Brain

Surgery may be required to treat Trigeminal Neuralgia

What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Patients arrive at Michigan Head & Spine Institute with many different conditions and injuries.  We hear from our patients that learning about conditions other than what you might be experiencing often helps family members or friends. So this...

Heart's connection to Brain

Give Your Brain a Break, Keep The Blood Flowing

The two main blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain are called the carotid arteries. When these arteries narrow, blood flow to the brain is reduced. This is called carotid artery stenosis. The gradual buildup of fatty substances...

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Conquer Chiari – Walk Across America 2016

Dr. Holly Gilmer joined her past patients and their families and answered questions about Chiari during the Conquer Chiari Walk Across American on September 17, 2016 at Stoney Creek Metropark. The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America is a series of...

Chiari Malformation

Adults Diagnosed with Chiari Malformation

In her early thirties, Amy experienced very bad and massive migraine headaches. At that time, she went to see a neurosurgeon and was diagnosed with Chiari I malformation. Amy was told she could have brain surgery, but it was an elective surgery. She...

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