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Numbness and Tingling in an Arm or Leg

Numbness and Tingling in an Arm or Leg

Numbness or tingling in an arm or leg is a sign to seek help and evaluation from a spine specialist. Referred to as radiculopathy, this numbness or tingling in the extremities is caused when one or more spinal nerve roots are compressed, irritated, or inflamed.

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The Best Advice – Act with Kindness

The Best Advice – Act with Kindness

Dr. Victoria Knoll was recently interviewed by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) for their November newsletter. She had one piece of advice as we enter this holiday season - Act with Kindness.  “What is a piece of advice you have received that has stuck with you?  How do you apply it professionally and/or personally?”  At first, I thought, this is hard.  I have received a lot of good advice over the years.  Then I thought more, and realized, this is actually quite easy.  The best advice I have received was as a young child.  Act with kindness: act with the...

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Dr. James Guess Retires After 30 Years of Service.

Dr. James Guess Retires After 30 Years of Service.

After 30 years of practicing medicine, Dr. James Guess will be retiring on December 22, 2023. Dr. Guess began his career in orthopedics in 1995 with Southwest Orthopedics. In 1997, the name changed to Metrocrest Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He practiced there until 2011 when the group merged with 3 other orthopedic groups and formed OrthoTexas. He has been the Medical Director of Baylor Scott & White Surgicare of Carrollton for 21 years. He has been the Chairman of Spine Surgery at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center of Frisco for the past 4 years and the Chairman...

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