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Trigeminal Neuralgia with Dr. Mian

Trigeminal neuralgia is a common neurologic disorder in which there are severe zaps of pain in the face. Patients often describe the pain as aching or stabbing or sometimes like an electric shock. The pain attacks start and stop suddenly, and they are brought on by...

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Glioma with Dr. Arias

A glioma is a type of tumor that begins from inside the brain itself. These tumors can be either benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancerous). They are graded from 1-4, with grade 4 tumors (glioblastoma) being the most aggressive, and unfortunately the most common. We...

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Back pain: FAQ’s with Dr. Robinson

What is causing my back pain? Back pain is usually caused by arthritis in the spinal joints (called the facet joints) and also if these bones do not line up appropriately. What can I do to prevent my back pain from getting worse? If you have back pain, it's important...

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What is Moyamoya? With Dr. Arias

Moyamoya disease is a rare disease that translates to “Puff of Smoke” in Japanese. Normally, blood is taken to the brain through the internal carotid artery. Once it gets to the base of the brain, it splits into the anterior cerebral artery which goes to the front of...

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Essential Tremor with Dr. Mian

Essential tremor is one of the most common neurologic conditions in the world. It consists of a trembling or shaking that worsens over time, and it can affect patients at almost any age in life. It is usually brought out by holding a posture or making purposeful...

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