Neurological conditions can be confusing and symptoms often are hard to describe. That is why it is important to have a doctor you can trust to diagnose and treat your condition. The specially trained physicians at NewSouth Neurospine, Mississippi’s Spine Center, make a point to help you understand your condition.
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At NewSouth NeuroSpine, we can provide both education and comprehensive spine treatment all at one location.
Unfortunately, 80% of the population will at some point in their lives experience back pain, and physical therapy is a key component to keeping most people out of surgery.
People often like to say that aspects of life can be a figurative pain in the neck, but what happens when there is literal pain?
When it comes to diagnosing rare diseases, even determining what your symptoms are and how to manage them can be difficult. Such is the case for Chiari malformation, a condition in which the area of the skull where the brain and spinal cord connect isn’t formed correctly.
It could be myofascial pain, a chronic pain disorder that occurs after a muscle has been injured or consistently contracted.
Aches and pains are something we all deal with from time to time. They often are minor and resolve with over the counter medications or rest. We chalk it up to old injuries or age and search the internet to diagnose ourselves, but persistent pain should be evaluated by a doctor.
Yes, even a sneeze can herniate a disc!
Are you feeling pain or weakness under your shoulder blade that radiates out to your arm, forearm, and hand? Sometimes the pain is intermittent, other times it may come on suddenly. Some patients report feeling a tingling sensation, and others also have difficulty doing day-to-day tasks like opening jars, writing, getting dressed, or lifting heavy objects. With unexplained pain, it can sometimes be difficult to realize that the source of it may be found in your neck and could be a condition called cervical radiculopathy.
Have you been experiencing numbness or tingling in your hand? You might describe it as a swollen feeling, electrical buzzing sensation or you may have difficulty performing certain tasks. You may begin dropping objects, have grip weakness, night pain, or numbness while holding a phone or driving. There’s a chance that you can be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome.