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Dr. Rick Gupta, M.D.

Rick Gupta, M.D.

OB/GYN

Dr. Rick Gupta was born in Phoenix, Arizona. He obtained an undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed his residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Gupta is a board certified Ob/Gyn.

Dr. Gupta practices with an interdisciplinary team, which also includes a general surgeon in the practice. The all-female office staff is warm, friendly, caring and personable.

Dr. Gupta provides care for all types of female health problems, inclusive of wellness care, annual check-ups, migraine care, excessive bleeding and pre and post-menopausal management

Dr. Gupta is also trained in minimally invasive surgical procedures. Surgical procedures performed include: cosmetic procedures – hymenoplasty, labioplasty and scar revision; hysterectomy, tubal ligation and ablation procedures.

Dr. Gupta is also available for speaking engagements.

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500 W. Main St., #310, Lewisville, TX, 75057
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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed back surgery syndrome, commonly referred to as FBSS, occurs when a patient does not have a successful experience with spinal surgery intended to ease pain in the back, neck, hips, or legs. About 40 percent of people who go through open back surgery experience symptoms of failed back surgery. If you are one of those people, keep reading. You are not out of options. Causes of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome There can be many reasons why back surgery fails to ease pain or actually causes pain to get worse. Sometimes the original problem was incorrectly diagnosed, leading to unnecessary surgery or surgery in the wrong place on the spine. Other times, the surgeon misses a fragment of disc or bone which is left still putting pressure on the nerve. FBSS is certainly not always the fault of the doctor who performs the operation. Sometimes a patient develops a new spinal condition following surgery. Scar tissue from the original surgery can also lead to increased pain, as can damage to the nerves. Symptoms of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Because there can be so many causes of FBSS, the symptoms can vary broadly as well. Some people find that their pain is reduced somewhat but not enough to make a meaningful difference in their quality of life. Other people say that their pain is not reduced but is actually worse after the failed surgery. Finally, some people do well for the first three to six months after surgery and then start to develop pain again. This is often caused by a new injury or by the formation of scar tissue. The site of the pain can vary as well. It may be located in the spine. Other people report pain in the neck or hips or shooting pain to the extremities. People with FBSS also frequently experience emotional pain such as frustration, depression, or anxiety. Treatments for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Depending on the causes and symptoms of FBSS, there are many treatments available. They range from additional surgery to careful use of pain medications to exercise to electrical devices that reduce the transmission of pain signals. Here at Become Pain Free, we recognize that one treatment will not fit every patient. We will examine you carefully, run any necessary tests, and develop and individualized plan of care designed to ease your pain. Don't put off calling us. The longer pain is allowed to go untreated, the harder it is to control. Become Pain Free offers a diverse and comprehensive network of physicians whose sole purpose is to effectively treat your pain. If you are experiencing FBSS, don't suffer another minute. Call us today for an appointment. You can reach us at 214-396-3647 or at 888-373-3720. Pain does not have to control your life. We can help you control the pain.


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