Pituitary tumors can cause a host of symptoms and diseases associated with hormone imbalance. Using image guidance, Dr. Freeman performs more precise, safe and complete brain tumor resections in less time, leading to faster recovery for patients.
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat spinal compression fractures resulting from osteoporosis.
The ONC team of neurosurgeons has extensive experience accurately evaluating, diagnosing and treating TN. ONC can differentiate it from TMD and other disorders causing facial pain.
A breakthrough in skull base surgery is endoscopic endonasal surgery, a minimally-invasive technique for the removal of select abnormalities that grow along the skull base.
Ocala Neurosurgical Center (ONC) is pleased to welcome neurosurgeon Jacob Freeman, MD to its surgical team.
Unlike most other forms of osteoarthritis, DDD is common even in young adults, most often due to a sudden strain or impact injury, but naturally people tend to become more susceptible to it as they get older.
Patients with severe lower back or leg pain and dysfunction related to a pinched nerve caused by a degenerative spinal condition like spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis or a herniated disc have earnestly sought treatments to relieve pain and restore mobility.
People suffering from stenosis of the spine obviously want to know what can be done to limit symptoms and prevent worsening of the condition.
While deep brain stimulation can’t rid patients of their conditions, it does provide considerable relief to many, and can help some people quit or reduce their medications.
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is a rather complex name for one of the most common disorders in people ages 55 and older: age-related damage to the spinal cord in the neck.
If you have symptoms of either carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome that last for more than a few weeks, it is important to see your doctor to confirm a diagnosis.
If your doctor has diagnosed you as having hydrocephalus and prescribed a shunt be placed to divert the excess spinal fluid to your peritoneal cavity and help relieve pressure on the brain, you doubtless have questions about the procedure.
Some people have chronic low back pain, which can result in a frustrating search for a comfortable position to work, relax or sleep, oftentimes without success.
Anyone who has suffered from sciatica, a symptom referring to the pain that starts in the low back and radiates into one or both hips, buttocks and legs, knows how miserable it can be.