What To Know If You Need Kyphoplasty

Any diagnosis or treatment recommendation can leave you thinking through all kinds of questions. If you’ve been told that you need kyphoplasty, sometimes also called vertebroplasty if cement is added, then you might be wondering what it is, and what it could do for you.    If ever in doubt, we strongly recommend discussing with […]

Tech Neck – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Man on his phone

We’ve heard it all – sitting too close to your TV will give you square eyes, spending too much time on your video games will melt your brain…but what if we told you that looking down at your phone is the cause of that twinge in your back, the strain on your neck, and the […]

3 Easy Ways to Correct Your Poor Posture

We all remember our parents telling us to stand up straight, stop hunching our shoulders, and sit up properly – but why did it matter?    Poor posture can cause a multitude of issues, putting additional strain on our bodies and even sometimes leading to premature joint degeneration. Not only that, but it can even […]

What is a Spine Doctor 

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A spine doctor is a specialist, with their experience and education focusing on the spine. Some of these doctors may specifically focus on certain parts of the spine, such as the lumbar or cervical spine.  Depending on the extent of your injury or problem, and any additional underlying health conditions, this kind of doctor can […]

Arthritis – Types & Treatment Options

Woman with arthritis

Arthritis is a term that you’ve likely heard before – whether because you’ve been diagnosed with it yourself, or in passing.  Today we’ll talk about arthritis, what it is, the different types of it and some of the treatment options available for you. What is Arthritis? Arthritis, at its simplest, is an inflammation of your […]

Tips: Working a Desk Job Without Back Pain

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Whether you’ve been working remotely or you’re back in the office, working at a desk (or even worse, your couch) can wreak havoc on your back.  Why do I have back pain from my desk job? This kind of pain can happen because of a couple of reasons.  If you stay seated at your computer […]

How to Preemptively Treat Hereditary Back Problems

Hereditary back pain

Do any of your immediate family members experience back pain, caused by vertebral disc break down or similar? If so then you are four times more likely to experience it yourself.  But rather than wait for degenerative disc conditions to crop up, let’s look at what you can do to limit the effect.  Stretches  Gentle […]

Can physical therapy help with back pain?

Physical Therapist helping a patient stretch

When you find yourself experiencing back pain, your mind can jump to all kinds of conclusions. You might think of all the surgeries and complex procedures that seem necessary to fix your pain – but that’s not always the case. In fact, here at Spine Team Texas, approximately 92% of our patients do not require […]

Treatment of Low Back Pain – Injections

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If you’ve been keeping up with our blogs recently, you might remember when we first discussed the variety in the kinds of treatment for back pain. There are three major non-surgical categories in the treatment of low back pain: therapy, medications, and injection/procedures.  We now turn our discussion to the third and final non-surgical pillar […]