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The 5 Undisputable Rules for Gardening Safety
back pain, Dr. James Walter, Orthopedics

The 5 Undisputable Rules for Gardening Safety

Gardening is something many people love to do but, if you end up with an injury it can really take a toll on your body and your garden! Dr. James Walter, an orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, shares his tips for keeping gardening fun and free from injury.…

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Spine Surgery, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Jessica Shellock, Orthopedics

10 Questions to Ask Your Spine Specialist Before Back or Neck Surgery

If you find yourself saying, “Oh my nagging back!” … or … “I can’t take this neck pain anymore!”—and more conservative forms of treatment are no longer working—you may want to find a spine specialist nearby to discuss your back or neck surgery options. In order to get the most out of your appointment, why not come prepared with a list of questions? We asked Jessica Shellock, M.D., a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with the Center for Disc Replacement at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery, to share 10 essential questions to help you get started.…

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Finding Relief and Release from Trigger Finger
Medicine News, Dr. Miskovsky, Orthopedics

Finding Relief and Release from Trigger Finger

We rely on our fingers to work normally for all kinds of everyday tasks, but those simple tasks can become painful and even impossible when patients develop trigger finger.…

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