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More Than An Open Low Cost MRI–A Neurologist Who Can Read It and Treat You

We believe an MRI, just like an EMG, a Sleep Study, an EEG, and nearly every other test we use, is merely an extension of the neurological history and examination. So you need an Open Low Cost MRI that is

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Why I Love Clinical Neurology

By Vernon Rowe Someone asked me the other day why I love Clinical Neurology. The short answer is it gives me immense enjoyment at all levels. The long answer involves the concept of “flow.” Here’s how: I enter a patient’s

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Five Reasons to See a Headache Specialist About Your Headaches NOW

By Aaron Seacat and Vernon Rowe 1. You can never replace a day lost to headaches… or to the side-effects of many migraine drugs. The longer you wait, the more family events, work days and special holidays you’ll miss. FIND

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Unintended Consequences of Obamacare

Dr. Vernon Rowe is a member of the AMA House of Delegates, representing the American Society of Neuroimaging. Many members of the AMA still doubt that Obamacare, or The Affordable Care Act, will succeed in the long run. They believe

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Sleep Apnea Is the Real Cause of Chronic Insomnia

Chronic Insomnia is a common complaint, and most of us have transient insomnia from time to time. But chronic insomnia robs us of quality of life and job performance. For many years, sleep physicians at the RNI have known that

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RNI Researchers Attend International Multiple Sclerosis Meeting in Boston

Nearly nine thousand MS researchers from America and Europe converged on Boston a couple weeks ago for an exciting meeting of shared clinical and basic science research on Multiple Sclerosis. Dr. Vernon Rowe, Dr. Elizabeth Rowe, Dr. John Hunter, and

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Extreme Sports Players Have More Head and Neck Injuries

Medical practitioners have long exhibited concern over the dangers posed by participation in sporting activities to the human brain. Now, a new study, which was presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), has

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Is a Pinched Nerve the Cause of My Neck Pain? | Pinched Nerve Neck Pain

Pinched nerve neck pain can be debilitating, and some who experience it elect to have surgery to fix the issue. Rarely surgery is necessary, but it comes with risks, expense, and an extended recovery period. Before seeking surgery, those who

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Un-necessary Surgery for Back Pain a Huge Problem in the US

Five times as many operations for back pain are done in the US, compared with the UK, and twice as many as are done in Canada and Europe. The US has far more neurosurgeons per capita than these areas of

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Back Pain and Sleep Breathing Disorders | Rowe Neurology Institute

No patient has been more candid about her feelings about RNI than this woman. She came to RNI for acute back pain that flared up on vacation away from Kansas City. It made her suddenly unable to walk anywhere, shop,

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