Minimally Invasive Back Surgery

Minimally Invasive Back Surgery Procedures at Texas Neuro-Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive back surgery is a procedure performed through tiny incisions. It offers many benefits, including less pain and a shorter recovery. Conditions treated by this type of surgery include herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, and other conditions that affect the spine. If you are experiencing back pain, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive back…

neurosurgeon

The Difference Between a Neurologist and a Neurosurgeon

There are many different types of doctors who specialize in treating nervous system conditions. When it comes to neurological disorders, you want to make sure you’re seeing the right specialist for your needs. While neurologists and neurosurgeons are medical doctors specializing in treating these disorders, there are some key differences between the two professions.  So…

Chiari Malformation

What is Chiari Malformation?

Neurosurgeons at Texas Neurosurgery are experts in the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation. The condition results when there is not enough room for the cerebellum in the skull, and as a result, the cerebellar tonsils can get forced into the spinal canal.  Texas Neurosurgeon can help diagnose and treat your condition. Surgery is most important…

Types of Degenerative Disc Disease

Types of Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a condition that affects the spinal discs. These discs are vital for protecting the spine and allowing movement. When they become damaged or diseased, it can cause pain, stiffness, and other back problems.  There are several different types of degenerative disc disease, each with its causes and symptoms. This guide…

Meditation for Pail Relief

Does Meditation Help with Pain?

Patients looking for pain relief may start with ibuprofen. However, bed rest is rarely recommended. Some may try stretching, yoga, physical therapy, and acupuncture. And they still struggle with pain. There may be one more option many overlook. What Is Mindfulness Meditation? Meditation gets a bad rap. Some people think it’s woo-woo. It’s not about…

What Is Scoliosis?

Have you ever visited the school nurse who asks you to bend forward and then checks your spine? That’s a simple test for scoliosis. The spine has natural curves, but they’re more pronounced and different-shaped for people with scoliosis. Because of this, this test can catch some cases of scoliosis early. In other words, people…