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Fox 7: Brain Surgeons Save Their Nurse

Fox 7: Brain Surgeons Save Their Nurse On April 8, Fox 7 Anchor/Reporter Ann Wyatt Little taped a story on Gigi Gelvosa, a Ascension Seton operating room nurse who worked closely with top surgeons in the Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute — and who suddenly found herself in need of their expert care. Drs.
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Tremors Abate After Deep Brain Procedure

Tremors Abate After Deep Brain Procedure “The tremors and fatigue got so bad, my arm would seize up and, ultimately, I had to quit my job.” That was the low point for Parkinson’s patient Suzanne Wyper, an Austin massage therapist with Parkinson’s disease. For several years, Wyper struggled with the effects of Parkinson’s…
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Burden Greater When Elderly Have Dementia

Burden Greater When Elderly Have Dementia Family members and other unpaid caregivers individually devote an average of 73 hours per month to helping the elderly who live in our community and not in residential care or nursing homes. When an elderly person also has dementia, the time demand increases substantially – to more than 100…
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Students Help Paralyzed Patient BBQ Again

Students Help Paralyzed Patient BBQ Again KXAN-TV News Anchor and Medical Reporter David Scott recently aired a story on Paul Horton, who was paralyzed from the chest down after a mountain bike accident. Horton now is a rehab regular at the Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute‘s…
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‘Iron Man’ Robot Helps Stroke Patients

‘Iron Man’ Robot Helps Stroke Patients Rehabilitation after a health issue or accident can be long and painful. For those recovering from a stroke or spinal cord injury, the challenges are unique. One side of the body can be affected more than the other. Damage to the brain can also cause roadblocks to regaining movement. But…
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