Meet the Team
Robert Robinson M.D.
Blake Pearson M.D.
Elizabeth Kuhn M.D.
Walter Haynes III, M.D.
Analyn Blair C.R.N.P.
Wendy Conner C.R.N.P.
Mallory Shatlock C.R.N.P.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Spinal Cord Stimulation
5 Irritating Signs That You May Have a Herniated Disc
Feb 05, 2024
When is back pain a simple strain, and when is it the sign of something more complicated — such as a herniated disc? The following five signs give you a clue that you have herniated a disc and should get your back checked out.
When Should I Consider Disc Replacement Surgery?
Jan 02, 2024
You’ve heard of knee and hip replacements, but technology now makes it possible to replace damaged discs in your spine, too. Here’s when you might consider this surgery to relieve pain and restore function.
What to Expect During Your Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial
Dec 12, 2023
Chronic back pain can be overwhelming. When pain medications and physical therapy haven’t helped, you might consider a spinal cord stimulator. If you’re scheduled for a trial of this pain-relieving device, here’s what to expect.
Chronic Facial Pain: Could It Be Trigeminal Neuralgia?
Nov 06, 2023
Do you have unusual, chronic facial pain that causes severe, stabbing, or shock-like sensations in certain areas of your face? It could be a sign of trigeminal neuralgia. Here’s when you should suspect this diagnosis.
Determining Your Best Treatment for Glioblastoma
Oct 01, 2023
A glioblastoma diagnosis is overwhelming and frightening, but understanding your treatment options helps you make informed decisions about your care. Read on to learn more about those options and how to determine your best course of care.
Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Nervous System
Sep 01, 2023
Your nervous system connects every movement, sensation, and thought in your body. Having a robust nervous system contributes to good health. Read on for tips on optimizing your nervous system and your body.
Recovering From Spinal Fusion
Aug 07, 2023
Recovering from spinal fusion requires time, patience, and commitment. If you’re scheduled for surgery, here’s what you can expect as well as our tips on how to maximize the benefits of this surgery.
When Your Headaches Are a Sign of Something More Serious
Jul 05, 2023
Everyone has a headache once in a while due to a viral infection or stress. Some people even experience chronic tension headaches or migraines. But if you have severe headache pain with no clear explanation, it could indicate a serious problem.
Synovial Cysts — A Lesser-Known Cause of Back Pain
Jun 01, 2023
Most people know that arthritis and disc herniations can cause back pain, but not many have heard of synovial cysts as a culprit. These fluid-filled sacs can form in the joints of the spine and cause sciatica and other pain. Read on to learn more.
3 Nonsurgical Solutions to Remedying a Herniated Disc
May 01, 2023
Surgery isn’t the only treatment for a herniated disc. Nonsurgical or minimally invasive therapies can help you find relief even when rest and over-the-counter medications fail. Here are three common surgery-free treatments for a herniated disc.
4 Primary Causes of Spinal Stenosis and How It’s Treated
Apr 11, 2023
Spinal stenosis most often affects your lower back and neck, and symptoms like pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in your arms and legs can really interfere with your life. Here are common causes and treatments of this condition.
When Is Spinal Fusion Surgery the Best Solution?
Mar 15, 2023
Spinal fusion prevents pain by limiting movement between specific bones in the spine. The surgery is a serious step that your doctor may recommend only after other interventions have failed. Here’s when spinal fusion may be your best option.
When Your Neck Pain Could Be the Sign of a More Serious Problem
Feb 24, 2023
Does your neck feel stiff and painful more often than not? That neck discomfort could be telling you something important. Read on to learn when it’s worth making an appointment with one of our skilled experts.
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Address: 3535 Grandview Parkway, Suite 150, Birmingham, AL 35243
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