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Dr. Mark Brown, Dr. Phillip A Cheras, and Dr. Eugene Lipov to be Interviewed on the Holistic Health Show on Saturday

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

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On Saturday, Dr Carl O Helvie will interview Dr Mark Brown (top left), Dr Phillip Cheras (top right), and Dr Eugene Lipov (lower left).

Dr Brown, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has over 40 years experience caring for patients with back and neck pain and his PhD thesis and all of his research devoted to the cause, prevention, and cure of spinal disorders. He is a founding member of the International Society for the Study of Lumbar Spine and is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Orthopaedic Association, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, the Cervical Spine Research Society, Medical Advisory Board of PinnacleCare, and the North America Spine Society. He serves as a Consultant Reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery , is on the Board of Associate Editors of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, is on the Associate Editorial Board of Spine, and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques.
He is the author of Conquer Back and Neck Pain: Walk it Off that was a finalist in the National Best Book Awards in the health, exercise and fitness category and also received the 2008 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award for first place in the “consumer health” category.

Dr Phillip Cheras received his PhD from the University of Queensland in Australia in 1993 and has been an Adjunct Associate Professor with NatMed Research at Southern Cross University in Australia since 2007. He has received international attention for his doctoral research which lead him to propose a new paradigm for the causation of osteoarthritis. He has published his “Vascular Concept of Osteoarthritis Causation” and presented it at numerous international conferences and symposia. In 2001 he was a core member of the team that established the Australian Centre for Complementary Medical Education and Research (ACCMER), a joint venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, and became the foundation Deputy Director.
Dr Cheras has been the Principal or Co-investigator of clinical trials in complementary medicine valued in excess of $5 million. He has fostered links between the complementary medicine industry, academia, government, and entrepreneurial investors.

Dr Cheras reviews for a wide range of journals and organizations including the Cancer Council of Australia. In 2007, he was appointed as Interim Executive Officer for the newly created national Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) with the University of Western Sydney. He is a consultant to the Complementary and Alternative Industry and has co-authored both national and international reviews.

Dr Eugene Lipov, M.D. is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. He graduated from Northwestern Medical School in 1984 and attended Rush St Luke’s Medical Center to pursue advanced training in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. He has been on the academic faculty at Rush St Luke’s for more than 5 years.

Dr Lipov is currently the Director of Research, Northwest Community Hospital, and Medical Director, Advanced Pain Center. He has conducted numerous media interviews about his innovative treatment of hot flashes and pain management. He was an instructor for ISIS (International Spine Injection Society) and is a member of ISIS and NASS (North America Spine Society).

Holistic Health Show Opens Series on Chronic Back Pain

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

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Dr Carl O Helvie interviewed two back pain experts and two CEO’s of companies providing natural products for back pain and arthritis pain. These are pictured from left to right: Dr Andrew Fleschner, Dr Andrew Block, Mr Daniel Chapman, and Mr Tamer Elsafy.

Dr Andrew Fleschner is a board certified physician who is in private practice in Bala Cynwdy, Pennsylvania and has a consultancy in Miami, Florida. He is author of Back Together: Hands-On Healing for Couples Other aspects of his background were discussed earlier on this site and can be found at Http://stretchzone.com/Fleschner.htm

Dr Andrew Block is on the staff of the Texas Back Institute and has multiple national and international presentations on the spine and spine surgery. He has also contributed chapters to many of the major books on spine surgery, chronic pain, and other back problems and has authored or co-authored 5 books. The latest of these is The Psychology of Spine Surgery More information is available on an earlier blog here or at: Http:www.texasback.com

Mr Daniel Chapman is the Founder and CEO of Redd Remedies, a leading natural health supplements provider and advocate ffor a holistic health approach to wellness. His company dates back to 1961 when his family opened their first Sunrise Health Food Store in Reseland, Illinois. More information on Daniel and his company was presented earlier and can be found at: www.reddremedies.com

Mr Tamer Elsafy is President and CEO of Flexicon International a producer and supplier of natural products for joint pain and arthritis that incorporate CM8. his products have been formulated under the direction of physicians and nutritionists. More information was presented earlier and can be found at www.flexicon.com

The interviews follow. I hope you enjoy and learn from them.