Dr. Berjano, MD PhD and Clinical Professor, is an orthopedic spine surgeon and Director at the Ortho-Spine clinic. The orthopedic center, located in Milan, Italy specializes in back pain treatment. The center provides treatment with surgery as well as non-surgical treatments including DAVID device-based Spine exercise therapy and manual therapy.
In the podcast, Dr. Berjano discusses the benefits of Spine exercise therapy for back pain treatment. His patients are motivated to do the exercise therapy program and many are able to avoid surgery as a result. Dr. Berjano, a Clinical Professor at the University of Tulln and the University of Milan, also discusses his research on back pain. Check out the podcast episode link below!
0:00 – 2:25 : Dr. Berjano’s education and history in the medical field
2:25 – 3:35 : Why Dr. Berjano chose to pursue device-based rehabilitation
3:44 – 4:20 : Patient motivation for exercise therapy vs. surgery
4:25 – 5:06 : How does Dr. Berjano convince patients about the benefits of exercise therapy
5:10 – 7:00 : Inside look in Dr. Berjano’s back pain research study
7:00 – 9:30 : Benefits of long-term rehabilitation & importance of mobility and strength testing
9:30 – 11:00 : Different models for out-of-pocket patients
11:15 – 13:50 : Need for more active rehabilitation in Italy
14:00 – 16:30 : Dr. Berjano’s holistic approach to rehabilitation treatment with David Basic & David Plus
16:40 – 17:40 : Future outlook for musculoskeletal rehabilitation healthcare in Italy