About us

We offer a unique new technique for treating back pain, hip, knee, heel, neck injuries and related pain without surgery!

 

We offer this new research-based innovative technology from our office in Houston, Texas. We have knowledgeable and helpful staff to make your stay comfortable as possible. Professionalism is central to our daily functions which you will see that first hand from your first visit.

 

Texas Electrophysiology and Physical Therapy Services
1812 Wheeler St., Houston, Texas 77004

Tel: (713) 522-6004 Fax: (713) 522-8785

About Dr. Sabbahi

Our director, Dr. Mohamed Sabbahi, is a professor of Neuroscience, Electrodiagnosis & Physical Therapy at Texas Woman's University, Houston, Texas for the last 24+ years. He is an academician, clinician & researcher with more than 40 years experience in the field of rehabilitation.

Dr. Sabbahi is an international speaker who has conducted many courses & presentations in many countries in Europe, Asia & Africa. He has developed a number of technologies for rehabilitation of patients with stroke & spine pain that are supported by significant publications in the international literature.

 

Some of his Publications

 

Sabbahi M., Sengul Y. Cervical multisegmental Motor responses in Healthy Subjects. Spinal Cord January 17, 2012; doi; 10.1038/sc. 2011.166; 1-8.

Alrowayeh H., Sabbahi M. H-reflex amplitude asymmetry is an earlier sign of nerve root involvement than latency in patients with S1 radiculopathy. BMC Research Notes 4:102, 1-8, 2011

Sabbahi M, Sengul Y. Thoracolumbar multisegmental motor responses in the upper and lower limbs in healthy subjects. Spinal Cord 10; 1-8, 2010

Pinada E., Sabbahi M. Etnyre B. Using standing postures as a practical alternative to Gait analysis for assessing normal Neuromotor activity Variation of the ankle muscle antagonists: A soleus H-reflex and EMG activity study. Int. J. Morphology 28; 7- 12, 2010

Pinada E., Sabbahi M., Etnyre B. Using Standing postures as a Practical Alternative to gait Analysis for assessing Normal Neuromotor activity variation of the ankle muscle antagonists: A Soleus H-reflex and EMG activity study comparing Patients with Hemiplegia to Healthy subjects. Int. J. Morphology 28; 591- 594, 2010

Alrowayeh H., Sabbahi M. The Proportion of patients with Non- Specific Low Back Pain and Neural Compromise. EMG. Clin. Neurophysiol. 50; 67-73, 2010

Al-Rowayeh H., Sabbahi M., Etnyre B. Flexor carpi Radialis H-reflex Modulation during spinal loading and unloading with varied forearm posture. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27; 116-119, 2010

Older Publications

Abdulwahab S, Sabbahi M Neck retractions, cervical root decompression and Radicular Pain. JOSPT 30: 4-12, 2000.

Lin F, Sabbahi M Correlation of Spasticity with the hyperactive stretch reflexes and motor dysfunction in hemiplegia. Arch Phys. Med Rehab. 80: 526-540, 1999.

Lin F. Sabbah M The aging effect on the EMG and mechanical responses of the human wrist flexor stretch reflexes. EMG Clin. Neurophysiol. 38: 323-331, 1999.

Sabbahi M Electrodiagnosis-directed treatment of lumbosacral radiculopathy after spinal surgeries. J Neurol Orthop Med. Surg. 17: 182- 186, 1997.

Sabbahi M Fixing Lumbosacral radiculopathy with postural modification: A new method for evaluation and treatment based on electrodiagnostic testing. J Neurol Orthop Med. Surg. 17: 182-186, 1997.

Lin F., Pan Y., Hom C., Sabbahi M, Shenaq S. Ankle stance angle: A Functional index for the evaluation of sciatic nerve recovery after complete transection. J Reconst. Microsurg. 12: 173-177, 1996.

Lin F, Pan Y, Dinh T, Sabbahi M, shenaq S. Functional assessment of tibial nerve recovery in the cat using gait analysis. J.Reconst. Microsurg. 13: 177-183, 1997.

Gogia P, Sabbahi M Electromyographic analysis of neck muscle fatigue in patients with osteoarthritis of cervical spine. Spine 19: 502-506, 1994.

Sabbahi M, Judy D Kinesthetic sensation in the thumb interphalangeal joint. Bull Facul Phys.Ther, Cairo Univ, 1: 1-9, 1996.

Gogia P, Sabbahi M Changes in Fatigue characteristics of cervical paraspina; muscles with posture. Spine 16: 1135-1140, 1991.

Gogia P, Sabbahi M. Median Frequency of the myoelectric signal in cervical paraspinal muscles. Arch Phys Med Surg. 71: 408-414, 1990.

Sabbahi M. sabbahi N Movement analysis system: A new method for measuring movement performance. J Neurol Orthop Med Surg. 10: 319-322, 1989.

Khalil, Sabbah M. H-Reflex studies for C6, L4 and S1 spinal nerve root pathology. J. Neurol Orthop Med surg. 9: 319-322, 1988.

Sabbahi M, Khali M. Segmental H-reflex studies in upper and lower limbs in patients with radiculopathy. Arch Phys. Med Rehab. 71: 223-227, 1990.

Sabbahi M, Khalil M. Segmental H-reflex studies in upper and lower limbs of normal subjects. Arch Phys.Med. Rehab. 71: 216-222, 1990.

Sabbahi M, Fox AM, Druffel C. Do Joint receptors modulate the motoneuron excitability? EMG Clin. Neurophysiol 30: 130-140, 1990.

Sabbahi M, DeLuca CJ. Topical Anesthetic induced improvements in mobility of patients woyh muscular hypertonicity: Preliminary Results J. EMG Kinesiol. 1: 41-48, 1991.

DeLuca CJ, Sabbahi M, Roy S Median Frequency of the myoelectric signal: Effect of Hand Dominance. Eur J. Appl. Physiol 55: 457-464, 1986.

Sabbahi M, Sedgwick EM Recovery profile of single motoneuron after electrical stimuli in Man. Brain Res 423: 125-134, 1987.

Sabbahi M, DeLuca CJ Topical anesthesia: Modulation of the monosynaptic Reflexes by desensitization of the skin. Electrenceph Clin Neurophysiol 54: 677-688, 1982.

Merletti R, Sabbahi M, DeLuca CJ Effect of Ischemia and temperature on the median frequency of the myoelectric signal. Europ J. Appl. Physiol 52: 258-265, 1984.

Sabbahi M, Sedgwick EM Age-Related Changes in Monosynaptic Reflex Excitability. J Gerontol. 37: 24-32, 1982.

Sabbahi M, DeLuca CJ. Topical Anesthesia: H-reflex recovery changes by desensitization of the skin. Electroencph Clin Neurophysiol 52: 328-335, 1981.

Sabbahi M, DeLuca CJ, Powers WR. Topical Anesthesi: A Possible Treatment Method for Spasticity. Arch Phys Med Rehab 62: 310-314, 1981

Illis LS, Oygar AE, Sedgwick EM, Sabbahi Awadalla MA Dorsal Column stimulation in the Rehabilitation of Multiple Sclerosis. The Lancet 1973: 1383-1386, 1976.

 

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