This June, we’re promoting scoliosis education through National Scoliosis Month. Together with the Scoliosis Research Society, our goal is to teach our patients about this fairly common spinal deformity.
You might not realize how much you rely on your shoulder until it becomes too painful to move. The shoulder is a unique part of the human body that can easily become injured.
Your muscles are sore, your energy is waning, and you’re just tired. But what if it’s more than fatigue? What if your muscles are weak as a result of a deeper issue? Find out what signs point to muscular weakness and what you can do about it.
A sharp, shooting pain moves across your back and down into your leg. Or you feel a consistent, dull ache that causes the sensation of numbness to move through your thigh and into your calf. This is not a normal backache.
Peripheral neuropathy, often just referred to as “neuropathy,” affects 20,000,000 people in America. That’s 1 in 15 people. Those suffering from this disease are constantly aware of their pain. So this week—National Neuropathy Awareness Week—it’s time for us to become more aware.
If you gave the MVP award to a part of your body, what would it be? Would you choose your heart or your brain? Your eyes or your limbs? Would you consider nominating your spinal cord as the MVP? The spinal cord is an extremely crucial part of our body that often gets overlooked.
Headaches are something that everyone deals with throughout the course of their life, but not everyone endures a migraine headache. Migraines affect 37 million people in the United States, 70% of whom are women. This is not just a tension headache or a sinus headache that goes away with over-the-counter medication.
At NewSouth NeuroSpine, we understand how debilitating chronic back pain can be. Our physicians specialize in the treatment of compression fractures.
There is a big difference between the unwelcome pain that comes from an old sports injury or picking up a heavy box, in comparison to a condition involving the nerves. The bones, muscles, and nerves in your back are a complex system that support your entire body, and it’s always possible that they may become compromised and lead to a condition called lumbar radiculopathy.
Weighing about three pounds, the human brain serves as the command center for our nervous system. Every second, the neurons in our brain are making 500 trillion connections allowing us to have mental processes that affect our thinking, reasoning, perception, emotions, sensations, learning, and memory.