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August 8, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Dr. Isador Lieberman: A Pioneer of Robotic Surgery Looks to the Future

In a remarkable “sign of the times” for surgery, the Senhance robot recently became the first new robotic surgical system to receive FDA approval since 2000. According to an article in “Health Care Business,” during the procedure, “the surgeon sits in an ergonomically comfortable position and can see inside the patient’s…

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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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January 28, 2021 | Phillip Slaughter

What is a Lumbar Herniated Disc?

You have probably heard of or even experienced a herniated disc. It’s one of the most common spine conditions. In fact many people have small herniated discs and don’t know it. But, for some people, the experience of pain and numbness that radiates down their legs is caused by a…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Recognizing Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

We have recently covered the details of myelopathy, which is a spine condition that results from compression of the spinal cord. Myelopathy symptoms may cause weakness of the hands and/or legs, problems with walking, balance, and coordination. Additionally, loss of normal bowel, bladder, or sexual function may develop. The condition…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

I Love My Job Because….

Guest blogger, Anabelle Gutierrez, Workers’ Compensation Specialist, love her job! Workers’ compensation can be tricky which is why it’s important to have a concierge case manager dedicated to each patient. At Texas Back Institute we realize this and we have a team of dedicated work comp professionals to help each patient…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Patient of the Month – Denys Kendall

Denys Kendall….Back to Feeling Like a Person! Denys Kendall never thought he would need spine surgery.  He was jumping out of airplanes, serving his country in Iraq and living the life of a true adrenaline junkie.  Denys served in the Army for 4 years, starting off in Special Forces and…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Questions to ask your spine surgeons

Questions to ask your spine surgeons about neck or back pain Many people assume that if they are going to see a spine surgeon that they are going to need surgery.  This couldn’t be further than the truth.  Actually, 90% of the people with back pain and/or neck pain will…

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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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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Patient of the Month – Veteran: Alex Fender

1st US Service Member to Receive Artificial Disc Celebrates 8 Years Pain-Free He was a U.S. Marine on Active Duty, planning a career as a Naval Aviator, when a herniated disc stopped everything. Alex Fender saw all his plans postponed, then stopped indefinitely, as physicians repeatedly told him that he…

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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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