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

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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...

Is Your Pain Serious Enough to Consider Spine Surgery? Here are the 6 Most Important Questions to Ask

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By Peter Derman M.D., M.B.A. Spine problems are extremely common. In fact, 62% of U.S. adults have sought treatment for severe neck or back pain. This often excruciating and unrelenting pain forces m...

Texas Health Spine & Orthopedic Center Patient Navigators: Eliminating Fear with the Personal Touch

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The futurologist John Naisbitt introduced the concept of “high tech and high touch” in his 1982 bestseller Megatrends. He maintained that in a world of technology, people long for personal, human cont...