Category Archives: Spinal Disorders

Spinal Stenosis and Your Spine

At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, Dr. Tinley treats patients every day whose back issues and pain are all due to a lack of space in the spinal canal or where the nerve roots exit the spine. This is known as spinal stenosis. Stenosis is usually in the cervical spine (neck), affecting the neck, shoulders, […]


Good Enough for Tiger, Good Enough for DFW

If you have a herniated or otherwise thoroughly degenerated spinal disc you may be considering fusion surgery and you’re likely assuming many of the activities you formerly liked to participate in will probably become things of your past. Not so. If you don’t believe it, ask Tiger Woods. The world’s most famous athlete was virtually […]


In the Spine, Too Much Curve is No Good

It’s easy to think of our spines as straight. Not so. Our spines aren’t meant to be like the highway from Amarillo to Oklahoma City. A healthy spine has gentle curves as it progresses from the cervical spine down to the lumbar spine of the lower back. When viewed from the side, the spine has […]


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 […]



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