When To See a Doctor For Back Pain

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Back pain can vary – from a twinge in the spine when bending at certain angles, to debilitating pain that radiates into your thighs and leaves you unable to move.  Regardless of severity, we know it can be frustrating – especially if it persists for longer than a couple of weeks. It can cause a […]

Intracept® Is Here!

The breakthrough to chronic low back pain is HERE, and it’s called Intracept®. Even Carson Daly from the TODAY show is taking advantage of this procedure after decades of pain! Did you know? Spine Team Texas is the #1 provider of Intracept® in the entire state of Texas. To learn how Intracept® changed Carson Daly’s […]

How to Exercise With Neck and Back Pain

A large correlation exists between weight gain and spine related ailments. Even as little as 10 pounds over ideal body weight can impact your body’s mechanics and the load that is placed on the spine and joints. The spine is designed to carry your body weight in a balanced and evenly distributed manner with the […]

Should You Consider a Spinal Cord Stimulator?

Doctor shows a patient a model of a spine, pointing at the vertebrae

So you’ve been dealing with chronic back pain, and conventional methods haven’t yet worked for you – maybe you’ve even heard the term “spinal cord stimulation” thrown around. But how do you know when it’s time for you to take that step?  Typically your doctor will make this recommendation after an extensive treatment plan has […]

How Back Pain Can Impact The Rest of Your Body

Doctor assessing patient with back pain

Your back is made up of 33 individual bones called vertebrae, which connect to 31 pairs of nerves – not to mention the number of facet joints, tendons and muscles that surround these elements. So, it really is no surprise that your painful symptoms can extend far beyond just your back.  Interested in finding out […]

At-Home Exercises To Help Relieve Back Pain

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Back pain can crop up any time of day, any day of the week, without any regard for plans you might have had, or tasks you needed to complete. It can be a nuisance, really putting a damper on your day.  But thankfully, there are some exercise programs and home remedies you can try to […]

Treatment of Lower Back Pain – Therapies and Non-opioid Medications

Treatment of Lower Back Pain -Therapies and Non-opioid Medications

This article serves as a natural follow-up to the article “What Causes Low Back Pain?” begin to answer what treatment options are available for low back pain. These options can be split into surgical and nonsurgical treatments. This article will begin to focus on the latter. Nonsurgical treatments can again be split into three categories: […]

What 4 Things You Should Look for in a Great Spine Surgeon?

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So, you need spine surgery? Maybe you’ve already been through a conservative treatment plan with your primary care doctor, or you’re just looking for a second opinion on the diagnosis and treatment options. Either way, it’s important that the spine specialist you choose is right for you.  Unfortunately, the choice is a little more complicated […]

5 Ways to Treat Chronic Back Pain Without Surgery

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Chronic back pain can really disrupt your life, preventing you from doing your favorite things and even limiting mobility in some cases. Whether your pain is caused by an injury or a condition like degenerative disc disease, it is possible to experience long term pain relief without surgery. Here, we’ll answer some of the most […]