All About Brain Aneurysms: Causes, Symptoms, and Lifesaving Treatment Options at Inova

Sidhartha Chandela, MD, is a board certified and fellowship-trained minimally invasive neurosurgeon with Inova Neurosurgery. Dr. Chandela specializes in both brain and spinal neurosurgery. Your body’s arteries are strong, muscular blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from your heart to every cell in your body, including your brain. But with each heartbeat, your arteries are…

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After Seven Years of Pain, Jennifer’s Life Now Runs Smoothly After Spine Surgery

Jennifer Fraczkiewicz Taylor is always on the go. Between activities with family and friends, traveling, a range of hobbies that include training for triathlons and half-marathons, and her full-time work as a pediatric speech-language pathologist, Jennifer isn’t one to sit still. But a spine injury changed everything, derailing her quality of life for years –…

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Inova Physician Examines New Drug Treatment for Alzheimer’s

Expert Q&A with Sean Rogers, MD, PhD, System Section Chief, Inova Memory Disorders Program. Dr. Rogers directs the Inova Memory Disorders Program and has extensive experience in treating Alzheimer’s disease and overseeing Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials. Alzheimer’s disease affects 6.2. million Americans. Earlier this week, the first new drug therapy in 20 years for Alzheimer’s…

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What to Know About Inflammation of Optic Nerve Fibers in the Brain and Eye: Optic Neuritis

Dr. Sonalee Kulkarni is a specialist in neurology and expert in the specialty of neuro-ophthalmology. Expert Q&A with Sonalee Kulkarni, MD, Inova Neurosciences Q: What does a neuro-ophthalmologist treat, and how is it different from what an eye doctor treats? Neuro-ophthalmology combines areas of both neurology and ophthalmology. It requires specialized training and expertise in…

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Meeting the Challenges of Distance, Travel and Time in Parkinson’s Disease Care: Telehealth and Remote DBS Neurostimulation

Ramsey (Drew) Falconer, MD, is the Medical Director of the Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center. He is board certified in neurology and is a fellowship-trained movement disorders specialist. He also oversees several clinical trials in Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and movement disorders at the center. Discover new technology that enables remote DBS programming during…

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