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From breakthrough procedures to professional accolades, spine-care advice, journal articles, television appearances, and more, Texas Back Institute works hard to make sure you have access to important news about spine health and our organization. Information from-and-about our team is always available here in our online media room.  Check back often for the latest updates!

Media Coverage

May 2016

MD Monthly – Cold Hard Facts about Cryotherapy

Beckers Spine Review – Dr. Bosita’s Best Vacation Spots

April 2016

Living Well Magazine – Yoga for Scoliosis

Addison Magazine – International Women’s Day

SpineUniverse – Mobi-C Safe Option

D Magazine – Best Docs Collin County

Fort Worth Magazine – Top Docs

March 2016

Texas MD News – New Weight Bearing MRI

ON Magazine – Dr. Andrew Simpson

Plano Star Courier – Yoga: Seniors In Motion

 

February 2016

Addison Magazine Top Female Exec. Nomination

December 2015

Beckers Lieberman MIsonix

Here Are The Dallas Area Physicians Named To TMA

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November 2015

Beckers – 4 Strategies to Reach Spine Program Profitability

ON Magazine Pete Sessions Visit

October 2015

Ethiopians Travel to Plano for Life Changing Spine Surgery

September 2015

The Best Healthcare is Right Herein Plano, Texas

August 2015

Texas Coach Spinal Stenosis Article – August 15

Texas Back Institute Surgeon Adopts PediGuard® with Dynamic Surgical Guidance (DSGTM) Technology, SpineGuard’s Device Designed to Help Make Spine Surgery Safer

Dr. Rey Bosita and Family

July 2015

Spine Review July 2015

June 2015

Medical Center of Plano Summer 2015

May 2015

Dallas Magazine May 2015

April 2015

Dallas Medical Journal
Spine Surgery International
D Magazine April 2015

 

March 2015

On Magazine
Health Beat
EMR use in Spine practices
Low Back Pain and Risk

January 2015

TBI Beckers Peloza
OTW Peloza
SpineU Guyer

October 2014

Becker’s Spine Review – Non-fusion technology? Genetics? 3D printing? What’s the next big clinical innovation in spine?
DallasNews.com – Raise your bike seat! Here’s how…and why
Becker’s Spine Review – 62 scoliosis-focused spine surgeons to know
Spine Universe – Boutique Spine Care for Patients with Back Problems

September 2014

Becker’s Spine Review – ADR Success Story: Dr. Scott Blumenthal Changes Patient’s Life
Star Local: News – Plano Spine Surgeon Changes Man’s Life

July 2014

THR Rockwall – Dr. Ted Belanger’s Ethiopia Mission Trip

June 2014

Becker’s Spine Review – Spine Surgeon Leader to Know: Dr. Isador Lieberman
Becker’s Spine Review – The Next 5 Years in Spine, Q&A with Dr. Hochschuler
Becker’s Spine Review – Post Sunshine Act: How Spine Surgeon Relationships With Industry Are Evolving

May 2014

Becker’s Spine Review – 5 Key Results from LDR’s Mobi-C Vs. ACDF

April 2014

Dallas Morning News – Are You Planking Correctly?

 February 2014

ON Magazine – Dr. Rey Bosita Doctor Profile
Spine Universe – FRAX Tool Helps Determine Who’s at Risk for Bone Fractures
DallasNews.com – 5 Tips to Keep Your Back Healthy When Working Out
Addison Magazine – Boutique Medicine Arrives to the Corridor
Becker’s Spine Review – Boutique Spine Practices: An Answer to Healthcare Reform?

January 2014

Becker’s Spine Rerew – SmartContent Q&A with CDO Cheryl Zapata

October 2013

Orthopedics This Week – Featuring Dr. Lieberman’s Uganda Spine Surgery Mission

May 2013

Spinal News Features Dr. Jack Zigler

April 2013

D Magazine Collin County Best Doctors 2013
Fort Worth Magazine Top Docs 2013

February

OneMed Place Blog Post – Dr. Lieberman
The Outpost Magazine
October 2012
D Magazine Best Doctors 2012
Pain Pathways
September 2012
History of Artificial Disc Replacement
Dr. Block featured in Spinal News International

The EMG Study: Is This Ongoing Pain After Spine Surgery Due to Nerve Damage?
August 2012
Minimizing the Risk of Failed Back Surgery
July 2012
Dr. Theodore Belanger’s Ethiopia mission
Chutzpah Magazine on Dr. Lieberman’s mission in Uganda
May 2012
Dr. Richard Guyer featured in Woman’s World Magazine
Dr. Zigler interview about total disc replacement
Jason Brewton, Director of Physical Therapy gives golf tips
April 2012
Dr. Guyer featured as a Spine Leader to Know in Becker’s
7 Ways for Spine Surgeons to Stay Ahead in Competitive Markets featuring Dr. Stephen Hochschuler
Dr. Rashbaum featured on Yahoo Voices about the new technology in spinal cord stimulators
CDO Cheryl Zapata talks about partnerships with Frisco RoughRiders and FC Dallas
CEO Trish Bowling featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review
Texas Back Institute becomes Official Spine Specialisst of FC Dallas
Becker’s ASC Review Spine Leaders to know: Dr. Stephen Hochschuler
March 2012
Wii technology helps patients with debilitating back pain
Cowbird features Dr. Lieberman and his efforts in Uganda
About.com – Dr. Scott Blumenthal
February 2012
Ralph Rashbaum Performs First Procedure with Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulator
Dr. Stephen Hochschuler: 8 Changes to Ensure a Brighter Future for Spine Surgery
January 2012
Living Magazine Flower Mound Edition
November 2011
10 Spine Surgeon Investigators of Artificial Discs
D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas
October 2011
10 Spine Surgeons Involved in Humanitarian Spine Care
5 Ways Orthopedics Practices Can Positively Confront Healthcare Changes
September 2011
Do You Need Back Surgery?
10 Spine Surgeons Focusing on Spinal Cord Injury
Colts’ Peyton Manning Underwent Surgery Today to Fuse Neck Bones
Dallas Morning News – Is Artificial Disc Replacement Right For You?
Breathe in Hope, Breathe out Love
Living Well – A Breakthrough For Back Pain Suffers
August 2011
Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review features Dr. Lieberman
Will Spine Surgeons Be the Next Specialists Scooped up by Hospitals?
10 Female Spine Surgeons to Know
10 Surgeons Performing Robotic – and Computer-Assisted Spine Surgery
July 2011
Dig In Correctly to Avoid Back Pain
Dallas Morning News – A Torah for Uganda
Banish Back Pain
June 2011
Robotics in Orthopedic Surgery: 6 Points on the Present and Future
May 2011
Dr. Stephen Hochschuler: 6 Points on Healthcare Spending for Spine and Orthopedics
Diagnosing That Pain In Your Low Back
Simple Changes Could Make a Difference in What Ails Your Back
Lakeside Living Magazine
April 2011
Texas Health Resources Plano Newsletter
Robotic-Guided Placement Of Implants For Spine Surgery
On Magazine – Dr. Rey Bosita Jr.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons – Dr. Isador Lieberman
 Mazor Robotics’ SpineAssist Successfully Completes 2,000th Surgery
March 2011
Texas Back Institute on the Forefront of Back Care
January 2011
The Mobi-C Cervical Artificial Disc is Submitted to the FDA
Dr. Blumenthal’s Review Study Notes rate Occurrence of Anterior Disc
Replacement Revisions
Is Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Better for Patients in the Long- Term?
2010 and Older
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Source: Good Morning America
Topic: Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy
Summary: Dr. John Peloza talks about a new minimally invasive procedure used for some patients as an alternative to fusion.

Golf Magazine

October 01, 2009
Source:
Golf Magazine
Article:
“Lanny Wadkins”
Topic:
Lanny Wadkins back injury and treatment
Summary:
Dr. Scott Blumenthal discusses the surgery he performed for Professional Golfer, Lanny Wadkins.

Good Morning Texas

August 24, 2009
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Summary:
Dr. Jessica Shellock and Michael Hisey discuss minimally invasive spine surgery options.

MSNBC.com

August 01, 2009
Source:
MSNBC.com
Article:
“Health Care in Crisis: Overmedicating America”
Topic:
Overmedicating America
Summary:
Dr. Rashbaum talks about alternatives to prescribing medication for pain.

Good Morning Texas

July 06, 2009
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
New advances in spine care
Summary:
Dr. Guyer and Dr. Zigler discuss how spine surgery has changed in the last 10 years.

Spinal News International

July 01, 2009
Source:
Spinal News International
Article:
“Refuse to Fuse & Presumptive Metal Allergy in TDR”
Summary:
Dr. Blumenthal discusses the importance of using motion preserving techniques when it comes to treating back pain. Dr. Guyer discusses metal hypersensitivity with metal on metal artificial discs.

Self

July 01, 2009
Source:
Self
Article:
“Get your sexy back”
Topic:
Exercises for your back
Summary:
Dr. Guyer offers tips to help you feel as fantastic as you look.

www.thestate.com

June 16, 2009
Source:
www.thestate.com
Article:
“Save your back during vacation travel”
Topic:
preventing back pain
Summary:
Jason Brewton director of physical therapy for Texas Back Institute suggests tips for preventing back pain while you travel.

Newsweek.com

June 03, 2009
Source:
Newsweek.com
Article:
“Stop Doing Sit-Ups: Why Crunches Don’t Work ”
Topic:
Sit ups
Summary:
Dr. Guyer, President of Texas Back Institute, suggests crunches are not the best exercise for strengthing your core. They can end up hurting your back in the long run.

Mansfield News Mirror

May 29, 2009
Source:
Mansfield News Mirror
Topic:
Hospital District to offer sports physicals
Summary:
Dr. Michael Duffy of Texas Back Institute, along with other staff members at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center partner to offer sports physicals to Mansfield ISD athletes.

Good Morning Texas

May 27, 2009
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
How to prevent back injuries on the golf course
Summary:
Dr. Ralph Rashbaum, a spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute discusses how to keep your back safe while golfing.

Parenting Magazine

May 01, 2009
Source:
Parenting Magazine
Article:
“We’ve got your back”
Topic:
Moms and back pain
Summary:
The experts at Texas Back Institute offer tips for keeping your back in tip top shape!

Rockwall County News

April 22, 2009
Source:
Rockwall County News
Article:
“Texas Back Institute hosts Cain Middle School students for job shadowing program”
Topic:
Student Job Shadowing
Summary:
Texas Back Institute hosts two middle school students for a job shadowing program sponsored by the Rockwall Business and Education Council. The students learned what a physicians daily routine is like and also learned about diagnostic equipment.

Good Morning Texas

April 15, 2009
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
How the economy has impacted healthcare decisions
Summary:
Scott Blumenthal MD, discusses how the economy has impacted healthcare decisions.

NBC 5 Nightly News

April 15, 2009
Source:
NBC 5 Nightly News
Article:
“Finding a doctor online”
Topic:
Finding a doctor online
Summary:
Dr. Blumenthal discusses how to find the doctor that is right for you.

Dallas News

March 16, 2009
Source:
Dallas News
Article:
“3 tips from Texas Back Institute to keep your back strong”
Topic:
Fitness Tips
Summary:
Dr. Richard Guyer, President of Texas Back Institute, gives us helpful hints to help strengthen your core and back muscles.

Endless Vacations

March 01, 2009
Source:
Endless Vacations
Article:
“Watch your back”
Topic:
How to be kind to your spine on the road
Summary:
Jason Brewton, director of Physical Therapy at the Texas Back Institute offers tips to keep your back healthy while you travel.

Marie Claire

March 01, 2009
Source:
Marie Claire
Article:
“Tall Order”
Topic:
After years of back pain Ning Chao finally straightens herself out
Summary:
Dr. Guyer discusses reasons for back pain and what you can do to prevent it.

Dallas Morning News

December 16, 2008
Source:
Dallas Morning News
Article:
“Avoiding Back Pain”
Topic:
Traveling Tips
Summary:
Five helpful tips from Jason Brewton to avoid back pain while traveling.

Good Morning Texas

December 09, 2008
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
Chiropractic Care in the Treatment of Neck and Lower Back Pain
Summary:
Ronald DeJong, D.C., discusses truth and myths about chiropractic care in treatment of neck and back care.

Ladies' Home Journal

November 01, 2008
Source:
Ladies’ Home Journal
Article:
“The Healthy Back Book”
Topic:
Why Backs Can Hurt, What People Should Do if They Start Hurting and the Latest Remedies
Summary:
Margery D. Rosen writes about general back pain, the possible causes and how/when to treat the pain. Dr. Stephen H. Hochschuler gives expert advice, and Julie Tyson shares her journey through back pain.

Good Morning Texas

October 24, 2008
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
Home Devices in the Management of Spine Pain
Summary:
Jason Marchetti, M.D., discusses and demonstrates common devices that can be prescribed for home use to help manage spine pain. He also discusses “other” devices that are commonly asked about, but less often covered by insurers.

McKinney Courier Gazette

September 05, 2008
Source:
McKinney Courier Gazette
Article:
“I’ve Got My Life Back”
Topic:
A Collin County Mother, Kelli Cough, Beat Back Pain with the Help of Texas Back Institute
Summary:
Kelli Cough suffered years of life-altering back pain after being in a car accident at the age of 27. She was diagnosed with cervical spondylosis, and after many conservative treatments failed, she came to the Texas Back Institute. Dr. Renato Bosita performed an artificial disc replacement, which returned Kelli to her full life as a mother and wife. She even tried out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading squad after the surgery.

Dallas Morning News

September 02, 2008
Source:
Dallas Morning News
Article:
“Uncommon but Painful Problems Sometimes Linger After”
Topic:
Postpartum Pains
Summary:
Pregnancy and childbirth can have painful effects on mothers. Some pains are rare and distinctive, while other are more common, such as back pain. Dr. Rey Bosita and Dr. Ronald DeJong explain how pregnancy and motherhood can wear on a woman’s back health and cause great pain.

Good Morning Texas

August 05, 2008
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
Alternatives to Further Spine Surgery
Summary:
Dr. Ralph Rashbaum discusses the treatment alternatives to additional spine surgery for back pain patients who have had a past surgical procedure.

The Dallas Morning News

July 07, 2008
Source:
The Dallas Morning News
Article:
“Fighting Back Pain with These Posture Exercises”
Topic:
Physical Therapy Department, Posture
Summary:
Jason Brewton, the physical therapy director at the Texas Back Institute, explains the benefits of proper posture for back health, what it actually is and how to achieve it through stretches, exercise and good habits.

Plano Insider

July 06, 2008
Source:
Plano Insider
Article:
“Plano Facility Gives Accident Victim Second Chance”
Topic:
Jeff Knight Story
Summary:
Jeff Knight travels to Plano from Ruston, Louisiana, for treatment of his misaligned spine after being hit and dragged underneath an SUV. Knight’s local community raised $23,000 to help fund his procedure, while Texas Back Institute’s Dr. Ralph Rashbaum helped him get back on his feet.

Health.com

June 30, 2008
Source:
Health.com
Article:
“Spine Surgeon Richard Guyer Gives Straightforward Answers to Questions About Back Pain”
Topic:
Q&A with Dr. Guyer
Summary:
Dr. Richard Guyer talks with health.com, providing simple advice on how to minimize everyday back pain and insight into the questions to ask before having surgery.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

June 30, 2008
Source:
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Article:
“The Beauty of Botox May Be its Other Uses”
Summary:
Botox, most popular for its use as a smoothing agent for facial wrinkles, is gradually becoming an agent for curing multiple medical problems. From excessive sweating, to twitching muscles, to neck and back pain – Botox is finding a home in more than just cosmetic surgery offices. Dr. Sharon Gibbs, physical medicine rehabilitation specialist at Texas Back Institute, offers insight into its use to treat muscle-based neck, shoulder and lower back pain.

Good Morning Texas

June 23, 2008
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
Back Pain Recovery
Summary:
Dr. Richard Guyer discusses the outlook for patients recovering from back pain treatments. Most treatments are now non-surgical. With advanced, minimally invasive surgeries and advanced technologies, surgeries, if needed, can be accomplished with greater ease.

Channel 5 News

May 16, 2008
Source:
Channel 5 News
Topic:
Rockwall Clinic Opening
Summary:
Coverage of ribbon-cutting at Rockwall opening of Texas Back Institute clinic at Rockwall Medical Center.

Dallas Business Journal, section – Executive People

May 02, 2008
Source:
Dallas Business Journal, section – Executive People
Article:
“Back in Action”
Topic:
Mike Franz, CEO of Texas Back Institute
Summary:
Mike Franz candidly discusses his passions along with the accident that nearly left him paralyzed and his new position with the Texas Back Institute, the medical program that saved him from paraplegia.

Spartanburg Herald Journal

April 09, 2008
Source:
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Article:
“Back Injury Prevention”
Topic:
Back Injury Prevention, Surgery Should Be Last Option
Summary:
Dr. Richard Guyer weighs in on an article about preventing back pain. He supports the philosophy of “surgery as a last option” and also explains artificial disc replacement surgery.

Natural Solutions

April 01, 2008
Source:
Natural Solutions
Article:
“Simple Solutions”
Topic:
Dr. Jasinski, Physical Therapy and Emily Bowman
Summary:
14-year-old Emily Bowman sought the help of Texas Back Institute and physical therapist Gayle Jasinski, D.C., after pulling her lower back during soccer practice sprints. The controlled movement allowed her back to heal more quickly, and Emily was back on the field after a month of physical therapy.

Good Morning Texas

February 26, 2008
Source:
Good Morning Texas
Topic:
Cervical Pain and Surgery
Summary:
Dr. Rajesh George Arakal discusses the causes of neck pain and the symptoms associated with pain in the cervical spine.

NBC 5 News

February 10, 2008
Source:
NBC 5 News
Topic:
Dr. Blumenthal Surgery Segment for Patient Mary Arnold
Summary:
Highlighted Dr. Blumenthal and Mary Arnold’s recovery from spinal surgery.

Orthopedics This Week

February 05, 2008
Source:
Orthopedics This Week
Article:
“The Picture of Success: Dr. Richard Guyer”
Topic:
Dr. Richard Guyer
Summary:
Dr. Richard Guyer, President of the Texas Back Institute, recounts his travels through training, research and his involvement in the beginning stages of the Texas Back Institute.

Dallas Business Journal

January 14, 2008
Source:
Dallas Business Journal
Article:
“Texas Back Institute Opens New Clinic in Rockwall”
Topic:
Rockwall Clinic Opening
Summary:
Texas Back Institute opens its sixth, and newest, clinic in Rockwall, Texas, in the Rockwall Medical Center with four doctors and two chiropractors.

 

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