20 episodes

Hear the real stories of healing and recovery from individuals who have overcome neck and back pain and are able to get BACK to the people and activities they love.The views expressed in the Get Back To It podcast are solely those of the speakers. Podcast content is only intended for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.

Get Back To It National Spine Health Foundation

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Hear the real stories of healing and recovery from individuals who have overcome neck and back pain and are able to get BACK to the people and activities they love.The views expressed in the Get Back To It podcast are solely those of the speakers. Podcast content is only intended for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.

    Get Back To It Minis: Nancy's Story of Arthritis

    Get Back To It Minis: Nancy's Story of Arthritis

    National Spine Health Foundation CEO, Dr. Rita Roy,  narrates the story of Nancy K., a Spinal Champion who experienced painful arthritis of the neck. A sixty-three year old woman who had been having significant problems, off and on, for fifteen years, Nancy's symptoms stemmed from a teenage car accident. Take a stretch break and tune in to hear how Nancy experienced healing and recovery.
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    • 4 min
    Get Back To It Minis: Spinal Champion, James, and the Golden Gate Bridge

    Get Back To It Minis: Spinal Champion, James, and the Golden Gate Bridge

    Introducing 'Get Back To It' Minis! These are short stories of hope in 5-minutes or less to be enjoyed in quick breaks from the rhythms of your day. Hopefully, this gets you moving whether in the office, at home, or on-the-go!

    James McKnight had been a union electrician for 42 years at the time of his spinal injury, enjoying his work on The Golden Gate Bridge. At 60 years old he had experienced back pain and some sciatica from time to time as most construction workers do, but in mid 2015, he was trying to pull some wire out of a conduit when he felt a “pop” in his lower back. How does James find healing and recovery from his injury? Tune in to find out!
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    • 7 min
    Austin Spinal Champion Finds His Voice, With Spinal Champion Tim H.

    Austin Spinal Champion Finds His Voice, With Spinal Champion Tim H.

    National Spine Health Foundation CEO, Dr. Rita Roy, sits down with Spinal Champion, Tim Heller, to discuss his story of healing and recovery that involved a career pivot at a young age. Starting in 2010 after years of playing sports, dancing, and doing musical theater, Tim woke up one morning unable to move due to his pain. Listen on to hear about Tim's journey to diagnosis, treatment, and healing and recovery from his spinal condition.
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    • 34 min
    Navigating School with Scoliosis, With Spinal Champion, Ella T.

    Navigating School with Scoliosis, With Spinal Champion, Ella T.

    We're celebrating scoliosis warriors this Scoliosis Awareness month! National Spine Health Foundation CEO, Dr. Rita Roy, sits down with Spinal Champion Advocate, Ella T. Ella wore a scoliosis brace throughout middle school for 20 hours a day and was just cleared to stop wearing her brace (in time for the summer and starting high school!) As a young student, there were many things that Ella had to navigate on her own and she gets real about topics such as bullying and mental health. Tune in to hear Ella's hopeful and honest perspective.

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    • 16 min
    Lessons from a Spinal Champion and Mom-to-Be, with Spinal Champion Abigail B.

    Lessons from a Spinal Champion and Mom-to-Be, with Spinal Champion Abigail B.

    National Spine Health Foundation CEO, Dr. Rita Roy, sits down with Spinal Champion,  Abigail B. to discuss her journey to spinal health. At a young age, Abigail experienced painful symptoms from degenerative disc disease that led to multiple surgeries and prevented her from doing the activities she loved. She was committed to her pain free life in seeking treatment diligently and this resulted in the gift of her first pain free pregnancy. Tune in to hear Abigail's full story!
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    • 27 min
    A Teacher's Tale of Pain-Free Retirement, with Spinal Champion® Abby W.

    A Teacher's Tale of Pain-Free Retirement, with Spinal Champion® Abby W.

    CEO, Dr. Rita Roy, sits down with Spinal Champion, Abby W., to discuss her long journey to healing after a car accident. Abby, who had a 39 year career teaching kindergarten,  underwent multiple spine surgeries and treatments before finding  her current pain-free life. Abby also underwent a weight loss journey and today loves the active lifestyle she is able to live. Tune in to hear Abby W.'s real story of healing and recovery.
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    • 30 min

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