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Posts by Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery

Is Aquablation right for you? See one patient’s life changing experience.
Patient Journey, Urology, Men's Health

Is Aquablation right for you? See one patient’s life changing experience.

Joe Orzo lived with an enlarged prostate for many years. But when it started to negatively impact his active lifestyle, he turned to a Aquablation, a minimally invasive procedure for treating this common condition.…

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What to Consider When it Comes to Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint replacement, Joint Replacement Program, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Dr. Hohman

What to Consider When it Comes to Joint Replacement Surgery

Find out which approach suits you best and what to expect post-surgery for a pain-free, quality-enhanced life.…

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Decades of Excellence in Disc Replacement
Dr. Jack Zigler, Disc Replacement, Back Pain, Spine Surgery, Neck Pain

Decades of Excellence in Disc Replacement

At the Center for Disc Replacement, part of THCDS, we've been pioneering artificial disc replacement for over two decades. Discover how our expertise and patient-centric approach make us a top choice for those seeking disc replacement.…

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Exploring Your Options: Is Artificial Disc Replacement Right for You?
Dr. Richard Guyer, Disc Replacement, Spine Surgery, Back Pain, Neck Pain

Exploring Your Options: Is Artificial Disc Replacement Right for You?

Discover why this innovative approach is becoming the new standard for spine surgery.…

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Robotic Surgery: What it is, why you should consider it
Robotic Surgery, Knee Replacement, Joint replacement

Robotic Surgery: What it is, why you should consider it

Technology is moving at a breathtaking speed in many areas of medicine – and surgical procedures are no exception. Thanks to recent advances, robotic surgery is becoming available in almost all the specialties of medicine. Data shows this technology is safe and effective compared with traditional surgical approaches. If you’re considering surgery -- including gynecological procedures, joint replacement surgery or prostate surgery -- your doctor may recommend a robotic-assisted surgery. Here’s what you need to know about this emerging medical technology.…

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How to Prevent Spine Injuries
Back Pain, Spine Health

How to Prevent Spine Injuries

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to back pain. Explore expert tips from Dr. Mehreen Iqbal, a leading pain management physician, and learn key strategies to protect your back health, from exercising and using proper form to essential safety measures.…

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When Medication and PT Aren’t Enough
Joint replacement, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Joint Pain

When Medication and PT Aren’t Enough

Learn the crucial difference between minor aches and severe pain that requires medical attention. Dr. Donald Hohman, a joint replacement specialist, explains the stages of joint pain and how to discern when treatments like therapy, injections, or even joint replacement surgery become necessary.…

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Understanding Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain, Spine Surgery

Understanding Spinal Stenosis

Learn more about spinal stenosis, including common symptoms, treatments, and potential prevention methods to lower your risk or slow the progression.…

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Partial versus Total Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement, Joint replacement

Partial versus Total Knee Replacement

Discover the advancements in knee replacement surgery, providing effective remedies for chronic osteoarthritis and joint stiffness. Learn about the differences between partial and total knee replacement, as well as the advantages of each procedure.…

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How Long Do Knee Replacements Last?  Understanding the Lifespan of Your New Joint

How Long Do Knee Replacements Last? Understanding the Lifespan of Your New Joint

Discover how long a knee replacement lasts, including factors that affect durability and the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery. Get expert insights and make informed decisions about your joint health.…

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