What are metastatic spinal tumors?

Every year an estimated 10,000 Americans will develop metastatic spinal tumors. While this represents only a small percentage of the population, metastatic spinal tumors are a rare, yet devastating disease, that the staff at Kuether Brain & Spine is equipped to...

What is Sciatica?

Working from home is the new normal and will likely remain as most people’s work environment through 2021. We’re slouching over kitchen tables, laying horizontally on our couches and all schlumped over our laptops working away. While the pandemic continues...

Bone Regeneration: What is it?

With today’s aging population, bone deterioration and resulting injuries are becoming an increasingly common and serious problem within the medical field. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are over 59 million senior citizens as of 2019. Bone defects and...

What are amniotic injections?

Kuether Brain and Spine is always looking to be on the forefront of medicine. Our expert staff is always researching and looking for the latest cutting-edge treatments to help our community of patients live happier, healthier and pain-free lives. Our staff offers...

What is a Brainstem Glioma?

A brainstem glioma is a malignant tumor of the glial tissue of the nervous system, more specifically the brainstem. Brainstem gliomas are typically astrocytoma or a cancer that affects the brain or spinal cord. They can range in size and severity, but all of gliomas...
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...