Recent General Neurology Articles
Over the course of the past decade the medical industry has witnessed a trend that has disturbed many health insurers and health economists concerned with the cost of healthcare for privately insured patients: An ever-growing number of hospitals are purchasing
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
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
Dr. Vernon Rowe just returned from the AMA House of Delegates meeting in Chicago. He was the delegate from the specialty society the American Society of Neuroimaging. He was seated with the Kansas Delegation and attended the Heart of America
Here at RNI we take great care to make sure patients’ lives are improved for the long term. Acute back and neck pain is an area where beginning with a conservative approach is crucial to long-term outcomes, as a single
Researchers are conducting a study to evaluate an investigational drug for spasticity in people with MS. View more information about this clinical trial. As one of the MS centers participating in the study, Rowe Neurology Institute is now enrolling patients.
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,
Studying electronic medical records for its patients, and particularly sleep study patients who had also been diagnosed with lumbar radiculopathy (discs impinging nerves), Rowe Neurology Institute researchers uncovered a link between lumbar problems and restless leg syndrome (RLS), as well as increased sleep disturbances.
Steven Brill writes in Time Magazine that hospital profit margins are extraordinarily high for supposedly non-profit institutions, and are largely responsible for the rising health care costs in the United States.
The mini-mental status examination (MMSE), or Folstein Test, should never be used as the sole test for dementia, because it ignores factors only a neurological examination and more thorough neurocognitive testing can accurately evaluate.