Blog Articles

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