About the Author

Leonaura Rhodes, MD

Dr. Leonaura Rhodes is a physician turned author, coach, and freelance medical writer and editor. She has worked for Belvoir Media since 2017 and has authored hundreds of articles on health related topics and two Special Health Reports, and now serves as medical editor. In her medical career, Dr. Rhodes worked in hospital medicine, general practice, developmental pediatrics, and public health. She gained her MD (MB ChB) from the University of Manchester and her Masters in Public Health (MPH) from the University of London. In 2014, she authored the book Beyond Soccer Mom: Strategies for a Fabulous Balanced Life. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.

Articles by Leonaura Rhodes, MD

Osteoporosis: One Back Pain Cause

Osteoporosis is a condition of very low bone density that is commonly seen in women over the age of 50. It also can occur in men, typically after age 65. When bones lose density, either from having low bone mass or excessive bone loss, they become fragile and more likely … Read More

How To Identify One Common Lower Back Pain Cause

Back pain has a wide range of presentations and causes. Pain differs widely from person to person for reasons that are puzzling. This makes back pain one of the most challenging conditions for both the patient and healthcare provider. Some individuals feel a constant ache across their lower back when … Read More
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