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Byron Nelson

As the Masters golf tournament approaches each year my thoughts turn to Byron Nelson. As a ‘marginally’ famous back pain and sports medicine doctor, I often get to care for patients who are actually famous. I have pictures and mementos from these patients, but I only have one that hangs

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Empower Yourself to an Accurate Diagnosis

Most back doctors are lousy diagnosticians. The vast majority of my patients who have seen multiple back specialists tell me that I am the only doctor who has ever actually examined their back. The problem arises from an over-reliance on the MRI as a diagnostic tool. Few pain doctors are

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Tiger Woods: The Face of Modern Back Pain

Professional golfer and chronic back pain sufferer Tiger Woods appears to be doing worse, much worse. Golf journalist Robert Lusetich, formerly of Fox Sports, reported this week that Tiger Woods’ condition has worsened since a pair of back surgeries in Fall 2015. Lusetich, author of “Unplayable: An Inside Account of Tiger’s Most

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Back Pain Treatment: No Effect Without Cause

Bubonic plague, or Black Death, is one of the great scourges of human history. In the 14th century it was responsible for the deaths of 25% — 60% of the European population alone. Today, while Bubonic plague has not been eliminated entirely, its effect on humans has been vastly downgraded from a

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Sports Medicine and Back Pain Expert Dr. Sean Wheeler Discusses His New Book UPRISE

Oliver Finlay is an accomplished sports performance professional, a highly educated and chartered physiotherapist with over 16 years in top-tier national and international sport, supporting elite players and coaches in achieving the highest levels of athletic success. Based in Edinburgh, Finlay has worked with Olympic Medal winners and world champions, in addition to championship

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The Moment That Changed the Career of Sports Medicine Expert Dr. Sean Wheeler

Sports medicine and back pain expert Dr. Sean Wheeler has long been obsessed with pain. How pain, and its absence, affects behavior, competitiveness, and quality of life. Drawing upon more than a decade of specialized training, patient treatment and medical experience, Dr. Wheeler came to a breakthrough realization of how to effectively treat patients with chronic

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