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Vijay  Vad M.D.
Vijay Vad M.D.
Vijay Vad, M.D., is a sports-medicine specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery and a professor at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He is the author of Back Rx and Arthritis Rx. In 2007, he created the Vad Foundation, dedicated to two causes: supporting medical research into back pain and arthritis, and funding education for disadvantaged girls worldwide. He co-founded The Inflasoothe Group in 2008. Dr. Vad lives in New York City with his family.



Put a Lid on Pain When I met John , he was at his wits’ end, having all but given up hope of getting relief from what he experienced as “round the clock” pain. John... Comments
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Want to Stop the Pain? Cathy is a 47-year-old occupational therapist who had been struggling with MS and hip dysplasia, a condition in which the femur doesn’t fit properly... Comments
Sucker Punched by a Potato Chip? Most of the pain people suffer from, both in the U.S. and in other parts of the world, involves the complex system of nerves ( neuro ), muscles and... Comments


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Stop Pain
Stop Pain

In Stop Pain, Vijay Vad, M.D., teaches you the ins and outs of pain-bringing to light the links between inflammation and other factors that increase pain. Covering everything from stress relief techni

Back Rx
Back Rx

The Back Rx prescription offers a comprehensive mind/body solution for lower back pain. It empowers you to take your healing into your own hands and become your own physician!