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AZ Syringo Chiari Support Group

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Support Group Holiday Meeting Social

                            When: December 10th, 2016- 11:00 am to 1:30 pm Where: St. Joseph’s Hospital-350 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix                   … Continue reading

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Coping with Chiari and Syringomyelia

By Shawna Countryman A diagnosis of syringomyelia (SM) and/or Chiari (CM) may affect us in many different ways. Dealing with the various facets of a long-term condition can leave one feeling alone, frightened and confused. Not only will we have … Continue reading

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Symptoms of Syringomyelia, ASAP.org

Symptoms of Syringomyelia (not limited to) Motor *Muscle weakness and atrophy, particularly in hands and arms *Increased muscle tone (stiffness or spasticity) in arms and/or legs *Abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis) Sensory *Decreased feeling in hands and arms. Depending … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert F. Spetzler of BNI to retire; New CEO Dr. Michael Lawton is named to succeed him.

<https://www.barrowneuro.org/press-releases/dr-michael-lawton-to-succeed-dr-robert-spetzler-as-head-of-barrow/

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Dr. Robert Spetzler Featured in National Geographic

Neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Spetzler was photographed by National Geographic for a story about how science is redefining life and death. Source: Dr. Robert Spetzler Featured in National Geographic https://www.barrowneuro.org/in-the-news/dr-robert-spetzler-featured-in-national-geographic/

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Chiari Malformation: An Overview by Rick Labuda, conquerchiari.org

   

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