Subdural Hematoma

  Overview This is a buildup of clotted blood beneath the dura. That’s a membrane that covers your brain. The blood can press harmfully against your brain. How it Forms This type of hematoma is often caused by a violent blow to your hea...

Cervical Radiculopathy

Overview This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the cervical spine. Because these nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands, an injury in the cervical spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Cervical rad...

Stroke

Overview When blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped, you can have a stroke. Without oxygen and nutrients from the blood, brain cells die quickly. A stroke can damage your brain. It can even kill you. Ischemic Stroke There are two main kind...

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Overview This condition, which usually occurs in adults 55 and older, is an excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. The ventricles are a system of large, fluid-filled open spaces inside the brain. Too mu...

Brain Tumor (Overview)

  Overview: Brain Tumor This is a mass of abnormal cells. It may be inside your brain, or it may be next to your brain. It can grow and press harmfully against healthy brain tissue. This can cause a wide range of problems throughout your body...

Laser Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery for Herniated Discs

Overview This minimally-invasive procedure, performed through a tube called a cannula, is designed to relieve the pain caused by herniated disc tissue pressing against nerve roots in the spine. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia, an...

Occipital Neuralgia (Arnold’s Neuralgia)

Occipital nerves Overview This condition is a distinct type of headache caused by irritation or injury of the occipital nerves. These nerves travel from the base of the skull through the scalp. This condition can result in severe pain and muscle s...

Anatomy of the Brain

Overview The brain is the control center of the human body. It forms your thoughts and preserves your memories. It regulates your body’s actions, from the movements you choose to perform to the functions you don’t even consciously thin...

Healthy Eating

Overview Proper nutrition is important for your health. Making good food choices, combined with regular exercise, can help you maintain a proper weight. If you are overweight, making small changes in your eating habits can make a big difference in...

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