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David G. Garrigues, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Pain Management

Garrigues

Meet Dr. Garrigues

Dr. Garrigues provides nonsurgical spine care and diagnostics to Spine Team Texas patients at the clinic in Allen, Texas. Although Dr. Garrigues was born in France, he considers himself an adopted Texan after coming here for college. “Minus a few years in Chicago and North Carolina for training, I’ve spent more time in Texas than anywhere else” he says. He is fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish.

When asked what the most rewarding part of his career is, he doesn’t hesitate to say: “Giving patients their lives back. Whatever their particular condition is-from an acute injury to a painful chronic condition — helping patients get better and developing a relationship with them is very fulfilling.”

Fellowship

  • Wake Forest; Winston Salem, NC
    • Pain Management

       

Residency

  • Residency:  Northwestern University – Chicago IL
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

 

Medical School

  • UT Southwestern; Dallas, TX
    • Doctor of Medicine

       

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

       

Specialties

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Facet injections
  • Joint injections (sacroiliac, hips, shoulders)
  • Radiofrequency lesioning (rhizotomy), including cooled radiofrequency
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal cord stimulation

     

Personal Interests:

  • Married and a father of two, Dr. Garrigues enjoys cooking for friends and family, and staying active in a variety of ways. Also, fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish.

     

Awards

  • D Magazine Best of Collin County (2020)
  • Living Magazine “Top Docs” (2018)

     

Locations Served:

  • Allen

Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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Meet Tom Winders

Businessman, golfer & back pain conqueror
For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.

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