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Spinal Cord Compression: Symptoms, Treatment, and Urgency

The vertebral bones and discs that make up the spinal column protect the nerves and spinal cord. But injuries or degenerative conditions can cause compression of the spinal cord, causing pain, weakness, and loss of function of the arms, legs, bladder, and bowel movements. Learn more about spinal cord compression and how it is treated

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Treating a Metastatic Brain Tumor

A metastatic brain tumor can develop when a patient’s cancer spreads from another part of their body to their brain. While a diagnosis of a brain tumor can be overwhelming, there are treatment options available. Learn more about how metastatic brain cancer is diagnosed and treated from Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics, providing outstanding

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The Advantages of Robotic Spine Surgery

Back pain can range from a minor annoyance to a debilitating condition. For patients with spinal deformities, back pain and related symptoms can make it difficult to go about their everyday activities. Fortunately, significant advancements in spine surgery can help preserve spine function and improve the quality of life for many patients. Learn more about

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Pituitary Tumor Surgery Success Stories at CNSO

Pituitary tumors originate in the pituitary gland, which is responsible for emitting several essential hormones. While many pituitary tumors are noncancerous, others may cause the brain to produce too many or too few hormones, creating an internal imbalance for the patient. Doctors perform multiple procedures to treat these tumors, including surgery. Learn more about pituitary

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Spine Surgery Success Stories at CNSO

When neurosurgeons or orthopedic spine surgeons diagnose patients with degenerative spine conditions, medical guidelines require treatment begin with conservative care prior to proceeding to a surgical solution. Conservative care start with medications, physical therapy, and may be advanced to epidural steroid injections. If these treatments are not successful and evidence of a structural abnormality correlates

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Treating Arthritis of the Spine in NJ

Arthritis of the spine is a chronic condition that affects a person’s everyday life, but many treatments exist for managing the pain. The dedicated staff at Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics know how debilitating back and neck arthritis can be and aim to provide coordinated care to treat pain and augment their patients’ quality

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Shoulder Pain Caused by the Neck

Shoulder pain caused by the neck is often due to a pinched nerve. This issue can interrupt a person’s daily life, causing several symptoms and significant pain. The award-winning rehabilitation specialists and pain management doctors at Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics treat such conditions for patients throughout northern New Jersey. CNSO’s team knows the

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Spinal Cord Stimulation May Be the Answer to Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints of people in the United States. Nearly 16 million adults experience persistent or chronic back pain that limits their ability to participate in daily activities and maintain their regular lifestyle. While back pain is pervasive, patients have multiple treatment options to potentially experience relief from the

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Understanding a Diagnosis of Meningioma of the Brain

For many patients, a diagnosis of a brain tumor can be overwhelming. Fortunately, many types of brain tumors, including meningioma of the brain, are treatable. Some meningiomas don’t even require removal – they can simply be monitored by a specialist. Learn more about this type of brain tumor, its symptoms, and the treatment options available

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When Does Neck Pain Require Surgery?

Neck pain has several causes, and the source of the discomfort may dictate the type of treatment a patient receives. Some conditions necessitate surgery, while others can be treated with physical therapy. Centers for Neurosurgery, Spine & Orthopedics, serving patients throughout northern New Jersey, explains how neck pain may be a sign of a disorder

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