Spring 2004 Issue

Welcome to the online version of Neurosurgery Notes, the practice newsletter for Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates. To find out more about the practice or to subscribe to our newsletter, click the links to the left. To read the articles in this issue, click below.

In This Issue:

Addition Of Mobile “Short-Bore” MRI Means Greater Convenience And Comfort For Patients
For the added convenience of patients, and to enhance their continuity of care, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates recently added in-house MRI services to the practice’s Edgehill Road and Ballantyne offices. full story

Minimally Invasive Laminectomy Relieves Lumbar Spinal Stenosis With Faster Patient Recovery Time
In the past, surgery probably wouldn’t have been considered for treating Margaret Staubach’s lumbar spinal stenosis. That’s because at the age of 90 a traditional laminectomy, which requires a hospital stay and a four-to-six-week recovery period, would have taken too great a toll. But last summer, through the use of endoscopic technology, Margaret underwent a minimally invasive lumbar laminectomy, returned home the same day, and felt immediate relief.
full story

Specialized Mid-Level Practitioners Add Efficiency And Continuity Of Care
Since the addition of the first physician assistant in 1997, mid-level practitioners continue to play vital roles at Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates. The practice staff now includes eight physician assistants and three nurse practitioners who work closely with our neurosurgeons in the office and the operating room. full story

Office Locations
1010 Edgehill Road North
Charlotte, NC
200 Medical Park Drive

Suite 350
Concord, NC

Lake Norman
Northcross Medical Park
16455 Statesville Rd.

Suite 460
Huntersville, NC
South Charlotte/Ballantyne
15825 John J. Delaney Drive
Suite 260
Charlotte, NC
5641 Poplar Tent Road

Concord, NC

Rock Hill
175 Amendment Ave.

Suite 104
Rock Hill, SC

All offices: 800-344-6716

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