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Dr Kevin Ju Talks About The Difference In Acute And Chronic Back Pain

Dr. Kevin Ju, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute talks about the difference in symptoms and treatment options for patients who suffer from Acute Back Pain and Chronic Back Pain. For more information visit: https://texasback.com/treatments/ Join us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/texasbackinstitute Or Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TexasBack


Decompression Spine Surgery - Explained by Dr. Kevin Ju

For more info visit: https://texasback.com/treatments/surgical-treatments/decompression/ Dr. Kevin Ju, explains what decompression surgery is and who would be a good candidate. So, what is Decompression Surgery? Any surgery that relieves compression of the spinal cord or spinal nerves is considered to be decompression surgery. If the compression results from a disc herniation, the surgery is a discectomy. If the compression is because of a narrowed spinal canal that is placing pressure on...


Dr Duffy - Life After Injuries To Two Golfers

Facet Joint PainAs a former collegiate golfer and current avid player, Dr. Michael Duffy, a spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute, is an excellent source for information on playing the game at a high level without succumbing to back injuries. As a student of the game and its players, he has excellent insights about the causes for the injuries to these two players and how amateur golfers can avoid them. “A lot of what’s going on today is due to the fact that golfers are better athletes than...


Dr Michael Hisey Talks About How Surgeons Join Athletes in the “Zone”

Surgeons, such as Dr. Michael Hisey (https://texasback.com/find-a-physician/name/michael-hisey/) of Texas Back Institute, must perform at a high level every time they step into the operating room. In many cases any error – no matter how small – can be catastrophic for the patient. Plus, surgeries can take hours to complete, and it is absolutely critical that the surgeon’s intense concentration remain high throughout the procedure. As someone who is recognized internationally as one of the...


Epilepsy And New Technologies To Treat The Brain with Dr. Akwasi Boah

Epilepsy And New Technologies To Treat The Brain with Dr. Akwasi Boah by Texas Back Institute


Dr. Boah Talks About Conservative Care Treatments For Back Pain

Dr. Akwasi Boah, Neurosurgeon at Texas Back Institute explains conservative care treatments for back pain. 90 percent of people who suffer from back pain can be treated using conservative care treatments without having surgery. Some of these conservative care treatments include: ice, heat, anti-inflammatories medication, physical therapy, injections, rhizotomy, and chiropractic care. For more information visit: https://texasback.com/patients/patient-education Join us:...


Dr Rey Bosita Answers FAQs Of Low Back Pain

Dr. Rey Bosita, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute talks about some myths and facts about back pain. Learn more at https://texasback.com/patients/patient-education/ Join Us at www.facebook.com/texasbackinstitute


Dr Rey Bosita Talks About Healthy Habits For Your Back

Dr. Rey Bosita, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute presents some healthy habits for your back. Use some of these tips in your everyday life to help maintain a healthy spine. Learn more at https://texasback.com/patients/patient-education/ Join us at www.facebook.com/texasbackinstitute


Spine Biomechanics Lab At Texas Back Institute With Dr Scott Kutz

Since its founding in 1977, Texas Back Institute (https://texasback.com/about-us/) has been recognized around the world as a state-of-the-art clinic for spine and neurological treatments. Along with recruiting the best and the brightest spine surgeons and clinicians, the practice has been an important contributor in the development of medical innovations such as artificial disc replacement, treatment for scoliosis, disc fusion and for the testing of many other medical devices on behalf of...


Dr. Michael Duffy Talks About Jason Day And Playing Golf With Back Injuries

The Power Swing: Why it’s Causing Severe Back Injuries and Ending the Careers of Young Golfers The world’s top-ranked professional golfer is Jason Day. He is just 29 years old, 12 years younger than his mentor Tiger Woods, and may be nearing the end of his career due to a golf swing that is taking its physical toll on his back. Woods’ history of back injuries has been extensively chronicled, and due to these health problems, he appears to be at the end of his impressive professional...


Dr. Shellock Talks About Pregnancy And Back Pain

Why Do Pregnant Women Experience Back Pain? The Two Reasons Might Surprise You. There is not a more joyous time in the lives of a couple than when they are expecting a child. Words are inadequate to describe this experience. This process of bringing a new life into the world is simultaneously invigorating and more than a little scary! During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes many changes in order to accommodate the birth, and this often results in the expectant mom experiencing back...


Blog Audio - Dr Isador Lieberman Talks About Health And Safety When Using A Rowing Machine

Dr. Isador Lieberman, a spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute and dedicated physical fitness participant has a great deal of experience with all types of rowing machines, including the WaterRower. “I’ve been rowing for more than 20 years,” he said. “And I am well-aware of this particular type of rowing machine,” Besides its prominent “role” on the show, what makes this WaterRower so appealing? “I believe it’s the act of rowing and not the rowing machine itself,” he said. “Rowing is a very...


Blog Audio - Dr Stephen Tolhurst Talks About Common Causes Of Back Pain

It has been noted by more than a few armchair philosophers that “it’s the little things that add up to big problems.” This aphorism applies to many things including back pain. Whether it is poor posture, improper lifting techniques or any number of other bad habits, when they are continued for years, these little things can add up to big pain. Back pain can be the unintended consequence of everyday activities. In some extreme cases, long term damage to the muscles of the back and even the...


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