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Vaccine Scheduling Update:
We’re experiencing very high call volumes from people interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, our vaccine supply is very small, and we are unable to accept phone calls to schedule vaccine appointments. Please check back here for updates.
April 09, 2021
John P. Creveling is a retired business and career consultant. In his own words he shares his experience with Parkinson Disease and how he has found ways to stay positive through this journey.
February 25, 2021
You’re in the grocery store and suddenly you hear a commotion. Another shopper is on the floor—convulsing. You’re terrified. What should you do? Beyond calling 9-1-1, knowing what to do—and what not to do—when someone is having a seizure could mean the difference between safely allowing the seizure to pass and causing an injury.
Caring for a loved one with multiple sclerosis can be difficult, here are 5 tips to help caregivers.
February 22, 2021
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and when should you seek help? Here, Dr. Diaz-Arrastia, Dr. Sandsmark, and Megan Moyer, CRNP, MSN, explain everything you need to know about TBI including treatment options available here at Penn.
December 31, 2020
Alzheimer’s is more than just memory loss. There are many other symptoms that can help you identify — and treat — Alzheimer’s early to slow down symptoms.
November 10, 2020
Many people with spinal tumors receive several other diagnoses before they get to the right one. Here's why a spinal tumor is challenging to diagnose.
Do you know what to do and what not to do if someone is having a stroke?
September 04, 2020
Jan-Karl Burkhardt, MD, is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Penn Medicine. Dr. Burkhardt sees patients at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and specializes in the treatment of complex and pre-treated neurovascular conditions, as well as the treatment moyamoya and other vessel occlusions.
July 30, 2020
There are many different types of spine surgeries from minimally invasive surgery to traditional spine surgery. Learn from our spine surgeons what to consider before perusing spine surgery.
July 16, 2020
The Penn Spine Center offers streamlined, collaborative, and multidisciplinary care.