Back and Neck Pain Relief at Last

Posted on November 29, 2017

Sally Andrew shares her story about how minimally invasive surgery by Joel Norman, MD at TN Brain and Spine brought relief to her chronic back pain.

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Back in the Swim of Things

Posted on September 21, 2017

Angela Maxwell shares her story about how minimally invasive spine surgery by Joel Norman, MD at TN Brain and Spine brought relief to her chronic back pain.

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B97.5 Michele Silva Finds Sciatic Back Pain Relief After Surgery

Posted on August 7, 2017

B97.5 radio personality Michele Silva is pain free after minimally invasive back surgery by neurosurgeon Joel Norman, MD at TN Brain and Spine.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery Brings Maximum Relief to LeConte Employee

Posted on April 12, 2016

“Life before surgery was constant pain all the time,” says Juanita Lane. “I hurt in my low back, both legs all the way to my knees every day.” Lane is one of many who have discovered the seemingly miraculous benefits of minimally invasive surgery, available at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Lane, who works in […]

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Maryville Man Thankful for ‘Gift’ of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Posted on April 12, 2016

Bill Kendall of Maryville, 68, is a retired railroad worker who has spent a fair amount of time on his feet and bending down. At 6 feet, 3 inches tall, that’s a long way down. Over the years, Kendall developed lower back pain. Dr. Joel Norman diagnosed Kendall with spondylolisthesis, a degenerative condition in which […]

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Physicians Return Home to Provide Care for Sevier Patients

Posted on April 5, 2016

Joel Norman, MD, and Rebekah Swink, MD, don’t practice the same medical specialties, but they both have similar “home roots” that run deep. And that’s good news for their Sevier County patients. Read more about how Dr. Joel Norman came back home to care for his community.

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Back to Living, Farming, and Riding

Posted on March 29, 2016

For more than a year, Donna Barron’s back hurt, the kind of pain that keeps you up at night. Dr. Joel Norman diagnosed her with stenosis, a narrowing of the spaces in the spine because of arthritis and wear and tear on the disks. Using minimally invasive instruments and only five small incisions, Norman replaced […]

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