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Providence Neurology, Neurosurgery & Spine
Providence Neurology, Neurosurgery & Spine
Expert tips and advice for living your healthiest life
Neuroscience expertise expands in Everett
New technology and neurosurgery expertise available 24/7
Providence Little Company of Mary Awarded Highest Stroke Certification
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the South Bay’s only Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Learn the truth behind common Parkinson's myths
What you should know about Parkinson's disease and how it affects your movement and overall health.
New Clinical Institutes establish consistency and excellence
The Clinical Institutes share resources across the seven-state Providence Health system resulting in a high-quality experience for patients, with predictable costs and outcomes.
For people with Alzheimer's, music brings sweet memories
It’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and a reminder that research is needed to find a cure. In the meantime, music can help Alzheimer’s patients. Here’s how.
A jet ski accident left him paralyzed. He left the Providence Spine Institute on his own two feet.
Randy was rushed to a local hospital, but as the days passed, he still had no feeling below the neck. It was clear that he would need very specialized help.
New technology widens the window for doctors to successfully treat stroke.
What you need to know about the new stroke guidelines
You may have more time to get treatment for stroke, but you still need to act quickly to get to the hospital.
Stroke victims may have more time to recover
While patients should never delay seeking treatment for stroke, surgeons now have more time to extract clots and help patients recover. For some, the treatment window may now be 24 hours or longer.
Change your POV: Can hanging upside down improve your health?
Here are some of the most popular reasons people practice inversion therapy today.
What are we doing when we yawn?
For such a common behavior, yawning has been the subject of a lot of speculation and not a lot of concrete explanation. It plays both a physiological and sociological role.
Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's
Exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.
Is your favorite diet soda putting you at risk for stroke?
Diet soda could be putting you at risk for stroke and heart complications. Let us convince you to swap diet soda for these healthier alternatives.
St. Joseph Health Hospitals Provide World-Class Neurological Care
Highlighting neurological care at our hospitals
Is your brain sabotaging your efforts to lose weight?
We commit to losing weight, come up with a doable plan and cut calories, but the scale barely moves. A Providence neurosurgeon explains why.
Talking Multiple Sclerosis with Nancy Davis and Dr. Craddock
To gain a better understanding of the disease, we sat down with two people who are passionate about multiple sclerosis.
What is deep brain stimulation and how can it help?
Our director of the Restorative Neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulation program talks about the emotional benefits for patients and families.
Expert exercises for Parkinson’s disease
A Providence neurologist offers easy-to-follow, effective exercises for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
Stroke awareness: Separating myth from fact with Dr. Jason Tarpley
In honor of Stroke Awareness Month, we talk with the director of the Pacific Neuroscience Institute about the realities of strokes.
Ask an expert: Can you have a stroke and not know it?
Providence stroke expert Ted Lowenkopf, M.D., provides advice for how to recognize and prevent strokes.
Saving Hal: Training Our Teams for Top-Quality Stroke Treatment
Top quality stroke treatment in Northern California
Coordinating Care for Stroke Patients
Coordinating stroke care at Mission Hospital
Science agrees: Music hath charms to tame the savage breast
Researchers are seeing evidence that music has therapeutic power in studies focused on stress, trauma and depression.
Study finds association between diet drinks and risk of stroke, dementia
You may drink a diet beverage to spare yourself some calories, but a new study says you may be taking risks by doing so.
Can bad air quality affect your memory?
New research suggests microscopic particles we inhale from air pollution cause dementia and Alzheimer' disease.
Time is critical during stroke: What you should know
Our expert explains why time is critical when dealing with stroke and how it’s treated.
Research ties ability to recognize scents to risk of Alzheimer’s
The first clue that a person is at risk of Alzheimer’s disease may be at the tip of his or her nose.
Study may show new path for Parkinson’s treatments
Researchers say blocking a key protein may help prevent or slow the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Grateful Stroke Survivor Has a New Lease on Life
Grateful stroke survivor at Mission Hospital.
Researchers say infections may cause Alzheimer’s
Their findings may provide new avenues to fight the ravages of Alzheimer’s - loss of memory and cognitive processes, and behavioral changes.