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Of Spider Webs and Spinal Cords: Dr. McCormick’s Rare Surgery

Dec. 8, 2017

What do spider webs have to do with spinal cords? The answer can be found in a thin, gauzy layer of tissue, called the arachnoid membrane, which surrounds and protects the spinal cord…

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North American Spine Society Features Dr. Evan Johnson in ‘Ask the Experts’ Video

Dec. 1, 2017

You probably know that physical therapy can make a big difference in your recovery from spine surgery. Physical therapy after surgery focuses on minimizing swelling and pain, and can help you regain strength and range of motion. But did you know that physical therapy before surgery can also help you to be in the best possible shape for the procedure, maximizing the benefits of surgery? The North American Spine Society (NASS) is highlighting the importance of pre- and post-surgery physical … Continue reading North American Spine Society Features Dr. Evan Johnson in ‘Ask the Experts’ Video

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Tandem Spinal Stenosis Poses Unique Challenges, Says Dr. Evan Johnson at NASS 2017

Nov. 10, 2017

If you’ve ever ridden a tandem bicycle, you know it’s trickier than riding a regular bike. You have two sets of arms, two sets of legs and two minds powering and steering the same bike. Riding one bicycle by yourself is easy; add another person, and nothing is straightforward. A similar thing can happen in your spine when two different places are affected by spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. This is called tandem spinal stenosis, and much … Continue reading Tandem Spinal Stenosis Poses Unique Challenges, Says Dr. Evan Johnson at NASS 2017

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Welcome to Dr. Alex Tuchman

Oct. 24, 2017

A rousing welcome to our newest neurosurgeon Dr. Alexander Tuchman! A spinal neurosurgeon by background, Dr. Tuchman has also trained in orthopedic approaches to spine surgery. This means Dr. Tuchman has a combined expertise in both the neurosurgical aspects of the spine (the spinal cord and the spinal nerve roots) and the orthopedic aspects (the bones and joints). Dr. Tuchman brings this combined base of knowledge to his treatment of spinal tumors and disorders of the cervical spine (the spine … Continue reading Welcome to Dr. Alex Tuchman

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