Surgery of the nervous system.
This medical specialty concerns itself with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with injury to, or diseases and/or disorders of the brain, spinal cord and spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all parts of the body.
Dependent upon the nature of the injury or disease a neurological surgeon may provide surgical and/or non-surgical care.
ECHN Neurosurgery services can treat:
- Brain Tumor
- Cervical Herniated Disc
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Cervical Radiculopathy
- Compression Fracture of the Spine
- Lumbar Herniated Disc
- Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spinal Tumor
ECHN Neurosurgery procedural treatments include:
- Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
- Lumbar and Cervical Discectomy
- Lumbar Decompression
- Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
- Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
- Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
Neurosurgeons are not just brain surgeons, they are medically trained neurosurgical specialists who can also help patients suffering from back and neck pain as well as a host of other illnesses ranging from trigeminal neuralgia to head injury and Parkinson's disease.
Neurosurgeons provide the operative and non-operative management (i.e., prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care and rehabilitation) of neurological disorders. Because neurosurgeons have extensive training in the diagnosis of all neurological disease, emergency room doctors, neurologists, internists, family practitioners, and osteopaths often call upon them for consultations.