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May 30, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

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…

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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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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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August 8, 2019 | Texas Back Institute

Is There a Link Between Heart Disease and Back Pain?

Happy New Year! What are your New Year’s resolutions? Do they include quitting smoking or obtaining better control of your diabetes and cholesterol? While most of us know that smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol puts you at an increased risk for a heart attack or stroke, did you know they…

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March 25, 2020 | Texas Back Institute

The Future of Spine Surgery Will Involve 3D Printing

Once technology begins to take hold in an industry, it typically expands exponentially. The immediate future of 3D looks bright.

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Even Kings Can Suffer From Scoliosis

In spite of the amazing advances in modern medicine, scientists have yet to determine the cause of scoliosis. This may surprise laymen because, according to the National Institute of Health, “scoliosis is estimated to affect 4.5% of the general population. In a nation of approximately 273 million people, this means…

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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

Intervertebral Cages for Degenerative Spinal Diseases

The Spine Journal, Volume 3, Issue 4, July-August 2003, Pages 301-309 Scott L. Blumenthal, Donna D. Ohnmeiss Subject Review Articles – Intervertebral Cages Interbody fusion techniques have been used for many years for the treatment of a variety of lumbar spine diagnoses. Part of the interest in increasing methods of interbody…

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December 28, 2017 | Texas Back Institute

Five-year adjacent-level degenerative changes in patients with single-level disease treated using lumbar total disc replacement with ProDisc-L versus circumferential fusion

https://texasback.com/sites/default/files/_images/ZIgler%20JNS%202012%20ASD.pdf December 2012 Jack E. Zigler, M.D., Jamieson Glenn, M.D., and Rick B. DeLamarter, M.D.

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