R. MANNING, M.D.
SPINAL DISORDERS, TEXAS SPORTS MEDICINE
DIPLOMATE, American Board of Physical Medicine and
FELLOW, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
ASSISTANT TEAM PHYSICIAN, Dallas Mavericks
INTERVENTIONAL SPINE, BACK PAIN SPECIALIST
Dr. Manning has devoted
his career towards serving the special needs of athletes' back pain. Using the strategies
of physical medicine and rehabilitation, he combines special skills necessary
to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries with/without surgery. Dr. Manning
has developed a particular interest in strength, endurance and balance training
which are used to reduce injury risk. In addition to delivering comprehensive
sports care, Dr. Manning also provides care for patients who require interventional
spine procedures. He has extensive experience in cervical, thoracic, lumbar epidural
and facet block procedures. He has additional training in Intradiscal Electrothermal
procedures and Nucleoplasty (IDET:
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the athlete who wishes to return to function in a quick and safe manner.
Manning has worked in both private and academic settings and understands how to
deliver sports care in today's market with an emphasis on quality professional
care. He has experience in providing sports medicine care to world class and elite
athletes. Dr. Manning is an assistant team physician with the 2011 NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks.
He has formally served as the team physician for FC Dallas, previously known as
Dallas Burn. Dr. Manning is also a physical medicine and rehab consultant for
Southern Methodist University Student Health Service. So whether you are a weekend
warrior, high school, college or professional athlete. Dr Manning's expertise
will help you get back in the game! Dr. Melvin Manning has provided expert sports
medicine advice and opinions to a variety of media. Television interview subjects
with ABC, NBC and Fox have included steroid use in sports and compression shorts
in professional basketball players. He has been a guest speaker with ESPN radio
and is a consultant for a number of sports medicine journalists.
is a four time Ironman triathlon (www.ironman.com)
finisher (Florida, Lake Placid, Brazil, Arizona). He has also qualified and competed
in Boston marathon. He clearly understands the physical and mental demands of
training and competing. His passion for sports, fitness and nutrition ultimately
provides patients with advice and plan of action toward an active/healthy lifestyle.
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Dr. Manning and Texas Sports Medicine support local triathlon groups including
DALLAS ATHLETES (www.dallasathletes.com)
and PLAY TRI (www.playtri.com).
Patient Education on Low Back Pain
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