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March 17, 2022

‘I have to run:’ Teenage cross-country star back on course after brain surgery

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

When Nolan Hemmen laces-up his running shoes these days, he can’t help but think how far he’s come since having brain surgery. It was November 2019, just a few weeks after Nolan turned 16 and got his driver’s licence, he noticed his arms going numb. “I would scratch my arm and not feel anything,” says […]

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Tags: Brain surgery, Chiari Malformation, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Jacksonville, MayoClinicFL, Neurosurgery, Nolan Hemmens


October 17, 2016

Diagnosis and Treatment of Chiari Malformation Spurs Nikki Prins to Reach Out to Others

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Oct. 23, 2015, is a date that Nikole Prins will always remember. It’s the day she finally learned the reason for the bizarre symptoms she had been dealing with for more than half her life. Nikki precisely recalls the time she heard the news. It was 1:24 in the afternoon when her doctor called with […]

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Tags: Chiari Malformation, Dr. Grant Mallory, Mayo Clinic Health System in Owatonna, Neurology & Neurosurgery


December 24, 2012

Relief for pain caused by Chiari type I malformation

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Sean Murphy enduring debilitating chronic headaches due to Chiari type I malformation; Mayo Clinic surgeons provided relief.

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Tags: 2892, 5292, 5294, 5335, 5418, Chiari Malformation, John Atkinson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Sean Murphy


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