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The Surprising Brain Perks of Yoga

The Surprising Brain Perks of Yoga

Insight Neurosurgery – When we think about yoga, flexibility, emotional balance, and holistic wellness are probably some of the first things that come to mind. But did you know that yoga is particularly beneficial for brain health? From its origins tracing back to...

What Happens To Your Brain During Heat Stroke?

What Happens To Your Brain During Heat Stroke?

Insight Neurology – With 2023 being the warmest year on Earth in a half century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a substantial increase in emergency room visits for heat-related illnesses in many parts of the United States last year....

10 Signs & Symptoms of Chiari Malformation

10 Signs & Symptoms of Chiari Malformation

Insight Neurosurgery – Chiari malformation (CM) is a condition where the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance, descends into the spinal canal. It can cause a wide range of symptoms, including headaches, neck pain, and coordination issues. About one...

4 Common MRI Misconceptions Explained

4 Common MRI Misconceptions Explained

Insight Imaging – Each year more than 30 million Americans undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams, making this one of the most common techniques used to help doctors view detailed images of the internal structures of the body. MRI is a valuable tool for...

When to Visit Urgent Care for Cold and Flu Symptoms

When to Visit Urgent Care for Cold and Flu Symptoms

Insight Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine – Cold and flu season is here. Over the course of a year, mostly between September and May, the average adult will experience two to four colds. For children, that number increases to between six and eight colds a year....

5 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health at Work

5 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health at Work

Insight Behavioral Health – Work is a significant part of our lives. It’s where we spend much of our time during the week, meet friends, earn a living, and grow both personally and professionally. But the pressures of deadlines, difficult customers, and outside...

8 Myths About Allergies Debunked

8 Myths About Allergies Debunked

Insight Allergy & Immunology – Allergies are one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, impacting as many as 100 million Americans of all ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic groups each year. From animals and pollen to food and...

8 Signs Your Child Should See a Speech-Language Pathologist

8 Signs Your Child Should See a Speech-Language Pathologist

Insight Comprehensive Therapy – May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, an annual time established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 1927 to raise awareness about communication disorders and treatment options that are available to improve...

5 Surprising Ways E-Cigarettes Impact Neuro Health

5 Surprising Ways E-Cigarettes Impact Neuro Health

Insight Neurosurgery – With people looking for cheaper, less harmful alternatives to traditional cigarettes and new ways to stop smoking, the popularity of e-cigarettes (or vaping) has been surging in the last few years. According to recent data from the Centers for...

Brain Damage Symptoms In Adults 2023

Brain Damage Symptoms In Adults 2023

Insight Neurosurgery – March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, an annual time dedicated to educating the community about brain and head injuries, sharing prevention tips, and raising awareness on why you should see a doctor if an injury has occurred. Brain injuries are...

Avulsion Fractures

Avulsion Fractures

If you fracture a bone, most of the time it’s because of a fall or trauma. Over exercising can also cause a stress fracture. There is another type of fracture that can develop, especially in young athletes. This is called an avulsion fracture. This fracture happens...

Coping Strategies For Substance Abuse

Coping Strategies For Substance Abuse

Insight Behavioral Health – Are you struggling with addiction to alcohol, drugs, or other substances? If so, you are not alone. According to the latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 46.3 million people age 12 or older in the U.S. (16.5...

Neurology vs Neurosurgery | Do I Need In 2023

Neurology vs Neurosurgery | Do I Need In 2023

Insight Neurosurgery –From Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease to strokes and chronic nerve pain, millions of Americans are affected by a neurological condition each year, making this one of the leading causes of disability and death nationwide. If you or a loved one...

How Effective is Functional Neurology?

How Effective is Functional Neurology?

Insight Functional Neurology – Are you experiencing recurring migraines or headaches? Have you wondered why you are feeling dizzy or off balance lately? Is pain or numbness affecting your daily activities and quality of life? If so, you may benefit from functional...

5 Helpful Tips to Prepare for an MRI Scan

5 Helpful Tips to Prepare for an MRI Scan

An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a medical procedure that provides doctors with detailed internal images of the body. This technology is often used to detect tumors, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and a wide range of injuries and conditions. Although an...

6 Tips for Preventing Winter Head and Neck Injuries

6 Tips for Preventing Winter Head and Neck Injuries

The winter months bring joy, snow, and many seasonal activities for millions of people living in the northern regions of the United States. Unfortunately, cold temperatures and unpredictable weather also brings a unique set of challenges, including an increased risk...

Are Urgent Care Centers Open During the Holidays

Are Urgent Care Centers Open During the Holidays

Insight Urgent Care – With travelers visiting family and going on vacation, shoppers heading to stores looking for last-minute gifts, and an abundance of food and parties, the holidays are one of the busiest times of the year for most people. Yet as you spend time...

5 Surprising Benefits of PRP Therapy

5 Surprising Benefits of PRP Therapy

Insight Pain Management – When it comes to treating pain, we’re all familiar with medications, surgeries, or non-invasive techniques like chiropractic care and physical therapy. But a new technique called platelet-rich plasma injections (or PRP therapy) is becoming an...

What are Tarlov Cysts and How are They Treated?

What are Tarlov Cysts and How are They Treated?

Insight Neurosurgery – Tarlov cysts, also known as perineural sacral cysts, are fluid-filled sacs that commonly impact nerve roots at the lower part of the spine in the sacral region. Unlike other conditions, such as spinal lesions, Tarlov cysts contain spinal nerve...

The Important Link Between Cholesterol and Stroke

The Important Link Between Cholesterol and Stroke

Insight Neurosurgery – Each year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. With an estimated one in four adults over the age of 25 likely to have one in their lifetime, stroke has now reached epidemic proportions. Although strokes are commonly...

8 Reasons You Should Get a Flu Shot This Season

8 Reasons You Should Get a Flu Shot This Season

Insight Chicago – With flu season just around the corner and the battle against COVID-19 still a top priority, September and October is the perfect time to get your annual flu vaccine. Unlike a common cold or other viral illness, influenza is a serious respiratory...