Author Archive for Tracy Moran

Local doctor saving patients’ backs

Local doctor saving patients’ backs

RANCHO SANTA FE — Ranch resident Kamshad Raiszadeh’s career in medicine seems natural, given his upbringing. 

Spine Zone puts surgery as its last option

Spine Zone puts surgery as its last option

COAST CITIES — You’ve probably felt it — whether it’s a dull ache in your low back or a sharp pain across your shoulders, the majority of Americans will experience back pain at some point.

Seemingly fateful conversation led to doctor’s retirement decision

Seemingly fateful conversation led to doctor’s retirement decision

ENCINITAS — Dr. James Quigley may have practiced medicine for another dozen years if not for a conversation he had with an older dentist.

Cardiff family’s unique home stands test of time

Cardiff family’s unique home stands test of time

CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — Even in a community of eclectic residences — cozy bungalows nestled against two-story condo complexes, Tuscan-style homes tucked against modern wood and glass structures — the Woodward home is in a class by itself. 

Healing and hope with yoga

Healing and hope with yoga

CARLSBAD — New Year’s Day 2010 was bright with promise for Claire Petretti.