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  • Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common ailments associated with compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. This compression causes pain in hand and wrist, numbness, weakness in fingers, and so on. This disease has a particularly negative effect on the patient’s health, not only due......

  • Chronic pain is one of the most common ailments in modern society. It is also one of the main causes of incapacity for work, which has a negative impact not only on the physical and psychological well-being but also on economic performance. Statistics show that more people are suffering from......

  • For a patient to recover as quickly as possible and to return to a normal life without pain after spinal surgery, one must follow certain recommendations. Neurosurgeon Ph. D. Bronius Špakauskas gives some examples of how a patient can take better care of oneself and explains what the healing process......

  • Spine surgeries are well known both in the world and in Lithuania. Type of surgery depends on the clinical situation, adjacent diseases, other factors. And only when the neurosurgeon evaluates magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) the diagnose can be set. Neurosurgeon MD Ph.D. Bronius Špakauskas talks about the most popular type......

  • MD Ph.D Bronius Špakauskas has been working as a neurosurgeon for over 40 years. With the doctoral dissertation in medicine, he has the highest qualification as a neurosurgeon. Most of his life, the doctor specializes in spine surgery, treating various spinal disorders, oncological diseases, and traumatic deformities. The invaluable experience......

  • The peripheral nervous system consists of nerves, nerve plexuses, and nodes that are distal to the brain and spinal cord. These are nerves in the arms and legs, face, chest, and abdomen. The peripheral nerve can be damaged by a variety of reasons – injury or illness. However, it can......

  • Neurology is the science of the structure and functions of the nervous system. This field of medicine investigates and treats disorders and diseases of the human brain and nervous system. During the appointment with a neurologist, the specialist performs diagnostic tests for the brain, spine, chronic and acute diseases, consults......

  • Children’s back pain, spinal deformity, irregular posture or other back problems are not new. Often, this becomes a sensitive issue that is encountered daily.  Without taking preventive measures and not applying to specialists at the right time parents risk to face long-lasting children’s spine problems. Unfortunately, scientific evidence confirms that......

  • The statistical data from recent years shows that up to 80% of adults appeal to the doctor due to work-related back pain at least once in their lives. When moving around a lot or during physical work, we often don’t realize that we may be doing it wrong. In this......

  • Ultrasound in medicine is used during many different cases. This device not only makes it possible to evaluate the condition of the internal organs. Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures for chronic pain patients are well known in pain management for years. Ultrasound is a safe, non-invasive technology that helps locate the painful......

  • It is difficult for a person with chronic pain to identify the exact source of pain. Often the pain is spreading, throbbing, it may usually be also felt in other parts of the body. For this reason, during the initial consultation pain physician provides the patient with a pain questionnaire,......

  • Chronic back pain is the result of a modern lifestyle. Sedentary work, lack of physical activity, obesity, irregular sitting, improperly performed movements, have a significant negative impact on human‘s health. Chronic back pain prevents you from enjoying a full life while working, resting, traveling. More often than not, continuous pain......

  • You don’t need to be old to know what the back pain is like.  Our lifestyle, low physical activity, sedentary work are the main causes of back pain. Young people usually experience pain due to bad posture, especially when working at a desk or a computer. Middle-aged and older people......

  • When a patient seeks neurosurgeon’s help he or she usually do not know what types of spine surgeries there are. This is understandable. Not all of the people have medical education and many medical words and names seem to be from another world. However, there are still some patients who......

  • Nowadays people work hard, live in constant tension and stress. In addition, we do not exercise enough, do not sit properly, do not follow the basics of full nutrition. Unfortunately, we forget to take care of our health daily, and not only when the problem appears. The consequence of this......