Category Archives: Back Pain

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Spinal Discs 101

When you hear people talking about their back problems, they’ll say things such as “I slipped a disc.” or “I have a disintegrated disc.” But what are the spinal discs? And what happens to them that make for such painful symptoms? Since we deal with the spinal discs every day at DFW Center for Spinal […]


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Using Back Braces

When we’re dealing with fractures or have performed fusion surgery on the lumbar spine, we often use back braces to limit the motion and help the healing process. There are two types of back braces: rigid braces and corset braces. Here’s a little information about them, along with the pros and cons of wearing a […]


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Posture and Back Pain

Most of us remember having our mother tell us, usually during our high school years, to stand up and quit slouching. Since high school and slouching kind of go together, we didn’t really listen. Our backs wish we had. Our spine is a miracle worker of stability, but when we stoop or slouch, when we […]


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Referred Back Pain

Seeing that title, you’d think this could be about your Uncle Wally with the bad back who in most conversations somehow brings it around to referring to his aching back. Actually, referred back pain tends to be an achy, dull and migratory pain, meaning it’s not a sharp pain and it tends to move around. […]



Can You Replace a Damaged Disc?

When a spinal disc pushes out beyond its normal parameters the outer membrane can crack. This is called a herniated disc and the inner gel-like material can push outward and impact nearby spinal nerve roots. This leads to back pain and pain that often radiates down into your legs and buttocks. There is no way […]


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What is Spine Fusion?

If you follow sports, you’ve heard that Tiger Woods, one of the world’s most famous athletes, had spinal fusion surgery early this year after three earlier surgical attempts at relieving his intense back pain failed. He returned to play in December in his first golf tournament in almost a year, and he swung the club […]


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Typical Causes of Lower Back Pain

People often believe that their back pain is always tied to a serious injury to either one of the vertebrae or a disc (the soft oval cushioning pads between the vertebrae). Otherwise, how can the pain be so intense? Reality is that lower back pain more often than not is caused by a torn or […]


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Back Muscles and You

Most back pain is related to your back muscles. The pain can be a twinge as if it wanted to be more but chickened out. To those twinges, you usually think, “Whew I got away with that awkward lifting.” Or the muscle strain can be enough to make you lie on the floor and cry […]


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Is Your Office Chair Causing Your Back Pain?

Our backs weren’t built for our modern lifestyles. Most of us now sit in an office every day for work and our office chairs aren’t usually very helpful. An office chair without adequate support can create a great deal of stress on the lower back. At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we want to keep […]


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