Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Overview This is a breathing disorder. With it, your breathing becomes irregular when you sleep. Your breaths may become shallow. Your breathing may stop completely for extended periods of time. This severely disrupts your sleep. Causes The most c...

Stem Cell and PRP Treatments for Chronic Spine Pain

  Jackson Neurosurgery has many non-surgical platelet and stem cell based procedures developed to help patients avoid spine surgery and high dose epidural steroid side effects. These procedures utilize the patient’s own natural growth factors...

Happy Mother’s Day from Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic

Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on...

What is the Evidence for Long Term Opioid Therapy for Non-Cancer Pain?

What does current medical research say about the efficacy and risks of chronic opiate therapy? Does the benefit justify or outweigh the risks? Why are pain doctors trying to reduce or eliminate chronic opiate therapy for patients with chronic pain?

How Regular Exercise Can Help Knee Pain

It may not make much sense at first that exercising the knee can help relieve the symptoms of knee pain, but this is backed by science and anecdotal evidence. There are many reasons why people suffering from knee pain should give exercise a try, s...

Why Don’t I Feel Pain Until a Few Days After My Accident?

Many healthcare professionals are asked this question when treating patients after an accident.  In most cases, this lack of pain is because the pain hasn’t manifested itself yet.  In these cases, the pain that does arise is a result of the bodies...

Buprenorphine: What is it and how does it work?

Dr. Andrew Kolodney explains how buprenorphine works to help reduce the cravings of individuals have become dependent or addicted to opiate medications such as morphine, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, or fentanyl.

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