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Revolutionizing Spine Care…Changing Lives

December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

The Brain Trust at Texas Back Institute is Growing- Welcome Neurosurgeon Akwasi Boah

The newest member of the world class surgical team at Texas Back Institute is a native of Brooklyn, New York and is a first generation Ghanaian American. Dr. Akwasi Boah was introduced to the medical profession as a toddler. “My father was a pediatrician and my mother was a nurse…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Dr. Michael Hisey Saves Lives In and Out of the Clinic

Dr. Michael Hisey recently had the honor of walking a very special young lady down the aisle to meet her groom. Zoe Jade Phillips is the daughter of Dr. Hisey’s cousin. Dr. Hisey first met Zoe 15 years ago. She was 4 years old. Later that same day, Dr. Hisey…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Play Ball! But Don’t Over Do It.

This is the time of year when the bats are swinging, the baseballs are flying and the boys and girls of summer are at least thinking of the words to the world’s best baseball song… “Put me in coach. I’m ready to play. Today.”~ John Fogerty, Centerfield As the official spine…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

How to Avoid (Some of) the Pain and Grab the Gain of CrossFit Training

One of the fastest-growing physical fitness programs in the world is CrossFit. Developed by Greg Glassman and his wife Lauren, the first CrossFit gym opened in 2000. Since then, the organization has grown to more than 13,000 affiliated gyms, over half of which are located in the U.S. The reasons…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Follow These Four Rules and Avoid Moving Day Back Pain

Pack up all your dishes. Make note of all good wishes. ~Guy Clark The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area is one of the most dynamic in the United States. Large companies such as Toyota are relocating plants and offices to North Texas and smaller, more entrepreneurial companies are sprouting up every…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

An All-Texan Taekwondo Team to Compete in the Summer Olympics

Olympians from all over the world are competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and American athletes, who come from just about every state, will also be “going for the Gold.” However, with these games, the state of Texas has something (else) to brag about. Every member…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Why Do Pregnant Women Experience Back Pain? The Two Reasons Might Surprise You.

There is not a more joyous time in the lives of a couple than when they are expecting a child. Words are inadequate to describe this experience.  This process of bringing a new life into the world is simultaneously invigorating and more than a little scary! During pregnancy, a woman’s…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Why Pain from Nerve Damage May Force “Slow Hand” to Slow Down and Even Stop Playing

Eric Clapton, one of the world’s best-known blues and rock guitarists, has been playing his instrument professionally since 1962 and now, at age 71, he is being forced to seriously consider retirement. This has nothing to do with his popularity. In fact, he released a new album of songs entitled…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Text Neck is More than a Cute Term. Its Seriously Painful

The holiday season has come and gone, and many children and adults were the lucky recipients of a hand-held electronic device. Since their introduction only a few years ago, smartphones, tablets, e-readers and even the decidedly less-cool laptops have become a multi-billion dollar a year product category. Everyone, it seems,…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

The Texas Back Institute Research Foundation Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

Over the past 35 years, Texas Back Institute has received world-wide recognition for excellence and innovation in spine surgery and treatment. Some of the best and brightest orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons have joined the practice and, through their efforts, transformed the lives of thousands of patients. Not long after the…

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Leaders in Advanced Spine Procedures

To find out whether you would benefit from artificial disc surgery, make an appointment to visit Texas Back Institute in the Dallas, TX, area for an evaluation. We always reserve surgery as a last resort, so we’ll seek to relieve pain first through conservative treatments such as physical therapy and pain management. If severe pain persists and it is determined that you would benefit from surgery, we can help you determine whether artificial disc replacement is right for you.

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