Loren Fishman, MD
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Loren Fishman, MD, is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is director of the Flushing Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and an assistant professor of rehabilitation at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. New York Magazine has named him one of the best doctors in the New York metro area. He is co-author, with Carol Ardman, of Relief is in the Stretch: End Back Pain Through Yoga, Back Pain: How to Relieve Low Back Pain and Sciatica, and Back Talk: How to Diagnose and Cure Low Back Pain and Sciatica. Fishman has been using yoga in his medical practice for 30 years, studied yoga in India for a year with B.K.S. Iyengar, and is an internationally recognized expert in research and clinical treatment of sciatica and low back pain.