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May 31, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: Its Causes and Treatment

While the medical condition known as “failed back surgery syndrome” is a legitimate orthopedic diagnosis that results in chronic pain for the patient experiencing it, the condition is somewhat confusing. “Spine surgery is possibly the only field of medicine that has the dubious distinction of having a diagnosis called ‘failed…

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May 30, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

10 Tips for Avoiding Spine Injuries from CrossFit Training

CrossFit enthusiasts are intense in their pursuit of intense physical regimen which can lead to back injuries. CrossFit is arguably the largest fitness trend in the world, with more than 13,000 affiliated gyms. Because of its rigorous exercises, CrossFit can be dangerous to the spine health of participants.  However, it…

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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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June 11, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

5 Mistakes Men Make About Back Safety

Men taking charge is nothing new in most situations.  At work, at the gym, on the sports field or even when a little spider invades the kitchen.  When it comes to their back health and safety men can be known for being a little lackadaisical. Dr. Ted Belanger, an orthopedic…

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June 11, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Does Your Personal Trainer Have Your Back?

Each year, during the months of January and February the hospital emergency rooms are packed with people who were just trying to get back into shape. According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 500,000 workout-related injuries occur each year in the United States. The major causes include people wanting…

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April 17, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Why Air Travel Can be Hazardous to Your Health

Anyone who spends a lot of time on an airplane has a clear understanding of the concept of misery. Except for those lucky travelers who are in “first class,” the other 200 or so people spend the duration of the flight cramped, with little leg room, closely seated next to…

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April 4, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Kids and Sports: How to Avoid Spine Injuries

It seems like every week brings news of another young athlete being severely injured or dying from injuries suffered while participating in organized sports. While football is blamed for many of these heart-breaking stories, many participants who are involved in hockey, soccer, gymnastics, lacrosse, and cheerleading have also suffered traumatic…

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April 4, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Here are the 5 things women should do – or not do – to protect their backs!

All of us are likely to experience back pain sometime during our lives. Here’s our Top 5 list of things women should do – or not do – to have a healthier back and neck: Click your high heels less often. Yes, high heels make your legs look great, but…

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February 5, 2020 | Texas Back Institute

Protect Your Spine During Swimming and Diving This Summer

In the warm weather months, more than just fish are jumping. People are diving and swimming in the ocean, lakes, and pools and, when proper safety practices are not used, accidents can happen. Injuries to the neck and back occur with great regularity every summer and the spine specialists at…

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