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A seemingly innocent fall led to a race against time, an emergency craniotomy and an incredible road to recovery for young Livia. Here's how the care team came together in her moment of need.
Whiplash is a common neck injury caused by sudden forceful motions. Discover a range of treatments available in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation that can bring relief and recovery.
Are you tired of dealing with back pain, feeling confused about its causes and wondering about the best remedies? Let's debunk some common myths about back pain.
Nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain ranging from back pain to headaches. Read about the most common types evaluated and treated by neurosurgeons.
The spine is susceptible to arthritis because of its range of motion. But not everyone who has arthritis has symptoms or needs treatment. Learn how being active can keep the pain away.
Back pain is common. Yours could be caused when the fluid-filled, shock-absorbing cushions in your spine wear out. Learn about why this happens and what you can do.
Surgery isn't always needed for back pain. But when it is, it's important to get all your questions answered. Ask your spine surgeon these questions when facing the prospect of back surgery.
If nonsurgical treatments have failed to improve stress, strain and pain in your back, surgery may be the next option. Learn about the two categories of back surgery and when each is recommended.
The nervous system receives and relays sensory information like vision, sound, smell, taste, touch and pain. Learn about the differences between the central and peripheral nervous systems, and if damaged nerves can be repaired.
Low back pain can range from intense to a dull ache. Learn about eight spinal conditions, the pain you could experience and when it's time to schedule an appointment.
Most people with back pain don't require surgery, but there are situations when it's the best option. Get answers to 7 FAQ about low back surgery, including signs that it may be necessary.
If diagnosed early, learn how this wrist injury can be treated with a variety of nonsurgical options and alternative medicine therapies.