News & Articles

What We Do – Lumbar Laminectomy

Post by LNSA on April 1, 2017

The neurosurgeons of Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates perform a very wide variety of head, neck and back related procedures to treat an array of symptoms and conditions. In our What We Do series we will discuss a sample of our most common procedures and conditions in greater detail so patients can gain more understanding […]

Category: Dr. Kager, Patient Education
Read More

Don’t FALL in to Back Pain

Post by LNSA on September 1, 2016

Summer is coming to an end, the leaves are changing and the chill in the air is signaling the coming fall season. With fall comes a plethora of outdoor chores such as raking, mowing and cleaning gutters; all of which can leave you with nagging neck or back pain if you don’t plan ahead with […]

Category: Healthy Tips
Read More

Text Neck

Post by LNSA on June 13, 2016

As technology progresses and the constant usage of cell phones and tablets becomes more and more common, so do cases of Text Neck. This term is used to describe neck pain caused by the frequent act of looking down at your cell phone, tablet, or other device. While not specific to ‘texting’, the act of […]

Category: Healthy Tips
Read More

Preventing Back and Neck Pain with an Ergonomic Work Place

Post by LNSA on April 1, 2016

An often overlooked cause of neck and back pain is ergonomics. Ergonomics is simply designing and arranging your workplace and habits so you can perform your job easily and safely. Whether you are currently experiencing neck or back pain or not, you should ask yourself these questions to ensure you have an ergonomically correct work […]

Category: Healthy Tips
Read More

LNSA Employees Give Back: Part 1 – Cheryl in Togo

Post by LNSA on March 7, 2016

Our very own medical secretary Cheryl Rutt had the opportunity to travel to the Hospital of Hope in Mango, Togo West Africa this January for two weeks to serve as part of a medical mission team. Read her inspiring story below: In January of this year I had an amazing opportunity to travel to the […]

Category: LNSA News
Read More

Tips to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Post by LNSA on January 6, 2016

Lower back pain is common for people of all ages for a variety of reasons. Back Pain can be triggered by a traumatic event like a fall or car accident, it could be a sports-related injury, or it could simply be the degeneration of your spine over time that is leading to the pain. The […]

Category: Healthy Tips, LNSA News
Read More

Lancaster General Health named in Becker’s Hospital Review top 100 Neurosurgery & Spine Programs

Post by LNSA on December 3, 2015

As the primary neurosurgical group at Lancaster General Health we are excited to see that LGH has been named in Becker’s Hospital Review’s top 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery Programs for 2015. Becker’s Hospital Review develops this list based on rankings and awards received by a variety of institutions including US News […]

Category: Dr. Dziurzynski, Dr. Kager, Dr. Kuhlengel, Dr. Monacci, Dr. Ochalski, Dr. Thurmond
Read More

New Patient Education Video Library

Post by LNSA on November 11, 2015

We are very excited to announce the addition of our Patient Education Video Library! Our video library consists of many of the typical conditions we treat as well as a list of the common procedures we perform. The library is broken down in to two sections; conditions and procedures. Each of those sections is again […]

Category: LNSA News, Patient Education Video
Read More

Volunteer EMT’s Severe Back Pain Gone!

Post by LNSA on August 24, 2015

Volunteer EMT & Skilled Nurse Janice has dedicated her life to helping others. Her love of helping others meant she didn’t always take the time to practice proper lifting mechanics, which many times left her driving home in tears from the severe back pain she was suffering from. After years of dealing with the pain […]

Category: Dr. Roberts, Patient Testimonial
Read More