Cognitive Exercises for Better Brain Health

Just like your body, the brain needs to flex its muscles to stay healthy. While studies and research cannot guarantee improved results, many show a correlation between challenging your brain and helping to keep it young and fit. Memory loss and dementia may never be...

The Health Impacts of Sitting on Your Brain & Back

In the words of Tim Cook, Apple’s current CEO: “Sitting is the new cancer.” In fact, Americans are sitting more than we ever have in history. According to the American Heart Association, sedentary jobs have increased 83% since 1950 and we sit on average for about 15...

What is Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty?

Two procedures that are sometimes used to treat vertebral compression fractures at Kuether Brain and Spine are vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty. While these procedures may be difficult to pronounce, they have a very specific purpose in helping patients. To start,...

What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects about one in every 26 Americans. It is the fourth most common neurological disorder behind migraines, stroke and Alzheimer’s. By definition, “epilepsy is a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of...

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?

Cauda Equina Syndrome is a rare spinal condition. The condition results from compression of lower lumbar and sacral nerves within the spinal canal. Irritation is caused by “exposed nerve endings and those suffering from CES experience pain or altered spinal...