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National DNA Day

National DNA Day is April 25.  It is a day that is to celebrate the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helical …

All About Headaches

Headaches. They are the scourge of the universe. Their causes (heredity, hormones, stress, noise, flashing lights, certain types of food/drink, pinched nerves, head trauma, etc.) are as numerous as the populations who suffer them.

Landmark Study Confirms Efficacy of Phrenic Nerve Surgery

Dr. Matthew Kaufman and Dr. Andrew Elkwood of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction are among the co-authors of a study showing that surgery for an impaired phrenic nerve can result in significant improvement in breathing function and physical activity. Dr. Kaufman called the research, published in the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, “a landmark study.”

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Avascular Necrosis on Facebook Live

Do you or someone you love suffer from avascular necrosis (AVN)? Do you feel that you’ve exhausted all options on a journey that seems to never end? If so, meet Adam Saad of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction.

Michael’s Story – Occipital Neuralgia

Out of the blue, Michael developed vertigo and in response to this, he developed occipital neuralgia, a condition characterized by severe pain in the upper neck, back of the head, or behind the ears.