The statistics surrounding back injuries among adults is alarming and reflects how grave this problem is in society today. About 80% of adults will experience this type of injury, and at least 1 million of recorded cases are caused by manual labor, with trailer truck drivers as the top type of workers suffering from it.
Your hearing can give you the best clues that something around you isn’t right. But did you know that your lack of hearing can also give you signs? This was the case for one of our patients, Sandra. She sought out answers from her primary care physician, who referred her to Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates PA. After further investigation by the team at CEENTA, she was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma, a benign tumor that needed surgical removal. CEENTA neurotologist Brendan O’Connell, MD, and CNSA neurosurgeon, Dr. Scott Wait collaborated together and completed the intervention necessary to get Sandra back to living life to the fullest. Teamwork makes the dream work!Read More
We are now offering LSVT BIG®, a physical therapy program for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions in our Charlotte office! According to LSVT Global, LSVT BIG treatment is customized to each person's specific needs and goals, regardless of the stage or severity of your condition.Read More
As an adult, the main thing to check for is pelvic-spine-shoulder alignment, making sure that any malalignment does not progress over time. The symptoms that signal a worsening spinal deformity include more muscle strain and stress around the spine area. So if you find yourself requiring treatment, you are not alone.Read More
Christopher’s life has been a series of doctor’s appointments, weekly physical therapy sessions, as well as planned (and emergency) surgeries. This resilient seven-year-old boy has cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, and epilepsy, three conditions that have drastically impacted his physical and mental development. After undergoing a procedure called selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery, Christopher is experiencing a whole new joy in life.Watch Video
This national recognition week is an opportunity to showcase our imaging team and celebrate the incredible services that they provide our patients. In honor of Radiology Technologist Week, we asked our technologists to answer some questions that help us understand the talent, passion, and team culture behind the technology!Read More
October is Physical Therapy Awareness Month! We are proud to offer on-site physical therapy services at our Ballantyne, Charlotte, Concord, Huntersville, Matthews, and Rock Hill offices, focused on improving patient recovery and rehabilitation. Our team of licensed physical therapists work together with our physiatrists, neurosurgeons, and neurologist to review patient progress, develop treatment plans, and share insight for optimal patient care. Through one-on-one sessions with our physical therapists, patients receive the maximum benefit from their treatment. There is also an emphasis on patient education and injury prevention. In this blog, learn the "why" behind our physical therapist's passion, skill, and purpose!Read More