Entries by Dr. Shehadi

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the compression of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel in the wrist. The median nerve runs through the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and half of the ring finger closest to the middle finger. What are the symptoms? Common symptoms include numbness, tingling, and pain in the […]

NEW Headache Clinic in Columbus, Ohio!

Neurosurgery Associates has now opened a Headache Clinic in Columbus, Ohio! The Headache Clinic will be led by our Nurse Practitioner, Tiffany Epps. It’s very difficult to know the source and solution to consistent headaches. There are various types of headaches including tension, migraine and even sinus headaches. Some headaches have a simple solution, others could be […]

Dr. Shehadi Featured in Memorial Health Hospital’s WellAware Magazine

Memorial Health Hospital’s WellAware Winter Newsletter featured Dr. Shehadi. “Board-Certified Neurosurgeon Joseph A. Shehadi, MD, FRCSC, FACS has joined the medical staff at Memorial Hospital and is now seeing patients in the Specialty Care Center, along with Physician Assistant Meghan Rauchenstein, MPH, MSPAS, PA-C.

How To Pick The Right Spine Surgeon

Usually, people who decide to undergo back surgery have been in pain for a long time. Maybe they have tried pain management, physical therapy, and gritting their teeth and living with the pain. Maybe the back pain originated from a work or other lifestyle injury. In any case, the goal of the surgery is to […]

What Is a Neurosurgeon?

A neurosurgeon is a doctor who performs the diagnosis and surgical treatment of nervous system disorders. Neurosurgeons require extensive education and training. As described below, a neurosurgeon’s role is distinct from that of a neurologist. Some common complications of the central and nervous systems that a neurosurgeon treats include tumors, trauma, vascular disorders, infections and […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

While many people think of March as the bridge between winter and spring, few know that it is also brain injury awareness month. It is imperative that we take precautions to prevent traumatic brain injuries, commonly called TBIs. Let’s take a look at some TBI statistics and examine how we can protect ourselves from these […]