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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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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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March 25, 2020 | Texas Back Institute

The 20th Anniversary of Artificial Disc Replacement at Texas Back Institute: What This Means for the Future

Anniversaries serve an important function. They allow us to reflect on how far we have come, and where we can still go in the future. This year is the 20th anniversary of the artificial disc replacement procedure being performed at Texas Back Institute and thousands of patients are celebrating with them!…

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April 10, 2020 | Texas Back Institute

Leadership in Difficult Times

During this COVID crisis it is good to see people step up to be true leaders in their surroundings.  Whether at home, work, or in one’s community, people are looking for those who are willing to take a leadership role to help navigate these uncharted waters. Leaders are typically people…

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September 2, 2020 | Phillip Slaughter

What is Telemedicine?

What is Telemedicine? Dr. Sheena Bhuva Explains What Telemedicine is and how it can help patients near and far. During this pandemic many leading medical practices have been able to treat patients remotely through the use of telemedicine. Telemedicine and virtual doctor appointments are not brand new, and the elements…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

A Texas Back Institute Holiday Story: How to Save Your Back for the Holidays!

T’was a few days before Christmas and all through clinic, TBI’s waiting room was packed with lots of patients in it. It looked like bad weather would surely arrive. The weatherman said it might be difficult to drive.   Then all of a sudden, the office turned dark. The lights…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Even Kings Can Suffer From Scoliosis

In spite of the amazing advances in modern medicine, scientists have yet to determine the cause of scoliosis. This may surprise laymen because, according to the National Institute of Health, “scoliosis is estimated to affect 4.5% of the general population. In a nation of approximately 273 million people, this means…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Day 5, Thursday July 31: ‘ Seasoned pros’

8 am start at the hospital for the team and they found patients already lined up outside the hospital, awaiting their consults for the day. They got to the OR theaters and the three teams separated, each beginning their prep routines… Once again the team ran into unanticipated setbacks throughout…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Day 6: Friday August 1, ‘Who turned the lights off?’

Prior to breakfast, while still at the hotel, Dr. Lieberman met with his patient from Ethiopia whom he had operated on at the Texas Plano Health hospital in February. While in Texas, he had undergone a multiple stage procedure to correct a deep infection and a pseudo-arthrosis (loose hardware, bone…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Doctors Around the World

Last weekend many of our physicians participated in conferences and meetings around the world, teaching and speaking about advancements in spine surgery. Dr. Richard Guyer and Dr. Isador Lieberman, recently traveled to China for the Chinese Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (CAOS) meeting in Beijing. The CAOS serves over 100,000 orthopedic…

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