Feel Your Back Pain with Dr. Joe Cheatle

Episode 73 - Empathy and Compassion: The Journey from Spine Patient to Provider with Physician Assistant Lindsay Howard

Episode 72 - Cutting Edge Artificial Disc and Facet Replacement Surgical Techniques with Dr. Vince Rossi

Episode 71 - An integrative approach to low back pain with Dr. Elizabeth Yurth

Episode 70 - Food Elimination and Pain with Heather Wolcott

Episode 69 - Evaluating Supplement Quality with Dr. Tod Cooperman

Episode 68 - Back Pain and the Sacroiliac Joint with Tanner Holden, PT

Episode 67 - Rethinking Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Disc Disease

Episode 66 - Bone and Spine Health With Dr. Stephanie Plummer

Episode 65 - Battlefield Acupuncture for Pain with John Howard

Episode 64 - Pain, Function & Parkinson's with Sam Schroeder, PT

Episode 63 - A Guided Meditation for Pain: Breathe and Body Scan

Episode 62 - Back Surgery Revisions with Patrick Jowdy, MD

Episode 61 - Heal Your Disc, End your pain with Dr. Greg Lutz

Episode 60 - Conquer Pain with Virtual Reality with Gerry Stanley, MD

Episode 59 - Hip vs. Back pain with Dr. Puneet Aggarwal

Episode 58 - Grief Connects Us with Jodi Stern MD

Episode 57 - 2022 Gift List for Back Pain

Episode 56 - Back Pain Relief with Spinal Cord Stimulation with Dr. Dave Eichman

Episode 55 - A Guided Meditation for Pain: Creating a Safe Place

Episode 54 - Reduce Your Back Pain Frequency with Dr. Carol McMakin

Episode 53 - Neuropathy and Its Many Facets with Dr. Ki Jung

Episode 52 - Botanicals and Back Pain with John Slattery

Episode 51 - The Vagus-Trigeminal-Pain Connection with Sharik Peck, PT

Episode 50 - Back to the Basics: Reducing Back Pain Through Healthy Eating

Episode 49 - Releasing Pain and Trauma with David Berceli, PhD

Episode 47 - Back (Pain)…to the Future. Spine Biologics with Dr. Peter Bailey

Episode 48 - Back Pain Relief with Foundation Training

Episode 46 - Fact vs Fiction: Back Rehab with Dr. Stuart McGill

Episode 45 - Back Pain Relief Through Posture and Movement, With Esther Gokhale

Episode 44 - The Brain-Pain Connection with Dr. David Schechter

Episode 43 - Power of Compounding

Episode 42 - All About Radiofrequency Ablation for Spinal Arthritis With Dr. Stephanie Plummer

Episode 41 - A Breakthrough Treatment for Low Back Pain

Episode 40 - These Simple Exercises Will Keep Your Back Healthy

Episode 39 - Fact or Fiction: The Truth About Lumbar Spinal Injections

Episode 38 - CBD: Beyond The Hype

Episode 37 - A Neurological Approach to Treating Pain

Episode 36 - The Art and Science of Trigger Point Treatments

Episode 35 - Should You Be Concerned About Seeing a Physician Assistant for Spine Care?

Episode 34 - How Back Pain Can Affect Your Relationship (and What to Do About It)

Episode 33 - In’s and Out’s of Spinal Fusions with Dr. Hunter Dyer

Episode 32 - Reduce Back Pain and Improve Posture with Active Sitting

Episode 31 - Uncovering Pediatric Spinal Deformities with Dr. Michael Bohl

Episode 30 - Diagnosing and Treating Upper Back/Thoracic Pain with Dr. Scott Otis

Episode 29 - A Pain in the Neck (and Back!): How Technology, Stress, and Genetics are Leading to Aches and Pains With Dr. Sameer Vemuri

Episode 28 - Electrical Stimulation Devices for Back Pain

Episode 27 - Top 10 Gifts for a Healthy Spine

Episode 26 - Mobile Solutions That Drive Evidence-Based Medicine

Episode 25 - Regenerative Spine & Orthopedic Medicine with Dr. John Lesher

Episode 24 - Using an Inversion Table for Back Pain: Is It Safe?

Episode 23 - Golf Rehabilitation and Fitness with Graham Claytor, PT

Episode 22 - Health Care and Spirituality, with Dr. John Welshofer

Episode 21 - Physical Therapy and Health Tips for Patients with Back Pains, with Eleanor McMillan, PT

Episode 20 - Innovations in Spine Surgery with Dr. Christopher Holland

Episode 19 - Introduction to Spinal Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery with Dr. Dom Coric

Episode 18 - What’s the Point? Acupuncture vs Dry Needling

Episode 17 - All About Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Episode 16 - Picture This: Understanding Spinal Imaging

Episode 15 - Food is Medicine: The Benefits of Olive Oil

Episode 14 - Top 5 Non-Disc Causes of Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Episode 13 - Adult Spinal Deformity with Dr. Matt McGirt

Episode 12 - The Recommended Diet to Reduce Inflammation

Episode 11 - Top 8 Apps to Help With Pain

Episode 10 - Understanding the Science of Practice in Neurosurgery & Medicine

Episode 9 - Worth a Shot? Spinal Injections with Dr. Andrew Sumich

Episode 8 - ​Back on Track: Exercise recovery with Josh Kollman, DC and Bridgette Kelly, PT

Episode 7 - ​Sports and Spine with Jake Beamon, PTA

Episode 6 - ​Treating Nerve Injuries with Dr. Alan Tillotson

Episode 5 - ​Cutting Edge Surgery With Dr. Mark Smith

Episode 4: Back Injuries At Work

Episode 3: The Narrowed path, Understanding Spinal Stenosis with Joe Cheatle, MD

Episode 2: Glute Power With Ryan Klomparens, PT

Episode 1: Top 10 Back Pain Myths