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Blood Draw

A new blood test to monitor multiple sclerosis

Currently, many neurologists do yearly MRIs to monitor multiple sclerosis disease activity. There is a new blood test that may monitor multiple sclerosis disease activity better in clinically stable patients.
Jun 11th, 2020
Heart Attack

Silent Heart Attacks

The heart is a delicate thing for us. Emotionally, it is our soul and passion. Physically, it is the powerhouse that keeps us going. In both senses, it is vitally important. That’s why it’s dangerous when things go wrong.
Feb 28th, 2020

Traumatic Brain Injury Dangers in the Winter

Winter sports are a fun and exhilarating way to enjoy the cold, snowy months. Gliding on ice, speeding down a hill, balancing on a board—it’s all quite exciting. But, high speeds and hard grounds can pose extra risks.
Jan 31st, 2020

Snowy Shoveling and Back Pain

A pleasant winter wonderland with a blanket of snow fluttering down is a scene from many of our dreams. Unfortunately, winter may not be all cozy times. For almost 30,000 people, it’s when they end up in the emergency room from shoveling related injuries..
Dec 17th, 2019

Postpartum Back Pain: How To Get Relief

Chronic back pain can be caused by a number of things, such as painful discs, sacroiliac joint pain, or facet joint arthrosis. Other common causes of chronic back pain are the physical changes that occur during pregnancy.
Nov 27th, 2019

Holiday Survival for the Sugar Conscious

The holidays are an exciting time filled with cookies, cakes, pies, and cheer. But an increasing number of people are becoming sugar conscious and understanding of the real weight of these sweet treats. From 1990 to 2010, the rate of diabetes in...
Nov 19th, 2019

5 Spooky Sleep Disorders

Sometimes the things that go bump in the night are more than just a child’s imagination. As the world becomes chronically tired, more effort has been invested to understand sleep. Many are becoming familiar with common sleep disorders like sleep apnea...
Oct 30th, 2019

Pain Awareness

Pain is one of those inevitable fates many of us have accepted as being fact. The level of pain everyone lives with is different but we can all sympathize; pain is no fun. Our body is covered in receptor nerve cells, from the tips of our fingers and...
Sep 19th, 2019

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the world affecting 125 million people globally.
Aug 12th, 2019
Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile Arthritis in the Summer

It’s hard to imagine a young child having a condition often associated with our beloved elders but arthritis is a very real problem for 300,000 children with juvenile arthritis (JA).
Jul 25th, 2019

Aphasia, Bet You Never Heard of It

Aphasia, sometimes called dysphasia, is an acquired language disorder that affects 2 million people in the United States but most people have never heard of it.
Jun 25th, 2019
Strong Bones

Keeping Bones Strong!

Literally meaning “porous bone”, osteoporosis is a very common bone disease causing bones to be weak and brittle.
May 18th, 2019

Epilepsy – A Growing Condition

Epilepsy is a broad-term neurological condition that causes seizures. It affects people of all ages, genders, races, and status.
Nov 3rd, 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts

This September is the 7th World Alzheimer’s Month, a campaign created every September to raise international awareness.
Sep 2nd, 2018
psoriatic Arthritis

Don’t Wait To Treat Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that forms red patchy scales that are itchy and can be painful. The lifecycle of kin cells is sped up causing them to build up rapidly on the surface. This is a chronic disease with no cure that can come and go.
Aug 2nd, 2018

Julie- Best of Luck!

We had the honor and privilege of having Julie work with us for two weeks for her neurology rotation. We wish her the best of luck in her pursuit of higher education and know that she will be an amazing doctor.
Jun 15th, 2018

FLUENT Study Enrollment Closing — Act Now!

The FLUENT study will be closing enrollment at the end of the month, on June 30, 2018! Those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) who are interested in trying Gilenya (fingolimod) for the first time may be eligible to participate. The study simply asks f
Jun 15th, 2018

Safety Awareness

Every year National Safety Awareness is observed in June to minimize injury and death on the road, at home, and at work.
Jun 5th, 2018

Stroke—You Have To Act FAST

Learning the signs and symptoms of a stroke and knowing how to act FAST can be life-saving. This month is marked by National Stroke Awareness month.
May 3rd, 2018
Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea – Do You Have It?

Sleep apnea, spelled ‘apnoea’ by our friends across the pond, is one of the most common sleep disorders in the United States.
Mar 2nd, 2018

Connecting Your Heart With Your Brain

You know what they say, ‘what’s good for the heart is good for the brain’. Ok, it might not actually be a saying but maybe it should be. There is increasing information that steps to prevent heart disease may also prevent or slow dementia.
Feb 2nd, 2018

Hygge: Find Your Coziness

Think about the last time you were wrapped in a blanket drinking a cup of hot cocoa as a snowstorm rages on outside.
Jan 16th, 2018
happy new year

New Website Launch

It’s a new year and we thought we’d start it off with a new site. We are proud to announce the launch of our new website. It has all the same great information as our old one; click around to learn more about our services.
Jan 1st, 2018