What is Ulnar Nerve Entrapment?

What is Ulnar Nerve Entrapment?

Now that the Kuether Brain and Spine team is able to perform elective procedures for the Portland metro community again, we’re exploring common surgeries performed by our staff. Carpal tunnel or median nerve compression is relatively common, especially as people...
What is a Discectomy and Laminectomy?

What is a Discectomy and Laminectomy?

Today we’re exploring two common spinal surgeries: discectomy and laminectomy. We’ll explore what these procedures do and when these procedures are appropriate for a patient. As with any surgery, a surgeon and in this case, a neurosurgeon will diagnose and...
Why Video Conferencing Feels Exhausting

Why Video Conferencing Feels Exhausting

We’re adapting to today’s current reality. We are staying home in order to save lives and fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic. Shelter-in-place mandates still take a toll, especially on our social lives and our appetite for social connection. Many...

The Best Work From Home Set-up For Your Spine

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, there are now millions of Americans who are working from home and finding themselves adjusting less-than-ideal work environments. Your makeshift work environment can influence your productivity, retention, morale and emotional...

Best Exercises for Your Neck and Back

We cannot say it enough: exercise is critical the overall health of your body. With 26 muscles in your neck and three massive muscles in your back, exercising your neck and back may be one of the most important routines to integrate into your workout routine. Before...