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3 Stroke Prevention Tips You Should Know

Stroke can have devastating consequences and lead to disability and reduced quality of life. The good news is there are practical things you can do right now to lower your risk and protect your health
Feb 6th, 2023

What to Do about a Herniated Disc

Persistent neck or back discomfort can have a major impact on your daily life. Work with a spine and neurology specialist to get to the root of your pain and start on the path to feeling better.
Oct 6th, 2022

Understanding Your Risk Factors for Neuropathy

Diabetes is the number one cause of neuropathy. If you have neuropathy, working closely with a health care provider is key to slowing its progression, relieving symptoms, and preventing complications.
Jul 1st, 2022

Migraine Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Avoiding some of the most common migraine triggers is one part of the puzzle in managing migraines. Working with a headache specialist is an invaluable way to understand and conquer your migraines.
May 1st, 2022

Helping a Loved One With Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be overwhelming at times, but with the guidance and support of an expert you can give your loved one the best care.
Apr 1st, 2022

My Child Has Epilepsy — Now What?

Each situation is unique, but you can help your child thrive and navigate life with epilepsy. Neurology specialists are an invaluable resource in gaining the insight necessary to help your child.
Mar 1st, 2022

How Life Is Different After a Stroke

Recovery from a stroke is different for each person. The after-effects vary widely depending on the part of the brain affected and pose many challenges for patients and their families, but recovery is possible.
Feb 1st, 2022

Does Diet Impact Sleep?

Finding a solution to ease headaches often involves looking at different aspects of your daily life, including your nutrition and sleep.
Jan 1st, 2022

Reasons You Shouldn't Ignore Migraines

Migraines can be outright debilitating, and you may not even realize your symptoms are migraine-related. If you’re having severe headaches that make it impossible to function, it’s wise to visit a neurologist for an evaluation.
Dec 1st, 2021

A Closer Look at Narcolepsy

Depending on the severity of your symptoms, narcolepsy can have a profound impact on your daily life. Scheduling a visit with a neurology specialist is the first step to successfully managing narcolepsy.
Nov 1st, 2021

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture offers a multitude of benefits, from reducing inflammation and pain, to stimulating the release of mood-regulating chemicals. These effects can help you to get relief from chronic headache pain.
Oct 3rd, 2021

Chiropractic Care for Your Underlying Issues

Realigning your spine and relieving the stress on it may be key to easing headache pain. If you’re struggling with headaches, find out how chiropractic care can help you get the relief you need.
Sep 1st, 2021

What Can Help With Dementia?

Patients with dementia have impairment in memory, language, thinking, and other abilities that interfere with daily life. An effective treatment plan can improve the quality of life for your loved one with dementia.
Aug 4th, 2021

How Botox Can Relieve Your Headaches

Headache pain can strike anyone at any time, and when it does, the throbbing pain can stop you in your tracks, making it hard to go about your day. If you’ve tried other treatments, it may be time to consider Botox® for quelling your headache pain.
Jul 8th, 2021

How Neuromuscular Therapy Can Relieve Headaches

Most headaches aren’t life threatening, but they can cause significant pain that disrupts your daily life. Our neuromuscular therapy targets muscles that may be contributing to your pain to provide you with effective relief.
Jun 14th, 2021

Are Restless Legs Depriving You of Much-Needed Sleep?

Restless legs syndrome can rob you of your sleep and your quality of life. If your symptoms aren’t effectively managed, it’s best to visit a specialist for a complete evaluation so you can get the restful sleep you need.
May 10th, 2021

Symptoms in Your Hands Could Stem From Your Neck

When you have tingling, pain, or numbness in your hands, you might not think to look at your neck. Learn why problems in the neck can manifest as symptoms in your hands and what you can do about it.
Apr 13th, 2021

When Are Headaches a Cause for Concern?

Most headaches cause minor, brief pain, but there are times when you should see a doctor, especially if you’re experiencing recurring headaches. A headache specialist can evaluate your headaches and recommend treatment.
Feb 15th, 2021

Are You at Risk for Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy can have a major impact on your daily life. But with appropriate treatment from our experts, you can manage your condition and lead a good quality of life.
Jan 12th, 2021

These Bad Habits Are Making Your Neck Pain Worse

Neck pain can strike at any time, and for some people it can be a chronic pain that gets in the way of your life. Whether it’s a sharp pain at the end of a long day or a persistent ache, it’s a sign to see a doctor.
Dec 8th, 2020

Dispelling These Common Myths About Dementia

Dementia is an often misunderstood neurological disorder that causes impaired cognitive function. If you or a loved one receives a dementia diagnosis, it’s important to know the facts.
Nov 1st, 2020

How Your Diet Can Help Improve Epilepsy Symptoms

Dietary therapies for seizure control have a well-documented history of success. Today, adults and children with epilepsy can benefit from four primary dietary approaches to control seizures and improve quality of life.
Oct 1st, 2020

The Link Between Stress and Headaches

Stress is one of the most common triggers for migraines and tension headaches. If you’re looking for ways to combat chronic headaches, taming your stress is a good place to start. We share some tips to help you do just that.
Sep 8th, 2020

Understanding Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis doesn’t have to interfere with your quality of life. Early diagnosis and individualized treatment from a qualified medical professional can bring relief and improve how you feel and function.
Aug 13th, 2020

Neurology and COVID-19: What You Should Know

COVID-19 threatens the central nervous system and may cause neurological complications in people with mild symptoms, those who are recovering, and those without classic respiratory symptoms.
Jul 29th, 2020

5 Tips for Better Sleep

The ability to get deep, restful sleep each night is crucial for nearly every organ and system in your body. If you’re having trouble getting meaningful shut-eye, try these tips.
Jun 24th, 2020

Regaining Your Life After a Stroke

A stroke rehabilitation program helps patients regain losts skills that enable them to live independently again. Though it doesn’t cure the effects of a stroke, it retrains the body and brain to function as well as possible
May 27th, 2020

Five Easy Ways to Reduce Stress in Just Minutes

From traffic jams to job responsibilities, stress is often inescapable. But you can take these simple steps in your daily life to help prevent stress from negatively impacting your health.
Apr 8th, 2020

Sleep Apnea: 5 Warning Signs to Look Out for

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder characterized by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep. An estimated 22 million Americans have sleep apnea, and many of them experience symptoms that are severe enough to interfere with daily life.
Mar 3rd, 2020

Posture Problems and Chronic Pain

Poor posture does more than cause you too appear shorter. It places a strain on the supportive structure of your spine, leading to nagging neck and back problems that can plague you for years to come.
Feb 3rd, 2020

How to Manage Menstrual Migraines

Anyone who has experienced a migraine knows how these throbbing headaches can stop you in your tracks. If your migraines coincide with your menstrual cycle, you may have menstrual migraines -- and we can help.
Jan 10th, 2020

Can Botox Help Treat Your Migraine Headaches?

You may think you’ve tried everything to treat your migraines -- and to no avail. But if you’re living with migraine pain, there’s another treatment option you may not know about: Botox.
Dec 1st, 2019

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Stroke Later

You can’t reverse your age or change your family history, but you can take steps to modify stroke risk factors that are within your control. Making the right changes can keep your brain healthy for life.
Nov 1st, 2019

Myths and Facts About Epilepsy

Epilepsy remains a poorly understood condition. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or know someone experiencing recurrent seizures, it’s important to know as much as you can about epilepsy.
Oct 1st, 2019

Spotting the Warning Signs of Dementia

A severe form of cognitive decline called Alzheimer’s disease strikes an estimated 5.8 million Americans, usually during older age. Spotting the warning signs of dementia early can lead to improved diagnosis and treatment.
Sep 1st, 2019

The Dangers of Tech Neck

Smartphones, tablets, and laptops -- everyone has them. But did you know that using your mobile device can wreak havoc on your neck and spine? Make some minor changes to protect yourself against the dreaded “tech neck.”
Jul 10th, 2019

3 Risk Factors that Could Lead to a Herniated Disc

Neck and back pain caused by a herniated disc can seem sudden, but it’s often a gradual process. Don’t let pain from a herniated disc interfere with your life and cause you to miss out on the things you enjoy.
May 9th, 2019

Why Seeking Treatment for Neuropathy Is Important

Prolonged, untreated neuropathy can leave you vulnerable to a host of serious health consequences. If you have symptoms or suspect that you may have neuropathy it’s important to come in to see us.
Feb 6th, 2019

What You Should Know About Post-Stroke Care

A stroke can have a devastating impact on many areas of everyday life. Recovery can happen quickly or over time. Post-stroke care plays a vital role in helping patients gain maximum recovery.
Jan 25th, 2019

5 Overlooked Remedies for Relieving Back Pain

Back pain is a prevalent problem among Americans. The best treatment plans combine traditional medicine with other approaches to manage back pain from all angles, bringing you the relief you need.
Dec 19th, 2018

How Diet Can Affect Neuropathy

Neuropathy can negatively impact your sleep, energy, mobility, and even emotional health. Along with having a neurology specialist on your team, management through dietary changes can help ease symptoms.
Nov 30th, 2018

Can Dementia Be Prevented?

There’s nothing good about developing dementia. It can steal your memories, personality, and hope. But there are steps you can take that may prevent dementia – beginning with understanding what it is and where it starts.
Oct 26th, 2018

Do You Stutter? You May be Surprised by the Answer

Recently a middle-aged woman came to see me in my office because of a chronic problem that she had been suffering from for many years. During my evaluation, I noticed that she started stuttering. After the patient left my office, it got me thinking...
Mar 12th, 2018

What Do You and A Dog Have in Common?

Think of your favorite food. Is it chocolate soufflé? Lobster? Gol gappe? Does that make you salivate? Are you salivating now? Now why did that happen? In the late 1800’s, a famous Russian scientist did some experiments which are taught in every...
Mar 12th, 2018

Why do you bathe daily?

I am serious. I want you to answer that question. Now, some of you may not bathe daily. But I am sure you will probably not admit to that in mixed company. But for the vast majority of you who do, I want you to really think about this...
Mar 12th, 2018

Road Rage – are you guilty of it?

Last week, I was driving with my wife in the carpool lane. As my exit was coming near, I signaled to exit the carpool lane when the double yellow lines ended. There was a lady driving her BMW in the left lane and would not let me change lanes...
Mar 12th, 2018

The Elderly – Wisdom or Burden

Do you have or ever had grandparents? Good. This blog is only for those of you who have had grandparents. The rest of you can ignore it and go to something else. Mike (the name has been changed for privacy reasons) was 15, the youngest of 6 children...
Feb 28th, 2018