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March 29, 2024 | Art Young

Your Back Surgery Is a Success. Now What?

Discover the essential post-operative recovery process after spinal surgery, including decompression, facet and Sacroiliac Joint (SI) Rhizotomy, and discectomy procedures. Gain valuable insights into the multifaceted dimensions of back surgery recovery, from early post-op stages to intermediate and full recovery.

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March 19, 2024 | Art Young

Back Pain and Sleep: What Are the Causes and Treatments?

Struggling with back pain disrupting your sleep? Discover the impact of low back pain on sleep quality, potential causes, and expert insights from Texas Back Institute’s spine specialists. Find relief and improve your sleep today.

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November 14, 2023 | Art Young

Spine Health Tip: How to Deal with Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Learn tips on managing acute and chronic back pain with expert insights from Texas Back Institute. Learn the crucial differences, risk factors, and effective treatment approaches for a healthier spine. Discover when to seek professional help and gain valuable tips during Spine Health Awareness Month.

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October 24, 2023 | Art Young

Herniated Disc: One of the Most Common Injuries Causing Neck or Back Pain

Explore the prevalence, symptoms, and treatments of herniated discs, a common cause of neck and back pain, in this informative article.

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October 16, 2023 | Art Young

Spine Health Awareness Month Tip: The Most Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

Every day, millions of people struggle with lower back pain, and since October is Spine Health Awareness Month, the spine specialists at Texas Back Institute want to remind you of some key points to remember when suffering from neck or back pain. According to the National Spine Health Foundation, immobility…

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April 5, 2023 | Art Young

Artificial Disc Replacement – 20 Years Of Helping Patients Relieve Back Pain And Maintain Mobility

One of the most remarkable advancements in medical technology and spinal treatment occurred more than 20 years ago. At the request of the Federal Drug Agency (FDA), leading spine surgeons at selected practices around the United States began exploring the feasibility of replacing damaged vertebral discs with those that were…

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July 16, 2021 | Texas Back Institute

The Tour de France Has Us Thinking About Cycling

The annual Tour de France is nearing what the French cycling fans might call its denouement. Cycling biggest event started on July 1st  and continues through July 25th  covering 3,663 kilometers. It’s been a tough ride for many of these athletes. With a number of injuries, one wonders about the physical…

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December 7, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

From Forced Retirement To Working On The Ranch

Federal agent, forced to retire, Keith Fletcher is back working on his ranch after spine surgery with Dr. Blake Staub. Keith battled a life long struggle with Scoliosis. In his 50s Keith started to experience more pain from his spine condition which progressed into a debilitating back pain forcing him…

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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 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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