Author: Texas Spine Associates

Can Degenerative Disc Disease Be Reversed?

Many things in our body change as we get older. Our hair turns gray, many of us lose our close up vision, and the discs in our spine begin to degenerate. Our spinal discs act as cushions or shock absorbers between the bones in our spine. This is known as DDD. We can dye our hair and get reading glasses, but can degenerative disc disease be reversed?

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Why Treating Scoliosis Early Is Important

Scoliosis is a progressive spinal deformity, and it can affect multiple areas of the body if it is not  treated in a timely manner. As with most conditions and medical issues, it is always best if it is treated as soon as possible to prevent any complications. It is especially true with this progressive condition.

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Lumbar Pain: When To See A Specialist

Because the lower back, or lumbar part, of the spine supports the weight of the upper body and provides the mobility to bend and twist, it is very susceptible to injury and pain. Four out of five people will have lower back pain at some point in their lives. If you suffer from lumbar pain, there are signs that indicate when you should see a specialist.

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Dr. Neil Shah Joined TeaTime with Questcare to Discuss Minimally Invasive Surgery for Neck/Back Issues

Dr. Neil Shah joined TeaTime with Questcare to discuss minimally invasive surgery for neck/back issues and answer questions from viewers. Check out the full video on Questcare’s Facebook page.

For more information on minimally-invasive spine surgery or to schedule an appointment with a spine specialist in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, contact Texas Spine Associates today. Give us a call at (972) 987-0969 or request an appointment through our secure online form.

Tips To Avoid Back Pain During The Holidays

Isn’t it ironic that one of the supposed happiest times of the year can be filled with stress and warnings about avoiding back pain? It’s true, but there are strategies to reduce the stress and keep you and your back happy. If you are already getting stressed just thinking about the upcoming holiday, here are some tips to avoid back pain during the holidays.

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What Is Causing My Neck Pain?

Many of us have awakened in the morning with neck pain, and we immediately know we somehow slept wrong. We move around and within a short amount of time, the pain is miraculously gone. But what happens if that neck pain doesn’t go away, if it’s chronic, or no amount of over-the-counter medications are helping? You start asking: what is causing my neck pain?

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Guide To Keeping Your Spine Healthy

It’s a safe bet that most Americans who worry about their health focus on their heart, lungs, and digestive system. How many of us proactively think about keeping our spine healthy? If you gave people a list of concerns, their spine would be down the list, unless they suffered with chronic back and neck pain. So before you end up going down that road, here is a guide to keeping your spine healthy.

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