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Revolutionizing Spine Care…Changing Lives

Dr. Guyer

April 4, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Can High-Impact Exercise and Weight Training Counteract the Effects of Osteoporosis?

In order to maintain bone density, post-menopausal women with the pre-osteoporosis condition known as osteopenia have a new challenge: making time for regularly scheduled, vigorous exercise. A new study recommends this group participate in high-impact exercises, including weight training, at least twice a week. The researchers who conducted the study found…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

The Texas Back Institute Research Foundation Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

Over the past 35 years, Texas Back Institute has received world-wide recognition for excellence and innovation in spine surgery and treatment. Some of the best and brightest orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons have joined the practice and, through their efforts, transformed the lives of thousands of patients. Not long after the…

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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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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Texas Back Institute: With 40 Years of Innovation, Here are 6 that Changed Spine Care Forever

The world has certainly changed a great deal in the past 40 years. Here’s a brief look back. In 1977, Jimmy Carter became President of the United States, and on his second day in office, he pardoned all evaders of the Vietnam War draft. The entertainment media was all aflutter…

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August 8, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Pro Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus Undergoing Experimental Stem Cell Treatment: Here’s What this Means to You

Retired professional golfer Jack Nicklaus is considered one of the best to ever play the game. His college and PGA careers are nothing short of legendary. As a student at Ohio State University, he won the U.S. Amateur title in 1959 and 1961, as well as the NCAA Championship in…

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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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March 7, 2018 | Texas Back Institute

A Revolutionary Advance in MRI Technology Comes to Texas Back Institute

In the history of medicine, there are very few diagnostic procedures which have had the impact of magnetic resonance imaging, more commonly known as MRI. The MRI scanners use magnetic fields, radio waves and field gradients to form images of the anatomy and they are capable of revealing the physiological…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Back Injuries Sideline Olympic Shooter: How Can Hunters Avoid This Injury?

Autumn is prime time for shooting sports and anyone who has spent a morning in a duck or deer blind has likely experienced some back aches and pain from handling a shotgun or rifle during a hunting trip. While this is expected for older men and women who only get…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Two Players. One Problem. Back Spasm.

Quick talk with Coach #tbt http://t.co/iOcjI6wRFN pic.twitter.com/iSpQixSObp— Odell Beckham Jr (@OBJ_3) November 20, 2014 The guard heavy lineup, Wear steps up, & a Melo Injury update. @jonahballow’s 5 Takeaways: http://t.co/isVbPNa8TS pic.twitter.com/ZxmUwENuYT— NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks) November 25, 2014 What do these two men have in common? Both are well-conditioned,…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

How Artificial Disc Replacement Gave a Young Woman Her Life Back

With the speed of medical breakthroughs – miracles of technology, really – it is easy to forget the amazing effect these advances have on the quality of life of patients. Before the artificial disc replacement procedure was pioneered by the back specialists at Texas Back Institute 15 years ago, patients…

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