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Conditions Treated

Some of the conditions treated:

  • Acoustic neuroma A benign (non-cancerous) tumor that grows slowly next to the inner ear. It can cause hearing loss and ringing in the ears.
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm Abnormal bulge in the vessels caused by a weakened area in the vessel wall.
  • Arnold-Chiari A rare genetic disorder where part of the brain extends down into the spinal cord.
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors A growth of abnormal cells in the brain. Some are benign and some are malignant.
  • Craniosynostosis The bones of an infant's skull close before the brain is fully formed.
  • Dementia
  • Disorders of the peripheral nervous system:
    • Diabetic neuropathy or nerve pain
    • Brachial Plexus Neuropathies Disease of the roots or nerves of the neck which cause weakness, pain, and decreased sensation in the arms.
    • Nerve Compression Syndrome Compression of the nerves or nerve roots.
    • Guillain-Barre Syndrome Inflammation of the nerves which cause weakness and loss of sensation.
  • Epilepsy and seizures Recurring seizures
  • Hydrocephalus Excessive fluid or water on the brain.
  • Neurofibromatosis Genetic disorder which causes tumors to grow on the nerves. These are usually benign. They can grow on the brain or spinal cord.
  • Parkinson's Disease Central Nervous System disorder that usually starts with a tremor but can affect speech and walking.
  • Pituitary tumors Abnormal growth on the pituitary gland. Most are non-cancerous. The pituitary gland helps regulate hormones.
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spine conditions
    • Chronic back pain Pain greater than six months.
    • Degenerative back and neck conditions Deterioration of your spine that sometimes happens with age and can result in pain.
    • Spinal fractures A break in the back or neck.
    • Spinal stenosisNarrowing in the spine that can press on the nerves and can cause pain.
    • Spinal tumors Abnormal tissue growth on the spine.
  • Stroke Area of the brain that doesn't get adequate blood supply.

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