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Are You a Candidate for Spine Surgery? Insights from Dr. Peter Derman
Back Pain, Spine Surgery, Spine Health, Dr. Peter Derman, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Are You a Candidate for Spine Surgery? Insights from Dr. Peter Derman

Struggling with back or neck pain and considering spine surgery? Dr. Peter Derman shares insights on minimally invasive options, factors to consider and how to choose the right surgeon for the best outcomes.…

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Deciding on Lumbar Disc Replacement: Insights from Dr. Jessica Shellock
Spine Surgery, Disc Replacement, Dr. Jessica Shellock, Back Pain

Deciding on Lumbar Disc Replacement: Insights from Dr. Jessica Shellock

When deciding if lumbar disc replacement is right for you, talking with your doctor can be one of the most important and insightful things you can do, according to Jessica Shellock, M.D., a spine surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery. In this post, she provides insight into what to consider and how lumbar disc replacement differs from older, more traditional surgery methods.…

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Could you be a candidate for cervical disc replacement?
Dr. Jessica Shellock, Spine Surgery, Back Pain, Disc Replacement

Could you be a candidate for cervical disc replacement?

If you're experiencing neck and upper back pain, cervical disc replacement may be the right fit for you. Dr. Jessica Shellock, a spine surgeon on the medical staff at the Center for Disc Replacement, provides insight into candidacy criteria, procedure insights, and associated risks.…

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Discover a new way of treating back pain with artificial disc replacement
Dr. Scott Blumenthal, Spine Surgery, Disc Replacement, Back Pain

Discover a new way of treating back pain with artificial disc replacement

Considering spinal surgery? Discover the latest advancement in back pain relief with artificial disc replacement. Learn about the procedure, recovery, and why Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery leads the way in disc replacement excellence.…

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Navigating Disc Replacement Surgery: What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision
Dr. Scott Blumenthal, Disc Replacement, Spine Surgery, Back Pain

Navigating Disc Replacement Surgery: What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision

While both artificial disc replacement and spinal fusion surgery are beneficial treatment options when it comes to reducing or eliminating pain, in this post Dr. Scott Blumenthal, a spine surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, discusses the distinct advantages offered by the disc replacement approach.…

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What to Consider When Exploring Disc Replacement Surgery
Dr. Jessica Shellock, Disc Replacement, Back Pain, Spine Surgery

What to Consider When Exploring Disc Replacement Surgery

If you’ve been suffering from debilitating back or neck pain for any length of time, you owe it to yourself to explore artificial disc replacement as a treatment option for getting back to the activities you love. In this post, Dr. Jessica Shellock, a spine surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery, provides an overview of the procedure and what you can expect before and after surgery.…

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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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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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5 Common Causes of Neck and Lower Back Pain
Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spine Surgery, Disc Replacement

5 Common Causes of Neck and Lower Back Pain

Back and neck pain are common problems that can, in some cases my require surgical intervention. There are multiple causes of back and neck pain. People who sit continuously at their workstations can be especially susceptible to experiencing various types of neck and back problems. If you have been experiencing chronic back or neck pain, you can contact Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery to get connected with an experienced neck and back pain specialist on the medical staff. The physicians on the medical staff help patients with various spine issues including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and spinal instability. In this blog we discuss 5 common causes of neck and back pain.…

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Herniated Disc: Symptoms and Treatment

Herniated Disc: Symptoms and Treatment

A spinal disc is a rubbery, soft pad found between the vertebrae that make up the spine. The main function of these discs is to act as a shock absorber and help facilitate motion in the spine. The condition usually affects the neck or lower back and can lead to pain, weakness, and/or numbness. If you or a loved one is experiencing any of the mentioned herniated disc symptoms, go through this blog to learn more about the condition and available treatment options.…

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