Author:

Kamshad Raiszadeh, M.D.


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Spine conditions

Tips for good disc health

By on January 5th, 2018

Here are some tips for improved disc health during physical activity:
1. It’s vitally important to warm up prior to doing a strenuous activity. Pre-loading the disc at a lower…


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Spine conditions

Why discs need to be primed

By on December 27th, 2017

Except for a small outer portion, discs do not have a direct blood supply. This is in contrast to joints like the knee, for example, which have direct blood…


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Mindset Spine Strengthening

Celebrate your suffering…and don’t waste it!

By on December 3rd, 2017

This morning I was enjoying my post-spin class high and sipping my protein drink. Only a few minutes ago, I was struggling to keep up my cadence at high…


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Mindset

How mental predictions shape our perceptions

By on November 26th, 2017

I recently listened to a very interested TED talk given by neuroscientist, Anil Seth, that contains very salient points for chronic spine pain sufferers. Bear with me at first…


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Spine Strengthening

Exercise as a Wonder Drug

By on March 20th, 2017

Of all the things I prescribe to patients, few provide as much benefit as physical activity.

I saw an article which listed just some of the proof:
1- 32 trials show…