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New Alternative Surgery for Pinched Nerve in Neck

Why Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy may be the answer for Neck Pain Occasionally the cervical spine roots can become entrapped causing some neck but mostly arm pain. Sometimes an anterior cervical discectomy approach is require, but often times the entrapment of the nerve can be released from approaching the nerve from the back of the neck.  This […]

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Lifestyle, Diet and Supplement Changes can Help your Brain Capacity

Mental Energizers By Joseph Maroon, MD , For Well Bella Magazine, Saturday, December 1, 2012 These lifestyle, diet and supplement changes can help your brain to function at its greatest capacity. The brain is often called the last frontier of medical discovery. Over the last decade, however, research into brain function has rapidly evolved, and […]

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UPMC’s Dr Joseph Maroon Talks Life After Becoming an Ironman

Dr Maroon discusses what it feeling to have completed his 5th World Championship Ironman Triathlon in Kona, HI.  His blog post appears on UPMC Blog post on Nov 6, 2013 – Read Entire Post Here   The incredible high from the massive release of endorphins—that intense feeling of “flow” and focus—was followed, within 48 hours, […]

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Joseph Maroon Completes Ironman Championship in Kona, HI

Joseph Maroon, MD, Neurosurgeon, Nutritional and Fitness Expert has just completed his fifth Hawaiian Ironman World Championship Triathlon, on October 12, 2013 in Kona, Hawaii with a time of 16:03:48 See Video of Dr. Maroon as he describes his thoughts on completing the World’s Toughest Race – Click Here The Hawaiian Ironman event consists of a 2.4-mile […]