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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Surgery

October 15, 2015
carpal tunnel syndrome

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

September 15, 2015

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 […]

Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

August 15, 2015
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

July 31, 2015

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

June 30, 2015

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?

May 27, 2015

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

April 28, 2015

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

April 2, 2015

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. […]

How To Know If You Need To See A Doctor For Back Pain

March 17, 2015

Back pain is not something you should ignore. Even if you’ve experienced it before or you know the cause of it, there could always be something more serious such as a medical condition or injury that could become worse with time and continued movement. If you’re on the fence about making an appointment, learn some […]

Treatment For Cervical Stenosis

January 30, 2015

As people age, the spinal column starts to narrow and pain arises as bone spurs develop and press on nerves. This is common with patients over 50 and it is often referred to as “bulging of the discs.” Weighing all disabling factors suffered by the patient, neurosurgeons consider both surgical and non-surgical cervical stenosis treatments. […]

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