Category Archives: Spinal Disorders

How to Maintain a Healthy Spine During the Winter Months

The winter months can be tough on your spine. The cold weather can aggravate existing conditions and lead to new ones. However, you can take steps to keep your spine healthy during the winter months. Here are a few tips from the DFW Center for Spinal Disorders team. Get regular exercise: Exercise is important for overall […]

Thanksgiving: 7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Spine

The spine is a vital part of the human body. It allows us to stand erect, walk, and move our limbs. The spinal cord is also a vital part of the nervous system, carrying messages from the brain to the rest of the body. We want to help you keep your spine healthy and happy […]

During Pain Awareness Month, Let’s Raise Awareness For Spinal Disorders

This September is Pain Awareness Month, and what better way to raise awareness than to talk about one of the most debilitating and painful conditions: spinal disorders. Spinal disorders can cause various symptoms, from chronic pain to paralysis. This blog post will explore some of the most common spinal disorders and what you can do […]

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How to Live with a Spinal Disorder

Anyone who suffers from a spinal disorder knows the challenges that come with it. From pain to mobility issues, everyday life can be challenging. Living a happy and healthy life despite a spinal disorder is possible. In this blog post, we’ll share tips on living with a spinal disorder. What is a Spinal Disorder? A […]

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5 Spinal Disorders You Need to Know About

Your spine is a complex system of bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments that work together to support your body and enable you to move. When any of these components is not functioning correctly, it can lead to pain and disability. Here are five spinal disorders that you should be aware of. Herniated disc A herniated […]

More about Epidural Injections

In November’s first blog, we discussed epidural injections for chronic back pain due to nerve root compression along the spinal cord. These injections are most common in the lumbar spine, the lower back.  Since this is one of the main non-surgical treatment options for chronic pain, let’s get into it a little more in this […]

Pillows for Your Neck

We all have neck pain at times. It could be stress. Could be that we tweaked a muscle when turning our head too quickly. Or it could be from the night before’s awkward sleep.    Maybe you need a new pillow that provides the kind of support your neck needs when you’re sleeping. Let’s get into […]

Diagnosing with Imaging Studies

At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, Dr. Tinley uses a variety of imaging studies to help diagnose spinal problems. In this blog, let’s get into the tests we use.      Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) — We’ve all heard of MRIs but most of us aren’t really sure what goes into one of these tests. […]

Swing into Less Back Pain on the Course

During this past year of COVID everyone has been “working” from home or otherwise stuck at home not being able to work. Between the two, the one good thing this pandemic has been good for is the upswing in people playing golf. It’s been a great way for long-time and first-time players to get out […]

More About Improving Your Working from Home for Your Back

The never-ending pandemic has kept many of us from our offices. Working from home with Zoom meetings and power lunches with our cat has replaced that nice, well-designed office for millions of people. And many of them will never go back. But while our kids and the environment are all big fans of us working […]

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