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    Spine Health for Office Workers- Tips for Preventing Discomfort & Pain in the Workplace

    In the modern digital age, where a large portion of our work involves sitting in front of a computer, spine health is very important, particularly....

    Are You at Risk For Stroke?

    Stroke, often referred to as a "brain attack," is a medical emergency that occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, depriving brain cells of oxygen and nutrients....

    What to Do About Delayed Soreness Following Accidents or Injury

    Managing delayed soreness after accidents or injuries is crucial for your well-being and potential legal claims. Here are essential steps to...

    What is Level 3 Pain Management?

    Level 3 Pain Management is a specialized approach aimed at treating chronic pain that has not responded to conventional therapies. It involves a multidisciplinary team of healthcare...

    Herniated Discs Explained

    Herniated discs are prevalent causes of low back pain and sciatica, affecting between 60% and 80% of individuals at some point in their lives. Chiropractic treatments and physical therapy can provide relief from pain and discomfort associated with...

    Understanding Cervical Disc Replacement: What You Need to Know

    Cervical disc replacement is a surgical procedure designed to address neck pain and restore mobility in individuals with damaged or degenerative cervical...

    Important Nerves in the Body and What They Do

    Believe it or not, the human body houses over 7 trillion nerves, collectively forming the intricate network known as the nervous system. Think of nerves

    9 Natural Ways to Build Healthy Bones

    Bone fractures affect millions of Americans yearly, but strengthening your bones can reduce the risk of breaks and other injuries. Here are nine natural ways to improve

    Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Back Pain

    Persistent back pain is a prevalent ailment that can hinder daily activities and could be nearly incapacitating. It is important to address appropriately and manage this chronic

    What Is Epilepsy? Your Guide

    Did you know that 3.4 million people live with epilepsy in the United States? 50 million people are affected by epilepsy worldwide. If you or a loved one experiences some unusual cognitive

    Understanding Headaches: Causes, Types, and Treatment Options

    Headaches are a common ailment that many people experience at some point in their lives. In fact, about 96% of people experience a headache at least once in their life. Whether the

    Understanding Chiari Malformation: Symptoms, Types, and Treatment

    Chiari Malformation is a complex neurological condition that affects the area where the brain and the spinal cord meet, leading to a range of symptoms and complications that can

    Celebrating Cancer Survivors: A Focus on Brain and Spine

    June is Cancer Survivor's Month, a time to honor and celebrate the millions of individuals who have faced cancer and are living proof of the progress made in cancer research and

    What Is the Covid-19 Brain Fog?

    The Covid-19 pandemic has affected millions of people worldwide, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. One symptom that has emerged as a common complaint among those who have contracted the virus is Covid-1

    Top Ten Migraine Triggers and How to Deal with Them

    A migraine causes a pulsing or throbbing pain in the head, usually on a particular side. In extreme cases, it can also result in nausea or vomiting. The person may also become too sensitive to light or sound. At times, migraines

    Botox as Treatment for Headaches

    Everyone has heard of Botox as Hollywood’s well-known secret- a miracle reversing aging signs. However, there’s more to Botox than simply erasing wrinkles and fine lines. In fact, in 2010, the FDA approved Botox as a treatment

    Understanding Dementia

    Dementia is a health condition affecting more than 55 million people worldwide in 2022, and the numbers may drastically increase in the next 30 years. While it might not seem obvious until you start getting older, a decline in

    Radiofrequency Ablation as Treatment for Non-Radicular Back Pain

    Back pain is a common condition, and when it aggravates, the pain can make anyone's life difficult. Chronic back pain can also debilitate a patient. One of the treatments for such a condition is radiofrequency nerve ablation.

    Brain Tumors: Types, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

    Brain tumors are the unnatural, uncontrolled growth of cells inside the brain. The signs and symptoms associated with brain tumors can range anywhere from headaches to coma.

    Everything You Need to Know About Lumbar Degenerative Disc Decompression

    Disc degeneration is considered a normal aging process. As individuals age, the intervertebral discs, shock absorbers for the spine, begin to lose form and strength.

    Warning Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

    When the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, there are chances of a stroke. Without an adequate blood supply, the brain cells don’t get enough oxygen to function properly.

    Sciatica: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

    GEA Brain Spine & Orthopedics are experts at treating a wide variety of back conditions, including sciatica. The doctors and specialists utilize state-of-the-art technology to deliver innovative and personalized care.

    Signs You Need a Pain Management Physician

    Chronic pain can creep up on you. A normal reaction to pain is to wait to see if it will go away or to try and manage it on your own.

    Strategies to Control Your Back Pain

    Whether it’s long-lasting or a condition that flares up from time to time, it’s good to have a plan of action to help control your back pain.

    Help Avoid Disc Reherniation with the Barricaid® Procedure

    Dr. Adam Lipson began performing a state-of-the-art procedure called Barricaid, which is intended to prevent disc reherniation from occurring.

    COVID-19 and stroke: IGEA neurologist Charles Gellido, MD, shares insights and risk-reduction strategies

    troke is among the most devastating potential complications of COVID-19, but neurologist Charles Gellido, MD, says that people can take effective steps to reduce their risk

    IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics Patient Testimonial: Jackie Horowitz

    A life-threatening condition, aneurysms develop when a blood vessel in the brain weakens and bulges or balloons with blood. Knowing that she was at risk for hereditary brain aneurysms, Jackie Horowitz turned to IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics.

    IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics Patient Testimonial: Orlando Cueto

    Surgery was the most viable treatment plan for Orlando, who first underwent a cervical disc procedure in June 2017.

    Understanding and Managing COVID-19 “Brain Fog”

    Long after their fever, cough, or other acute symptoms of COVID-19 have passed, some people experience lingering cognitive issues, such as difficulty concentrating or thinking clearly.

    How a Fall – and IGEA Neurosurgeon Ciro Randazzo, MD – Saved My Life

    A serious fall and an ambulance ride to the emergency department hardly seem like an auspicious start to a new year, but for Carol Safner, a mishap at the very outset of 2020 proved life-saving.

    Pituitary Tumors: New Jersey Neurosurgeons Describe the Symptoms and Explain the Latest Treatment Approaches

    The board-certified neurosurgeons of IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics have extensive experience providing patients with education to allay that anxiety, as well as with minimally

    Different Warning Signs for Pituitary Tumors

    Your pituitary gland is an organ located near the brain. Its job is to produce hormones that regulate organs throughout the body. When a tumor invades the pituitary gland, it can cause hormonal imbalances, resulting in diverse changes throughout the body.