Recognizing the best way to care for complex health problems is through a specialized approach, Neurological Institute combines the expertise of neurosurgeons, non-surgical physicians and therapists for the treatment of pediatric patients.
Several weeks of recovery may be required for traditional “open” surgery as it may involve a three-inch long incision. New minimally invasive technology enables the Neurological Institute surgeons to reduce the size of the incision, which shortens time in the hospital and makes recovery faster and less painful.
While you may be able to use watchful waiting for simple back or neck pain, other symptoms like numbness or weakness in a leg or arm need to be seen within 48 hours by a spine specialist to prevent these symptoms from becoming permanent. Click to view our Symptom Chart to understand your symptoms and when to see a doctor.