Sciatica: A Problem for Neurosurgeons

minimally invasive spine surgeryMost people who think of the symptoms of sciatica first consider the numbness or tingling of the legs that is associated with pressure on the sciatic nerve.  However, the direct cause of sciatica is not a problem with the leg, but with the nerves and spinal cord.  It is the type of problem that requires the expertise of a skilled neurosurgeon to treat properly.  Having your sciatica problems treated by a neurosurgeon is most likely to be your best chance of making a complete recovery. Why? Neurosurgeons are the foremost experts on the human nervous system and all of its associated structures.  Essentially, they are the best studied on the human body’s most important system.

If I ever have questions about the human mind or the nervous system, I would ask a neurosurgeon or a neurologist.  If I have questions about any part of the body and how it interacts with my nervous system, I would ask a neurosurgeon or neurologist.  They are more qualified to address the nervous system structures of the body than any other members of the medical field, and with their expertise, our medical technology will continue to improve into the future.

Finding good neurologists is not difficult, either.  Considering they may be facing more difficult schooling than any other student, it is safe to say that those who are not qualified to not tend to finish the program.  If you ever are interested in learning more about neurosurgery and the research that goes into it, most neurosurgeons are willing to take time to educate others, simply to spark interest in their field.  If you want to talk to a neurologist, this group in Colorado has always been more than helpful for information:

Boulder Neurological Associates

1155 Alpine Avenue

Boulder, CO

(303) 938-5700

 

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Botox Treatments in the Denver Metro

Denver Cosmetic Surgery If you are thinking about skin restoration treatment, there are a lot of options.  Botox is the treatment we all are familiar with, its use of botulism toxin to paralyze facial muscles to eliminate wrinkles has been parodied throughout the media.  For those that are not interested in facial paralysis, there are injectable treatments like juvederm, which uses a nontoxic gel-filler to embolden the appearance of your lips or other problem areas.

Skin rejuvenation technology is a massive industry that spends millions of dollars every year in research.  Personally, I am not interested in the field, but the research does give me something to think about.  I feel that money spent on research for skin rejuvenation is frivolous and unnecessary, and completely selfish.  Of course, the science of aging is a legitimate field, but would that money which is spent on skin rejuvenation be better spend on understanding full-body rejuvenation?

I am talking about rejuvenation chambers and health potions, people.  We have such incredible technology that even intelligent people have a hard time comprehending how to direct it, and the result? Uninformed people make uninformed decisions about where the money should be spent.  Those people want to feel beautiful all the time, no matter how old they get, so they spend money researching how that should be done, regardless of the impact on the body images of society as a whole.

It is important to us that we love our appearance.  If we do not enjoy the way we look, it is hard to be happy.  The simplest of pleasures in life is taking pleasure in the way we look.  Of course, some people take it to an extreme (narcissism), but it is not a bad thing to have good hygiene, wear clothes that fit you, and have a sense of style that you craft for yourself.  I am a thrift store shopper, personally.

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Breathalyzers: Use as intended?

BreathalyzerBuying your own personal breathalyzer is a choice you might make for a variety of reasons.  My observations since the advent of personal breathalyzers have implied that these devices are rarely used as intended.  What the manufacturers would have us believe is that the main market for breathalyzers extends to people who are actually concerned about monitoring their blood alcohol content for safety or responsible drinking purposes. This is rarely the case.

Every time I have seen one of these devices in the open, it is at a bar, in the hands of someone with a popped collar.  They insist that they will achieve the “high score” on the device, and instigate binge drinking among all their compatriots.  There is no way my mind could make sense of such asinine behavior.  I am not fond of popped collars, so they already start on the wrong foot.

The fact that they were endorsing binge drinking and making fools of themselves only supplicated their collars to provide me with more of their characteristics worth detesting.  Do not go categorizing me as a teetotaler, I love a good beer.  But I advocate responsible drinking to a fault.  There is no excuse to get out of control with alcohol consumption outside of alcoholism and stupidity.

No, you do not have to stay totally sober forever.  But if you are drinking for the sake of getting drunk, or drinking to escape feelings, then you should seek guidance on whether or not treatment should be considered.  Drinking is a great way to enjoy social time with friends, but it is not difficult for it to get out of hand quickly.

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Divorce Lawyers are great for Family Law Advice

Divorce LawyerAlthough it is beautiful living in a mountainous city like Denver, divorce lawyers find the ugly side of it: the broken relationships.  Every city has divorces; families are breaking up over financial struggles and extramarital affairs at historic rates.  Unfortunately, after the financial struggles of many family separations are over, resolving the child custody dispute becomes the most tenuous of struggles.  Being an experienced Denver custody lawyer might afford us better insight into that trauma, but thankfully, I have not had to share that experience with anyone.

Financial struggles seem to be the primary cause of a great deal of marital separations, and it is a sensible expectation considering our economic recession.  It is unfortunate that so many marriages are not strong enough to withstand economic hardship.  Personally, I would never want to be involved in a marriage that could not pass through an economic trial, it would prove the love was not there.

Finding the power of love in a marriage must be more difficult than having a marriage ceremony, otherwise I imagine many marriages would survive all forms of financial hardship.  Seeing a marriage dispute over infidelity is something I could see causing a divorce, but money? It seems trite.  Maybe I am an outsider, seeing as I have never been married, but if a relationship is built on a mountain of money, and the money burns, it would make sense that it would fall apart.  Why then do people continue to build their relationships on material wealth?  That is a question we must answer for ourselves.

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Local Pizza: A Good Choice

It is always risky ordering pizza in an unfamiliar place.  Without the reviews and knowledge of the area, you risk getting an awful pizza.  That is why it is important to do your pizza background research.  In Boise, pizza is a staple meal just like it is anywhere else, but if you do not know the good pizza places, you will find yourself with a disappointing pie.

In Caldwell, pizza can be hard to come by for anyone who is unfamiliar with the area.  There are some corporate pizza joints that can handle the standard fare of pizza, but for something with a little local flavor, you have to do some searching.  I think that with the popularity of pizza, you can find good local pizza in almost any city you can think of, even the rural ones.  If they have a grocery store, they should have a good source of local pizza.

I am not sure, but I have reason to believe that a research study into the permeation of pizza into rural areas as a local staple might be necessary to draw complete conclusions about the health of the pizza industry as a whole.  I see a simple issue for many people: if you live in a rural area, there is a chance that the drivers of your nearest pizza delivery service are not willing to accommodate your living choices, and will not provide you with pizza.  What technology or policy could be developed in order to ensure pizza delivery to all locations?  It is a question that needs to be answered.

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