Dr. Jennifer McVige, director of the DENT Concussion Center, was honored as the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2018 Honoree. Dr. McVige received this prestigious award for her dedication to patients suffering from Neuromuscular disorders, especially her work with Spinraza, the breakthrough therapy for children suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).
By the age of 65 dizziness is the third most common complaint bringing people to the doctor, rising to number one after the age of 75. However, dizziness and balance problems can affect people of any age. According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication disorders,
On September 13, 2018 we dedicated our first floor boardroom to Dr. William Kinkel. Dr. Kinkel, one of the founders of Dent Neurologic Institute, has been an integral part of Dent’s success and legacy. Dent’s story is rooted in a rich history.
Medical cannabis is an effective method for treating a variety of medical conditions. Legal in 30 states medical cannabis is approved for a number of qualifying indications. After its legalization in New York State in 2014, DENT quickly became the largest resource in Upstate New York for certifying and managing patients.
Summertime can take a toll on a child’s sleep routine. Sleepovers, vacations and fewer responsibilities make it easy for children to get out of a consistent sleep schedule, making the back to school transition that much more difficult. We sat down with Attending Neurologist and Director of the DENT Sleep Center,
According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 47 million people around the world living with dementia, with that number expected to increase significantly in the next 30 years. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, with 5 million people in the United States diagnosed with the disease.
Concussion is one of the most common injuries reported by athletes, with an estimated 3.8 million sports related concussions occurring in the United States every year. In high risk sports like football and soccer, an estimated 20 percent of players suffer a concussion,
The brain is an incredible organ filled with 100 billion neurons that seamlessly communicate, allowing you to complete tasks from breathing to critical problem solving. Amazingly, it only takes the brain around 1/10,000th of a second to identify a need and respond with the appropriate action.
We sat down with Dr. Marc Frost, Attending Neurologist and Director of the DENT Sleep Center, who shared his tips for achieving and maintaining healthy sleep habits. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 1 in 3 American adults aren’t getting enough sleep.
Fatigue is a common symptom in Multiple Sclerosis patients, affecting around 80 percent of the patient population. There are three main types of MS Fatigue, ranging from basic tiredness and the feeling of needing sleep, to cognitive fatigue, which can affect thinking,