Movement has always been associated with health, whether it happens on a dance floor, a basketball court, or even with the stroke of a paint brush over canvas. Movement represents vitality, strength, well-being. At Memorial […]
By Dr. Michael A. Catino My years providing care to seniors has taught me many things, including what is most often troubling them. Many patients come to my office with significant fears over conditions for […]
By Dr. Michael A Catino, MD – Texas Health Physicians Group My years providing care to seniors has taught me many things, including what is most often troubling them. Many patients come to my office […]
Dr. W. L. Lippert, M.D. Pain clinics across the country see patients with a variety of complaints. All have a common element, pain. Pain has a fundamental constituent that is its primary foundation, its essence; […]
We welcomed the opportunity to interview Dr. W. L. Lippert, a frequent contributor to our magazine and a pain specialist in Colorado Springs. Lippert has practiced in Colorado Springs for 29 years and is a leader in pain care for our community. […]
Why Does My Back Hurt?
By Nathan S. Walters, M.D., Texas Institute for Surgery, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
Up to an astonishing 90% of people will experience back pain at some time in their lives. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over 14% of new visits to primary care physicians are for low back pain. As we age, we endure both macrotraumas, repetitive microtraumas and undergo changes in body habitus that alter and redistribute biomechanical forces unevenly on the spine. […]