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A Guide to Treating Facial Pain from Trigeminal Neuralgia

A Guide to Treating Facial Pain from Trigeminal Neuralgia

Insight Neurosurgery – Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which is responsible for carrying sensations from the face to the brain. This chronic, debilitating condition ranges in severity but is often described as a piercing...

Six Tips For Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief Without Surgery

Six Tips For Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief Without Surgery

Insight Pain Management – Do you experience tingling and numbness in your fingers, hand weakness, and persistent pain that radiates from your hand to your arm? If so, you may have a common nerve condition called carpal tunnel syndrome, which occurs when the median...

Q&A with Dr. Sunil Manjila

Q&A with Dr. Sunil Manjila

Name: Sunil Manjila MD Position: Neurosurgeon Q: What does your job entail? A: I do surgery on the brain, spinal column, and spinal cord with varied pathologies ranging from vascular lesions, tumors, and degenerative processes. Q: What do you like most about your job?...

Why Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery Is Right For You

Why Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery Is Right For You

By: Dr. Ashim Wadehra Insight Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Bunions can be a very painful condition where a bump gradually forms on the big toe joint, making it difficult to wear shoes and walk. For those with chronic inflammation and swelling that is not...

7 Summer Fruits and Vegetables For Better Brain Health

7 Summer Fruits and Vegetables For Better Brain Health

Insight Neurosurgery – Warm weather, long days, bonfires, and the beach are just a few of the many reasons we love summer in the Great Lakes region. But one of the best parts of the season has to be the abundance of fresh, healthy foods that are available this time of...

Six Ways to Make Men’s Health a Priority Year-Round

Six Ways to Make Men’s Health a Priority Year-Round

Insight Hospital & Medical Center Chicago – We’ve all heard the statistics that women are more likely to live longer than men. From heart disease and cancer to diabetes and mental health, men die an average of five years sooner than women according to research...

Eight Simple Tips for Managing Migraine Headaches

Eight Simple Tips for Managing Migraine Headaches

Insight Pain Management – If you’re one of the 39 million Americans estimated by the American Migraine Foundation to be living with migraines, you probably understand how difficult it can be to find relief from this deeply painful and often debilitating recurring...

Spinal Stenosis and Steps You Can Take To Promote Spine Health

Spinal Stenosis and Steps You Can Take To Promote Spine Health

Insight Neurosurgery – When you stand up after sitting for an extended period or go for a walk, do you feel pain in your back, shoulders, arms, or legs? If so, you may be experiencing a problem with your spine called spinal stenosis. This condition, which currently...

Protecting Your Brain: Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

Protecting Your Brain: Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

By: Dr. Ahmad Elakil Insight Hospital and Medical Center Chicago – Whether it’s a blow to the head or a sudden jolt, a concussion is a serious injury that can happen in an instant. And unlike other injuries, it can be difficult to know if you have a concussion since...

How To Recognize Signs and Symptoms of Brain Concussions

How To Recognize Signs and Symptoms of Brain Concussions

By: Dr. Ahmad Elakil Insight Hospital and Medical Center Chicago – Each year, millions of people in the United States visit the emergency room to receive treatment for brain concussions. Although most people who experience a concussion recover fully with few...

Three Non-Surgical Methods For Herniated Disc Treatment

Three Non-Surgical Methods For Herniated Disc Treatment

By: Dr. Ahmad Elakil Insight Hospital and Medical Center Chicago – Herniated discs are one of the leading causes of neck, arm, back, and leg pain, impacting millions of people each year. In my previous blogs, I reviewed the common symptoms of disc herniation and how...

Comparing the Benefits of Heat Versus Ice for Pain Management

Comparing the Benefits of Heat Versus Ice for Pain Management

By Chrystin Schultz Physical Therapist Assistant Insight Comprehensive Therapy Growing up, it seemed like every person over the age of 65 owned a heating pad. Every reclining chair had a heating pad plastered to the back of it – and they all looked like they could...

Diagnosing and Treating Brain Tumors at Insight Neurosurgery

Diagnosing and Treating Brain Tumors at Insight Neurosurgery

By: Dr. Ahmad Elakil When there is a possibility that you may have a brain tumor, our multi-disciplinary team of specialists at Insight will work closely with you to assess symptoms, develop an accurate diagnosis, and design a treatment plan to meet your needs. As we...

Insight Hospital Emergency

Insight Hospital Emergency

INSIGHT HOSPITAL GRANTED COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT DESIGNATION Former Mercy Hospital Welcomes Return of Ambulances, Relieving Overcrowded Conditions at Other Area Hospital Emergency Rooms on Chicago’s Southside CHICAGO, IL – After nearly a year without...

Uzomah’s Injury Impacts Cincinnati’s Cinderella Season

Uzomah’s Injury Impacts Cincinnati’s Cinderella Season

Written by: Aseel Almatheel Edited by: Mel Quist In one of the biggest games in Cincinnati Bengal’s franchise history, star tight end CJ Uzomah suffered an MCL sprain late in the first quarter. Although missing one of their most important pieces, Cincinnati still...

Molecular markers: Fingerprinting brain tumors

Molecular markers: Fingerprinting brain tumors

May 10, 2019 Molecular markers: Fingerprinting brain tumors By ROY ALLAN DOMINIQUE G. TORCUATOR, MD Dr. ROY ALLAN DOMINIQUE G. TORCUATOR is a neurosurgeon at INSIGHT. He earned his degree in medicine from the University of the East - Most Filipinos believe that having...

Upcoming Lecture On April 22nd

Upcoming Lecture On April 22nd

Please join us for this month's Grand Rounds Video Lecture Series, where we are honored to Dr. Ali Al-Ramadan MD teach us about "Acute and Post-Acute Neurological Complications of COVID-19". Dr. Ali Al-Ramadan is a research scholar at the University of Michigan- Flint...

INSIGHT- Chicago Featured in Block Club Chicago

INSIGHT- Chicago Featured in Block Club Chicago

New Mercy Hospital Owners Face ‘Deplorable’ Conditions And Mounting Debt. Can They Revive A Bronzeville Institution? Insight Chicago's deal to buy Mercy Hospital was finalized last month. Now, the new owners are working to rejuvenate a 169-year-old hospital that...

Upcoming Lecture On March 18th

Upcoming Lecture On March 18th

Insight is excited to announce this month's Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually, we hope to be able to host you on-site as we have in the past but, for now, we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for March will be held Thursday, March 18th at 4:00 PM...

Upcoming Lecture On February 18th

Upcoming Lecture On February 18th

Insight is excited to announce this month's Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually, we hope to be able to host you on-site as we have in the past but, for now, we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for January will be held Thursday, February 18th at 12:00...

Upcoming Lecture On January 21st

Upcoming Lecture On January 21st

Insight is excited to announce this month's Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually, we hope to be able to host you on-site as we have in the past but, for now, we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for January will be held Thursday, January 21st at 8:30 am...

Upcoming Lecture On December 17th

Upcoming Lecture On December 17th

Insight is excited to announce this months Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually we hope to be able to host you on site as we have in the past but, for now we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for December will be held Thursday December 17th at 8:30am...

Upcoming Lecture On November 19th

Upcoming Lecture On November 19th

Insight is excited to announce the return of the Grand Rounds lecture series. Eventually we hope to be able to have you on site as we have in the past but, for now we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for October will be held Thursday November 19th at...

Upcoming Lecture On October 15th

Upcoming Lecture On October 15th

Insight is excited to announce the return of the Grand Rounds lecture series. Eventually we hope to be able to have you on site as we have in the past but, for now we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for October will be held Thursday October 15th at...

Trigeminal Neuralgia: What It Is and How It May Be Treated

Trigeminal Neuralgia: What It Is and How It May Be Treated

One of the most painful medical conditions known today is a rare condition known as trigeminal neuralgia. Because it’s not as well-known as some other medical concerns, chances are that it’s underdiagnosed. Understanding what trigeminal neuralgia is, however, is the...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment and Prevention

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment and Prevention

The numbness, tingling, and pain in the hands, wrists, and arms may be all too familiar to you if you have carpal tunnel syndrome, and if so, you’re far from alone. More than eight million people are affected by CTS every year. Fortunately, various forms of carpal...

Sylvester Broome Center Serves Flint Youth

Sylvester Broome Center Serves Flint Youth

When neurosurgeon Jawad Shah talks about giving back to the community of Flint, Exhibit A is the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, as stated in a post on Crain’s Detroit Business. Dr. Shah bought the 63,000-square-foot Broome building in 2015 for $1. He said...

Epilepsy Awareness:  What to Do if Someone has a Seizure

Epilepsy Awareness: What to Do if Someone has a Seizure

One in 10 people will experience a seizure in their lifetime, so it’s important that you understand how to properly respond if someone with you has a seizure. Although they are commonly associated with epilepsy, seizures can be caused by a number of issues, including...

How Spinal Decompression Therapy Works

How Spinal Decompression Therapy Works

About 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, and this pain can range from mild to debilitating. Although many people believe they have to just live with it, various treatment options can greatly alleviate this pain. One of these...

Types of Speech Disorders and Therapy Options

Types of Speech Disorders and Therapy Options

Many people may recognize one or two types of speech disorders, but speech therapists actually treat a wide range of issues. Disorders can range from mild to severe. Some are present at birth, while others develop over time. Some are part of a neurological function,...

Pain Management in Flint: How Insight Treats the Whole Person

Pain Management in Flint: How Insight Treats the Whole Person

If you need pain management in Flint, you probably have several options. If you want to go beyond the basics with in-depth solutions and comprehensive patient care, however, Insight provides what no one else can. Holistic Solutions with Insight Insight’s Pain...

What are the Differences Between MRI and CT Scans?

What are the Differences Between MRI and CT Scans?

If you’ve been told you need MRI or CT scans, you may have a few questions. While traditional X-rays are still used for imaging in some cases, today’s technology allows for more detailed visuals of the inside of a patient’s body. Common imaging techniques include...

Dr. Jawad Shah: The Vision Behind Insight

Dr. Jawad Shah: The Vision Behind Insight

Insight is not only a name. Insight is about having the intrinsic drive and perceptiveness required to drive the future of the neuroscience industry forward. It’s also what’s required to truly give one’s best when it comes to compassionate patient care. No one...