Interview on Migraines

We speak with with Dr. Paul Winner, DO, FAAN, FAAP, FAHS about migraines.  We discuss migraine pathophysiology, etiology, genetic components, information on auras, and migraine management.  Dr. Winner is a leading mind on migraines and provides great information on the topic.

Migraine Interview Podcast

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Nick Camposeo discusses Osteoporosis.  Nick discusses pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, risk factors and treatment and management of the patient.

Osteoporosis podcast

Osteopathic Medicine for Pneumonia; an article review

Audio podcast for Osteopathic Medicine for Pneumonia Article Review

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.

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Brandon Parker discusses Asthma.  This episode includes epidemiology, pathophisiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and Osteopathic approach.

Asthma Podcast

Asthma Powerpoint

Dizziness and Vertigo

Meighan O’Connor discusses the clinical presentation, management and Osteopathic approach to patients complaining of dizziness or vertigo.

Dizziness and Vertigo podcast

Dizziness and Vertigo Powerpoint Presentation

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Brandon Masi Parker discusses Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).  The CTS discussion includes definition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome podcast

Video for Provocative Maneuvers in CTS diagnosis

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Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

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.

Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery Podcast

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Knee Pain

Audio Podcast for Knee Pain

The knee is the largest joint in the human body when considering volume and surface area of articular cartilage and the size and complexity of the articulation lend to susceptibility to acute injury, chronic wear and tear and arthritis (inflammatory and septic).  It is important to recognize the various etiologies of knee pain.  This podcast aims to provide an overview of the topic of knee pain and help you develop a differential diagnosis.  We also have a section at the end specifically discussing the somatic dysfunctions of the knee.

Video for Orthopedic Exam of the Knee

Bell’s Palsy Case Study

Audio Podcast for Bell’s Palsy

Scott Sandilands OMS III discusses a pediatric case study with us on Bell’s Palsy.  We also discuss some etiologies, approach to diagnosis and treatment of both adult and pediatric Bell’s Palsy cases as well as some success that Osteopathic manipulation has had with these patients.

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Audio Podcast for Venous Thromboembolism

John Gentile OMS III discusses Venous Thromboembolism.  In this podcast the etiologies, clinical management and risks of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolisms will be discussed.  Please join in the discussion with any questions or comments.  We hope to act as a source for review and summary on these topics as well as a catalyst for further discussion on these very pervasive and dangerous pathologies.

Vascular Etiologies of Musculoskeletal Pain

Audio Podcast for Vascular Etiologies of MSK Pain

Musculoskeletal pain is a very common complaint.  Vascular etiologies consist of a wide variety of pathologies included in MSK pain ranging from the benign to the life threatening.  Some of the etiologies discussed in this podcast are vasculitides, ischemia/infarction (including carpal tunnel syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome) and coagulopathies.

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Connective Tissue Disorders

Audio Podcast for Connective Tissue Disorders

Nick Camposeo leads a discussion focusing on Collagen and Elastin and various patholgies associated with each tissue.  Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and disorders affecting the integrity of this protein can disrupt a wide variety of processes throughout numerous organ systems.

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Audio Podcast for Fibromyalgia

Randal Davis leads a discussion on Fibromyalgia.  Fibromyalgia is a common cause of chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain with unknown etiologie.  The patient presentation offers a unique set of unknowns and social uneasiness that create a difficult environment to treat in. Read the rest of this entry »

Psychological Etiologies of Musculoskeletal Pain

Audio podcast for Psychologic Entities of MSK Pain

Robert Kawa leads a discussion on the Psychological etiologies of MSK pain.  Psychology and Somatic pain blend together on a spectrum of presentations.  It is important to recognize the Psychological etiologies of MSK pain as well as the commonly seen psychological components of chronic and life-altering pain. Read the rest of this entry »

Common Musculoskeletal Referral Patterns

Audio podcast for Common MSK Referral Patterns

Tara Nowahktar leads a discussion spanning trigger points, disc herniation, impingement syndromes and other categories.  The pathology, clinical presentation and approach to the patient will be discussed. Read the rest of this entry »