Limb Conditions

The highly skilled multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) offers the most advanced neurosurgical solutions for a number of neurological ailments affecting the arms and legs that stem from brain and spine conditions. A variety of movement disorders, including:

  • Dystonia
  • Essential tremor
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spasticity

along with seizure disorders, phantom limb pain, and postherpetic neuralgia have been successfully treated with the latest in medical innovations at our convenient New York locations.

The leading doctors at NSPC in New York specialize in both minimally invasive and open procedures for the brain and spine to treat limb conditions. You get expertise and excellence with state-of-the-art care at NSPC’s premier medical facilities in the NY area.

Dystonia

What Is Dystonia? Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterized by involuntary repetitive and twisted postures and motions, caused by contractions and expansions by opposing muscles. Many different types and categories of dystonia exist. For...
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Essential Tremor

What Is Essential Tremor? Essential tremor is a movement disorder with involuntary rhythmic trembling of the muscles or back and forth oscillations that affect the body part while in motion. This neurologic condition is one...
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Movement Disorders

What Are Movement Disorders? Movement Disorders are a category of neurological conditions that have abnormal, involuntary or excessively slow movements that are generated from within the brain or spinal cord. A wide variety of conditions...
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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which involves the deterioration and loss of irreplaceable neurons in the substantia nigra, a portion of the brain that helps direct controlled movement. This deterioration of neurons leads to...
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Phantom Limb Pain

What Is Phantom Limb Pain? Phantom limb pain is a painful sensation from a limb that does not exist (usually due to amputation, but the condition sometimes occurs in patients who were born without the...
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Pinched Nerve

What Is a Pinched Nerve? A pinched nerve is compressed by nearby tissue such as a bone, tendons, cartilage or muscles. Although other nerves can be squeezed, or pinched, we’ll focus on nerves in the...
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Post-Stroke Pain

What Is Post-Stroke Pain? A stroke is an injury to the brain due to the interruption of the blood supply, which causes destruction of a portion of brain tissue that can lead to weakness, numbness,...
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Postherpetic Neuralgia

What Is Postherpetic Neuralgia? Postherpetic neuralgia is a painful skin condition that occurs after a shingles eruption. The chickenpox virus (also called herpes zoster or varicella zoster) remains in the body and when reactivated causes...
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Sciatica

What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is the name for a group of symptoms including pain and other sensations that occur when the sciatic nerve roots coming out of the spinal cord and extending into the lower...
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Seizure Disorder

What Is a Seizure Disorder? A seizure disorder occurs when there is an imbalance in the brain’s electrical activity, and the cerebral neurons misfire causing interference with the signals to the brain—leading to a loss...
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Spasticity

What Is Spasticity? Spasticity is a condition with involuntary constant muscle contraction, causing muscles to shorten and become stiff and inflexible. Causes and Symptoms of Spasticity Spasticity can be caused by injuries, diseases and other...
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Tremor

Tremors themselves are not dangerous or life threatening, but they are often a point of embarrassment. In addition to the social stigma surrounding tremors, there is also the problem with daily tasks being impeded. What...
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