Conditions2017-08-16T15:59:14+00:00

CONDITIONS

Neck pain

PROBLEMS TREATED

Our Neurosurgeon, Dr. Harron, is trained to help patients with degenerative spine disorders, brain and spine tumors, chronic pain including carpal tunnel, abnormalities of peripheral nerves, and brain and spine trauma.

In this section, you will find the most up-to-date information available on a wide range of neurosurgical conditions and diseases that we treat here at Harron Neurosurgery.

Damaged discs may bulge or tear open, which may be referred to as slipped, ruptured or herniated disc. The pain may vary from dull and aching to a sharp localized pain that is easy to pinpoint. Radiating pain is caused by pressure on a nerve.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve that runs through the wrist. The pressure can be caused by swelling or any conditions that makes the channel or tunnel where the nerve runs smaller.

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Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the open spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on your spinal cord and the nerves that travel through the spine to your arms and legs.

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A spinal tumor is a growth of abnormal cells that develop within the spinal canal or within the bones of the spine. Tumors of the spine often arise from advanced forms of cancer in other organs.

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A brain tumor is a mass of abnormal tissue growth in the brain or central spine that frequently interrupts proper brain function. The symptoms of a brain tumor can vary widely and rarely, but occasionally cause no symptoms at all.

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Ulnar neuropathy is irritation of the ulnar nerve due to compression or entrapment of the nerve most commonly affecting the elbow. A timely diagnosis is imperative to minimize functional impairment, limb weakness, loss of dexterity and pain.

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Traumatic brain injury occurs when an external force causes damage to the brain. There is a spectrum of brain dysfunction that ranges from mild to severe and life-threatening. pinal trauma or spinal cord injury occurs when there is damage to the spinal cord blocking communication between the brain and the body.

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Chronic pain is pain that last for a period of 12 weeks or more. Chronic pain is persistent and sometimes unrelenting often for months or even longer. Chronic pain can follow an initial injury that did not have adequate time to heal. If not treated, it can limit a patient’s movement, hinder flexibility and lead to disability.

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Hydrocephalus is the condition in which there is too much CSF in the ventricles caused by a malfunction in the draining and absorbing systems. When too much fluid collects in the ventricles they will enlarge to accommodate the extra fluid. This enlargement puts pressure on the brain causing numerous symptoms.

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