Ask Our Physicians: Spine Surgery

Posted on February 28, 2018

Joel Norman, MD of TN Brain and Spine discusses when back pain is a neurosurgical problem and requires minimally invasive spine surgery.

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Ask Our Physicians: What is Neurosurgery?

Posted on February 13, 2018

Joel Norman, MD of TN Brain and Spine discusses when neurosurgery treats back and neck pain with procedures like minimally invasive spine surgery.

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Ask Our Physicians: Neck Pain

Posted on January 29, 2018

Joel Norman, MD of TN Brain and Spine discusses when neck pain is a neurosurgical problem and requires minimally invasive spine surgery.

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Ask Our Physicians: Back Pain

Posted on January 12, 2018

Joel Norman, MD of TN Brain and Spine discusses when back pain is a neurosurgical problem and requires minimally invasive spine surgery.

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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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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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