Aug
22
Meet Helen who is “back in the saddle” after spine surgery!

Before receiving surgical spine intervention, 64-year-old Helen, a patient at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates couldn’t walk across the street without her legs giving out from under her. After intervention from the neurosurgical spine experts and the help of in-house physical therapy, Helen is “back in the saddle,” both literally and figuratively. Less than six-months after surgery, she was taking horseback riding lessons again, walking over two miles a day, and is able to play in the back yard with her grandkids.

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Jul
15
Meet Sandy, jumping back into an active lifestyle after spinal surgery.

In January 2021, Sandy felt like there was a screwdriver digging into her hip. She had been diagnosed with scoliosis at age 26, and in the last 10 years, her back pain became significantly worse.

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Being a Kid - CNSA
Jun
16
Meet Christopher, a story of resilience and hope.

Meet Christopher, a story of resilience and hope. This seven-year-old patient is able to be a kid again after surgery.  

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Marathon runners
Dec
12
From Paralysis To Promise

Quick response, neurosurgical expertise and the promise from a doctor to a patient helped Dean Otto recover from paralysis. He's now raising money for others with spinal cord injuries and just ran a half marathon with his neurosurgeon.

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Apr
02
Multi-position, open MRI reveals spine disorder - Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates

Patient Tracy Bari found relief from intense back pain by undergoing minimally invasive lumbar fusion (TLIF). Our on-site multi-position, open MRI revealed instability in her L3-4 vertebrae.

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Nov
29
Surviving And Thriving After An AVM Rupture

Charles woke up one morning and could not feel his left side. An AVM had ruptured in his brain. Three years later, Charles is living a full life, from pitching in a Little League game at Cooperstown to playing violin at Merlefest.

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Victor Is Victorious
09.11.2017

Victor was gradually losing the use of his hands. This was impacting his life and his livelihood as a barber. When he woke one morning and was unable to walk, Victor turned to our practice for help.

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Feb
01
Meg's Story Pt. 1 - Brain Tumor Diagnosis

After four days of headaches, Meg found herself in the ER...with a brain tumor diagnosis. An MRI revealed a golf ball-sized tumor that was removed by neurosurgeon Mark Van Poppel, MD. Meg describes the start of her journey in this video.

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