Peoria Woman Undergoes Life-Changing Spinal Fusion

Facing constant pain caused by a degenerative disc in her lower spine, a Peoria woman has undergone a complex lumbar fusion at Barrow Neurological Institute. In the 20 months since the operation, Ashley Skeeters has…

Barrow Spine Surgeons Discuss Back Problems in Golfers

After seeing many golfers in their clinic, spine surgeons at Barrow Neurological Institute submitted an article to the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine discussing the biomechanics of the modern golf swing and the impact on the lumbar…

Thoracic Disc Herniation Surgery: Challenges and Advancements

Numbness or weakness in the legs, difficulty walking, and loss of bowel or bladder function are some of the “red flag signs” neurosurgeon Dr. Juan Uribe looks for when evaluating someone with thoracic disc herniation….

Robotic Technology Helping With Spinal Surgeries at Barrow

A robotic technology developed at Barrow is changing the way neurosurgeons perform back surgeries. Currently used for spinal fusions, the Globus Medical ExcelsiusGPS allows neurosurgeons to perform less invasive and more precise surgery while significantly…

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Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.