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About that Lower Back Pain of Yours

Pretty much everyone has lower back pain at some time in his or her life. Statistics place that number at over 80 percent of the population will eventually have lower back pain. The lower back is made up of the lumbar spine, vertebrae L1 through L5. This is the area of the back that supports […]


What is Cervical Myelopathy?

When your spinal cord in the cervical spine is injured from compression. This is known as cervical myelopathy. It involves symptoms ranging from neck pain to difficulty holding a pen. We treat cervical myelopathy at DFW Center for Spinal Disorders. What is cervical myelopathy? Myelopathy is the term for general injury to the spinal cord […]


How’s Your Neck After Riding El Diablo?

Texas summers aren’t complete without a trip to Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. This year you can include a ride on El Diablo, the world’s largest loop roller coaster. Uh, your neck would like to stay home… Believe it or not, one of the main causes of whiplash is self-inflicted. You guessed it — […]


What is a Laminectomy?

The lamina is the back part of a vertebra that covers your spinal canal. When a person has osteoarthritis, the persistent inflammation in the facet joints can create bone spurs on the lamina. These then press on the spinal cord or nerve roots exiting the spinal cord. At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we perform […]


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Ways to Protect Your Lower Back

At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, every day we see the results of patients who take their back health for granted. Lower back pain, sciatica, herniated discs, and strained muscles are all common issues with the lower back. The best defense against back pain is a good offense, to quote sports jargon. But in this […]


Bulging spinal discs

Why Your Spinal Disc is Bulging

Bulging spinal discs are one thing we see every day here at DFW Center for Spinal Disorders. We have 23 vertebral discs: 6 in the cervical spine, 12 in the thoracic/middle back, and 5 in the lower/lumbar spine. In most cases, the lumbar discs are the troublemakers. Bulging discs are common. It’s estimated that as […]


Cervical Foraminotomy

What is a Foraminotomy?

Nerve roots can become impinged and compressed down the entire spine, although the most likely locations are the cervical spine (neck) and the lumbar spine (lower back). Bone spurs can develop in the spinal canal. Discs can herniate and push on the nerves. And in the neck, the foramen is often the problem area. At […]


Fusing Troublesome Vertebrae

In golf-crazed Texas, most everyone knows about the world’s most famous spinal fusion patient — Tiger Woods. Now a year and change into his return to professional golf, most any story about him involves his fusion surgery and how it affects his golf game and his life overall. Thus far, the results show real promise […]


degenerative disc disease Fort Worth TX

What’s Behind Your Degenerating Discs?

The passing years take a toll on our entire body, and it holds up remarkably well. But our vertebrae and spinal discs show their age with degenerative disc disease. Not an actual “disease,” this is a condition where the natural wear and tear on the spinal discs causes one or more discs to become unstable, […]


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The Curving Spine of Scoliosis

We often think of our spine as being pretty straight. After all, didn’t your mom always tell you to stand up straight? Reality is that our spines have a natural curve to them. But some people have excessive spinal curving. This is known as scoliosis. At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we help patients manage […]


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