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Dr. Paul Saiz Las Cruces

Robotics and Technology in Spine Surgery- does it help?

As I prepare for my annual North American Spine Society meeting this September, the buzz appears to be Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics. Whether, it’s […]

By |October 11th, 2019|Back Pain|

Is it my hip or my back?

An important part of any spine exam is figuring out what other body parts can mimic low back pain (LBP). Is the buttock pain a […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Back Pain|

What Ever Happened To Laser Spine Surgery?

On March 1st, 2019, the Laser Spine Institute located in Florida and Arizona closed suddenly. Based out of Tampa, Florida, the center closed all of […]

By |April 22nd, 2019|Laser Surgery|

What are the risk factors for chronic Opioid use?

In a recent article in Orthopedics Today, the risks for chronic opioid use/ abuse were discussed by Dr. Jasmin Moshfegh. In a published article in […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Opioid Abuse|

Cement Augmentation VCFx’s


Osteoporosis has become a big issue since the turn of the century with an estimated 10 million Americans affected with the disease. Simplistically, low bone […]

By |January 24th, 2019|Blog|

Can Exercise as a young adult prevent Osteoporosis?

Studies have found the prevalence of Osteoporosis in people greater than fifty years of age at 16% for Men and 30% of Women. Having weaker […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Osteoporosis|

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|