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Spinal Fusion vs Disc Replacement Surgery
Spine Surgery, Disc Replacement, Back Pain, Neck Pain

Spinal Fusion vs Disc Replacement Surgery

If you’re considering surgery for back pain or degenerative disc disease, likely you’ve heard of two key treatment options: artificial disc replacement and spinal fusion surgery. Which may lead you to ask: Which is better, disc replacement or spinal fusion?…

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How successful is disc replacement surgery?
Disc Replacement, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Spine Surgery

How successful is disc replacement surgery?

When considering artificial disc replacement surgery, patients have lots of question. Read through this blog and learn more about disc replacement surgery and if if could be right for you!…

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What Is Hip Replacement Surgery & Do You Need It?
Hip Replacement, Hip Pain, Joint replacement, Joint Replacement Program

What Is Hip Replacement Surgery & Do You Need It?

Hip replacement surgery involves replacing portions of the hip joint with prostheses (implants). Most people undergo hip replacement surgery so they can move and walk without excruciating and chronic pain and stiffness often associated with degenerative issues such as arthritis.…

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Why You Need to Consider Endoscopic Spine Surgery for Your Sciatica
Spine Surgery, Back Pain, Neck Pain

Why You Need to Consider Endoscopic Spine Surgery for Your Sciatica

Surgical techniques are constantly evolving and advancing. The state of the art in spine care is endoscopic spine surgery (ESS), an ultra-minimally invasive procedure for treating pinched nerves in the spine. Here what you need to know about endoscopic spine surgery.…

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Treatment Options for Ankle Arthritis
Orthopedics, Arthritis

Treatment Options for Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation that causes pain and stiffness in any joint in the body. When arthritis affects the foot and ankle, the pain and discomfort can limit the patient’s ability to function in day-to-day activities. The good news: you don't have to live with this chronic pain.…

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Common Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Conditions in Children
ENT

Common Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Conditions in Children

Ear infections aren’t life-threatening when treated with antibiotics. But when a child has recurring ear infections, that can make life difficult for the whole family. Ongoing ear infections and persistent ear fluid can even affect a child’s development. A specialist can help find the right treatment and identify any underlying causes.…

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What is Spinal Stenosis?
Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spine Surgery, Dr. Jessica Shellock

What is Spinal Stenosis?

Dr. Jessica Shellock, a spine surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, talks about the common spine condition, spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis can be treated in a variety of ways including physical therapy, medication, and surgical intervention like artificial disc replacement, endoscopic spine surgery or spinal fusion.…

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What is Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery?
Disc Replacement, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Dr. Richard Guyer

What is Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery?

Orthopedic spine surgeon and Co-Director of the Center for Disc Replacement at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, Dr. Richard Guyer is very familiar with disc replacement surgery. In this blog and video he shares all about what disc replacement surgery is, who is an ideal candidate and how to find a reputable disc replacement surgeon.…

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Treatment Options for Spinal Conditions
Neck Pain, Back Pain, Spine Surgery, Dr. Rey Bosita

Treatment Options for Spinal Conditions

Dr. Rey Bosita, a spine surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, talks about treating spine conditions starting with conservative care, physical therapy, injections and surgery.…

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Treatment Options for a Herniated Disc

Treatment Options for a Herniated Disc

Dr. Rey Bosita, a spine surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, talks about the common spine condition, a herniated disc. Though common, a herniated disc can cause leg or arm pain, muscle weakness or numbness or tingling in the extremities. A herniated disc can be treated in a variety of ways including physical therapy, medication, and surgical intervention like laminectomy/discectomy, artificial disc replacement, endoscopic spine surgery or spinal fusion.…

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