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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 […]


Herniated Disc | DFW Center for Spinal Disorder

Typical Causes of Lower Back Pain

People often believe that their back pain is always tied to a serious injury to either one of the vertebrae or a disc (the soft oval cushioning pads between the vertebrae). Otherwise, how can the pain be so intense? Reality is that lower back pain more often than not is caused by a torn or […]


Back Pain Treatment Fort Worth TX

Back Muscles and You

Most back pain is related to your back muscles. The pain can be a twinge as if it wanted to be more but chickened out. To those twinges, you usually think, “Whew I got away with that awkward lifting.” Or the muscle strain can be enough to make you lie on the floor and cry […]


Sciatica Treatment TX

Tingling in Your Legs? It’s Not Anticipation

Tingling when we were adolescents was a good thing. You meet a new girl or guy, and you get that tingling sensation. Puppy love. But as we get older, tingling isn’t usually a good thing. Tingling in your fingers means you probably have a compressed nerve running through your elbow or your carpal tunnel. Tingling […]


How’s Your Neck Feel After that Killer Rollercoaster? | DFW Center for Spinal Disorders | Fort Worth, TX

How Does Your Neck Feel After that Rollercoaster?

If you’re old enough to remember Dudley Do-Right, you’re old enough to remember Snidely Whiplash, Do-Right’s archenemy. His name was a dead giveaway, Whiplash, because no one likes getting whiplash. While not as interesting as the devious foil to poor Dudley, the whiplash most of us know is the kind we get in the neck. […]


Back Pain Treatment TX

Is Your Office Chair Causing Your Back Pain?

Our backs weren’t built for our modern lifestyles. Most of us now sit in an office every day for work and our office chairs aren’t usually very helpful. An office chair without adequate support can create a great deal of stress on the lower back. At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we want to keep […]


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 […]


Osteoarthritis

Do you know what’s the most common chronic condition affecting the joints? If you said knee injuries, you’re wrong. It’s osteoarthritis. You may know it as degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis. It most often affects the knees, hips, lower back, and neck. At DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, we treat various areas that are […]


Compressed Nerve

What is a Pinched Nerve?

The human body has nerves extending from the brain and spinal cord outward. Those beyond the brain and spinal cord are known as peripheral nerves. A “pinched nerve” is the name given to the uncomfortable sensation, pain, or numbness caused when pressure leads to irritation or damage to a peripheral nerve. Just about any nerve […]


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