Wednesday
Duma News

Tips for Enhancing Recovery Post Brain Surgery

The steps needed to help you recover from surgery actually start as soon as you are diagnosed and not just after you wake in the hospital bed. Prior to surgery you should read as much as you can about what Read more

Friday
Duma News

VIDEO: Revolutionary Parkinson’s Treatment Calms Tremors in Seconds

This video shows the incredible moment the tremors of a man suffering from Parkinson’s dissipated in a matter of seconds thanks to Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Tremor Control Therapy. This video has gone viral in the past month due to Read more

Wednesday
Duma News

What is the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and Why is it Important?

Have you ever left the mechanic feeling like you had no idea what was even fixed? Or paid for IT support, only to find yourself uneasy about the recommended updates or purchases your technician had offered. We have all been Read more

Sunday
Duma News

The Leading-Edge Pinpoint Radiation Technique

In the latter half of 2015, Dr. Chris Duma was featured on CBS News – Los Angeles when the station featured a couple – Cindy and Mark – two of Dr. Duma’s glioblastoma patients. Their story is particularly moving because the two Read more

Thursday
Duma News

What Can I Expect After Brain Surgery?

The first stop for post-surgery expectations is your surgical team. Your experience will vary greatly based on your health history, your diagnosis, your anesthesia and your surgery. However, if your surgical team hasn’t communicated clearly what to expect after surgery – Read more

Friday
Duma News

What is Neuroendoscopy?

The term endoscopy comes from endoscope, which is a flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it, typically used in gastrointestinal surgeries, and allows surgeons to view key anatomical features in real-time during surgery. Thus, neuroendoscopy is the Read more

Friday
Duma News

Parkinson’s Disease: Causes and Treatment Options

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disease, with about 1 in every 1,000 people developing (PD) in their lifetime. The disease typically manifests during a patient’s 50s and 60s, although people as young as their early thirties have been Read more

Tuesday
Duma News

What is TomoTherapy?

Patients who have recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor will quickly discover that there are many different treatment options available for removing or shrinking tumors. Many of our patients wonder what is the best treatment option for them? There Read more

Monday
Duma News

How to Find the Right Neurosurgeon

Being diagnosed with a brain tumor is often very stressful and overwhelming. A large contributor to the anxiety one feels is the fear associated with the unknown, but the unknown can be mitigated with the help of the right neurologist.

Friday
Duma News

How to Ease Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is considered the most painful neurological disease because it causes unrelenting head and facial pain in those who suffer from it – often being described as an intense burning or stabbing pain. According to an article from Read more