Martial arts instructor thriving, pain-free after spinal surgery

Kurt Clauser spent the day as he had spent most Saturdays since the late 1980s: honing his mind and body to perfect his martial arts technique. But unbeknownst to Kurt, this particular Saturday would have a much different ending. The next morning, Kurt, 54, awoke in his Rowlett home in debilitating pain. “It felt like … Continue reading Martial arts instructor thriving, pain-free after spinal surgery

With minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) you won’t miss out on life

You bend over and hear a pop in your back and then it’s nearly impossible to stand up. The pain is excruciating. There’s a burning sensation down your right leg. You have a ruptured disk and sciatica. Again. You’ve tried physical therapy, painkillers and heat. On many occasions over the years. It’s time for back … Continue reading With minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) you won’t miss out on life