Author:

Kamshad Raiszadeh, M.D.


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Mindset

Address your anxiety

By on January 15th, 2017
Patients in chronic pain often experience significant anxiety which affects their ability to recover. David Hanscom, a spine surgeon and author of Back in Control: A Spine Surgeon's Roadmap out of Chronic Pain, describes some of the main steps needed to address your anxiety.


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Spine Strengthening

Importance of measurement

By on December 24th, 2016

How do you manage your diabetes or heart disease? You are likely measuring your blood sugar, cholesterol, or blood pressure.

How about your back pain? It is just as important…


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Posture

Activate the Gluteals

By on December 10th, 2016

The failure of many chronic back patients to improve is due to faulty squatting, for example during rising off of the toilet, in or out of a car, or…


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Mindset

Forging Meaning in Your Pain

By on December 4th, 2016

I have had the opportunity to get to know thousands of patients with chronic back or neck pain. I have been struck by their amazing stories, and have learned…


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Nutrition

Obesity affects the spinal alignment

By on November 15th, 2016

Fueling Your Better Tomorrow

Food to man is one of two things: a solid foundation for strong, healthy bones, muscles and other organs OR one of the slowest, most deadly…