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  • Spine Injuries in Athletes

    Spine Injuries in Athletes

    Spine injuries in athletes are defined as damage sustained by the spine as a result of physical trauma or overuse...

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  • Benign Spinal Tumors

    Benign Spinal Tumors

    The spinal cord is a long bundle of nerves that extends from the brain along the length of the spinal column.

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  • Degenerative Spinal Disorders

    Degenerative Spinal Disorders

    A degenerative condition is a continuous deterioration of a tissue or an organ in your body over time.

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  • Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease

    Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease

    Cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a misnomer, as it is not a disease as such but a condition...

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  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

    Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

    Lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a common cause of lower back pain.

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  • Fracture Stabilization

    Fracture Stabilization

    A spinal fracture refers to a break in any of the bones that make up the spine.

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  • Lumbar Stress Fractures

    Lumbar Stress Fractures

    Stress fractures are referred to as tiny cracks in a bone. A lumbar stress fracture is a stress fracture...

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  • Pseudarthrosis/Nonunion


    Pseudarthrosis is an unhealed broken bone, also known as nonunion.

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  • Lumbar Radiculopathy

    Lumbar Radiculopathy

    Back pain is a common condition affecting approximately 80% of the population at some point in their lives.

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  • Spinal Instability

    Spinal Instability

    Spinal instability refers to the condition of failure of the spinal column to maintain its normal structure.

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  • Lumbar Herniated Disc

    Lumbar Herniated Disc

    A herniated disc is a condition in which the outer fibers (annulus) of the intervertebral disc are damaged...

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  • Thoracic Disc Herniation

    Thoracic Disc Herniation

    Thoracic herniation disc is a condition in which the outer fibers (annulus) of the intervertebral disc...

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  • Lumbar Stenosis

    Lumbar Stenosis

    Lumbar stenosis is the compression of spinal nerves caused by the narrowing of the spinal canal.

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  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Cervical Spondylosis

    Cervical spondylosis, also called arthritis of the neck, is an age-related medical condition characterized...

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  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

    Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

    Sacroiliac joint dysfunction or sacroiliac joint pain is one of the common causes of low back pain.

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  • Neck and Back Injuries

    Neck and Back Injuries

    Neck and back injuries usually result from damage to the surrounding structures such as the muscles, bones...

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  • Thoracic Myelopathy

    Thoracic Myelopathy

    Thoracic myelopathy is a disorder resulting from severe spinal cord compression in the thoracic region.

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  • Thoracic Nerve Compression

    Thoracic Nerve Compression

    Thoracic nerve compression refers to a compressed nerve root in the thoracic region of the spine, also called the upper back.

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  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    Cervical Herniated Disc

    Herniation of a disc is an anomalous spine condition characterized by the bulging of the inner contents...

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  • Cervical Stenosis

    Cervical Stenosis

    Cervical stenosis refers to the narrowing of the spinal canal that protects the spinal cord and its branching nerves.

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  • Spine Bone Spurs

    Spine Bone Spurs

    Spine bone spurs, also called osteophytes, are bony projections that develop in the spine’s facet joints where cartilage...

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  • Cervical Degenerative Disorder

    Cervical Degenerative Disorder

    Cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a misnomer as it is not a disease but a condition that affects the strength...

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  • Spine Arthritis

    Spine Arthritis

    Spine arthritis is a condition characterized by the inflammation, degeneration, or wearing out of cartilage...

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  • Thoracic Pain

    Thoracic Pain

    Thoracic pain is the pain and discomfort caused due to damage to the muscles, nerves, bones, and joints of the upper...

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  • Low Back Pain

    Low Back Pain

    Low back pain is often a common symptom of many disease conditions and the back pain may range from simple...

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  • Lumbar Sprain

    Lumbar Sprain

    Lumbar (low back) sprains are one of the most common causes of low back pain. A lumbar sprain is characterized...

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  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome

    Post Laminectomy Syndrome

    Post-laminectomy syndrome, sometimes referred to as failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) or simply failed back syndrome...

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  • Neck Strains and Sprains

    Neck Strains and Sprains

    The neck is the most flexible part of the spine and supports the weight of the head.

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  • Spine Injections

    Spine Injections

    A spine or spinal injection is a minimally invasive procedure in which a medication is administered...

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  • Complex Fractures

    Complex Fractures

    Complex fractures occur when bones break into several small pieces and the surrounding tissue...

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  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

    Vertebral Compression Fractures

    Back pain is an indication of stress fractures known as vertebral compression fractures.

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& Sports Medicine

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Houston, TX 77030

Houston Methodist Orthopedics
& Sports Medicine

5505 W. Loop South Fwy
Houston, TX 77081