Neurology


Neurology focuses on diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system including stroke, dementia, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson's disease. Your primary care or family doctors may refer you to a Hendricks Regional Health Neurology team member if you are experiencing symptoms such as memory loss, tingling or weakness in your arms or legs, frequent headaches that do not respond to recommended treatments, and other concerns. Visit Hendricks Neurology to meet our team and learn about the neurodiagnostic testing and treatments available.
 
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New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 -- Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer from chronic back pain and cut the need for opioid painkillers, new research suggests.

The therapy, which targets the root ganglion nerves, is more effective than other spine stimulation procedures because it places tiny leads precisely at the area where pain originates, unlike other devices that provide more generalized stimulation, the researchers said.

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