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Proper Nutrition Is Key for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that is diagnosed in more than 50,000 Americans each year. As Parkinson’s disease progresses, patients lose more control of their movements. People with Parkinson’s disease often have nutritional issues like bone thinning, dehydration, bowel impaction and weight loss. Maintaining general health and fitness can help combat […]


5 Tips for Easing Back Pain

Back pain can affect nearly everyone at some point in their lives. And when it happens, it can interfere with your day-to-day life and take a toll on your overall well-being. Fortunately, if you are suffering from a back pain problem, there are some things you can do to alleviate the pain and get you […]


carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Surgery

While it may be amusing to say the carpal tunnel is the place New Jersey Governor Chris Christie closed to get back at some recalcitrant mayor whose city relied on the tunnel, it’s actually home to a painful condition that requires treatment, possibly surgery by the surgeons at Texas Neurosurgery. What is the carpal tunnel […]


Heat, Ice and Rest for Back Pain and Injury

Self-treating is a good alternative to surgery when dealing with back pain and injuries; however, it must be done with care in order to avoid more damage done. This non-surgical treatment option is quite effective, as it warms and loosens the tissues and muscles before exercise. Even aside from this treatment, it is always wise […]


Trigeminal Neuralgia

Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

TN or Trigeminal Neuralgia is also referred to as tic douloureux. It is a condition or an ailment where the patient suffers from shooting and intermittent pain in the face. This is an ailment where the trigeminal nerve of a person gets affected. This is one of the largest out of all the nerves of […]


What Causes Hemifacial Spasms

Hemifacial spasms occur due to involuntary muscle contractions on only one side of the face. These spasms generally begin with occasional twitching of the eyelid that might, in some severe situations, lead to complete closure of the eye that has been affected. The muscle spasms sometimes continue to reach the lower part of the face, […]


What You Have to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition of the wrist and arm, that occurs when the median nerve (nerve that runs from your forearm into your palm) gets irritated or inflamed due to excessive pressure from nearby tissues. The median nerve is located in a rigid and rather narrow passageway at the base of the hand, […]


What Causes Cervical Fractures?

The cervical spine is comprised of seven bones and a fracture in any one of them constitutes a cervical fracture. Since this cervical vertebra supports your head and connects it to the shoulders and body, a fracture can have some serious implications for you in terms of pain and ability to carry out your normal […]


Cerebral Aneurysm: Causes And Risk Factors

A cerebral aneurysm is caused from ballooning of the brain blood vessel. The condition usually develops on weak artery walls, and may not even be noticeable in many cases. Rarely do these aneurysms burst or rupture, in which case the blood enters the skull leading to a stroke. This is referred to as subarachnoid hemorrhage. […]


How A Neurosurgeon Can Help With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson ‘s disease is a motor system disorder that results from the loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical that controls movement in the body, and the loss of these cells causes the symptoms of Parkinson’s such as tremors, slowed movements, stiffness in the limbs and trunk, and difficulty with balance. […]


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