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Robotics Surgery for Spine Cancer Gives Adrianna Her Life Back

Adrianna Mogollon seemed like a happy and healthy young woman, with her entire life ahead of her. She had a loving family, a passion for snowboarding and a zest for life. Everything seemed great until it didn’t. After the sharp back pains became too much for her to endure, she made an appointment to see […]

A Mother’s Letter: Heartfelt Thanks for a Miracle in Helping My Son with His Broken Back and Spinal Cord Injury!

Anyone who has children knows just how precious they are. When misfortunes occur and a child’s life is threatened, every parent fervently prays for a miracle.  In the case of an Oklahoma mother, that miracle came in the form of a highly skilled, orthopedic surgeon – Dr. Rajesh Arakal of Texas Back Institute. Years of study, […]

Dr. Sheena Bhuva Discusses New Research on Physical Therapy for Back Pain: It Saves Time, Money and Reduces the Need for Opioids

With its international reputation for clinical excellence and cutting-edge spinal research, Plano-based Texas Back Institute draws the best and the brightest of spine specialists from all over the United States. In some cases, these gifted physicians come from “just up the road.” Such is the case with one of the newest members of the TBI […]

The Use of Presurgical Psychological Screening to Predict the Outcome of Spine Surgery

The Spine Journal, Volume 1, Issue 4, July-August 2001, Pages 274-282 Andrew R. Block, Donna D. Ohnmeiss, Richard D. Guyer, Ralph F. Rashbaum, Stephen H. Hochschuler Subject Spine Surgery, Outcome of Presurgical Psychological Screening Introduction Several previous studies have shown that psychosocial factors can influence the outcome of elective spine surgery. The purpose of the current study was to […]