NeuroSpine Institute-Proud Sponsor of the Ducks Pre Game Show on KUGN

The buildup to the Ducks game vs. the California Bears on Saturday, Sept. 28, was made even sweeter when the pipes of Dr. Gregory Phillips lent his voice of experience to the Ducks’  Pre Game Show on KUGN-AM.  Sportscaster Steve Tannen interviewed Dr. Phillips about his years as a Duck (he played from 1987-1991 under… Read more »

Health Advisory Lifted for Dorena Reservoir-FINALLY!

  Reduced blue-green algae levels confirmed A health advisory issued July 25 for Dorena Reservoir – located six miles east of Cottage Grove in Lane County – was lifted today by the Oregon Health Authority. The advisory was prompted by high levels of blue-green algae found at the lake’s shoreline. Water monitoring has confirmed reduced… Read more »

Latest on Upcoming Spine Summit

Lots of medical professionals are lining up their schedules in order to get those desired “CME”s! More details are being released about this fall’s Spine Summit, sponsored by the NeuroSpine Foundation and Drs Scott Kitchel and Chris Noonan. The date is: Saturday, October 12, 2013 It will be held at the Hilton-Eugene Time: 7 am-2… Read more »

We See Lots of Patients with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

and now a new study out of Sweden indicates that steroid shots can help relieve the symptoms of carpel tunnel….but only temporarily. In fact, three quarters of patients who were initially helped by the injections, ended up getting surgery.   Carpel tunnel syndrome occurs due to pressure on a nerve that runs from the forearm… Read more »

Oregon Coast Beach Advisories Lifted

Health advisory lifted for water contact at Cannon, Tolovana and Short Sand beaches   (Salem)  Testing shows fecal bacteria levels have subsided Public health advisories for contact with marine water at Cannon Beach and Tolovana Beach in Clatsop County and Short Sand Beach in Tillamook County were lifted today by the Oregon Health Authority. The… Read more »

Just in Time for the Long Holiday Wknd

  BEACH CLOSURES!!!   If you’re heading out for the long holiday weekend, you need to know about some beach closures at some very popular spots along the Oregon Coast.  Oregon health officials have issued public health advisories (Wed., August 28) for Cannon Beach, Tolovana Beach (Clatsop County) and Short Sand Beach (Tillamook County).  The… Read more »

Check Out New Physical Therapy Videos!

Our crew in NeuroSpine Physical Therapy is spreading the word about basic back health…what it is, how to achieve it at home and at work. Click on the NSI home page, go to Patient Services, find Physical Therapy and you’ll see a selection of 4 videos to get you started. Follow along as we share… Read more »

Sports Physicals…A BIG Hit!

  The last athlete walked out the door shortly after 7 o’clock on Thursday August 22 with a blue popsicle and a smile on his face.  In all, NeuroSpine doctors and medical staff saw an estimated 500 Pop Warner and Kidsports athletes (and their siblings and their parents) in the four days the sports physical… Read more »

Final Sports Physical Night Set

  4th and FINAL Sports Physical Night  Thursday, August 22, 2013:  5 pm to when we’re done   NeuroSpine physicians and medical staff will once again open their doors to the young athletes and their parents on Thursday, August 22, for the fourth and final sports physical night this year.  While it’s expected to mostly… Read more »

Check Out the New Video

We get asked a lot, “What’s a Physician Assistant?”  Our own Physician Assistant, Mark Wells explains.  Go to the homepage, at the top of the page, click on ‘About NSI’.  One of the options is ‘Physician Assistants’.  Left click on the picture of Mark and he will explain all!