Category Archives: Back Pain

Total Disc Replacement

Back in March, we talked about Tiger Woods and his spinal fusion surgery. In that blog, we discussed that Tiger opted to have the STALIF M-T Anterior Lumbar Integrated Interbody fusion implant placed. We now offer the STALIF fusion implant at DFW Center for Spinal Disorders. For May’s two blogs, let’s discuss an alternative to […]


Truth or Fiction About Your Back Pain

Back pain is about as universal a condition as us homo sapiens have. Sooner or later over 80 percent of us will have back pain. Who said getting up off our arms and onto two feet was a good idea? At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we see all sorts of back pain due to […]


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Recovery After Fusion Surgery

At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders we perform fusion surgery all the time, predominantly on the lumbar spine, vertebrae L1-L5. Problems with the lumbar spine are often due to the fact that this section of the spine bears most of the weight of the body. Because of that job, these five vertebrae are much larger […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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Bad Exercises for Your Back

Since we’re just a few months into the New Year, some of you may actually still be living up to your resolutions. Way to go, especially if one of them was to exercise more. That said, even the most regular exercise participants often don’t understand why certain workouts have them grabbing their lower back the […]


What are Back Spasms?

When we bend over to pick something up or lift something a little too far away from us, we often pay for it with debilitating back pain. Ouch, a muscle spasm. Usually these result from overuse, sports, or some accident/wrong move. But the root cause of most muscle spasms is an actual injury to something […]


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Should You Get Up? Standing Desks.

Standing desks are all the rage in the workplace. You see the commercials, where employees are thrilled to go to work, where they never hate their boss any longer, where they never backstab other employees, where they never spend half of their workday mindlessly scrolling through their Facebook feed Wait. Standing desks may be popular, […]


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Ways You Are Beating Up Your Back

We all put lots of unnecessary strain on our backs, usually due to a lack of foresight or just not paying attention to how we’re leveraging our spine with our movements. Since we see the end result of this kind of damage here at DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, here are three popular ways we […]


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Physical Therapy and Your Aching Back

Just about everyone has some period of back pain during over the course of their lives. It could be an acute episode after improperly lifting some item. Or it could be chronic, ongoing pain that is due to weak muscles supporting your spine. In either of these cases, physical therapy will probably be one of […]



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