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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


Removing Spinal Cord Tumors

By admin
July 15, 2017
Spinal Cord Tumors Dallas, TX

The spinal cord can develop tumors, just like the rest of your body. And, while just the sound of such a thing sounds scary, we can remove them at Texas Neurosurgery and remove the pain you’ve been feeling with them. Spinal cord tumors Spinal cord tumors are similar to any other type of tumor. It’s...  read more


Helping Guide Your Brain Surgery While It Is Happening

By admin
June 15, 2017
Craniotomy Texas

The thought of being awake while a surgeon is operating on your brain strikes some people as akin to medieval torture. But the reality is quite the opposite. Because the brain doesn’t have any nerves/pain receptors, the patient feels nothing. But in certain brain surgeries, patient involvement is very helpful in locating areas such as...  read more


Fixing that Pain in the Neck — Cervical Discectomy

By henley.tabal
May 15, 2017

The cervical spine consists of the seven bones beginning at the base of the skull and running down to the trunk. The bones are separated by intervertebral discs that allow the spine to move freely. The neck has the greatest amount of movement of any area of the spine. Because of this, when one of...  read more


Arteriovenous Malformation

By henley.tabal
April 15, 2017

When developed normally, arteries carry blood containing oxygen from the heart to the brain, and veins carry blood with less oxygen away from the brain and back to the heart. When a person has an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), the blood vessels in the brain or on its surface are tangled and bypass normal brain tissue,...  read more


Dealing with Spinal Cord Tumors

By admin
March 15, 2017

A person never wants to hear that he or she has a tumor. But a “spinal cord tumor” can cause extra anxiety. The team at Texas Neurosurgery has extensive experience dealing with these types of tumors, creating successful outcomes. What is a spinal cord tumor? The name spinal cord tumor is a bit of a...  read more


Surgery to Correct Chiari Malformation

By admin
February 15, 2017

Chiari malformation is a structural abnormality in the brain where the cerebellum is located in a lower position than is normal. In these cases, the cerebellum is situated below the opening to the spinal cord. When the cerebellum occupies this lower position, more pressure is exerted on the cerebellum and the brain stem. This affects...  read more


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