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Dr. Duffy

February 26, 2018 | Texas Back Institute

Is There Life After Back Injuries for These Two Young Golfers?

One of the longest professional sports seasons has started again. The Professional Golf Association (PGA) is back in full swing, and several of the “young guns” in the PGA are trying to come back from debilitating injuries. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day experienced back injuries that ended their season last…

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January 9, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

It’s Never too Late to Get Strong and Healthy

During the past century, the dramatic increase in the average lifespan has been remarkable. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) notes, “Although most babies born in 1900 did not live past age 50, life expectancy at birth now exceeds 83 years in Japan—the current leader—and is at least 81 years…

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March 25, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Why Golfer Jason Day Had to Leave the Course in Pain and What’s Causing all of These Back Injuries

Jason Day, ranked #2 in the world and one of professional golf’s most gifted players, looked like anything but that as he hobbled off the course on March 23, 2016. He had “tweaked” his back on the 15th hole of the World Golf Championship – Dell Match Play and was in…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

The Power Swing: Why it’s Causing Severe Back Injuries and Ending the Careers of Young Golfers

The world’s top-ranked professional golfer is Jason Day. He is just 29 years old, 12 years younger than his mentor Tiger Woods, and may be nearing the end of his career due to a golf swing that is taking its physical toll on his back. Woods’ history of back injuries…

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July 29, 2021 | Phillip Slaughter

Core Strength For Your Spine Health

Did you know, if done incorrectly, sit ups could hurt your spine? Dr. Michael Duffy, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute talks about sit ups, planks, side blanks, balance balls, and other dos and don’ts of core strengthening. “When it comes to sit-ups in general, it’s really important that…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Yoga Instructor Able to Increase Summer Classes Thanks to Back Surgery

Patient of the Month Robbin Hallford went from unable to stand to increasing the number of yoga classes she teaches thanks to the miracle of 360 fusion. Baby Boomer Robbin Hallford is a teacher and yoga instructor who can proudly state she is more active now than in her 20’s thanks…

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September 13, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Fantasy Football and the Dream Team at Texas Back Institute

For anyone who is an avid sports fan, this is a great time of year. The baseball pennant races are full-bore, the college football season has kicked off and the 94th season of the National Football League (NFL) begins on Thursday night, September 5, 2013. Six months later, on February…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Good news for NASCAR fans and Denny Hamlin

With just one lap to go in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400, driver Denny Hamlin’s day, took a sudden and violent turn for the worst. As a result of a collision with another driver, Joey Logano, Hamlin’s back was broken and he will likely be sidelined for the…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

How to Avoid Injury while Golfing

 Dr. Michael Duffy, our orthopedic spine surgeon in Mansfield, took some time out of his practice on Tuesday to talk with Chris Flanagan from Good Morning Texas about how to avoid injuring your back pain when golf. Dr. Duffy actually played golf in college so this type of segment was right…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Super Doctors!!!!

Living magazine recently did a feature in their March issue showcasing “Super Docs” throughout the community.  Well guess who made it on the list….Texas Back Institute. Congratulations on being “SUPER“! Our Plano physicians Dr. Gibbs, Dr. Lankford and Dr. Guyer at our Trophy Club office Dr. Belanger, our newest physician…

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