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...

Changing the Meaning of DIY to: “Don’t Injure Yourself”

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Home improvement cable television channels such as HGTV and The DIY Network are extremely popular, and every week their shows such as “Fixer Upper” and “The Property Brothers” ...

It’s Your Wedding Day. Everything is Perfect. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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One Day Before… It’s hard to believe. No, it’s impossible to believe. The day you have been thinking about since you were a little girl – your wedding day – is only one day away! Yo...

Can Achy Joints Predict the Weather?

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Just like your grandparent may have said, achy joints CAN predict the weather. While this might be fascinating on one level, it can be extremely painful on another. Relentless joint pain affects milli...

The 5 Immutable Rules for Gardening Safety

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Gardening, whether it involves the blooming, landscaping variety or growing plants that yield fresh fruits, nuts, and vegetables, is one of the most popular hobbies on earth. One might say it is a per...

Breakthrough Medical Research: Study Identifies Genetic Clues to Spinal Stenosis

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Spinal stenosis has been called “baby boomer back” by such medical groups as The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons because it is most commonly found among patients who are 50+ years old. This co...

Are You a Weekend Warrior? Here are 6 Ways to Avoid Back Pain and Stay in the Game!

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Those intrepid athletes who are thinking about participating in a favorite sport or physical activity this weekend should take a look around. The odds are good that some of those fellow “weekend...

Worried About Osteoporosis? Here are 5 Things to Stop Doing ASAP!

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Osteoporosis has been called “the silent disease” because bone loss caused by this condition is without symptoms. In many cases, patients with osteoporosis don’t know they have it until the bones beco...

Women and Joint Replacement Surgery: How to Avoid the Heavy Metal Complication

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. elect to replace hip and knee joints with an artificial implant. According to a recent report, these patients had a mean age of 66.5 years and...

New Research Offers Hope to Obese Patients for Hip and Knee Replacement: What Does it Mean?

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Chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, have long been associated with obesity. However, being overweight or clinically obese can also result in the painful condition of osteoarthritis...