Jun
10
Meet Jenni: Discovering a spinal tumor after years of advocating

In 2021, Jenni had been experiencing some strange symptoms: she had ice-cold feet, constant tingling, and numbness that kept getting worse. She saw several neurologists, hoping for someone to acknowledge her pain and help solve it. After two years with no luck, Jenni saw one last doctor, who finally suggested that she have an MRI – as her symptoms indicated that she could have Multiple Sclerosis, a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. But the news she got was not what she expected. 

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Mar
14
Exploring the World of Radiologic Technology with Deneja

Deneja's journey into radiologic technology began unexpectedly during her teenage years when she tore her ACL while playing volleyball. The experience of getting her first X-rays left a lasting impression on her, sparking a curiosity about the field that eventually led her to pursue a career as a technologist. Fast forward three years, and Deneja finds herself using her skills to provide optimal imaging while ensuring the safety and comfort of every patient she encounters.

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Feb
08
Insights from a Medical Assistant: Providing Patient Care while Pursuing Professional Growth

Since high school biology, Alison Fitzgerald has held a passion for medicine. When she decided she wanted to become a physician assistant (PA), she discovered that working as a Medical Assistant (MA) would be a critical step in her journey.

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Dec
20
Celebrating Excellence: Four Members of the CNSA Team Earn Top Doctor Designation

Four doctors from Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates (CNSA) have earned the prestigious Top Doctor designation from South Park Magazine, acknowledging their outstanding contributions to neurosurgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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Dec
19
We Feel Your (Back) Pain: Neurosurgeon turned patient with disc herniation

In this compelling video bonus episode of Back Talk Doc Wellness podcast, we delve into the rarely discussed realm of doctors facing their own health challenges. Dr. Sanjiv Lakhia engages in an enlightening conversation with his colleague and friend, Dr. Joseph Cheatle, a distinguished neurosurgeon at Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates. The discussion centers around the personal hurdles encountered by medical professionals when dealing with their own medical issues, particularly focusing on Dr. Cheatle' s journey through low back pain following a skiing accident.

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Dec
13
Meet Gavin: A Brain Tumor Survivor Raising Hope for Brain Tumor Research and Education

Meet Gavin, a 12-year-old brain tumor survivor who faced a brain tumor at a young age. After a challenging journey involving surgeries and rehabilitation at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, Gavin and his family found hope, support, and a caring community, inspiring Gavin to become a patient champion at a fundraising event for brain tumor research in September 2023.

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Nov
30
LSVT BIG Therapy is Now Available at Huntersville!

We’re excited to announce that in addition to offering it at our Rock Hill office, Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates is now offering the LSVT BIG Program in Physical Therapy at our new Huntersville location

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Oct
30
Meet Nick: An active dad back to chasing his kids around after years of excruciating back pain.

Nick, a dad to three kids and husband to his wife, Traci, experienced back pain for years before it became intolerable. The pain ran down his leg, forcing him to walk with a limp and even making sitting in a chair very uncomfortable. 

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