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Advantages of Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
September 15, 2018

Although cervical disc replacement is a relatively new procedure, with the FDA approving the first spinal disc replacement only in July 2007, the procedure has been very successful with our patients at Texas Neurosurgery. Here are some benefits to replacing the cervical disc rather than fusing two vertebrae together. The goal of each procedure is...  read more


Categories of Parkinson’s Symptoms

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
August 15, 2018
Parkinson's Disease Dallas TX

Parkinson’s disease is not easy to predict. The disease progresses in different ways in different patients. But symptoms will fall into two categories: motor skills, such as tremors and muscle rigidity; and non-motor skills, such as dementia and loss of smell. There will be a mix of these categories. Despite its variances, Parkinson’s does follow...  read more


Be Smart Before You Hurt Your Back

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
June 15, 2018
Spinal Stenosis Dallas, TX

We see many patients with back pain and damage. While everyone knows the dangers of trying to move your brother-in-law’s refrigerator, we’re not as familiar with other ways we stress our spine and the surrounding muscles. Prevention is always the best medicine, and this can be incredibly true with the back, as minor injuries can...  read more


Can You Actually Pinch a Nerve?

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
June 15, 2018
Cubital Tunnel Syndrom Addison TX

A pinched nerve is not actually pinched in the classic definition, the not wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day definition. It is more of a pinched in the car door, pinched when the drawer closed on your finger kind of thing. A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by...  read more


Spinal Stenosis

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
May 15, 2018
Spinal Stenosis Dallas, TX

As we get older, the wear and tear over our lives can lead to a narrowing of the spaces within the spine. This begins to cramp the space occupied by nerves that travel through the spine. This is called spinal stenosis. At Texas Neurosurgery, we have a variety of treatment approaches. Usually conservative, non-invasive methods...  read more


Are My Shaking Hands a Concern?

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
April 15, 2018
essential tremor Dallas, TX

As we age, especially past the age of 60 or 65, it seems our hands can shake slightly when we’re trying to act with them. Many people simply associate this with the slackening of the muscles that are a part of aging. These shaky hands are commonly referred to as hand tremors. Hand tremor isn’t...  read more


Pain 101

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
March 15, 2018

When you cut yourself on a kitchen knife or when you’re lifting something and suddenly feel a sharp pain, what’s going on? Since we deal with pain all the time at Texas Neurosurgery, here’s a little basic primer on how this aspect of human behavior works. How you feel pain OK, so you’re cutting a...  read more


Addressing Parkinson’s with Deep Brain Stimulation

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
February 15, 2018
Parkinson's Disease Dallas TX

Parkinson’s is a debilitating disease, robbing a patient of one activity after another and dramatically decreasing the quality of life as it does so. Some patients respond well to medication to alleviate many of their Parkinson’s symptoms, but for others medication doesn’t have much effect. In those cases, at Texas Neurosurgery we offer deep brain...  read more


What is Ulnar Nerve Entrapment?

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
January 15, 2018
Ulnar Nerve Release Dallas TX

Sometimes when we develop numbness or tingling in our hands and fingers, we simply dismiss it — we must have slept wrong and pinched a nerve. But these symptoms could be telling you that the ulnar nerve is becoming constricted as it passes through the elbow. This is cubital tunnel syndrome. At Texas Neurosurgery, we...  read more


Stereotactic Radiosurgery

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
December 15, 2017
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Dallas, TX

Within the last decade, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has come a long way. This external-beam radiation therapy can precisely target small areas within the body. It was initially developed for the brain but is now used to shrink or slow the growth of tumors in other parts of the body, as well. We use stereotactic radiosurgery...  read more


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