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Dr. Cerullo video-blogs about neurology, specifically brain tumors and spine disorders. Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop talks about hip and knee disorders and surgical procedures for correcting them. Dr. Randall Kertz discusses chiropractic and acupuncture-based health care.
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Vacation instead of Rehabilitation by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Luxury Post-Op After Double Knee Replacement; Lower cost, safer environment, better food and duplicate care cited The Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago (NOHC) and St ... Read on »
Ultrasound by NOHC Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain One of the modalities, or treatment methods that I commonly use on my patients is called ultrasound. This is the same ultrasound that you used to find out about your baby, wit ... Read on »
Femoral Acetabular Impingement by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain There is a relatively recent addition to the potential causes of hip arthritis that we are investigating at the Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago: Femoral Acetabular ... Read on »
Meet Dr. Gail Rosseau, Neurosurgeon & Chief of Surgery, Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago by NOHC Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Dr. Gail Rosseau, neurosurgeon and Chief of Surgery at the Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago discusses her professional medical training, family, and goals for her p ... Read on »
Do you want to improve your sex life? Then get a new joint—hip or knee that is by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Sexual relations are a legitimate but often embarrassing subject so patients shy away from the discussion. I have decided to address sexual relations through the following que ... Read on »
Slimming up for spring—the Sheinkop method by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain You have heard it before and I will tell you again; staying healthy is an individual matter with the physician as adjunct. It must be a personal goal, centered on good nutriti ... Read on »
Minimally Invasive, Anterior Supine, Direct Anterior, Total Hip Procedure—A Muscle-Sparing... by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain A new muscle sparing approach to total hip replacement, the Direct Anterior, hip incision. It is a new means of gaining access for implanting a total hip prosthesis. The ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo, MD - Discusses Meningiomas by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Today Dr. Cerullo, CINN neurosurgeon with over 30 years of experience, will discuss meningiomas. As he explains, meningiomas are primarily benign tumors that grow on the out ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo, MD - Stereotactic Radiosurgery Part 2 by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain This week Dr. Cerullo continues the series on stereotactic radiosurgery, by specifically discussing the use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat brain metastases. Brain met ... Read on »
A high performance knee prosthesis for the master athlete by NOHC Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The Mobile Bearing Knee design was approved for United States introduction in February of 2008. I learned about mobile bearing designs during my orthopedic travels in Japan ... Read on »
Discs and Low Back Pain by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain A common cause of low back pain is the disc, a structure made out of cartilage which sits between the bones that make up the spinal column, called vertebrae. The disc serves ... Read on »
Yoga by NOHC Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Yoga is a system of poses which coordinates breathing and physical activity to engage mind and body. The word yoga means union and is described as integrating mind, body, an ... Read on »
Making Joint Replacement Affordable by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Affordable care with compassion and patient satisfaction, that’s the ethos at the Neurologic and Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago where I perform total hip and total knee repl ... Read on »
Trigger Points by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Trigger points are focused areas of hyperirritability in muscles which when compressed are locally tender. They are commonly referred to as knots in the muscles because that ... Read on »
Sleeping Position by NOHC Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Sleeping position is important. Some rules of thumb when sleeping include positioning and postural considerations. It is important to sleep on your back or sides, not on you ... Read on »
Who or What to Blame When Hip Replacements Fail by NOHC Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Hip and knee replacement surgery is among the most successful and predictable operations in all of medicine but hip replacement surgery isn’t foolproof. And when the procedu ... Read on »