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19 10, 2016

The World vs Back Pain: A Discussion

By |October 19th, 2016|Back Pain, Neck Pain|

The headline “How back pain took over the world” caught my attention as I was glancing over back related news. In the October issue of […]

6 10, 2016

Dr. Paul Saiz to Present in Boston, MA

By |October 6th, 2016|Featured Talks|

Lamellar 3D Titanium & Advances in Interbody Fusion Technologies

Thursday, October 27th • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Cocktail & H’Ordeurve Reception

Morton’s Boston Seaport Winter Garden Atrium

Two […]

14 09, 2016

How Has Healthcare Changed because of Obamacare?

By |September 14th, 2016|Insurance, Regulations|

Historically, the physician-patient relationship has been a one-on-one interaction. The ultimate goal was to provide the best care possible. Over the past two […]

23 08, 2016

If my butt hurts, is that pain from the back, hip, or SI joint?

By |August 23rd, 2016|Back Pain, Joint, Leg Pain, Sacroiliac Joint|

During my training (residency and fellowships), learning how to tell apart low back pain (LBP) from butt pain, hip pain, or sacroiliac (SI) pain is […]

29 07, 2016

“Why do I feel like I have tight leg muscles when my back hurts?”

By |July 29th, 2016|Back Pain|

Ironically, as a doctor who takes care of low back problems, I too have low back pain (LBP). Unfortunately, my bottom shock absorber (L5-S1 disc) […]

7 07, 2016

Does Running Place My Back at Risk for Pain?

By |July 7th, 2016|Back Pain, Sports|

Many Americans exercise routinely by running. Running is a great way to burn calories, exercise the heart, and relax the mind. I recently have […]

20 06, 2016

Why Does My Doctor Ask Me to do Core Exercises?

By |June 20th, 2016|Back Pain, Joint|

A common topic of conversation in the office centers on “Are you doing your CORE exercises?” And the various excuses patients use to explain […]

26 05, 2016

Sleep & Pain: When it Goes Wrong, Life Can be Miserable

By |May 26th, 2016|Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sleep|

Patients often don’t realize the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. When you are tired, little things irritate you more and often people channel […]

11 05, 2016

Why are the Dallas Cowboys Drafting an Injured Player?

By |May 11th, 2016|Football, Sports|

Watching the NFL draft, I was curious to see where Jaylon Smith would get drafted. Being a Notre Dame alum, I had watched him for […]

28 04, 2016

Neuromonitoring – What is it and Why Does it Matter?

By |April 28th, 2016|Surgery|

Prior to all spine surgeries, a technician will introduce themselves to my patients and say “Hi, I’m here to monitor your nerves.” Recently, a patient […]