Dr. Robert Henderson

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Dallas, TX
49 years experience male

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Dallas, TX

Address

9080 Harry Hines Blvd, Suite 210, Dallas, TX
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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English

Doctor Q&A

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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Skin and muscles on back also usually tender to touch.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Walk: Rest for 2-3 days, try nsaids walk as tolerated or cycle. If no improvement seek nerve block then exercise ... If no positive results the surgery bec... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Lipoma: If it is in the midline fairly symmetrical, non-tender.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Maybe: It will not demonstrate evidence of damage from the intradural lesion or the tarlov cyst. It might demonstrate damage from the surgery if symptoms an... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Muscle Spasms: Need to determine cause of spasms: disc, facets, soft tissue injury, etc..
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: The upper back muscle spasms can sometimes very quickly radiate around the chest to the front causing a "vise-like" compression sensation with shortne... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
No: Most likely an asymptomatic vascular anomaly found incidentally on mri.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Painful weight beari: Usually hurts to bear weight on the same side leg.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Infection: Biggest concern is for evolving inflammatory process: pilonidal cyst; peri-anal abscess; evolving fistula; inflammatory bowel disease etc.. If symptom... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Exercise, particularly walking is much better than doing nothing.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Loss of Lumbar curve: Indicates some "flattening" of the normal lumbar curve in the low back
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Muscle spasm: Muscle spasm most likely should respond to nsaids, stretching, exercise, cold therapy. If persists may indicate some facet joint irritation.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Usually occurs with chronic muscle spasm (cause of pain).
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
No: Definitely not indicative of sciatic nerve issues. Could be s-i joint related. Lump is probably a lipoma. Soft tissue strain, facet joint issues also... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
No: Pilonidal cysts occur from embryological defects.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Wait & walk: If no fever, chills, sweats and no increased leg pain. Walk daily at least two miles and wait another six weeks. If pain increasing see your surgeon.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Not Probable: But possible ... If spending a long time in recliner causing dependent edema in the sacral-coccygeal area. But if manipulating coccyx directly is pai... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Radiculopathy: Could be disc related or facet related. Might be a trochanteric bursitis. Try to resolve with mild activity, nsaids, ice or heat.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Trauma or Virus: Teitze's syndrome.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
NSAIDS: Probable facet joint disease/irritation. Use nsaids and when symptoms reduce/resolve get back to gradually increasing exercise.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
No: In very experienced hands us could approach the accuracy of flouroscopy but it is much more likely you will find the necessary expertise with someone ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
No: Viewing fields are isolated to the spine and rib attachments.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: If chronically sever and isolated to one or two joints would isolate with selective steroid blocks to those joints if provides only temporary relief f... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: They can become asymptomatic after days, weeks or months. They my also shrink in size.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Many athletes including gymnasts, football players and dancers have spondylolysis and perform with it for years and decades with no symptoms or interm... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Henderson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Henderson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
Graduated 1974MD

Awards

Top Orthopedic Spine Surgeon , First Place, Texas - Summer
2013
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