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 career....
Dr. Kevin Ju Introduction And ER Call During Boston Bombing
As is the case with many successful people, Dr. Kevin Ju (http://texasback.com/doctors-profiles/doctor-kevin-ju/) was an over-achiever as a child and young adult. When he was growing up in Houston, his parents – a computer programmer mom and a chemical engineer dad – encouraged his curiosity about how things worked. “I spent a lot of time taking things such as microwave ovens and lamps apart and then putting them back together,” he said in a recent interview. “In spite of having no doctors...
Dr. Bosita Talks About Sleep And Back Pain
“We’re all wired to sleep differently,” Dr. Bosita said in a recent interview. “Some of us are natural side-sleepers, some sleep on our backs and others sleep on our stomach and those natural sleeping positions can sometimes make back pain worse. “Many times, a person will feel uncomfortable when trying a new sleeping position because it doesn’t feel right. One of our goals at Texas Back Institute is to help our patients get their back pain under control so they can sleep in the most...
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...