Blog Archive

Top Signs You May Have a Pinched Nerve Nov 1st, 2019

Did you know that nerves are a type of cell? Nerve cells act as messengers to send messages to the brain and to help us interact with the world, according to a study published by the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care. Some nerves affect your voluntary and...

How Does Nerve Pain Differ from Other Kinds of Pain? Oct 1st, 2019

No one likes pain, but it serves an important purpose — to prevent injury. However, when it comes to nerve pain, this typically isn't the case.  Here at Atlas Neurosurgery and Spine Center, located in Phoenix and Sun City West, Arizona, Drs. Abhishiek Sharma and Erik Curtis and our highly...

Radiating Pain in Your Leg May Signal a Damaged Nerve or Herniated Disc Sep 1st, 2019

You may be surprised to find out that lower leg pain isn't always caused by a leg issue. Nerve damage and herniated discs in the spine often occur in adults that lead a sedentary lifestyle or lift heavy loads regularly. Other risk factors include having poor posture or biomechanics, being...

Your Neck Pain Could Actually Be Neck Arthritis Aug 14th, 2019

That achy stiffness you’re experiencing might be more than just a “pain in the neck.” It could actually be cervical spondylosis — but the good news is, there are steps you can take to help relieve it. Here at Atlas Neurosurgery and Spine Center in Phoenix and Sun City West,...

Can Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Alleviate Your Back Pain? Jul 19th, 2019

Surgery of any kind should never be taken lightly, but when it holds the potential of relieving treatment-resistant pain, this avenue may be the wisest choice. And thanks to ever-evolving surgical technology, the minimally invasive approach to spine surgery means that your road to pain-free movement is a lot smoother....