May
26
When Should You See A Doctor For Your Chronic Headaches?

When Should You See A Doctor For Your Chronic Headaches?

How do you know when you need to see a doctor for your headaches? Dr. Ki S. Jung, a neurologist at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, explains that you need to see a neurologist if you have changes in the characteristics of your headache.

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May
26
The Best Way to Exercise Your Core… Pilates!

The Best Way to Exercise Your Core… Pilates!

Say “so long!” to hours of sit-ups and crunches. The best way to exercise your core might not be focused, single-body part movement—instead, try a dynamic, whole-body workout to strengthen one of the most important parts of your body.

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Apr
04
The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Back - Why and How

As a CrossFit level 1 trainer with a 13-year physical therapy career and an interest in golf, running, skiing, and hiking, it’s fair to say that Jackson Bellis, DPT practices what he preaches when it comes to maintaining a healthy back.

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Mar
24
5 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Run

Running is a great way to improve your cardiovascular health and maintain a healthy BMI. All you need to run is activewear and a pair of running shoes, which makes this sport extremely easy to start. 

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Mar
20
5 Simple Strategies to Stay Golf-Ready This Spring

Spring golf is right around the corner, and the Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates team is sharing our top 5 tips to help you stay the course this season.

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Physical Therapy Equipment | Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates Physical Therapy
Dec
18
Improving Recovery With Physical Therapy

For the past decade, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates has offered on-site physical therapy. Having these services within our practice has proven to have a resounding impact on overall patient care. Our experienced team of licensed physical therapists works closely with our neurosurgeons and physiatrists to develop treatment plans, review patient progress and share insight for optimal
patient care. 

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Woman playing soccer | Sports Concussions | Neurosurgeons Discuss Concussions
Oct
20
Concussion Testing Vital For All Sports

Sports concussions have become a fixture in the headlines, with a greater emphasis being placed on injury prevention for athletes at all levels. While football is a major focus, athletes in many other sports remain at risk of concussion. "Although football accounts for the majority of concussions in this community, girls soccer, and cheerleading cause a surprising number of concussions," said David Wiercisiewski, MD, a Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation specialist at Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates and director of the Carolina Sports Concussion Program. 

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