The Docs talk about Cryotherapy and the importance of stretching. They talk with a caller about hand numbness and possible carpal tunnel. They talk with another caller about spine surgery.
Tag: spinal surgery
Spinal Surgeon Doctor Scott Blumenthal joins the show this week. The Doctors peel back the curtain on surgery, different types of hospitals, and give advice on being a good medical consumer. They also spend time discussing the business of medicine, and why fewer doctors are taking insurance.
Special assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks Mike Weinar joins the show to talk about the schedule and the upcoming season.
This week’s Sports Med 101 focuses on piriformis syndrome – what it is, its relation to Sciatica, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
The Doctors also take a number of questions on back injuries, including questions on osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, and treatment options for sciatic pain and numbness.