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Dr. Robert Watkins IV is the top spine surgeon for professional athletes in the world. Having helped all-star athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and PGA get back in the game, he discusses everything from daily pain a lot of people have, to serious injuries from accidents and sports. The show focuses on these common issues and provides simple ways to fix them. If you’ve ever had back pain, you know how much it affects everything in your life. The Back Doctor Podcast is a must-listen if you want to improve your back and neck pain levels.
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Back Doctor Dr. Robert Watkins

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    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

Dr. Robert Watkins IV is the top spine surgeon for professional athletes in the world. Having helped all-star athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and PGA get back in the game, he discusses everything from daily pain a lot of people have, to serious injuries from accidents and sports. The show focuses on these common issues and provides simple ways to fix them. If you’ve ever had back pain, you know how much it affects everything in your life. The Back Doctor Podcast is a must-listen if you want to improve your back and neck pain levels.
Visit WatkinsSpine.com or Call 310.448.7844

    Lessons Learned from 2020

    Lessons Learned from 2020

    Robert Watkins, IV, MD, discusses lessons learned from 2020: COVID, homeless, racial justice, evolution, relationships.

    • 16 min
    Reggie Scott, LA Rams Head Athletic Trainer, Interview

    Reggie Scott, LA Rams Head Athletic Trainer, Interview

    Reggie Scott, LA Rams Head Athletic Trainer, and Robert Watkins, IV, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon, discuss Neck Injuries in Athletes. Acute trauma, on-the-field assessment, decision-making, return to play, rehabilitation, prevention, and surgery.

    • 50 min
    Tommy Lasorda Tribute

    Tommy Lasorda Tribute

    Robert Watkins, III and IV, MD, remember Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda: funny stories and the meaning that Tommy had in their lives.

    • 6 min
    COVID Vaccine #2: My Experience

    COVID Vaccine #2: My Experience

    Robert G. Watkins, IV, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon and Chief of Staff Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, discusses hs experience with second COVID vaccine and an update on COVID in Los Angeles.

    • 12 min
    Memories of Dr. Larry Dorr

    Memories of Dr. Larry Dorr

    Robert Watkins, IV, MD remembers his professor, mentor, and friend, Lawrence D. Dorr, MD - who was an innovator, author, workhorse, teacher, and humanitarian.

    • 9 min
    My Vaccine Experience

    My Vaccine Experience

    Robert Watkins, IV, MD, Chief of Staff Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, orthopedic spine surgeon, and creator of the Back Doctor app, discusses his experience with the COVID vaccine: how was the vaccine shot, after-effects, general information, and ways to help our community.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

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Neck and Back Pain

I just finished Dr. Watkins episode about chronic Neck and Back pain and have found it to be extremely valuable piece of info. Dr. Watkins preformed cervical surgery on me he’s really a great surgeon. His approach to your recovery is multifaceted and he tries hard to get you feeling normal again.

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