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Sciatica causes sharp, shooting lower back pain spreading down the leg. Learn about treatments and when to see your health care provider.
Julie Berg's life revolves around family, friends and faith. When her health was tested by an aggressive brain tumor and COVID-19 diagnosis, she leaned on these things for support and her health care team for expert surgical care.
Balance issues, which can make you feel dizzy or unsteady, may be caused by damage to your central nervous system. Learn how and what can be done to steady your balance.
Nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain, ranging from back pain to headaches. Read about the most common types evaluated and treated by neurosurgeons.
A traumatic brain injury can have wide-ranging, long-lasting physical and psychological effects. That's why a team approach is needed to improve and restore function as much as possible.
Ruth Spacek's life was at a standstill because of intense pain on the left side of her neck. She found answers and relief for her uncommon diagnosis from her "ray of sunshine" — the local Spine & Neurological Surgery team.
Paul Halbur just wanted to enjoy a walk with his wife, but chronic back pain made this difficult. Read how his neurosurgery team performed a complex 8-hour surgery to eliminate pain and get him walking miles again.
About 80% of adults experience back pain at some time in their lives. For most people, it will go away on its own with self-care. So, how do you know when to see your doctor about your back pain?
Jeff Calkins believes he has been given a second chance at life. After surgery and treatment for a brain tumor, he is giving thanks and giving back.
Find out how Mayo Post Acute Care helped Jim return home after he sustained serious injuries from an accident in Nevada.
Bill Miller doesn't like to spend his time just sitting around. That's why he sought care when pain started to interfere with the activities he loves to do. Now he is back at it and inspiring his care team.
Learn how to strengthen your core — abdominal, pelvic, diaphragm and back muscles — to help prevent back pain.