Unexpected Ways the Holidays Can Cause Back Pain

It’s the holiday season! The holidays are often fun and inviting, but they can also be an extremely busy and stressful time for others. It’s important to remember self-care routines during this time so you can enjoy the holidays stress and pain free. As we...

The Stages of a Coma

A coma can be defined as a state of profound unconsciousness in which the patient is incapable of conscious behavior. During a state of coma, the brain shows very little activity and the patient is typically in a precarious state between life and death. Comas are...

The Need for Safety Measures with e-Scooters

In 2018, there were over 38.5 million trips made on e-scooters in the USA. As micro-mobility options (eg e-scooters, rental bikes, e-bikes, etc.) grow in popularity, there are more chances for riders to intersect with cars, transit and other residents of the road....

What is Hydrocephalus and How to Treat It?

The brain is complex yet delicate; there are many ways it can be negatively impacted. Today, we’re looking at what hydrocephalus is, its causes, symptoms and treatments. To begin, hydrocephalus is “the buildup of fluid in the brain’s cavities or...

What is an Awake Craniotomy?

Modern medicine has allowed the field of neurosurgery to treat more diseases with fewer side effects. As technology continues to advance, neurosurgeons will ideally be able to prevent and cure diseases that impact the brain and spine. Awake craniotomy is a marvel of...

How to Care for An Aging Brain

As we age, the way we care for our body and more importantly our brain needs to adapt and adjust. What you did in your 20s is probably not what you’ll do in your 70s or 80s. While a healthy diet, daily exercise and promoting cognitive function through mental...

Back Pain Management: Tools for Temporary Relief

Nearly 31 million Americans experience ongoing and recurring lower back pain. Back and neck pain are unfortunately a common reality for many Americans. While the staff at Kuether Brain & Spine strive to find a long-term solution, there are some forms of temporary...