All You Need to Know about Hammertoe

Foot Surgery

Our feet endure a lot of stress, every day, seldom complaining or making any noise. While, in general, our feet stand up to the abuse quite well, the story is not the same for those with hammertoe. Fo...

4 Symptoms of Shoulder Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Causes of shoulder pain

The shoulder joint play an indispensable role in some of the most basic activities ranging from lifting objects to driving a vehicle. Pain or discomfort in the shoulder joint can impact our daily life...

Answering Commonly Asked Questions about Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip-Replacement-Surgery

If your doctor has recommended hip replacement surgery, it goes without saying that you would have plenty of questions and concerns. At Texas Health Spine and Orthopedic Center, we also frequently com...

Joint Replacement Implants Can Now Last Decades. Here’s Why This is Great News!

senior grandparents and granddaughter at park

By Karim Elsharkawy M.D. One of the most often asked questions I get about joint replacement is “when is the right time to have this procedure.” A few years ago, the age of the patient was one importa...

Will Motion Preservation Devices Eliminate the Need for Spinal Fusion?

When it comes to making decisions about your health, being informed is crucial. If you’ve been told you need a spinal fusion, it would be wise to learn about ‘motion preservation devices’, a recent de...

Understanding the Symptoms and Causes of Degenerative Disc Disease

Understanding the Symptoms and Causes of Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is an age-related condition that develops when one or more of the discs between the vertebrae of the spinal column deteriorates or breaks down, leading to pain. Spinal ...

Common Causes of Hand and Wrist Pain

Hand and Wrist Pain

Hand and wrist pain can be triggered by a number of internal or external body factors, ranging from sprains to fractures. The hands are always in use and as a result, are exposed to a number of factor...

The Basics of Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint Replacement Surgery Plano

Understanding the basics of joint replacement surgery is a very important part of the decision making process for someone considering joint replacement surgery. By choosing the Texas Health Spine and ...

Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis after Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery Recovery Plano

Every surgery has some possible risks with knee replacement surgery being no exception. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is one of most common complications associated with the procedure. DVT is formed in t...

Herniated Disc: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Herniated Disc Symptoms

A herniated disc is one of the most common back problems among people, especially those have to sit or stand for extended durations. Before we jump into the details, it is important to answer the basi...