Call Today for An Appointment    (713) 650-6900

Hours : Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Blog

Using Technology to Gauge Your Health

Using Technology to Gauge Your Health

Image of a green, yellow, and red gauge

Your heart beats 100,000 times a day, so it’s a good idea to check up on your hard-working heart. In addition to monitoring your activity new heart monitoring gadgets can also provide feedback on your hearts health, in real time. We have taken the time to review some of the top devices for tracking your heart, health and vitals.

Read More

Compression Fracture of the Spine

Back aches and pains may be a symptom of fractures occurring in your vertebrae.

Image of a Compression FractureVertebrae are the bones that form your spine, soft weakened bones are a concern for this issue. Compression fractures are generally caused by bone thinning osteoporosis, especially if you are a postmenopausal woman over 50.

Read More

Women with Back Pain

Woman with the word PAIN written on her backIn comparison with men, women generally lead a healthier lifestyle and are more rarely over weight, have less stressful jobs, or are not employed outside of the home. Nevertheless, women have a higher prevalence of back pain.

Read More

Recent Research By Dr. Kushwaha

Dr. Kushwaha’s recent scientific article entitled ‘Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Augmented with rhBMP-2’ assesses clinical and radiographic outcomes of 77 patients treated with one or two level instrumented transforaminal interbody fusions augmented with interbody recombinent human bone morphogenic protein (rhBMP-2) and allograft for treatment of symptomatic spondylolisthesis or degenerative disc disease.

Read More

Regenerative Cellular Therapy

Autologous Adult Stem Cells (ASCs) are found in specialized areas of many tissues, including bone marrow, heart, and brain. During the natural course of one’s life, they are recruited to replace cells lost over time, and facilitate repair due to injury. Advances in regenerative medicine have allowed clinicians to tap into the healing potential provided by these cells.

Read More

Chronic Back Pain: When to See a Doctor

Pain is our friendliest enemy, it keeps us out of trouble even though it often seems to actually be the problem. The body ‘locates’ pain near the surface quite well but has trouble indicating the source when the pain is deep. Chronic back pain from deep injuries, diseases or infections of organs, such as the heart, stomach, lungs and back may seem to come from somewhere else nearby or may radiate into multiple places.

Read More

How Can Back Pain Be Prevented?

Back pain is the most commonly reported pain condition in America with over 59 million people suffering from a recent episode and 80% of the population experiencing back pain at some time in their life. There are several causes of back including injury, muscle strain, accidents, bad habits and degeneration due to aging.

Read More