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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


The Misalignment that is Lumbar Spondylolisthesis

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
November 15, 2017
Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Dallas TX

Spondylolisthesis is a long word that can be even longer on delivering pain. Spondylolisthesis is a displacement of the anterior vertebrae. This occurs most commonly in the lower spine, the lumbar spine. Also known colloquially as a slipped disc, the displaced vertebra misaligns part of the spinal column and needs immediate treatment to prevent serious...  read more


Opening the Carpal Tunnel

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
October 15, 2017
carpal tunnel syndrome Dallas, TX

When you see our name, Texas Neurosurgery, you may think we are concerned primarily with the brain, but we deal with neurology, which is the branch of medicine that deals with the function of the nerves and nervous system. In line is our treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. In this outpatient procedure, we relieve pressure...  read more


Treating Parkinson’s from Inside the Brain

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
September 15, 2017
Parkinson's disease Dallas, Texas

Parkinson’s disease is a slowly progressive neurologic condition where the patient has involuntary trembling/tremors, muscular stiffness or inflexibility, and difficulty carrying out movements due to muscle rigidity. The disease usually begins in people between the ages of 50 and 65, striking around one percent of the population in that age group. Medication has gotten better...  read more


Brain Aneurysms

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
August 15, 2017
aneurysm Dallas, TX

A brain aneurysm has a lot in common with a ticking time bomb, except the person has no idea when the clock is set to go off, or even if it is set to go off at all. Most patients don’t even realize they have a brain aneurysm. While some people with show symptoms such...  read more


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