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Is Spaceflight a risk for Low Back Pain?

A recent journal article discussed the effects of spaceflight or lack of gravity; on the spine. The journal article “From the International Space Station to […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Back Pain|


Osteoarthritis, a Serious Disease
A recent white paper by Gillian Hawker M.D. (Chair of the Department of Medicine- University of Toronto) discussed the findings and data […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Osteoarthritis, Uncategorized|

Baseball Hips

Baseball Blog May 2018
Does decreased hip Internal Rotation predispose you to Back & Abdominal muscle injury?
In Professional Baseball players it does!!
In a recently published article […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Baseball, Sports|

Doctors and the Economy

Doctors and the Economy
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently set out to answer the question “What is the Economic Value of U.S. Physicians?”

The AMA released […]

By |April 10th, 2018|Doctors|

History of Back Pain

History of Back Pain
It is estimated 80% of people in US will seek medical attention for their back in their lifetime. Yearly, 15% of adults […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|History of Back Pain|

Workers’ Compensation Association of New Mexico

Dr. Paul Saiz will be giving a talk at the New Mexico Workers Compensation Winter Meeting on December 14th in Albuquerque titled:  “Low Impact Trauma […]

By |December 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Medicare Facts Unknown to the General Public

Medicare Facts Unknown to the General Public

• Hospitals account for 21% of 2016 Medicare payments

• Outpatient prescription drugs account for 14% of 2016 Medicare payments.

 • […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Blog, Insurance|

Cold Exposure and Apnea training

Cold Exposure and Apnea training???????
(Does this make me healthier?)

What do Laird Hamilton (World Champion Surfer), Tim Ferris (Author of Tools of the Titans & 4-hour […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Cold Exposure and Apnea Training|

Lumbar Disc

Introduction to the remarkable Lumbar Disc
The lumbar disc consists of 3 parts

Nucleus Pulposus (jelly portion in middle)
Annulus fibrosus (fibrinous outer portion)
Cartilaginous Endplates […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Monthly Spine Fact|

Spinal Stenosis

A Spinal Stenosis Timeline
Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal and is associated with symptoms of back pain, stiffness, numbness, etc.

1000 B.C

Lumbar […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Monthly Spine Fact, Uncategorized|