Dr. Casey Johnston of Mesa, Arizona shares a challenging story of patient who injured his back exercising with a kettlebell.
Dr. Casey M. Johnston is the owner and Clinical Director for Desert Springs Chiropractic. He has been in full time private practice since 2001. He is an alumnus of Oklahoma State University and Texas Chiropractic College. Prior to his work at DSCC, he worked as the Lead Chiropractor for multi clinic medical organization in Houston, Texas. During his tenure he trained and established chiropractic and rehabilitation protocols for the Chiropractic, Physical Medicine and Physical Therapy Departments for the various clinics.
Dr. J, as he is often called, has significant experience with over 16 years working with injuries to the spinal discs (herniations, bulges, degenerative discs, sciatica, etc.). After injuring his own L5/S1 disc, he developed protocols to help others recover based on his personal experience and success. He often employs Cox Flexion/Distraction, decompression and the McKenzie method for disc conditions. Often we work in combination with primary care physicians, pain management doctors and/or surgeons to achieve the best results for our patients.