How to Avoid Spine(and Other) Surgery with Dr. Drew Timmermans, N.D., RMSK

How to Avoid Spine(and Other) Surgery with Dr. Drew Timmermans, N.D., RMSK

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In this episode of the Boss Body Podcast, Dr. Tim Jackson interviews Dr. Drew Timmermans, a specialist in regenerative medicine. They explore the complexities of musculoskeletal pain, emphasizing that the location of pain doesn’t always indicate the source. Dr. Timmermans shares his personal journey with back pain and how it led him to regenerative treatments like PRP injections, which ultimately resolved his chronic discomfort. They delve into his residency in regenerative medicine and discuss the importance of understanding the kinetic chain and soft tissue imbalances in treating musculoskeletal issues. The conversation also touches on the challenges and potential of regenerative medicine in sports injuries and the importance of comprehensive treatment approaches.


Episode highlights:

  • Distinction between imaging diagnosis and pain-generating diagnosis
  • Role of soft tissue imbalances, trigger points, and kinetic chain in musculoskeletal dysfunction
  • Dr. Tim Jackson’s personal experience with chronic low back pain and regenerative medicine treatments
  • Dr. Drew Timmermans’ residency in regenerative medicine and its impact on his career
  • Challenges in treating athletes with regenerative therapies and the need for more research
  • Role of regenerative injections in treating hamstring strains
  • Future of regenerative medicine and its potential impact on healthcare
  • Importance of post-operative care and nutritional supplements in facilitating healing
  • Use of pro resolving mediators to turn off the inflammatory response post-procedure
  • Growing demand for regenerative medicine treatments and ways to connect with Dr. Timmermans for consultations


Connect with guest:


Dr. Drew Timmermans is a naturopathic doctor based in Gilbert, AZ. He specializes in non-surgical treatments for chronic musculoskeletal and nerve pain, predominantly through regenerative injection therapy. As the co-founder of Regenerative Performance, Dr. Timmermans employs a range of advanced techniques, including Perineural Injection Therapy, Nerve Hydrodissection, Dextrose Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma, Scar Therapy, Microfragmented Adipose Injections, Bone Marrow Concentrate Injections, Stellate Ganglion Blocks, and Peptide Therapy.


Dr. Timmermans earned his naturopathic medical degree from the Sonoran University of Health Sciences and completed a residency in regenerative medicine and integrative pain management at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine. His holistic and systemic approach treats the entire person, focusing on stimulating the body’s innate healing capabilities.


Committed to providing personalized care, Dr. Timmermans’ philosophy is to offer individualized regenerative injection treatments, tailoring each approach to the specific pain issues of his patients. 



Episode Transcript

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All the best,

Dr. Tim Jackson

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