Back & Spine Disorders
Dr. Lorenz has a national reputation for excellence in treating patients who suffer from back and spine disorders. For over 25 years, he has treated thousands of patients for low back injuries, spinal fractures, spinal deformity, spine tumors, and spinal nerve problems. In addition, Dr. Lorenz has long time interest and experience in treating work injuries resulting in low back disorders and back pain.
Aside from his clinical practice, Dr. Lorenz is an active researcher and educator, publishing numerous scientific articles in professional journals and orthopaedic textbooks focused on the care of the back and spine. Several of his peer-reviewed research studies have received national and international awards. He has repeatedly been invited as a guest speaker to universities across the United States and abroad.
He is a clinical associate professor at Loyola University Medical Center, a consultant for the Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital, and served as the Associate Clinical Director for the Applied Biomechanics and Kinesiology Laboratory at the Veterans Rehabilitation Research and Development Center. He also contributes to The Spine Journal as an Editorial Reviewer.
As part of our team since 1992, Dr. Lorenz believes that the best outcomes are achieved when scientific evidence and clinical experience are combined with patient values.