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10th Nov 2020

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.

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SOAR SESSIONS
The Intersection of Medicine and Entertainment
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.