In the News

Dr. Armstromg is regularly featured in online articles and print media.

Some Ventura County residents have not forgotten Haiti

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Feb 2, 2012, under In the News

A pregnant 12-year-old girl. Men sobbing as they beg for a job so they can feed their children. A half-million homeless people still living in tent camps. “Every time I have a meeting at a tent camp, there are at least 30 or 40 people begging me to take their kids,” said Vance Simms, 50, [...]

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Bakersfield Doctor has Haiti on His Mind

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Sep 1, 2011, under In the News

Bakersfield neurosurgeon Dr. Ian Armstrong thought he had seen it all in a career that included a decade working in one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. Then he went to Haiti.

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The Hands That Are Helping Haiti, Part 2

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Aug 31, 2011, under In the News

Last issue, we covered Dr. Ian Armstrong’s and Transformational Development Agency’s return to the Haitian people, whose lives had been forever changed from January’s earthquake. What they found was a different situation.

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The Hands That Are Helping Haiti, Part 1

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Aug 31, 2011, under In the News

Dr. Ian Armstrong Returned to Haiti This Month with Transformational Development Agency on a Reconnaissance, Logistics and Information-Gathering Trip In the March issue of the magazine, we covered our Medical Editor’s immediate response to go into Haiti with Transformational Development Agency, shortly after the devastating earthquake that killed well over 220,000 people in January. During [...]

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The Hands That Helped Haiti

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Aug 31, 2011, under In the News

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the Haitian coast and decimated the Caribbean island of Haiti.

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Myths of Back Pain with Dr. Ian Armstrong

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Jul 26, 2011, under In the News

Online Podcast: eHealth Radio April 25, 2011 @ 7:11 pm Listen on Viamedic.com

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Doctor Prepares Youth for Medical Careers

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Jun 2, 2011, under In the News

Experts are predicting a tremendous shortage of doctors and surgeons in the coming years thanks to a shrinking pool of medical school graduates and an increase in demand caused by aging baby boomers and health care reform.

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8 Points for Spine Surgeons Treating Professional Athletes

Posted by Dr. Armstrong on Apr 29, 2011, under In the News

Approximately 5 to 10 percent of the professional athletes with medical issues report injuries to their lumbar spine from a specific event or repetitive trauma. Spine surgeons and specialists who are seeing these patients must consider their status as professional athletes when recommending treatment.

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