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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.
Christina Anderson and her fiancé, Brandon Jensen, were on their way to happily ever after when a CT scan revealed a tumor on Christina's brainstem.
The good news: back pain rarely is a sign of something serious. The bad news: Most of us will have back pain at some point. Learn the basics of back pain, how to get relief and when its time to worry.
Jennifer Van Berkum is enjoying retirement and feeling 100% better after her back surgeries. Read about this nurse's path to surgery and how the care team exceeded her high expectations.