Neck and back pain can cause serious disruptions in your life. Like most people, you may first choose to visit a primary care doctor to find a solution. In some cases, primary care physicians attempt to treat spine pain themselves using medications. However, this is not advisable. A spine specialist or spine surgeon is the
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Having back surgery can be life-changing for patients who suffer from debilitating chronic back pain that has greatly reduced their quality of life. If you have decided to have back surgery, it is important to prepare for your surgery and recovery period in order to experience a smooth transition from hospital to home and beyond.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Anywhere between 1.6 and 3.8 million concussions occur in the country every year. Because the brain is a critical part of your health and wellbeing, it’s important to take any TBI very seriously. TBI is usually the result of
Hydrocephalus is a serious condition in which fluid builds up in the brain. It affects people of all ages, from infants to adults, with over 1,000,000 people living with the condition in the United States. It can cause a number of symptoms, including pressure on the brain, leading to damage. There are different types of