Being diagnosed with a brain tumor can be a very frightening and confusing time, but not all tumors mean the worst. There are more than 120 different types of brain tumors and not all of them are cancerous, with many being rare. Receiving timely and appropriate diagnosis and treatment is paramount to your overall healthRead More
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Recovery From a Concussion
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can affect your brain function, cause a host of symptoms, and even put your life at risk. Concussions happen when your head is moved in a forceful and sudden manner or if it collides with something. As a result, you experience inflammation in the skull, which isRead More
What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation?
Your arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs and cells of your body, and then your veins carry the oxygen-depleted blood back to your heart and lungs for reoxygenation. Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a condition where there is an entanglement of blood vessels that can interfere with your normal blood flow. TheRead More
Is Artificial Disc Replacement Better than Fusion?
Going for back surgery can be an overwhelming decision to make. Surgery is only recommended when less-invasive measures have not worked to alleviate the pain or disability in your back. If you have chronic back pain, your doctor may tell you that you have two main options: spinal fusion or artificial disc replacement. Let’s talkRead More