Spine


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Triathlete Triumphs Over Head Trauma

During the Bass Lake Triathlon in 2013, Tammy Sears took a sharp turn with her bike and slammed into the pavement. Lucky for her, one of the riders right behind her was Scott Browar, a nurse from Clovis Community Medical Center who was able to help stabilize her spine until an ambulance arrived to take her to the Level 1 trauma center in Fresno, Community Regional Medical Center.

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Ekso Robot Demonstration

 Allen Prahl, physical therapist with Community Regional Medical Center, practices using the Ekso GT during a demonstration at the hospital. This technology helps people with lower extremity paralysis or hemiparesis due to neurological disorders such as a stroke or spinal cord injury walk.

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Conditions Treated

Treatment Areas

CyberKnife® treats several different types of malignant and benign tumors and lesions, as well as certain other medical conditions, in virtually any area of the body.

Conditions treated include:

Vascular malformations - an abnormal cluster of blood vessels in the brain or spine. While normal blood vessels carry blood with oxygen and other nutrients throughout the body, vascular malformations carry blood without nutrients.


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Alan's story

After being hit by a car, two-year-old Alan had a severed spine. He endured several surgeries at Community Regional Medical Center. After several months of rehabilitation, physical therapy and support, Alan is back to being a kid again.

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Dan Brown Legacy Fund PSA

Fresno State football coach Pat Hill and the family of the late defensive coordinator Dan Brown urge you to contribute to the Dan Brown Legacy Fund.

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Neuroscience

We are proud to offer one of the most advanced neuroscience centers in California. Our designated Center of Excellence at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno means neurology patients in the Central Valley no longer need to travel to the Bay Area or Los Angeles for specialized care.


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Spine Surgery

See how spine surgery helps Frank Miramontes live more normally and without pain.

Healthcare Heroes episode #1015.1.

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Spine surgery helps man in pain

Frank Miramontes of Visalia was living with almost unbearable pain because of degenerative discs in his spine. Bone spurs on the discs added to his pain and he felt his quality of life was suffering when he was unable to work or get around.

The pain led him to neurosurgeon Adam Brant, who performed spine surgery that changed Miramontes’ life.


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Pain in my Neck

For some, intolerable neck or arm pain can mean giving up what they love to do and living in agony. See how Sergeant Paul McKinnen made sure that wasn’t the case for him after injuring his neck in Iraq.

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