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Dr. Zigler

May 30, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Dr. Jack Zigler Named 2019 ISASS President

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Jack Zigler, MD is now serving as President of ISASS (International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery) for the 2019/2020 year.  ISASS started in 2001, and is the only Society dedicated exclusively to the surgical care of the spine, and managed exclusively by spine surgeons.  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

These Doctors are About to be VERY Cold!

Proving they are not afraid of a little ice, cold water being unceremoniously dumped on them, several physicians and friends of Texas Back Institute took the ice bucket challenge bright and early this morning. In doing so, they joined millions of others who are raising awareness about ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). This…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Three Men Who Changed Back Surgery Forever – Part One Why they are still fighting to bring this procedure to more patients!

Breaking new ground in medical technology can be both exhilarating and sobering. On a professional level, it is immensely rewarding to help pioneer new ways of helping patients overcome diseases or injuries which are often debilitating. However, when newer procedures and materials are used, there is very little medical history…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Once in Constant Pain, She’s Now Signed Up for a Half-Marathon– Here’s the story of her miraculous recovery!

As the wife of a Nashville physician, Julia Behar, knew there was something terribly wrong with her back and she needed medical attention. “I was 52 and felt like I was 82,” she said. “I could barely get out of bed in the morning and was on constant narcotic pain…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Three Men Who Changed Back Surgery Forever – Part Two “Our biggest disappointment”

As noted in a previous post, the pioneering work done 15 years ago by three spine surgeons at Texas Back Institute on the artificial disc replacement procedure has been nothing short of ground-breaking. The three surgeons responsible for the first artificial disc replacements were Dr. Jack Zigler, Dr. Richard Guyer and Dr. Scott Blumenthal….

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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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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

How Your Favorite Young Baseball Player Can Avoid Painful Back Injuries

The unmistakable sounds of spring are back. Bees are buzzing, mourning doves are sadly singing and the crack of a wooden bat hitting a baseball into the deep outfield are important reminders of just how special this time of year is. The more nostalgic baseball fans among us, smile knowingly…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Best Doctors in Dallas 2012

D Magazine Announces It’s Best Doctors in Dallas 2012 List D Magazine just published their newest issue and it included the 2012 Best Doctors in Dallas list.  Texas Back Institute is excited to announce several of our physicians made the list.  This year, Drs. Scott Blumenthal, Renato Bosita, Jr., Richard Guyer,…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Patient of the Month…BW Beasley

BW Beasley…Back to Racquetball! BW Beasley came to the Texas Back Institute after suffering from chronic back pain symptoms for years. Ten years earlier, Mr. Beasley had undergone a microdiscectomy with a different physician which only temporarily relieved his pain. He was anxious for a chance to get back to an…

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