Adam P. Smith, MD, FAANS is a board certified neurosurgeon and Rocky Mountain Brain & Spine Institute is his business providing neurosurgical information to the community. He is committed to the wellness of the patients he treats. Dr. Smith uses minimally invasive surgical approaches for the brain and spine, and uses the most up-to-date neuroimaging, surgical navigation, robotic and artificial intelligence modalities.

Let’s Compare Our Days…

We celebrated our Mother’s this past weekend. From giving us the joy of life to making it worthwhile, they are the true bearers of kindness and affection. Mother’s Day was conceptualized in 1905 by Anna Jarvis, who wanted to honor her mother. By 1911, all US states agreed to observe the holiday. As a neurosurgeon,…

Cannabinoids for Spine Pain

Opioids and muscle relaxants have typically been used to treat spine pain. However, in the awareness of the opioid epidemic, medical marijuana has grown popular. According to the January 2020 data from Colorado’s medical marijuana registry, 30,000 Coloradans reported use for “muscle spasms” and 76,000 reported use for “severe pain”. These are the two most…