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Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Parkinson’s

September 15, 2016

You’ve heard the horror stories associated with Parkinson’s disease, where patients have lost one physical thing they do after another until they’re left with the option of basically watching TV at home. At Texas Neurosurgery, we think there is a better solution. Although there is no cure currently available for Parkinson’s disease, we offer a […]

Combating Hemifacial Spasms

August 15, 2016

Involuntary muscle spasms are unwanted anywhere on our bodies. But while irritating involuntary muscle spasms such as jittery legs are nothing more than an annoyance, other conditions such as hemifacial spasms can start as an annoyance and become more serious, even to the extent of closing off the vision in one eye. What are hemifacial […]

This Bulge is Serious — Aneurysms

July 15, 2016

An aneurysm is an excessive localized enlargement of an artery caused by a weakness in the arterial wall. Most aneurisms go undetected and don’t cause any problems, but they need to be taken seriously. At Texas Neurosurgery, we treat and also try to prevent aneurysms in our patients. What is an aneurysm? When the wall […]

The Danger of a Broken Neck

June 15, 2016

Seven bones make up the cervical vertebrae, commonly known as your neck. Of course, the function of the neck is to support the head and connect it to the shoulders and the torso. Break one of those seven bones and you’ve broken your neck. These injuries are the result of what it is called “high-energy […]

Spondylolisthesis

May 15, 2016

Although it’s hard to understand how this can happen, spondylolisthesis is a condition where one of your vertebrae, most commonly located in the lower spine (lumbar), slides forward over the bone below it. When this happens the spinal column becomes misaligned and the condition should be treated as soon as it is discovered to prevent […]

Cervical Stenosis

April 15, 2016

As we get older things just don’t work as smoothly as they did in our prime. This is even true of the spine and spinal cord within. Over time the spine can develop degenerative changes in the joints that can create a tightening of the spinal canal. This tightening may lead to pinching of the […]

Understanding Spinal Disc Problems

March 15, 2016

If you’ve had issues with your spinal discs you understand how excruciating the pain can be. If you haven’t, keep it that way! Since we deal with cervical disc herniations all the time at Texas Neurosurgery, here’s some information behind disc herniations and disk degeneration. What are spinal discs? Spinal discs are rubbery pads located […]

There’s No Need to Suffer Through Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

February 15, 2016

If you’ve ever driven a car into Manhattan, chances are you’ve been through the Lincoln Tunnel. And if you’ve hit it during rush hour or some other problem, the flow is anything but clear. The same can happen with the carpal tunnel in humans. The carpal tunnel is a narrow, fibrous passage in the wrist […]

Proper Nutrition Is Key for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

January 15, 2016

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

December 15, 2015

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 […]

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