Category Archives: Spinal Osteoarthritis

Life is Tough On Our Spine

Osteoarthritis can be confused with rheumatoid arthritis that attacks the joints, but it isn’t the same. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the body’s own immune system goes after the joints, rather than providing immune protection. Osteoarthritis could be summed up by simply pointing to the march of time, literally. Over our lives our […]


What is a Laminectomy?

The lamina is the back part of a vertebra that covers your spinal canal. When a person has osteoarthritis, the persistent inflammation in the facet joints can create bone spurs on the lamina. These then press on the spinal cord or nerve roots exiting the spinal cord. At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we perform […]


Spinal Stenosis | Fort Worth TX

Spinal Osteoarthritis

Just about all of us over the age of 45 or 50 have arthritis. You read that right, but it’s not the type you think of where a person’s joints become so painful it’s hard to function. That’s rheumatoid arthritis. Most all of us who been active in our lives have some degree of osteoarthritis. […]


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