We are currently in Louisville, Kentucky at the AAO Convocation. We have a few interviews planned with some brilliant leaders in the Osteopathic community and we are excited to post them shortly.
Please stay tuned and come say hi if you see us walking around in our stylish DidacticsOnline shirts.
Meighan O’Connor leads a discussion on Diabtes Mellitus, covering pathophysiology, clinical presentation and patient management.
Brandon Parker interview Dr. Sandhouse DO on prolotherapy (proliferative injection therapy, regenerative injection therapy, sclerotherapy). We discuss indications, contraindications, mechanism and evidence. We compare Prolo to PRP and trigger points. There is a bonus section on Orthokine, the treatment used by Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez.
In the interview we discuss a case where prolotherapy is used on a young male with an ACL tear. Below are the MRI images from before and after a prolotherapy regimen.
Brandon Parker interviews Dr. Peter Sprague PT, DPT, OCS, MTC. Dr. Sprague is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and shares his wealth of knowledge on the physiology of manipulation with us. We discuss goals of manipulation, evidence for specific manipulative modalities, what exactly is that HVLA “pop,” the anatomy and physiology of the spinal and abdominal musculature in low back pain population, and neural plasticity including long-term potentiation (LTP) and long-term depression (LTD).
Nick Camposeo discusses Osteoporosis. Nick discusses pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, risk factors and treatment and management of the patient.
Tara Nowakhtar reviews the article by Donald Noll et al, Efficacy of osteopathic manipulation as an adjunctive treatment for hospitalized patients with pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial published in Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care in 2010.
In this episode we discuss applying Osteopathic practices and principles to surgery with Dr. Boesler DO. We discuss the usefulness of applying osteopathic practices and principles in a surgical setting. We offer anecdotal accounts and information from clinical research to support the effectiveness of applying and understanding Osteopathy’s effect in the surgical field.