Understanding Scoliosis

Rocky Mountain Brain and Spine specializes in scoliosis. Continue reading to learn what scoliosis is, its causes, and how it can be treated. Looking at the spine from the front, it should be fairly straight, but from the side it is normal to see a few curves. Scoliosis is a condition where you see abnormal…

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What is Artificial Disc Replacement?

Dr. Adam Smith at Rocky Mountain Brain and Spine is board-certified and regularly performs Artificial Disc Replacements (ADR). Continue reading to learn more about what an Artificial Disc Replacement is. Artificial discs are FDA approved for both the cervical and lumbar spine. While neither is placed using a minimal invasive technique, artificial discs allow decompression…

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An Overview: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Rocky Mountain Brain and Spine Institute specializes in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Continue reading to learn more about what this condition is, it’s causes, and how it can be treated. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of hand pain, numbness, and weakness that is caused by a ligament in the wrist pressing on the median…

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Pituitary Tumors Symptoms and Treatments

The pituitary gland sits at the base of the skull and could form a tumor called a pituitary adenoma. However, most pituitary adenomas are small and don’t require treatment, but there are cases in which treatment is necessary. Continue reading to learn more about what pituitary tumors are, when to be concerned, and how to…

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An Overview: Spinal Cord Stimulation

Rocky Mountain Brain and Spine Institute specializes in Spinal Cord Stimulation. Continue reading to learn more about how this common treatment option is used to treat chronic pain. Spinal cord stimulation has been an option to treat chronic neck, back, arm or leg pain for decades. Previously only an option for patients who had already…

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