Category Archives: Spinal Disorders

A Few Exercises to Keep Your Back Strong

Whether you’ve injured your back or are recovering after a procedure, exercises will help you get back to full mobility. Even if you haven’t injured your back yet, odds are you will at least strain it at some point. Here are some intermediate level exercises to help strengthen your back. Abdominal Contraction This is a […]


Compression Fractures

Most people associate breaking/fracturing a vertebra with paralysis, but more often than not that’s not often the case. Spinal fractures occur when the bones in your vertebrae break and collapse. This happens due to trauma or injury from falls, car accidents, or other issues. Of, if your vertebrae have degenerated due to osteoporosis, you can […]



Removing the Source of the Pain Through a Tiny Incision

When a person formerly told you they had to have back surgery, it pretty much entailed really long incisions, lengthy recovery periods, and painful rehab. That’s because the incision had to heal and muscle had to be cut to gain access to the damaged areas of the spine. Fortunately, that was then, microdiscectomy is now. […]


Spinal Stenosis

If you have chronic, non-improving back pain, it could be due to spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, the opening through which the nerve roots pass. Stenosis can develop in any area of the spine.   At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we have various ways for treating spinal stenosis, […]


Spinal Stenosis Fort Worth TX

How We Treat Spinal Stenosis

If you have increasing weakness in your arms that is impacting the use of your hands, you may have it. If you have weakness, numbness, or pain in your legs when walking, you may have it. Spinal stenosis. The question is, what can we do about it? At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we have […]


Degenerative Disc Disease TX

Spinal Disc 101

Most of us know our spine is made up of a stacking of sorts with alternating vertebrae and spinal discs. It is the discs that cause many of the issues we have with back pain. So how much do you know about these little gel-filled items? Let’s have a little session on them — Spinal […]


Spondylolisthesis TX

What is Spondylolisthesis?

Spondylolisthesis is a hard word to spell, and it’s hard to see why this condition of the spine could happen. The term is a condition where one of the bones of the spine is displaced. When the vertebra slips out of its normal location onto the bone beneath it, the odds are it will compress […]


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Spinal Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks its healthy cells and tissues. In disorder, the membranes around the joints become inflamed and release enzymes that cause the surrounding cartilage and bone to wear away. It’s estimated that around 2.1 million Americans have rheumatoid arthritis. It occurs in all racial and ethnic groups […]


Dealing with Degenerative Disc Disease

The discs of our spine are finicky. As we age, they tend to bulge and sometimes herniate, causing back pain. This impacts the lives of millions of Americans. In fact, up to 80 percent of the U.S. population over age 55 is thought to have bulging spinal discs to some degree. These changes in the […]


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