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Parkinson’s Disease 101

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
March 15, 2019
Parkinsons Disease Dallas TX

Parkinson’s is an evil disease that robs a person of one thing after another until basically all they can do is watch TV. For an active person, it’s especially brutal. Although you hear about potential breakthroughs in research on how to stop the disease, the reality is that the scientific research budgets are currently under...  read more


Warning Signs of a Brain Tumor

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
February 15, 2019
Brain Tumor | Dallas TX

A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells in the patient’s brain. Some of these are benign; others are malignant. Brain tumors can begin in the brain — primary brain tumors. Or they can metastasize (spread) from elsewhere — secondary brain tumors. When a person hears they have a brain tumor, this...  read more


Neck Pain

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
January 15, 2019
Neck Pain Dallas, TX

At Texas Neurosurgery, we deal with pain originating in the cervical spine, the neck, all the time. It can come from a variety of sources far beyond the obvious ones such as trauma from an injury or accident. We perform surgery to alleviate pain from disc herniation in the neck and from cervical fractures. But...  read more


Information About Parkinson’s

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
December 15, 2018
Parkinson's | Dallas TX

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects a person’s movements. Since we treat Parkinson’s patients with procedures such as deep brain stimulation at Texas Neurosurgery, here’s some general information about this unfortunate disease. What is Parkinson’s? Some people mistakenly assume Parkinson’s is a muscle disease, but it is a nervous system disease....  read more


The Unanticipated Pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
November 15, 2018
Trigeminal Neuralgia Dallas, TX

Your trigeminal nerve is responsible for delivering sensations felt on your face to your brain. When you have trigeminal neuralgia, the nerve reactions go haywire, and even mild stimulation, such as putting rouge on your cheeks, can cause an instant jolt of excruciating pain. We treat this painful condition at Texas Neurosurgery. What happens with...  read more


What is a Lumbar Laminectomy?

By Texas Neurosurgery LLP
October 15, 2018
Lumbar Laminectomy Dallas TX

As the spinal cord makes its way through the spine, is can be squeezed or compressed by various vertebrae along the way. This is called spinal stenosis. Stenosis can be due to bone spurs, thinning spinal discs, or simply from the side effects of aging. Stenosis is common in the lower back, the lumbar spine....  read more


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
Neck Pain 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