Recent General Neurology Articles
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
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
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
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
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
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.