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Revolutionizing Spine Care…Changing Lives

September 3, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Radiculopathy or Radicular Syndrome Explained by Dr. Nayan Patel

Dr. Nayan Patel, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist at Texas Back Institute discusses the radiculopathy or radicular syndrome. Radicular syndrome results in pain and other symptoms such as numbness, tingling and weakness in the arms or legs. It is caused by compressed or irritated nerve roots. The nerve roots are…

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Dr. Peter Derman Exercises with Family at Home During Pandemic

Dr. Peter Derman, Minimally invasive Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute uses exercise with his family to help stay fit, healthy, and maintain good mental health and clarity during the pandemic. Dr. Derman suggests finding a good workout program online for your fitness ability, or work with your physical therapist…

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Dr. Thomas Kosztowski Shares Encouragement During Pandemic

Dr. Thomas Kosztowski, Neurosurgeon at Texas Back Institute shares his quick tip on how to engage and find a silver lining during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Safety in Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic at Texas Back Institute

Is spine surgery safe during the pandemic? Dr. Peter Derman and Dr. Rey Bosita talk about the precautions taken in the operating room during the pandemic. Many people have asked if surgery is safe during the pandemic. Every patient undergoing surgery is required to have a COVID test an asked…

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Meet Dr. Alexander Satin

Get to know Dr. Alexander Satin, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute. Dr. Satin is now accepting patients in the Frisco clinic. Tell us about yourself. “I’m originally from Long Island, New York. I did my undergraduate training at Johns Hopkins University where I studied biophysics. Then I went and did medical school in…

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Coping With Stress During Coronavirus

Dr. Andrew Block, a Clinical Health Psychologist at Texas Back Institute, shares some insights on how to cope with stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

When Should I get an ESI – Epidural Steroid Injection?

Dr. Sheena Bhuva, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist at Texas Back Institute talks about ESI (Epidural Steroid Injections) and when to have one as part of your spine treatment. Dr. Bhuva describes the treatment for radicular pain or sciatica, which is pain, numbness and tingling running down the arms or…

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September 3, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

What is Artificial Disc Replacement?

What is Artificial Disc Replacement? Dr. Jessica Shellock, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute explains what Disc Replacement is and how it works. Disc replacement is a motion preserving surgery. Artificial Disc Replacement or Total Disc Replacement is an alternative to spinal fusion surgery. In a spine fusion, the…

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September 21, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

What is Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation?

What is Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation or Physiatry? Dr. Sheena Bhuva, Physiatrist at Texas Back Institute talks about specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and how conservative care is an important part of the medical team at Texas Back Institute. Physiatrists diagnose and manage neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Sheena…

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September 21, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

Should Spine Surgeons Offer Telemedicine?

Dr. Rajesh Arakal, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute, talks about telemedicine and the frequently asked question, can/should spine surgeons provide telemedicine? Telemedicine has grown and evolved since the start of the pandemic. Spine surgeons are able utilize technology for the safety of their patients. Talking to a patient,…

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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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