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Mob-C vs. Fusion: What’s the Difference?

In this video, see the difference between a standard cervical fusion and the Mobi-C artificial disc. Find out more about this alternative to cervical fusion HERE.  
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Leading the Way in Neuromodulation Technology

  At Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic we offer MRI compatible spinal cord stimulation for chronic neck and back pain as well as radiating arm and leg pain. Dr. Adam Lewis and Dr. John Adams provide a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach to managing pain. Dr's Lewis and...
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How do they test for sciatica?

  Sciatica Sciatica is a general medical term that describes a set of symptoms. The symptoms include low back pain and radiating pain into the leg and foot along the course of the sciatic nerve. This pain may be sharp with tingling and numbness often associated with it....
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Dr. Adam Lewis Advances Neuromodulation in Mississippi

Groundbreaking Neuromodulation Technology Adam Lewis, MD, neurosurgeon at Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic recently implanted the first Boston Scientific Precision Montage spinal cord stimulator system with a full-body MRI compatible paddle lead in the state of Mississippi. Full-Body...
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Fibromyalgia: Your Most Common Questions- Answers and Resources

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Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that effects approximately 5 million Americans.  It is much more common in women than men.  The diagnosis and optimal treatment is controversial.  Below are answers to many of the most common questions related to this...
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SiCure™ Sacroiliac Fusion System by Alevio® Completes 500th Case

SiCure™ Sacroiliac Fusion System by Alevio® The SiCure™ Sacroiliac Fusion System is manufactured by Birmingham, AL based Alevio, LLC. “SiCure has achieved higher and faster levels of implantation than we thought possible,” says Joe Robbins, CEO and Founder of Alevio. Alevio...
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The Jazz Lock Cervical Spine Fusion System

Congratulations to neurosurgical spine specialist Dr. Adam I. Lewis, for being a pioneer in the field of cervical spine fusion.   Dr. Lewis is the first spine surgeon in the state of Mississippi to utilize the Jazz Lock™ cervical spine surgical fusion system. developed by...
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Moyamoya Disease: Symptoms, Risk, Diagnosis & Treatment

What is Moyamoya Disease? Moyamoya is a disease that involves the cerebral vasculature (arteries in the brain). It is progressive and results in occlusion (blockage) of the major arteries within the brain. These arteries form a structure known as the Circle of Willis.
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Kyphoplasty: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Osteoporosis Fractures

    Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic is proud to offer the convenience of Kyphoplasy in our office. Overview This minimally-invasive procedure repairs a vertebral compression fracture. It helps restore the spine's natural shape. Some patients experience rapid pain relief...
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Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM) of the Nerves

Overview This technique is used during complex surgical procedures, especially those that involve manipulation of the spinal cord. IOM allows a neurotechnologist to monitor the health of the nervous system in real time during surgery. This greatly reduces the risk of...
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What is a Neurosurgeon?

What is a Neurosurgeon? A neurosurgeon is a physician who specializes in treating conditions and diseases related to the nervous system using surgical intervention to repair and correct the problems causing the conditions. The nervous system includes the brain, the spine, the...
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The Opioid Addiction Epidemic | Andrew Kolodny

Source: www.pharmedout.org Scope of the Opioid Epidemic: Over the last two decades, more than 175,000 Americans have died from prescription drug overdoses. This is more than 50 times the number of people that died in the World Trade Center attacks. In this video, Dr. Aaron...
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Opioids for Chronic Pain: Addiction Not Rare

In this video, Dr. Russell Portenoy, Dr. Nathaniel Katz, Dr. Thomas Kosten, and Dr. Andrew Kolodny with Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROPS) explains some of the myths surrounding chronic opiate therapy. These physicians also explain some of the events over the...
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Anesthesia: Conscious Sedation

  Contact Us Overview Conscious sedation is a type of anesthesia that makes the patient feel very relaxed. It reduces painful sensations and the awareness of pain. It is not intended to put the patient to sleep, and will wear off quickly after a procedure. Conscious sedation...
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Whiplash

Contact Us Overview This is a common neck injury. It happens when your neck jerks back and forth quickly and violently. Your spine bends past its normal range of motion. This can injure the vertebrae of your cervical spine. It can damage the supporting ligaments and muscles in...
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Where Does Neck Pain Begin?

Contact Us Overview Neck pain is a common problem that severely impacts the quality of your life. It can limit your ability to be active. It can cause you to miss work. Many different causes may lead to pain in your neck. About the Cervical Spine Let's learn about the structure...
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Where Does Low Back Pain Begin?

  Contact Us Overview Lower back pain is a common problem that severely impacts the quality of your life. It can limit your ability to be active. It can cause you to miss work. Many different causes may lead to pain in your lower back. About the Lumbar Spine Let's learn...
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Spinal Stenosis of the Thoracic Spine

Contact Us Overview This condition affects the thoracic spine between the neck and the lower back. It is a narrowing of the spinal canal that results from degeneration of bones in the spine, disc herniation, or thickening of the tissues that surround the spinal cord. Anatomy of a...
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Spinal Stenosis of the Cervical Spine

Contact Us Overview This condition is a narrowing of the spinal canal that results from the degeneration of bones, discs, or joints in the cervical spine. Anatomy of a Healthy Spine In a healthy spine, the spinal canal has a rounded, triangular shape that provides an...
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