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Gastonia Spine Doctor

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Spinal Care in Gastonia  Are you suffering from consistent discomfort and in need of a Gastonia spine doctor? Call our office at The Spine Clinic at Neuroscience and Spine Center of the Carolinas today to learn what we can offer you in terms of elite-level, compassionate care. We’ll go the extra mile to help you achieve and maintain optimum health!  At The Spine Clinic of Neuroscience and Spine Center of the Carolinas, our team of seasoned specialists is proud to offer top tier spinal care to our fellow members of the Gastonia community, extending out to the entire... Read more →
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Gastonia Carpal Tunnel Surgery

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Sometimes when you perform a repetitive motion with your hand or arm you may develop carpal tunnel syndrome. There are several treatment options available, but when nonsurgical options do not help relieve the pain, you may need to have carpal tunnel surgery. At our practice, The Spine Clinic at Neuroscience and Spine Center of the Carolinas, our surgeon is able to provide you with Gastonia carpal tunnel surgery. Our expert doctor is Dr. William Hunter. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon with more than a decade of experience. He lectures across the country about minimally invasive surgical techniques. Many patients... Read more →
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Gastonia Neurosurgeon

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Your health and wellbeing are essential to your survival so it is vital that you understand your own particular needs, that you make healthy life choices, that you take care of yourself, and that you know exactly which specialists and doctors you need to see regularly. For the most part, a majority of people only really need to see a handful of specialists such as their eye doctor, general physician and their dentist, but in the event that you have a particular condition or need specific treatment, then you need to find the appropriate practitioner. If you need a Gastonia... Read more →
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Dr. William D. Hunter - Spine Specialist

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Spine Doctor in Gastonia     Are you experiencing back pain? If so, you will want to come and visit us at The Spine Clinic at Neuroscience and Spine Center of the Carolinas. At our spine care center, you will be able to meet with our board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. William Hunter. Dr. Hunter is board-certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He has more than a decade of experience in helping patients who need spine care. If you would like to see our highly trained and highly regarded spine doctor in Gastonia, make an appointment today to visit him... Read more →
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Herniated Disks - A Real Pain in the Back

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What is a herniated disC? A herniated disc results when one of the small, spongy disks between your spinal vertebrae becomes damaged. These discs act as cushions between the vertebrae, absorbing shock and keeping the spine flexible. The damaged disc may bulge or break open, compressing the nerves. Symptoms:Neck painShoulder painArm painLower back painHip painLeg painNumbness or tinglingWeakness CausesA herniated disc may be caused by the general wear and tear of aging or by a spinal injury. TreatmentFor nine out of 10 people, conservative treatment relieves symptoms in just a few weeks or months.Medications – Painkillers or anti-inflammatory... Read more →
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Minimally Invasive Techniques for Lumbar Stenosis

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What is lumbar stenosis? Lumbar stenosis is the gradual narrowing of the space where nerves pass through the spine. This narrowing can compress and irritate the nerves branching out from the spinal cord, causing pain or numbness in the lower body.Symptoms:Decreased endurance during physical exercise and activitiesNumbness/tingling, weakness or cramping in legs, calves or buttocksLower back painHip painButtock painLeg painSymptoms improve when sitting, leaning forward or laying on the backCauses Lumbar stenosis is caused by changes in the shape and size of the spinal canal as people age. Lumbar stenosis is most common in adults over the... Read more →
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