On SOAR Sessions Dr. Trish and PA Jeff discuss trending medical topics, conduct interviews with highly respected specialists in multiple fields of study, as well as profiles of interesting patients that we have been honored to treat
Trish Hurford is a Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician based in St. Louis Missouri. She specializes in the treatment of Musculoskeletal injuries and disfunction, with an interest in non-operative treatments of Neck and Back injuries and pathology.
Jeff Todd, is a Certified Physicians Assistant also based in St. Louis Missouri. Jeff has over 11 years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the Division 1 collegiate level, as well as over 10 years of clinical experience in the field of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine as a Physicians Assistant.
Together in the office and now on the Podcast, they work together to help educate, and entertain with hopes of helping people live a happier, healthier life.
Medical Minute: Inflammation, what it is and how to treat it.
SOAR SESSIONS MEDICAL MINUTE: Dr. Trish and Jeff breakdown Inflammation. What is it exactly, What does it do, and What can we do to treat it.
A Sit down with Dr. George Paletta: Orthopedic Surgeon & Head Team Physician of the St. Louis Cardinals
Dr. George Paletta is a well known and well respected Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in the evaluation, surgical, and non-surgical treatment of sports and orthopedic injuries. In this episode Dr. Paletta sits down with Dr. Trish and Jeff to discuss a wide range of topics covering including the intricacies of caring for professional athletes, Youth Sports overtraining, and what patients should know about choosing the right surgeon.
Dr. Paletta can be reached for an appointment at 314.392.5045 or www.toc-stl.com
Last Stand for your Last Nerve: Evaluation and Treatment of Nerve Entrapments that are common and commonly misdiagnosed with Dr. Robert Hagan MD.
Dr. Robert Hagan MD, joins the show to talk about peripheral nerve entrapments, a common and commonly missed diagnosed cause of significant pain and dysfunction. From chronic Headaches, to chronic arm and leg pain, nerve entrapments can occur almost anywhere in the body and often be misdiagnosed as other conditions. Dr. Hagan beaks down nerve entrapments, and discusses a couple of common examples and the ground breaking treatments that are giving patients their lives back.
Dr. Robert R. Hagan received his MD from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He received his general surgery training at The Lahey Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts and his plastic surgery training at The Lahey Clinic and Harvard Medical School hospitals. He continued his education as a fellow at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts specializing in hand and microsurgery. Upon returning to the Midwest he completed a craniofacial fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
Currently, Dr. Hagan maintains a private practice at Neuropax Clinic in St. Louis, MO. He has special interests in peripheral nerve surgery and hand/extremity surgery. His diverse training in plastics, hand, peripheral nerve, craniofacial, reconstructive and microsurgery has served him well to understand the many challenges of today's pain and peripheral nerve disorders.
Peripheral nerve itself includes diabetic neuropathy, compression neuropathies (carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, tarsal tunnel, etc.), nerve trauma, chronic joint pain, chronic groin pain, chronic migraines, and RSD/causalgia.
Dr. Hagan is committed to the research and further development of peripheral nerve surgery. Neuropax Clinic provides a multi-center platform for clinical research and advancement of surgical techniques. Dr. Hagan has many ongoing studies focused on improving the diagnosis of and treatment of peripheral nerve and pain disorders.
Dr. Hagan and Neuropax Clinic together provide fellowship training in peripheral nerve surgery to teach other surgeons their advanced diagnostic and surgical techniques. He is also a clinical instructor for the Saint Louis University, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Robert Hagan's professional hospital appointments include Missouri Baptist Hospital and Barnes Jewish-West Country Hospital; all located in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons(ASPS), the American Association for Hand Surgery(AAHS), American Society For Peripheral Nerve(ASPN), the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery(ASRM), the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons(AENS), the American Headache Society(AHS), and the American Diabetes Society(ADS)
For more information on Dr. Hagan and the treatments that he provides, visit: www.Neuropaxclinic.com. or call 314-434-7784.
Dr. Zoom will see you now: Telemedicine, History and Future with Mr. Pat Venditti
During the current COVID-19 Pandemic, Telemedicine has become a necessity for the medical system, and today on SOAR SESSIONS Dr. Trish and Jeff chat with Mr. Pat Venditti about the history, future, benefits and limitations of Telemedicine.
Mr. Patrick Venditti has more than 30 years of experience working with Fortune 1000 companies to reduce their workers’ compensation exposures and costs. He formerly served as Executive Director of BJC HealthCare’s Corporate Health Services Division, where he oversaw occupational medicine clinics, BJC’s self-insured, the self-administered workers’ compensation program for 33,000+ employees and volunteers, and numerous other areas that targeted occupational healthcare services, wellness programs and case management to area employers.
Dingers & Bell Ringers: Evaluation and Treatment of Concussions with Dr. Brandon Larkin MD, and Kinsey Shouse DPT
Dr. Brandon Larkin, MD and Kinsey Shouse, DPT sit down with Dr. Trish and Jeff and discuss the hot topic of Concussions.
Dr. Larkin is board certified in Primary Care Sports Medicine. He serves as the Independent Concussion Specialist for the St. Louis Cardinals, and he is the head team physician for multiple high schools in the Fort Zumwalt and Wentzville school districts. He manages concussion testing programs in school districts throughout St. Charles, Lincoln, and Warren counties.
Dr. Kinsey Shouse, DPT is a Physical Therapist with CORA Physical Therapy who specializes in the treatment of Vestibular Dysfunction and Concussion Management.
Not your Grandmas PT: Exciting new treatments in Physical Therapy w/ Alison McCarthy, MPT
On this episode we are joined by Alison McCarthy MPT, Physical Therapist with CORA Physical Therapy. Alison has over a decade of experience as a Physical Therapist, and she discusses exciting and effective new treatment options for patients.
For More Information on Alison or to make an appointment: Visit: https://www.coraphysicaltherapy.com/location/st-louis-missouri/ (CORA PT Brentwood ) or call 314.274.6314