Mary Schatz, M.D.

About Dr. Schatz

Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D., best selling author of Back Care Basics, graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where she also completed specialty training in pathology. She has used yoga successfully to heal her own lower back and neck problems. She has worked with patients suffering from back and neck pain, arthritis, stress-related health problems, and other medical conditions. Dr. Schatz is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor and has studied with the yoga master, B.K.S. Iyengar.

Dr. Schatz and Back Care Basics have been featured on "CBS This Morning" (now "The Early Show") and John Seigenthaler's PBS series "A Word on Words." She has served on the advisory board and contributed to the Yoga Journal and The Physician and Sportsmedicine journal. Her writing has been featured in Men's Health, The Encyclopedia Britannica, The Physician's Personal Advisory, Rodale Press Publications, Prevention Magazine, Yahoo Health, MSN Health & Fitness, and

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