Injured Your Spine? Help is Here

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Have you injured your spine while working out or during sports? Learn how to protect your back, whether at work or play.
Air Date: 1/7/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Michael A. Gleiber, MD
Dr Michael Gleiber HeadshotMichael A. Gleiber, M.D. is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained orthopedic spine surgeon and the Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Sciences at The Charles E. Schmidt Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine for Spine Surgery. Dr. Gleiber focuses his practice exclusively to injuries and diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He treats all spinal disorders including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, myelopathy, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, spinal trauma, and tumors and infections of the spine.

He earned his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Gleiber was the recipient of several awards including the Julius Nevaiser Award for the most promising future as an orthopedic surgeon, the Alec Horwitz Scholar Award for the most honors grades during the first year of medical school and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors.

Dr. Gleiber was selected to serve as Administrative Chief Resident in his final year at Columbia University. After residency, he attended The Kenton D. Leatherman Spine Surgery Fellowship where he received neurosurgical and orthopedic training in all areas of the spine. While in fellowship, a significant portion of his time was devoted to treating spinal trauma and spinal cord injuries.
Injured Your Spine? Help is Here
Have you finished a workout and all of a sudden your back feels a little "off"?

Or, have you tweaked your back playing weekend sports?

There are many ways to injure your back and it is one of  the most common reasons that people miss a day or two of work.

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Michael A. Gleiber, MD joins Melanie Cole, MS to give you the scoop to a better back. Learn what to do if you injure your back and how to keep from getting injured both at work and at play.